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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 12, 2014 at 9:33 a.m.



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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Carson City woman has been ordered to prison in a basketball ticket scheme that authorities say targeted professional athletes and sports agents. The Nevada Attorney General's office said Megan Klein was sentenced to 2 ½ to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to identity theft.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a 35-year-old man is dead after a shooting in a downtown Las Vegas alley. Lt. Barb Schmidt says officers were called to North 13th Street and East Ogden Avenue last night. Officers say the man was taken to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Schmidt tells KVVU-TV that police are looking for suspects.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Members of the Culinary Union delivered lumps of coal to a casino company as part of a long-running labor dispute. The Christmas-themed protest began last night at Red Rock Casino, which is also Station Casinos' headquarters. It's the second demonstration at Red Rock in about two months.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County deputies say they believe drugs were a factor in the death of a teenager over the weekend. Authorities didn't release the name, age or gender of the teenager, who died Saturday on Mama Bear Court in Cold Springs. Deputies said they're waiting for the results of toxicology reports that could take weeks to complete.

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