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Prosecutor: Suspect in 1979 killing may be a serial killer

Nov. 19, 2019 10:42 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Arizona auto dealer charged with killing a California woman in northern Nevada 40 years ago may have killed other women in the late 1970s, Nevada’s attorney general said. “All evidence points to defendant being a serial killer,” state Attorney General Aaron Ford...

Grady scores 24 to carry Davidson past Nevada 91-71

Nov. 19, 2019 9:44 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Kellan Grady had 24 points as Davidson defeated Nevada 91-71 on Tuesday night. Luka Brajkovic had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Davidson (2-2). Jon Axel Gudmundsson added 18 points. Luke Frampton had 12 points for the home team. Lindsey Drew had 14 points for the Wolf Pack (2-3)....

The Latest: Man pleads not guilty in 1979 Reno-area killing

Nov. 19, 2019 5:17 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a not guilty plea by an Arizona man accused of killing a woman in northern Nevada in 1979 and named by prosecutors as suspect in at least two other late-1970s slayings (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Prosecutors in Nevada are tying a 73-year-old Arizona man to two unsolved...

Arizona man guilty of making ammo sold to Las Vegas shooter

Nov. 19, 2019 4:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man pleaded guilty Tuesday in a U.S. court in Nevada to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a hotel room where a gunman carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. Douglas Haig, 57, was not accused of a direct role in the Oct. 1, 2017,...

She can’t vote, but 2020 Democrats want her support anyway

Nov. 19, 2019 3:35 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the most sought-after presidential endorsements in a key early voting state is from a woman who cannot vote. As Democrats jockey for support in Nevada, a meeting with Astrid Silva, a 31-year-old immigrant rights activist who has become a public face of the “Dreamers,”...

The Latest: Bullet-maker takes plea in Vegas shooting case

Nov. 19, 2019 2:28 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona man’s guilty plea in federal court to illegally manufacturing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A man whose home-loaded bullets were found in a suite...

‘Welcome to Nevada’ sign coming to I-11 at Arizona border

Nov. 19, 2019 1:32 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada transportation officials have announced plans to install a “Welcome to Nevada” monument sign along Interstate 11 at the Arizona border. The Nevada Department of Transportation has said the $396,090 sign features an extruded state silhouette constructed from stainless...

Woman: Sister injured in 2017 Las Vegas shooting has died

Nov. 19, 2019 11:20 AM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The sister of a woman injured in the 2017 mass shooting at a Las Vegas Strip hotel says the woman has died. KPTV reports that Kim Gervais was left paralyzed by bullets Oct. 1, 2017, at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas that killed 58 and injured hundreds. Dena Sarvela...

Bey, Wright each score 16, No. 23 Colorado beats UCI 69-53

Nov. 19, 2019 12:48 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado turned the game in its favor with defense. Tyler Bey and McKinley Wright each scored 16 points and No. 23 Colorado leaned on a strong defensive effort to beat UC Irvine 69-53 on Monday night. Colorado (3-0) pressured Irvine into 22 turnovers leading to 21 points for the...

Las Vegas man convicted of killing girlfriend, her daughter

Nov. 18, 2019 9:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has been convicted of fatally shooting his girlfriend and her teenage daughter in 2013 and critically wounding the woman’s 4-year-old daughter. Manuel Mata III was found guilty Monday of second-degree murder in the slaying of Maria Flores and first-degree murder in...