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Victims to speak in court in Chasing Horse's sex abuse case

Feb. 06, 2023 01:05 AM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Victims, police detectives and federal agents are expected to speak in court Monday before a judge decides whether to grant bail to a former “Dances With Wolves” actor accused of sexually abusing Indigenous girls and leading a cult during a period spanning two...

Las Vegas airport keeps growing; reliever airport considered

Feb. 05, 2023 14:32 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Experts say growth at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas is on a trajectory to reach its capacity of between 63 million and 65 million annual passengers by around 2030. Clark County Department of Aviation Director Rosemary Vassiliadis told the Las Vegas...

DNA could crack a notorious Florida cold case

Feb. 05, 2023 03:11 AM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Walkers’ wood frame cottage stood plain and white, surrounded by pasture land and hardwood forest. There in tiny Osprey, on the southern tip of the vast Palmer Ranch, the family’s nearest neighbor was half a mile away. As daylight broke on Dec. 20,...

Josh Jacobs expects to begin talks with Raiders next week

Feb. 04, 2023 17:22 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh Jacobs, who led the NFL in rushing yards this season, said he expects to begin speaking with Las Vegas Raiders management next week about a possible new contract. He could become a free agent after the Raiders declined last April to exercise his fifth-year...

Super Bowl prop betting increasing in popularity

Feb. 03, 2023 16:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jay Kornegay was behind the counter in 2004 when someone approached with $5,000 to bet on the Super Bowl but had no idea how to decide. The man, not a regular sports bettor, thought for a few moments and decided to put it all on the Carolina Panthers to score...

Inspections of rental units spurred by fatal Vegas fire done

Feb. 03, 2023 12:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Code enforcement inspections of more than 30 aging multi-unit and extended-stay properties in Las Vegas, spurred by the city's deadliest residential fire in history, has been completed. City officials this week released the findings of the first year of the...

AFC takes early lead over NFC in newly designed Pro Bowl

Feb. 02, 2023 23:05 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr scored an event-high 31 points in the precision passing contest of the Pro Bowl skills competitions Thursday night to give the AFC an early 9-3 lead over the NFC. Carr, in familiar territory with the events being held at...

Carr says he won't extend deadline to assist Raiders trade

Feb. 02, 2023 22:40 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr said Thursday night he will not extend the Feb. 15 deadline to help facilitate a trade from the Las Vegas Raiders. The Raiders must trade or release the quarterback by that date — three days after the Super Bowl — or Carr's contract will become...

'Dances With Wolves' actor remains jailed in sex abuse case

Feb. 02, 2023 17:36 PM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A former “Dances With Wolves” actor accused of sexually abusing Indigenous girls and leading a cult must remain held without bail until his next court hearing, a judge ordered Thursday morning. Nathan Chasing Horse, 46, faces charges of sex...

Records: 'Dances with Wolves' actor armed cult against cops

Feb. 02, 2023 10:37 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chasing Horse trained his wives to use firearms, instructing them to “shoot it out” with police officers if they ever tried to “break their family apart,” according to records obtained by The Associated Press. If that failed, the actor from “Dancing With...