LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- Nevada Highway Patrol says a bicyclist was hit and killed near the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa. The accident occurred just after 4 p.m. at Frias Avenue, which is near Las Vegas Boulevard and Cactus. The driver of the car is blaming a gust of wind for hitting the bicyclist. Nevada Highway Patrol
NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Las Vegas police are investigating how a woman was living with more than 100 cats in "uninhabitable" conditions. Officials say animal control personnel responded just before noon on Thursday to a complaint that a woman was keeping several feral cats in her home. Officers say they found the 47-year-old woman living in "horrible conditions"
LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- The MGM International public affairs director says that an undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the Bellagio casino cage cashier Friday night. The robbery happened around 9 p.m. and, according to the spokesperson, although there were no injuries, there may have been a gun used in the robbery. Bellagio is cooperating fully with
LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- Sanctions against Russia can be felt right here in Las Vegas. For business owners who deal in Russian goods, the situation in Ukraine has them wondering about their futures. All eyes are on Russia with suspicions it is supporting pro-Russian rebels. European countries, the United Nations and the United States are all imposing heavy
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lithium-ion batteries are not exotic, complicated or big. But if Tesla Motors locates a "gigafactory" here, the lipstick-sized batteries could change Reno's whole universe. An announcement isn't expected for months about which among five states would ultimately land the electric car-maker's battery factory, though Tesla is expected to start breaking ground on two or three spots
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported Friday that Nevada casinos brought in about $907 million in June. Las Vegas Strip casinos pulled in $532 million in June, up more than 22 percent from
(KARE) A Minnesota man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement. Duff Watson says he has priority boarding because of his "A-List" customer status, but a gate agent didn't allow his two children, ages 6 and 9, to board with him Sunday on a flight to
PHOENIX (NBC News) -- Critics are calling for a moratorium on executions after a condemned Arizona inmate gasped for breath for nearly two hours after a lethal injection Wednesday evening. It was the third prolonged or botched execution this year using a new cocktail of execution drugs. Witnesses say convicted double murderer Joseph Wood gasped for air 600 times or
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will face a vote of confidence in a special session of Parliament next week. Poroshenko made the announcement Friday after meeting with parliamentary leaders after Yatsensyuk said the day before that he was stepping down. Yatsenyuk said he was resigning after two parties left
TORONTO (AP) — Two U.S. F16 fighter jets have escorted a plane bound for Panama City back to Toronto's Pearson Airport. The airline says the plane turned around after a passenger threatened the aircraft. A Sunwing Airlines spokeswoman says the plane left Toronto at 7 a.m. and turned around over West Virginia when an "agitated passenger directly threatened the aircraft."
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is checking into a complaint that some Chevrolet Impala front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a California crash analysis firm petitioned the agency seeking an investigation. The petition alleges that the weight sensor in the passenger seat can malfunction and
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con. Fans were invited to the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego on Friday, where hologram versions of Katniss and Peta offered visitors a silent welcome before the minute-long teaser trailer was shown. The trailer opens with a hovership
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is issuing six more recalls covering a total of almost 718,000 vehicles in the U.S. The latest recalls bring the total for GM so far this year to 60, affecting a record 29.7 million cars and trucks. GM already has passed the 22 million vehicles recalled by all automakers last year. The biggest recall announced
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling. Tuesday's recall covers 2005-2007 Grand Cherokees and 2006-2007 Commanders. Chrysler says it's not sure exactly how many will be recalled. The company says an outside force such as a driver's knee can knock switches out of the "run" position,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night. The Dodgers matched a club record with five triples, including three during a five-run fifth inning that chased
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been convicted of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his hometown in Alabama. A city court judge in Decatur convicted McClain on the misdemeanor counts during a non-jury trial Friday. McClain appealed immediately to state court. The 25-year-old was accused of yelling an obscenity at police trying to arrest him