Latest Nevada News

Rakocevic scores 24, grabs 11 boards; USC beats Nevada 76-66

Nov. 17, 2019 2:08 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Southern California passed its most challenging test so far this season with a 76-66 win over Nevada on Saturday night. Nick Rakocevic scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Daniel Utomi added 12 points and Elijah Weaver scored 11 for USC. After Nevada took a 21-18 lead with 8:33 left...

Biden warns about Trump during campaign event in Vegas

Nov. 17, 2019 1:38 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden brought an alarmist warning to a diverse crowd of Democrats late Saturday in early-caucus Nevada during a town hall at an elementary school in a historically minority Las Vegas neighborhood. Biden opened the event saying that as long as Donald Trump is...

Steve Wynn: Nevada regulators can’t pull gambling license

Nov. 15, 2019 7:42 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is telling Nevada regulators they can’t revoke his gambling license over allegations of workplace sexual harassment because he’s no longer affiliated with the company that carries his name. Attorneys for the former Wynn Resorts...

Report: Helicopter had fuel issue on day of crash

Nov. 15, 2019 6:38 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A rented helicopter that crashed near Las Vegas, killing two Connecticut men, was found to have sediment in its fuel tanks just hours before the fatal flight, a preliminary report shows. However, the cause of the crash last month of the private sightseeing aircraft has not yet been...

The Latest: Rosalía wins album of the year at Latin Grammys

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Latin Grammys, which are being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rosalía has won album of the year at the Latin Grammys for her breakout album “El Mal Querer.” Thursday’s ceremony was a big night for...

UCLA signs guard Daishen Nix to letter of intent

Nov. 13, 2019 8:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daishen Nix has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at UCLA. Coach Mick Cronin’s first signing since taking over the program is a 6-foot-5, 205-pound guard from Las Vegas. Nix averaged 19.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists as a junior last season for Trinity...

Man charged in Vegas massacre ammunition case changing plea

Nov. 13, 2019 12:57 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man plans to change his not guilty plea in a federal case alleging he illegally manufactured bullets sold to the gunman who carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre, records and attorneys said. A hearing for Douglas Haig is scheduled for Nov. 19 in Las Vegas, according to a notice posted...

Harris has 24 points, leads Nevada to 80-73 win over UTA

Nov. 13, 2019 12:29 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jalen Harris had 24 points and nine rebounds as Nevada held off Texas-Arlington for an 80-73 win on Tuesday night in the first meeting between the schools. Jazz Johnson had 16 points and Nisre Zousoua came off the bench to score a career-high 16. Harris was 11 of 14 at the free throw...

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Nov. 12, 2019 7:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts wants a Nevada judge to dismiss an ex-beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago. A Dec. 10 hearing has...

Marie Osmond reinjures knee ahead of big Las Vegas finale

Nov. 12, 2019 4:23 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marie Osmond says she's ready to perform the final week of an 11-year run with her brother, Donny, at the Flamingo Las Vegas, after telling the audience on her television talk show that she chipped her knee late last week. Osmond talked about her injury during an appearance Monday on CBS'...