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Nevada wants feds to declare mothballed nuke dump plan dead

Sep. 21, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After a decade in limbo, Nevada is pressing U.S. nuclear regulators to finally kill a mothballed proposal to entomb the nation’s most radioactive waste beneath a windswept volcanic ridge north of Las Vegas. “The time has come to put this long-dormant and...

Storms flood highway near Las Vegas; 3 rescued from vehicles

Sep. 14, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Southern Nevada say at least three people were rescued from vehicles stranded in flash flooding after thunderstorms spawned by moisture from a Pacific tropical system brought intense rain to a desert area outside Las Vegas. National Weather Service...

Hotel mogul, UFO believer spending in Nevada governor's race

Sep. 14, 2022 09:38 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Robert Bigelow, a Las Vegas-based hotel magnate, has always had a cause. For decades, he invested his hotel profits into UFO research, creating his own aerospace company while lobbying senators to fund additional research. More recently, he offered nearly $1...

Man's mental health questioned in Vegas airport panic case

Aug. 17, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense attorney raised questions Wednesday about the mental health of his client, a California man accused of causing panic early Sunday during his second arrest in two days at busy Harry Reid International Airport. Stefan Mathias Hutchison, 33, of Oakland,...

Police detail Vegas airport chaos, California man's arrest

Aug. 16, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two airline ticket agents were hurt when a 33-year-old California man breached security at a busy Las Vegas airport on Sunday, sparking panic among commercial travelers, flight delays and cancellations, police said in a report made public Tuesday. Neither injury...

California man jailed after sharp sound, Vegas airport panic

Aug. 15, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California man jailed in Las Vegas on suspicion of causing a loud noise that sparked panic and travel delays Sunday at Harry Reid International Airport had been arrested at the airport less than 24 hours earlier for allegedly causing a disturbance near a ticket counter, a...

Loud noise causes passenger panic at a Las Vegas airport

Aug. 14, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flights out of Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas were delayed early Sunday after a loud noise caused panic among travelers who thought it was gunfire. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the noise was caused by “an unruly subject” in Terminal 1...

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...