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Famed chef Mario Batali's Vegas Strip restaurants will close

May. 25, 2018 3:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27, officials said Friday, as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women. Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group partner Joe Bastianich sent a letter to nearly 300 workers about the...

Na's ending 90-foot chip to lead Colonial after first again

May. 24, 2018 7:58 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na stood over his ball after taking a drop in the rough beside the ninth green following two wayward shots, on his final hole of the day and with a share of the lead in the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial. As Na looked toward the hole more than 90 feet away, he saw the...

DC Relief: Capitals' run to Cup Final ends 20-year drought

May. 24, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jimmy Patterson was a fresh-faced 22-year-old in the stands at the old Capital Centre in October 1974 when the expansion Washington Capitals won for the first time. As he was leaving, an elderly man from Brooklyn told Patterson he'd always get to say he saw the Capitals' first win. The...

Bright lights, casinos and home for Golden Knights

May. 24, 2018 4:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pierre-Edouard Bellemare didn't know what to do as he browsed in the grocery store. Fans were admiring the native Frenchman and center for the Vegas Golden Knights, but he had become star-struck himself. "I'm pretty sure I saw Steffi Graf," Bellemare said. "I was on the phone with my mom,...

Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attack

May. 24, 2018 11:54 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear. Other officers raced casino-to-casino, debunking reports of multiple shooters and false bomb...

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

May. 24, 2018 3:06 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don't show up to...

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

May. 23, 2018 10:50 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don't show up to...

The Latest: Vegas shooting witnesses describe police heroism

May. 23, 2018 9:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 6 p.m. Police and witnesses in newly released documents described acts of heroism by Las Vegas officers responding to the deadliest mass...

Stylist: Man with Vegas gunman's name talked concert attack

May. 23, 2018 8:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A hairstylist said a client with the same last name as the Las Vegas shooter spoke in the months before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history about a concert venue being susceptible to attack, according to documents released by police Wednesday. Las Vegas police released about...

The Latest: Las Vegas casino strike would have ripple effect

May. 23, 2018 8:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the contract negotiations between Las Vegas casino workers and businesses (all times local): 5 p.m. What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers go on strike at any time starting June 1. A potential strike of members...