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Ken Ritter

The Associated Press

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Ken:

U.S. water chief praises Colorado River deal, sees challenges

States in the U.S. West that have agreed to begin taking less water next month from the drought-stricken Colorado River got praise and a push for more action Thursday from the ... → Read More

Group seeks to block enactment of Nevada 'red flag' gun law

A conservative advocacy group wants quick action from a Nevada judge to block a statewide red flag gun law allowing firearms to be taken from people deemed to be a ... → Read More

Lawyer: Arizona man wrongly accused in 1979 Nevada slaying

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona auto dealer jailed in Reno and named by Nevada’s attorney general as the suspect in several slayings of women in Nevada 40 years ago says DNA shows other people had... → Read More

Nevada court expands reporter shield law to include bloggers

A blogger’s legal fight against a brothel owner who sits on a local lawmaking board has led to a Nevada Supreme Court ruling extending journalism shield law protection to ... → Read More

Judge upholds arbitration in Las Vegas newspaper battle

A Nevada judge has upheld an arbitrator’s finding in a legal battle over one of the few remaining U → Read More

Man shot by police on Vegas airport tarmac didn’t work there

Las Vegas police shot an intruder who fought with officers before dawn Thursday on the tarmac outside a terminal at McCarran International Airport, including an officer who was knocked unconscious, authorities said. → Read More

Man shot by police in struggle on tarmac at Vegas airport

The wounded intruder and the injured officer were hospitalized after the incident about 4 a.m. in a restricted area outside the boarding gates of the main terminal serving domestic airlines, police Capt. Nichole Splinter said. → Read More

Man shot by police on Vegas airport tarmac didn’t work there

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police shot an intruder who fought with officers before dawn Thursday on the tarmac outside a terminal at McCarran International Airport, including an officer who was... → Read More

Arizona man guilty of making ammo sold to Las Vegas shooter

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man pleaded guilty Tuesday in a U. S. court in Nevada to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a hotel room where a gunman carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Douglas Haig takes questions from reporters at a news conference in Chandler, Ariz. → Read More

US asking federal judge to toss out Nevada plutonium lawsuit

The federal government is arguing that it has already promised no more weapons-grade plutonium will be sent to Nevada, and the state lacks standing to seek a court order to force the Energy Department to remove it → Read More

Biden warns about Trump during campaign event in Vegas

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

Guilty plea set for man in Las Vegas massacre illegal ammo case

An Arizona man plans to plead guilty in a federal court in Nevada to illegally manufacturing ammunition sold to the gunman who carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre in October 2017. A court notice ... → Read More

OJ Simpson sues Las Vegas casino, contends he was defamed

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, disruptive and unruly. → Read More

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 → Read More

OJ Simpson sues Las Vegas casino, contends he was defamed

O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino, alleging unnamed employees defamed him by telling celebrity news site TMZ he was ordered off the property in 2017 for being drunk, disruptive and unruly → Read More

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, disruptive and unruly. Simpson, on parole in Nevada for a 2008 conviction for armed robbery and assault with a weapon, filed the lawsuit Thursday against Nevada Property 1 LLC, corporate owner of the… → Read More

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

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 agreement and $375,000 hush-money payment. U. S. Magistrate Judge Daniel Albregts told Kathryn Mayorga's attorney on Thursday that it will be up to a higher-level judge to decide if Mayorga's effort to obtain more… → Read More

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 established shelters. The measure makes Las Vegas the latest city in the U.S. West - from San Francisco and Seattle to Honolulu and Salt Lake City - to consider new laws to deal with complaints about… → Read More

US judge dismisses case against legal brothels in Nevada

A federal judge in Nevada has dismissed a lawsuit that invoked sex trafficking laws in a bid to close the nation's only legal brothels. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du in Reno said in her Tuesday ruling that she empathized with three women who claim they were victims of sexual violence in Nevada → Read More

Ex-prison guard trainee takes deal in Nevada inmate's death

A former guard trainee who acknowledged firing fatal shotgun blasts that killed a handcuffed inmate in a Nevada prison hallway nearly five years ago has taken a plea deal ... → Read More