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A worker performs scheduled maintenance on an escalator for the pedestrian bridge between Excalibur and New York-New York on the Strip in Las Vegas Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.  Between routine maintenance, cleaning and vandalism, the machines face a number of hurdles that deter smooth operations.  For some people, taking the stairs instead is just a sweaty inconvenience. For those who use scooters or wheelchairs, a paused elevator or escalator can foil vacation plans.(K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Is the escalator down? Servicing Vegas Strip lifts a chore

Oct. 25, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rarely does a day go by without a Las Vegas Strip elevator or escalator out of service. Between routine maintenance, cleaning and vandalism, the machines face a number of hurdles that deter smooth operations. For some people, taking the stairs instead is just a sweaty inconvenience. For...

Las Vegas police: Neighbors dispute may have led to homicide

Oct. 25, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A dispute between neighbors may have played a role in a homicide in northeast Las Vegas, authorities said. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said they were called out to the scene of a shooting around 6 p.m. Saturday and they found a man in his early 30s with a single gunshot wound. The man...

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Trent Brown (77) protects a gap in the offensive line during an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Oakland, Calif. The Las Vegas Raiders sent all five starting offensive linemen home as part of coronavirus contact tracing after right tackle Trent Brown was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list with a positive test. The Raiders held practice on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 without their starting five as they prepare for Sunday’s home game against Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Peter Joneleit, File)

AP source: Raiders get 4 linemen back for game vs. Bucs

Oct. 25, 2020 10:32 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders will be able to play four of their starting offensive linemen Sunday against Tampa Bay after they got one more day of negative tests for COVID-19. A person familiar with the results says Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson and Gabe Jackson all tested negative...

Nathan Chen, of the United States, competes during men's free skating program in the International Skating Union Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chen, Bell capture Skate America crowns in Las Vegas

Oct. 25, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chen found himself in a familiar place Saturday on the top step of the podium. The podium at Skate America, to be precise. The American superstar landed five quadruple jumps over two programs in his first competition in nine months, easily out-distancing Vincent Zhou and the rest of...

Infant dies after being thrown from balcony; father arrested

Oct. 24, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man was arrested Saturday after his 2-month-old child was fatally injured when thrown off a second-floor apartment balcony during a domestic disturbance, police said. After the child was thrown onto asphalt below, a fire was set inside the apartment and the man left the scene,...

Nevada reports more than 1,000 additional COVID-19 cases

Oct. 24, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials on Saturday reported more than 1,000 known additional COVID-19 cases for the first time since mid-August amid continuing increases in new cases and positivity rates from testing. The 1,146 additional cases and five additional deaths reported Saturday by the Department of...

New York Giants' Daniel Jones runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Oct. 24, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak in Nashville provided some understandably nervous and upsetting times. And it could be a harbinger for a league attempting to play a...

Tiny rural county only one in Nevada with no COVID-19 cases

Oct. 24, 2020 3:11 AM EDT

GOLDFIELD, Nev. (AP) — This is a place where unleashed dogs wander dirt roads. Busted cars dot land that came cheap. Warped wooden shacks wait for one last gust to lay them to rest. There’s no gas station. No McDonald’s. No hospital. The closest emergency room? A hundred miles away in...

FILE - In this June 9, 2020 file photo election workers process mail-in ballots during a nearly all-mail primary election in Las Vegas. The Trump campaign and Nevada Republicans want a state judge to stop the counting of Las Vegas-area mail-in ballots, alleging that

Trump campaign sues in Nevada to stop Vegas-area vote count

Oct. 23, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Trump campaign and Nevada Republicans asked a state judge on Friday to stop the count of Las Vegas-area mail-in ballots, alleging that “meaningful observation” of signature-checking is impossible in the state’s biggest and most Democratic-leaning county. A lawsuit...

Metropolitan police are present outside Paris Las Vegas following a power outage, which resulted in a building evacuation, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. Caesars Entertainment says the power has been restored at Paris Las Vegas after an outage forced hundreds of guests at the Strip hotel to evacuate. (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Utility: Rodents in power switch caused Vegas resort outage

Oct. 23, 2020 10:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A power outage that prompted evacuation of hundreds of casino patrons and prevented guests from checking in for several busy hours at a Las Vegas Strip resort was caused by rodents at an off-site utility switching center, authorities said Friday. Clark County fire officials said power went...