US asks federal judge to toss out Nevada plutonium lawsuit

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada’s request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas, arguing that officials have already...

Biden holding Democratic campaign town hall at Vegas school

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden brought an alarmist warning to a diverse crowd of Democrats in early-caucus Nevada during a town hall at an elementary school in a historically minorit...

Man charged in Vegas massacre ammunition case changing plea

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man plans to change his not guilty plea in a federal case alleging he illegally manufactured bullets sold to the gunman who carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre, records and att...

OJ Simpson sues Las Vegas casino, contends he was defamed

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news site he had been drunk, disrup...

US court grants Ronaldo's bid to block accuser in rape case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers won a courtroom bid to block a Nevada woman who accuses the soccer star of raping her in 2009 from digging into the validity of their 2010 confidentiality ...

Las Vegas weighs law to make sleeping on the streets illegal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Facing protests about a "war on the poor," Las Vegas officials were considering a law Wednesday that would make it illegal to sleep on the streets when beds are available at establish...

Ronaldo asks US court to dismiss rape case or OK mediation

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers are asking a U.S. judge to dismiss a Nevada woman's lawsuit alleging the soccer star raped her in Las Vegas in 2009 or to order closed-door settlement talk...

Hip-hopper Mally Mall guilty in Vegas prostitution biz case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The hip-hop music producer Mally Mall has pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to operating a prostitution enterprise disguised as an escort business. The 44-year-old whose l...

Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot marketplace

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state's lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed...

Billionaire, friend get no-jail plea deal in Vegas drug case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California technology billionaire and his friend have paid $1 million to avoid prison time while acknowledging evidence against them without admitting guilt in a Las Vegas hotel roo...

1 event near Area 51 pulls plug; second festival continues

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The promoter of an event set up for Earthlings to party around the "Storm Area 51" internet craze in the remote Nevada desert has pulled the plug due to low attendance, while the hos...

Revelers reach gates of Area 51 then peacefully rejoin party

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of curious Earthlings from around the world traveled to the secret Area 51 military base in the Nevada desert after seeing an internet hoax dubbed "Storm Area 51." ...

Nevada desert towns prep for possible 'Storm Area 51' influx

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for "Storm Area 51" are from Earth, not outer space. No one knows what to expect, but the two tiny towns of Rachel an...

Billionaire, friend taking plea deal in Las Vegas drug case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — California billionaire and crime victim rights advocate Henry T. Nicholas III and a friend are taking a plea deal sparing them prison time in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room drug case. ...

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

LAS VEGAS (AP) —        Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department to look again at seism...