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Mets cut Robles, demote Sewald in roster shuffle

Jun. 22, 2018 9:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The struggling New York Mets made a couple of roster changes Friday, cutting Hansel Robles and demoting fellow reliever Paul Sewald to the minor leagues. Right-hander Drew Smith and outfielder Kevin Kaczmarski were called up from Triple-A Las Vegas before the opener of a three-game series...

The Latest: Kansas welfare agency says children's needs met

Jun. 22, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Kansas' child welfare agency has concluded after an inspection that immigrant children housed in...

Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

Jun. 22, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip headliner from Germany lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal child pornography case involving thousands of videos and images. Jan Rouven Fuechtener, 39, is expected to face at least 24 years in federal prison on felony charges of possession, receipt...

Nevada pot regulators given more funds to deal with demand

Jun. 22, 2018 2:06 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's marijuana regulators say they are trying to keep up with demands at recreational dispensaries, where sales continue to outpace projections. The Nevada Appeal reports the Interim Finance Committee approved an additional $1.5 million for the Department of Taxation to hire...

Q&A: Plan evolving for Nevada's first execution in 12 years

Jun. 21, 2018 5:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's first execution in 12 years has been set for July 11, and officials say they have the drugs they need. But the method for administering the three-drug protocol to convicted killer Scott Raymond Dozier is still evolving. Dozier, 47, has been on death row since 2007 for unrelated...

Humboldt Broncos recognized during NHL Awards

Jun. 20, 2018 11:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Late Humboldt Broncos coach Darcy Haugan was honored with the inaugural Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award on Wednesday night, and 10 of the surviving players were reunited for the first time since the bus crash that killed 16 people. The players donned gold Broncos sweaters at the NHL...

Devils' Taylor Hall edges MacKinnon, wins NHL MVP award

Jun. 20, 2018 11:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Hall doesn't love public speaking, and the New Jersey Devils forward's nervousness grew while the NHL Awards show moved along. But after Hall and the hockey world watched moving tributes to the Humboldt Broncos and the victims of two mass shootings, he was ready to accept the Hart...

The Latest: New Jersey's Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as MVP

Jun. 20, 2018 10:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on NHL awards show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (all times local): 7:15 p.m. New Jersey forward Taylor Hall has won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player. Hall beat out Los Angeles captain Anze Kopitar and Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon in a contest between three...

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

Jun. 20, 2018 7:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection. Scott Raymond Dozier is scheduled to die July 11, Department of...

Police video from Las Vegas shooting shows chaos, confusion

Jun. 20, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police body camera videos released Wednesday show the chaos and confusion Las Vegas police officers and first responders faced at a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help. One 30-minute video shows an officer inside the venue as...