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December 21, 2014

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  • Oregon man pays $1,000 to settle '09 Nevada ticket

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Oregon man admits he was driving too fast on a rural highway in Nevada five years ago, but he says the state's wheels of justice turn too slow, and his wallet is a grand lighter ...

  • NV justice slow for fast driver; pays $1,000 for $57 ticket

    1 hour, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Oregon man admits he was driving too fast on a rural highway in Nevada five years ago, but he says the state's wheels of justice turn too slow, and his wallet is a grand lighter ...

  • Souza hits 4 treys, leads UC Irvine past Bradley 55-47

    1 hour, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Travis Souza hit four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points to lead UC Irvine in a strong second half to get past Bradley 55-47 in the opening round of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on ...

  • Toned-down ads with Heidi Klum OK'd for Las Vegas airport

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Images of Heidi Klum will appear in an electronics company's ads inside McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after all. Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews says the company that manages indoor advertising at the airport rejected an ...

  • Green Bay beats UALR in Holiday Hoops opener, 66-46

    3 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jordan Fouse scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Alfonzo McKinnie added 16 point with 10 boards to help Green Bay roll to a 66-46 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in the opening round of the ...

  • Congressional session ends. What did Nevada gain?

    7 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — By the skin of their teeth, congressional lawmakers passed a $1 trillion budget through next summer, approved all military spending and passed a series of tax breaks. Amid sometimes high-stakes drama, Congress got it all done ...

  • Oklahoma's rally comes up short in 69-67 loss to Washington

    18 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lon Kruger's return to Las Vegas was a disappointing one. No. 15 Oklahoma got off to a slow start and lost 69-67 to No. 16 Washington on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase. Kruger coached ...

  • No. 21 Mississippi State trounces Illinois-Chicago 73-36

    20 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday. Victoria Vivians had 12 points overall and Dominique Dillingham had all 10 of her ...

  • Colorado State struggles in Las Vegas Bowl loss

    23 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — As he walked off the field Saturday night, Colorado State interim coach Dave Baldwin paused in front his team's fans and applauded. It was his way of saying thanks. It might have been his last chance. ...

  • No. 16 Oregon St women coast past Nevada 73-50

    23 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gabriella Hanson scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists to lead No. 16 Oregon State to a 73-50 win Saturday night over Nevada in the closing round of the New Orleans Shootout. ...

  • Chain-reaction accident involving 5 motorcycles kills 1

    23 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A chain-reaction crash involving five motorcycles in Clark County has killed a Las Vegas teenager and seriously injured another. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson says a group of five motorcyclists was northbound on State Route ...

  • NV Energy turns over documents on smart meters to state

    1 day ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — NV Energy has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents to state regulators as part of an inquiry into whether smart meters it installed on over 1 million Nevada homes and businesses pose a fire ...

  • No. 23 Utah routs Colorado St in Las Vegas Bowl

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Wilson rushed for a season-high 91 ...

  • Nevada falls to Louisiana-Lafayette 16-3 in bowl

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Nevada Wolf Pack will have to wonder how the New Orleans Bowl might have been different if not for some untimely mistakes deep in Louisiana-Lafayette territory. Nevada failed to reach the end zone for the ...

  • Lawmaker: Ban Bishop Gorman from football playoffs

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A state assemblyman wants to do what no Nevada high school team has been able to do for six years — knock longtime Las Vegas high school football power Bishop Gorman out of the playoffs. Las ...

  • 3 students arrested in vandalism at Reno elementary school

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three students have been arrested on suspicion of vandalizing a Reno elementary school over the Thanksgiving weekend. They're accused of painting profanities on walls and windows at Jessie Beck Elementary, causing extensive damage to the school's ...

  • Nevada man arrested in Utah in infant son's death

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) ELY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man has been arrested in Utah in the death of his 3-month-old son. Michael Curtis of McGill is being held at Utah's Salt Lake County Jail without bail awaiting extradition hearings to return him ...

  • Lawmaker: Ban Bishop Gorman from Nevada prep football title

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A state assemblyman wants to do what no Nevada high school team has been able to do for six years — knock longtime Las Vegas high school football power Bishop Gorman out of the playoffs. Las ...

  • Vegas limo firm owner takes racketeering plea deal

    2 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas limousine company owner has pleaded guilty to a federal racketeering charge in a case that prosecutors say involved a multimillion-dollar prostitution, drug trafficking and fraud scheme. CLS Transportation chief Charles Horky pleaded guilty ...

  • Nevada calls New Orleans Bowl vs. ULL a road game

    2 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Since Mark Hudspeth took over as coach at Louisiana-Lafayette in 2011, the Ragin' Cajuns have finished each season the same way. Back in the Big Easy again, the Cajuns (8-4) will try to extend their run ...

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