LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 28 points and 14 rebounds to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Dallas Wings 85-78 on Sunday.
Wilson made 10 of 18 from the field and 8 of 9 from the foul line. Liz Cambage added 14 points and Kelsey Plum scored 13 for the Aces (8-3), who won their third straight and sixth of their last seven.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it has completed a $200 million renovation of its Harrah’s Las Vegas resort.
The parent company announced Friday the work included upgrades to 2,542 guest rooms, a remodel of the casino floor and new LED marquees at the north and south entrances on the Las Vegas Strip.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California couple facing forced labor charges for allegedly forcing three Guatemalan immigrants to work long hours at their businesses for minimal pay have been charged in the 1997 kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl from Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A civilian pilot killed when a Dassault Mirage F-1 crashed last month near Nellis Air Force Base reported a flight emergency and ejected moments before the jet slammed to the ground and burst into flames, federal crash investigators reported Friday.
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A Mandan man skipped his niece's wedding for a Las Vegas poker tournament and came home $367,800 richer.
The Bismarck Tribune reported Thursday that 63-year-old Harlan Miller's niece, Macie, was set to get married in Montana last weekend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed a law that would make Nevada the first state to vote in the 2024 presidential primary contests, bumping Iowa and New Hampshire from their leadoff spots.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire businessman and investor Richard Branson marked the opening Thursday of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, promoting weekend events that kicked off with a show headlined by Christina Aguilera.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas officials are taking steps to have the city start a public charter school that a planned new nonprofit would manage.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wildfire on the side of a mountain 21 miles southwest of downtown Las Vegas grew to an estimated 2 1/3 square miles (6 square kilometers) with no containment as of early Friday.
The fire starting Thursday afternoon on Forest Service and Bureau Land Management land on Sandy Valley Road about 2 miles (3 kilometers) of State Route 160, the main highway between Las Vegas and rural Pahrump.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada prison officials disclosed Thursday that they want to use a never-before-tried combination of drugs for the state’s first lethal injection in 15 years, including the powerful opioid fentanyl, the sedative ketamine and a heart-stopping salt, potassium chloride.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire officials said Thursday that crews were battling a wildfire that forced a precautionary evacuation of a Boy Scout camp and cast a huge plume of smoke into the evening sky above Potosi Mountain west of Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas have said a man from El Paso, Texas, was arrested on reckless driving and DUI charges after fatally hitting a moped rider last weekend while driving 141 mph (226 kph) near the Strip.
NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said the Biden administration wants to see lithium needed for electric cars to be mined “in a responsible way" that respects the environment and Native American tribes.
Jared Bednar was cleared to coach the Colorado Avalanche in Game 6 of their second-round series against the Vegas Golden Knights after missing the morning skate Thursday because of a COVID-19 testing irregularity.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a call for an election do-over from a Republican candidate who lost his bid for a county commission seat in Las Vegas by 15 votes.
Stavros Anthony chose the wrong legal method to seek a new election, the court said in an opinion issued Thursday following a hearing in April.
For USA Basketball, the last stop before the Tokyo Olympics will be Las Vegas.
The men’s and women’s national teams will hold training camps in Las Vegas in July, they announced Thursday, and they’ll be playing seven exhibitions there against other Olympics-bound national teams as well.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona box truck driver who plowed into bicyclists on a stretch of Nevada highway last December, killing five and injuring four, was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of 16 years in Nevada state prison for driving under the influence of methamphetamine causing death.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday signed into law a bill that paves the way for Nevada to become the second state in the nation to offer state-managed health insurance plans.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been indicted on murder and attempted murder charges in a shooting that killed one man and wounded two others during a confrontation six weeks ago on the Las Vegas Strip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Nevada man was charged Wednesday with stealing more than 500 blank vaccine cards from a COVID-19 vaccination center near Los Angeles, prosecutors said.
Muhammad Rauf Ahmed was a contract worker at the Pomona Fairplex site when the theft occurred in April, the LA County District Attorney's Office said in a statement.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A divide among Nevada Democrats has deepened as top Democratic officials opted to bypass the state party and set up an alternate party organization in Washoe County ahead of next year's election.
Jim Fassel, whose bold guarantee of a playoff bid late in the 2000 season seemingly catapulted the New York Giants to a spot in the Super Bowl, has died. He was 71.
The Giants said Tuesday that family friends informed them of his death.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating a robbery at the cage inside The Cosmopolitan on Tuesday.
Police spokesman Misael Parra said police were called for a cage robbery at a Las Vegas Strip casino before 7 a.m.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Fire Department responded to a train rail car on fire in downtown Las Vegas Monday.
The department received reports around 9:40 p.m. of an explosion in a rail car parked on the railroad tracks behind the Main Street Station, spokesman Tim Szymanski said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada wants to create a national lottery to incentivize people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Democrat who represents Las Vegas introduced legislation in Congress Tuesday that would create a national cash prize offering $1 million to 100 winners who have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mother from San Jose, California, was arrested Tuesday in Colorado less than 12 hours after she was identified by Las Vegas police as the suspect in the death of her 7-year-old son, whose body was found by hikers in Nevada more than 10 days ago.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 7-year-old boy from San Jose, California, was the child whose body was found near a highway outside Las Vegas 10 days ago, and his mother is suspected of killing him, police said Monday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In Sin City, one thing that will soon become unforgivable is useless grass.
A new Nevada law will outlaw about 31% of the grass in the Las Vegas area in an effort to conserve water amid a drought that's drying up the region's primary water source: the Colorado River.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is hosting its first big trade show since the start of the pandemic this week.
The four-day World of Concrete trade show is set to begin Monday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, which recently completed a new $1 billion exhibition hall.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A moped rider was struck and killed in a suspected DUI crash a few blocks west of the Las Vegas Strip and the driver of the sports car who hit him at a high rate of speed was taken into custody.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) —
Long before becoming mayor pro tem of North Las Vegas, Isaac Barron was a kid who went dove hunting in the desert off Craig Road and attended classes at Rancho High School, where the motto was “the best is yet to come.”
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer said Thursday one goal could get a raucous home crowd involved and make the difference in a playoff game.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state judge will decide next week whether prosecutors in Las Vegas can plan the first execution in Nevada in 15 years.
District Judge Michael Villani said at a hearing Friday in Las Vegas that he will make a decision on Monday in the case of Zane Michael Floyd, who was convicted of killing four people in a grocery store.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A newly released report shows the Las Vegas police internal affairs bureau received more than 4,500 misconduct complaints combined in 2018 and 2019.
The department logged 2,421 complaints in 2018 and 2,096 complaints in 2019, according to the report released Wednesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) —
The Las Vegas Raiders say visitors to their new stadium off the Las Vegas Strip can take advantage of 35,000 parking spots within a mile of the stadium in nearby lots and garages, along with dedicated lots for ridesharing.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The FBI and Las Vegas police on Thursday released new facial images and offered up to $10,000 for information that helps identify a boy found dead near a highway and locate his killer.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — An extremely rare wildflower that grows only in Nevada’s high desert where an Australian mining company wants to dig for lithium should be protected under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — While some critics may have deemed Henry Ruggs III’s rookie season with the Las Vegas Raiders a bust, he insists it was just a beginning.
“That’s pretty much the best way I can describe it,” Ruggs said Wednesday after taking part in OTAs at the Raiders practice facility.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas father says he is upset and in disbelief after his 8-year-old son was mistakenly identified as a young homicide victim, prompting police to announce they were searching for the man and his other son.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County officials in Nevada have again dipped into the debt reserve account to make a scheduled bond payment for the NFL’s Raiders new home at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas area is expected to ride an intense weather hot streak this week.
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas issued an excessive heat warning, with temperatures predicted to either tie or break previous record highs.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee left the Democratic Party and joined the GOP less than two months ago. But the gubernatorial candidate is working to assure Republicans that he's one of them.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A U.S. judge has permanently blocked a Las Vegas-based bottled-water brand Real Water from being marketed while an investigation continues into at least one death and multiple cases of liver illness among people who reported drinking it.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police appealed again Tuesday to teachers, grandparents, relatives and adults who work with children to identify a slain boy whose body was found by hikers near a highway between Las Vegas and rural Pahrump.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In a state that produces more gold than all but four countries, lawmakers voted to reform how the state taxes the mining industry, passing a measure that will effectively double the amount of taxes imposed on silver and gold mines.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dearica Hamby led five Las Vegas players scoring in double figures with 22 points, Liz Cambage added 13 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks and the Aces beat the Indiana Fever 101-78 on Sunday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are hoping the public can help identify a young boy who was found dead Friday by hikers on a trail in the Mountain Springs area of Southern Nevada.
A mother and metro Las Vegas authorities misidentified an 8-year-old boy as a young homicide victim and the boy, an older half-brother and their father were all found safe in Utah.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mother and metro Las Vegas authorities misidentified an 8-year-old boy as a young homicide victim, police said Saturday after the boy, an older half-brother and their father were all found safe in Utah.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dearica Hamby scored 25 points and Chelsea Gray scored 19 with 12 rebounds and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 113-77 on Friday night.
A’ja Wilson scored 23 points, Riquna Williams 18, Liz Cambage 12 and Jackie Young 10 for Las Vegas.