Update: Giuliani stumps for GOP’s Tarkanian in Las Vegas

New York 11/03/18, 19:44

The Latest on the final push on the campaign trail in Nevada ahead of Tuesday's general election (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the latest big name helping boost Nevada Republicans in the battleground western state. Giuliani planned an appearance late Saturday afternoon at the Las ...

Governor’s race could flip power or continue Nevada dynasty

U.S. 11/03/18, 12:09

A Republican from a political dynasty and a powerful Las Vegas-area politician hoping to become Nevada's first Democratic governor in two decades are in a tight race for the state's top office Tuesday.Like many races in the battleground state of 3 million people, the contest between Republican Adam Laxalt and ...

Nevada jury: $250K per mental patient dumped to other states

U.S. 11/01/18, 21:31

A Nevada jury put the state and a former mental hospital administrator on the hook Thursday for class-action damages that could range from about $9 million to more than $22 million for putting patients on buses in Las Vegas for one-way trips to cities around the country.An eight-woman jury deliberated ...

Trump, Oprah lead surrogate campaigners in 2018 midterms

Politics 11/01/18, 13:58

From President Donald Trump to Oprah Winfrey, voters in key battleground states are being bombarded with an influx of top political surrogates during the final days of the 2018 midterm campaign. Trump will rally his most loyal supporters in Columbia, Missouri, on Thursday night to boost the fortunes of Republican Senate ...

Bundy son suing US officials for Nevada standoff prosecution

U.S. 10/31/18, 14:33

A rancher's son campaigning as an independent for Nevada governor is suing current and former U.S. government officials, alleging malicious prosecution after a 2014 armed standoff with federal land agents.Ryan Bundy and his father, Cliven Bundy, said Wednesday in front of the U.S. courthouse in Las Vegas that prosecutors tried ...

Pot group predicts $1B in Nevada tax revenue over 7 years

U.S. 10/26/18, 17:31

A report for a marijuana trade group says pot production, processing and sales could reap more than $1 billion in tax revenue for Nevada over seven years.That's a key finding in an economic analysis released Friday by the Nevada Dispensary Association.FILE- In this July 1, 2017, file photo, people line ...

Fight regulators extend Nurmagomedov, McGregor suspensions

Sports 10/24/18, 14:05

Nevada fight regulators extended the suspensions of UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, but allowed some prize money to be released to Nurmagomedov following a brawl inside and outside the octagon after their match in Las Vegas.Nevada Athletic Commission Chairman Anthony Marnell III said Wednesday the suspensions will last ...

Expectations reach an all-time high at No. 7 Nevada

Sports 10/24/18, 13:45

Nevada put together one of the best seasons in program history last year despite a shorthanded roster.The Wolf Pack have nearly everyone back, including a preseason All-American, added key transfers and have a program-best No. 7 ranking in The Associated Press preseason poll.With all that comes something rarely seen in ...

Familiar 2016 figures deployed as midterms hit last 2 weeks

Texas 10/22/18, 22:17

President Donald Trump is battling Democrats for control of Congress. But you might think it's 2016 all over again.As the 2018 midterms shifted to the final two weeks of campaigning, Trump staged a large Monday night rally in Houston, Ted Cruz's hometown, to help the Texas senator and his 2016 ...

Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusation

Soccer 10/22/18, 22:09

Speaking publicly for the first time since being accused of rape, Cristiano Ronaldo defended himself against the allegation and said Monday he is confident the truth will come out in the case.The soccer superstar has been accused of rape in the United States. Kathryn Mayorga filed a civil lawsuit last ...

Nevada’s No. 7 ranking in preseason Top 25 poll is best ever

Basketball 10/22/18, 22:08

Nevada is ranked seventh in The Associated Press Top 25 preseason college basketball poll.It's the Wolf Pack's highest AP ranking in school history.It's due in large part to the fact the Martin twins, Caleb and Cody, and Jordan Caroline all decided to forgo a shot at the NBA draft to ...

Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

Politics 10/20/18, 19:04

President Donald Trump says he hopes to select a U.N. ambassador to replace Nikki Haley very soon and is interviewing 5 candidates for the job.Trump said Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada: "We'll have somebody great ... we're going to pick somebody very quickly.Trump said he's interviewing three women ...

Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races

Politics 10/20/18, 14:28

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke of working class struggles and said President Donald Trump is shredding American values as the Democrat rallied union members in Las Vegas to support Jacky Rosen and other Nevada Democrats.Rosen, a freshman congresswoman from the Las Vegas-area, is challenging incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Dean ...

California’s growing shadow looms over Nevada’s midterms

U.S. 10/20/18, 11:34

The Republicans running in Nevada's hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California.In this Sept. 20, 2018, photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., walks on stage during a rally with President Donald Trump ...

Update: Trump, Biden scheduled to campaign in Nevada

Politics 10/20/18, 08:31

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):5:20 a.m.It's going to be a busy day of politicking in Nevada, where early voting for the Nov. 6 election is beginning Saturday.President Donald Trump is wrapping up a visit to Western states with a campaign rally later Saturday in rural Elko, ...

America’s most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

Entertainment 10/17/18, 01:35

America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended when Dennis Hof was found dead in one of his Nevada brothels.Hof, a Donald Trump-style Republican who won a GOP primary for a seat in the state Legislature ...

Ronaldo rape allegation moving on 2 legal tracks in Nevada

Soccer 10/16/18, 16:53

A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in Las Vegas.One involves the lawsuit, which will proceed to a jury trial in civil court only if a ...

Nevada pimp who starred in HBO series found dead

Entertainment 10/16/18, 11:14

Dennis Hof, a legal pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his business and who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, has died, Nevada authorities said Tuesday.An employee at Hof's Love Ranch brothel about an hour outside of Las Vegas summoned ...

Nevada bear biologist gets protective order against activist

U.S. 10/15/18, 10:17

A judge has issued a temporary protective order to keep a Lake Tahoe activist away from a state bear biologist who says the woman stalked her during a long-running dispute over the capture of nuisance bears.Court documents describe a tense encounter on a highway between animal rights activist Carolyn Stark ...

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