Downtown Las Vegas streets near the Golden Nugget are blocked off after an escaped inmate ran up the stairs of a parking garage and is threatening to jump, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha was acquitted by a jury on Friday of all charges related to an April confrontation with New York City police outside a nightclub that left him with a broken leg.
Amazon Web Services kicked off its annual re:Invent conference earlier this week here in Las Vegas, and last night, organizers threw a huge party for attendees in the shadow of the High Roller.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. lost four luxury cars — two Rolls Royces, a Bentley and a custom Jeep — in a raging trailer fire early Wednesday morning just outside of Phoenix, Ariz.
This week's recommendation for a new restaurant to try in Las Vegas.
UNLV's football team comes of a 23-17 victory in Reno, celebrated another cannon painting ceremony on Monday at the Student Union, and faces San Jose State at 6 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
President Barack Obama, in a ritual that has become both familiar and frustrating to him, traveled to Oregon on Friday to console families of the victims of a community college shooting that once again sparked a push for U.S. gun reform.
Students at UCLA filled the university chancellor's office Thursday in response to a Kanye West-themed fraternity party they said was offensive, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Rep. Paul Ryan is telling House Republicans privately he is considering running for speaker, several members say.
Cave Lake State Park in White Pine County just grew significantly bigger thanks to the transfer of almost 3,000 acres from U.S. Forest Service control.
Cirque du Soleil is out of the nightclub business, severing ties to two once-lauded ventures.The Beatles-themed Revolution Lounge will close at The Mirage on Wednesday, the hotel announced today.
Nevada taxpayers will have to shell out more than $600,000 in legal fees to a group that successfully sought to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage if a proposed settlement to be considered by the state Board of Examiners on Tuesday wins approval.
We asked Wine Amplified founder Chris Hammond — who along with Barton, bottles three varietals of wine through their Rock 'n Roll Wine brand — what wines would be best paired with which acts on this year’s bill.
Because there are so many residents who weren't originally from Las Vegas, when restaurants and stores expand into the valley, Las Vegas likes to welcome them with open arms.
Bibiana Mashamba loves to dance, run and jump -- all the attributes of a thriving teenager.
The Northern Arizona University shooting suspect has been charged with first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated assault, after one person was killed and three others injured Friday morning, according to the university.
A woman doing donuts and hitting police cars in an intersection was a big scare for residents in a North Carolina city Thursday.
Here's a look at some of Friday's most interesting high school football games.
Good news for all the little girls and boys out there — and, well, all the big girls and big boys (you know who you are) — who are fans of the kitty who may or may not be a cat.
"Pizza rat" may have a rival — or two.
In honor of what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, we've compiled some photos from his life and the Beatles' visit to Las Vegas. Take a look.
One person was fatally shot near Texas Southern University and a suspect has been detained, Houston police said on Friday.
The California Coastal Commission unanimously approved SeaWorld's $100 million plan to double the size of its killer whale habitat, despite the pleas of animal activists to release the behemoths into the ocean.
A Florida man drove a stolen car to police headquarters to pick up court papers related to another stolen car charge, Fox-CT reported — papers that were originally found in another stolen car.
Dave Rice has been talking about a faster-paced style of play, and in the meantime, the UNLV basketball coach is not slowing down on the recruiting trail.
Las Vegas police are investigating a crash in the east valley that left a woman in a wheelchair dead early Friday morning.
Six workers were injured in an explosion at a Washington state dam on Thursday, officials said, though the structural integrity of the dam was not threatened.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — George Springer and Colby Rasmus homered, and Collin McHugh pitched six solid innings as the Houston Astros defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Thursday night in the opener of an American League Division Series.
Voters can preserve the American dream, but only if they're willing to bring some new blood to the country's political establishment, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio told a throng of receptive retirees at a Las Vegas rally Thursday night.
Sorry, U.S. airlines, when it comes to in-flight services, you're still not making the grade.
The day could've been all back slaps and smiles, but it also was one of opportunity. And first-year UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez wasn't about to pass up an opportunity on Monday, especially when everyone was in a good mood after watching the Fremont Cannon get painted red at the Student Union.
Three Las Vegas police unions are challenging the constitutionality of a new state law that prohibits local governments from allowing employees any paid leave to serve as representatives of labor organizations.
James R. Cooper knew that greed could catch up with him. He had seen the phantom-bet craps scam play out before. And it didn't end well.
While ordering Domino's with a simple pizza emoji text or tweet may seem like a one-step process, the act itself is tedious (at best) and could potentially leave you starving for pizza.
Never has Elaine Wynn, president of the Nevada State Board of Education, felt so alarmed in her job as she did after hearing details of the Clark County School District's teacher shortage.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came to town Thursday, insulted most of his rivals, bashed the media, called the current crop of American leaders incompetent and promised to make America great again. Again.
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