Nevada News Minute
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say several robbery suspects holed up in an apartment and refused to come out Saturday. Police urged other residents of the apartment complex in Spring Valley on the far west side of the metro area to stay inside and advised other people to stay away.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas man faces prison time after being sentenced for not paying more than $3 million in taxes and for fraudulently concealed assets. U.S. District Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey on Thursday sentenced 67-year-old Richard Neiswonger to 22 months in prison and also ordered him to pay $3.2 million in restitution to the IRS.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Nevada Museum of Art says it's ready to launch a $1.5 million diamond-shaped sculpture into space. The Reno Gazette Journal reports that the project will be deployed Monday. It will be stuffed in a package attached to a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will launch from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. The sculpture that self-inflates as a balloon will burst from the package. It will look like a sparkle to the naked eye at night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Ethics Committee has found that Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada made persistent and unwanted advances toward three women required to interact with him as part of their job. In a separate matter, the committee found Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., failed to take prompt and decisive action to deal with alleged sexual harassment allegations against a former chief of staff, Kenny West.
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