Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 29, 2014 at 9:41 a.m.



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LONDON (AP) — A Virgin Atlantic jet bound for Las Vegas made an emergency landing at London's Gatwick Airport after developing a problem with its landing gear. Television images showed the Boeing 747 on the runway as fire trucks waited nearby. The airport said the flight, VS43, took off at about 11:45 a.m. Flight-tracking websites show it circled off the coast of southwest England before turning back to Gatwick.

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — One person was taken to a hospital and one was treated on the scene after a fire in a North Las Vegas senior apartment complex. Firefighters say they found heavy smoke in one of the apartments when they responded yesterday afternoon. Officials say a man and a woman inside the home at the time of the fire were able to get out on their own.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An arraignment is scheduled today for a man who's accused of robbing four convenience stores before a standoff with police last week. Eddie Rodriguez is scheduled to face a judge on multiple armed robbery, burglary and attempted robbery charges. It wasn't immediately clear if he had a lawyer.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Crews will soon begin demolition of a historic bridge over the Truckee River in downtown Reno. The bridge, built in 1905, was made famous by divorcees who tossed rings from it into the Truckee when Reno was the world's divorce capital through the 1960s. City officials told the Reno Gazette-Journal construction of a new bridge is scheduled to begin in June.

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