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African American Museum is planned for Las Vegas' Westside

Jun. 26, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas’ Historic Westside community is paving the way for an African American Museum and Cultural Arts Center, as part of its road map to revitalization. The center is one of many implementation strategies under the community’s HUNDRED Plan — a...

African American Museum planned for Las Vegas' Westside

Jun. 26, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas’ Historic Westside community is paving the way for an African American Museum and Cultural Arts Center, as part of its road map to revitalization. The center is one of many implementation strategies under the community’s HUNDRED Plan — a...

Body found in Las Vegas desert ID'd; Was a homicide victim

Jun. 26, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A body found in a desert area has been identified as a Las Vegas man who was a homicide victim, according to authorities. The Clark County coroner’s office said the body was that of 59-year-old Martin Lopez-Aguilar. The body was found last Sunday...

Mystics knock off Aces in overtime 87-86

Jun. 26, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alysha Clark scored 20 points, Elena Delle Donne added 19 and Natasha Cloud sank three free throws in the final 11.7 seconds of overtime to help the Washington Mystics hold on for an 87-86 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday night. Clark hit four 3-pointers...

Vegas police ID hospital patient who fatally stabbed another

Jun. 24, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a psychiatric patient accused of fatally stabbing one man and wounding another inside a Las Vegas hospital. Police say 48-year-old Michael Earl was booked Thursday into Clark County jail on charges related to murder and assault and...

It's personal: Canelo predicts KO in 3rd bout with Golovkin

Jun. 24, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canelo Álvarez is hurting after his first loss in nearly a decade, and he's still angry about everything that's happened during five years of fighting and arguing with Gennady Golovkin. Álvarez says he is determined to channel all of those bad feelings into a...

Nevada gambling license approved for new Sparks casino

Jun. 23, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State regulators have approved a gambling license for the first newly constructed casino in the Reno-Sparks area more than two decades. The Nevada Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve the license sought by Las Vegas-based Olympia Gaming for the Legends Bay...

No-hit till 8th, M's score 2 in 9th on wild pitches, top A's

Jun. 23, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland starter Frankie Montas took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, then reliever A.J. Puk threw a pair of run-scoring wild pitches with two outs in the ninth that gave the Seattle Mariners a 2-1 win over the Athletics on Thursday. The Mariners loaded...

Patient at Vegas hospital fatally stabs 1 person, wounds 2nd

Jun. 23, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A knife-wielding psychiatric patient fatally stabbed one man and wounded another inside a Las Vegas hospital Thursday, according to police. The stabbings occurred in a secured area where psychiatric patients are treated at University Medical Center, said Lt. Jason...

After year of violence, US schools try to tame tensions

Jun. 23, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first week of school was supposed to mark a triumphant return to classrooms at San Francisco’s Everett Middle School after more than a year of distance learning. But as computer science teacher Yesi Castro-Mitchell welcomed a class of sixth graders last...