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2 dead amid 'restless' monsoon-season flooding in Las Vegas

Aug. 12, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The most “restless” summer monsoon season in a decade became deadly Thursday, as intense lightning and thunderstorms flooded parts of southern Nevada and a leaky ceiling forced table games to stop at one Las Vegas Strip casino. A man's body was found Friday by...

Nevada judge denies loser's protest of GOP governor primary

Aug. 10, 2022 22:13 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada judge has dismissed Republican Joey Gilbert’s lawsuit seeking to overturn his loss to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo in the Republican gubernatorial primary. Gilbert, a Reno lawyer who was outside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021,...

Southwest rains flood deserts, cascade into Vegas casinos

Jul. 29, 2022 22:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Intense summer thunderstorms that drenched parts of Las Vegas — causing water to cascade from casino ceilings and pool on the carpet of a stadium-sized sports betting area — were part of a broad regional monsoon pattern that may repeat through the weekend, a National Weather...

Regulators say Nevada casino winnings set fiscal-year record

Jul. 28, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos set a fiscal-year record in winnings from July 2021 to June 2022, collecting $14.6 billion to shatter a record that had stood since 2008, state gambling regulators said Thursday. The Nevada Gaming Control Board also reported that casinos statewide...

Incumbent Democrats lead GOP hopefuls in Nevada funds raised

Jul. 18, 2022 20:39 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The latest expense reports for state candidates in Nevada hold a familiar pattern: Incumbent Democrats raised more than their Republican opponents in every statewide race. The reports give a glimpse into who has stakes in some of the tightest statewide elections...

Reports chart good month in May for Nevada casinos, tourism

Jun. 30, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A trio of economic reports show that May was a good month for Nevada tourism and gambling, including passenger traffic characterized as the third-busiest ever at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday that...

Nevada GOP governor candidate to pay for statewide recount

Jun. 29, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A candidate for Nevada governor who lost this month's Republican primary election by just over 11 percentage points, or nearly 26,000 votes, will pay for a statewide recount after he objected to the outcome and made numerous unproven claims about the election process. ...

US Senate race promises to be fight for nonpartisan voters

Jun. 21, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The attack ads already are airing and campaign fundraising emails are flooding into inboxes as one of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in the country gets rolling in Nevada, where candidates will be juggling voters' concerns about a volatile economy and inflation that is...

Laxalt's Nevada win sets up fierce race for Senate control

Jun. 15, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adam Laxalt, a former state attorney general who has embraced lies about the 2020 election, won the Republican nomination for a pivotal Nevada Senate seat, fending off a challenge from a political newcomer and setting up what will likely be a fierce and costly race against...

2022 midterms: What to watch in S Carolina, Nevada and Maine

Jun. 13, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Primary voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of two South Carolina Republicans who are clinging to their seats in the U.S. House after defying Donald Trump, while in Nevada an establishment favorite with the former president's endorsement is facing a tougher than expected...