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Ken Ritter

The Associated Press

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Ken:

Vaccine boosters coming soon to Las Vegas, health officials say

Top Nevada health administrators say they expect COVID-19 booster shots will become widely available by the end of next week for residents who received Pfizer vaccines ... → Read More

2 feuding Vegas-area GOP factions hold leadership meetings

Feuding factions of the Las Vegas-area Republican Party have emerged from separate meetings with slates of officers, but the head of the Nevada GOP said Wednesday that only one set will be ... → Read More

Idaho man jailed for role in Nevada ranch standoff suing U.S.

An Idaho man who served more than four years in federal custody for his part in an armed 2014 standoff against federal agents near states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy’s ... → Read More

Advocates, 2 women sue in bid to close Nevada legal brothels

A national advocacy group and a Nevada lawyer have filed a sweeping federal lawsuit aimed at convincing a judge the nation’s only legal brothels are dens of illegal sex trafficking and unconstitutional slavery. → Read More

Should lawmakers have public jobs? Nevada Supreme Court takes up case

Should a person who makes the law also enforce the law? Justices made no immediate decision after more than an hour of oral arguments in a case focusing on the prosecutorial work of a deputy Clark County district attorney ... → Read More

North Las Vegas man gets prison time in abduction, rape case

A Nevada man who pleaded guilty in state and federal courts to crimes stemming from the abduction and rape of two teenage girls was sentenced Tuesday to about 15 more years in federal prison and lifetime supervision as a top-tier sex offender. “I just wish I had more help before this, that’s all,” Jimmy Carter Kim said as he pleaded for leniency from U. S. District Judge Richard Boulware in Las… → Read More

Nevada man sentenced in teen girls abduction and rape case

A Nevada man who pleaded guilty in state and federal courts to crimes stemming from the abduction and rape of two teenage girls was sentenced Tuesday to about 15 more years .... → Read More

Las Vegas massacre memorial panel focusing on victim stories

More than 65% of the 6,066 responses to a previous questionnaire during a two-week period in March called it extremely or very important to have the memorial at the open-air Las Vegas Strip ... → Read More

Robotic vehicle firm plans to put facility at Vegas Speedway

A robotics company that produces driverless vehicles for over-the-road grocery, pizza and prescription deliveries said Thursday it intends to spend $40 million to put a manufacturing facility ... → Read More

Nevada rejects $26B multistate opioid pact, to seek own deal

Nevada has joined a small number of states rejecting a $26 billion multistate settlement reached last month with an opioid drug maker and distributors, and will seek separate compensation for ... → Read More

Las Vegas Strip jurisdiction joins travel firms' taxes fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The county with jurisdiction over the Las Vegas Strip has joined a legal fight to try to collect what attorneys maintain could be be hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid hotel room taxes owed by more than 20 online travel companies. → Read More

Clark County joins travel firms' taxes fight

The county with jurisdiction over the Las Vegas Strip has joined a legal fight to try to collect what attorneys maintain could be be hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid hotel room taxes owed by more than 20 online travel companies. A lawsuit by Clark County echoes claims raised last year by ... → Read More

US judge in Nevada: Felony deportation law unconstitutional

In a court ruling with potentially broad implications for U.S. immigration cases, a federal judge in Nevada found that a criminal law that dates to 1929 and makes it a felony for a person who has been deported to return to the United States is unconstitutional. → Read More

US judge in Nevada: Felony deportation law unconstitutional

In a court ruling with potentially broad implications for U.S. immigration cases, a federal judge in Nevada found that a criminal law that dates to 1929 and makes it a felony for a person who has been deported to return to the United States is unconstitutional. → Read More

Felony deportation law is unconstitutional, federal judge rules

In a court ruling with potentially broad implications for U.S. immigration cases, a federal judge in Nevada found that a criminal law that dates to 1929 and makes it a felony for a person who has been deported to return to the United States is unconstitutional. → Read More

Federal judge in Nevada: Felony deportation law unconstitutional

In a court ruling with potentially broad implications for U.S. immigration cases, a federal judge in Nevada found that a criminal law that dates to 1929 and makes it a felony for a person who ... → Read More

Gadget show joins Raiders in Las Vegas vaccine verification plan

Vaccine verification at major venues emerged Tuesday as a coronavirus fighting front in Nevada, with Las Vegas’ biggest trade conference following the ... → Read More

Nevada governor: No masks at events that require vaccines

Large events like concerts and football games in one of the nation's entertainment capitals will be able to exempt themselves from mask rules if they require guests to show proof of vaccination → Read More

Las Vegas hotel's COVID crowd limit challenge tossed by judge

The owner of a Las Vegas hotel that was fined a year ago for defying state coronavirus pandemic restrictions and hosting a beauty pageant and a faith-based Donald Trump campaign rally has lost a court challenge of the governor’s directives that limited meeting sizes. → Read More

Federal lawsuit filed against Las Vegas school mask mandate

A coronavirus pandemic mask mandate in Nevada has drawn a federal lawsuit from attorneys seeking class-action status for claims that the constitutional rights of thousands of parents and children at Las Vegas-area schools are being violated → Read More