The state’s investigation into a Las Vegas elementary for its high jump in test scores has found that adults erased students’ incorrect answers and filled in the correct response.
Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it’s not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank is surprising, though: He was homesick for prison.
The family of a Las Vegas Justice Court marshal who killed himself last month has filed a federal lawsuit alleging his death was the result of a hostile work environment created by supervisors and union leaders locked in a bitter labor organizing drive.
The city of Henderson continues to tap its reserves as expenses outpace revenues, according to a tentative budget filed with the state Tuesday.
The mix of 38 million gallons of treated water and one teen’s urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush away the whole lot — the second time in less than three years the city has gone to such lengths to keep its water pure.
This touring version demonstrates why “Porgy and Bess” remains an imperishable treasure — with its emotional power and some changes to make the opera more accessible to contemporary audiences.
Ten days ago there she was, 14-year-old Hunter Pate, a female, a Cinderella story from out of nowhere — an eighth-grader at Grant Sawyer Middle School in Las Vegas. And she was about to become champion at Augusta National.
One person died early Thursday morning after being stabbed on the northeast side of the Las Vegas Valley.
UNLV head coach Dave Rice announced the hiring of Ryan Miller as a Rebels assistant basketball coach on Wednesday, filling the vacancy created when Heath Schroyer accepted the head coaching job at Tennessee-Martin.
Cumberland County, N.J., has summoned IV Griner to jury duty. The only problem is that IV is a 5-year-old German shepherd.
A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.
Two fire trucks answering a call have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and leaving 15 people, including six firefighters, injured, one critically.
A Gatorade spot featuring the Las Vegas slugger rekindles memories of Bugs Bunny pitching to the Gashouse Gorillas.
A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters.
Lorde throws herself into her performances, and the 17-year-old New Zealander did just that Tuesday night at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. She’s back for another show Wednesday night.
Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year-olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
A preliminary settlement between casino owner Steve Burnstine is expected to culminate with him dismissing his lawsuit against the Fremont Street Experience and the city of Las Vegas.
Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.
The Academic Progress Rate, the measure by which the NCAA tracks eligibility and retention rates of student-athletes, isn’t as straightforward a system as some would believe. It’s like most things in life: Money might be the root of all evil, but it sure does benefit those with the fattest wallets.
Cliven Bundy’s son said four certified letters from the BLM arrived Tuesday. But so far, the 67-year-old Bunkerville resident has chosen not to open the envelopes.
At a time when New York City’s mayor has pledged to remove horse-drawn carriages from his streets, the Las Vegas City Council decided Wednesday to add them to its already congested downtown streets.
A serious matter — the Mob Museum’s repayment of $1.5 million to the city of Las Vegas — became a comedy routine Wednesday when former Mayor Oscar Goodman entered the City Council chambers with a briefcase handcuffed to his wrist.
Nine anti-war activists protesting drones were arrested Wednesday at Creech Air Force Base, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
A celebration for the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang is being held by the Mustang Club of America at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Wednesday through Sunday, and Ford is celebrating with a limited-edition model.
On Monday, Kevin James will begin filming the art-heist comedy “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” at the Wynn for eight weeks — the first full feature Steve Wynn has ever approved on the property.
The Las Vegas Wranglers minor league hockey team is moving its proposed rooftop fifth-story ice-rink facility to a ground level at the Plaza in downtown, a city Planning Department supervisor said Wednesday.
Senior citizens who go on bus outings from North Las Vegas’ Neighborhood Recreation Center will have new wheels starting Thursday. The city is rolling out the first of four donated RTC paratransit buses to provide rides for senior outings.
While distancing itself from the legal issues that prompted the BLM to round up Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy’s range cattle then release hundreds of them as the threat violence loomed, the conservative Nevada Cattlemen’s Association issued a statement Wednesday that sympathizes with Bundy.
The name of Reno mayoral candidate Tony Perri, who was found dead this week in his apartment, will remain on the June 10 ballot.
The Culinary and Bartenders unions reached a five-year contract agreement with the Golden Nugget on Wednesday, the first settlement after a more than a year-and-a-half of negotiations with several downtown casinos.
The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while organizers sought to assure the city and runners of a safe race next week.