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The Latest: RosalĂ­a wins album of the year at Latin Grammys

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Latin Grammys, which are being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rosalía has won album of the year at the Latin Grammys for her breakout album “El Mal Querer.” Thursday’s ceremony was a big night for...

UCLA signs guard Daishen Nix to letter of intent

Nov. 13, 2019 8:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daishen Nix has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at UCLA. Coach Mick Cronin’s first signing since taking over the program is a 6-foot-5, 205-pound guard from Las Vegas. Nix averaged 19.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists as a junior last season for Trinity...

Man charged in Vegas massacre ammunition case changing plea

Nov. 13, 2019 12:57 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man plans to change his not guilty plea in a federal case alleging he illegally manufactured bullets sold to the gunman who carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre, records and attorneys said. A hearing for Douglas Haig is scheduled for Nov. 19 in Las Vegas, according to a notice posted...

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Nov. 12, 2019 7:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts wants a Nevada judge to dismiss an ex-beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago. A Dec. 10 hearing has...

Marie Osmond reinjures knee ahead of big Las Vegas finale

Nov. 12, 2019 4:23 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marie Osmond says she's ready to perform the final week of an 11-year run with her brother, Donny, at the Flamingo Las Vegas, after telling the audience on her television talk show that she chipped her knee late last week. Osmond talked about her injury during an appearance Monday on CBS'...

Allegiant settles with union; pilots blocked from striking

Nov. 9, 2019 4:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air has settled a lawsuit against the Teamsters with union pilots agreeing not to strike over changes in the airline's crew-scheduling system. A federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas signed an order Friday that ends the case and makes permanent an injunction against a strike or...

Trump camp using impeachment in get-out-the vote push

Nov. 9, 2019 11:36 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gregory Hafen II looked out at a small group of fellow Republicans and tried to hammer home just how wronged he thinks President Donald Trump has been. The impeachment investigation in Washington is a mere political attack, he argued. "It's witch hunt after witch hunt," he said, glancing...

Woman found in desert after harrowing, weeklong kidnapping

Nov. 9, 2019 12:25 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suburban Las Vegas woman dragged to California by father-and-daughter kidnappers was found cold but alive after a harrowing, weeklong kidnapping where she was raped, robbed and left for dead in the desert, authorities said. Stanley Alfred Lawton, 54, and Shaniya Nicole Poche-Lawton,...

Harris zeroes in on health care before powerful Nevada union

Nov. 8, 2019 11:53 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Presidential candidate Kamala Harris zeroed in on the Democratic Party's debate over health insurance Friday as she made her pitch to one of Nevada's most powerful political forces, the casino workers' union. Leaders and members of the Culinary Union and its parent organization, Unite...

Police: Dad, daughter kidnapped woman, dumped her in desert

Nov. 8, 2019 9:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A father and a daughter kidnapped a woman from a Las Vegas suburb and brought her to his house in Southern California, holding her captive for a week, raping her and then leaving her for dead in the desert, authorities said Friday. Stanley Alfred Lawton, 54, and Shaniya Nicole...