Stories tagged: las vegas
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
An unarmed man’s death after Las Vegas police grabbed him in a neck hold has put a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people back in the spotlight.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Authorities say an unarmed man has died after police officers used a stun gun and a neck grab to subdue him during an arrest on the Las Vegas Strip.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
It’s only the first week in May, but already Las Vegas and Phoenix have both reached record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
A jury in Las Vegas has found two men guilty of federal charges in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over Western U.S. land policy, lawyers were set Wednesday to make their closing arguments in the trial of six men accused of …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Football fans who look forward every year to what players their favorite team selects at the NFL draft can now bet on the outcome in Nevada. But some sports books …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman and running back Marshawn Lynch, who is contemplating a return to pro football, were among the 32 current and …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Las Vegas was founded in 1905, the National Football League was founded in 1920. After nearly a century of uncertain coexistence, they finally found each other last week, embracing at …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
When it comes to predicting the outcome of tonight’s game, there’s the Las Vegas line and then there’s the Zags line.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Invoking his father Al’s name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire “for no apparent reason” as passengers got off at a stop in the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
A man riding on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Friday to a felony assault charge that was filed after a female passenger complained that she had been groped during a flight from Las Vegas …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Officials say a Las Vegas cab company looking for a woman’s cellphone found, instead, surveillance video footage of their taxi driver sexually assaulting the customer while she was passed out.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Brad Keselowski will begin his bid for a third victory in the past four NASCAR Cup races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from the pole after topping qualifying Friday night. …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
The signature event remains in Florida and most race teams call North Carolina home, but the nation’s gambling mecca is about to become NASCAR’s busiest market. This week’s announcement that …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
The execution on the court was on point and so was the post-game celebration. The buzzer sounded on Gonzaga’s 74-56 win over Saint Mary’s in the WCC tournament title game …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway will have 2 full NASCAR weekends in 2018 after tourism officials approved a deal to sponsor a second race. The race will come from New Hampshire …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
Fifth-year seniors Przemek Karnowski and walk-on Rem Bakamus have been part of Gonzaga’s five consecutive West Coast Conference tournament championship teams after the Zags’ 74-56 win over Saint Mary’s on …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Nigel Williams-Goss, Przemek Karnowski and Johnathan Williams were named to the West Coast Conference All-Tournament team following the Zags’ 74-56 win over Saint Mary’s on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Dear Mr. Committee Man: Seed this.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Gonzaga finally got its big celebration under the lights when it claimed the West Coast Conference tournament championship,
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 74-56 win over Saint Mary’s on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Orleans Arena …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
The wins came one after another. Eighty- and 90-point nights were routine on the offensive end. Opponents rarely cracked the 60-point barrier.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
As Gonzaga completed its seemingly inevitable march to the NCAA Tournament for a 19th consecutive year, there became one unanswerable question.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
No. 4 Gonzaga and No. 19 Saint Mary’s demonstrated why they are the best two teams in the WCC with dominating stretches. The Zags ruled the first half, the Gaels …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
The similarities between two killings of homeless men in Las Vegas prompted police to set a trap: A mannequin, wrapped in blankets like a sleeping homeless man with his head …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 82-50 win over Pacific on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Orleans Arena in …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 12:02 a.m.
The first 20 minutes of Gonzaga’s 82-50 win over Pacific on Saturday night wasn’t a crowd-pleaser.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Did a little research into how the Gonzaga Bulldogs bounced back this season after dropping a tough one and … couldn’t find a thing.