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May 24, 2018

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  • Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June ...

  • Vegas jury to hear closings in Copperfield negligence case

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada jury is due to hear closing arguments Wednesday in a British tourist's lawsuit blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield for injuries he received taking part in a signature vanishing act in November 2013. ...

  • Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino-hotel workers vote to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1

    2 days ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino-hotel workers vote to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.

  • NRA endorses Dean Heller, 3 Republicans running for US House

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Rifle Association has endorsed Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller and three other Republican candidates for Congress ahead of the June 12 primary elections. Heller received an "A'' rating from the NRA, which is given ...

  • George McPhee's strategic moves help Vegas reach Cup Final

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — George McPhee's endgame has always been about making the Golden Knights contenders. Strategic moves to keep winning. The veteran general manager has ridden his savvy all the way to the Stanley Cup Final, a stirring run ...

  • Clint Walker, star of TV's 'Cheyenne,' dies at age 91

    2 days, 7 hours ago

    (AP) GRASS VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Clint Walker, who played the title character in the early TV western "Cheyenne," has died. Walker's daughter Valerie Walker tells The Associated Press that her father died Monday of congestive heart failure at a hospital ...

  • Nevada sheriff apologizes for leaving gun in casino restroom

    2 days, 8 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada county sheriff is publicly apologizing for leaving her handgun unattended in a casino restroom last week, and seeking what she called forgiveness from voters just three weeks ahead of her re-election bid. Nye County ...

  • Family seeks answers after Oregon student injured on trip

    2 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The family of an Oregon college student is searching for answers after the 22-year-old was found injured and unconscious near railroad tracks in Truckee, California. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports Aaron Salazar remains in the critical care ...

  • Man jailed after threatening to shoot woman, himself, police

    2 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a man is in custody after a woman says he was threatening to shoot her, himself and any officers who arrived at his Las Vegas home where they were staying. The Las Vegas Review-Journal ...

  • The Latest: Vegas casino workers vote on whether to strike

    2 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Las Vegas casino workers voting on whether to go on strike (all times local): 12 p.m. Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino employees have cast ballots in a vote on whether to authorize ...

  • Reno man accused in child's death; body found in storage

    2 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 23-year-old Reno man arrested in California as a manslaughter suspect in the death of his 5-year-old daughter has waived extradition and will return to Nevada to face criminal charges after the girl's body was found ...

  • Pro-union chants greet Vegas casino workers voting on strike

    2 days, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers are making their way into a university arena where they're set to vote on whether to strike. Members of the Culinary Union are casting ballots in two sessions Tuesday. ...

  • LA moves to top of AP WNBA power poll after win vs Lynx

    2 days, 11 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles has jumped over Minnesota to the top spot in The Associated Press WNBA power poll following the Sparks' season-opening victory over the Lynx. The Sparks received all 14 first-place votes from the national media ...

  • Biden endorses Horsford for Nevada's 4th US House seat

    2 days, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed fellow Democrat and former congressman Steven Horsford in the race for Nevada's 4th Congressional District. Horsford's campaign released a statement from Biden Tuesday where he called the candidate "a ...

  • 2 mountain lion sightings on west edge of Reno

    2 days, 12 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A neighborhood on the west edge of Reno is on alert after two possible mountain lion sightings were reported over the weekend. Officials at the Somersett community near Verdi told residents in a newsletter update Monday ...

  • Nye County sheriff's deputy stable, serious after hit by car

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — A Nye County sheriff's deputy was seriously injured when he was struck by a car while responding to a vehicle fire on a highway in Tonopah. Nye County Sgt. Adam Tippets said Sgt. Duane Downing was ...

  • Suspect sought in illegal killing of cow north of Reno

    2 days, 14 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Agriculture Department investigators are asking for the public's health in the search for a suspect or suspects responsible for the illegal killing and butchering of a cow on a public grazing allotment about 25 miles ...

  • Big mudslide blocks US 395 near Nevada-California state line

    2 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) TOPAZ LAKE, Nev. (AP) — A huge mudslide has forced closure of U.S. Highway 395 at Topaz Lake just north of the Nevada-California state line. The California Department of Transportation says Monday's mudslide is 100 feet (30.5 meters) in length ...

  • Judge refuses to lower bail for DUI suspect in fatal crash

    2 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge refused to lower the bail of a Nevada man who is the suspect in a DUI crash that killed two people. KSNV-TV reports Henry Aparicio appeared before Las Vegas Justice Court Judge Suzan Baucum ...

  • French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

    2 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's labor minister, Muriel Penicaud, has been summoned for questioning Tuesday in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party. Paris prosecutors are investigating suspected irregularities in the organization of a costly, high-profile event at the 2016 ...

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