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Bey, Wright each score 16, No. 23 Colorado beats UCI 69-53

Nov. 19, 2019 12:48 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado turned the game in its favor with defense. Tyler Bey and McKinley Wright each scored 16 points and No. 23 Colorado leaned on a strong defensive effort to beat UC Irvine 69-53 on Monday night. Colorado (3-0) pressured Irvine into 22 turnovers leading to 21 points for the...

Man to plead guilty to making ammo bought by Vegas shooter

Nov. 19, 2019 12:02 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man is due to plead guilty to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman took aim before the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. Douglas Haig isn’t accused of a direct role in the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting...

Las Vegas man convicted of killing girlfriend, her daughter

Nov. 18, 2019 9:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has been convicted of fatally shooting his girlfriend and her teenage daughter in 2013 and critically wounding the woman’s 4-year-old daughter. Manuel Mata III was found guilty Monday of second-degree murder in the slaying of Maria Flores and first-degree murder in...

Arizona man to plead not guilty in 1979 killing in Nevada

Nov. 18, 2019 6:29 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 73-year-old auto dealer from Arizona is expected to plead not guilty in Reno in the cold-case killing of a California woman more than 40 years ago. Defense attorney David Houston said Monday he intends on Tuesday to challenge DNA evidence that prosecutors say leads to Charles Gary...

US asks federal judge to toss out Nevada plutonium lawsuit

Nov. 18, 2019 4:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada’s request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas, arguing that officials have already promised that no more will be shipped to the state. In documents filed Friday in U.S. District...

Woman: Sister injured in 2017 Las Vegas shooting has died

Nov. 18, 2019 12:36 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The sister of a woman injured in the 2017 mass shooting at a Las Vegas Strip hotel says the woman has died. KPTV reports that Kim Gervais was left paralyzed by bullets Oct. 1, 2017, at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas that killed 58 and injured hundreds. Dena Sarvela...

Vegas Krispy Kreme stores closed day after Knights’ shutout

Nov. 18, 2019 12:04 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ticketholders to the Las Vegas Golden Knights’ shutout victory against the Calgary Flames may have to wait or drive farther to get free doughnuts. Krispy Kreme, which offers fans with a game ticket a dozen free doughnuts the day after a shutout game, closed multiple Las Vegas-area...

Reid: Iowa, NH not diverse enough to provide Dems’ guidance

Nov. 18, 2019 1:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire get to weigh in first on the Democratic presidential contest next year, but the states are not ethnically diverse enough to offer any insight into how a candidate will fare across the country, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Sunday. “I...

Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop-and-frisk’ police practice

Nov. 18, 2019 1:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its...

LA Current makes first of first world swim league

Nov. 17, 2019 11:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — LA Current overhauled the Cali Condors and MVP Caeleb Dressel as the teams booked their passage to the first International Swimming League grand final in Las Vegas next month in a pulsating American derby in College Park, Maryland. The Condors were 21.5pts ahead with four events left and...