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Nevada judge who ran for state treasurer pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges

Jul. 19, 2024 17:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A rural Nevada judge who ran unsuccessfully for state treasurer in 2022 pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges accusing her of using funds raised for a statue memorializing a slain police officer for political campaign costs and personal expenses, including her daughter’s...

A's exec tells Las Vegas officials the club plans to leave $30 million in public money on the table

Jul. 18, 2024 20:49 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oakland Athletics executive Sandy Dean told the Las Vegas Stadium Authority on Thursday that the club does not expect to spend the entire $380 million in public money allocated to build a new stadium in Las Vegas. Dean said the A’s plan to spend $350 million of...

Allegiant Air's parent company will promote its president to CEO, replacing longtime chief Gallagher

Jul. 18, 2024 12:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The parent company of Allegiant Air said Thursday that its president will become CEO in September, replacing longtime chief executive Maurice Gallagher, who will remain chairman of the board. Allegiant Travel Co. said that Gregory C. Anderson will retain the...

President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19 while campaigning in Las Vegas, has 'mild symptoms'

Jul. 18, 2024 05:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 while traveling Wednesday in Las Vegas and is experiencing “mild symptoms” including “general malaise” from the infection, the White House said. Press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Biden will fly to his...

Rural Nevada judge who once ran for state treasurer indicted on federal fraud charges

Jul. 18, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada justice of the peace who ran unsuccessfully for state treasurer in 2022 has been indicted on federal charges alleging she used money donated for a memorial to slain police officers for political campaign costs, rent and her daughter’s wedding. The...

The last cards have been dealt as the iconic Mirage closes its doors on the Las Vegas Strip

Jul. 17, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A final blast from The Mirage's signature volcano marked the passage Wednesday of an aging Las Vegas resort that wowed crowds when it opened in 1989 and went on to revolutionize the casino resort industry and reshape Las Vegas as a tourist destination. “What...

Biden cancels meeting with Latino civil rights organization after testing positive for coronavirus

Jul. 17, 2024 18:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for the coronavirus Wednesday while trying to shore up support among disenchanted voters key to his reelection chances, prompting him to cancel a meeting with members of a Latino civil rights organization in the battleground state of Nevada. ...

President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of speech to UnidosUS conference, group official says

Jul. 17, 2024 18:22 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of speech to UnidosUS conference, group official says.

Chennedy Carter scores 34 and Angel Reese records another double-double as the Sky beat the Aces

Jul. 17, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chennedy Carter scored 34 points, Angel Reese had 13 points and 10 rebounds for her 16th double-double in the last 17 games, and the Chicago Sky beat the Las Vegas Aces 93-85 on Tuesday night. Chicago led 42-21 at the midway point of the second quarter and held the...

Biden says cooling political rhetoric doesn't mean he'll 'stop telling the truth' about Trump

Jul. 16, 2024 20:49 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Tuesday for the first time since the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, continuing his calls to calm the divisive rhetoric on both sides but also arguing that doing so "doesn’t mean we should stop telling the truth”...