A federal magistrate ordered a mental health evaluation Friday for the man charged in the robberies of the Bellagio casino and a Las Vegas bank.
SWAT teams are negotiating with someone believed to be armed and barricaded inside a home in the east valley, according to Las Vegas police.
Three in four Americans think history will judge the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that shows that about the same percentage think it was right to pull forces from the two countries.
Gabriel Yates pleaded guilty Friday in the slaying of a 17-year-old girl whose mutilated body was found in a shallow gave in 2008.
Donald Trump remains in the running to buy the Buffalo Bills. And so are NHL Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, a person close to the process confirmed Thursday night to The Associated Press while speaking on the condition of anonymity because the sale is supposed to be private.
A safety expert for a national skydiving association says a “mini tornado” caused the accident that killed a correction officer and injured his instructor during a tandem jump.
A Wisconsin girl, one of two 12-year-olds accused of luring a friend into the woods and repeatedly stabbing her to please a fictional Internet character known as Slenderman, may have trouble understanding her crime, a psychologist told a court on Friday.
Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government.
The state’s Board of Regents’ health sciences committee is hashing out the details of what it will take to fund a medical school for UNLV.
Water suppliers from the four largest communities served by the Colorado River have finalized an agreement to prop up the drought-stricken river by paying cities, farms and industrial operations to cut their use.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Friday he wants to help a battered Mount Charleston neighborhood get the protection it needs to guard against future flooding.
Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down.
An aging Labrador retriever who walked 30 miles back to a Kansas family who didn’t want her took a private jet to her new home with a Florida heiress.
It’s like 2006 all over again — with a few twists.
A woman was shocked when she lifted a tarp in the basement of a south Sweden church, only to find Ikea bags full of human skeletal remains.
The PGA Tour suspended Dustin Johnson for six months after he tested positive for cocaine. According to the report, Johnson failed three drug tests — two for cocaine in 2012 and this year, and one for marijuana in 2009.
The annoucement this week that White Castle would soon — finally — have a permanent location in Las Vegas has raised more questions than it has provided answers for the dimunitive burgers’ die-hard fans, but the answers, said developer Troy Herbst, will have to wait.
The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.
Two North Las Vegas human resources employees have filed a discrimination complaint against the city, alleging in a grievance filed with the Employee Management Relations Board that they were promoted without additional pay.
Netflix dropped almost 40 titles at the end of July, but in an attempt to make things right they are adding nearly 20 titles for August.
The death of a man during an arrest on New York City’s Staten Island last month was caused by a choke hold used on him by a police officer, the New York City chief medical examiner’s office said on Friday, declaring the death as a homicide.
Delta Air Lines is making your technology useful on their flights as they roll out a new, free streaming service on August 1.
A Mexican national living in North Las Vegas has been sent back to his home country to face a murder charge in a 15-year-old slaying, U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement said Friday.
which has been many years in the making and survived an economic collapse of unparalleled proportion for Las Vegas, may be the first section of the most exciting and innovative “mixed use” project of its kind in America.
Four people were indicted by a Clark County grand jury Friday on robbery and kidnapping charges.
Lottery manufacturer Scientific Games Corp. will purchase slot machine giant Bally Technologies for $5.1 billion in deal announced Friday. The transaction is the second high-profile gaming industry merger in less than a month.
North Las Vegas turned over the keys to its police headquarters Thursday, sealing neighboring North Vista Hospital’s takeover of the decades-old James B. Slagle Public Safety Building.
An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state’s motorists the chance to score a license plate honoring LeBron James. State Rep. Bill Patmon is planning to introduce legislation to permit the sale of a commemorative “LeBron James Witness 2.0” plate honoring the Akron native’s decision return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
As of Aug. 1, Netflix will drop nearly 40 movies and TV shows from its streaming service.
The Prince salute “Purple Reign” is back in business at the D Las Vegas downtown. Jason Tenner’s take on His Funky Majesty has been rock solid for more than 15 years. But if you spent more of the ’80s listening to “The Joshua Tree,” there’s Arms of America, a U2 tribute playing through Aug. 18 at the Sin City Theatre in Planet Hollywood Resort.
Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has the world by the tail: international celebrity, fall-at-her-feet fans, an upcoming Christmas movie, book deals, and a six-figure appearance fee.
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