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New Mexico heavy rain and flash flooding prompt mandatory evacuations

Jun. 22, 2024 08:20 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Heavy rain and flash flood warnings in New Mexico prompted officials to order some mandatory evacuations, with shelters set up for displaced residents. The National Weather Service office announced a flash flood emergency on Friday night through early...

Authorities have removed a shiny monolith from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery.

Jun. 21, 2024 13:16 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have removed a shiny monolith from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery.

Ex-gang leader facing trial in Tupac Shakur killing seeking release from Vegas jail on $750K bail

Jun. 21, 2024 13:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing hip-hop music legend Tupac Shakur in 1996 in Las Vegas will ask a judge next week to let him out of jail to prepare for his trial on a murder charge. Duane “Keffe D” Davis' attorney filed documents...

Musical 'From Here' explores life before and after the Pulse nightclub massacre

Jun. 21, 2024 11:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Donald Rupe didn't intend to write a musical about the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida. What he wanted to write about was his friends. But the more he dug into it, the more he returned to his hometown's 2016 trauma. “The Pulse connection...

Gleaming monolith pops up in Nevada desert, the latest in a series of quickly vanishing structures

Jun. 20, 2024 21:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The strange monolith looks like it could have come from another world. Jutting out of the rocks in a remote mountain range near Las Vegas, the glimmering rectangular prism's reflective surface imitates the vast desert landscape surrounding the mountain peak where...

All-Star Chelsea Gray returns to Aces, Jackie Young scores 32 to help stop Storm 94-83

Jun. 20, 2024 08:45 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jackie Young scored 32 points, A'ja Wilson added 27 and the Las Vegas Aces celebrated the return of All-Star point guard Chelsea Gray by defeating the Seattle Storm 94-83 on Wednesday night. Gray, a five-time All-Star and 2020 Olympic gold-medal winner who will...

WNBA to interview Las Vegas tourism leader Tuesday regarding sponsorship offer to Aces players

Jun. 17, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas tourism chief Steve Hill said he will interview Tuesday with the lead investigator who is examining whether WNBA rules were broken when sponsorship deals were offered last month to Las Vegas Aces players. Hill announced to the players on May 18 they would...

'Tank' Davis knocks out Martin in the 8th round to keep WBA lightweight title

Jun. 16, 2024 01:42 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gervonta “Tank” Davis made a triumphant return to the ring after more than a year away, once again showing why he is one of the top pound-for-pound boxers. Armed with a punching power not typically associated with a lightweight, Davis made full use if his...

McGregor says he will return to the UFC octagon after he recovers from an injury

Jun. 15, 2024 15:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In his first public comments since pulling out of UFC 303 on Thursday because of an undisclosed injury, Conor McGregor called it a postponement rather than a cancellation of his fight with Michael Chandler that had been scheduled for later this month. McGregor said...

Las Vegas shooting survivors alarmed at US Supreme Court's strike down of ban on rifle bump stocks

Jun. 14, 2024 21:41 PM EDT

Survivors of the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas and families who received somber calls hours later said they were alarmed when the U.S. Supreme Court Friday struck down a ban on the gun attachment used by the gunman who rattled off over 1,000 bullets in 11 minutes. The Trump-era ban...