The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday in favor of a nonbinding stadium subsidy deal with the private developer team of The Cordish Cos. and Findlay Sports & Entertainment, with the goal of eliminating public dollars being used for building the soccer stadium.
A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island.
The married stars of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” are due for a dose of unscripted reality. Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark.
Mumia Abu-Jamal, a man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981, has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater.
Nevada tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city as the birthplace of what became modern blue jeans.
The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday.
DirecTV extended its exclusive contract to sell the Sunday Ticket package of National Football League games, and sources said the company will pay $1.5 billion a year to keep the popular offering that has helped attract subscribers.
An ethics complaint has been filed against Secretary of State Ross Miller on allegations that he used an online election portal to unfairly gain support for his candidacy for attorney general.
The popularity and accessibility of fantasy sports and the instant gratification delivered by new products like weekly National Football League fantasy leagues is propelling sports wagering to new heights, panelists addressing a session at the Global Gaming Expo said Wednesday.
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
One of the perks of living in Las Vegas is that even though it’s tucked away in the desert, a short drive leads to sandy California beaches.
Yom Kippur means that high school football moves mostly to Thursday night this week. Here’s a look at some of the most interesting matchups.
In the small, modest Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens, neighbors of Mayor Daniel Crespo struggled Wednesday to come to terms with how the friendly, outgoing political leader could have been shot to death by his wife of 28 years.
Not surprisingly, the slot machine manufacturing industry believes it is still relevant in a casino world in which revenue from nongaming elements has increased its overall influence.
FBI agents have arrested former Las Vegas chiropractor Robert L. Buckhannon in a $34 million scheme to defraud hedge fund investors.
Ammar Harris, a self-proclaimed pimp charged in a fatally shooting that left three people dead on the Las Vegas Strip, has agreed to plead guilty in a scheme to smuggle cell phones into High Desert State Prison.
A man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman inside a Strip casino bathroom was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years to life in prison.
The Clark County sheriff hopeful who billed himself as a Las Vegas police “outsider” has decided to endorse the “insider” candidate for the top law enforcement job in Las Vegas.
For those of you in the middle of a “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” binge, your time was up at midnight.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with an armed robbery near Charleston and Valley View boulevards.
As a panel of Nevada policymakers on Wednesday adopted a new conservation plan designed to protect sage grouse habitat, the Western Governors Association has expressed concern that the multi-state effort is being treated as an afterthought by federal agencies.
The U.S. lost another Ryder Cup. Do you care? Didn’t think so.
Steve Wynn used his Tuesday afternoon keynote address at the Global Gaming Expo to clearly state his position on legalized Internet wagering.
A Florida jury found a white software engineer guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loud rap music.
Stephens Media LLC, the parent company of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, on Wednesday announced the sale of several newspapers in the Northwest and Hawaii to subsidiaries of the Black Press Group.
I write to dissent from the majority opinion of my colleagues on the Review-Journal’s editorial board, with respect to The Education Initiative, the 2 percent margin tax that will appear on your November ballot as Question 3.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
Computer security company McAfee says talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online.
CW fans, this month of Netflix is for you.
Virgin America, a popular domestic airline with an average 12 daily flights to and from Las Vegas, will introduce seasonal service from Boston to McCarran International Airport in January.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent seen punching a Mexican immigrant teenager on video could have his felony charge of aggravated assault reduced to a misdemeanor, according to the Santa Cruz County attorney prosecuting the case.
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