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Ken Ritter

The Associated Press

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Ken:

Man held in deadly Las Vegas lounge shooting takes plea deal

Eleven attempted murder charges were dropped and a 44-year-old ex-convict pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single felony charge in a deadly shootout at ... → Read More

Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese-born gunman motivated by hatred against Taiwan chained shut the doors of a California church and hid firebombs before shooting at a gathering of mostly e… → Read More

Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a gunman in a deadly attack at a California church was a Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese people. California officials spoke → Read More

Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to California church shooting

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A gunman in a deadlyshooting at a Southern California church was a Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese people, authorities said. The shooter killed Dr. John Cheng, 52, and wounded five others during a lunch held by Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church, which worships at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, authorities said at a Monday news… → Read More

Judge: State can get medical files in ex-Raider Ruggs’ case

A Nevada judge has ruled that prosecutors can obtain medical records about injuries that former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs’ girlfriend received in a high-speed crash that ... → Read More

Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip. "There's no telling what we'll find in Lake Mead," former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said Monday. "It's not a bad place to dump a body. " → Read More

Watery graves recall early Las Vegas’ organized crime days

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stories about long-departed Las Vegas organized crime figures are surfacing after a second set of unidentified human remains were revealed as the water level falls on drought-stricken Lake Mead. The reservoir on the Colorado River is about a 30-minute drive from the mob-founded Las Vegas Strip. → Read More

Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of Lake Mead → Read More

Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip. → Read More

Bodies surfacing in Lake Mead recall mob's time in Las Vegas

Lake Mead is receding and Sin City is awash with mob lore after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of the drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a short drive from the Las Vegas Strip → Read More

Bodies surfacing in Lake Mead recall mob's time in Las Vegas

Lake Mead is receding and Sin City is awash with mob lore after a 2nd set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of the drought-stricken reservoir. → Read More

Lombardo derides Nevada public health option at Henderson forum

The consensus Republican front-runner for Nevada governor drew attention and applause from a GOP luncheon audience Tuesday when he used an expletive to deride Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak’s decision to enact a state-managed ... → Read More

Copperfield trick participant loses appeal in damages case

The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld a jury’s findings that illusionist David Copperfield and the MGM Grand hotel-casino were not financially responsible for a British tourist’s ... → Read More

Competency issue raised in Las Vegas teen-teacher attack case

A defense attorney raised doubt today about the competency of a 16-year-old student to face sex assault and attempted murder charges in a violent after-school attack that left a Las Vegas high school teacher injured and ... → Read More

Death penalty possible for Vegas man accused of killing boy, hiding body in freezer

A judge on Friday postponed Brandon Lee Toseland’s arraignment on 10 charges including murder, kidnapping and child abuse in the death of the boy and domestic battery against the child’s mother. → Read More

Death penalty possible in Vegas boy’s body-in-freezer case

A prosecutor says the death penalty will be considered in the case of a Las Vegas man accused of kidnapping and killing a 4-year-old boy and hiding the body in a freezer while keeping the boy’s mother captive → Read More

Death penalty possible in Las Vegas boy’s body-in-freezer case

The death penalty will be considered in the case of a Las Vegas man accused of kidnapping and killing a 4-year-old boy and hiding the body in a freezer while keeping the boy’s mother captive, a prosecutor told ... → Read More

Father, son arrested in Japan get US prison for Las Vegas-based Ponzi scheme

Prosecutors compare the case involving Las Vegas-based MRI International Inc. with the biggest-ever U.S. fraud cases. → Read More

Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker not legally hitched in Las Vegas

After a day of did they or didn't they speculation, Kourtney Kardashian confirmed Wednesday on Instagram that her Las Vegas wedding was just for fun and she's not legally hitched to Travis Barker. “Once upon a time in ... → Read More

Father, son arrested in Japan get US prison for Ponzi scheme

Two former investment executives arrested in Japan were sentenced Tuesday to five years in a U.S. prison for their roles in what federal authorities called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme with 10,000 victims in the U.S. and abroad. → Read More