Ken Ritter, The Associated Press

Ken Ritter

The Associated Press

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • The Denver Post
  • CBS 8 San Diego
  • Pioneer Press
  • Boston 25 News
  • WFAA TV
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Recent articles by Ken:

Nevada wants feds to declare mothballed nuke dump plan dead

After a decade in limbo, Nevada is pressing U.S. nuclear regulators to finally kill a mothballed proposal to entomb the nation’s most radioactive waste in the desert north of Las Vegas → Read More

Nevada requests shelving federal plan for nuke dump north of Las Vegas

After a decade in limbo, Nevada is pressing U.S. nuclear regulators to finally kill a mothballed proposal to entomb the nation’s most radioactive waste beneath a windswept volcanic ridge north of Las Vegas. “The time has come to put this long-dormant and unproven federal project out of its misery,” the ... → Read More

Official jailed in Las Vegas journalist killing due in court

A local elected official is due in court on a murder charge in the stabbing death of a Las Vegas investigative journalist who wrote articles critical of him and his managerial conduct → Read More

Official jailed in Vegas reporter killing had 2020 arrest

An elected official accused of killing a Las Vegas investigative journalist faced court sanctions two years ago for resisting arrest in a domestic violence case. → Read More

Elected official facing murder charge in journalist slaying

An elected official is due to be formally charged Tuesday with “premeditated” murder in the stabbing death of a Las Vegas investigative reporter who authorities said clawed and fought for his life when he was attacked outside his home. → Read More

Slain Las Vegas reporter spent career chasing corruption

Investigative reporter Jeff German took on the powerful in four decades of writing about the Las Vegas underworld and government corruption → Read More

Slain Las Vegas reporter spent career chasing corruption

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In four decades of writing about the Las Vegas underworld and... → Read More

Slain Las Vegas reporter spent career chasing corruption

In four decades of writing about the Las Vegas underworld and government corruption, investigative reporter Jeff German took on plenty of powerful and dangerous people. The hard-bitten newsman was once punched by an organized crime associate and received veiled threats from mobsters. → Read More

Police: Official's DNA found at slain reporter's crime scene

The DNA of a now-arrested public official was found at the site of a Las Vegas investigative reporter's fatal stabbing and the man was “very upset” about upcoming stories the reporter was pursuing, police said Thursday. → Read More

Police: Official's DNA found at slain reporter's crime scene

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The DNA of a now-arrested public official was found at the site of a... → Read More

Police arrest Vegas-area elected official who once lived in El Paso in reporter death

A Las Vegas-area elected public official was arrested Wednesday as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of a veteran newspaper reporter whose investigations of the → Read More

Police arrest Vegas-area elected official in reporter death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-area elected public official was arrested Wednesday as the... → Read More

Police arrest Vegas-area elected official in reporter death

A Las Vegas-area elected public official was arrested Wednesday and identified by police as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of a veteran newspaper reporter whose investigations of the official’s work preceded his primary loss in June. → Read More

Las Vegas judge almost mistakenly unseals Ronaldo rape case documents

A Las Vegas police report compiled a decade after a woman first made a 2009 rape complaint against international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo almost became public Tuesday by mistake, before a Nevada judge backtracked and kept it sealed. → Read More

Man's mental health questioned in Las Vegas airport panic case

A defense attorney raised questions Wednesday about the mental health of his client, a California man accused of causing panic early Sunday during his second arrest in two days at ... → Read More

Police: Man breached security at Las Vegas airport causing panic, flight delays

Stefan Mathias Hutchison, 33, of Oakland, told arresting officers he wanted to go home immediately, not wait for a flight on Monday. → Read More

Police detail Las Vegas airport chaos, California man's arrest

Two airline ticket agents were hurt when a 33-year-old California man breached security at a busy Las Vegas airport on Sunday, sparking panic among commercial travelers, flight delays and cancellations ... → Read More

Marshawn Lynch arrest: Video shows Vegas police approaching, arresting ex-Seahawks player

Former Seattle Seahawks player Marshawn Lynch was asleep and smelled of alcohol when Las Vegas police found him in his damaged sports car and arrested him. → Read More

Vegas police ID man held in fatal Mirage hotel room shooting

A 54-year-old man was identified Friday as the suspect arrested in the killing of one person and wounding of two others during a family argument in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room. → Read More

Man held in killing at Vegas Strip resort has prison history

Records show a 54-year-old man jailed in the killing of one person and wounding of two others during a family argument in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room has felony convictions dating to 1987 and served several years in Nevada state prisons → Read More