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.
Police confirmed that a loaded assault rifle found along a busy Arizona freeway Saturday morning belongs to a Glendale firefighter. A man reportedly spotted the AR-15 lying in a gutter while he was driving on the Loop 101 east of 75th Avenue.
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 federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday upheld the illegal campaign contribution conviction of former political power broker Harvey Whittemore.
“Doctor Who” star David Tennant has been cast as Marvel villain Kilgrave on Netflix’s “AKA Jessica Jones,” Marvel announced Monday.
Nevada joined a lawsuit with more than two dozen states challenging President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration that would protect some 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Monday, saying the president is “undermining the rule of law.”
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.
Kobe Bryant will have surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, the Los Angeles Lakers said on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, would a tax by another name be as odious?
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 overcrowded school system.
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?
With Nevada’s economy rebounding and unemployment numbers greatly improved, state officials are looking beyond just job creation to laying the groundwork for a whole new economy based on high-tech.
The Clark County School District’s graduation rates for the second year continue to hover around 71 percent, with 16,604 students receiving diplomas in 2014. However, the 70.9 percent graduation rate was lower than the 2013 high of 71.5 percent, when 16,194 students graduated.
No longer is it enough to simply lace up your running shoes and pant your way through a marathon.
Representations of lions, tigers, bears and scores of impressive animals border a meeting room at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, but the dozens of curious people in attendance had other things on their minds: fossils.
“Birdman” nabbed the top prize of the night at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild awards, winning best cast in a film.
Former UNLV assistant and head coach Tim Grgurich is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after having two separate procedures to clear blockages in his heart late last week.
If you’re ready to blow the whistle on someone or something at Las Vegas City Hall, you might want to wait a few weeks. Or else do it as soon as possible.
A monster snowstorm is expected to slam into the Northeast on Monday and Tuesday, dumping what could be up to 3 feet of snow in Boston and New York, along with freezing rain and strong gusts possibly reaching hurricane level.
Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” continued its box office dominance this weekend, picking up $64.4 million and steamrolling over everything in sight, including Johnny Depp.
Corinne Entratter Sidney has had a lifelong love of fashion — and a collection to boot. With help from experts at UNLV, 800 pieces, including some from her late husband, director George Sidney, are being divided into collections and offered to new homes, such museums.
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