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March 1, 2015

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  • Assemblyman arrested on suspicion of DUI, possessing gun

    1 day, 20 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Officials say Nevada Assemblyman Richard Carrillo was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and possessing a firearm while intoxicated. Carson City sheriff's officials say the Democratic lawmaker from Las Vegas was arrested around ...

  • Records: Suspect in Vegas killing was abused as a baby

    1 day, 20 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Records show a 19-year-old accused of killing a Las Vegas mother in a neighborhood gunbattle suffered a severe head injury at the hands of his father when he was a 7-week-old infant. Archived court documents reviewed ...

  • Las Vegas Strip's version of bazaar shopping opens

    2 days, 2 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — An outdoor shopping experience modeled after Istanbul's Grand Bazaar is now open in front of Bally's Las Vegas. The open-air Grand Bazaar Shops opened Thursday morning after a delay and about 15 months of construction. A ...

  • Suit says sports bar chain lists cooks as execs to dodge OT

    2 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The largest and oldest sports bar chain in northern Nevada is being accused of violating federal labor laws by intentionally misclassifying cooks and kitchen managers as executives to avoid paying them overtime. Bully's Sports Bar & ...

  • Committee passes bill raising bar for Millennium Scholarship

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada Senate committee has passed a bill that would require students to take more college credits to qualify for the Millennium Scholarship. The Senate Education Committee passed SB128 on Thursday. It now heads to ...

  • Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic betting

    2 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green. Nevada gambling regulators voted Thursday to allow the ...

  • Reno woman 1 of 100 finalists for private Mars mission

    2 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno's Kay Radzik Warren is one step closer to taking one giant red leap for mankind. She recently learned she's is one of 100 people worldwide still in the running to be part of the Mars ...

  • For less than $5K, UNLV researchers will decode your DNA

    2 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Academics at UNLV quickly scrapped the working title of a new institute — "Quantitative Health Sciences" — because it sounded too scientific. The public wouldn't get it. For an institute university officials say will change the ...

  • Bill would regulate 'roll your own' cigarette machines

    2 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers will hear the first details of a bill that would require the owners of manual cigarette machines obtain business licenses from the state. AB83 would require owners of "roll your own" machines to ...

  • Regulators OK merger between lottery operator, slot maker

    2 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators say a $6.4 billion merger between an Italian lottery operator and U.S. slot machine maker can move ahead. The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved the deal between Italy's Gtech and Las Vegas-based International ...

  • Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home

    2 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — What would Elvis want? To be back in Las Vegas, no doubt, says the man whose company owns the King's image and music and operates his Graceland home in Tennessee. And that's exactly where he's headed. ...

  • Elko man guilty of involuntary manslaughter in 2013 killing

    2 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 36-year-old Elko man originally charged with murder in a fatal shooting on the South Fork Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty instead to involuntary manslaughter. U.S. District Judge Howard McKibben accepted Joshua Dooley's plea agreement with ...

  • Defense in Las Vegas mom killing wants gunshot residue test

    2 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of killing a neighborhood mother in a spray of gunfire want a judge to let them check the dead woman's body for gunshot residue. Erich Milton Nowsch Jr. stood shackled in ...

  • McCarran International monthly passenger traffic steady

    2 days, 21 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport held steady last month compared with January 2014. The monthly numbers released Thursday showed an overall increase of about 11,000 passengers at the airport in Las Vegas — a gain ...

  • 5 Reno police officers in Ukraine coming home; mayor upset

    2 days, 22 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno City Council has ordered the city's police chief to bring home immediately five police officers who were on a law enforcement training mission in Ukraine. Chief Steve Pitts assured the counsel he'll get them ...

  • Hearing in beating of Elko girl, 5, postponed to March 20

    3 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A judge in Elko has postponed a preliminary hearing into next month for a man accused of severely beating a 5-year-old girl. The Elko Daily Free Press reports (http://tinyurl.com/qjex2yo) a judge this week reset Danny Miller ...

  • Utah firm wins $5.4M contract for new Elko police station

    3 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Elko City Council has settled on a Utah firm to build the town's new police station. Community Development Manager Jeremy Draper tells the Elko Daily Free Press (http://tinyurl.com/pyrjrwj) construction should begin in late March or ...

  • Nevada cold from line, helps Air Force beat Wolf Pack 75-70

    3 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) — Marek Olesinski and Zach Kocur scored 18 points apiece to lead Air Force to a 75-70 victory over Nevada on Wednesday night. Air Force took the lead for good at the 14:17 mark, and stretched ...

  • AP-BKC--Nevada-Air Force Box

    3 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) NEVADA (8-19) Criswell 3-7 3-5 12, West 3-5 5-15 11, Cooper Jr. 7-16 2-4 20, Perez 1-4 1-2 4, Stivrins 1-1 2-3 4, Coleman 0-2 0-0 0, Rodriguez 0-2 0-0 0, Foster 0-0 0-0 0, Fenner 9-15 0-1 18, Missa ...

  • BC-BKC--Nevada-Air Force Box

    3 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) NEVADA (8-19) Criswell 3-7 3-5 12, West 3-5 5-15 11, Cooper Jr. 7-16 2-4 20, Perez 1-4 1-2 4, Stivrins 1-1 2-3 4, Coleman 0-2 0-0 0, Rodriguez 0-2 0-0 0, Foster 0-0 0-0 0, Fenner 9-15 0-1 18, Missa ...

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