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US judge doesn’t toss top charges in Vagos biker gang trial

Nov. 22, 2019 5:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Las Vegas said the prosecution case has been weakened but declined to throw out the most serious charges against eight accused Vagos biker gang members stemming from the killing of a rival Hells Angels leader in September 2011. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that...

Nevada casino regulators adopt new harassment, bias rules

Nov. 22, 2019 4:20 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casino regulators have adopted new rules against workplace sexual bias. The state Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously amended state regulations to prohibit discrimination or harassment of a person based on the person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,...

Coroner IDs teen killed by police in Henderson robbery call

Nov. 22, 2019 4:19 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Henderson police responding to an armed robbery that left a wounded employee locked in a fast-food restaurant freezer. The Clark County coroner said Friday that Kenneth Simeus Jr. died at a hospital following the...

Deontay Wilder rolls the dice in Las Vegas fight with Ortiz

Nov. 22, 2019 3:44 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deontay Wilder is rolling the dice in a city where a good gamble can quickly go bad. Beat Luis Ortiz on Saturday and a lucrative rematch with Tyson Fury in February can’t come soon enough. Walk into the wrong end of a big right hand, though, and any plans to dominate the heavyweight...

Resorts World updates plans for $4.3B Las Vegas Strip resort

Nov. 22, 2019 2:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A multibillion-dollar Las Vegas Strip megaresort has updated plans increasing its capacity and expanding its budget before its scheduled open in 2021, company officials said. The Malaysia-based parent company Genting Group announced Resorts World Las Vegas is expected to open its doors in...

Klobuchar makes 1st hires in Nevada with ex-O’Rourke staff

Nov. 22, 2019 12:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH'-buh-shar) is making her first campaign hires in early voting Nevada, scooping up staffers who worked for Beto (BET'-oh) O’Rourke’s campaign. Klobuchar’s campaign announced Friday the Minnesota senator had hired...

Vegas council bans swords, knives, toy guns in downtown zone

Nov. 22, 2019 11:58 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas City Council has voted to ban swords, knives and toy or replica guns from the downtown Freemont Street entertainment district. The council unanimously approved the ban Wednesday, adding the district to other tourist hubs around Las Vegas that have banned fake firearms. Nevada...

Body of missing Pennsylvania woman found in Nevada desert

Nov. 22, 2019 6:35 AM EST

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed a body found last month in a Nevada desert is a Pennsylvania woman who disappeared in September. Officials in Nevada on Thursday announced dental records were used to identify 33-year-old Jamie Feden. Police in Pennsylvania have charged her boyfriend,...

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...