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Records: 'Dances with Wolves' actor armed cult against cops

Feb. 02, 2023 10:37 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chasing Horse trained his wives to use firearms, instructing them to “shoot it out” with police officers if they ever tried to “break their family apart,” according to records obtained by The Associated Press. If that failed, the actor from “Dancing With...

Kidnapper leaves bloody trail in Oregon, hides under house

Feb. 02, 2023 10:09 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police converged in force on the tiny, unincorporated community of Wolf Creek in southwest Oregon the night of Jan. 26 as they hunted for a suspect who was wanted for kidnapping and torturing a woman nearly to death — and who had previously been convicted of a similar crime...

'Dances With Wolves' actor due in court in sex abuse probe

Feb. 02, 2023 06:47 AM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former “Dances With Wolves” actor who faces at least five felonies for allegedly sexually abusing Indigenous girls is scheduled to face a judge for the first time in the case on Thursday. The possible charges against Nathan Chasing Horse, 46, include...

Nevada says Tesla's possible tax breaks stay secret, for now

Feb. 01, 2023 21:59 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The details of any potential tax breaks for Tesla's $3.6 billion expansion of its Nevada factory will remain secret until late February, under a nondisclosure agreement that state officials signed with the electric carmaker. The governor's economic development...

Police: Oregon kidnap suspect killed 2 men before cornered

Feb. 01, 2023 20:55 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The suspect in a violent kidnapping in Oregon — a man who spent little time behind bars for a similar crime in Nevada — killed two men before being cornered by officers and fatally shooting himself, police said Wednesday. Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died at...

Murder trial date postponed in Vegas journalist slaying case

Feb. 01, 2023 18:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a crucial question yet to be decided by the state Supreme Court, a Nevada judge on Wednesday postponed a murder trial for a former Las Vegas-area elected official accused of killing a veteran investigative journalist who wrote articles critical of him and his office. ...

3 more suspects arrested in last week's Carson City shooting

Feb. 01, 2023 15:41 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Carson City sheriff’s deputies have arrested three more suspects in last week's gang-related shooting that involved at least a half-dozen teenagers, including two who were injured — one critically. Deputies investigating the Jan. 24 shooting took three...

Oregon kidnapping suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot

Feb. 01, 2023 15:16 PM EST

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The suspect in a violent kidnapping in Oregon — a man who spent little time behind bars for a similar crime in Nevada — died after shooting himself during a standoff with heavily armed police, authorities said. Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died at a...

Woman killed, man burned in camper fire northeast of Elko

Feb. 01, 2023 14:18 PM EST

ELBURZ, Nev. (AP) — A woman has been killed and a man badly burned in a camp trailer fire near U.S. Interstate 80 in rural northeast Nevada. The man who was being treated Wednesday in a burn unit at a Utah hospital told sheriff's deputies the woman was trapped inside the camper...

Nevada upends No. 22 San Diego State 75-66

Feb. 01, 2023 02:26 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jarod Lucas scored 26 points and Will Baker had 19 points and eight rebounds as Nevada beat No. 22 San Diego State 75-66 on Tuesday night. Kenan Blackshear added 18 points and seven assists for the Wolf Pack (17-6, 7-3 Mountain West Conference), who won their...