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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say they're investigating a double shooting that left one person dead northwest of downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas police say the incident happened a little before 5:30 this morning at an apartment complex near Vegas Drive and Decatur Boulevard. Authorities say two people were shot, including one male victim who died on the scene.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County School District is among at least 26 district nationwide that have participated in a program to get free surplus military gear from the Pentagon. The district has received eight M16 semi-automatic rifles. District spokeswoman Victoria Campbell says there are no immediate plans to give any back.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Air Force officials say they're changing their policy on enlistment oaths after an airman at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada complained. The airman struck out the words "so help me God" on his reenlistment paperwork. The case went up to the Department of Defense General Counsel, which issued an opinion Wednesday saying the language could be left out if the airman preferred.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A longtime Las Vegas-area state court judge is pleading guilty to his role in a more than $2.6 million investment scheme. Judge Steven Jones also promised to resign from the bench and give up his law license. Prosecutors say he was part of a scheme that involved land and water rights and World War I bonds.
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