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'Dances With Wolves' actor appears in court in abuse probe

Feb. 02, 2023 17:08 PM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A former “Dances With Wolves” actor accused of sexually abusing Indigenous girls and leading a cult must remain held without bail until his next court hearing, a judge ordered Thursday morning. Nathan Chasing Horse, 46, faces charges of sex...

Records: 'Dances with Wolves' actor armed cult against cops

Feb. 02, 2023 10:37 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chasing Horse trained his wives to use firearms, instructing them to “shoot it out” with police officers if they ever tried to “break their family apart,” according to records obtained by The Associated Press. If that failed, the actor from “Dancing With...

Stewart heads to New York on 1st day of WNBA free agency

Feb. 01, 2023 22:44 PM EST

Breanna Stewart couldn't turn down a chance to play in New York and potentially help the Liberty win their first WNBA championship. The most coveted free agent this offseason, who won the WNBA MVP award in 2018, announced on social media that she was going to New York with a photo of...

Murder trial date postponed in Vegas journalist slaying case

Feb. 01, 2023 18:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a crucial question yet to be decided by the state Supreme Court, a Nevada judge on Wednesday postponed a murder trial for a former Las Vegas-area elected official accused of killing a veteran investigative journalist who wrote articles critical of him and his office. ...

Judge hikes bail for Army vet accused of threat to synagogue

Feb. 01, 2023 16:35 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A courtroom outburst by a man accused of telephoning threats to “shoot up” a Southern Nevada synagogue prompted a judge to increase his bail on Wednesday, despite the man’s father’s account that his son is a military veteran with “a mental issue” resulting from head...

NV-Nevada News Digest

Feb. 01, 2023 14:53 PM EST

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Nevada stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Nevada and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should...

'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...