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Klobuchar makes 1st hires in Nevada with ex-O’Rourke staff

Nov. 22, 2019 12:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH'-buh-shar) is making her first campaign hires in early voting Nevada, scooping up staffers who worked for Beto (BET'-oh) O’Rourke’s campaign. Klobuchar’s campaign announced Friday the Minnesota senator had hired...

Sharks topple Golden Knights 2-1 in overtime

Nov. 22, 2019 2:55 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Logan Couture isn’t always following the calendar enough to know who’s next on the San Jose Sharks’ schedule. He knew the Golden Knights were coming, though, because the team uses the Las Vegas trip as part of its annual Father’s Trip. He made some dads plenty...

Man shot by police on Vegas airport tarmac didn’t work there

Nov. 22, 2019 2:39 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police shot an intruder who fought with officers before dawn Thursday on the tarmac outside a terminal at McCarran International Airport, including an officer who was knocked unconscious, authorities said. The wounded intruder and the injured officer were hospitalized after the...

Late 3 lifts TCU over UC Irvine 59-58 for Dixon’s 400th win

Nov. 21, 2019 11:27 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — RJ Nembhard made sure TCU coach Jamie Dixon earned his 400th career victory on the home court of his alma mater rather than a neutral setting in Las Vegas. The redshirt sophomore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds left while scoring a career-high 20 points, lifting the...

Dawes’ 19 lead Clemson to 87-51 rout of Alabama A&M

Nov. 21, 2019 10:16 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — These are the kind of games Clemson coach Brad Brownell loves: His team handles things early and he gets to reward hard workers who don’t always see time on the court. Tigers freshman Al-Amir Dawes had a career-high 19 points and Clemson scored 23 straight points in the first...

Lawyer: Vegas man to appeal sentence in Oregon-Iowa pot case

Nov. 20, 2019 4:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense lawyer says a 61-year-old Las Vegas man will appeal his conviction and five-year federal prison sentence for illegally growing marijuana in Oregon and selling it in Iowa. Attorney Michael Pariente said Wednesday he believes Chief U.S. District Judge John Jarvey in Davenport,...

Prosecutor: Suspect in 1979 killing may be a serial killer

Nov. 19, 2019 10:42 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Arizona auto dealer charged with killing a California woman in northern Nevada 40 years ago may have killed other women in the late 1970s, Nevada’s attorney general said. “All evidence points to defendant being a serial killer,” state Attorney General Aaron Ford...

Grady scores 24 to carry Davidson past Nevada 91-71

Nov. 19, 2019 9:44 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Kellan Grady had 24 points as Davidson defeated Nevada 91-71 on Tuesday night. Luka Brajkovic had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Davidson (2-2). Jon Axel Gudmundsson added 18 points. Luke Frampton had 12 points for the home team. Lindsey Drew had 14 points for the Wolf Pack (2-3)....

The Latest: Man pleads not guilty in 1979 Reno-area killing

Nov. 19, 2019 5:17 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a not guilty plea by an Arizona man accused of killing a woman in northern Nevada in 1979 and named by prosecutors as suspect in at least two other late-1970s slayings (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Prosecutors in Nevada are tying a 73-year-old Arizona man to two unsolved...

Arizona man guilty of making ammo sold to Las Vegas shooter

Nov. 19, 2019 4:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man pleaded guilty Tuesday in a U.S. court in Nevada to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a hotel room where a gunman carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. Douglas Haig, 57, was not accused of a direct role in the Oct. 1, 2017,...