The mother accused of drowning her son told police the “voices in her head” made her do it. Noah Lane Allen, 3, was found unresponsive by firefighters in an apartment near Vegas and Buffalo Drives. Christine Allen has been charged in the case.
Las Vegas police are looking for a man in connection with an armed robbery early last week. The man went into a shop near Rancho Drive and Cheyenne Avenue about 9:30 p.m. on March 3, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the cash register, police said.
In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did — an act that “couldn’t get any more evil” — and how he now wishes that his son had never been born.
Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance and sent 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries like bruises and scrapes, authorities said Sunday.
A river bled dry by thirsty cities and farms in two countries will flow once again through northern Mexico later this month. Beginning March 23, the last dam on the Colorado River will open its gates to unleash a man-made flood that is scheduled to last eight weeks.
Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal.
A 37-year-old woman was sentenced to 13 years to life in prison for repeatedly tying her 4-year-old daughter to a bed without food or water while she went to work and church and beating her with a belt. Laketha Moore said she regretted what she had done to her daughter.
Las Vegas police were investigating a shooting at a park near UNLV that left one person hospitalized in critical condition Sunday night. Police received multiple calls about gunshots about 6:30 p.m. at Molasky Family Park, near East Twain Avenue at Cambridge Street.
Cartel kingpin Nazario Moreno Gonzalez had two lives. One ended in late 2010 when the leader of a vicious drug gang ruling the western state of Michoacan was supposedly killed by federal police. The second ended when he died in a shootout with government troops early Sunday.
The next time Brad Keselowski shows up in Las Vegas, he might find a steak named after him at The D’s Andiamo steakhouse.
A very strong earthquake that struck offshore rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damage.
Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
Culinary Workers Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165 reached agreement late Friday on a new five-year contract with the Riviera, the second independent casino to settle with the unions. The contract, which would replace the agreement that expired last June, still needs to be ratified by the Riviera workers.
The familiar figure of Todd Farlow offering his opinion at government meetings is no more, leaving behind officials who mourn his loss, despite his sometimes chastising their decisions as “crap,” then adding “shame on you.”
In the world of Dale Earnhardt Jr., running out of gas is a public embarrassment, especially when it happens on the final lap, which allowed Brad Keselowski to surge past him and win the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Erika Jensen, 32, has worked as a full-time volunteer since she was 19. First as a member of Youth With A Mission, then its subsidiary RescueNet. She lives off of donations from personal sponsors and estimates that she earns about $3 per hour.
Henderson is not planning to eliminate senior transportation to the Heritage Park Senior Facility, but the city wants to find a cheaper way to do business.
Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
Two Clark County women are among thousands of plaintiffs across the country who have filed product liability lawsuits against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos. Delores Cipriano, 81, of Henderson, and Bertha Triana, 80, of Las Vegas, each filed lawsuits last year in District Court against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a Japanese company that makes the prescription drug pioglitazone under the trade name Actos. Both women claim their bladder cancer was caused by the medication.
Presto’s food has a healthy focus, and they specialize in a Turkish flatbread called a pide, which we haven’t spotted elsewhere in town. But let’s talk about the cream of mushroom soup and the ahi tuna sliders.
A man was transported to the hospital in critical condition after crashing his motorcycle on State Route 159 Sunday night.
At the end of Classic Cars Lane, near Cashman Center, a small complex and a warehouse appear unremarkable from the outside. But inside, there are nearly 300 classic cars, including 150 convertibles.
Growing up in Carson City, first-year Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams didn’t spend time focusing on any major league heroes. He didn’t even watch a lot of the Saturday games on network TV.
Police found a North Las Vegas man who went missing from a group home Saturday night.
Eight months before the Nov. 4 general election, Nevada’s most competitive congressional contest is heating up.
Douglas Oliverius recently threw a surprise party in honor of his wife Janice’s 57th birthday. Imagining the celebration would come might have surprised both of them six years ago. In March 2008, Janice was diagnosed with stage 3B breast cancer.
After the nation’s only unbeaten made another put-away run in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament title game, guard Fred VanVleet fired back at doubters who cast aspersions on a schedule ranked 113th in the nation.
A national group is launching a $500,000 TV ad campaign and website targeting Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat running for Nevada attorney general, painting him as a politician leading the high life and taking freebies.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic and presenting sponsor Graff Diamonds honored Siegfried and Roy at their Diamonds are Forever Gala on March 1 at Aria
Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories — half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
Eric Jordan Young has done a show on the Strip more than 2,000 times for four years now, but no one is calling him a Las Vegas headliner. That’s the next thing he’d like to be.