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New Jersey sues dealer over sales of firearm magazines

Jun. 19, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday the state is suing a Nevada firearms retailer after it sold high-capacity magazines to an undercover investigator in violation of state law. New Frontier Armory, of North Las Vegas, sold a 100-round, a 30-round and a 15-round...

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled

Jun. 18, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago. "My wife was in hysterics and crying,"...

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled

Jun. 18, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two...

Connecticut off to hot start, sits atop WNBA standings

Jun. 18, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No team has gotten off to a hotter start then the Connecticut Sun. Led by Jonquel Jones, the Sun (8-1) have won their last six games and have started to put a little distance between themselves and the rest of the league. Connecticut has benefited from having an entirely healthy roster and...

City of Las Vegas to launch a reality show about government

Jun. 17, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The city of Las Vegas is launching a reality show on streaming services that will tell behind-the-scenes stories about how the government navigates local issues. Las Vegas officials announced Monday that the show "Inside Vegas" will premiere Thursday and be available on Roku, Amazon Fire,...

Shania Twain set to party again in Vegas with new residency

Jun. 17, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas seven years ago, Sin City has been invaded with contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to Drake to Christina Aguilera, jumping on the residency trend. Even Cardi B has plans for a short-term Vegas residency this year. "I know!...

Blaze erupts in office building east of Las Vegas Strip

Jun. 17, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A blaze erupted in an office building east of the Las Vegas Strip, producing a massive smoke plume. Firefighters from Clark County and Las Vegas Fire and Rescue responded to the fire after 3 a.m. at the two-story building on Paradise Road. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the...

Police: Suspect arrested in Jan. 6 car shooting in Las Vegas

Jun. 16, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have arrested a man in connection with a shooting in January. KVVU-TV reports 19-year-old Andrew Chamberlain is facing several charges including conspiracy to commit murder and attempted murder. Las Vegas Metro Police say they believed Chamberlain shot a 19-year-old man...

OJ Simpson posts video to announce official Twitter account

Jun. 16, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do." Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday, saying in a phone interview while on a Las Vegas golf course that it "will be a...

Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on industrial waterfront

Jun. 16, 2019 9:02 AM EDT

EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about $650 a night. After months of turmoil and uncertainty, Wynn Resorts' flamboyant Encore Boston Harbor casino opens June 23 just over the city line...