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Knights to play Sharks in Western Conference Semis

The Vegas Golden Knights found out their next opponent in their improbable run toward the Stanley Cup. The Knights will play the San Jose Sharks in the NHL's Western Conference semi-finals. The Sharks finished off a 4-game sweep of the Anaheim Ducks with a 2-1 win on Wednesday night. Vegas is coming off a 4-game…

State Dems to call for expanded gun background check

Democrats urging more action to prevent gun violence will hold a press conference Thursday at UNLV to call for expanded background checks and a ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms. Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee, the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, will speak at the event.…

Two rescued after car crashes into Valley lake

Las Vegas fire officials say two people were rescued after crashing their car into a lake in Desert Shores. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said in a statement that firefighters found a man and a woman at one of the Desert Shores community lakes on standing on the roof of the car, which was completely…

Nevada makes progress on rape kits, but backlog remains

Thousands of sexual assault kits have been tested in Nevada, but thousands remain in a backlog that is taking years to reduce. The Las Vegas Sun reported Tuesday that the Attorney General’s Office says more than 3,400 kits have been tested out of 6,473 from 1985 to 2014 in Southern Nevada. Kim Murga, director of…

Go Knights Go!

AM 720 KDWN is excited for our local hockey team, The Vegas Golden Knights, as they continue into the Stanley Cup playoffs!