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Golden Knights beat Wild 7-2 to clinch a spot in the Western Conference playoffs

Apr. 13, 2024 01:43 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jack Eichel, Nicolas Roy and Pavel Dorofeyev each had a goal and an assist, Chandler Stephenson had four assists and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Minnesota Wild 7-2 Friday night to clinch a playoff berth for the sixth time in seven seasons. Jonathan...

Lawsuit raises questions about a coroner's ruling in the death of Nevada prisoner after beatings

Apr. 12, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mother of a Nevada inmate who died a year ago after he was beaten by corrections officers has filed a lawsuit accusing prison staff of conspiring with the coroner's office in Las Vegas to cover up the death. Annette Walker alleges in the lawsuit filed late...

International migrants were attracted to large urban counties last year, Census Bureau data shows

Apr. 12, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — International migrants were attracted to some of the largest urban counties in the U.S. last year, an influx that helped some of those areas recover from the loss of local residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Census Bureau figures show. ...

Legendary athlete, actor and millionaire: O.J. Simpson's murder trial lost him the American dream

Apr. 11, 2024 23:08 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For a long time, O.J. Simpson was the man who had it all. He lived the American dream as a sports legend, movie actor, commercial pitchman and millionaire. With his wildly successful career, startling good looks and a gorgeous wife, he became an image of success...

O.J. Simpson, legendary football player and actor brought down by his murder trial, dies at 76

Apr. 11, 2024 20:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson, the football star and Hollywood actor acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend in a trial that mesmerized the public and exposed divisions on race and policing in America, has died. He was 76. The family announced on Simpson's...

Key events in OJ Simpson’s fall from sports hero and movie star

Apr. 11, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson’s story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. A beloved football hero in the 1960s and ’70s, he transitioned effortlessly to movie star, sports commentator and TV pitchman — roles he kept...

Universal Pictures teases ‘Wicked’ and announces ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s 2’

Apr. 11, 2024 00:56 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With the dust settled from a big 2023, winning best picture and topping the box office, Universal Pictures is looking to the future. The studio's upcoming releases include the big screen adaptation of “Wicked,” “Twisters” and the newly announced sequel to “Five Nights...

Hyman, Draisaitl lead Oilers to 5-1 win over Golden Knights without McDavid

Apr. 11, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Zach Hyman and Leon Draisaitl each had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-1 on Wednesday night despite the absence of star forward Connor McDavid. Cody Ceci, Mattias Ekholm and Dylan Holloway also scored while Ryan...

Margot Robbie making ‘Monopoly’ movie and Blumhouse reviving ‘Blair Witch’

Apr. 10, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Margot Robbie has her sights on another toy. The “ Barbie ” producer and star is making a Monopoly movie, with Hasbro and Lionsgate behind it, the companies announced Wednesday at the CinemaCon conference in Las Vegas. Robbie, and her production company...

Retired wrestler, ex-congressional candidate challenging evidence in Vegas murder case

Apr. 10, 2024 15:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A retired professional wrestler and former congressional candidate in Nevada and Texas is challenging evidence in the case accusing him of killing a man during a Halloween Party last year at a Las Vegas Strip hotel. Daniel Rodimer, 45, who now lives in Texas, was...