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  • Sanders video highlights lack of Reno affordable housing

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released an online campaign video spotlighting the lack of affordable housing in Reno. The Vermont senator's campaign released a video Wednesday featuring interviews with a northern Nevada tenant rights activist, ...

  • AEG Facilities to manage Las Vegas Stadium opening in 2020

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A division of live-entertainment company AEG says it will manage a 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football. In a statement Tuesday, AEG Facilities and the Oakland Raiders say ...

  • Nevada officials launch 'Trip to Strip' ride-sharing app

    3 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are celebrating the launch of its new ride-sharing service to compete against Uber and Lyft. The Las Vegas Review reports the Regional Transportation Commission commemorated the launch of the "Trip to Strip" ...

  • Crews contain small brush fire in northwest Reno

    21 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire crews have contained a small brush fire in northwest Reno. Authorities say the fire burned about 5 acres (2 hectares) Tuesday before crews stopped the progress at the former Northgate Golf Course east of the ...

  • The Latest: Bail $1M for retired Vegas detective in slaying

    23 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a bail hearing for a retired Las Vegas police detective arrested in April in what prosecutors describe as the execution-style murder of her former son-in-law at her home (all times local): 12:40 p.m. ...

  • The Latest: Ex-NFL player, girlfriend indicted in girl death

    1 day ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on murder and child abuse against a former pro football player and his girlfriend in the death of the woman's 5-year-old daughter in Las Vegas (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A former pro football ...

  • SLS Las Vegas sued for unpaid hotel, restaurant license fees

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of the SLS hotel brand is suing the owner of the SLS Las Vegas casino-resort for months of unpaid licensing fees. California-based SBE Hotel Licensing, LLC, which owns the SLS brand, alleged in a ...

  • Retired Vegas detective seeking bail in son-in-law slaying

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A retired Las Vegas police detective is seeking release from jail ahead of trial in what prosecutors describe as the execution-style murder of her former son-in-law at her home. Pamela Bordeaux's defense attorneys point in court ...

  • Ex-ranch hand charged in Nevada casino heir treasure case

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former ranch hand for a wealthy Las Vegas casino heir who died 20 years ago is facing criminal charges in what authorities say was a dig for buried treasure at a rural Nevada property. Nye ...

  • Ex-Vegas fire captain gets probation in prostitution case

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 48-year-old former Las Vegas fire captain has been sentenced to five years' probation for paying a teenage girl $300 to have sex with him inside a fire station. Richard Loughry also was ordered Monday to ...

  • The Latest: 'Jeopardy!' champ playing World Series of Poker

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer playing at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:50 p.m. "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer is playing ...

  • Wildfire contained, 6 Mile Canyon Road reopened near Dayton

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) DAYTON, Nev. (AP) — Storey County officials have reopened a road that had been closed due to a wildfire north of Dayton and east of Virginia City. KOLO-TV reports the fire reported at about 7 p.m. Sunday burned about 12 ...

  • 2nd-degree murder conviction in Tahoe casino killing

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A Douglas County jury has convicted a 45-year-old man of second-degree murder in the killing of another man at a Lake Tahoe hotel-casino that he claimed was self-defense. The Record-Courier reports the jury deliberated for six ...

  • Reno judge refuses to dismiss charges in 4 Nevada killings

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge in Reno has denied a motion to dismiss two murder charges against a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four people in Nevada in January. The defense had argued a Washoe County grand jury lacked ...

  • Rays come out swinging to beat A's 8-2, end long stretch

    2 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Over four games, the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics played about as even as it can get — knowing full well they could meet again in a matter of a few months come playoff time. ...

  • Las Vegas mass shooting hotel owner suing insurance company

    3 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts International says more than 4,000 people are seeking compensation related to the Las Vegas Strip shooting that left 58 people dead, and it's suing its insurance company for legal costs. A lawsuit ...

  • 4 from Canadian and Irish firm face US fraud case in Nevada

    4 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Four former Canadian and Irish payment processing firm executives are accused in U.S. court in Nevada of heading a massive international mail fraud scheme offering fake prizes. PacNet Services founder Rosanne Day, part-owner Robert Paul Davis, ...

  • Sports on TV

    4 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) (All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Saturday, June 22 AUTO RACING 8:55 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One: The French Grand Prix, qualifying, France 2 p.m. FS1 — NHRA Drag Racing: Saturday Nitro Norwalk, Norwalk, Ohio 3 p.m. ...

  • Longest-tenure family court judge in Reno says she'll retire

    4 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The longest-serving state family court judge in Reno says she'll retire. Judge Frances Doherty announced Friday she'll step down Aug. 2 after 22 years hearing cases affecting children, families and vulnerable adults in Washoe County District ...

  • Jury finds man, 22, guilty of break-ins at Wayne Newton home

    4 days, 21 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada jury found a 22-year-old state prison inmate guilty of burglarizing the mansion of "Mr. Las Vegas" entertainer Wayne Newton twice in June 2018, and of trying to break into a neighboring home. Weslie Hosea ...

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