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Police Investigate Shooting, Looking for Suspects

LAS VEGAS -- Metro police are investigating a deadly shooting that took place in an east Las Vegas neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Police say the 7 a.m. shooting may have been the result of a robbery. The victim was found in the street on Vista Del Monte Drive near Desert Inn Road and Nellis Boulevard. 

"I was working on my fence and I heard a gunshot and I turned and looked and I saw the fella dropping. I saw the two guys running to the car and they got in a drove away," neighbor Philip Mangone said.

Police are looking for two men and one woman in a blue Toyota sedan with right front damage and the license plate number 367 XBJ. 

I-215 Closed After Person Threatens to Jump Off Overpass

LAS VEGAS -- I-215 was closed at Gillespie Street, just west of the Airport Connector, because a person was threatening to jump off the overpass.

Police closed the freeway in both directions while they negotiated with the person. After about a half hour, the person was taken into custody and the road was reopened.

Maaco Bowl to be Held Dec. 22 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Officials say the Maaco Bowl Las Vegas will be played this year on Dec. 22, on a Saturday for the first time since 2008.

Bowl officials announced the slot on Tuesday and say the game will on ESPN at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time.

The game features the top school from the Mountain West that doesn't make a BCS bowl, and the fifth pick from the Pac-12 Conference.

The game will be the bowl's first played during the day since 2002.

No. 6 Boise State beat Arizona State 56-24 in last year's game.

Officials say tickets will go on sale for the game in June.

Mothers Asked to Choose Their Partners Carefully

LAS VEGAS -- A new effort launched Wednesday to get mothers to be careful who they choose as a partner. The idea is to stop the abuse of children by their mother's boyfriend.

The campaign called "Choose Your Partner Carefully" aims to get mothers to think about whom they are bringing into their home, and who they are letting take care of their children. The campaign will also provide resources for women, including ideas for low-cost childcare and counseling.

It is a joint effort by UNLV's Institute for Children Research and Policy, Metro Police along with community and government agencies. Metro Police say over the past two years partners were to blame for more than half of the children who died because of abuse or neglect in Clark County.

Mike Moser to Stay at UNLV for Junior Year

LAS VEGAS -- Rebel basketball fans have a lot to be excited for next season. UNLV men's basketball stand-out, Mike Moser announced Sunday he will stay put and come back for his junior season.

Moser considered entering the NBA Draft but decided to remain a Runnin' Rebel for at least one more season. 

"I went through the process, talked with my mom, my AAU coach, and Coach Rice and the staff at UNLV. We looked at all of my options, and in the end I decided it would be best for me to stay in school. We have a great team coming back and a great fan base. I believe in our program and I love playing in Las Vegas and for UNLV." Moser stated to media affiliates of UNLV.

"Two big factors were also for my mom to see me graduate and to have a chance to win a national championship. I know I can improve and am looking forward to putting in the necessary hard work."

Prosecutors Want JetBlue Pilot Held Without Bond

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) -- Federal prosecutors are asking that a JetBlue captain who left the cockpit of a Las Vegas-bound flight screaming about religion and terrorists be held without bond.

Pilot Clayton Osbon smiled Monday at his wife and JetBlue employees who came to his first federal court appearance. The 49-year-old is charged with interfering with a flight crew for his bizarre unraveling on Flight 191 last Tuesday.

Osbon was not asked to enter a plea during the 10-minute hearing. A federal judge is expected to rule on the bond issue during a detention hearing Thursday.

Passengers wrestled Osbon to the ground after witnesses said he ran through the cabin screaming about Jesus and al-Qaida. They tied him up with seat belt extenders until the plane made an emergency landing in Amarillo.

Coroner Identifies Drivers Killed in Thursday Collision

Coroner Identifies Drivers Killed in Thursday Collision

LAS VEGAS -- The drivers killed in a collision Thursday morning near UNLV have been identified as David Anthony Mann and T.J. Meyers, both of Las Vegas.

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified Meyers, 58, and Mann, 26, but has not yet listed an official cause of death for either.

The accident was reported around 9:20 a.m. Thursday. The accident involved three vehicles. Police say a 2007 Hummer driven by Meyers was speeding eastbound on Flamingo, when it ran a red light and struck a 2010 Toyota Corolla driven by Mann in the intersection. The Hummer then collided with a Chevy van and rolled.

Meyers was ejected and died at the scene. Mann was transported to Sunrise Hospital, where he died a short time later. The occupants of the van suffered minor injuries.