The wealthy Malaysian businessman authorities say led a World Cup betting scheme in Las Vegas and his son were released late Monday from the custody of federal immigration officials.
The world’s largest producer of coffee, Brazil experienced an intense drought that began in January and ended in March, and coffee prices skyrocketed to $2.19 a pound in June. Local coffee companies are aware of the price increase but have resisted passing along higher prices to customers.
A man died after a single rollover crash Monday morning on U.S. Highway 95, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
A fan at Washington Redskins training camp is getting players’ autographs tattooed onto his arm.
A Monday morning crash in North Las Vegas killed a motorcyclist, police said.
A northeast valley street fight Sunday night led to a fatal shooting near Alexander Road and Lamb Boulevard, Las Vegas police said.
Mention the Equal Rights Amendment today and it might bring back memories of the 1970s, from huge protest marches to ”ERA Yes” buttons.
OkCupid, a top U.S. matchmaking website, regularly mismatches users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive Corp service revealed on Monday, weeks after Facebook Inc admitted to misleading users in a psychological study.
Former Clark County schools official Priscilla Rocha and four co-defendants facing theft charges for taking $289,000 in public funds from the School District remain free despite a prosecutor’s assertion Monday that they are a “flight risk.”
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Thunderstorms near the southern Arizona border have knocked down part of the metal border fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico.
An L.A. tow truck driver was followed and fatally shot for carrying out part of his job description — repossessing a car.
A family of five found shot to death in their Maine apartment had moved from Arizona because of the sour economy and had financial problems, according to a relative.
Southbound Interstate 15 near the Strip is congested following a Monday afternoon crash, traffic reports show.
A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.
Two U.S. marshals and a New York City police officer were shot Monday in New York’s West Village.
Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts.
A Foxborough boy with an inoperable brain tumor is celebrating his sixth birthday in style after an outpouring of support, much of it coming from strangers around the world.
The run-up to the start of USA Basketball’s Las Vegas training camp has been about the players who decided not to participate.
The first official “Mockingjay” trailer, which highlights the ongoing struggles of Katniss Everdeen and the people who have come to believe in her, has been released.
Six teenagers who survived South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.
With six months in the books, the investment community has clear picture of the casino industry in 2014. And Las Vegas is on an upswing.
Messy executions in Arizona and Ohio that made national headlines could buoy efforts by death penalty opponents to stave off capital punishment for some 80 Nevada inmates awaiting execution.
Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The $8.5 billion deal will give Dollar Tree more than 13,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, D-Las Vegas, has hired her third campaign manager in five months since she announced her bid for Nevada lieutenant governor on March 1.
A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
Other than the shell of the building, not much remains from the Rat Pack-era Sahara following the property’s $415 million transformation into the SLS Las Vegas. But operators of 1,600-room Strip hotel-casino, which opens on Aug. 23, aren’t letting memories of the Sahara fade away.
A suspect has been arrested on suspicion of robbing Bellagio at gunpoint of tens of thousands of dollars.
The colorful law enforcement career of Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura has drawn attention to the wider system of 11 constable offices in Clark County that traditionally keep low profiles, despite having police powers.
Flash flood warnings have been issued for surrounding valley areas Sunday afternoon, the U.S National Weather Service said.
Organizers of two of the biggest comic-book conventions in the country are clashing over their names.
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