Hope you pulled out your jackets and scarves in anticipation of the cold front that blew through the valley Tuesday evening because it left chilly temperatures and wet streets behind. But just wait.
With ticket sales and revenues at NASCAR tracks declining around the country, expect race venue owners to invest in smartphone connectivity and social media technology in hopes of drawing more young fans and building the next generation of followers.
In his seventh game as UNLV basketball coach, Dave Rice played the underdog role to perfection, directing his team to a stunning knockout of top-ranked North Carolina. A little more than two years later, Rice is back in the dog house, so to speak.
Authorities say one child has died and four others were injured when a dump truck collided with a school bus carrying elementary school students in a small southwestern Idaho city.
Call me a grumbling Grinch, but the thought of UFC-style shopping on Thanksgiving Day is revolting.
A Texas middle school principal has been placed on paid leave after she banned the speaking of Spanish by students while in class.
Alice Cooper, KISS and other rockers will perform together on stage Thursday night for charity, but the most important musicians on stage could be … Hairball. Wait, who?
It’s easy to say the United States is all about supporting its veterans, the people who served and sacrificed to protect Americans’ freedoms.
With cuts across her arms and suicide on her mind, Jesse Dawson was finally ready to tell someone about the bullies who persecuted her for five years.
Since falling short of the final qualifying spot for the National Finals Rodeo by $626 in 2008, steer wrestler Casey Martin has used the experience to help fuel his rise to the top of his sport.
The largest private school in the Las Vegas Valley will celebrate the groundbreaking of an $8.75 million athletic complex project today.
U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei of Nevada won appointment Wednesday to the House Appropriations Committee, a panel that has a voice over how billions of dollars are spent among government agencies.
Former Golden Nugget owner and Wynn Resorts Ltd. executive Tim Poster struck out Wednesday to gain a preliminary finding of suitability from Nevada gaming regulators, an initial step toward receiving a full-fledged gaming license.
An Arizona commission approved a nearly $560,000 fine on Wednesday against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters after an investigative agency found that officials put protection of property ahead of safety and should have pulled out crews earlier.
Federal authorities announced the arrest Wednesday of a fugitive they say is linked to a racketeering and organized crime trial that continues this week in Las Vegas.
MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on his show about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
Former UNLV star and NBA player Keon Clark, who has said he is trying to turn his life around, was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday in a plea agreement with prosecutors on weapons and driving under the influence charges.
Clark County public schools may be struggling according to almost every assessment, but they have a “chance to break through,” according to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who visited the nation’s fifth-largest school district for the first time in more than two years on Wednesday.
The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was postponed Wednesday night because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.
Nevada Restaurant Services Inc., which operates more than 80 Dotty’s taverns statewide, was given preliminary approval Wednesday by the Gaming Control Board to acquire the Hacienda near Boulder City.
An artist painstakingly creates the most realistic finger painting of actor Morgan Freeman you have likely ever seen. And he did it on his iPad.
Universal Pictures has shut down production on “Fast & Furious 7” indefinitely following the death of its star, Paul Walker.
A stolen container of radioactive material was found empty Wednesday and radioactivity was detected nearby, Mexico’s nuclear safety director said.
A 20-year-old man was indicted by a grand jury on charges he killed his mother’s boyfriend and wounded another man after an argument in September, prosecutors said Wednesday.
It’s sometimes called “highway hypnosis” or “white-line fever,” and it’s familiar to anyone who has ever driven long distances along a monotonous route.
Stunningly generous tips have been popping up at various locations around the country over a three-month span. The mystery tipper or tippers anonymously chronicle their exploits on the photo-sharing application Instagram.
A Nevada judge ordered a 21-year-old Elko man to serve three years’ probation and pay $1,450 restitution for killing and butchering a rancher’s cow, but not before she lectured him about the cruelty of the senseless crime.
Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
The NFL fined Steelers head coach mike Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore’s Jacoby Jones on a kickoff return in the third quarter of a 22-20 loss to the Ravens on Thanksgiving night.
As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, “There’s still shooting going on! Please!” A woman breathlessly reported seeing a gunman run down a hall.
They’re stock car racing’s Dynamic Duo: Jimmie Johnson, the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, and his crew chief, Chad Knaus, answer some questions that aren’t directly related to auto racing.