Clark County officials credit strict building codes for helping to prevent the spread of flames at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas' rooftop pool Saturday afternoon.
A man killed on Lake Mohave over the weekend when a boat backed over him has been identified.
The college football preview magazines are clear concerning their expectations for UNLV this season. Of the six major publications, five predict the Rebels to finish last in the West Division.
For the third time in three years, a former real estate agent is defending himself at trial in a mortgage fraud scheme federal prosecutors allege defrauded lending institutions out of more than $24 million.
The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended the group's outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, rolling back a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based organization.
The man was found about 5:10 a.m. in a home in the 3000 block of Panama Beach Dr., near the intersection of Rampart Avenue and Cheyenne Boulevard, according to dispatch logs. Police said he looked like he had been shot.
A 20-year-old former college student was arrested and charged in the death of a newborn baby after the baby was found in a trash bin outside of her sorority, police said.
Backpacking through Europe, hiking in a new part of your state, taking a personal day at the beach — all of these can be and are frequently done by solo travelers — so why should a trip to Las Vegas be any different?
Pet wholesalers, breeders, zoos, circuses and laboratories that use animals in research would be required to develop and report plans to shield or evacuate the creatures during emergencies under a bill that was reintroduced Monday.
A Florida family who has hunted treasure for years found more than $1 million worth of gold artifacts this summer from the wreckage of a 1715 Spanish fleet that sank in the Atlantic, according to a salvage company’s estimate.
Frustrated by what they call arbitrary actions by Clark County officials that have delayed their opening, the owners of a medical marijuana dispensary are considering legal action.
Sure, the Las Vegas Strip is obviously where tourists want to spend their vacation, but more and more visitors are extending their trips further north to downtown — as well as becoming a regular go-to for locals.
A bill intended to make it easier for families to apply for college financial aid has been reintroduced in Congress.
When it comes to touchdown celebrations, Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson/Ochocinco have got nothing on Tiger Jones, who paid homage to former WWE wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson after catching a TD pass in the Jacksonville Sharks' Arena Football League win on Saturday night.
Donald Trump's so-far durable support in the Republican race for the presidential nomination rests largely on widespread dissatisfaction with Washington and his criticism of immigration policies.
The "NO, Ifs ands or..." Crazy Girls bronze statue was placed in its new home on Monday. The statue was moved to the casino floor at Planet Hollywood, the new location for the topless revue, which called the Riviera home before that resort closed in May.
Actress Kristen Bell called a young 'Frozen' fan, who was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and left a voicemail as Princess Anna, the character she voices in the Disney animated feature.
Friends, family and even complete strangers of two women killed in last week's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, will gather Monday for their funerals.
The search for two missing 14-year-old boys from South Florida whose empty boat was found adrift in the Atlantic Ocean has been extended north beyond Jacksonville, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.
The feeling had been nagging at me for years, the urge to ride a bicycle along the Pacific Ocean in North County, that area north of San Diego. From Oceanside through Carlsbad and Encinitas to Solana Beach, Del Mar and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. All on old U.S. 101, the coastal road.
An agreement reached between Switch, NV Energy and state regulators that would keep the data storage company as a customer of the utility is up for review Thursday by the state Public Utilities Commission.
Thirty-five women who have accused Bill Cosby of sex assault appear on the current cover of New York Magazine in a stunning statement of unity against the legendary comic.
The Las Vegas police department has identified the three officers who were involved in a fatal shootout Saturday.
Authorities in Atlanta said on Monday they will conduct an autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown in hopes of determining how the daughter of late singer Whitney Houston suffered the injuries six months ago that caused her irreversible brain damage.
A man was charged with murder after fatally shooting another man in a Florida road rage incident.
Evel Knievel Days, held in Butte, Montana, came to a climax on Saturday with Gregg Godfrey's world record semitruck jump.
Southbound lanes will be restricted on the Strip as work proceeds this week at the Bellagio, where a stage is being built for a Kabuki show on the lake in front of the hotel-casino.
A 48-year-old motorcyclist who was thrown from his bike in the western valley Sunday night has died, Las Vegas police said.
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Sunny skies and warm temperatures are expected for the beginning of the week in the Las Vegas Valley, right before the monsoon moisture presence gets a little stronger.
With his retirement next year, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s days as a Capitol Hill power broker might be numbered. But on the fundraising trail the Nevadan evidently still can rake it in from Democratic special interests.
A new study suggests that government entities in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin could save water each year using a process called performance contracting to improve conservation efforts.
Some entertainers may be delusional about their audiences. Not Rich Little.
An Arizona man is accused of decapitating his wife, mutilating and killing their two dogs, cutting off his own arm and gouging out one of his eyes, police said.
Under Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, changes came quickly. Detectives have new job descriptions. Some substations are public again. And police shootings have dropped, while violent crime is on the rise.
If you're tired of the heat and looking for a cooler place to live, you might try Summerlin or even Anthem. Heather Bruton-Berrey doesn’t switch on the air conditioner in her Summerlin home until June.
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