Latest Nevada News

The Latest: Bullet-maker takes plea in Vegas shooting case

Nov. 19, 2019 2:28 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona man’s guilty plea in federal court to illegally manufacturing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A man whose home-loaded bullets were found in a suite...

Prosecutors: Man held in 1979 killing is suspected of others

Nov. 19, 2019 2:14 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Prosecutors are branding an Arizona man a serial killer in a bid to persuade a Nevada judge to deny him bail until his trial in the killing of a California woman more than 40 years ago. Defense attorney David Houston says 73-year-old Charles Gary Sullivan will plead not guilty Tuesday and...

She can’t vote, but 2020 Democrats want her support anyway

Nov. 19, 2019 11:47 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the most sought-after presidential endorsements in a key early voting state is from a woman who cannot vote. As Democrats jockey for support in Nevada, a meeting with Astrid Silva, a 31-year-old immigrant rights activist who has become a public face of the “Dreamers,”...

Man to plead guilty to making ammo bought by Vegas shooter

Nov. 19, 2019 9:09 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man is due to plead guilty to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman took aim before the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. Douglas Haig isn’t accused of a direct role in the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting...

Bey, Wright each score 16, No. 23 Colorado beats UCI 69-53

Nov. 19, 2019 12:48 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado turned the game in its favor with defense. Tyler Bey and McKinley Wright each scored 16 points and No. 23 Colorado leaned on a strong defensive effort to beat UC Irvine 69-53 on Monday night. Colorado (3-0) pressured Irvine into 22 turnovers leading to 21 points for the...

US asks federal judge to toss out Nevada plutonium lawsuit

Nov. 18, 2019 4:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada’s request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas, arguing that officials have already promised that no more will be shipped to the state. In documents filed Friday in U.S. District...

Reid: Iowa, NH not diverse enough to provide Dems’ guidance

Nov. 18, 2019 1:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire get to weigh in first on the Democratic presidential contest next year, but the states are not ethnically diverse enough to offer any insight into how a candidate will fare across the country, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Sunday. “I...

Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop-and-frisk’ police practice

Nov. 18, 2019 1:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its...

LA Current makes first of first world swim league

Nov. 17, 2019 11:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — LA Current overhauled the Cali Condors and MVP Caeleb Dressel as the teams booked their passage to the first International Swimming League grand final in Las Vegas next month in a pulsating American derby in College Park, Maryland. The Condors were 21.5pts ahead with four events left and...

Rakocevic scores 24, grabs 11 boards; USC beats Nevada 76-66

Nov. 17, 2019 2:08 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Southern California passed its most challenging test so far this season with a 76-66 win over Nevada on Saturday night. Nick Rakocevic scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Daniel Utomi added 12 points and Elijah Weaver scored 11 for USC. After Nevada took a 21-18 lead with 8:33 left...