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Dozens on hunger strike at Nevada prison over food, health

Dec. 07, 2022 18:00 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — At least two dozen people are on hunger strike over conditions at a maximum-security prison in rural eastern Nevada, prison officials and an advocacy organization said Tuesday. The strike was launched Thursday by people incarcerated at Ely State Prison who have...

NTSB: drug-impaired driver caused Nevada crash that killed 5

Dec. 07, 2022 16:47 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A drug-impaired and fatigued truck driver was the probable cause of a December 2020 crash on a Nevada highway that killed five bicyclists and injured four others, federal authorities said Wednesday. But the National Transportation Safety Board’s final report on...

Rams become 8th defending Super Bowl champ with losing mark

Dec. 07, 2022 11:00 AM EST

The Los Angeles Rams are having a Super Bowl hangover unlike any other. The defending champions are assured of being the eighth team to have a losing record the year after winning it all and are one loss shy of the most losses ever for a team defending a Super Bowl title. ...

Blackshear's 22 help Nevada knock off Pepperdine 85-77

Dec. 07, 2022 02:02 AM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Kenan Blackshear had 22 points in Nevada's 85-77 win against Pepperdine on Tuesday. Blackshear was 7 of 15 shooting, including 2 for 4 from distance, and went 6 for 7 from the line for the Wolf Pack (8-2). Jarod Lucas scored 18 points while going 5 of 10 from...

MLB commissioner Manfred says 2023 'big year' for A's future

Dec. 06, 2022 23:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Oakland Athletics will have their relocation fee waived if they decide to move to Las Vegas, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says 2023 is a big year when it comes to the future of the franchise. Speaking at baseball's winter meetings in San Diego, Manfred also...

Mills Lane, Hall of Fame boxing referee, dies at 85

Dec. 06, 2022 20:41 PM EST

Mills Lane, the Hall of Fame boxing referee who was the third man in the ring when Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, died Tuesday. He was 85. Lane had suffered a stroke in 2002 and his son, Tommy, said his father had taken a significant turn for the worse recently before...

February prelim set for accused killer of Fernley teenager

Dec. 06, 2022 18:36 PM EST

YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping and killing a Fernley teenager in March has been found competent to stand trial and ordered to appear at a two-day preliminary hearing in February. A Lyon County district judge in Yerington set Troy Driver's preliminary hearing for...

Outgoing elections head in key Nevada county details threats

Dec. 06, 2022 17:08 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Heading into this year’s midterms, the elections director in the largest county in one of the nation’s most important battleground states had a lot on his mind. A new Nevada law required every voter to get a mailed ballot, new processes were in effect for...

Sacks finally come for Raiders pass rusher Chandler Jones

Dec. 06, 2022 15:48 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones insisted his play hadn't changed even if the lack of sacks suggested otherwise. Those sacks came Sunday in Las Vegas' 27-20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. Jones, who had just half a sack before that...

Nadal, Alcaraz to meet in exhibition at Las Vegas in March

Dec. 06, 2022 08:24 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz will resume their rivalry for the ages in an exhibition match in Las Vegas on March 5. Nadal, who is 36, owns a men’s-record 22 Grand Slam titles, including two in 2022 at the Australian Open in January and French Open in June,...