Las Vegas Sun

June 25, 2017

Currently: 109° — Complete forecast

AP News

  • Recreational boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

    6 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia say a rescue operation is underway after a recreational boat with about 150 people on board sank near Medellin. The air force said on Twitter that it was sending a helicopter to the ...

  • Colombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on board

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on board.

  • Trump lashes out at Warren, calls her an 'overrated voice'

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren over her criticism of his healthcare bill, calling her a "hopeless case" and "highly overrated voice." Trump said during an interview on "Fox & Friends" that aired Sunday ...

  • Child dies after near drowning at Nevada's Cowabunga Bay

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A boy who nearly drowned at a Nevada water park has died. Eight-year-old Daquan Bankston, who was found unresponsive last Sunday at the wave pool at Cowabunga Bay, died late Friday. "Our thoughts and prayers are ...

  • Gennett's HR, 4 hits help Reds defeat Nationals 6-2

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Scooter Gennett homered and got four hits, and the Cincinnati Reds scored five times in the first inning off Tanner Roark en route to a 6-2 victory over Washington Nationals on Sunday. The Reds won for just ...

  • Shaw hits long HR, Davies shines as Brewers blank Braves 7-0

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Travis Shaw became the first player to reach SunTrust Park's right-field roof, belting a two-run homer that helped the Milwaukee Brewers beat Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Sunday. Zach Davies (8-4) pitched seven innings ...

  • Rickard hits tiebreaking double in 9th, Orioles top Rays 8-5

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joey Rickard hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the Baltimore Orioles, boosted by three home runs, beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 Sunday. Caleb Joseph, Trey Mancini and Jonathan Schoop homered for ...

  • Angels score 3 after overturned call, beat Red Sox 4-2

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Parker Bidwell pitched a solid 6 2/3 innings and Los Angeles scored three runs after its challenge overturned an inning-ending double play in the second, leading the Angels to a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox ...

  • 3 Amtrak trains running after power system, tree fire

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) GROTON, Conn. (AP) — Amtrak officials say a tree came in contact with a power system, sparking a fire near Groton, Connecticut, delaying three trains scheduled to pass through. An Acela Express train bound from Boston and headed to New ...

  • The Latest: SpaceX launches satellites from California base

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a satellite launch from California (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A SpaceX rocket has lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, in the second half of a weekend double-launch for the company. ...

  • Relatives ask for help in search for missing Chinese scholar

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Relatives of a Chinese scholar who disappeared from the University of Illinois are pleading for help in the search to find her. WLS-TV in Chicago (http://abc7.ws/2sQzqxs ) reports that Yingying Zhang's father, aunt and boyfriend took part ...

  • N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The FBI says a North Carolina teenager who went missing more than a year ago has been found alive in Georgia, and a 31-year-old man faces charges. FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch said Sunday the 17-year-old girl ...

  • Santana leads to Twins to sweep, first place in AL Central

    1 hour ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Ervin Santana and the Minnesota Twins are on top of the AL Central again. Santana struck out seven in six innings, Jason Castro drove in three runs and the Twins swept the Cleveland Indians with a 4-0 ...

  • Pregnant Detroit woman ambushed, shot 4 times outside home

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say a pregnant woman is in critical condition after being ambushed and shot four times outside her home. Police say the 32-year-old woman was struck late Saturday in the abdomen, thigh, right forearm and right ...

  • Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs wasted a fine pitching performance by Mike Montgomery, stranding 11 runners and allowing three unearned runs to lose Sunday to the Miami Marlins, 4-2. Edinson Volquez (4-8) gave up five hits and five walks ...

  • Stroll defies critics with impressive podium in Azerbaijan

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — When the critics were speculating over how he got a seat in Formula One, teenager Lance Stroll simply ignored them. The 18-year-old Canadian driver, son of billionaire investor Lawrence Stroll, was right not to listen. On ...

  • Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow is moving up and heading south — to some very familiar territory. Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets' high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Florida. The 29-year-old Tebow led the ...

  • New Lake Tahoe lodge praised as boon to economy, environment

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A $100 million lodge has opened on the south shore of Lake Tahoe to rave reviews from business leaders and environmentalists. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports (http://tinyurl.com/y8nxjp2z ) that completion of the 154-room Edgewood Tahoe Lodge ...

  • An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades has been recaptured. The state Department of Corrections says 60-year-old Steven Dishman was arrested Sunday at a home in Springdale in ...

  • Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

    1 hour, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A number of Ohio state government websites have been hacked with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group. Republican Gov. John Kasich's office confirmed they were aware of the hack ...

  • Get More Stories