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Hamby scores 24, Aces cruise past Storm 79-62

Jul. 24, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dearica Hamby scored 24 points to lead five Las Vegas starters in double figures and the Aces beat the Seattle Storm 79-62 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight home win. Las Vegas had its lead trimmed to 57-51 early in the fourth quarter until going on a 17-5 run — with...

Delle Donne and Wilson choose their WNBA All-Star teams

Jul. 23, 2019 10:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne and A'ja Wilson had fun drafting their teams. Both made sure they had their WNBA teammates on their squads and even pulled off the first two trades in All-Star Game history. The two captains of the WNBA All-Star Game selected their teams Tuesday night on...

Interior boss touts regulatory reforms at Nevada gold mine

Jul. 23, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt toured a Nevada gold mine's expansion project Tuesday that he says was made easier by the Trump administration's streamlining of environmental regulations to expedite permitting for commercial development on federal lands. He also said some U.S....

Trial date reset for ammo maker trial in Vegas shooting case

Jul. 23, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial is being postponed for an Arizona man accused of illegally manufacturing bullets sold to the gunman who staged the Las Vegas Strip shooting in 2017. U.S. District Judge James Mahan reset Douglas Haig's trial for Dec. 9 after both sides sought more time to prepare. Trial had been...

The Latest: Interior secretary touts Trump NEPA reform in NV

Jul. 23, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's visit to northern Nevada (all times local, PDT): 2:55 p.m. U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt toured a Nevada gold mine's expansion project to tout the Trump administration's streamlining of environmental regulations to expedite...

Utah man arrested as suspect in April Reno killing

Jul. 23, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 64-year-old Utah man has been extradited to Reno to face a murder charge in the April death of the ex-husband of a controversial Clark County judge who died in 2014. Mark Burkett of Big Water, Utah was booked into the Washoe County Jail Monday on suspicion of open murder with a deadly...

Father, girlfriend face murder charge in death of 2-year-old

Jul. 23, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — The father of a 2-year-old boy who died in February and the man's girlfriend are facing murder, child abuse and conspiracy charges in the child's death. Court officials say 27-year-old Chad Michael Newman and 36-year-old Haydee Razo are due Wednesday in North Las Vegas Justice...

Sun rise to top of WNBA standings ahead of All-Star break

Jul. 23, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Connecticut Sun has risen back to the top of the WNBA standings behind solid play from Jonquel Jones and Alyssa Thomas. The Sun received major contributions from the reserves, which scored 45 points in a rout of Atlanta on Friday night. "When the starters always get referred to as a...

2-year-old reported missing, found dead in irrigation canal

Jul. 23, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — Churchill County authorities say a 2-year-old boy reported missing in the Fallon area was found dead in an irrigation canal Monday night. The Sheriff's Office say the boy's body was found about a half-hour after police officers, firefighters, friends and family members of the boy began...

Trooper injured after car hits patrol vehicle in Las Vegas

Jul. 23, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are investigating if alcohol was a factor after a car struck a Nevada Highway Patrol vehicle, causing the SUV to flip. Nevada Highway Patrol says the trooper and the other driver were taken to a hospital for minor injuries after the early Tuesday crash near downtown Las Vegas....