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  • Child dies after near drowning at Nevada's Cowabunga Bay

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A boy who nearly drowned at a Nevada water park has died. Eight-year-old Daquan Bankston, who was found unresponsive last Sunday at the wave pool at Cowabunga Bay, died late Friday. "Our thoughts and prayers are ...

  • New Lake Tahoe lodge praised as boon to economy, environment

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A $100 million lodge has opened on the south shore of Lake Tahoe to rave reviews from business leaders and environmentalists. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports (http://tinyurl.com/y8nxjp2z ) that completion of the 154-room Edgewood Tahoe Lodge ...

  • Police: Girl, 4, rescued after officers fatally shoot man

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl was saved from a hostage barricade situation in Las Vegas after police fatally shot an armed man. Police were initially called Saturday night about a woman with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound ...

  • AP Analysis: Nevada's court-drawn districts may favor Dems

    5 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An analysis of voter behavior and political district lines by The Associated Press finds Nevada Democrats may have managed to get a leg up in the boundaries that were drawn by a court. The evaluation ...

  • The Latest: Suspect arrested from stolen SUV at Vegas casino

    22 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the barricade situation on the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Las Vegas police say they've arrested the suspect who barricaded himself for about four hours inside a stolen SUV at ...

  • Suspect barricaded inside stolen SUV at Vegas casino garage

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a male suspect has barricaded himself inside a stolen SUV at the Cosmopolitan casino-hotel parking garage in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police Lt. Mark Lourenco said the barricade situation ...

  • California father denies allegation he killed missing son

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested on suspicion of killing his 5-year-old son, who has been missing for two months, says his client is innocent. Robert Nardoni said Saturday that 35-year-old Aramazd Andressian Sr. is adamant ...

  • 5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

    1 day, 14 hours ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and ...

  • LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the father of a 5-year-old who has been missing for two months has been arrested on suspicion of his son's murder. The department said in a statement that 35-year-old ...

  • American Airlines flight delayed in Vegas over false threat

    2 days, 2 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say an unspecified, false threat found on an American Airlines flight forced the plane to turn around at the Las Vegas airport so that passengers could be rescreened and the plane could be searched. The ...

  • Pit bull bites sheriff's deputy during call in Pahrump

    2 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy has been released from a hospital following a pit bull attack in Pahrump. According to a press release by the Nye County Sheriff's Office, the deputy was attacked by the dog while he ...

  • 1 wounded, 1 questioned in shooting at Vegas Strip eatery

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say one man was wounded and a man seen running away is being questioned after an overnight shooting at a hamburger restaurant at a Las Vegas Strip resort. Officer Jacinto Rivera says bullet casings from ...

  • Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge's order that threatens to block the state's first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed onto an emergency regulation ...

  • Governor's 2017 veto count is 2nd-highest in Nevada history

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval has vetoed 41 bills this year, a number topped only by the 48 issued in 2009 by Gov. Jim Gibbons. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2sJV5Hz ) that despite the votes and ...

  • Missouri deputy fatally shoots suspect after pursuit

    2 days, 7 hours ago

    (AP) NEVADA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a western Missouri deputy has shot and killed a driver after a pursuit ended with a physical altercation. The Joplin Globe (http://bit.ly/2sydaKc ) reports that 33-year-old Brandon Lukenbill, of Nevada, was killed early Wednesday ...

  • Reno doctor awaiting drug trial accused of 2nd death

    2 days, 12 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada doctor awaiting trial on charges accusing him of writing an illegal painkiller prescription resulting in the death of a former University of Nevada football player is now accused of causing a second death. Dr. ...

  • Experts say chair designs essential in keeping gamblers

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The bulk of Nevada's economy rests on one unglamorous, taken-for-granted object. It supports most of the state's gaming win and resultant tax revenue, as well as a large portion the quarterly earnings for publicly traded gaming ...

  • Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards

    2 days, 20 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley has repeatedly said he wants to win the Stanley Cup within the first six years of his new team's existence. After Vegas came away with a jackpot from the expansion ...

  • Court date reset in Vegas for Illinois child killing suspect

    3 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court hearing was reset for a 34-year-old man suspected of killing his young daughter in Illinois, forcing his wife into prostitution in Las Vegas and abusing two daughters kept hidden in an apartment. A judge ...

  • Official: Girl found at church likely to be missing baby

    3 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona investigator says he's confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one authorities have been looking for in three states. Mohave County attorney's office investigator Steve Auld said Thursday that ...

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