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  • Small town Nevada judge challenging disciplinary charges

    6 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge who has been suspended from her position in a small town Nevada is challenging state ethics charges that accuse her of various forms of abuse of judicial power. Goodsprings Township Justice of the Peace ...

  • 'Spider-Man,' 'Blade Runner' footage kicks off CinemaCon

    6 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out. Sony Pictures on Monday unveiled the second trailer for "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at CinemaCon, featuring Tom Holland, the newly anointed web-slinger, being put in his place by Robert Downey ...

  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

    9 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis' team belongs to Oakland. Well, sort of. NFL owners approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas 31-1 ...

  • Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

    9 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future. Republican leaders in Congress withdrew a ...

  • The Latest: Lawmaker seeks to simplify ending life support

    13 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on action at the Nevada Legislature (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A Sparks Democrat wants physicians to cut off life support within 24 hours of a patient being declared brain-dead in Nevada with ...

  • Nevada bill would mandate overdose meds at schools, nix Rx

    13 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Drugs that can counter the effects of an opioid overdose would be required on all Nevada public school campuses under a bill state lawmakers are introducing. It would mandate all public and charter schools keep ...

  • Officials: Vegas airport traffic slightly down in February

    16 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Slightly fewer passengers arrived and departed from McCarran International Airport this February compared with a year earlier. Transportation authorities on Monday said the airport clocked 3.4 million passengers in February. They attributed the difference of almost ...

  • Energy chief Perry tours Yucca Mountain nuclear site

    16 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has toured the site of the failed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, his first visit to an Energy Department site since taking over the department. Perry's visit comes less than two ...

  • COLUMN: NASCAR off to a fast start, but ratings still sink

    17 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bad news first: The overnight television ratings for NASCAR's race in California were down. The ratings were down for Phoenix, Las Vegas and Atlanta, too. Basically, nothing NASCAR does can stop this slide, it seems. So ...

  • All bets are off opening day when Raiders come to Las Vegas

    18 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — They're not quite the Las Vegas Raiders, at least not yet. There's a stadium to be built and three more seasons to be played before everything is done. But after approval of the their move to ...

  • Vegas police: 1 held, others sought in Bellagio store heist

    18 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police aren't immediately identifying a man arrested while at least two other masked suspects escaped following a weekend smash-and-grab burglary at a luxury watch and jewelry store at the Bellagio casino resort on the Las Vegas ...

  • Quotes about NFL approving Raiders' move to Las Vegas

    18 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) What they are saying Monday about NFL owners approving the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas: "As I sit here and see a vote that takes the Raiders to Las Vegas, I am overwhelmed with emotion. I don't know how ...

  • Officials mark opening of new Nevada Supreme Court building

    19 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials are marking the opening of a new Nevada Supreme Court building in downtown Las Vegas that has offices and chambers for state high court justices and appellate judges, and a larger courtroom for arguments. Elected ...

  • California man dead in fall from Tahoe casino parking garage

    19 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A 29-year-old California man has died from injuries he suffered in a fall from the upper level of a parking garage at a hotel-casino at Lake Tahoe. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the death of ...

  • The Latest: Police have video from Vegas Strip bus shooting

    19 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting on a bus along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Police are reviewing security video from inside a double-decker bus where they say a passenger shot two ...

  • Las Vegas just the latest move for vagabond Raiders

    20 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) The Raiders have been on the move quite a bit in their nearly six decades as a pro football franchise. The team will switch cities yet again. On Monday, NFL owners approved the franchise's eventual move from Oakland to Las ...

  • Former Sparks hoops star Williams is AP 2nd team All-America

    21 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — UConn junior Gabby Williams, a former basketball star at Reed High School in Sparks, has been named to the second squad of The Associated Press All-America team. Two of her UConn teammates, Napheesa Collier and Katie ...

  • Two female inmates walk away from southern Nevada camp

    22 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say two female inmates walked away from a southern Nevada detention camp. The Nevada Department of Corrections says 32-year-old Krystal Smith and 22-year-old Danielle First left the camp Sunday. The women were last seen wearing ...

  • Sparks' longest fire chief Bill Farr dead at 93

    23 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The longest serving fire chief in the history of Sparks has died. Sparks Mayor Geno Martini says Francis William "Bill" Farr died on Saturday. He was 93. Farr served as Sparks' fire chief from 1951-1976. The ...

  • Oakland mayor asks for delay in Raiders-to-Vegas vote

    1 day ago

    (AP) ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland's mayor is asking NFL owners to delay voting on a proposed move by the Raiders to Las Vegas. She wants her city to have a chance to negotiate with a small group of owners to ...

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