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Nevada's path forward unclear after twice-delayed execution

Jul. 19, 2018 5:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada twice has come close to carrying out its first execution in 12 years. And twice it failed. Condemned killer Scott Raymond Dozier says he wants to die, but the state has no clear path forward after courts blocked it from using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after...

North Carolina, UCLA, Michigan State part of Las Vegas event

Jul. 19, 2018 3:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Carolina, UCLA, Michigan State and Texas will play in an early season basketball tournament in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Invitational will include games at campus sites, then the final two rounds on Nov. 22-23 in Las Vegas. North Carolina takes on Texas in one semifinal, and Michigan...

Videos show police at Vegas shooting, meeting wounded guard

Jul. 18, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police released body camera footage Wednesday of officers finding a wounded security guard on the same floor of a Las Vegas hotel where a gunman opened fire on a country music festival. The footage released by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department under a court order includes...

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

Jul. 18, 2018 1:19 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The company argues in lawsuits filed in Nevada, California, New York...

Florida school, Las Vegas shooting survivors host town hall

Jul. 17, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Survivors of a high school shooting in Florida joined with teenagers affected by the Las Vegas Strip massacre during a town hall in Nevada addressing school safety and gun laws. Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg says the two groups who met Monday at a Las Vegas...

Bentley returns to Atlanta, happy for change of scenery

Jul. 17, 2018 1:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie season. She'll get a chance to...

Take that for data: NBA preps for expanded betting on games

Jul. 17, 2018 1:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilizing a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and rebounds in the final 12 minutes. The wager then gets made...

Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

Jul. 17, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wash. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers will meet in the NBA Summer League championship for a second straight season. Last year Kyle Kuzma dropped a game-high 30 points to lead the Lakers to a 110-98 victory over Portland. This year it'll be...

Ref University: NBA spending summer seeking new officials

Jul. 16, 2018 12:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's a half-hour after their game ended and the night is just beginning for referees Ashley Gilpin, Natalie Sago and SirAllen Conner. They've showered, they've changed clothes, but dinner and the bright lights of Las Vegas will have to wait. A long classroom session is up first. They walk...

Lakers give LeBron a good show, make NBA Summer League semis

Jul. 15, 2018 11:58 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers put on a good show for LeBron James. With James in attendance , the defending NBA Summer League champions cruised back into the semifinals, beating the Detroit Pistons 101-78 on Sunday. Second-round pick Svi Mykhailiuk scored 19 points and Josh Hart added 18 for the...