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Eriksson Ek’s OT goal lifts Wild past Vegas 1-0

May. 16, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Between hard hitting, fast skating, a torrid pace, spectacular goaltending — Game 1 of the first-round series between the Minnesota Wild and Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday had everything but a goal in regulation. The scoring drought ended with Joel...

Signs say distance learning may stay in Nevada education

May. 16, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heather Wetsel and her family remember vividly the frustrations of distance learning: The failed log-ins, the live lessons that ate into the day, the submitted assignments that remained obstinately marked as unsubmitted — all...

Nevada Highway Patrol: Pedestrian killed in crash on US 95

May. 16, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A crash on U.S. 95 near Las Vegas has killed a pedestrian, according to Nevada Highway Patrol officials. They said troopers responded to a collision around 9 p.m. Saturday that involved a vehicle and a pedestrian who was in the travel lane for an...

Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd carry Storm past Aces, 97-83

May. 15, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — An offseason roster makeover left the Seattle Storm with questions beginning their title defense. They still have Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd to rely on as answers to any of those concerns. “We still have Stewie and...

Tight Amber Alert rules mean none sent for missing Vegas boy

May. 15, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police did not issue an Amber Alert for a missing toddler who was later found dead because they did not have any information on a possible suspect or a suspect vehicle as required by law, a sheriff said. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said...

Judge won't disqualify Las Vegas DA in Nevada execution case

May. 14, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state court judge said Friday he won't disqualify the district attorney in Las Vegas from handling a bid to set the execution date for a convicted Nevada mass murderer. A defense attorney for condemned inmate Zane Michael Floyd said they will appeal...

Vegas-area schools chief wins contested contract extension

May. 14, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The schools chief in Las Vegas won a contract extension to head the nation’s fifth-largest school district in a vote that also ended a dispute over whether his employment agreement automatically renewed during the past two years. The Las Vegas...

WNBA returns, celebrating 25th anniversary season

May. 14, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is back and celebrating its silver anniversary. It was a busy offseason for the longest running women's professional sports league that will tip off its 25th season Friday night. There was a lot of player movement in the...

New Pac-12 commissioner enters CFP talks as agent for change

May. 14, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

Incoming Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff introduced himself to the world of college sports by taking one particularly notable position. The College Football Playoff needs to be expand beyond its current four-team format, he said. “I was not...

Boyd Gaming says its Vegas casinos have OK for 100% capacity

May. 13, 2021 21:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Another hotel owner said Thursday it gained regulatory approval to operate its Las Vegas-area casinos at 100% occupancy with no person-to-person distancing requirement. Boyd Gaming said in a statement that it got Nevada Gaming Control Board approval to...