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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas firefighter has been convicted of conspiring with a homeless ex-convict to murder his estranged wife. George Tiaffay's (TEE'-uh-fayz) wife was killed in her apartment while he was at work in September 2012. The homeless man, Noel Stevens, testified against Tiaffay in the trial.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A California fugitive who was shot in the face by a Sparks police officer when he fled U.S. marshals attempting to serve an arrest warrant at a Reno apartment building remains in critical but stable condition. Police say Lionel Irving has a history of violent crimes, including robbery, carrying a concealed weapon and escape.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Conservative activist Sharron Angle wants Nevada voters to decide whether to abolish the state health insurance exchange and require photo identification at the polls. The Republican former assemblywoman and former U.S. Senate candidate filed two petitions this week with the Nevada Secretary of State. Both proposals were debated during this spring's legislative session, but did not pass.
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — A solider has been charged in the shooting death of a soldier from Sparks at a home near Fort Stewart in Georgia. A Georgia TV reports that 20-year-old Spc. Hunter Kelly was killed on Saturday. He was a cavalry scout and entered active duty in August 2013. His awards and decorations include the National Defense and Global War on Terror service medals along with the Army Service Ribbon.
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