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Swarm of almost 100 small earthquakes shake south Reno

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> (AP Image). RENO, NV (AP) -. A swarm of almost 100 little earthquakes has actually been shaking the ground in northern Nevada but specialists say they have actually been so small many people didn’t even observe.

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Seismological Lab say more than 90 occasions were confirmed on the south edge of town in between 10:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday in a location where the Mount Rose Highway intersects with U.S. Interstate 580.

The biggest was a magnitude 2.6.

There have actually been no reports of damage and less than 40 individuals have actually reported feeling them on the lab’s web site.

Ken Smith, the lab’s associate director, says they are keeping track of the situation carefully and updating regional emergency management officials in case the sequence evolves to a bigger, harmful earthquake.

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South Dakota gambling establishment worker accused of staging robberies

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. A Rapid City gambling establishment employee has actually been arrested after authorities state he staged two robberies at business. Carlos Guerrero, 28, has actually been charged with two counts of conspiracy to devote grand theft and one count of grand theft.

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South Point giving $1 million in perks, mentions tax reform costs

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Picture courtesy South Point The South Point Hotel, Gambling Establishment and Health Club, 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd.

. The South Point has joined the list of companies handing out benefits after passage of the Trump administration’s tax reform costs.

The gambling establishment launched a declaration today stating it was providing more than $1 million in bonus offers for 2017 to its employees, doubling the amount of perks for 2016.

The business also said it would be rescinding a scheduled boost in the share of medical insurance expenses paid by staff members.

“Las Vegas has actually experienced a significant amount of development over the previous few years, and this tax reform will continue to drive the economy for the city,” owner Michael Gaughan said in the statement. “The new expense will have a significant impact on our economy and, in turn, our residential or commercial property. We want to be sure that our extended family is taken care of.”

Quickly after the tax bill was passed, a variety of big corporations announced they would be handing out previously unscheduled bonuses.

According to reports, AT&T, Boeing, Wells Fargo, Comcast, and 5th 3rd Bancorp all decided to provide perks in the wake of the passage of the tax reform bill.

Contestant from South Africa wins Miss Universe crown in Las Vegas

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John Locher/ Assocaited Press Former Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere, right, crowns brand-new Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters at the Miss Universe pageant Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas

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Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown Sunday.

The 22-year-old, who just recently earned an organisation management degree, was crowned at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, while the second runner-up was Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett.

Ninety-two ladies from worldwide participated in the decades-old competition. This year’s edition had the most entrants ever, consisting of the very first agents in its history of Cambodia, Laos and Nepal.

In addition to the title, Nel-Peters earned a yearlong salary, a luxury apartment or condo in New york city City throughout of her reign and more prizes. She is the 2nd woman from her house nation to make the crown.

Fans of the pageant submitted the concerns that the last 5 entrants were asked during the competition.

When asked to call the most crucial problem women face in the office, Nel-Peters said the lack of equivalent pay.

“In some locations, females make money 75 percent of what males make for doing the same task, working the very same hours, and I do not believe that is right,” she stated. “I believe we need to have equal work for equivalent pay for females all over the world.”

Nel-Peters is from the South African seaside neighborhood of Sedgefield in the Western Cape province. She assisted develop a program to train ladies in self-defense in different scenarios after she was robbed at gunpoint a month after she was crowned as Miss South Africa.

Steve Harvey returned as the program’s host in spite of mishandling the 2015 Miss Universe crowning. On Sunday, he poked fun at his error throughout the night. Three days after people in the U.S. commemorated Thanksgiving, Harvey told the audience he is “grateful for the Oscars,” referring to the best-picture flub at this year’s Academy Awards.

Grammy-Award winner Fergie performed her brand-new tune “A Little Work” while the contestants strolled down the phase using evening dress. This year’s judges consisted of YouTube star Lele Pons, previous judge of “America’s Next Top Model” Jay Manuel and Wendy Fitzwilliam, the 1998 Miss Universe winner from Trinidad and Tobago.

President Donald Trump upset Hispanics when he made anti-immigrant remarks in announcing his quote for the White House in 2015. At the time, he co-owned The Miss Universe Company with NBCUniversal, but the network and the Spanish-language broadcaster Univision rapidly cut ties with him, refusing to air the program. Trump sued both networks, ultimately settling and selling off the entire pageant to talent management business WME/IMG.

Report: Father eliminated daughter and hurt son, separated spouse in south Las Vegas

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daughter’s killing and kid and partner’s battery.( Photo: LVMPD 2015).< img src=" http://kvvu.images.worldnow.com/images/15457679_G.jpg" alt =" Authorities are investigating a stabbing at a Budget plan Suites on Nov. 20, 2017.( Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5 )" title =" Police are investigating a stabbing at a Budget Suites on Nov. 20, 2017.

( Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5)” border=” 0 “width=” 180″/ > Cops are examining a stabbing at a Budget plan Suites on Nov. 20, 2017.( Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5/AP )-. A 30-year-old Las Vegas male is suspected of killing of his 12-year-old daughter, and stabbing and beating of his 15-year-old kid and his separated other half, Metro Cops said. Marcus Maddox was booked in absentia due to the fact that he was hospitalized from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Maddox called 911 to an apartment or condo on the 5200 block of East Craig Road at 5:54 p.m. Sunday.

Officers responded to the report of a female severely beaten and a male who was shot. Inning accordance with his arrest report, Maddox informed the dispatcher the beating and shooting happened” earlier and right now.” He was heard over the phone asking “Baby?” and “I’m (curse) sorry.” After a short pause, Maddox started to count, “1,2” while breathing heavily. Then he was heard stating “I love you baby”
followed by what sounded like a gunshot. Maddox did not respond to the call taker any longer.

Cops said they suspected Maddox had actually beaten his separated spouse, who had a serious head injury. The arrest report mentioned she was unable to talk byt she nodded her head “yes” when asked if he injured her. Cops stated he likely then shot himself.

On Monday at 11:18 a.m., officers reacted to the Budget plan Suites on 8440 South Las Vegas Boulevard, near Wigwam Avenue, on a report of two individuals stabbed.

Authorities said Maddox’s 12-year-old daughter was found dead and his 15-year-old kid was seriously hurt inside a space at the extended-stay hotel. The kid was required to a UMC Injury with life-threatening injuries. Both had stab wounds and blunt force trauma.

Metro said the 2 kids were injured prior to Sunday night when their father hurt their mom and himself.

Cops said they’re searching for info on the whereabouts of Maddox from the weekend.

Maddox deals with charges of tried murder, trouble, battery, discharging a gun inside an occupied building and belongings of a weapon by a forbidden person.

An investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2017 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Woman eliminated, young boy and lady hurt, dad thought in south Las Vegas stabbing

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daughter’s killing and child and other half’s battery.( Picture: LVMPD 2015).< img src=" http://kvvu.images.worldnow.com/images/15457679_G.jpg" alt =" Cops are examining a stabbing at a Spending plan Suites on Nov. 20, 2017.( Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5 )" title =" Authorities are investigating a stabbing at a Budget plan Suites on Nov. 20, 2017.

( Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5)” border=” 0 “width=” 180″/ > Cops are examining a stabbing at a Budget Suites on Nov. 20, 2017.( Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5/AP )-. A 30-year-old Las Vegas man is presumed of killing of his 12-year-old daughter, and stabbing and beating of his 15-year-old boy and his separated wife, Metro Authorities stated. Marcus Maddox was booked in absentia because he was hospitalized from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Maddox called 911 to an apartment on the 5200 block of East Craig Road at 5:54 p.m. Sunday. Officers responded to the report of a woman terribly beaten and a guy who was shot. Police stated they thought Maddox had actually beaten his separated wife, who had an extreme head injury. Police said he likely then shot himself.

On Monday at 11:18 a.m., officers responded to the Spending plan Suites on 8440 South Las Vegas Boulevard, near Wigwam Avenue, on a report of 2 people stabbed.

Cops said Maddox’s 12-year-old daughter was found dead and his 15-year-old son was critically hurt inside a space at the extended-stay hotel. The young boy was taken to a UMC Trauma with dangerous injuries. Both had stab wounds and blunt force trauma.

City stated the 2 kids were harmed before Sunday night when their daddy injured their mother and himself.

Authorities said they’re searching for details on the whereabouts of Maddox from the weekend.

Maddox deals with charges of tried murder, chaos, battery, discharging a weapon inside an occupied structure and belongings of a weapon by a forbidden individual.

An examination is ongoing.

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Equipped man strangles lady, police open fire eliminating him in south Valley

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LVMPD react to 780 East Pyle Opportunity( Chris Lee/ FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)- Las Vegas Metro cops are examining an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead and a female injured in a Silverado Cattle ranch neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

Lt. Cervantes said officers were initially dispatched to a domestic disturbance situation at 5:38 p.m. at a convenience store on 780 East Pyle Avenue, near Bermuda Roadway and Cactus Opportunity. On arrival, officers experienced an armed guy who was strangling a lady outside of the business.

Authorities stated a 10-year-old woman, the couple’s daughter, neighbored and officers took her to a safe location.

The occurrence intensified into an officer-involved shooting, Lt. Cervantes stated.

Officers consistently released spoken commands for the guy to drop his 9mm pistol and asked the woman to attempt and step far from him, authorities said. When officers saw the male pointing his handgun straight at the woman, an officer fired their weapon 4 times.

The guy was struck a minimum of once and dropped to the ground. The woman was likewise struck by a bullet in her stomach however officers might not identify whether she was shot by the male or the officer since they both had the exact same weapon.

The male and woman were transported to UMC Injury where the guy died of his injuries. Police said the woman is stable and is anticipated to endure.

She had the ability to get in contact with her child over the phone, inning accordance with authorities.

At this time, the area of Pyle and Pollock are closed to traffic pending the investigation. City anticipates to have more details within 72-hours.

Stay with FOX5 for continuing updates.

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North Korean ICBM launches dim South'' s wishes for talks

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In this July 4, 2017 file picture, dispersed by the North Korean government shows what was stated to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic rocket in North Korea. North Korea fired a ballistic missile Friday night, July 28, which landed in the ocean off Japan, Japanese authorities stated.

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SEOUL, South Korea– North Korea’s quickly speeding up nuclear weapons program is beginning to posture a grave difficulty for liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose dovish proposals for engagement have been met by silence and two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in less than a month.

Throughout the election campaign and his presidency that began in May, Moon has actually constantly revealed a desire to connect to North Korea. But in the wake of the North’s latest ICBM test, a stern-looking Moon on Saturday sounded more like his conservative predecessor as he ordered his soldiers to perform a live-fire workout with U.S. forces and backed stronger pressure and sanctions against Pyongyang. He then told government officials to set up talks with Washington over increasing the warhead limitations of South Korean missiles.

Moon likewise made a significant policy turnaround, ordering his military to talk with U.S. leaders in South Korea to momentarily place extra launchers of a contentious U.S. missile defense system, which was seen as a sign that Moon was all set to obtain tougher on the North. He likely has no other option as it is well past the point where Seoul could afford being seen as “asking” Pyongyang for talks, said Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul’s Dongguk University and a policy advisor to Moon.

“Ministries related to foreign policy and security should work with our allies consisting of the United States to guarantee that today’s justification is fulfilled by a stern worldwide reaction, such as U.N. Security Council procedures,” Yoon Young-chan, Moon’s senior press secretary, estimated him as saying throughout a National Security Council conference. Yoon said Moon likewise directed government officials to think about the possibility of unilateral sanctions against the North.

Through statements released by his office and later by the Foreign Ministry, Moon’s government made it clear it isn’t quiting on the expect talks just yet. But Moon likewise stated the North’s most current launch has the possible to “fundamentally change” regional security dynamics and worried the requirement for “strong and realistic measures” that could sting Pyongyang and repel its nuclear aspirations.

Moon has actually slammed the hard-line policies under a years of conservative rule in Seoul, which he states not did anything to prevent the North’s progress in nuclear weapons and rockets and only reduced Seoul’s voice in global efforts to deal with its competitor.

But some South Korean experts believe Moon may end up in the very same policy rut as his predecessor, Park Geun-hye, who initially pledged to show more versatility in handling North Korea prior to it performed 2 nuclear tests and began what has actually ended up being a gush of weapons tests in 2016. South Korea doesn’t have lots of alternatives for dealing with North Korea under ruler Kim Jong Un, who seems to have little interest in significant talks with Seoul prior to he reaches his desired objectives in nuclear weapons and rockets, the specialists state.

Moon made his most enthusiastic proposals for engagement in the after-effects of North Korea’s very first ICBM test on July 4. He declared his dedication to dialogue in a speech in Berlin days after the launch and then returned to Seoul to propose military and Red Cross talks in between the rivals to decrease displeasures across their border and resume short-term reunions of aging relative separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. But the North invested the past weeks ridiculing Moon’s comments and disregarding his talk propositions before conducting its 2nd ICBM test Friday night.

“North Korea works with its own schedule that is determined by its prepare for nuclear weapons and missile advancement, and will not be affected by any South Korean offer for talks or strengthening of sanctions,” said Park Hyung-joong, a senior researcher at Seoul’s Korea Institute for National Unification.

Koh from Dongguk University revealed a comparable view, saying that the ICBM tests clearly show that North Korea sees the current situation as a matter in between Pyongyang and Washington, and not solvable at the inter-Korean level. He said it would be an error to continue seeing North Korea’s missile tests as demonstrations aimed at wresting diplomatic concessions when the country is pursuing a genuine nuclear deterrent versus the United States.

“Talks will be difficult. North Korea has yet to react to the South’s proposals and the South cannot be seen asking for talks,” Koh stated. “The ball is now with the Trump administration and the circumstance will be identified by the choices it takes … All South Korea can do now is to perform its own military drills to reveal force and strengthen its defense, such as implementing THAAD.”

Washington and Seoul originally prepared to finish the implementation of Terminal High Elevation Location Defense anti-missile system by the end of the year. However after taking office in May, Moon had actually pushed back the deadline by introducing more stringent ecological reviews on the website to ease the concerns of residents, who reveal fear over rumored health risks connected to the system’s radar. Throughout the project, Moon had actually said that Seoul needs to reevaluate the THAAD implementation due to the fact that it has outraged China, South Korea’s most significant trade partner, which sees the system as a security threat.

A THAAD battery consists of 6 launchers and presently two launchers are functional in rural Seongju. Moon’s workplace said Saturday that the ecological evaluations will go on as prepared even after the 4 additional launchers are positioned.

3-year-old left in hot automobile at south Las Vegas Boulevard resort passes away from heat-related injuries

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lot of a resort( Kurt Rempe/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)- Abuse and overlook detectives are investigating the death of a toddler at a resort south of the Strip Saturday afternoon. Metropolitan cops reacted to a call of a hurt child at the Grandview Resort on 9940 South Las Vegas Boulevard at 4:50 p.m. Officers located a 3-year-old kid suffering from heat-related injuries, according to Lt. Carlos Hank.

Emergency situation medical personnel carried the kid to St. Rose Healthcare facility where he was noticable departed.

Lt. Roger Cost of the Unique Victims Unit stated the moms and dads of the kid recognized he had been left in the car in the car park of the resort for over an hour after getting to the hotel, but it was too late.” Any quantity of time because environment can be fatal to a kid,” Cost said.

Apparently, the moms and dads were visiting Las Vegas as part of a large household reunion that united relative from throughout the nation and lost track of the child.

Cost included that about a dozen kids belonged to the gathering.

The temperature level in the Valley today reached a high of 114 degrees, inning accordance with local weather forecast. Authorities stated the inside of an automobile with the windows rolled up in Las Vegas can reach a high of 170 degrees.

No even more information were released at this time. Stay with FOX5 for updates.

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Coroner identifies bodies found in south Valley

Police tape off a portion of parking lot near Pecos and Warm Springs roads after two bodies were found May 22, 2017. (FOX5 viewer submission) Cops tape off a portion of parking lot near Pecos and Warm Springs roadways after two bodies were discovered May 22, 2017. (FOX5 audience submission) Authorities tape off a portion of car park near Pecos and Warm Springs roadways after 2 bodies were found May 22, 2017.( FOX5 audience submission). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-.

Medical examiners have actually recognized the bodies of two people discovered in the area of South Pecos and Warm Springs roadways Monday. According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, a single person was identified as 86-year-old Clarence Diftler. The way of his death was ruled a suicide. The other person was determined as 84-year-old Margaret Diftler. The cause and manner of her death were pending more investigation.

Las Vegas City authorities said the 2 bodies were discovered next to a wall at 7385 of S. Pecos Rd. A call came in at 7:04 a.m.

Officer Laura Meltzer, of Metro, stated an initial examination showed the bodies might have been the result of a double suicide.

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No other details were right away divulged.

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