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No. 14 Iowa State looks to bounce back against winless UNLV

Sep. 16, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iowa State opened the season ranked seventh and with national championship aspirations. But a rather sluggish 16-10 win over Northern Iowa in the season-opener and a 27-17 setback to rival Iowa last week has left the 14th-ranked Cyclones looking just...

No. 14 Iowa St looks to bounce back in Vegas vs. UNLV

Sep. 16, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

No. 14 Iowa State (1-1) at UNLV (0-2), Saturday at 10:36 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network). Line: Iowa State by 31 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Iowa State leads 4-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Dean Heller to enter governor's race in battleground Nevada

Sep. 16, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Dean Heller will announce a bid for governor of Nevada on Monday, joining a crowded field of Republican hopefuls vying to unseat Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak in 2022. His entrance into the race in the battleground state adds a...

Las Vegas police find dozens of boa constrictors in home

Sep. 16, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police found 30 boa constrictors in a home and then determined that nothing was amiss. Investigators came across the snakes Tuesday during an unspecified law enforcement investigation and promptly called Clark County...

Latest: Alaska has new daily high in coronavirus infections

Sep. 15, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska is reporting its highest number of new coronavirus cases a day after the state’s largest hospital announced it had entered crisis protocol and started rationing care because of a flood of COVID-19 cases. Officials on Wednesday reported...

Virus surge twice as bad in Reno as Vegas; hospitals filling

Sep. 15, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's hospital association urged residents Wednesday to stay out of emergency rooms except in true emergencies, especially in northern Nevada where a resurgence in COVID-19 cases continues at a rate twice as high as the Las Vegas area. “Many...

Crosby moves past standout game, turns focus to Steelers

Sep. 15, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Maxx Crosby remembers his father coaching him during pee wee football with one major rule: “Don’t be all bark, but no bite.” It has stuck with the Las Vegas Raiders defensive end to this day. “I want to go out there...

LA man admits fraudulently obtaining $9M in COVID-19 loans

Sep. 15, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining $9 million in loans from COVID-relief programs, some of which he transferred to his stock trading accounts and used for gambling trips to Las Vegas, federal prosecutors said. Andrew...

Henderson launches saturation patrols to reduce water waste

Sep. 15, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — You can call it a saturation effort: The city of Henderson and Las Vegas Valley Water District say they're joining forces for enforcement patrols to identify water wasters in suburban southern Nevada. On Wednesday and Thursday, Henderson...

AUTO RACING: Gibbs drivers surge as NASCAR goes to Bristol

Sep. 15, 2021 08:17 AM EDT

All times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Bass Pro Shops Night Race Site: Bristol, Tennessee Schedule: Saturday, race, 7:30 p.m. Track: Bristol Motor Speedway. Race...