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Nevada to vaccinate frontline medical workers first

Oct. 26, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — As the pandemic surges throughout the state, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Monday that the initial supply of COVID-19 vaccines the state receives will go toward frontline medical workers and individuals at high risk of exposure. Sisolak said he is confident in the Federal...

Nevada fines airport, county over crowd size at Trump rally

Oct. 26, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials are fining a northern county and an airport a total of more than $5,500 for allowing a campaign event for President Donald Trump in September that drew thousands of people, despite a 50-person crowd limit over the pandemic. Douglas County was fined $2,950 and Minden...

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, right, speaks with an official during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Raiders lack of pass rush big part of loss to Bucs

Oct. 26, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After watching Tom Brady carve up his defense while barely being touched, Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden said he would immediately look at how to spark the Raiders struggling pass rush. Whatever changes the Raiders do make, it doesn’t appear as if changes on the coaching staff or a...

Trump, Harris plan Western stops in campaign's final week

Oct. 26, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona and Nevada will be buzzing with activity in the last week before the election as both presidential candidates try to swing the crucial battlegrounds in their direction. President Donald Trump and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris are both scheduled to hold events in...

CORRECTS TO $2 BILLION, NOT 1.9 BILLION AS ORIGINALLY SENT - FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, in Las Vegas. The NFL is opening in Sin City, something even the bookies in this gambling city would never have bet on happening. But on Monday night, Sept. 21, 2020,  the gamble pays off when the Raiders meet the New Orleans Saints in the opening game of the glittering $2 billion stadium that Raiders owner Mark Davis dubbed the Death Star.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)

UNLV football will be first with fans at Raiders' stadium

Oct. 26, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fans of UNLV football will be the first to attend a game at the home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders after the university's plan to allow a limited number of spectators was approved by the Southern Nevada Health District and Nevada’s department of Business & Industry. The Rebels...

Las Vegas police say cyclist, man in car who pushed her dead

Oct. 26, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say two people are dead after a man hung out of a car window to strike a bicyclist and then fell himself. Lt. Raymond Spencer said the deadly incident that occurred Sunday morning on Hollywood Boulevard near Sahara Avenue was beyond “senseless.” Investigators...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Devin White (45) sacks Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Raiders O-line struggles after week in COVID isolation

Oct. 25, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders started their week of practice for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by sending home their entire starting offensive line after Trent Brown tested positive for the coronavirus. The four other starters weren’t allowed to return until Sunday morning with their only real...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady, left, after Gronkowski scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Brady's 4 TD passes lead Bucs past Raiders 45-20

Oct. 25, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tom Brady dropped back and lofted a pass that just got over the defender's arms and fell into Scotty Miller's hands right before he reached the sideline for a 33-yard TD pass. The 43-year-old Brady is getting back to his Super Bowl-winning form following an early season adjustment to his...

Nevada reports 891 new coronavirus cases and 5 more deaths

Oct. 25, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada health officials on Sunday reported nearly 900 new COVID-19 cases with five additional deaths. The 891 additional cases increased the state’s totals to 95,703 cases and 1,748 deaths. Nevada Department of Health and Human Services officials say 735 of the new cases...