An FBI agent was likely struck by shrapnel, but wasn’t shot, while arresting a California murder suspect in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
MOORE, Okla. — The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary official estimate announced Wednesday. State authorities meanwhile said two infants were among the 24 people who perished in the twister.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case early Wednesday after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife, officials said.
WASHINGTON -- Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes ticked up last month to the highest level in three and a half years, helped by a jump in the number of houses for sale.
Late last month, more than two dozen people armed with hammers and buckets of paint descended on Roosevelt Fields’ longtime home.
WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency’s targeting of conservative groups told Congress on Wednesday that she had done nothing wrong in the episode, and then invoked her constitutional right to refuse to answer lawmakers’ questions.
CEO pay has been going in one direction for the past three years: up.
As Oklahomans struggle to recover from a massive tornado that wrought devastation Monday afternoon, Southern Nevadans are stepping up with recovery aid and assistance.
Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis conceded in an emotional floor speech Tuesday that Democrats will not be able to raise taxes this session to provide the $300 million in education improvement they sought.
CHICAGO -- Star linebacker Brian Urlacher says he’s retiring after spending 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Sergio Garcia apologized to Tiger Woods on Wednesday for saying he would have “fried chicken” at dinner with his rival, a comment that Woods described as hurtful and inappropriate.
Universal Entertainment Corp., the Tokyo-based company controlled by gaming magnate Kazuo Okada, called a $25 million payment at the center of an FBI investigation into possible bribery in the Philippines “unnecessary.”
PHOENIX — It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet.
In a rare vote that killed a bill, the Senate late Monday evening on a 10-11 vote rejected an Assembly-approved bill that would have limited the designs charitable groups can place on special license plates.
We don’t have to wait for Memorial Day to start grilling in Southern Nevada, where it’s grilling season all year — or at least 10 months out of the year, if December and January are a bit too chilly for most of us. But there’s something about this weekend as the traditional start of summer that will prompt backyard chefs across the valley to fire up their grills in celebration.
A bill allowing judges to impose extra sentences on people who commit crimes because the victim is a transgender person was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
To hear Health Plan of Nevada’s advocates tell it, Dr. Dipak Desai was a master of deception.
An FBI agent was shot while trying to arrest a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide in the 1700 block of Karen Avenue late Tuesday.
Companies ranging from one in Storey County well-known for paint operations to one in Clark County associated with high-tech data storage recently received tax abatements from the Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Anthony Del Valle, the Review-Journal’s theater critic since September 2003, died early Tuesday at Odyssey Hospice in Las Vegas following a three-month illness. He was 60.
A rare, red-ruffed lemur recently gave birth to healthy triplets at the Roos-N-More zoo in the small Clark County town about 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
Las Vegas police were investigating a woman’s death Tuesday morning. Her body was found about 11 a.m. on the 8000 block of Green Pasture Avenue, near Lone Mountain and Cimarron roads in the northwest valley.
It was shortly after word came in July 2009 that Mike Hamrick was departing his post as UNLV athletic director — which means about the time I threw a block party celebrating the news — that I wrote it would be wise for the Rebels to hire a local as his replacement.
A teenager was hospitalized Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle that jumped the curb then left the scene, Las Vegas police said.
A viewing has been set for Thursday afternoon for Marcos Vicente Arenas, the 15-year-old killed while hanging onto his iPad during an attempted robbery last week. On the same day, the two men charged in his death will appear in Las Vegas Justice Court to argue their bail and set a preliminary hearing on murder charges.
NEW YORK -- Nick Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers have beaten the NBA lottery odds again.
WASHINGTON -- Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
Inside South Hall, all the big names are present: Chase, McDonald’s, Cinnabon, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Bass Pro Shops and Ace Hardware. Real estate agents, developers, shopping center marketing staff and potential franchisees are walking the floor and making their appointments.
A judge on Tuesday ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a 25-year-old Northern Nevada man accused of killing two couples in two homes in the rural town of Fernley and a newspaper deliveryman off an Interstate 80 exit in Sparks during the Mother’s Day weekend.
The principal’s voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and wait for their parents to pick them up.
Nearly 20,000 Nevada homeowners have received an average of about $97,000 as part of the $25 billion national settlement over questionable foreclosure and lending practices by some of the nation’s largest financial institutions.