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Aces ease past Sparks 104-76 for 5th straight win

May. 24, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 24 points, Jackie Young added 19 points and nine rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces routed the Los Angeles Sparks 104-76 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory. The Aces tied a WNBA record with 18 3-pointers, topping the team mark of...

Vegas in casino manager slaying suspect balks at court date

May. 23, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man arrested in Southern California as a fugitive in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager refused to appear in court Monday for a hearing on murder and other charges. A Las Vegas judge ordered court officials to bring Samuel Fredrick Schmid to...

Nevada killer held on death row since 2003 dies at hospital

May. 23, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 48-year-old convicted murderer who was sentenced in 2003 to be executed for killing his girlfriend and her teenage son died last week at a hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada prison officials said Monday. The cause of Timmy John “T.J.” Weber's death was not...

Security upgrades being considered across Vegas-area schools

May. 22, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the more than 70 high schools in the Las Vegas-based Clark County School District has several examples of the kind of physical security that officials want to see districtwide as they assess safety in the wake of a string of high-profile acts of campus violence. ...

83 children remain missing in Nevada; 25 more than last year

May. 22, 2022 11:26 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State and national advocacy groups say 83 children remain missing in Nevada, 25 more than last year at this time. Officials with the Las Vegas-based nonprofit Nevada Child Seekers said a majority of the children reported missing to law enforcement in Nevada each...

Plum, Young spark Las Vegas to 100-80 romp over Phoenix

May. 21, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 24 points, Jackie Young added 20 and Las Vegas dominated the third quarter in a 100-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. Plum sank three 3-pointers and scored 15 in a 38-point third quarter to help Las Vegas (6-1) turn a two-point...

Kardashians take Portofino for Kourtney-Travis wedding

May. 21, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Kravis wedding train has rolled into Italy. After a Las Vegas practice wedding (no marriage license) with an Elvis impersonator officiating, followed by a small ceremony (with license) in Santa Barbara, California, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker stepped...

Newspaper: 2007 Nevada tax change cut cost of property deals

May. 21, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In 2007, not long before Las Vegas’ frenzied real estate market imploded, Nevada lawmakers approved a seemingly minor tweak to a tax law. The change ensured property owners could use a range of entities when shifting real estate to an affiliate to exempt these...

Nevada, Clark County end emergency declarations for pandemic

May. 20, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — COVID-19 emergency declarations for Nevada ended Friday as the public health agency for metro Las Vegas noted that the pandemic isn't over and said it will continue to monitor spread of the virus and provide assistance with vaccinating and testing. While most of...

Jackie Young scores 25 for Aces in 93-87 win over Lynx

May. 20, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jackie Young scored a season-high 25 points, A'ja Wilson added 17 points and nine rebounds and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 93-87 on Thursday night. Chelsea Gray scored 17 points and added seven assists for Las Vegas (5-1), while Dearica Hamby...