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California man jailed after sharp sound, Vegas airport panic

Aug. 15, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California man jailed in Las Vegas on suspicion of causing a loud noise that sparked panic and travel delays Sunday at Harry Reid International Airport had been arrested at the airport less than 24 hours earlier for allegedly causing a disturbance near a ticket counter, a...

Las Vegas top WNBA playoff seed, league debuts new format

Aug. 15, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

A'ja Wilson and the Las Vegas Aces will begin their quest for their first WNBA title a lot sooner than top seeds have done in previous few years. The Aces clinched homecourt throughout the playoff on the regular season's final day by earning the top seed in the WNBA postseason that...

Raiders move to 2-0 in preseason with 26-20 win over Vikings

Aug. 14, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the biggest questions facing Las Vegas Raiders first-year coach Josh McDaniels was where he would find the right pieces for his offensive line. McDaniels may not have all the answers after a 26-20 preseason win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but he's...

Aces wrap up No. 1 playoff seed with 109-100 win over Storm

Aug. 14, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 33 points, seven rebounds and nine assists and Las Vegas wrapped up the best regular-season record in the WNBA, defeating Seattle 109-100 in a regular-season finale on Sunday. Kelsey Plum, who had 23 points for the Aces, scored seven points in the...

Correction: Marshawn Lynch-Vegas Arrest story

Aug. 14, 2022 12:23 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story published August 11, 2022, about the arrest of former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year the Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl. It was 2014, not 2013.

Loud noise causes passenger panic at a Las Vegas airport

Aug. 14, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flights out of Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas were delayed early Sunday after a loud noise caused panic among travelers who thought it was gunfire. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the noise was caused by “an unruly subject” in Terminal 1...

Police: Suspect held, officers hurt in car chase, shootings

Aug. 12, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say a car chase and gun battle ended with two officers injured in crashes and the arrest of an armed man who officers reported seeing steal one vehicle at gunpoint and try to carjack another. The two officers hurt in the high-speed chase late...

Clark County School District confirms 1st case of monkeypox

Aug. 12, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's largest school district has its first case of monkeypox. The Clark County School District in Las Vegas announced Friday that someone at Palo Verde High School has been diagnosed with monkeypox. District officials did not say whether the...

2 dead amid 'restless' monsoon-season flooding in Las Vegas

Aug. 12, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The most “restless” summer monsoon season in a decade became deadly Thursday, as intense lightning and thunderstorms flooded parts of southern Nevada and a leaky ceiling forced table games to stop at one Las Vegas Strip casino. A man's body was found Friday by...

Zeus: Raiders RB Zamir White overcomes lifetime of obstacles

Aug. 12, 2022 07:57 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Scotland High School coach Richard Bailey has watched a handful of players make it to the NFL out of Laurinburg, North Carolina, with none more special than Las Vegas Raiders rookie Zamir White. Shortly after the Raiders took White with the 122nd pick in the...