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Nevada Supreme Court rulings hand setbacks to gun-right defenders and anti-abortion activists

Apr. 18, 2024 20:56 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's Supreme Court upheld a state ban on ghost guns Thursday, overturning a lower court's ruling that sided with a gun manufacturer's argument that the 2021 law regulating firearm components with no serial numbers was too broad and unconstitutionally vague. ...

Monarch Casino: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 17, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — RENO, Nev. (AP) — Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (MCRI) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $18.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Reno, Nevada-based company said it had net income of 93 cents. The results fell short of Wall Street...

OJ Simpson has been cremated, estate attorney in Las Vegas says. No public memorial is planned

Apr. 17, 2024 15:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former football star and celebrity criminal defendant O.J. Simpson was cremated Wednesday, the lawyer handling his estate said following his death last week at home in Las Vegas at age 76. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne told The Associated Press he was present, along...

OJ Simpson was chilling with a beer on a couch before Easter, lawyer says. 2 weeks later he was dead

Apr. 16, 2024 23:16 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's last robust discussion with his longtime lawyer was just before Easter, at the country club home Simpson leased southwest of the Las Vegas Strip. “He was awake, alert and chilling,” attorney Malcom LaVergne recalled Tuesday. “He’s on the...

Executor of O.J. Simpson's estate plans to fight payout to the families of Brown and Goldman

Apr. 16, 2024 20:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The executor of O.J. Simpson’s estate says he will work to prevent a payout of a $33.5 million judgment awarded by a California civil jury nearly three decades ago in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the families of Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron...

Visitors are seen on camera damaging rock formations at a Nevada recreation site

Apr. 13, 2024 14:16 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities are asking for the public’s help in tracking down two men seen damaging rock formations at a national recreation site in Nevada. Officials at Lake Mead National Recreation Area said the damage happened during a recent weekend near the...

Lawsuit raises questions about a coroner's ruling in the death of Nevada prisoner after beatings

Apr. 12, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mother of a Nevada inmate who died a year ago after he was beaten by corrections officers has filed a lawsuit accusing prison staff of conspiring with the coroner's office in Las Vegas to cover up the death. Annette Walker alleges in the lawsuit filed late...

Nevada governor signs an order to address the shortage of health care workers in the state

Apr. 12, 2024 18:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo has signed an executive order that addresses the state’s shortage of health care workers. The order signed Thursday directs the Patient Protection Commission to devise recommendations for ensuring Nevada residents have more access to...

International migrants were attracted to large urban counties last year, Census Bureau data shows

Apr. 12, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — International migrants were attracted to some of the largest urban counties in the U.S. last year, an influx that helped some of those areas recover from the loss of local residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Census Bureau figures show. ...

Key events in OJ Simpson’s fall from sports hero and movie star

Apr. 11, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson’s story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. A beloved football hero in the 1960s and ’70s, he transitioned effortlessly to movie star, sports commentator and TV pitchman — roles he kept...