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Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

Oct. 20, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue nearly one year ago, a Jewish civil rights group reported Sunday. The Anti-Defamation League also...

Nathan Chen wins Skate America in Las Vegas

Oct. 20, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Jason Brown had to withdraw from an event in late September, he couldn't help but wonder if the lingering effects from an August car accident that left him with a concussion would ever subside. The 2015 U.S. champion's concern was legitimate, considering he competes in a sport where...

Bright runs for 2 TDs as Utah State beats Nevada 36-10

Oct. 20, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Gerold Bright had 126 yards rushing and two scores on 15 carries, Savon Scarver had a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, and Utah State beat Nevada 36-10 in the snow on Saturday night. The Wolf Pack, on the game's opening possession, had first-and-goal from the 8 but a holding...

Ex-salon chief alleges Wynn Resorts spied at his new job

Oct. 18, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former beauty salon director who went public about sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago is suing Wynn Resorts and company executives, alleging they invaded his privacy and spied on him at his next job in a bid to undercut his accounts. Jorgen...

Defense lawyers want trial in 4 killings pushed to 2021

Oct. 18, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lawyers for a Salvadoran immigrant charged with four northern Nevada homicides want to postpone his trial to determine whether he has an intellectual disability that makes him ineligible for the death penalty if convicted. Public defenders for Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman, 20, have...

Nevada hosts Dayton, UNLV at VCU in 2020 MW-A10 challenge

Oct. 17, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada will host Dayton and VCU will host UNLV next year in the inaugural Mountain West-Atlantic 10 Challenge Series. They are among 10 basketball games the conferences announced Thursday matching their teams for the 2020-21 non-conference season. Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson...

Knights forward Valentin Zykov suspended for 20 games

Oct. 17, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov was suspended Thursday for 20 games without pay for a violation of the NHL's performance-enhancing substances program, the league said. The suspension is accompanied by a referral to the league's program for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health...

Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel is no longer up for sale

Oct. 17, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of a Las Vegas chapel where celebrity couples like Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have gotten married is staying wedded to her business. Charlotte Richards told KVVU-TV on Wednesday that she is taking A Little White Wedding Chapel off the market. The iconic property had been listed...

In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling

Oct. 16, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

ADA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state's creation in 1907 was celebrated with a symbolic wedding ceremony between the Indian and Oklahoma territories. The relationship between Oklahoma and the tribes has sometimes been...

Body of missing woman found in concrete in Nevada desert

Oct. 16, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say the body of a woman missing for five months has been found encased in concrete in the desert and that a suspect has been arrested. Authorities say the unidentified woman's remains were found in a "homemade concrete and wooden structure." Investigators believe the...