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Airports in the US West dealing with shortage of jet fuel

Jul. 25, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

A shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West. In Nevada, state and federal lawmakers said they are investigating a possible shortage of jet fuel that could...

Muhammad Ali’s grandson fighting to continue ‘family legacy’

Jul. 25, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nico Ali Walsh sat in a parking lot in Reno six years ago and pleaded with the greatest boxer of all time to tell him to stop fighting. He was 14, months into his amateur career and full of doubt if this future was for him. Growing up, he was always...

Las Vegas man enters plea in daughter's death in a hot car

Jul. 25, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in the death of his young daughter who was left in a hot car last year. Prosecutors told Las Vegas TV station KTVN that 28-year-old Sidney Deal entered an Alford plea in order to avoid the...

Nevada airport faces flight delays from jet fuel shortage

Jul. 24, 2021 22:45 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The airport serving Nevada’s second largest metro area faces a shortage of jet fuel that could force the cancellation of cargo and passenger fights, potentially restricting the flow of tourists and essential goods into the northern part of the state. ...

Couple from NYC opens restaurant in remote Nevada town

Jul. 24, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

BAKER, Nev. (AP) — On a remote stretch of highway near the Nevada-Utah border sits a restaurant that may seem out of place in a town like this. Kerouac’s is the business of Jake Cerese and Kate Claeys, a couple that gave up urban life in New York City back in 2017 to...

Analysis: How the NFL got through the pandemic and to 2021

Jul. 24, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

Saying the NFL is America's most popular sport isn't exactly brainiac territory. Arguing that it also dealt most successfully with the dangers and restrictions caused by COVID-19 should be just as obvious. So as training camps open — on time — in preparation for the...

Raiders searching for success headed into Gruden's 4th year

Jul. 24, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (8-8) CAMP SITE: Henderson, Nevada LAST YEAR: The Raiders got off to a promising start in their first season in Las Vegas with a 6-3 record, including a win at Kansas City, before faltering down the stretch. The Raiders lost five of...

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

Jul. 23, 2021 22:41 PM EDT

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday, but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten homes in neighboring California. ...

Nevadan nabbed in Mexico convicted of murder at Sparks park

Jul. 23, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man who was arrested in Mexico 10 months after he fled the scene of a fatal shooting at a Sparks regional park in December 2019 has been convicted of first-degree murder with a deadly weapon. A Washoe County jury found Giovanni...

COVID-19 rates remain high in Nevada amid vaccination push

Jul. 23, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Coronavirus numbers remained high in Nevada on Friday as the state reported more than 1,000 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, at least 20 deaths and hospitalizations climbing past the 1,000 mark for the first time in more than five months, state health officials said. ...