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SMU’s Eric Dickerson finally goes into College Hall of Fame

Dec. 08, 2021 00:23 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Make no mistake. Eric Dickerson is glad to be going into the College Football Hall of Fame after all these years. He will take the stage and be cemented in the sport’s lore. “Am I happy to be here? Yeah,” Dickerson said Tuesday. “Do I really care? No,...

Nevada jury: Health insurers owe ER doctors $60M in damages

Dec. 07, 2021 22:29 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the largest U.S. health insurance companies and its branches in Nevada were found liable Tuesday for $60 million in punitive damages for underpaying out-of-network emergency medical providers. A state court jury said three plaintiffs headed by urgent care...

Las Vegas police link 2nd cold case killing to man now dead

Dec. 07, 2021 21:01 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Metro Police are attributing a second decades-old homicide to a man who died many years ago. Police announced Monday that DNA evidence linked Johnny Blake Peterson to the 1983 sexual assault and killing of 22-year-old Diana Hanson. ...

Recovery yields more tax revenue than anticipated in Nevada

Dec. 07, 2021 20:53 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s economy is rebounding more quickly than in some past recessions, but coronavirus variants continue to raise questions about the state’s path toward full recovery. The five-member panel responsible for economic forecasts on Tuesday said the...

Nevada high court asked to revive school funding lawsuit

Dec. 06, 2021 20:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A bid by an advocacy group to bring decisions about Nevada educational policy out of the Legislature and into the courts drew pointed questions Monday from the state Supreme Court. Justices were asked to overrule a lower court judge’s finding that the debate...

Fire official: 3-year-old boy rescued, resuscitated in Vegas

Dec. 06, 2021 17:43 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy child was hospitalized with burn injuries after firefighters rescued him from a burning mobile home Monday southeast of Las Vegas. Deputy Clark County Fire Chief Kelly Blackmon said witnesses told arriving fire crews there were...

Raiders' playoff hopes take hit after 4th loss in 5 games

Dec. 06, 2021 17:21 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A few weeks ago, Derek Carr stood up at the podium after a lopsided loss and proclaimed that this year's version of the Raiders would be different and could avoid another collapse in the second half of the season. After the Raiders fell to Washington 17-15 on...

Newspaper finds delays to fire-driven inspections plan

Dec. 06, 2021 14:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas rental property inspection program, which launched in response to the deadliest residential fire in city history, has gotten off to a sluggish start, with visits to just two of 36 potentially at-risk complexes, a newspaper found. City lawmakers last...

Ice-skating Las Vegas dog gets an American Kennel Club award

Dec. 06, 2021 00:17 AM EST

An ice-skating dog from Nevada is one of five canines honored at this year’s American Kennel Club’s Humane Fund Awards. Officials with the New York-based club say the awards celebrate loyal, hard-working dogs that have significantly improved the lives of their owners...

Third-down woes continue to haunt Raiders in critical losses

Dec. 05, 2021 21:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A stagnant offense that continues to struggle on third downs and failed to score its first touchdown until four minutes into the fourth quarter led to the Las Vegas Raiders losing for the fourth time in five games on Sunday. Las Vegas was 2 for 8 on...