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Liberty earn final WNBA playoff spot by virtue of losses

Sep. 19, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting in their apartments in Brooklyn, many of the New York Liberty players gathered to watch the final day of play in the WNBA regular season. They needed a lot of help Sunday to reach the postseason for the first time since 2017. They got it, taking...

Review-Journal and Lacanlale honored at Nevada Press awards

Sep. 19, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association bestowed its top honors on reporters and photographers from the Las Vegas Review-Journal for the second year in a row Saturday while also recognizing the newspaper for general excellence in a category of urban daily publications. ...

2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...

Former U.S. Rep. James Bilbray of Nevada dies at age 83

Sep. 19, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. James Bilbray, a Democrat from Nevada who served four terms in Congress, has died, state officials said Sunday. He was 83. The cause of death wasn’t immediately released. “Nevada lost a giant,” Gov. Steve...

The Latest: Cowboys-Chargers make NFL 14-11 halftime history

Sep. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The NFL has the first 14-11 halftime score in its 102 seasons. Dallas held the 14-11 lead over the Los Angeles Chargers, prompting the search...

UNLV law students open clinic offering misdemeanor advice

Sep. 19, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Law students Azra Özdemir and Mia Bacher prepared, memorized and analyzed their scripts for their first trial in court. Days of preparation amounted to just a one-minute introduction — and, just like that, their first semester at the University of...

Henderson police: Bicyclist struck by car, dies in hospital

Sep. 19, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A bicyclist has died after being struck by a car, according to Henderson police. They said the crash occurred around 9 p.m. Friday. Investigators believe the crash happened when an SUV changed lanes, crossing into a bicycle...

Friends, colleagues mourn New Haven officer killed in crash

Sep. 19, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer killed in a crash involving other officers in Las Vegas is being remembered for his positive impact on colleagues and the community he served. Seven-year veteran Joshua Castellano died early Friday after a Rolls Royce...

Purdy throws for 3 TDs, No. 14 Iowa State routs UNLV 48-3

Sep. 19, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After two lackluster offensive performances in its first two games, No. 14 Iowa State flew into Las Vegas with a sense of urgency. The Cyclones are flying back to Ames, Iowa, with some pep back in their step. Brock Purdy completed...

Kansas State uses rushing attack to beat Nevada 38-17

Sep. 18, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Ks. (AP) — Will Howard pushed into the end zone on a 1-yard touchdown run to cap a 21-point fourth quarter, which sealed a 38-17 victory for Kansas State over Nevada on Saturday. Deuce Vaughn led the rushing attack for the Wildcats with 127 yards and a...