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Judge considering if ex-gang leader held in Tupac Shakur killing gets house arrest on $750K bail

Jun. 25, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge said Tuesday she wasn't immediately convinced of the legality of an effort by a hip-hop music figure to underwrite a $750,000 bond to free a former Los Angeles-area gang leader from jail ahead of his murder trial in the 1996 killing of hip-hop music legend Tupac...

Suspect is dead after shootings near Las Vegas leave 5 people dead, teen injured, police say

Jun. 25, 2024 16:57 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who fatally shot five people and critically injured a 13-year-old girl at apartments near Las Vegas has killed himself, authorities said Tuesday. The North Las Vegas Police Department said the suspected shooter, 57-year-old Eric Adams, killed himself Tuesday...

Top Cats: Panthers win their 1st Stanley Cup, top Oilers 2-1 in Game 7

Jun. 25, 2024 05:04 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov put his hands at either end of the Stanley Cup and began skating away to start the celebration that the Florida Panthers have wanted forever. And as he began to hoist hockey's chalice for the first time, he had one thought. ...

FBI offers reward for information about deadly southern New Mexico wildfires

Jun. 23, 2024 11:47 AM EDT

RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities offered a reward for information about those responsible for igniting a pair of New Mexico wildfires that killed two people and destroyed hundreds of homes in the past week. The FBI on Saturday offered up to $10,000 for information in...

New Mexico heavy rain and flash flooding prompt mandatory evacuations

Jun. 22, 2024 08:20 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Heavy rain and flash flood warnings in New Mexico prompted officials to order some mandatory evacuations, with shelters set up for displaced residents. The National Weather Service office announced a flash flood emergency on Friday night through early...

Authorities have removed a shiny monolith from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery.

Jun. 21, 2024 13:16 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have removed a shiny monolith from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery.

Ex-gang leader facing trial in Tupac Shakur killing seeking release from Vegas jail on $750K bail

Jun. 21, 2024 13:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing hip-hop music legend Tupac Shakur in 1996 in Las Vegas will ask a judge next week to let him out of jail to prepare for his trial on a murder charge. Duane “Keffe D” Davis' attorney filed documents...

Musical 'From Here' explores life before and after the Pulse nightclub massacre

Jun. 21, 2024 11:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Donald Rupe didn't intend to write a musical about the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida. What he wanted to write about was his friends. But the more he dug into it, the more he returned to his hometown's 2016 trauma. “The Pulse connection...

Gleaming monolith pops up in Nevada desert, the latest in a series of quickly vanishing structures

Jun. 20, 2024 21:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The strange monolith looks like it could have come from another world. Jutting out of the rocks in a remote mountain range near Las Vegas, the glimmering rectangular prism's reflective surface imitates the vast desert landscape surrounding the mountain peak where...

All-Star Chelsea Gray returns to Aces, Jackie Young scores 32 to help stop Storm 94-83

Jun. 20, 2024 08:45 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jackie Young scored 32 points, A'ja Wilson added 27 and the Las Vegas Aces celebrated the return of All-Star point guard Chelsea Gray by defeating the Seattle Storm 94-83 on Wednesday night. Gray, a five-time All-Star and 2020 Olympic gold-medal winner who will...