Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada

U.S. 01/15/19, 19:52

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's bodyguard in confrontations with U.S land management agents became the last of 19 defendants from 11 states to be sentenced on Tuesday in an armed standoff nearly five years ago.Brian "Booda" Cavalier, 47, of Mesa, Arizona, was told he won't serve any more time than the ...

California town launches ‘Goat Fund Me’ to prevent wildfires

California 01/12/19, 16:13

The threat of catastrophic wildfires has driven a California town to launch a "Goat Fund Me" campaign to bring herds of goats to city-owned land to help clear brush.Nevada City in the Sierra Nevada began the online crowdsourcing campaign last month with the goal of raising $30,000 for the project.The ...

In Nevada, Inslee tries to pull 2020 spotlight away from DC

New York 01/12/19, 11:58

The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners.Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is headed to the early caucus state ...

Government shutdown won’t delay Nevada plutonium hearing

U.S. 01/11/19, 17:05

A federal court hearing will go forward as scheduled in Nevada next week on the state's attempt to block the Energy Department's plans to ship plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada despite claims by U.S. lawyers that they need more time to prepare due to the partial government shutdown.U.S. District ...

Lawyer: Vegas police seek Ronaldo DNA in rape investigation

Soccer 01/10/19, 16:37

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer says U.S. investigators are seeking DNA from Cristiano Ronaldo in their investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that the international soccer star raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009.Attorney Peter S. Christiansen in Las Vegas provided no additional detail on Thursday. He did not ...

House of gunman in Las Vegas mass shooting sells for $425K

U.S. 01/08/19, 16:42

The house of the man responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been sold.Court records show District Judge Gloria Sturman approved the sale of Stephen Paddock's Nevada home for $425,000.The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the two-bedroom, 2,018-square-foot (187.5-square-meter) home, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of ...

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval joins MGM Resorts

Sports 01/08/19, 15:58

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is joining casino giant MGM Resorts International to help push the company's global expansion efforts, particularly in Japan, and work on state-level public policy related to sports betting.The casino operator named Sandoval president of global gambling development Tuesday, a day after he left office. The ...

California storm brings power outages, shuts down highway

California 01/07/19, 18:12

Utility crews worked Monday to restore power to thousands of people after a winter storm swept through Northern California, toppling utility poles and trees and prompting the temporary closure of a major highway. Strong winds and downed trees knocked out electricity for nearly 90,000 customers across the Sacramento region Sunday night. ...

Apparent suicide of Nevada death-row inmate spurs questions

U.S. 01/07/19, 16:48

The apparent suicide of a Nevada death-row inmate who had tried several times to kill himself after his execution was postponed is sparking second-guessing about his treatment and the death penalty itself.A prison spokeswoman said Monday that 48-year-old Scott Raymond Dozier (DOH'-sher) wasn't on suicide watch when he was found ...

Update: Crews work to restore power in California

California 01/07/19, 11:08

The Latest on California storms (all times local):8:00 a.m.Crews are working to restore power to thousands of people after a winter storm swept through Northern California. The storm also prompted the temporary closure of a major interstate highway after motorists were trapped in the Sierra Nevada by whiteout conditions.Strong winds ...

No. 6 Nevada unbeaten no more with loss at New Mexico

Basketball 01/06/19, 13:37

The number of unbeaten teams in college basketball is down to three.No. 6 Nevada dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten with an 85-58 loss at New Mexico, leaving No. 2 Michigan, No. 4 Virginia and No. 19 Houston as the only teams with unblemished records.The Wolf Pack staged a ...

Nevada inmate Raymond Dozier whose execution called off found dead in cell

U.S. 01/06/19, 03:17

A twice-convicted murderer who had repeatedly said he wanted to die by lethal injection was found dead in his death-row prison cell from an apparent hanging, officials said Saturday. Scott Raymond Dozier, 48, was found unresponsive in his solo death-row cell at the state's maximum-security prison in Ely, Department of Corrections ...

No. 6 Nevada struggles in 85-58 loss to New Mexico

Sports 01/05/19, 22:32

No. 6 Nevada was shut down by New Mexico and Anthony Mathis scored 27 points to help the Lobos hand the Wolf Pack their first loss of the season with an 85-58 victory on Saturday night.High-scoring Nevada (14-1, 1-1 Mountain West) shot just 33.3 percent (19 for 57) from the ...

Nevada inmate whose execution called off found dead in cell

U.S. 01/05/19, 22:10

A twice-convicted murderer who declared two years ago that he wanted to die, but whose execution was postponed twice, was found dead Saturday from an apparent hanging, Nevada state officials said.Scott Raymond Dozier, 48, was found unresponsive in his death-row cell at the state's maximum-security prison in Ely, Department of ...

Nevada judge shields Wynn documents in Massachusetts probe

U.S. 01/04/19, 16:06

A Nevada judge says documents about allegations of sexual misconduct against former casino mogul Steve Wynn will stay secret, at least temporarily, despite Massachusetts Gaming Commission efforts to make them public.Commission lawyers, its investigations chief and an attorney for Wynn's former company Wynn Resorts didn't immediately say Friday in Las ...

No. 6 Nevada romps past Utah State 72-49 to remain unbeaten

Basketball 01/03/19, 03:14

The last time Nevada won its first 14 games in a season, the Wolf Pack played in the Far Western Conference and Harry S. Truman was president.Jordan Caroline scored 15 points and No. 6 Nevada matched a school record set in 1951-52 by beating Utah State 72-49 on Wednesday night."I ...

Sports betting will be no home run for state budgets

Sports 01/02/19, 10:00

The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but states shouldn't expect to hit the jackpot with extra tax revenue.Just look to the handful of states that capitalized immediately after the court's ruling last spring and to ...

Police investigate as guard shoots suspect at Nevada casino

U.S. 01/01/19, 21:51

Police in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson say one person has been shot inside a casino-resort.Henderson Police told KLAS-TV and KSNV-TV that one person was shot by hotel security inside the Green Valley Ranch resort about 3:40 p.m. Tuesday.Police told the stations that there is no threat to anyone ...

Nevada beats Arkansas State 16-13 in OT at Arizona Bowl

Sports 12/29/18, 17:21

Reagan Roberson bulldozed through one tackler and dove into the end zone on an 11-yard catch-and-run in overtime, lifting Nevada over Arkansas State 16-13 in the Arizona Bowl on Saturday.Nevada (8-5) labored against Arkansas State's defensive front all game before coming to life late, going up 10-7 on Devonte Lee's ...

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