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Official: Doctors in Nevada execution plan want names secret

Jan. 27, 2022 00:51 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two physicians enlisted to oversee what would be Nevada’s first execution since 2006 don’t ever want to be identified publicly, state officials told a federal judge on Wednesday. Prison officials want to use a never-before-tried combination of three or four...

Raiders' Nate Hobbs guilty of Vegas traffic charge, not DUI

Jan. 26, 2022 20:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Nate Hobbs pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced traffic charge stemming from his arrest early this month on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The 22-year-old rookie did not appear in person while his attorney,...

Las Vegas man allegedly attacked Asian American store owner

Jan. 26, 2022 19:39 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bond was set at $25,000 Wednesday for a Las Vegas man accused of attacking an Asian American business owner. Authorities said 36-year-old Anthony Dishari was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of battery resulting in substantial bodily harm. During...

Ex-Nevada assistant principal to prison for child porn

Jan. 26, 2022 13:37 PM EST

YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — A former assistant principal at a middle school in rural Lyon County has been sentenced to one to five years in prison on child pornography charges. Scott Darrington, 55, of Fallon, was arrested after investigators received a tip in June 2020 that he had...

Shooting of trail ride outfit's mule under investigation

Jan. 26, 2022 13:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a mule and several previous suspicious incidents involving a family-owned trail ride business that uses public land in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas. Michael Flood, general manager...

Roddy leads Colorado State past Nevada 77-66

Jan. 25, 2022 23:56 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — David Roddy had 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Colorado State defeated Nevada 77-66 on Tuesday night. Isaiah Stevens had 16 points for Colorado State (16-1, 6-1 Mountain West Conference), which won its fifth straight game. Chandler Jacobs...

UAE sheikhdom to allow gaming as Wynn Resorts plans project

Jan. 25, 2022 21:29 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of the seven sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it will allow “gaming” while announcing a multibillion-dollar deal with Las Vegas-based casino giant Wynn Resorts. The announcement by Ras al-Khaimah comes after months of...

Butterfly fight ends; Vegas-area ski area to get bike trails

Jan. 25, 2022 20:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A conservation group and a southern Nevada ski resort said Tuesday they settled a federal lawsuit that had blocked plans to put a mountain biking park on steep terrain that is home to the endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Lee Canyon resort said the...

US plans more wild horse roundups this year than ever before

Jan. 25, 2022 19:46 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. government plans to capture more wild horses on federal lands this year than ever before, drawing sharp criticism from mustang advocates who hoped the Biden administration would curtail widespread gathers of thousands of horses annually across the American West. ...

Feds: Man indicted after explosives find at Vegas-area hotel

Jan. 25, 2022 17:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A motorist who noticed a pickup truck and trailer outside a northern Nevada construction company the day before Christmas provided a key clue to the arrest of a California man accused of stealing explosives and driving them to suburban Las Vegas, federal authorities said Tuesday....