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Attorney paying ex-casino mogul Steve Wynn defamation claim

May. 24, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has accepted an undisclosed financial settlement to end his federal defamation lawsuit against a well-known attorney who represented a dancer who she said accused Wynn of sexual harassment and retaliation. Los Angeles...

Elko man gets 20 to life in killing of Spring Creek teen

May. 24, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 20-year-old Elko County man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a Spring Creek teenager two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 20 years. A jury deliberated for two hours Monday before settling on Bryce...

Álvarez, Golovkin set third rivalry bout for September

May. 24, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin will complete their memorable fight trilogy in September. Álvarez and Golovkin will resume their rivalry Sept. 17 after a four-year break, promoters Matchroom Boxing announced Tuesday. Álvarez already said he intended to...

Back to Texas for PGA Tour, seniors head to another major

May. 24, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

PGA TOUR CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE Site: Fort Worth, Texas. Course: Colonial CC. Yardage: 7,209. Par: 70. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner's share: $1.512 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Hammon has Aces off to sizzling start on offense

May. 24, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

Becky Hammon vowed before the season tipped off that the Las Vegas Aces would be shooting more 3-poitners this year. It was a safe declaration to make when she was hired considering the team has been last in the league in attempts since moving to Las Vegas from San Antonio in 2018....

EXPLAINER: How cities in the West have water amid drought

May. 24, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

As drought and climate change tighten their grip on the American West, the sight of fountains, swimming pools, gardens and golf courses in cities like Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Boise, and Albuquerque can be jarring at first glance. Western water experts,...

Aces ease past Sparks 104-76 for 5th straight win

May. 24, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 24 points, Jackie Young added 19 points and nine rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces routed the Los Angeles Sparks 104-76 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory. The Aces tied a WNBA record with 18 3-pointers, topping the team mark of...

Vegas in casino manager slaying suspect balks at court date

May. 23, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man arrested in Southern California as a fugitive in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager refused to appear in court Monday for a hearing on murder and other charges. A Las Vegas judge ordered court officials to bring Samuel Fredrick Schmid to...

Nevada killer held on death row since 2003 dies at hospital

May. 23, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 48-year-old convicted murderer who was sentenced in 2003 to be executed for killing his girlfriend and her teenage son died last week at a hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada prison officials said Monday. The cause of Timmy John “T.J.” Weber's death was not...

Security upgrades being considered across Vegas-area schools

May. 22, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the more than 70 high schools in the Las Vegas-based Clark County School District has several examples of the kind of physical security that officials want to see districtwide as they assess safety in the wake of a string of high-profile acts of campus violence. ...