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Las Vegas police investigate body found in car at apartments

Oct. 14, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a man's body was found in a parked car on the city's east side Sunday afternoon. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police spokesman Lt. Brian Boxler said someone called officers to an apartment complex to report a suspicious man in a parked car. Boxler told...

Las Vegas police trying to identify body found under a tarp

Oct. 13, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas are trying to identify a dead body discovered underneath a tarp in a desert lot. The man's body was found Saturday morning. Witnesses say the 62-year-old man was sleeping under the tarp the night before. Tire tracks were located near the body, leading police to think...

Wayne Newton's former ranch Casa de Shenandoah sold

Oct. 13, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Records show that Wayne Newton's former home Casa de Shenandoah has been sold. KTNV-TV reports Clark County records indicate the crooner's former 36-acre ranch sold for $5.56 million in July. The ranch, which includes the "white house" mansion and six other homes and stables, was sold to...

Nevada cities plan votes on misdemeanor jury trials issue

Oct. 12, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two southern Nevada cities are considering adopting laws to sidestep a requirement to provide jury trials in misdemeanor domestic abuse cases where gun ownership rights could be affected. The proposed ordinances due for votes in coming days in Henderson and North Las Vegas virtually mirror...

Democrat Elizabeth Warren marches in Las Vegas Pride parade

Oct. 12, 2019 1:35 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren danced to Aretha Franklin and posed for selfies as she marched Friday night in the Las Vegas Pride parade. The Massachusetts senator, who is gaining momentum in the crowded field of White House hopefuls, was the only candidate to appear at...

Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot marketplace

Oct. 11, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state's lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed to two top state political candidates last year in a bid to skirt rules to open a legal cannabis store....

Tennis instructor sues Vegas country club, alleges race bias

Oct. 11, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A tennis instructor is suing an exclusive Las Vegas country club, alleging she was wrongly fired in 2016 after an influential club member made "blatantly racist" comments about her biracial children. Carmel-Mary Hill's attorney, F. Travis Buchanan, said Friday the federal lawsuit filed...

Boxer Fury set for WWE fight vs Strowman in Saudi Arabia

Oct. 11, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury says his dream is about to come true. A "lifelong WWE fan," the former unified world heavyweight champion will fight Braun Strowman at a pay-per-view Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia on Oct. 31. WWE made the announcement at a news conference in Las Vegas on Friday. "It is...

Las Vegas hospital opens burn and reconstructive care center

Oct. 11, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas hospital has become the second medical facility in the region to open a burn treatment center. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center says the unit opened Oct. 1. It's affiliated with Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America, a network of 11 centers in eight states. The Las...

Sanders never considered leaving race after heart attack

Oct. 10, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said Thursday that he never considered dropping out of the presidential race after suffering a heart attack last week and characterized his recovery as "so far, so very good" despite acknowledging that the incident left his heart "with some damage." In an interview with CNN...