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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....

Group sues, saying Vegas jail wrongly detains immigrants

Jan. 17, 2020 7:54 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada woman and a civil rights organization are accusing Las Vegas of violating the constitutional rights of people held at the city jail by detaining them after they have served their jail time and turning them over to federal immigration authorities. Mexican American Legal Defense and...

Grasso misses weight, bout with Gadelha canceled at UFC 246

Jan. 17, 2020 6:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Strawweight contender Cláudia Gadelha's bout with Alexa Grasso on the pay-per-view portion of the UFC 246 card has been canceled after Grasso badly missed weight. The Nevada State Athletic Commission made the decision Friday morning after Grasso weighed in at 121 1/2 pounds, missing...

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Calmer McGregor: Irish star returns vs Cerrone at UFC 246

Jan. 17, 2020 6:29 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor became a two-division UFC champion because he was a tremendous fighter. He became the biggest mixed martial artist in the world only because he talked an even bigger game. McGregor's loquacious, pugnacious personality was an enormous factor in his rise to previously...

Washington state man killed by vehicle on Las Vegas sidewalk

Jan. 17, 2020 3:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas have identified a Washington state man who was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking on a sidewalk not far from McCarran International Airport. The Clark County coroner said Friday that Daniel Arredondo Garcia, 53, of Yakima, Washington, died of blunt force...

Clark County firefighters find body after shed fire at home

Jan. 17, 2020 11:26 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County firefighters found a dead body after extinguishing a fire in a shed at a Las Vegas-area home early Friday morning, the Fire Department said. Cause of the fire was under investigation and no information was released immediately about the dead person and a possible cause of...

This Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, photo provided by Sabra Newby shows a pigeon wearing a tiny sombrero in Reno, Nev., and discovered following sightings of its cowboy hat-wearing cousins in Las Vegas, a city manager said. Reno City Manager Sabra Newby tweeted about the bird, saying it's quirky and fun but still inhumane, KOLO-TV reported. It is the first known sighting of hat-wearing birds in the region, Washoe County Regional Animal Services officials said. The sighting comes after a pigeon in Las Vegas with a miniature cowboy hat glued to its head died earlier this week, animal officials said. (Sabra Newby via AP)

Pigeon wearing tiny sombrero discovered in Reno

Jan. 17, 2020 9:13 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pigeon wearing a tiny sombrero in Reno, Nevada, was discovered following sightings of its cowboy hat-wearing cousins in Las Vegas, a city manager said. Reno City Manager Sabra Newby tweeted about the bird Wednesday, saying it's quirky and fun but still inhumane, KOLO-TV reported. It is...

Wrong-way crash kills 1 in road tunnel serving Vegas airport

Jan. 17, 2020 8:43 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A fatal wrong-way crash in a road tunnel providing access to passenger terminals at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas caused major traffic delays Friday morning, the Nevada Highway Patrol said. A male driver was killed and impairment was suspected in the crash that occurred in...