As his long-time girlfriend rested while recovering from a medical procedure, local Enrique Rodriguez decided to check out Monday Night Football Football Fever with Brandy Beavers at the Palms sports book.
Unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans who have been out of work for more than six months will be allowed to expire on Dec. 28 under a year-end budget deal reached in Congress, leaders acknowledged Wednesday.
Before a high-speed chase Monday that led to shots fired at officers, one of the suspects had tried to sell marijuana and a gun to the carjacking victims, according to police records.
he sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela’s globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was just waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.
A mother and her youngest child have been discharged from a Northern Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members from a bitter cold mountain wilderness.
A group of determined baboons were recently caught burglarizing a South African apartment after prying open a window to get inside.
Randy Bernard has the singular distinction of being chief executive of both the Professional Bull Riding and IndyCar organizations, two divergent sports businesses with wildly different demographic crowds and cultures.
Henderson police are looking for a man who robbed a Wells Fargo branch Saturday afternoon.
Circus Circus said Monday that it will open a new roller coaster in its Adventuredome in late January. The exact date was not announced.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
A 22-year-old accused of brutally slashing and killing the family pet because he “likes to hurt dogs” will remain jailed with no chance of bail until at least next year.
Family and friends will pay tribute to former Area 51 commander and retired Air Force Col. Hugh “Slip” Slater when he is buried Jan. 10 at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
Welcome to Las Vegas. Here’s hoping you knock it out of the park during your two-year “Piece of Me” residency at Planet Hollywood.
The Nevada secretary of state’s office has ordered embattled Assemblyman Jim Wheeler — the man who said he would support slavery if his constituents wanted it — to explain by Dec. 31 alleged discrepancies in the financial disclosure statements he has filed since 2010.
A case of contagious tuberculosis at the state’s second-largest school drew much attention as blood tests were given to 325 Coronado High School students and staff, but don’t hold your breath waiting for the results.
Three northern Nevadan men were sentenced this week to prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges, Nevada U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden said Tuesday.
These days, the country music ranks are as fond of throwing parties in their own honor as they are of testifying to the thrills of muddying 4X4 tires off road or staunchly defending the merits of living in what uppity coastal types dismiss as flyover states.
The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart — and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else’s heart in its place.
A man was found dead in a green minivan near Lake Mead Boulevard and Torrey Pines Drive Monday night, Las Vegas police said.
Hundreds of cooks, bartenders, hotel keepers and cocktail waitresses stood in a long line in cold weather to renew their Culinary union health insurance policies Tuesday.
A 23-year-old Las Vegas man wanted on felony warrants rammed two police cars when confronted by police Tuesday morning, Las Vegas police said.
A judge has awarded nearly $80 million to the family of a New Mexico woman who died in 2002 when a tractor-trailer struck her car and buried it in sand, suffocating the woman as teachers and students at a nearby school frantically tried to dig her out.
Two former foster parents have pleaded guilty in a child neglect case that took the Clark County Department of Family Services 19 days to resolve after receiving its first allegation of neglect, according to Las Vegas police and court records.
A man was shot in the hand after an apparent road rage incident near Flamingo Road and Arville Street Tuesday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
UNLV is having its best football season in 13 years, but the Rebels won’t have much to show in All-Mountain West honors.
A Grinch has made off with thousands of dollars in Christmas trees from a Gardnerville tree lot
Paul Kunz, Justin Marzec and Joshua Giese were identified Tuesday as the Las Vegas police officers involved in the Saturday shooting of a heavily armed 26-year-old man near Flamingo Road and Mountain Vista Street.
A desperate search for a couple and four children missing for two days in the below-zero cold of Northern Nevada’s rugged mountains turned jubilant Tuesday when rescuers found them alive and well near their overturned Jeep.
A man wanted in a homicide near Sacramento, Calif., was arrested in Las Vegas early Tuesday morning after a lengthy standoff Monday evening.
The rift within the casino industry over Internet gambling was on full display Tuesday when U.S. House lawmakers explored whether there was any appetite for federal government action on Web-based gaming.
If you’re trying to send some Christmas cheer to a special someone at a military installation, hurry to the post office. All priority and first class packages need to mailed Tuesday in order to make it by Christmas.