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San Diego State forward Yanni Wetzell, right, drives past the defense of Nevada forward Johncarlos Reyes (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Wetzell, No. 7 SDSU beat Nevada 68-55 to remain undefeated

Jan. 18, 2020 11:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State home basketball games are starting to feel like they did back in the Kawhi Leonard era, when a packed Viejas Arena rocked and the Aztecs reached the Sweet 16 for the first time. This time, it's a trio of transfers leading the No. 7 Aztecs back into national prominence. New...

Nevada school police officers to wear body cameras in August

Jan. 18, 2020 3:53 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — School police officers will start wearing body cameras after the school board approved a contract to purchase the equipment, Nevada district officials said. Washoe County School District police officers are expected to start wearing the cameras in August after school board members...

Contested races for 2 Nevada Supreme Court seats on ballot

Jan. 18, 2020 2:01 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters will face contested rates for the two state Supreme Court seats up for grabs in 2020. Three candidates filed by Friday's filing deadline for judicial candidates to run for each of the two positions on the state high court the Nevada Appeal reports. Candidates for the...

‘Elvis’ plates in other states take toll on Nevada man

Jan. 18, 2020 12:39 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Elvis nearly cost a Nevada retiree a king’s ransom. Almost everyone has a horror story about the frustrations of government bureaucracy. James Mensinger, 82, lived through a nightmare that nearly needed an act of Congress, or at least the help of a U.S. senator, to resolve. It...

Dead body found in travel trailer after fire in Clark County

Jan. 18, 2020 11:15 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person was found dead inside a travel trailer that burned early Saturday along with multiple vehicles in metro Las Vegas, the Clark County Fire Department said. Deputy Fire Chief Jonathan Wiercinski said firefighters found the body after knocking down the fire. The victim's identity was...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 206 file photo, former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose speaks during a press conference where it was announced that he will be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame in Cincinnati.   Rose says cheating on the field is bad for the game, and the one thing he never did with his bets is change the outcome of a game. (AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)

Where does Astros cheating rank in scandals? Ask Pete Rose

Jan. 18, 2020 10:19 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Rose was taking a break from signing autographs at the MGM Grand hotel when asked a question he’s uniquely qualified to address. What’s worse, betting on baseball or cheating at baseball? “I don’t know,’’ Rose tells The Associated Press....

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2012, file photo, a snowboarder drops into a canyon at Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, Calif. Authorities say one person has died and one person is seriously injured, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, after an avalanche at the Northern California ski resort. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1

Jan. 17, 2020 9:30 PM EST

TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — A man killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort on Friday was remembered as an avid skier familiar with the picturesque mountains along the northern California and Nevada border. Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden, California, was caught in the avalanche that seriously...

Group sues, saying Vegas jail wrongly detains immigrants

Jan. 17, 2020 7:54 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada woman and a civil rights organization are accusing Las Vegas of violating the constitutional rights of people held at the city jail by detaining them after they have served their jail time and turning them over to federal immigration authorities. Mexican American Legal Defense and...

Grasso misses weight, bout with Gadelha canceled at UFC 246

Jan. 17, 2020 6:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Strawweight contender Cláudia Gadelha's bout with Alexa Grasso on the pay-per-view portion of the UFC 246 card has been canceled after Grasso badly missed weight. The Nevada State Athletic Commission made the decision Friday morning after Grasso weighed in at 121 1/2 pounds, missing...

Conor McGregor, left, and Donald

Calmer McGregor: Irish star returns vs Cerrone at UFC 246

Jan. 17, 2020 6:29 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor became a two-division UFC champion because he was a tremendous fighter. He became the biggest mixed martial artist in the world only because he talked an even bigger game. McGregor's loquacious, pugnacious personality was an enormous factor in his rise to previously...