When Sweden-based furniture seller IKEA closed in late December on its purchase of 26 acres of land in southwest Las Vegas, it set a post-recession high for land deals of its type, local observers say.
It should come as no surprise that Las Vegas promises to have the glitziest election matchup among more than a dozen races spread across three cities as campaign season officially begins Tuesday.
Increased noise from military jets will be heard through Feb. 13 over the north end of the Las Vegas Valley as Nellis Air Force Base hosts a Red Flag air combat training exercise, base officials said.
The public can attend or watch a televised fact-finding review Friday of a July police shooting that killed a man in North Las Vegas.
Paramount is moving Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible 5” forward by five months, from Christmas to July 31, 2015.
Every session has a cast of hundreds, but a few always stand out. Here are some to watch in 2015.
Because most early cultures left no written record, we have gleaned much of what we know of them from the ruins, relics and artifacts they left behind.
Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky began his state of the district address on Monday by praising specialty magnet programs, but warned that enrollment is rapidly growing in the crowded school system.
Nevada’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility is still struggling with the timely admission of court-ordered patients, a condition of a federal lawsuit settlement, according to a defense lawyer and state records.
A baby boy was born without eyes to a family in the East Valley. Richie Lopez is 3 months old, and his mother, Kelly Lopez, says she had a completely normal pregnancy. Her ultrasounds never hinted her son would be born without eyes.
The New York Yankees are working on legal arguments to void milestone home run bonuses for Alex Rodriguez, according to reports Monday.
An inmate died Jan. 1 in Carson City, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced Monday.
A 4-year-old boy is expected to survive after Las Vegas police said he shot himself in a leg after finding a gun under a pillow in a northwest valley home.
Interstate 15 in California near the Nevada state line will be closed for a total of 30 minutes Wednesday for electrical line work, according to the California Department of Transportation.
Twenty-somethings who were born prematurely are less likely to move in with a lover or have sex than their peers born at full-term, Finnish researchers find.
A day after Southern Nevada experienced near-record high temperatures, winter weather afar is resulting in flight cancellations at McCarran International Airport.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday upheld the illegal campaign contribution conviction of former political power broker Harvey Whittemore.
The operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp. begins an unusual two-day trial on Monday to decide which of two bankruptcy courts will review its $10 billion debt-cutting plan. In some ways, the decision is not just about which judge, but which law will govern.
Two bodies have been found in the search for a missing Marietta couple. The Georgia State Patrol Dive Team found Bud and June Runion’s missing SUV in a body of water. A short distance away, investigators found the body of a man and woman.
Sen. Harry Reid was released from the hospital on Monday following surgery that repaired bones in his brow, temple and cheek broken in an accident in his home, a spokesman said.
Lottery giant Scientific Games Corp., which acquired two slot machine manufacturers in the past 18 months, announced Monday it would move its corporate headquarters from New York to Las Vegas.
The National Weather Service describes the storm as a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” that could bring up to 3 feet of snow, heavy winds, widespread power outages and epic travel difficulties.
The marquee of a North Las Vegas casino caught fire Monday morning, sending up a plume of smoke visible from miles away.
Eight French nationals and two Greeks were killed and 21 people injured when a Greek fighter plane crashed during NATO training in Spain on Monday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said.
A treat is in store for sky watchers Monday, as a large asteroid will fly close to Earth.
A former CIA officer was convicted in federal court in Virginia on Monday of leaking classified information to a New York Times reporter about a failed U.S. effort to undermine Iran’s nuclear weapons program, the Washington Post reported.
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong says he would not have needed to resort to doping in the sport’s current era and what happened years ago should be seen in the context of the times.
No one was hurt when a car crashed into a northwest valley smoothie cafe Monday morning.
Southwest Airlines is taking Las Vegas indie rock band Imagine Dragons to new heights. The Dallas-based airline will host a concert on a flight between Las Vegas and Atlanta as part of a promotion for the release of the band’s new album on Feb. 17.
Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a 24-year-old tae kwon do instructor from Las Vegas, was named first runner-up to winner Miss Colombia in the nationally televised Miss Universe pageant on Sunday night.
The person operating the drone that crashed on the White House grounds called the U.S. Secret Service Monday morning to “self-report” their involvement in the incident.
An already crowded field of potential candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination needs to make room for one more: Sarah Palin.
When you are in the choking hands of debt, bankruptcy might seems like the only way out. The solution some people turn to when they are in financial holes, bankruptcy is — in reality — not an easy fix and should not be considered lightly.
A former employee of a Fox-owned station shot and killed himself outside the News Corp. building Monday, according to a report in The New York Post and a report by The Wall Street Journal.
Fortified with a fourth member, Nevada Republicans in Congress are serving notice they will erect a firewall against any efforts by President Barack Obama to set aside national monument land in the state.
A few days ago, Tom Brady’s future was shrouded in uncertainty. Would he flee the country or confess to the hideous modern-day NFL crime of deflating footballs for a big playoff game?
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