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Sherfield scores 27 to carry Nevada past Fresno St. 79-65

Jan. 17, 2021 7:05 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Grant Sherfield scored 27 points, making it six 20-point games in a row, and Nevada beat Fresno State 79-65 on Sunday. Sherfield hit all 10 of his free throw attempts. He added eight assists. Desmond Cambridge Jr. had 12 points and 11 rebounds, his first double-double of the season, for...

Members of the Boogaloo Boys attend protest Sunday at the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

The Latest: Sunday protests quiet; officials brace for more

Jan. 17, 2021 6:15 PM EST

The Latest on demonstrating Sunday at statehouses across the country. ___ After a small, peaceful protest at the Ohio Statehouse on Sunday, Gov. Mike DeWine says security levels will remain high in Columbus for Wednesday’s presidential inauguration. DeWine praised demonstrators for exercising their free...

Travellers walk towards the Covid-19 testing centre at Heathrow Airport in London, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021.  The UK will close all travel corridors from Monday morning to protect against the coronavirus with travellers entering the country from overseas are required to have proof of a negative Covid test. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

The Latest: Slovakia wants tests for nearly all in nine days

Jan. 17, 2021 5:01 PM EST

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia is launching a project to test almost all citizens for the coronavirus in nine days. The government hopes the nationwide testing will speed up a recovery from the latest wave of the infections, make it possible for students to return to school in February, help the health...

Nevada reports 1,483 new coronavirus cases, 18 more deaths

Jan. 17, 2021 2:32 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Health officials in Nevada on Sunday reported 1,483 new coronavirus cases and 18 more deaths amid a continuing COVID-19 surge. According to the state Department of Health and Human Services, the latest numbers increased the totals to 261,573 cases and 3,779 known deaths since the...

3 killed, 1 hurt in western Utah rollover accident

Jan. 17, 2021 1:22 PM EST

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say three people were killed and a fourth person injured when a vehicle rolled over during an accident on a gravel road near the Nevada border. An off-duty Millard County Sheriff's Office deputy encountered the surviving victim on the side of the road...

Las Vegas police search for suspect in fatal stabbing case

Jan. 17, 2021 11:36 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police continue to search for a suspect in a fatal stabbing in the central Las Vegas valley. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said they got a report of an unresponsive man lying on a sidewalk around 8 p.m. Friday. Arriving officers found the man suffering from an apparent stab injury. He was...

In this aerial photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, workers build a large centralized quarantine facility capable of holding several thousand people in Shijiazhuang in northern China's Hebei Province, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients in Nangong, south of Beijing in Hebei Province, to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad. (Yang Shiyao/Xinhua via AP)

The Latest: China reports a few new cases of COVID-19

Jan. 16, 2021 9:41 PM EST

BEIJING — China on Sunday reported 109 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, two-thirds of them in a northern province that abuts Beijing, and no deaths. There were 72 new cases in Hebei province, where the government is building isolation hospitals with a total of 9,500 rooms to combat an upsurge in infections,...

Police: Man dies 2 weeks after being shot after collision

Jan. 16, 2021 5:04 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A 35-year-old man shot and wounded by another driver after a two-car collision in Henderson on Jan. 1 has died, police said Saturday. The man died Friday, two weeks after the collision in which his silver Ford Fusion was rear-ended by a dark-colored Nissan car, police said. After the...

Reno judges, staff jump the line for COVID-19 vaccinations

Jan. 16, 2021 4:45 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — City officials in Reno have criticized the Municipal Court staff after learning they may have secured vaccinations for some city personnel and their families ahead of plans outlined by Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak and the Washoe County Health District. “To those of you who were...

Vegas convention officials hoping for June return of events

Jan. 16, 2021 1:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic brought Las Vegas conventions to a jarring stop last year, but tourism officials hope trade shows gradually return in 2021. The World of Concrete gathering in June will likely be a good measuring stick for a comeback, Steve Hill, president and CEO of the Las Vegas...