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Titans, Raiders headed into opposite directions

Dec. 5, 2019 3:34 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders are moving in opposite directions heading into a stretch run. The Titans (7-5) have won five of six games since switching to Ryan Tannehill at quarterback, turning a mediocre season into a promising one headed into Sunday's game against the...

Judge upholds arbitration in Las Vegas newspaper battle

Dec. 5, 2019 2:32 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has upheld an arbitrator’s finding in an ongoing legal battle over one of the few remaining U.S. newspaper joint-operating agreements, ruling that the dominant Las Vegas Review-Journal has to submit to an audit and pay profits and expenses that its crosstown rival Las...

Wrong-way driver killed in crash identified as Henderson man

Dec. 5, 2019 2:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas authorities say a wrong-way driver killed Tuesday in a head-on collision on Interstate 15 was a 39-year-old Henderson man. The Clark County coroner's office identified the man killed in the wreck on Interstate 15 as Frank Magliarditi. The Nevada Highway Patrol said the wrong-way...

NASCAR goes back to its roots with a huge Nashville blowout

Dec. 5, 2019 8:24 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch toted his championship trophy all over Nashville for photo opportunities. He opened his celebratory week with an appearance on WWE's “Raw," then joined industry heavyweights for a NASCAR-themed night at the Grand Ole Opry. There are burnouts on Broadway and a...

Nevada high court to charge for Las Vegas shooting records

Dec. 4, 2019 7:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Police Department asked for hundreds of thousands of dollars from media outlets for electronic records related to the fatal Route 91 Harvest festival shooting in 2017, authorities said. A lawyer for the Review-Journal and other news organizations asked the Nevada Supreme...

Hospital sends $3K bill for pulling toy from girl's nose

Dec. 4, 2019 3:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas mother says she received a $3,000 bill after doctors removed a plastic doll shoe stuck in her 3-year-old daughter's nose. KTNV-TV reported Tuesday that Lucy Branson stuck two pink Polly Pocket plastic doll shoes up her nose -- one in each nostril. Her mother Katy Branson says...

Sexual violence reports spike at 2 Nevada universities

Dec. 3, 2019 7:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s two public universities saw significant spikes from 2017 to 2018 in reports of sexual violence, according to annual data going to the Nevada System of Higher Education board. The tally says rape, fondling, stalking and domestic and dating violence went up at the University...

Powerful union to host Biden, Warren, Sanders in Nevada

Dec. 3, 2019 6:45 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s powerful casino workers’ Culinary Union will hold a series of town halls next week with Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden, the group said Tuesday. The town halls in Las Vegas on Dec. 9-11 are designed to give the White...

Court fight begins over redrawing of Nevada voting districts

Dec. 3, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court battle has begun over a League of Women Voters of Nevada effort to amend the state constitution to have an appointed commission, instead of the state Legislature, redraw congressional and legislative voting districts following the 2020 U.S. Census. League President Sondra Cosgrove...

Aztecs off to best start since Kawhi Leonard’s Sweet 16 team

Dec. 3, 2019 5:32 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brian Dutcher's San Diego State Aztecs might be on their way to another special season. The Aztecs are 8-0 heading into Mountain West Conference play, their best start since Kawhi Leonard led them to a 20-0 start and a 34-3 record in 2010-11, when they made their first appearance in the...