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Canadiens and their rich history face NHL newcomers, Vegas

Jun. 13, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

Growing up in Quebec, Marc-Andre Fleury has such respect for the Canadiens’ rich history, the Golden Knights goalie uses the formal, “mister,” when referencing Montreal’s notable stars. Such was the case Saturday upon being informed the the team invited former...

Reno cafe apologizes after officer gets hateful note in food

Jun. 13, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno restaurant has fired an employee after a police officer found a hateful message with her order. KTVN-TV reports Cafe Capello posted on its Facebook page Saturday that a worker had written the message in the officer's order without their...

New law gets Nevada pot shops rolling toward smoking lounges

Jun. 13, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Roger Bloss sat parked in his vehicle near a smoking area outside a prominent Strip casino resort. Bloss, the CEO of MJ Holdings, a Las Vegas-based company that grows cannabis in Nevada, observed dozens of people inhaling and exhaling for about an hour....

Teen critically hurt after Lake Havasu boat collision

Jun. 13, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A 16-year-old California boy has suffered critical injuries after his personal watercraft collided with a boat on Lake Havasu. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says the collision happened Saturday around 3:40 p.m. in the lake's North...

Money that escaped, injured 4 may not be returned to owner

Jun. 13, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Records show a pet monkey that escaped from its home in Reno last month and injured four people might not be returned to its owner. The Reno Gazette Journal reports that authorities responded to a May 25 call of a monkey being in a neighborhood. ...

Evans traveling to Vegas with Canadiens for Golden Knights

Jun. 12, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal forward Jake Evans, who has not played since sustaining a concussion on a hit by Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele on June 2, will accompany the Canadiens to Las Vegas for their Stanley Cup semifinal series against the Golden Knights. Interim Canadiens...

Jet that crashed near Nellis Air Force Base had flap issue

Jun. 12, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Investigators say the fatal crash of a jet into a home near Nellis Air Force Base nearly three weeks ago was the result of a flap issue. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary findings...

Nevada Air National Guard has 1st female instructor pilot

Jun. 12, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Maj. Sarah Spy wanted to be a pilot since she was a little girl. Now, at 37, she has become the first female flight instructor pilot for the Nevada Air National Guard. “It’s pretty exciting,” Spy told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s kind...

Harrah's finishes $200M renovation of Vegas Strip flagship

Jun. 12, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it has completed a $200 million renovation of its Harrah’s Las Vegas resort. The parent company announced Friday the work included upgrades to 2,542 guest rooms, a remodel of the casino floor and new LED...

California pair charged in 1997 kidnapping of teenage girl

Jun. 11, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California couple facing forced labor charges for allegedly forcing three Guatemalan immigrants to work long hours at their businesses for minimal pay have been charged in the 1997 kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl from Las Vegas. A...