A plane landed safely after a pilot became locked out of the cockpit during a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas, forcing the second-in-charge to land the aircraft unassisted Thursday afternoon.
Tumbling gasoline prices have proven to be a boom to Las Vegas auto dealers and helped prompt consumers to purchase SUVs and pickup trucks that have lower fuel mileage.
Comedian David Letterman’s CBS “Late Show” reportedly has invited his former late-night television arch rival Jay Leno to appear as a guest on the program before Letterman retires from TV in May.
“G.R.L. dresses like hookers, but they also fight crime,” papa Slayton jokes. “They’re like the Fantastic Four. So they’re really doing a lot of good stuff for society.”
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and was sentenced to 18 months’ probation under a deal with prosecutors following accusations he assaulted his wife on two occasions, a court spokesman said.
Over the next three years, 10 Southern Nevada projects will have $12 billion in capital expenses and spur economic development throughout the valley.
Four children are among the seven deaths confirmed so far after a natural gas explosion rocked a maternity hospital on the outskirts of Mexico City on Thursday morning.
A new hospital and another’s expansion will help Henderson lead the way in health-care innovation, Mayor Andy Hafen said Thursday in his annual State of the City address.
Las Vegas voters might get a chance to weigh in on using public money to build a controversial downtown soccer stadium, though they won’t know for sure until next week.
An attempt to mend the relationship between citizens and police in St. Louis broke into a shouting and shoving match late Wednesday — between citizens and police.
Security footage shows former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and two friends in a flurry of preparation hours before the death of an acquaintance he is charged with murdering, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Phoenix police have sent a man for mental evaluation after he was detained while acting suspiciously near pre-Super Bowl events held in the city center and was found to be in possession of two guns and a knife, authorities said on Wednesday.
San Francisco police on Wednesday discovered human body parts stuffed inside a suitcase that had been ditched on the sidewalk of a downtown street, officials said.
Face-off for the Chicago Blackhawks-Los Angeles Kings game was just minutes away on TV when Gavin Maloof implored the packed house of hockey fans to jump on the Las Vegas NHL ticket deposit bandwagon.
School officials at a San Francisco Bay area district publicly responded to a call from the father of a 6-year-old boy with weakened immunity to close the door to students at his child’s school if their families opted out of vaccinations because of personal beliefs.
A knife-wielding man was shot during an argument about poor driving in an apartment-complex parking lot late Wednesday night, according to Las Vegas police.
As Washington has tightened its belt in recent years, the budget cuts have sliced most deeply in states where President Obama is unpopular, according to an analysis of federal spending by Reuters.
Some things have changed considerably since the last Nevada Legislature convened. Here’s some of the things that are different as the 2015 session gets underway Monday.
Malaysia declared on Thursday the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims’ relatives while the search for the plane goes on.
A Lone Peak High School student near Provo was told her dress must be covered up because it was too inappropriate for the Preference Dance at the school last Saturday.
A bill that would provide full benefits to retired veterans who collect both pension checks and disability payments was reintroduced in Congress this week.
A teenager is in critical condition after he fell from a skateboard he was riding while holding on to his mother’s car, according to Las Vegas police.
A woman who was briefly trapped in an SUV was expected to survive after a rollover wreck in the southeast valley Thursday morning.
A former Nevada Transportation Department employee from Fallon has been sentenced to 18 to 48 months in state prison for his fraudulent use of a state credit card to support a gambling addiction.
A treasure hunter who allegedly bilked investors after recovering tens of millions of dollars worth of gold from a shipwreck was arrested in south Florida after years on the run and was due to appear in federal court there on Thursday.
I never viewed Pete Carroll much of a Hamlet type, but if you’re talking about a guy whose impulse for revenge will play out mostly inside his head this week, the Seattle Seahawks coach can certainly act the part.
A freshman member of the Stanford University swim team was charged with raping a woman last week while she was unconscious from alcohol or drugs near campus fraternity houses, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
The Sundance Film Festival isn’t a typical launchpad for studio blockbusters, but Warner Bros. surprised theater-goers on Tuesday night by unveiling the Wachowski siblings’ “Jupiter Ascending” at a “secret screening.”
Two former Vanderbilt University football players are facing decades in prison after being convicted of raping an unconscious student in a dorm room, and now all eyes are focused on the two other suspects in the case.
Several hundred charter, online, private and home-schooled students, parents and administrators converged on the Capitol grounds Wednesday to promote school choice in Nevada.
More than 300,000 tourists are expected to begin pouring into Southern Nevada Friday night for Super Bowl weekend.
A former Nevada Department of Corrections officer was sentenced to five years probation Wednesday in a scheme to get smartphones into High Desert State Prison.
A man who dresses as the comic superhero Mr. Incredible has been sentenced to 3 years probation after pleading guilty to attacking a woman costumed as Batgirl in a Hollywood Boulevard turf dispute, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Ryan Bundy, son of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, was arrested Tuesday in Cedar City, Utah. Iron County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Nik Johnson said in a release that Bundy was served with an arrest warrant while at the county courthouse on a separate case.
McCarran International Airport last year posted its highest passenger volume totals since 2008, welcoming 42.9 million people through its gates in 2014.
A former employee has filed a class action lawsuit that claims the Mariana’s supermarket chain has been depriving her and others of overtime wages by forcing them to perform “off-the-clock work.”
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