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'Dances With Wolves' actor arrested in Nevada sex abuse case

Jan. 31, 2023 22:42 PM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police on Tuesday arrested and raided the home of a former “Dances With Wolves” actor turned alleged cult leader accused of sexually assaulting young Indigenous girls during a period spanning two decades, according to police records obtained by The Associated...

Reports say 2022 was good for Nevada casinos, Vegas tourism

Jan. 31, 2023 18:39 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The year 2022 was good for gambling and tourism in Nevada, where winnings at casinos statewide set calendar year records and Las Vegas visitor tallies nearly reached levels before the coronavirus pandemic. “Las Vegas enjoyed a robust recovery trajectory across...

Nevada officials released a man, now wanted in Oregon, the same day he came to a prison to serve a kidnapping sentence

Jan. 30, 2023 18:37 PM EST
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials released a man, now wanted in Oregon, the same day he came to a prison to serve a kidnapping sentence.

Trevor Noah returns as Grammy host with comfort, nervousness

Jan. 30, 2023 14:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Noah feels more comfortable hosting the Grammy Awards for a third-straight year, but the former “The Daily Show” host still has some nervousness about leading the ceremony with big-time acts like Beyoncé, Adele and Harry Styles looking on. “The...

Barzal scores in OT, Islanders beat Golden Knights 2-1

Jan. 28, 2023 23:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal scored in overtime and Semyon Varlamov made a season-high 44 saves to help the New York Islanders beat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 on Saturday night for their second straight victory. Barzal beat goaltender Logan Thompson with a high shot at 4:28 of...

Former MVP Candace Parker to sign with champion Aces

Jan. 28, 2023 19:40 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former two-time MVP Candace Parker announced on social media Saturday that she would sign with the defending champion Las Vegas Aces. Parker spent the past two seasons playing for her hometown Sky, leading Chicago to the WNBA championship in 2021. She also won the...

Bystander wounded in shootout with police at Arizona RV park

Jan. 28, 2023 17:13 PM EST

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A bystander was struck by gunfire during a shootout between a suspect and officers at a recreational vehicle park in northwestern Arizona, authorities said. Bullhead City police said officers went to the Silver View RV Resort on Friday to investigate...

Trocheck, Halak lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Golden Knights

Jan. 27, 2023 23:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vincent Trocheck had a goal and an assist, Jaroslav Halak stopped 33 shots and the New York Rangers beat the struggling Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 on Friday night. Chris Kreider, Filip Chytil and Jimmy Vesey also scored for the Rangers, who are 8-2-3 in their last 13...

Cops hunt Oregon torture suspect jailed in Vegas kidnap case

Jan. 27, 2023 00:14 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police in southern Oregon were searching Thursday for a man accused of torturing a woman he held captive, less than two years after he was convicted in Nevada of keeping another woman in captivity for weeks before the victim managed to escape. Grants Pass Police...

A's running out of time to find home in Oakland, Las Vegas

Jan. 26, 2023 19:55 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have spent years trying to get a new stadium while watching Bay Area neighbors such as the Giants, Warriors, 49ers and Raiders successfully move into state-of-the-art venues, and now time is running short on their efforts. The A's lease at...