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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman accused of intentionally plowing a car carrying her child through crowds of pedestrians on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk is facing a judge today on charges of murder, hit-and-run and child abuse. Lakeisha Nicole Holloway's initial court appearance likely won't reveal why she mowed down tourists and put her 3-year-old daughter in danger. Holloway plans to plead not guilty, according to one of her attorneys.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Military officials say a streak of light seen burning across the sky by people in Nevada and other western states was debris from a Russian rocket re-entering the atmosphere. Dozens of people shared images and eyewitness accounts at the white fireball, some describing it as a shooting star. Russia's Federal Space Agency declined to comment.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal is leaving after a week of turmoil sparked by the sale of Nevada's largest newspaper to the family of casino magnate and Republican party kingmaker Sheldon Adelson. Mike Hengel told the newsroom last night that he was accepting a voluntary buyout. Hengel has been editor of the Review-Journal since 2010.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ron Baker scored 17 points and Wichita State set a school record with 44 made free throws in a 98-69 victory over Nevada last night. The Shockers were 44 of 62 from the stripe, breaking the old record of 40. Eric Cooper Jr. led Nevada with 16 points and Marqueze Coleman added 10. The Wolf Pack converted 21 of 31 free throws.
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