A Las Vegas Walgreens was packed with customers early Saturday afternoon, one day after a store employee was shot and killed by an armed robber.
The Roots, Drake and more scheduled to perform New Year’s shows.
You don’t get more local than Little League. Mountain Ridge united the community as few teams have, a group of 14 players who became the first team in Nevada history to make the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Columnist Ed Graney has their story at the top of his 2014 list.
The frontcourt — Chris Wood, specifically — set the bar high for the Rebels on Saturday night. The Rebels dominated Southern Utah, 79-45, earning above-average grades across the board. UNLV avoided a letdown after Tuesday’s big win over Arizona.
When the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association voted 6-3 to fly south to Florida, it started the gears turning on one of the biggest sports stories of the year. Columnist Ron Kantowski looks at half of the year’s biggest sports stories.
A packed train in Sri Lanka that was swept off the tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand’s shore hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried people to their deaths.
A 24-year-old police officer and a suspect died after a shootout Saturday afternoon. Officer Tyler Stewart, 24, died at Flagstaff Medical Center after he was shot by a suspect in a domestic-violence case, police said.
Sony’s PlayStation network was offline Friday and gamers were still reporting problems on Saturday. Microsoft’s Xbox Live service, which also went down Thursday, was back online Friday although the company reported reported problems with some functions in the afternoon.
One woman was shot and another woman was arrested in a domestic dispute in the northwest valley on Saturday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was questioned by Dominican Republic authorities in connection with a Saturday morning nightclub shooting.
The average checking account comes with about 30 fees, according to WalletHub, and not all of them are as easy to predict as overdraft or monthly service charges. Here are some of the sneakier fees that come attached to your standard bank account — and how you can make sure they don’t deplete your savings.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help Saturday in identifying a man in connection with a robbery in the central valley.
The man who tried to kill former Pope John Paul II 33 years ago showed up at the Vatican on Saturday to put white roses on his tomb and said he wanted to meet Pope Francis.
Tax-filing time is around the corner, and this season will be the first in which the Affordable Care Act figures heavily. To that end, the Internal Revenue Service has a new, 21-page publication on what taxpayers need to know as they get ready to file this spring.
The presents are unwrapped. The children’s shrieks of delight are just a memory. Now it’s time for another Yuletide tradition: cleaning up the needles that are falling off your Christmas tree.
MOGADISHU — A leader of Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, who has a $3 million U.S. bounty on his head, has surrendered, a Somali government official and local media said on Saturday, although the militants said he had long left their organization.
A shooting rampage that left two Las Vegas police officers, a good Samaritan and the two attackers dead, a standoff between the feds and a Southern Nevada rancher, the legalization of gay marriage in the Silver State, and a political storm that left Republicans in charge of the Legislature and all state offices topped the news in 2014.
On paper, it appeared MGM Resorts International lost the construction defect lawsuit over CityCenter’s mistake-riddled Harmon Hotel.
FBI spokeswoman Amy Thoreson said in a statement that the FBI is working jointly with the Anne Arundel County Police Department to investigate the incident.
Authorities were dispatched to railroad tracks behind the Smith Center for Performing Arts about 8:30 a.m., the fire department said.
The reaction from officers watching Officer Rafael Ramos’ funeral on giant TV screens followed comments from police union officials who had said Mayor Bill de Blasio contributed to a climate of mistrust that contributed to the killings of the two New York Police Department officers.
The latest version of the exchange, launched Nov. 15 via the federal healthcare.gov site, works well, but hundreds of residents still lack insurance they paid for, and a lawsuit looms in early 2015.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol master trooper Chris Knox says he’s seen too many accidents caused by distracted drivers — mostly teenagers and young adults texting or emailing.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that police discovered the skeleton in a wooded area Friday afternoon after receiving a 911 call.
Vice President Joe Biden addressed hundreds of police officers and family and friends of Officer Rafael Ramos inside the Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens on Saturday.
Las Vegas celebrates the arrival of the new year better than most cities and part of the fun is turning Las Vegas Boulevard into pedestrians only. That’s why there are gates on the Strip’s major cross streets at the Boulevard.
North Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey, and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy “The Interview.”
Cover up your pipes and plants and don’t over-water. Las Vegas is about to freeze. So says a meteorologist, who also forecasts high winds that will make Saturday, the weekend and the week beyond colder than the thermometer shows, and a local landscaper, who knows his plants well.
Ireland’s High Court ruled on Friday that a life support machine keeping a brain-dead woman alive could be switched off because her unborn fetus had no chance of survival, a decision likely to upset anti-abortion campaigners.
Police in northwest Indiana are investigating the death of a 40-year-old man who the coroner says was apparently killed by a pit bull.
Clark County will pay its diversity director $150,486 to settle a federal wage discrimination lawsuit that the U.S. Department of Justice filed against the county.
On Jan. 5, the Las Vegas Business Press will debut a re-engineered weekly print edition.
A police chief in a southeastern New Mexico city who was suspended earlier this year for having sex in the back of an ambulance has submitted his resignation.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Friday that creates a drug-testing program for adult welfare recipients who are suspected of using drugs.
Fans of the popular British period drama “Downton Abbey” can visit a number of sites depicted in the television series about life among the upper crust early last century.
A Georgia middle school teacher has been accused of letting students smoke marijuana at her house.
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