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February 26, 2017

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  • Las Vegas apartment fire displaces several

    2 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Residents of eight apartments at a Las Vegas complex were displaced Saturday after a fire. The Clark County Fire Department says firefighters were called out around 3:30 p.m. to a fire at ground floor of the ...

  • Man suspected of striking police car in Las Vegas arrested

    2 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Metropolitan police have arrested a man suspected of drunkenly striking a police car. Police say the incident happened on Saturday evening in the east side of the city when a man rear-ended a police ...

  • Breastfeeding debate, money-management issues coming up

    3 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers will tackle higher stacks of bills and a faster pace in the fourth week of the session. The full Senate will move toward a vote on the Equal Rights Amendment, but more lively ...

  • Young girl struck by SUV in Las Vegas parking lot

    7 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A four-year-old girl suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car in a parking lot. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the girl separated from her parents and was running through the parking lot when the ...

  • Man seriously injured in Sparks after car struck him

    7 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARSK, Nev. (AP) — The Sparks Police Department says a man was seriously injured after being struck by a car. Police say they were called out on Saturday evening and found a man who had head, neck and upper extremities ...

  • No. 20 Saint Mary's holds off Santa Clara in WCC finale

    18 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jock Landale scored 17 points and No. 20 Saint Mary's beat Santa Clara 70-56 on Saturday night in the West Coast Conference regular season finale for both teams. Emmett Naar and Calvin Hermanson scored 13 points ...

  • Marshall tops 100 3s this season as Nevada trounces UNLV

    22 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jordan Caroline scored 31 points, Marcus Marshall made eight 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, and Nevada won its fourth straight to remain atop the Mountain West with a 94-58 win over UNLV on Saturday. Marshall's ...

  • BC-BKC--Nevada-UNLV Box

    22 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) BC-BKC--Nevada-UNLV Box NEVADA 94, UNLV 58 NEVADA (23-6) Oliver 4-10 1-2 9, Drew 0-4 0-0 0, Marshall 9-15 0-0 25, Fenner 5-9 3-4 14, Caroline 12-19 4-4 31, Carlson 0-0 1-4 1, Kyle 0-0 0-0 0, King 4-7 0-0 9, ...

  • Vegas gets e-sports arena in effort to attract millennials

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 200-seat arena for competitive video gaming is Las Vegas' newest effort to attract millennials. The e-sports venue housing dozens of game consoles is slated to open Friday, when it hosts a $50,000-prize-pool Halo World Championship ...

  • Reno shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injury; car seen living scene

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno shooting has left one person dead and a second injured. Police say a dark sedan was seen leaving the in the area of Smithridge Drive and Filbert Road following the shooting Friday night. The ...

  • Pence: Administration backs Israel abroad, business at home

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is assuring the Republican Jewish Coalition that he and President Donald Trump will work tirelessly on foreign and domestic issues important to the group, such as enacting business-friendly policies at home and ...

  • Gov. mulls barring Nevada agencies from arresting immigrants

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval is considering whether Nevada needs a directive similar to Washington state's barring state agencies from arresting certain immigrants. Spokeswoman Mari St. Martin said Friday that the Republican governor's office is reviewing what ...

  • Man pleads guilty to interfering with commercial flight crew

    2 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A man who disrupted an American Airlines flight from the Los Angeles area, forcing it to make an unscheduled landing in Lubbock, Texas, has pleaded guilty to interfering with a flight crew. Jerry Ba Nguyen (win) ...

  • Pence to address politically potent Republican Jewish group

    2 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition will be the visual evidence of the fruits of years of the politically active group's labors. The annual conference at billionaire donor Sheldon Adelson's casino resort on ...

  • Washoe wants to be among Nevada counties getting flood aid

    2 days, 2 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County wants to be included in an emergency request for federal funding to handle damage from ongoing flooding in some areas near Reno. County Manager John Slaughter says in a statement that he'll ask the ...

  • Drivers competing in the 2017 Daytona 500

    2 days, 2 hours ago

    (AP) The 40 drivers competing in the 2017 Daytona 500, in order of starting position: ___ No. 24 Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports DRIVER: Chase Elliott BORN: Nov. 28, 1995 HOMETOWN: Dawsonville, Georgia CREW CHIEF: Alan Gustafson SPONSOR: NAPA Auto Parts TWITTER: @ChaseElliott ...

  • Horse virus outbreak postpones southern Nevada school rodeo

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Officials say a weekend rodeo at a rural high school outside Las Vegas has been postponed amid warnings from state officials about an outbreak of highly contagious horse viruses. Nevada High School Rodeo board chairman ...

  • With riders dropping, taxi panel looks at Vegas route rule

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a new report showing taxi ridership dropping, Nevada state regulators are set to try again to curb Las Vegas-area cab drivers from taking longer-than-needed routes to run up high fares. The Nevada Taxicab Authority is ...

  • Driver rescued from vehicle in frigid water in Reno area

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a Reno-area motorist was rescued from frigid standing water after apparently driving past a barricade on a closed road. KOLO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2lhmTP7 ) the motorist was found in Lemmon Valley late Thursday by a ...

  • Ranchers, county officials assessing flood damage near Elko

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Ranchers and county officials are taking stock of flood damage in rural areas around Elko, where officials say some roads are going to need repairs as more snow melts. Elko County roads supervisor Terry Lister tells ...

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