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Vegas-area police: Baby boy found dead in trash bin

Jan. 20, 2020 9:04 PM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of an infant boy whose body was found in an alley trash bin in a North Las Vegas neighborhood. Officer Eric Leavitt said Monday that police were called a little before 9 a.m. Sunday and investigators think the child was younger than 6 months...

US attorney: Agencies aim up to curb Vegas child sex traffic

Jan. 20, 2020 6:28 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Several agencies are aiming to curb child prostitution in Las Vegas, where 14 child sex trafficking victims were found when the FBI rescued more than 100 across the U.S. last July, the area’s top federal prosecutor said. Nevada was the district with the most youngsters recovered,...

This Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, booking photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Nathaniel Graves Jr., 26, who arrested on Saturday, Jan. 18, in an investigation of an unprovoked attack aboard a Las Vegas transit bus that seriously injured a former U.S. Marine in his mid-60s. Police had released bus security video and issued a plea to identify the assailant who caused the victim to have his right eye removed after being punched and knocked unconscious in the Dec. 13 attack. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)

Police: Arrest made in Vegas bus attack; victim lost an eye

Jan. 20, 2020 3:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has been arrested in Las Vegas on multiple felony charges in an unprovoked attack aboard a regional transit bus that seriously injured a former U.S. Marine in his mid-60s. Nathaniel Graves Jr., 26, was arrested Saturday and was being held Monday at the Clark County jail pending a...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes celebrates with the Kansas City Chiefs after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL Today, Conference Championships

Jan. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EST

SCOREBOARD Sun. Jan. 26, Pro Bowl, 3 p.m. EST. The NFL's annual all-star game will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, with Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, Minnesota running back Dalvin Cook and Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald among the...

Norma Hunt, left, and her son Clark Hunt, center, owners of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, second right, celebrate after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Super Bowl a tossup at legal sports books

Jan. 19, 2020 10:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even the bookies are having a problem figuring out a favorite in the Super Bowl. Odds opened at pick 'em Sunday at many Las Vegas sports books, though the Kansas City Chiefs quickly moved to 1-point favorites over the San Francisco 49ers. Early bettors favored the Chiefs in a game that...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, people walk through the hall outside of the SHOT Show gun show in Las Vegas. The gun industry is gathering for its annual conference, in January 2020, amid a host of uncertainty: slumping gun sales, a public increasingly agitating for restrictions on access to firearms and a presidential campaign that threatens gun rights like perhaps no other time in modern American history. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions

Jan. 19, 2020 12:44 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gun companies are gathering for their annual conference and trade show this week in Las Vegas at a pivotal moment for the industry amid slumping sales, a public increasingly agitating for restrictions on access to firearms and escalating tensions over gun control efforts. The event, held...

Hit-and-run driver told Las Vegas police she blacked out

Jan. 19, 2020 11:22 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash near downtown Las Vegas reportedly told police she blacked out while driving and thought she hit a parked car or a pole instead of a person. According to an arrest report from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, 32-year-old Delilah Tormos was arrested for...

Contested races for 2 Nevada Supreme Court seats on ballot

Jan. 18, 2020 2:01 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters will face contested rates for the two state Supreme Court seats up for grabs in 2020. Three candidates filed by Friday's filing deadline for judicial candidates to run for each of the two positions on the state high court the Nevada Appeal reports. Candidates for the...

Dead body found in travel trailer after fire in Clark County

Jan. 18, 2020 11:15 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person was found dead inside a travel trailer that burned early Saturday along with multiple vehicles in metro Las Vegas, the Clark County Fire Department said. Deputy Fire Chief Jonathan Wiercinski said firefighters found the body after knocking down the fire. The victim's identity was...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 206 file photo, former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose speaks during a press conference where it was announced that he will be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame in Cincinnati.   Rose says cheating on the field is bad for the game, and the one thing he never did with his bets is change the outcome of a game. (AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)

Where does Astros cheating rank in scandals? Ask Pete Rose

Jan. 18, 2020 10:19 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Rose was taking a break from signing autographs at the MGM Grand hotel when asked a question he’s uniquely qualified to address. What’s worse, betting on baseball or cheating at baseball? “I don’t know,’’ Rose tells The Associated Press....