Nevada News Minute
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal judge says he'll hear more about jurisdictional questions before deciding whether negligence lawsuits stemming from the Las Vegas Strip massacre should be heard in state or U.S. court. Judge Richard Boulware in Las Vegas also acknowledged Friday that questions about where lawsuits involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and almost 2,000 plaintiffs will be heard are likely to end up before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - Police in North Las Vegas have arrested a teenager in the shooting death of another teenager at a high school campus. The 16-year-old was booked into jail Thursday on suspicion of murder and possession of a dangerous weapon on school property. Authorities say 18-year-old Dalvin Brown was shot last week on the edge of Canyon Spring High School's baseball field. He later died at a hospital.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - President Donald Trump has signed legislation to fund the Energy Department, veterans' programs and the legislative branch, including Congress and the Capitol police. Trump signed the measures Friday during an event at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, where he stressed his efforts to improve veterans' care. Congress last week approved the $147 billion package as part of an effort by congressional leaders to head off a government shutdown.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Northern Nevada fire investigators say target shooters sparked a wildland blaze that has burned about 184 acres north of Reno. Multiple aircraft helped drop water on the Chimney Fire that broke out shortly after noon Thursday north of Sun Valley Regional Park.
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