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May 22, 2017

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  • Average gas price in Nevada jumps more than 7 cents

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gasoline prices are on the rise in Nevada. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the state has increased more than 7 cents in the past week, to an average of ...

  • DJ Khaled calls former Sony executive L.A. Reid a 'legend'

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — L.A. Reid is no longer with Sony's Epic Records, but DJ Khaled believes the former chairman will bounce back in no time. "L.A. Reid, he a legend. I'm sure he got some amazing things about to ...

  • Drake dominates, Cher reflects at Billboard Music Awards

    11 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele's record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards. Cher and Celine Dion each reflected on their own iconic careers and amazing songs on Sunday night's awards show, while a ...

  • No one hurt in small plane crash in northern Nevada

    19 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say no one was hurt from a small plane crash near a northern Nevada airport. The crash happened Friday night at the Carson City Airport. Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said a single-engine plane ...

  • Record amount of trash at Mount Charleston's annual clean-up

    20 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Volunteers cleaning up a popular Las Vegas area hiking destination set a record for the nearly 10,000 pounds of trash they collected. KLAS-TV reports that (http://bit.ly/2q7a5wY ) about 500 volunteers at Mount Charleston on Saturday picked ...

  • Bills on police cams, alternative diplomas sent to governor

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are sending more bills to Gov. Brian Sandoval as they count down the final days of the biennial session. Sandoval signed about 30 bills last week. He must take action on several others ...

  • Las Vegas man's 2007 murder conviction overturned

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas judge has overturned the 2007 murder conviction of a man sentenced to prison for life. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2qIZ5XW ) the Clark County District Attorney Office announced last week that it ...

  • Las Vegas boy reported missing since Friday

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials say an 8-year-old boy has been reported missing since Friday. Reports say Dayden Farris of Las Vegas was last seen in an area near the Strip. He is 4 feet tall and about 64 ...

  • Lawmakers OK sick leave, voter center bills before deadline

    2 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers have cleared a deadline to get most bills out of committees as they move into the final two weeks of the biennial session. Among the bills passed on Friday was a heavily-amended proposal ...

  • Nevada Senate passes insulin-price bill tough on drugmakers

    2 days, 20 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state senators have passed a proposal aiming to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices. Sen. Yvanna Cancela's bill would require drugmakers to annually publish the list prices they set and ...

  • Vegas NAACP joins call to ban police neck holds after death

    2 days, 20 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The president of the southern Nevada chapter of the nation's oldest civil rights organization is joining a call for Las Vegas police to stop using a neck restraint technique that can render suspects unconscious. NAACP leader ...

  • Henderson removes police chief amid internal investigation

    2 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Henderson Police Chief Patrick Moers has been removed from his position amid an internal investigation into him sending out mailers to local businesses promoting a foundation he had called the department's only authorized fundraising group. The ...

  • Man contracts Nevada's first West Nile case of 2017

    2 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say a Southern Nevada man has contracted this year's first case of West Nile virus in the state. The 50-year-old man has caught the serious form of the virus capable of infecting the nervous system. ...

  • Trial date delayed for Bundy, sons in Nevada standoff case

    3 days ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Las Vegas is pushing back the trial date for Nevada rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy, four of his sons and six other defendants until after a retrial for at least ...

  • Nevada police search for 2 men missing since April

    3 days ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Nevada officials say they are searching for two men who have been missing since April. Sparks police say they found the belongings of Ron Haigwood and Quentin Johnson in a truck and boat trailer at Pyramid ...

  • Nevada marijuana businesses prepping for recreation sales

    3 days, 8 hours ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Now that Nevada has approved an early start to recreational cannabis sales, existing medical marijuana companies in the state are readying for a burst of new business that could equate to tens of millions of dollars in ...

  • Gold production in 'Silver State' increases in 2016

    3 days, 14 hours ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nevada (AP) — Gold production is on the rise in Nevada. The Elko Daily Free Press reports gold production in the "Silver State" rose 2.4 percent in 2016 to nearly 5.5 million ounces (155 million grams). According to Nevada ...

  • Vegas police: Man wounded by officer pointed pellet gun

    3 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say a 43-year-old man raised a pellet gun toward an officer before another officer wounded the man outside an apartment. Assistant Clark County Sheriff Tom Roberts showed body camera recordings Wednesday of ...

  • Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

    3 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The public entity that oversees the proposed stadium where the Raiders want to start playing in 2020 has approved a conditional lease agreement for the facility. The approval given by the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board ...

  • Police chief in Nevada put under internal investigation

    3 days, 20 hours ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Henderson Police Chief Patrick Moers has been put under an internal investigation after sending out mailers to local businesses promoting a foundation he had called the department's only authorized fundraising group. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports ...

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