Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is back home after spending 10 days in a Las Vegas hospital following a heart attack.
They squint at the blackboard and hold books close to their faces. When teachers see children who have obvious vision issues, they refer them to the school nurse, who usually suggests seeing an optometrist to get glasses. But what if the family has no funds for such an expense? Enter Eye Care 4 Kids, which works to get children from low-income families vision care.
When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the music. All for one weekend.
Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday’s opening game of the NBA playoffs.
Never underestimate the potential of a good workplace conversation. Gaile Ferguson, Brenda Dumas and Carolyn Hurst are artists who work in the media of, respectively, photography, fused glass art and quilts. But, like many artists, they pay the bills by working 9-to-5 jobs, in education.
Officials from nine Western states say it’s time they take control of federal lands within their borders.
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama’s health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.
The Clark County coroner’s office identified the body of a man who was found in a flood control channel near Owens Avenue and B Street on Tuesday as Michael David Trudeau, 44.
Three people involved in a Saturday morning vehicle-into-pole collision were taken to the hospital with minor-to-critical injuries.
A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from “Game of Thrones” that he says a school official perceived as a threat.
A billboard along Interstate 94 is part of an effort to help catch a person who has been soiling slides at an Ypsilanti playground over the last six months.
NASA’s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, just three days after it survived a full lunar eclipse — something it was never designed to do.
After consuming legalized marijuana, two Coloradans are dead and the effects of the recreational drug are questioned.
One man died and another was injured in a Friday night shooting in North Las Vegas.
Two Saturday morning vehicle collisions had one northwest valley road down to one lane of traffic.
An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn’t need another black commander in chief.
A Japanese restaurant in an old 5 & Diner? Talk about a visual non sequitur. “Fine dining” may be overstepping the bounds of its location and somewhat slow service, so consider it as applying solely to the food.
With the Ultimate Fighting Championship preparing to determine the next title challenger in its heavyweight division, the organization visited the home of one of its largest fans Thursday.
When a notable CNN journalist speaks to a leadership conference later this year, she will deliver a clear message: “You need to be well-informed. You need to be confident and you’ve got to have guts,” Natalie Allen said of the leaders she’ll speak to at the 2104 Women’s Leadership Conference at the MGM Grand.
When the Contemporary Arts Center announced its 25th Annual Juried Show, the nonprofit group also announced something else: its demise. But, to paraphrase something Mark Twain once wrote, reports of CAC’s demise have been exaggerated.
Easter sales nationwide are expected to reach $15.9 billion. Assuming the same trends hold true in Nevada, Easter sales in the Silver State are expected to ring up $235 million.
Beibut Shumenov, the 30-year-old Las Vegas resident by way of Kazakhstan, gets the ultimate test when he faces future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, the International Boxing Federation champion, tonight in Washington, D.C., on a Showtime-televised card.
Rock star Ian Astbury is a practicing Buddhist who does jiu-jitsu. I am a Buddhist who lifts weights at home. This is how we talk together about our paths.
The Reno City Council is moving ahead with rules for medical marijuana establishments within the city limits.
Without experience, it’s hard to get a job, and without a job, it’s hard to gain experience.
An undocumented immigrant who registered to vote under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections is in custody in California and faces extradition to Nevada to face two felony charges.
Firefighters responded Friday afternoon to a fire in Overton that burned about 6 acres of brush and threatened many homes, livestock and barns.
A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with her 3-year-old son: a dead body.
Clark County’s Department of Air Quality issued an advisory for ozone this week that will be in place throughout the spring and summer.
A federal appeals court panel has overturned the conviction of a man for sending threatening emails to two top North Las Vegas officials after his car was repossessed.
The Mustang Club of America is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the release of the Ford Mustang car at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’s an opportunity for owners, fans and Mustang aficionados to gather, show off their vehicles and swap stories.