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April 30, 2017

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  • 2 dogs dead after eating poisoned meat near Nevada Park

    12 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a suspect who they say left out poisoned meat near a Nevada park, killing two dogs and leaving three others in critical condition. The Nye County Sheriff's office says Saturday that they ...

  • Clark County approve plan to revamp unfinished Strip resort

    15 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County officials say they are investing money to revamp a portion of an unfinished resort on the Strip. KSNV reports (http://bit.ly/2psLhjE ) Clark County committed to covering up the barren bottom section of the Fontainebleau ...

  • Critics say Heller bill would gut Endangered Species Act

    20 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller wants to rewrite the Endangered Species Act to ban any new listings without specific approval from Congress and governors of the states where the fish or wildlife live. The measure he ...

  • Nevada prosecutor-turned-lawmaker targets theft kingpins

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A prosecutor-turned-legislator is working to expand Nevada's racketeering laws in an effort to put away kingpins of credit card theft schemes. Sen. Nicole Cannizzaro brought to a Friday hearing her experience of prosecuting 11 people ...

  • The Latest: Police say father admitted killing 13-year-old

    1 day, 12 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of the death of a 13-year-old boy whose remains were found in a makeshift grave in a vacant lot in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Police in Las Vegas ...

  • Alison Wonderland, Diplo to play at Electric Daisy Carnival

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix will perform at the 21st edition of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June. Organizers on Friday released the lineup for the three-day music ...

  • Las Vegas area businessman announces bid for governor

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas area businessman is launching his bid for Nevada governor with a bike ride across the state. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2oU4MAB ) that 47-year-old Jared Fisher of Blue Diamond will bike 1,400 ...

  • Nevada Muslim who lost Congress bid to run for US Senate

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-area attorney who said his Muslim faith turned establishment Democrats against him in a failed bid for Congress last year says he'll run for U.S. Senate in 2018 against incumbent Republican Dean Heller. An ...

  • Regents name new president at Great Basin College in Elko

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The president of a community college in Minnesota has been approved by the Nevada Board of Regents to serve as the next president of Great Basin College in Elko. The Elko Daily Free Press reports (http://tinyurl.com/kg8fcss) ...

  • Bed bugs found in 5 books at Nevada library

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Books at the Carson City Library have been removed after employees found bed bugs embedded within. Library Director Sena Loyd says a customer returned the books and a staff member quickly noticed the bugs. An ...

  • Nevada Supreme Court rules 'Las Vegas Law' can film in court

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court says a reality television show about Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson and prosecutors in Las Vegas is a news program, and its cameras can be in courtrooms. The court ruled unanimously ...

  • Woman dead, man wounded in North Las Vegas balcony shooting

    1 day, 17 hours ago

    (AP) NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police say a woman is dead, a man is hospitalized with a gunshot wound and an assailant hasn't been identified after an overnight shooting at an apartment in North Las Vegas. Officer Aaron Patty ...

  • Father, girlfriend face murder case in 13-year-old's death

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A father with a history of child abuse and his girlfriend are facing murder charges in the death of a 13-year-old boy whose decomposing remains were found buried in a vacant lot in Las Vegas. Records ...

  • New York man wins $160.5M in lawsuit against Vegas casino

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former New York hedge fund manager has won $160.5 million in his lawsuit against the Las Vegas Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2qeIZat ) the verdict in David Moradi's lawsuit came ...

  • Sandoval appointing 2 to judicial vacancies in Las Vegas

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is appointing a deputy district attorney and a defense lawyer to fill judicial vacancies in the state's busiest court in Las Vegas. The Republican governor announced Thursday that Tierra Jones will fill ...

  • Washoe County families frustrated with school lice policy

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno mom Sara Kopp searches through every strand of her daughter's blond hair at least once a week. She meticulously combs through it, watching for lice after treating her 10-year-old for the bugs 15 times over ...

  • Trump hotel in Vegas draws attention, arson case, protesters

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Demonstrators hoped for attention when they brought an anti-war message to the Trump International Hotel just off the Las Vegas Strip. They almost got more than they expected, after a man was accused of trying to ...

  • Chance the Rapper, Lorde join Life is Beautiful lineup

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper, Muse and British virtual band Gorillaz lead the lineup for the fifth annual Life is Beautiful Music and Art Festival in downtown Las Vegas. Tickets for the three-day event went ...

  • Reno police probe double shooting; possible drug deal

    2 days, 14 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police say a drug deal may have played a role in a shooting that wounded two men at a south-side apartment complex, but they're still trying to sort out of the details. Officers responded to ...

  • Golden Knights open to making deals before expansion draft

    2 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) General manager George McPhee says the Vegas Golden Knights are open for business to any teams seeking to protect their assets in the upcoming NHL expansion draft. McPhee tells The Associated Press he's had preliminary discussions with most teams over ...

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