The Clark County School District hopes to win favor in the court of public opinion with the unsealing of several farewell letters that a 13-year-old student wrote to her younger brother and peers before she killed herself two years ago.
A Kingman, Ariz., man has been arrested after police said he used a hatchet to kill a transient man he was trying to evict from his home in northwest Arizona.
Dylann Roof, the white man charged in the shooting of nine African Americans at a South Carolina church, entered a "temporary" not guilty plea on Friday to federal hate crime charges in connection to the massacre.
The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a "foreign poacher" who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday.
Saving historic buildings isn't always a high priority in Southern Nevada, but Boulder City has worked to make it so.
A teenage girl from New York is accused of suffocating her newborn baby boy before putting his body in a shopping bag, then going on a shopping trip to Victoria's Secret with the body the next day.
Here are five cheap music shows to catch around town this weekend.
Her husband praises her for her efforts to improve the lives of Nevadans, ticking off issues she works on including prescription drug abuse, homelessness, various programs for school children, and mental health.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police said they were investigating a vehicle that struck a barricade at the congressional complex on Friday.
Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, becoming the first city to be awarded both the summer and winter Games.
Over a month after a newly-formed search and rescue group had its trailer and equipment stolen, the items are still missing, Las Vegas police said Thursday.
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The embattled director of an agency providing public housing in Clark County ordered senior staffers not to communicate with commissioners on its oversight board without his approval.
Talking to Las Vegas police as a tape recorder rolled, 19-year-old Erich Nowsch first denied knowing anything about a mother of four being fatally shot outside her home in February.
Two monuments down, one to go.
Bryan Keith Day never said a word to officers before he shot one of them three times — including once in the face — with a pellet gun.
A woman was found dead in her central valley townhouse Wednesday, and Las Vegas police are investigating her death as a homicide.
Los Angeles lawyers Robert Cohen and James Gibbons say they know what Mayor Carolyn Goodman should do with the $50,000 in campaign contributions she got from the alleged mastermind of a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme.
The former presenters from hit BBC show "Top Gear" -- Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May -- have signed a deal with Amazon to produce a new motoring show for its streaming service, Amazon Prime.
NV Energy will pay a Southern Nevada Indian tribe $4.3 million to settle a 2013 lawsuit over pollution from the coal-burning Reid Gardner power plant 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
Nearly 40 years after he obtained his green card, John Lennon has been honored in New York with a tapestry showing Manhattan as a yellow submarine and the late Beatle holding up a peace sign at the helm.
A Las Vegas man who pleaded guilty to forcing a woman into prostitution on the Las Vegas Strip was sentenced to a prison term of 3 to 10 years, the attorney general's office announced Thursday.
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the July 19 shooting death of Samuel DuBose.
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is closing three underperforming grocery stores in east Las Vegas by Aug. 7.
Henderson police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing Alabama man.
Public health officials are investigating a case of E. coli at the Lovelock Correctional Center, the Nevada Department of Corrections said Thursday.
What did Tom Cruise ever do to the "Mission: Impossible" movies? They've already hung him by his fingertips from the rock faces of Utah's Dead Horse Point and left him dangling high above the streets of Dubai outside the world's tallest building
Although no one is immune to financial scams, older adults tend to be more susceptible. Nearly 30 percent of fraud complaints filed with law enforcement in 2014 were lodged by adults ages 60 and older.
Las Vegas GOP Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman said Thursday she is a candidate for the state Senate District 6 seat in the 2016 election.
Unofficial food holidays are always giving people an excuse to go eat something they probably wouldn't have though about on that day — like cheesecake on Thursday. But you never need an excuse to eat cheesecake.
A motorist suffered serious injuries — but is expected to survive — in a crash on south 215 Beltway just before the Lake Mead Boulevard exit Thursday morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
A Florida community held out hope for two teens missing at sea since Friday, even as the Coast Guard began talking about when the search could end.
Congress finished work Thursday on a bill that will avert the latest fiscal crisis within the Department of Veterans Affairs and avoid a threatened shutdown of VA hospitals.
Defense lawyer Stephen Stubbs, charged in February in connection with submitting fraudulent guilty plea agreements involving clients in two separate courts, has agreed to plead guilty in the case.
After seven years with the museum, Neon Museum executive director Danielle Kelly has resigned her post and will leave the museum at the end of September to relocate to New Mexico with her family.
A 16-year-old boy was critically wounded in an east valley stabbing early Thursday morning, Las Vegas police said.
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