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For Oath Keepers and founder, Jan. 6 was weeks in the making

Jan. 16, 2022 19:42 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two days after the election on Nov. 3, 2020, the Oath Keepers were already convinced that victory had been stolen from President Donald Trump and members of the far-right militia group were making plans to march on the U.S. Capitol. “We aren't getting...

2 suspects in North Las Vegas shooting are arrested in Texas

Jan. 16, 2022 10:18 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two suspects in a North Las Vegas shooting have been arrested in Texas, according to authorities. Metro Police said the two men were taken into custody Friday in Fort Worth in connection with the late-night shooting of a Home Depot employee. The...

Playoff frustration continues for Raiders in loss to Bengals

Jan. 15, 2022 22:47 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The playoff frustration for the Raiders just won't end. A season of tumult for Las Vegas could have been salved with the first playoff win in 19 years, but the Raiders couldn't catch up with the Cincinnati Bengals, who ended an even longer playoff drought of their...

Homicides increase in 2021, solved rate high in Vegas area

Jan. 15, 2022 12:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Year-end data compiled from multiple agencies in Clark County showed that law enforcement investigated at least 245 homicides in 2021, a newspaper reported. The total topped 2017, when 264 people were killed including 58 in the immediate aftermath of the Oct. 1...

Vegas police: Man killed in SWAT shootout was not a suspect

Jan. 14, 2022 20:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 19-year-old man killed in a shootout with Las Vegas police SWAT officers as they burst into an apartment was not the suspect in a murder investigation that prompted the raid, a department official said. One officer was badly wounded, another received an arm wound...

Chargers fire special teams coordinator Derius Swinton II

Jan. 14, 2022 19:12 PM EST

Chargers coach Brandon Staley has started the process of making changes to his staff after Los Angeles fell short of making the playoffs for the third straight year. Staley fired special teams coordinator Derius Swinton II and assistant special teams coach Mayur Chaudhari on Friday....

Nevada casinos data: Jobs lost, revenues down amid pandemic

Jan. 14, 2022 18:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The economic effect of the coronavirus pandemic emerged in stark numbers in an annual report showing a decrease in employees at Nevada’s biggest casinos and anemic revenues during the 12 months that followed a statewide casino shutdown in 2020. The Nevada Gaming...

National monument proposed for Nevada site sacred to tribes

Jan. 14, 2022 16:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada congresswoman and several elected and tribal officials announced support Friday for national monument designation over a broad area south of Las Vegas they say is biologically diverse and rich with Native American cultural significance. The site would be...

Steelers fans add winning feat after Carlson's clutch kick

Jan. 14, 2022 14:11 PM EST

Daniel Carlson’s latest clutch field goal for the Las Vegas Raiders earned him some fans from across the country. Carlson’s overtime winner from 47 yards on Sunday gave the Raiders a 35-32 win over the Chargers and clinched a playoff berth for the Pittsburgh Steelers by avoiding...

Vegas teachers offered retention bonuses amid COVID-19 spike

Jan. 14, 2022 13:58 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Schools in Las Vegas are responding to staffing shortages by offering retention bonuses of up to $2,000 for full-time employees who remain at work during the coronavirus pandemic. Clark County School District board members also were briefed Thursday about a “test...