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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge says a Reno hospital can conduct brain wave tests, but she won't rule until Jan. 22 whether life-support can be removed from 20-year-old woman in Nevada. Lawyers for Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center won their bid to conduct tests that doctors think will show Aden Hailu (AY'-dehn HEHL'-oo) is legally dead and that a ventilator should be removed.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The sale of Nevada's largest newspaper to the family of billionaire casino-mogul Sheldon Adelson has gambling regulators watching. Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett confirms the agency is monitoring reports about the recent $140 million sale of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to the Adelson family including questions raised about reporters being assigned to investigate a judge overseeing a lawsuit against Adelson and his Las Vegas Sands Corp.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas city spokeswoman says the city's attorney has not yet charged a corrections officer arrested a week ago, accused of committing a prostitution-related crime. Las Vegas police report that they arrested officer Robert Moore on Dec. 23 for a misdemeanor prostitution offense. The police statement makes no specific mention of what Moore is accused of doing. Moore could not be reached for comment.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 20-year-old man is facing 12 to 40 years in Nevada state prison after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of drugs in a crash that killed a 6-year-old girl and her grandmother at a Las Vegas bus stop. Prosecutors say blood tests show Leonardo Ruesga had marijuana and methamphetamine in his system when the Volvo S60 he was driving jumped a curb.
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