A North Las Vegas man faces a murder charge after police say the body of his 2-month-old daughter was found in a dumpster.
A federal jury Monday convicted former real estate agent Brett Depue in a mortgage fraud scheme federal prosecutors allege defrauded lending institutions out of more than $24 million.
By day, Jered Jones produces the "Dave, Mahoney & DK Morning Show" on KXTE, 107.5-FM. At night — well, weekend nights, anyway — he's the frontman of a local power pop quartet called the Offset Season.
If you go to school at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, fly into McCarran International Airport or party on the Las Vegas Strip, you're technically not in Las Vegas — you're in Clark County.
Nearly two weeks after a gunman opened fire during a screening of one of her movies, killing two people and himself, actress and comedienne Amy Schumer is teaming up with her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., as he unveils new legislation to combat gun violence.
Aaron Rodgers is already in midseason form. The Green Bay Packers quarterback launched a pass Sunday into a net from 45 yards out.
A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit filed by a wildlife conservation group challenging federal predator control practices in Nevada that include killing coyotes and poisoning ravens.
While most young picky eaters grow out of their selective eating habits, a new study found that moderate and severe picky eating are associated with psychological issues such as anxiety, depression and attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder that may require intervention.
All lanes have reopened on westbound Lake Mead Boulevard near Interstate 15 after a man fell to his death from the freeway Monday morning, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
The nuclear industry is adopting a more aggressive stance on Yucca Mountain, a shift that may complicate efforts to reach a compromise on the thorny issue of high-level radioactive waste.
A man was slain and another person was wounded in a shooting late Sunday night in the central valley, according to Las Vegas police.
Police have a suspect in custody following a Georgia shooting that claimed the life of the father of a homeless family that were told they could stay in a hotel room until he could find a job.
Creditors owed billions by Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s largest operating division will control the board of the planned real estate investment trust the company plans to set up through a bankruptcy court-administered reorganization.
Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him on Sunday as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations.
Southbound lanes on the Las Vegas Strip near Spring Mountain Road have reopened after a closure that allowed police to investigate a crash that sent a bicyclist to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Fire officials say speed bumps can add as many as 10 crucial seconds to emergency vehicle response times, whereas humps might only add a few seconds.
Four people were wounded and a fifth was in custody Monday morning after a stabbing in Henderson, police said.
James Holmes, the gunman in the Colorado movie massacre, could face the death penalty after jurors found on Monday that aggravating factors in the case counted for more than mitigating ones such as mental illness.
Off-roading. Surfing. What's the difference? An Australian daredevil combined the two adrenaline-based sports and accomplished a stunt like no other — he surfed a wave on a dirt bike.
Golden Gaming's $341 million merger with Minnesota-based Lakes Entertainment was finalized Monday, creating a publicly traded casino, tavern and slot machine route operation with business interests in Nevada and Maryland.
A fierce wildfire that has devoured drought-parched terrain in northern California with remarkable speed raged on for a sixth day on Monday as evacuations expanded and firefighters began to gain some ground against the flames.
A man was shot to death on Monday in front of a courthouse in a suburb of Jackson, Mississippi, as he arrived for a hearing on drug charges against him, and the gunman turned himself in to the authorities, police said.
The 105-degree weather the Las Vegas Valley knows well, but may not exactly love, is making a comeback this week.
One person was killed and at least 15 were injured at a festival outside Chicago on Sunday, when hail and high winds uprooted a tent where revelers had taken shelter from the harsh weather, officials said.
Women's health group Planned Parenthood will be the focus of a partisan showdown on Monday in the U.S. Senate, with any wider influence on voters from the charge still unclear.
Many of the everyday items found around your home — from cosmetics to cleaners to vitamins and nutritional supplements to over-the-counter and prescription drugs — can be dangerous or deadly to an inquisitive child.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is warning Interstate 15 drivers to expect "long delays" following a crash near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park outside of Las Vegas has six springs that pour out hundreds of gallons of water per minute. “Water on the Meadow” is a conservation-minded water-slide event.
ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria's army said late on Sunday that it rescued 178 people held by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state, the heartland of the insurgency.
Bombs went off outside two churches in the southern New Mexico City of Las Cruces on Sunday, disrupting services and sending federal agents and local police to investigate.
Memphis police have identified 29-year-old Tremaine Wilburn as the suspect in a weekend shooting of an officer. Wilburn is at large and considered armed and dangerous, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong told reporters Sunday.
World No. 1 Inbee Park of South Korea, a Bishop Gorman High graduate, shot a 7-under 65 Sunday to win the 39th Ricoh Women's British Open by three shots on Sunday.
A 9-year-old who was hit with a bat during a baseball game in Kansas over the weekend has died. Kaiser Carlile, a batboy for the Liberal Bee Jays team, was accidentally struck Saturday at a National Baseball Congress World Series game.
The Environmental Protection Agency has the equipment and experts it needs to decommission four buildings it's been leasing on UNLV's campus for nearly 50 years to conduct research with hazardous and radioactive materials.
Nearly a dozen presidential candidates already have been campaigning in the Silver State, which will host the first caucus in the West in February after those in Iowa and New Hampshire.
Thousands of California acres are ablaze as firefighters battle at least 21 wildfires throughout the state, but while many of those fires are small or mostly contained, the wind and heat that are spreading the Rocky Fire in Northern California -- and the area's steep terrain -- are causing the most concern.
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