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Analysis: How the NFL got through the pandemic and to 2021

Jul. 24, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

Saying the NFL is America's most popular sport isn't exactly brainiac territory. Arguing that it also dealt most successfully with the dangers and restrictions caused by COVID-19 should be just as obvious. So as training camps open — on time — in preparation for the...

Raiders searching for success headed into Gruden's 4th year

Jul. 24, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (8-8) CAMP SITE: Henderson, Nevada LAST YEAR: The Raiders got off to a promising start in their first season in Las Vegas with a 6-3 record, including a win at Kansas City, before faltering down the stretch. The Raiders lost five of...

COVID-19 rates remain high in Nevada amid vaccination push

Jul. 23, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Coronavirus numbers remained high in Nevada on Friday as the state reported more than 1,000 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, at least 20 deaths and hospitalizations climbing past the 1,000 mark for the first time in more than five months, state health officials said. ...

Bid to block Nevada death penalty drug plan draws 2nd inmate

Jul. 23, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A second condemned inmate is asking a federal judge in Las Vegas to add him to legal challenges being made to the never-before-used method that Nevada prison officials want to employ for their first lethal injection in 15 years. Attorneys for Zane...

Plans for largest US solar field north of Vegas scrapped

Jul. 23, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

OVERTON, Nev. (AP) — The push to transition from carbon-emitting fuel sources to renewable energy is hitting a roadblock in Nevada, where solar power developers are abandoning plans to build what would have been the United States' largest array of solar panels in the desert north of Las...

Vegas man found unfit for trial in homeless 'thrill killing'

Jul. 23, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 22-year-old Las Vegas man has been found unfit for trial in what police dubbed the “thrill killing” of a sleeping homeless man and wounding of a man walking a dog a year ago. Records show that a judge on July 6 ordered Noah Green to remain in the...

Nevada GOP House candidate posts higher fundraising numbers

Jul. 22, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican running in a southern Nevada congressional race is reporting he raised more money in the initial weeks of his campaign than initially tallied. Noah Malgeri filed an amended campaign fundraising report with the Federal Election Commission...

US health secretary implores the unvaccinated to get shots

Jul. 22, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra delivered a stark warning Thursday about the coronavirus pandemic, imploring people to get the COVID-19 vaccine as he visited Las Vegas, a hot spot of rising infections, hospitalizations and deaths. ...

Study: Las Vegas area to reach 3.4 million residents by 2060

Jul. 22, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A university study is predicting the population in and around Las Vegas will continue to boom over the next four decades. The Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas released a report on Wednesday projecting...

Nevada mom held in 2 kids' deaths was family services worker

Jul. 22, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mother accused of killing her two children in suburban Las Vegas before she was arrested in Arizona had a job as a county family services worker, helping families apply for public assistance, an official said. Jovan Paris Trevino, 33, was being held...