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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after U.S. regulators started assessing damage at an abandoned Nevada copper mine, The AP has learned the EPA wants to add the contaminated site to its Superfund National Priority List. The EPA sent a letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval this week saying it intends to place the mine 65 miles southeast of Reno on the list of the nation's most polluted sites.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say the woman accused of intentionally crashing into pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip still uses the name on the suspended Oregon driver's license obtained by police following her arrest. Records in Oregon show Lakeisha Holloway changed her name in October to Paris Paradise Morton. Her attorney says Holloway hasn't used the new name when he has spoken with her. Holloway is being held without bail.
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former Army pharmacy specialist who pleaded guilty to stealing drugs from a military hospital has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Lamelle Marquez Malone of Las Vegas was also ordered to pay more than $2 million in restitution at sentencing yesterday in federal court in Maryland. Malone stole Somatropin, a form of human growth hormone, from the former Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nic Moore scored 16 points to lead No. 18 SMU past Colorado 70-66 last night in the Las Vegas Classic championship game. The Mustangs remain one of five unbeaten Division I teams. Moore, the tournament's MVP, was 7 of 18 from the field. Josh Fortune led Colorado with 15 points, including a desperation 3-pointer with 20 seconds left that made it 68-66.