• Mets send reliever Robles to minors, recall Smoker

    NEW YORK (AP) — Searching for answers in a wobbly bullpen, the New York Mets optioned struggling right-hander Hansel Robles to Triple-A Las Vegas on Tuesday and recalled lefty Josh Smoker from their top farm club.

  • Las Vegas Optic names Iowa editor as its new leader

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — The Las Vegas Optic has named the editor of an Iowa newspaper as its next newsroom leader.

  • Family lawyer alleges Vegas officer misconduct in fatal case

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed man who died after a struggle with a police officer outside a Las Vegas casino want the officer fired and brought up on criminal charges for repeatedly using a stun gun and then placing the man in an unauthorized chokehold, an attorney for the family said Thursday.