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Josh Jacobs expects to begin talks with Raiders next week

Feb. 04, 2023 17:22 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh Jacobs, who led the NFL in rushing yards this season, said he expects to begin speaking with Las Vegas Raiders management next week about a possible new contract. He could become a free agent after the Raiders declined last April to exercise his fifth-year...

Super Bowl prop betting increasing in popularity

Feb. 03, 2023 16:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jay Kornegay was behind the counter in 2004 when someone approached with $5,000 to bet on the Super Bowl but had no idea how to decide. The man, not a regular sports bettor, thought for a few moments and decided to put it all on the Carolina Panthers to score...

Inspections of rental units spurred by fatal Vegas fire done

Feb. 03, 2023 12:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Code enforcement inspections of more than 30 aging multi-unit and extended-stay properties in Las Vegas, spurred by the city's deadliest residential fire in history, has been completed. City officials this week released the findings of the first year of the...

AFC takes early lead over NFC in newly designed Pro Bowl

Feb. 02, 2023 23:05 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr scored an event-high 31 points in the precision passing contest of the Pro Bowl skills competitions Thursday night to give the AFC an early 9-3 lead over the NFC. Carr, in familiar territory with the events being held at...

Carr says he won't extend deadline to assist Raiders trade

Feb. 02, 2023 22:40 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr said Thursday night he will not extend the Feb. 15 deadline to help facilitate a trade from the Las Vegas Raiders. The Raiders must trade or release the quarterback by that date — three days after the Super Bowl — or Carr's contract will become...

'Dances With Wolves' actor remains jailed in sex abuse case

Feb. 02, 2023 17:36 PM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A former “Dances With Wolves” actor accused of sexually abusing Indigenous girls and leading a cult must remain held without bail until his next court hearing, a judge ordered Thursday morning. Nathan Chasing Horse, 46, faces charges of sex...

Records: 'Dances with Wolves' actor armed cult against cops

Feb. 02, 2023 10:37 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chasing Horse trained his wives to use firearms, instructing them to “shoot it out” with police officers if they ever tried to “break their family apart,” according to records obtained by The Associated Press. If that failed, the actor from “Dancing With...

Stewart heads to New York on 1st day of WNBA free agency

Feb. 01, 2023 22:44 PM EST

Breanna Stewart couldn't turn down a chance to play in New York and potentially help the Liberty win their first WNBA championship. The most coveted free agent this offseason, who won the WNBA MVP award in 2018, announced on social media that she was going to New York with a photo of...

Murder trial date postponed in Vegas journalist slaying case

Feb. 01, 2023 18:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a crucial question yet to be decided by the state Supreme Court, a Nevada judge on Wednesday postponed a murder trial for a former Las Vegas-area elected official accused of killing a veteran investigative journalist who wrote articles critical of him and his office. ...

Judge hikes bail for Army vet accused of threat to synagogue

Feb. 01, 2023 16:35 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A courtroom outburst by a man accused of telephoning threats to “shoot up” a Southern Nevada synagogue prompted a judge to increase his bail on Wednesday, despite the man’s father’s account that his son is a military veteran with “a mental issue” resulting from head...