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Karen Pence to attend 'Latinos for Trump' event in Las Vegas

Nov. 13, 2019 12:12 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, will be in Las Vegas on Thursday to help President Donald Trump's reelection campaign as it works to court Latino voters. Pence will join local members of the "Latinos for Trump" coalition that's working to reach out to Hispanic voters. The...

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Nov. 12, 2019 7:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts wants a Nevada judge to dismiss an ex-beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago. A Dec. 10 hearing has...

Official: Most Nevada fatal crashes involve impaired drivers

Nov. 12, 2019 5:48 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Law enforcement officials working to bolster safety on roadways ahead of the holiday season say impaired drivers remain a contributing factor in more than half of all fatal traffic crashes in Nevada. The Nevada Department of Public Safety says 55.4 percent of the 893 total fatal crashes in...

Marie Osmond reinjures knee ahead of big Las Vegas finale

Nov. 12, 2019 4:23 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marie Osmond says she's ready to perform the final week of an 11-year run with her brother, Donny, at the Flamingo Las Vegas, after telling the audience on her television talk show that she chipped her knee late last week. Osmond talked about her injury during an appearance Monday on CBS'...

2 flu-related deaths confirmed in Nevada

Nov. 11, 2019 6:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Health officials have confirmed the first two flu-related deaths this season — one each in Clark and Washoe counties. The Washoe County Health District says the unidentified patient contracted Influenza A and died between Sept. 29 and Oct. 26 of this year. A total of nine people...

Lawyer who admitted inmates' cellphone use is disbarred

Nov. 11, 2019 2:59 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas attorney who pleaded guilty to a felony charge for allowing her clients to use cellphones while in jail has been disbarred from practicing law in Nevada. The Nevada Supreme Court on Friday issued a decision stating that Alexis Plunkett's misconduct hurt the legal system, her...

Clark County sees first death of flu season

Nov. 11, 2019 10:42 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Health officials in Clark County say the region has seen its first death of the flu season. The Southern Nevada Health District reports that the flu-related death occurred between Oct. 27 and Nov. 2. The person who died was over the age of 65. It occurred during a week when there were more...

Citing security, Nevada keeps dams' emergency plans secret

Nov. 10, 2019 9:10 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada keeps emergency response plans for potential dam failures secret for the same reason the U.S. government refuses the state's demands for information about weapons-grade plutonium shipped to the Las Vegas area: It's confidential for security purposes, even for dams at golf course...

2 killed in car crash in Las Vegas; Other driver is arrested

Nov. 10, 2019 3:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say two people are dead after a fiery collision and another driver has been arrested on DUI-related charges in connection with the crash. They say the collision occurred around 3 a.m. Saturday on South Boulder Highway. Las Vegas Metro Police say a sedan with two...

Allegiant settles with union; pilots blocked from striking

Nov. 9, 2019 4:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air has settled a lawsuit against the Teamsters with union pilots agreeing not to strike over changes in the airline's crew-scheduling system. A federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas signed an order Friday that ends the case and makes permanent an injunction against a strike or...