Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a ban of glass containers and bottles on the Strip sidewalks.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
Lana Del Rey has gone off the grid for “medical reasons” and canceled her upcoming European tour.
The Ontario County District Attorney’s office completed its investigation of the fatal accident at a New York state sprint car track involving NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart and will take the case to a grand jury to decide whether he will face charges.
Wynn Resorts has bested Mohegan Sun for the lucrative Boston-area casino license, based largely on the strength of its $1.6 billion project’s economic development potential.
A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras.
No longer a hurricane, tropical storm Odile should still have valley residents on alert for possible flash floods this week. The National Weather Service instated a 36-hour flash flood watch from Wednesday morning until Thursday night as Odile pushes moisture into the valley area.
Fire crews aided by calmer winds and aircraft knocked down a wildfire Tuesday that damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church and forced more than 1,000 people to flee a small town near the Oregon border.
Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors’ dog in front of them. But the corgi apparently wasn’t the one barking.
Is red wine really good for you? And if it is, would eating grapes or drinking grape juice be good for your kids?
CBS and Rihanna are splitting up after more fallout from the Ray Rice incident. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna’s voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts — after the singer issued a profane tweet about it.
Sen. Harry Reid on Monday claimed a bit of credit for pushing energy policies in Congress that led to electric car maker Tesla being able to choose Nevada for its lithium battery Gigafactory.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Tuesday identified the bicyclist who died in North Las Vegas in a Saturday auto-bicycle accident.
It was a calm morning in Antarctica’s remote Ross Sea when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.
How does “The Voice” winner Danielle Bradbery deal with the pressure of national fame at a young age?
International firearms giant Beretta may soon have a higher profile at the Clark County Shooting Complex.
An estimated 100 fans in blue “MLS2LV” T-shirts turned out at a Sept. 3 City Council meeting to support a controversial plan to build a $200 million Major League Soccer stadium downtown.
When developer ProLogis breaks ground Tuesday morning on its 464,203-square-foot Las Vegas Corporate Center No. 19, it will be the first time since the recession that a large-scale, speculative building has been attempted in the local market.
A wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border has damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to flee.
Nevada needs an appeals court before its legal system can graduate from the “horse and buggy” era, a panel of experts said Monday.
State Superintendent of Public Schools Dale Erquiaga said five months ago that “student answer sheets were altered by one or more adults,” in test cheating at Kelly Elementary School, but the battle still rages over evidence that might support the allegation.
About 30 Nevada National Guard soldiers in the 72nd Military Police Company participated in a deployment ceremony Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Orleans.
Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya’s pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent.
South Carolina U.S. congressman Mark Sanford and his ex-wife have agreed to go to mediation over the latest spat arising from their divorce in 2010. And Sanford’s fiancee learned in a Facebook post by him that he was breaking off their engagement.
UNLV star wide receiver Devante Davis returns to his hometown of Houston to play the Cougars. He wanted to play for Houston, but wasn’t recruited by that school.
Jury selection began Monday morning in the federal trial of a Las Vegas-area urologist charged in a scheme to reuse needle guides meant for single use in prostate procedures.
A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, at a Reno museum earlier this month.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who is facing charges in Texas for child abuse in an incident involving a 4-year-old son, has been accused in a separate incident involving another 4-year-old son, KHOU-TV in Houston reported Monday.
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Small Business Administration started touring the flood-battered Moapa Valley Monday to determine if the area is eligible for federal aid.
Two northern Nevada fire chiefs have asked the Public Utilities Commission to investigate the safety of NV Energy’s residential “smart” meters, saying they believe the meters are associated with a string of recent fires.
A young black man who was fatally shot last week by Utah police lunged at the officers with a real sword that had a 2.5-foot steel blade, prosecutors said Monday.
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