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Man shot and killed by North Las Vegas police

Jan. 22, 2019 11:28 AM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police in North Las Vegas say a suspect is dead after being shot by officers. Authorities released few details Tuesday, the morning after the shooting near Lake Mead Boulevard and 5th Street. Police say they were responding to a criminal complaint Monday night in a residential...

Coyle's third-period goal sends Wild past Golden Knights 4-2

Jan. 21, 2019 11:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights' home arena has a reputation among some NHL players as being one of the toughest to play in and loudest in the league. The Minnesota Wild don't mind it a bit. Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining Monday to lift the...

Boxer Manny Pacquiao's Los Angeles home burglarized

Jan. 21, 2019 6:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokesman for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the famed fighter's Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. Spokesman Mike Quinn confirmed the burglary to NBC News. Los Angeles Police Department public information officer Tony Im...

Patriots the early pick in Las Vegas books

Jan. 20, 2019 10:50 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oddsmakers made the Super Bowl essentially a tossup in opening lines Sunday, though bettors quickly turned the New England Patriots into a slight favorite in what is expected to be the most heavily bet — at least legally — title game ever. Early bets moved the line at many...

20 rescued after elevator gets stuck at Las Vegas nightclub

Jan. 20, 2019 2:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say about 20 people have been rescued after being trapped in a broken elevator at a Las Vegas nightclub for about three hours. Crews from Clark County Fire Department and Las Vegas Fire and Rescue responded to the scene at Drai's Nightclub inside The Cromwell early Sunday. FOX5...

Drone tests to rise in Nevada skies under pilot FAA program

Jan. 20, 2019 11:11 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The skies around Nevada's largest cities are about to see more drone aircraft, after federal agencies picked the state for testing remote-controlled vehicles in urban airspace. The Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation announced Jan. 15 that the Nevada UAS...

Woman accused in Vegas manicurist's death returned to Nevada

Jan. 19, 2019 5:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old woman accused of using a car to fatally run over a salon worker in Las Vegas after skipping out on a $35 manicure is back in Nevada after being arrested in Arizona. Krystal Whipple waived extradition proceedings Jan. 12 after being arrested in Glendale, Arizona, and Clark...

Developers plan to replace replica 'Old Nevada' mining town

Jan. 19, 2019 1:52 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A replica "Old Nevada" mining town outside Las Vegas that started as a wagon train pit stop in 1843 and grew in recent decades into a tourist attraction featuring mock Wild West gunfights could soon be replaced by a high-end housing enclave. Developers have submitted plans to Clark County...

Nevada regents approve relief for students hit by shutdown

Jan. 18, 2019 11:53 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The state Board of Regents has approved a resolution meant to provide financial relief to higher education students affected by the federal government shutdown. In a statement, the Nevada System of Higher Education said that the resolution was passed unanimously as students at the...

Store employee sues Henderson police over shoplifting fight

Jan. 18, 2019 7:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A store employee is accusing five Henderson police officers and a sergeant of punching, kicking and jolting him with a stun gun after he became sandwiched between them and an armed fleeing shoplifting suspect. City spokeswoman Kathleen Richards said Friday that Henderson officials will...