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  • Bump stocks: What's changed since Las Vegas shootings

    4 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) The gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting was armed with 23 AR-style weapons, 14 of them fitted with "bump stocks" that allowed them to mimic fully automatic fire. The devices were little-known before they were used in the Oct. ...

  • AP: Despite shootings, states return to familiar patterns

    6 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) Shortly after last year's shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip, Ohio Gov. John Kasich convened a working group to explore possible reforms to state gun laws. A Republican, Kasich wanted to be sure the panel's members clearly supported the ...

  • NV Supreme Court upholds Elko felon's firearm conviction

    15 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the 2015 conviction of an Elko felon for possession of a firearm after he argued he was the victim of an illegal search and seizure. The high court originally ...

  • Year in jail for NV man who threatened to kill prosecutor

    18 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 41-year-old Mound House man has been sentenced to about a year in jail for threatening to kill a Lyon County prosecutor. William Marty Rameriz pleaded guilty in August to one count of intimidating a public ...

  • Man shot by Reno police during family disturbance has died

    19 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man who was shot by Reno police Sunday night has died. Police fired multiple shots into a white pickup truck during a confrontation while responding to a report of a family disturbance north of Reno ...

  • Officials in Vegas air info in 2016 police chokehold death

    1 day, 17 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A public airing of information about the death last year of an unarmed 40-year-old man at the hands of a Las Vegas police officer failed to satisfy the man's mother, who called the proceeding a cover-up ...

  • Amid furor, Trump pushes pause on deciding Rosenstein's fate

    2 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions. The TVs on the plane, tuned as always to Fox News, carried headlines about ...

  • The Latest: Michelle Obama urges Nevadans to register, vote

    2 days, 12 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Michelle Obama's rally in Las Vegas (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Former first lady Michelle Obama is urging Nevadans to register to vote and to cast ballots this fall, warning them that if ...

  • UNR wins $5 million USDA grant to study changing snowpack

    2 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the University of Nevada, Reno a $5 million grant to lead a study on changing snowpack. UNR scientists will conduct the five-year study with researchers at the Desert Research ...

  • Michelle Obama in Las Vegas to drum up voter participation

    2 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama is set to rally voter registration volunteers Sunday in Las Vegas and encourage people to vote in the November elections. Obama will appear at Chaparral High School for the nonpartisan nonprofit ...

  • Henderson police shoot, kill armed robbery suspect

    2 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Henderson police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect who tried to flee a traffic stop on the Boulder Highway southeast of Las Vegas. Police say the officers identified the suspect's vehicle and began pursuit after ...

  • Guadagni passes for 4 TDs, runs for 2 in Toledo's 63-44 win

    3 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Mitchell Guadagni passed for four touchdowns and ran for two more and Toledo outscored Nevada 63-44 on Saturday. Guadagni, a junior who took over starting duties this season, was 15-of-24 passing for 211 yards and rushed ...

  • Volunteers working to move Burning Man plane out of desert

    3 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Burning Man volunteers are working to get a partially reassembled 747 airplane that was on display during the counter-culture festival out of the Black Rock Desert. The Reno Gazette Journal reported Saturday that the plane remains ...

  • Rural Nevada not embracing legalized recreational marijuana

    4 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Despite more marijuana licenses available from the state, parts of rural Nevada continue to shun the business. But in other parts of rural Nevada, seeds of industry might be sprouting. Las Vegas dispensary Acres Cannabis has ...

  • Washoe Judge Weller fined $2,500 for comments about women

    4 days, 20 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A family court judge in Reno has been fined $2,500 for making inappropriate remarks about women last year at a meeting on domestic violence. The Reno Gazette Journal reported Friday Washoe County Judge Charles Weller also ...

  • Music event expected to draw 55K nightly in downtown Vegas

    4 days, 22 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of music fans are expected this weekend in downtown Las Vegas for a sixth-year outdoor festival covering some 18 city blocks. Police promise tight security for the "Life is Beautiful" event, including a close watch ...

  • The Latest: Heller, Trump praise each other in Las Vegas

    5 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a rally for Nevada Sen. Dean Heller (all times local): 8:05 p.m. President Donald Trump and Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller are praising each other at a rally in Las Vegas. Trump told ...

  • Trump stumping for Sen. Dean Heller in Las Vegas

    5 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump is in Las Vegas stumping for Republican Sen. Dean Heller, who is in the fight of his career to keep his seat. Trump is praising Heller as "a champion" of workers, veterans and ...

  • Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

    5 days, 12 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter and after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years ago. The Death Row Records co-founder entered the plea in Los ...

  • Rosen raps Heller over Supreme Court 'hiccup' comment

    5 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen is criticizing Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, her Republican opponent in November's Senate race, over Heller's reported comments on controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The Nevada Independent and The New York Times ...

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