The highway connecting Phoenix to Las Vegas is shut down after a head-on crash that killed two people on Thursday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
San Francisco police on Wednesday discovered human body parts stuffed inside a suitcase that had been ditched on the sidewalk of a downtown street, officials said.
Face-off for the Chicago Blackhawks-Los Angeles Kings game was just minutes away on TV when Gavin Maloof implored the packed house of hockey fans to jump on the Las Vegas NHL ticket deposit bandwagon.
School officials at a San Francisco Bay area district publicly responded to a call from the father of a 6-year-old boy with weakened immunity to close the door to students at his child’s school if their families opted out of vaccinations because of personal beliefs.
A knife-wielding man was shot during an argument about poor driving in an apartment-complex parking lot late Wednesday night, according to Las Vegas police.
Federal authorities and the National Football League have seized $19.5 million worth of fake sports memorabilia as part of a year-long crackdown on counterfeit goods, they said on Thursday.
As Washington has tightened its belt in recent years, the budget cuts have sliced most deeply in states where President Obama is unpopular, according to an analysis of federal spending by Reuters.
Some things have changed considerably since the last Nevada Legislature convened. Here’s some of the things that are different as the 2015 session gets underway Monday.
Malaysia declared on Thursday the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims’ relatives while the search for the plane goes on.
One of many ladies who partied with Prince Harry of the Kingdom of Great Britain a few years ago will be prancing around Las Vegas this weekend with the prince’s underdrawers, and then she will give lap dances to whomever pays in cash.
The New England Patriots got a rude awakening days ahead of their Super Bowl clash with the Seattle Seahawks as a false fire alarm went off during the early morning hours on Thursday at the team’s hotel.
Four children are among the seven deaths confirmed so far after a natural gas explosion rocked a maternity hospital on the outskirts of Mexico City on Thursday morning.
A bill that would provide full benefits to retired veterans who collect both pension checks and disability payments was reintroduced in Congress this week.
A woman who was briefly trapped in an SUV was expected to survive after a rollover wreck in the southeast valley Thursday morning.
A former Nevada Transportation Department employee from Fallon has been sentenced to 18 to 48 months in state prison for his fraudulent use of a state credit card to support a gambling addiction.
A treasure hunter who allegedly bilked investors after recovering tens of millions of dollars worth of gold from a shipwreck was arrested in south Florida after years on the run and was due to appear in federal court there on Thursday.
I never viewed Pete Carroll much of a Hamlet type, but if you’re talking about a guy whose impulse for revenge will play out mostly inside his head this week, the Seattle Seahawks coach can certainly act the part.
A freshman member of the Stanford University swim team was charged with raping a woman last week while she was unconscious from alcohol or drugs near campus fraternity houses, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
The Sundance Film Festival isn’t a typical launchpad for studio blockbusters, but Warner Bros. surprised theater-goers on Tuesday night by unveiling the Wachowski siblings’ “Jupiter Ascending” at a “secret screening.”
Two former Vanderbilt University football players are facing decades in prison after being convicted of raping an unconscious student in a dorm room, and now all eyes are focused on the two other suspects in the case.
Several hundred charter, online, private and home-schooled students, parents and administrators converged on the Capitol grounds Wednesday to promote school choice in Nevada.
More than 300,000 tourists are expected to begin pouring into Southern Nevada Friday night for Super Bowl weekend.
A former Nevada Department of Corrections officer was sentenced to five years probation Wednesday in a scheme to get smartphones into High Desert State Prison.
A man who dresses as the comic superhero Mr. Incredible has been sentenced to 3 years probation after pleading guilty to attacking a woman costumed as Batgirl in a Hollywood Boulevard turf dispute, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Ryan Bundy, son of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, was arrested Tuesday in Cedar City, Utah. Iron County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Nik Johnson said in a release that Bundy was served with an arrest warrant while at the county courthouse on a separate case.
McCarran International Airport last year posted its highest passenger volume totals since 2008, welcoming 42.9 million people through its gates in 2014.
A former employee has filed a class action lawsuit that claims the Mariana’s supermarket chain has been depriving her and others of overtime wages by forcing them to perform “off-the-clock work.”
Economic development is in great shape in Nevada, but two leaders in the field say the state needs to continue to work to get a bigger slice of it to provide high-paying jobs and a diversified economy.
Thanks to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles’ Smog Spotter program, it’s never been easier to rat out your fellow motorists.
The real work of the Nevada Legislature gets done in committee. Here are six to watch in the upcoming session.
Not long after their courtside meeting Tuesday night at halftime of an NBA game, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao met again, this one in a more private setting and apparently more meaningful.
The Clark County Republican Party filed a complaint Wednesday with Nevada election officials alleging illegal contributions by a GOP activist for a political action committee seeking to recall fellow Republicans who haven’t taken a firm stance against Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposed tax package.
A young mother in Washington state has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say she cut her children’s throats in an attempt to keep them quiet.
It’s no surprise Attorney General Adam Laxalt decided to join 25 other states suing the federal government over President Barack Obama’s most recent executive action on immigration.
Four people have been indicted in a telemarketing scheme in Las Vegas that authorities say defrauded small businesses.
White Castle temporarily closed its store in Casino Royale on the Strip on Wednesday afternoon to allow workers “to catch their breath” and do some clean-up after record-shattering first-day sales.
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