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Sharks topple Golden Knights 2-1 in overtime

Nov. 22, 2019 2:55 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Logan Couture isn’t always following the calendar enough to know who’s next on the San Jose Sharks’ schedule. He knew the Golden Knights were coming, though, because the team uses the Las Vegas trip as part of its annual Father’s Trip. He made some dads plenty...

Man shot by police on Vegas airport tarmac didn’t work there

Nov. 22, 2019 2:39 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police shot an intruder who fought with officers before dawn Thursday on the tarmac outside a terminal at McCarran International Airport, including an officer who was knocked unconscious, authorities said. The wounded intruder and the injured officer were hospitalized after the...

Late 3 lifts TCU over UC Irvine 59-58 for Dixon’s 400th win

Nov. 21, 2019 11:27 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — RJ Nembhard made sure TCU coach Jamie Dixon earned his 400th career victory on the home court of his alma mater rather than a neutral setting in Las Vegas. The redshirt sophomore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds left while scoring a career-high 20 points, lifting the...

Dawes’ 19 lead Clemson to 87-51 rout of Alabama A&M

Nov. 21, 2019 10:16 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — These are the kind of games Clemson coach Brad Brownell loves: His team handles things early and he gets to reward hard workers who don’t always see time on the court. Tigers freshman Al-Amir Dawes had a career-high 19 points and Clemson scored 23 straight points in the first...

Ex-casino worker gets 38 years in Vegas picnic killing case

Nov. 21, 2019 8:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip casino card dealer was sentenced Thursday to at least 38 years in state prison for shooting one supervisor dead and badly wounding another in a planned attack at a company picnic in April 2018. Anthony Wrobel, 44, was sentenced following a court hearing so...

Austin Vetter ordained 11th bishop of Helena Diocese

Nov. 21, 2019 5:12 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Church leaders say Rev. Austin Vetter has become the 11th bishop of the Diocese of Helena after the former bishop was appointed in Las Vegas last year. The Independent Record reported Wednesday that 52-year-old Vetter was appointed bishop to replace Bishop George Leo Thomas’...

The Latest: Man shot by police at airport didn’t work there

Nov. 21, 2019 3:20 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a police shooting at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas airport (all times local): 12:15 p.m. An airport official says a man shot and wounded by Las Vegas police during a struggle on the tarmac was not employed by McCarran International Airport or any of its...

Missing cremains shipped across country in blueberry box

Nov. 21, 2019 3:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has questioned a funeral home after his brother was cremated in Chicago and his cremains were shipped to Nevada in a blueberry box. KVVU-TV reported Wednesday that the family said they did not know where the ashes were for months since Chester Rankins died in August. His...

Las Vegas rainfall already above normal annual total

Nov. 21, 2019 12:28 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Weather Service says Las Vegas is doing well when it comes to rainfall this year with more than a month to go in 2019. The weather service says rainfall so far this year totaled just under 5.6 inches (14 centimeters) through Wednesday. That’s well over the nearly 4.2...

Ex-casino worker facing prison in Vegas picnic killing case

Nov. 20, 2019 6:39 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip casino card dealer will seek leniency when he's sentenced for killing a resort executive and wounding a co-worker at a company picnic in April 2018. Anthony Wrobel could get life without parole but won’t face the death penalty Thursday in the shooting death...