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Sisolak starts 2022 with cash advantage over GOP challengers

Jan. 19, 2022 20:45 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The long list of Republican gubernatorial candidates immersed in the bruising primary battle underway in Nevada began 2022 with millions of dollars less in campaign cash than incumbent Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak. Though Republicans expect to make gains...

Las Vegas police seek suspects in separate shooting deaths

Jan. 18, 2022 11:14 AM EST

Las Vegas police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in a car outside an apartment complex. Authorities say officers responded to several calls about gunfire around 3:45 a.m. Tuesday on Tropicana near Spencer Street. Lt. David Valenta says they...

Homicides increase in 2021, solved rate high in Vegas area

Jan. 15, 2022 12:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Year-end data compiled from multiple agencies in Clark County showed that law enforcement investigated at least 245 homicides in 2021, a newspaper reported. The total topped 2017, when 264 people were killed including 58 in the immediate aftermath of the Oct. 1...

Today in History

Jan. 13, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2022. There are 352 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 13, 2021, President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House over the violent Jan. 6 siege of the...

Officials: Vegas fireworks show will go on, 300,000 expected

Dec. 29, 2021 16:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas isn't canceling or scaling back plans for big New Year’s gatherings amid concerns about the rapid spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19, regional public safety and elected leaders said Wednesday. More than 300,000 visitors are expected in town for...

Court upholds Trump administration's ban of gun bump stocks

Dec. 16, 2021 16:05 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans is the latest to uphold a federal ban on “bump stocks” — devices attached to semiautomatic firearms so that a shooter can fire multiple rounds with a single trigger pull. The ban was instituted in 2019 by the Trump...

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...

Nevada court sides with gunmakers in Las Vegas shooting suit

Dec. 03, 2021 20:47 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Supreme Court ruled gun manufacturers cannot be held responsible for the deaths in the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip because a state law shields them from liability unless the weapon malfunctions. The parents of a woman...

Nevada jury says health insurer undercut ER reimbursements

Dec. 01, 2021 19:27 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Nevada has found one of the nation’s largest health insurers liable for underpaying millions of dollars to out-of-network emergency medical providers in what plaintiffs’ attorneys argued was a systematic bid to boost company profits. The...

Arrest made in small fire at memorial for nightclub shooting

Nov. 10, 2021 11:10 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man has been arrested for setting fire to some banners at a temporary memorial honoring the 49 victims who died in a massacre at a Florida gay nightclub five years ago, and one of the survivors played a role in catching the suspect. The Orlando...