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 ...

Nevada regulators suspend Khabib, McGregor 10 days for brawl

Sports 10/11/18, 15:18

Nevada fight regulators are suspending UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor for a brawl inside and outside the octagon after their match last weekend in Las Vegas.Nevada Athletic Commission executive Bob Bennett says letters were sent Wednesday informing both fighters they'll be suspended for 10 days, effective Oct. 15.The ...

Suspect in N. California homicide arrested in Sparks, NV

California 10/08/18, 14:36

Police have arrested a 27-year-old suspect in a Northern California homicide after he allegedly fired multiple gunshots through the windows of a northern Nevada convenience store.Anthony Bradley was being held in the Washoe County Jail in Reno Monday on $100,000 bail on a fugitive warrant. He also was booked on ...

Ronaldo to start for Juventus amid rape allegation

Soccer 10/06/18, 11:37

Cristiano Ronaldo is back in Juventus' starting lineup, a week after a Nevada woman filed a civil lawsuit accusing him of rape nine years ago.Ronaldo was included in the starting 11 for a Serie A match at Udinese on Saturday.The Italian league game starts at 6 p.m. local time (1600 ...

Sponsor downplays Ronaldo on website; Juventus shares drop

Soccer 10/05/18, 16:45

Cristiano Ronaldo's image is vanishing from the website of a key sponsor. The stock price for his Juventus team dropped 10 percent on Friday.A week after a Nevada woman filed a civil lawsuit accusing Ronaldo of rape in 2009, attempts by the five-time world player of the year and his ...

Update: Nevada lawyers to talk about Ronaldo case

Soccer 10/03/18, 15:01

The Latest on a Nevada woman's allegation that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 (all times local):11:45 a.m.Lawyers for a Nevada woman alleging that Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in Las Vegas in 2009 plan a news conference to talk about a civil lawsuit ...

Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape accusations on social media

Soccer 10/03/18, 10:37

Cristiano Ronaldo has denied "accusations being issued against" him and called rape an "abominable crime."The 33-year-old Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga. She has said the soccer great raped her in Las Vegas in 2009.Ronaldo posted a video on Instagram shortly after a civil lawsuit was filed ...

Vegas lawyer: Ronaldo rape accuser ’emotionally fragile’

Soccer 10/02/18, 17:04

A lawyer for a Nevada woman alleging that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in 2009 calls her client "emotionally fragile" and says she accepted a settlement back then because she never wanted her name made public.Attorney Larissa Drohobyczer (droh-HO'-bit-zer) said Tuesday that Kathryn Mayorga is currently out of the ...

9 trapped by Nevada wildfire escorted to safety

U.S. 10/01/18, 20:45

Eight hikers and a sheriff's deputy were escorted to safety from the top of a canyon at a popular Nevada recreation area as a wildfire spewed flames 100 feet (30 meters) into the air, authorities said Monday.Forest Service spokeswoman Erica Hupp said Monday no residential homes had been destroyed but ...

Soccer star Ronaldo sued, accused of rape by Nevada woman

Soccer 10/01/18, 20:16

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of "fixers" to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000.The suit says the ...

Update: Sunrise remembrance for Vegas shooting victims

U.S. 10/01/18, 09:24

The Latest on events marking the anniversary of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured more than 850 (all times local):6:10 a.m.Sunrise is brightening the horizon over Las Vegas, where survivors, victims' family members, first-responders and elected officials are gathering to mark ...

‘Tragedy of grand scale’: Events mark date of Vegas shooting

U.S. 10/01/18, 01:24

It's been a year since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, and a scheduled speaker at a sunrise ceremony in Las Vegas is calling it a tragedy of grand scale.Mynda Smith's sister was one of 58 people killed when a gunman in a high-rise hotel rained gunfire into ...

Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas

U.S. 09/20/18, 02:25

A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets.Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a museum celebrating all things cannabis.Nobody will be allowed to light up at Cannabition when it opens Thursday because of a Nevada ban ...

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