Latest Nevada News

Raiders players shown at charity event without masks

Sep. 29, 2020 10:11 PM EDT

Several Las Vegas Raiders players attended a charity event held by teammate Darren Waller that violated Nevada rules for the coronavirus pandemic and might have broken NFL regulations. The Darren Waller Foundation held a fundraising event at the DragonRidge Country Club in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson on...

Michelle Winings, R.N., prepares to give Gov. Roy Cooper his flu shot at the Wake County Health Department in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

The Latest: UN chief cites pandemic's 'unprecedent toll'

Sep. 29, 2020 9:48 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations chief says the COVID-19 pandemic has taken “an unprecedent toll” especially on the economies of many developing countries and the world has not responded with “the massive and urgent support those countries and communities need.” Secretary-General...

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak arrives for a news conference at the Grant Sawyer State Building in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. The governor provided updates on Nevada's COVID-19 response efforts and adjustments to current capacity limits on gatherings. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, Pool)

Nevada to loosen cap on conventions, concerts and churches

Sep. 29, 2020 9:37 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is lifting a 50-person cap on public and private gatherings, in a step toward kick-starting conventions, concerts, sports events and trade shows that power the state’s economy, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday. “This is not the end. This is the first step toward...

Hackers claim to have posted Nevada school district data

Sep. 29, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A computer hacker group claimed it uploaded information stolen from a Nevada school district to a website. The Clark County School District data the group claimed to have posted online included information on current and former employees with names and Social Security numbers, The Las...

NHP probes death of boy hit by truck near Fallon bus stop

Sep. 29, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the death of a boy who was struck by a pickup truck while waiting for a school bus last week in rural Churchill County. The patrol said Tuesday investigators are trying to find additional witnesses who may have seen Friday’s...

FILE - The Park MGM and Aria hotel-casinos flash messages on their closing due to the coronavirus, in Las Vegas in this March 16, 2020 file photo. Casino giant MGM Resorts International said Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, it's teaming with a firm that provided COVID-19 screenings to the National Hockey League playoffs and a health care provider to high-volume events in an optional conference attendee safety plan at its U.S. hotels and casinos. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

MGM Resorts outlines conference health screening option

Sep. 29, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts International is teaming with a firm that provided COVID-19 screenings for the National Hockey League playoffs and a health care provider to high-volume events in an optional conference attendee safety plan at its U.S. hotels and casinos, the company announced...

FILE - In this March 15, 2020 file photo, now Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, greet one another before they participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington. Former staffers from Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign want to harness strong support for the Vermont senator among Hispanics to bolster Joe Biden in two battleground states that could prove critical in November’s election. Nuestro PAC is launching a 30-second spot that will begin airing Thursday for two weeks in heavily Hispanic Nevada and Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Ex-Sanders staffers promote Biden to Latinos in Iowa, Nevada

Sep. 29, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Former staffers from Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign want to harness strong support for the Vermont senator among Hispanics to bolster Joe Biden in two battleground states that could prove critical in November's election. Nuestro PAC is launching a 30-second spot that...

Renown, Tesla, Panasonic top county list of virus job sites

Sep. 29, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Tesla battery factory where Tesla and Panasonic employees work east of Reno, and Renown Regional Medical Center are the job sites where the most coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Washoe County since June, health officials said Monday. Meanwhile, Nevada’s COVID-19...

Police: Vegas-area elections office cleared by gel in mail

Sep. 29, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police said Monday a substance found on a letter that prompted a four-hour evacuation at the busy Las Vegas-area elections operations center turned out to be deodorant gel. Investigators including police and a regional hazardous materials team were trying to trace the origin of...

911 service outages reported in parts of Arizona and Nevada

Sep. 29, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities said 911 service was down throughout parts of northern and southern Arizona and Nevada for a brief time Monday night and the cause wasn't immediately clear. In Nevada, Reno police said the cause of the outages was under investigation after 911 was down in the Washoe County, Reno...