Free community college might be on the horizon for Nevada students as Sen. Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, plans to submit a bill draft request patterned after the Tennessee Promise Program.
The number of House Democrats who’ve said they will boycott the inauguration approached 60 Wednesday afternoon. More than one in four of House Democrats plans to skip the event.
A Las Vegas man who raked in over $1 million through an international counterfeit contact lens scheme was sentenced Wednesday to 46 months in federal prison, and ordered to pay $200,000 in restitution.
The driver in a Sunday motorcycle crash that left his passenger dead on Interstate 15 was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short.
Bradley Manchester isn’t wasting any time mourning his critically acclaimed downtown restaurant Glutton, which closed its doors last month. The chef has his sights set on two new restaurants in the suburbs, though nothing is official.
Las Vegans’ favorite park turns 50 this month, and Clark County will celebrate by offering a one-time historical tour of the property on Friday.
Las Vegas remains one of the nation’s leading destinations for gay tourists and Nevada’s distinction as a “blue state” could play in its favor after a report indicated some LGBT travelers fear for their safety in red states.
A winter storm warning has been issued for the Spring Mountains as a series of storms prepares to enter the valley.
Former President George H.W. Bush’s has been hospitalized in Houston, according to reports.
Las Vegas police are investigating a Wednesday morning armed robbery of a southwest valley medical marijuana dispensary.
President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning’s prison term Wednesday, arguing in his final White House news conference that the former Army intelligence analyst had served a “tough prison sentence” already.
The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time and then hindered the criminal investigation when she lied to FBI agents after the shooting, say prosecutors who will be in a California court Wednesday to discuss transferring her to Florida.
A review of a privately operated foster care agency in Las Vegas released to state lawmakers on Wednesday found that the business needs to make “substantial improvements” to ensure the safety of children in its care.
An audit of Nevada’s more than $160 million a year class size reduction program in public schools showed the funds were used appropriately to reach targeted pupil-teacher ratios.
Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move to cut short convicted leaker Chelsea Manning’s sentence.
President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for health secretary said Wednesday that access and affordability were his goals for health care reform.
Las Vegas police said the 17-year-old suspect wanted in connection with the death of former Chaparral football star Richard Nelson late Saturday surrendered Tuesday, along with his mother, who was reportedly wanted on an accessory charge.
Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been allowed to remain in Russia for another three years and will next year qualify to apply for Russian citizenship, his Russian lawyer was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
Death of Justin Dale Boyer, 40, of St. John, North Dakota, is Metro’s sixth homicide case of the year.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has apologized for livestreaming video from the team’s locker room following its win over Kansas City.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, in his Tuesday night State of the State address, referred to the $115 million in new investment for the Nevada System of Higher Education as “strategic.
The state’s unemployment rate has hit a nine-year low. But UNLV professor and Business and Economic Research Center Director Stephen Miller believes we can do better.
This isn’t the UNLV-San Diego State matchup most have come to expect and anticipate but for one significant point: When it comes to winning time, the Aztecs can still frustrate the heck out of the Rebels.
The intersection of Tropicana Avenue at the Interstate 15 northbound ramp is open after a box truck carrying meat was on its side for nearly four hours Wednesday morning.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s fourth and final State of the State address was decidedly happier than his previous speeches. Ho, ho, ho.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday outlined a final proposed two-year budget that has something for just about everyone, from $60 million for the controversial education savings accounts to $26 million in new money for UNLV’s fledgling medical school.
Gov. Brian Sandoval heralded the “Nevada family” in his State of the State address Tuesday night and praised the cooperative efforts that set the state on a course toward prosperity from the depths recession.
The weakest San Diego State basketball team in many seasons went to the Thomas & Mack Center and didn’t play well. And beat UNLV by double digits.
A student opened fire at an American school in northern Mexico on Wednesday.
As Jan. 31 deadline for open enrollment in health care plans nears, university hosts events aimed at persuading “young invincibles” to sign up.
One woman was in serious condition after a townhome fire in Henderson early Wednesday.
A Northern Nevada Correctional Center inmate died Friday, according to the state Department of Corrections.
A new smartphone app known as DoorDash will launch on Wednesday, joining an increasingly crowded market that matches food delivery with technology.
Video of a massive alligator caught walking through a Florida nature reserve in front of stunned onlookers has prompted crowds of people hoping to catch their own glimpse.
The University of Oregon suspended football strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after three players were hospitalized following a series of intense workouts.
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