Saturday night’s Rise Lantern Festival was two hours of awe followed by nearly four hours of transportation woes at Jean Dry Lake.
Nevada state Sen. Justin Jones and challenger Becky Harris have a record of widely contrasting views on gay marriage, which became even more clear after the Oct. 7 federal court ruling tossing out the state’s same-sex marriage ban.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin worries that medical marijuana entrepreneurs might decide to sue of the city after it changed the way it plans to pick winning applicants to open legal pot dispensaries and grow houses.
Money really does grow on trees in autumn in New England, and all six states are raking it in. Officials say tourists will spend upward of $3 billion to catch a glimpse of the red, yellow and orange hues — and the windfall is steadily rising as the economy regains strength.
Denver’s Peyton Manning throws 509th touchdown pass to break Brett Favre’s NFL record.
The cash-strapped city of North Las Vegas — mired by past crises, horrific headlines and likely other skeletons its relatively new leaders have yet to unpack — has two finalists for the city manager’s job.
Forget Uber, the Clark County Democratic Party is offering free rides to its members who want to vote early this week and next, launching yet another initiative to get Nevadans to the polls to vote for the party’s candidates.
Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection.
A newly booked Clark County Detention Center inmate tried to hype the Ebola scare on Sunday morning, prompting a thorough response from officials, Las Vegas police said.
A man who went missing on Friday was found and is back home on Sunday, Las Vegas police announced.
A Nevada law that requires DNA samples be taken from every person arrested on a felony charge — and criticized by civil rights groups as an invasion of privacy — has seen surprisingly little pushback in the four months it’s been in practice.
In Geneva, a top U.N. official warned against anti-African discrimination fueled by fears of Ebola. The disease has ravaged a small part of Africa, but the international image of the whole continent is increasingly under siege, reinforcing some old stereotypes.
The bloody World War II drama “Fury” blew past “Gone Girl” at theaters this weekend.
Racing dirt bikes always has been a family affair for Ryan Dungey, whose older brother Jade is a factory mechanic for his Red Bull/KTM team and whose younger brother Blake is expected to make his pro motocross debut next year.
Nevada Highway Patrol responded just before noon to an SUV-versus-truck collision at the intersection of North Lamb Boulevard and the 215 Beltway, according to NHP Trooper Chelsea Webster.
Sparsely populated Lincoln County comprises old towns, ancient rock art, numerous all-terrain vehicle trails and five outstanding areas preserved as state parks. Visit this autumn and you’ll enjoy seasonal color until the snow flies.
Cody Fajardo threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in the second half as Nevada earned a come-from-behind, non-conference win at Brigham Young, 42-35, Saturday night.
Violent disturbances near Keene State College during an annual pumpkin festival lasted until early Sunday and involved dozens of arrests and injuries, as well as police in riot gear using tear gas to disperse crowds.
Producers of new shows on the Strip pull the plug much faster than in the past. One reason, they say, is a lack of support from hotel-casinos, which used to be partners in entertainment instead of just landlords.
The Women’s Research Institute of Nevada and Vegas PBS are joining forces to talk about women’s contribution to Nevada history, just in time for the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the state.
Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, just a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown.
Here it is, the middle of October, and there’s no baseball playoff games today. This is what baseball fans get when the Royals — the Royals?! — and Giants take care of business early, albeit in the most dramatic of fashions.
The first Rise Festival was expected to attract as many as 10,000 participants who lit and released 21,000 balloons, according to a BLM assessment of the event being staged by Ody Events.
State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural western Pennsylvania home. About $10,000 worth.
They could put off the inevitable for only so long. Now, locals who renewed health insurance early in 2013 to delay complying with mandates in the Affordable Care Act are feeling the effects of the law.
There used to be a time when everybody was familiar with Shriners and their bling-bling, red fez hats with rhinestones and black tassels, whether they were motoring around in their mini cars during a parade, or lathered in clown makeup for their annual circus.
On Saturday, Faried was back in Las Vegas, this time with his NBA team, the Denver Nuggets, as they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 104-93 in a preseason game in front of 8,331 at Mandalay Bay. But he still has that disturbing image in his mind of seeing his USA teammate go down behind the basket.
The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight as Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish defenders with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday.
For more than a year I’ve been hearing rumblings that some friends of film legend Tony Curtis gather at his grave every year, with drinks in hand, and toast him on his birthday, June 2.
Workforce Connections isn’t like most agencies. Each year it shepherds millions in federal dollars to local job training and related service providers, then has the task of holding those recipients to account for the funding.
Calling their conduct “constitutionally abhorrent,” a federal judge recently chided government prosecutors for working in secret to keep millions of dollars in cash and assets seized from a Las Vegas gambler and his family in a decade-long bookmaking investigation.
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