The man police say crashed his truck into the front entrance of the Stratosphere last week has committed suicide, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. Ryan Brown, 40, of Fortville, Ind., was on a six-day drug bender Sept. 10 when he crashed a 2004 Ford F-150 through the casino’s glass front doors, Las Vegas police said.
One person was taken into custody nearly five hours after a Las Vegas police SWAT team responded to a barricade situation near Vegas Drive and North Decatur Boulevard.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s signature. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., voted yes and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., voted no.
Matt Youmans, Las Vegas handicapper Bryan Leonard and Golden Nugget sports book director Tony Miller preview the college football and NFL weekend by offering 12 plays.
Gentlemen’s clubs are not being unfairly targeted under Nevada’s live entertainment tax, the state’s high court ruled Thursday.
A proposed publicly subsidized soccer stadium in downtown Las Vegas appears doomed as Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian, the council’s swing vote on the stadium deal, said Thursday she would vote against the proposed stadium finance plan if the council vote were today.
If you want to get something done, then do it yourself, might be the new strategy Tiger Woods employs when it comes to hiring a new swing coach.
Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences.
An aircraft that experienced “an in-flight emergency” landed safely Thursday at Creech Air Force Base at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, base spokeswoman Capt. Stephani Schafer said in an email.
A person is hospitalized after being shot by an attempted robber Wednesday night near West Sahara Avenue and South Valley View Boulevard, Las Vegas police said.
Interstate 15 near Moapa has been reopened in both directions and restrictions requiring trucks to detour more than 60 miles out of their way have been lifted.
A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver’s armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday.
A Mexican state legislature has asked the country’s federal government to fine singer Miley Cyrus after one of her dancers spanked Cyrus’s backside with a Mexican flag as she “twerked” during an independence day performance.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
San Francisco drag queens and a city lawmaker met with Facebook on Wednesday demanding the site change its policy banning users from using aliases online, but said they were rebuffed.
The right lanes on north Interstate 15, past Spring Mountain Road were blocked Thursday morning after a rollover accident, according to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada.
The Islamic State group on Thursday released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists.
Five Utah men have been slapped with federal charges for taking part in an ATV protest ride in southwestern Utah earlier this year that the group said was to call attention to the federal government’s overreaching control of public lands.
U.S. government researchers working with divers and sonar equipment have located the wrecks of what they dubbed “forgotten ghost ships” in waters just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait.
One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting early Thursday morning at an apartment complex near Decatur Boulevard and Vegas Drive, Las Vegas police said.
Ol’ Blue Eyes (as a 1973 album put it) isn’t back. He never left, and he’s as relevant — to music, to Las Vegas, to all-around cool — as ever.
UNLV produced the greatest offensive quarter in school history and one that still has a solid place in the NCAA record book, in a game played 20 years ago this week between the Rebels and Idaho.
Superstar Channing Tatum is throwing out big hints that a “Magic Mike” stage production is in the works with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
State Sen. Justin Jones of Las Vegas said Wednesday that both Democratic and Republican lawmakers plan to make school construction and education funding a top priority when the next legislative session convenes in February.
North Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who went missing Wednesday morning.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man connected to an armed robbery in the northwest valley near Lake Mead and Decatur boulevards.
Rep. Steven Horsford voted Wednesday to give President Barack Obama the authority to arm and train rebels in Syria to fight violent Islamic forces, but three other members of Nevada’s delegation to the House said the plan looked like a bad bet and voted against it.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.
In its first year, WSOP.com has dealt more than 15 million hands of cash poker, and more than $363 million has been wagered. The website also has operated 14,564 tournaments in Nevada.
Members of a Vermont family have been indicted on charges they assaulted police at a New Hampshire amusement park when they were told to leave their knives in the car.
Intelligence showed that militants connected with Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation.
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