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The Latest: Bucs Gronkowski returns from injury in 2nd half

Sep. 26, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:50 p.m. Tampa Bay tight end Rob Gronkowski has returned to the field for a late-third quarter drive as the Buccaneers try to rally back against the Los Angeles Rams. ...

Buyer of tiny Nevada town finds plentiful water underground

Sep. 26, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

CAL-NEV-ARI, Nev. (AP) — There isn’t much in Cal-Nev-Ari besides a cluster of homes, some businesses and an unpaved airstrip. But the town’s new dominant property owner believes the desert outpost might have something else: an underground river of sorts that...

Las Vegas police: 2 Massachusetts men die in rollover crash

Sep. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Massachusetts men have died in a fiery crash at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas police said Sunday. Las Vegas Metro Police said the victims were a 34-year-old man from Chicopee and a 33-year-old man from Springfield, but their...

Josh Berry beats teammate Allgaier in JRM sweep at Las Vegas

Sep. 25, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh Berry moved teammate Justin Allgaier out of the way with 42 laps remaining Saturday night to win the Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was the opener of the seven-race Xfinity Series playoffs and Allgaier, who started the race...

2 killed in fiery crash after vehicle goes off scenic road

Sep. 25, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two people were killed Saturday in a fiery crash when their vehicle went off a popular scenic drive in a conservation area on the western outskirts of metro Las Vegas, Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated the vehicle was going too fast...

Colorado River concessions say business up, water level down

Sep. 25, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Chad Taylor looked toward the Callville Bay Marina Lounge from a houseboat on Lake Mead, he reflected on a much different time. In the mid-1990s, the building was right at the water’s edge. Today, it’s nearly a quarter-mile (half-kilometer) from...

Larson returns to Las Vegas looking for another victory

Sep. 25, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

Overlooked in the post-race spat between Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott was yet another trip to victory lane for Kyle Larson, NASCAR's championship favorite. As Larson celebrated his Cup Series-high sixth points win of the season, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Elliott...

Four of a kind... Eckes leads Thorsport in Vegas victory

Sep. 25, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rookie Christian Eckes held off teammate Ben Rhodes and crossed the finish line under a caution flag for his first career win in the NASCAR Trucks Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night. In addition to Eckes and Rhodes, their Thorsport Racing...

The Latest: Washington state to give Pfizer boosters to some

Sep. 24, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Washington state Department of Health says it will immediately start offering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain people after recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other groups. State health...

Casino union marches for return to jobs on Las Vegas Strip

Sep. 24, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of hotel, casino and restaurant workers marched Friday on the Las Vegas Strip to highlight their call for employers to rehire more people who were furloughed last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the reopening of casinos and...