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Broncos' offense hurt by awful 3rd quarter in loss to Vegas

Oct. 02, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russell Wilson had his most productive day with the Broncos, but it wasn't enough to overcome numerous mistakes and an awful third quarter by Denver's offense in a 32-23 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. “I thought we battled in a tough environment. ... I...

Jacobs, defense lead Raiders to 1st win, 32-23 over Broncos

Oct. 02, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just when it looked as if the Las Vegas Raiders might blow another fourth-quarter lead, they put the ball in the hands of Josh Jacobs and the running game to finish off the Denver Broncos. The emphatic game-sealing drive gave Josh McDaniels his first win as a head...

Republican tepid on Trump in Nevada gubernatorial debate

Oct. 02, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Joe Lombardo, sought in a debate on Sunday to distance himself from former President Donald Trump over his lies about the 2020 election, but said Trump's policies were better than those under the Biden administration, which he blames...

Hundreds of cars pack Nevada streets for illegal stunts

Oct. 02, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Thousands of people in hundreds of cars took over northern Nevada parking lots and intersections Friday night and into Saturday, performing stunts in souped-up vehicles and leading to crashes and arrests, police said. Police beefed up nighttime staffing after...

Vegas survivors signal hope even as mass shootings persist

Oct. 01, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's been five years since carnage and death sent his family running into the night, leaving them separated and terrified as a gunman rained bullets into an outdoor country music festival crowd on the Las Vegas Strip. The memories don't fade, they sharpen, William...

Arizonan sentenced for Vegas-based scheme targeting migrants

Oct. 01, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man who convinced recent immigrants from mainly Asian countries to pay him thousands of dollars each to help them gain U.S. citizenship has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison by a federal judge in Las Vegas, authorities announced. Court...

Today in History: October 1, Las Vegas shooting kills 58

Oct. 01, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2022. There are 91 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino hotel in Las Vegas on a crowd of 22,000...

Nevada prison escape, resignation raises political stakes

Oct. 01, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of Nevada’s Department of Corrections resigned Friday at the request of Gov. Steve Sisolak in the wake of a prison escape by a convicted bombmaker that went unnoticed for four days. The escapee, who was serving a life sentence for a 2007 murder in an...

Raiders' McDaniels looks for balance with rushing game

Sep. 30, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The balanced offense that Josh McDaniels was supposed to bring to Las Vegas when he took over the Raiders hasn't materialized. While much of the focus has been on how involved Davante Adams has been each week in the passing game, the Raiders have barely run...

Vegas survivors signal hope even as mass shootings march on

Sep. 30, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's been five years since carnage and death sent his family running into the night, leaving them separated and terrified as a gunman rained bullets into an outdoor country music festival crowd on the Las Vegas Strip. The memories don't fade, they sharpen, William...