Nevada Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Heck said Monday morning he is running for the U.S. Senate, becoming the leading GOP candidate so far in the 2016 race to succeed retiring Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.
The Twitterverse lit up with references to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after the 5-2 U.S. victory over Japan in the Women’s World Cup championship match but other Twitter users called those comments offensive.
The Grateful Dead gave what they say will be their last group performance on Sunday, playing to some 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans in Chicago’s Soldier Field.
A new bill by U.S. Rep. Joe Heck would allow “Hispanic-serving” colleges to tap federal grant money to help students trying to get into medical schools.
Rory McIlroy’s defence of golf’s British Open and a keenly-anticipated contest with American Jordan Spieth was thrown into doubt on Monday when he revealed he had ruptured an ankle ligament while playing football with friends.
A lot of people may have gotten that feeling recently when they’ve hit the road and seen some recently issued Nevada license plates. The demand for more number-letter variations has brought a new look to Nevada license plates.
Rescue crews are looking for a man who jumped off a boat at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sunday afternoon, park officials said.
The Las Vegas Fire Department was a bit busier this 4th of July compared to last year’s, but no major fires or injuries were blamed on fireworks, the department said Sunday.
Burt Shavitz, co-founder and namesake for natural care product company Burt’s Bees, has died, the company said on Sunday. He was 80.
The woman who was pregnant when she was stuck by a car near the Strip and later lost her prematurely born baby has died, the Clark County coroner’s office said.
As Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn wrap their first team-up there this weekend, they join a short and prestigious list.
The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the third time, crushing Japan 5-2 on Sunday with striker Carli Lloyd scoring the tournament’s fastest ever hat-trick, including a spectacular goal from the half-way line.
Las Vegas police are responding to a home in the northwestern Las Vegas Valley, where a man has locked himself inside, and gunshots were reportedly fired.
Bullhead City police said the 8:00 a.m. crash occurred at the intersection of Meadows Drive and Highway 95.
A gunman shot and killed by police when he “engaged” them at a Henderson hotel Saturday morning has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Phoenix Fire Department video shows a crew in helmets drilling into a wall during an operation that department spokesman Aaron Ernsberger said involved about 30 firefighters.
More than 1,000 inmates had been transferred from the Hualapai Unit of the prison to other corrections facilities by Sunday afternoon.
Southwestern Utah’s gorgeous Kolob Terrace sweeps from the 10,000-foot heights of the Markagunt Plateau to the cliff tops of Zion Canyon. This wild and rugged area lures campers, hikers, horsemen and fishermen.
The advisory expires about 4:30 p.m. and covers Summerlin, Lone Mountain, Aliante, Centennial Hills and Floyd Lamb State Park, the weather service said.
Chileans streamed into roads, squares and bars after their team beat bitter rival Argentina 4-1 on penalties Saturday - the South American country’s first ever major trophy.
The rollover happened about 12 p.m. near the Valley View Boulevard exit, just before the Rancho Drive exit, Regional Transportation Commission wrote in an email Sunday.
The Foo Fighters had to cancel a European tour last month after lead singer Dave Grohl broke his leg, but they were back in fine form on July Fourth.
The 38-foot cabin cruiser was refueling around 6:30 p.m. ET at a Solomons Island marina, about 75 miles southeast of Washington, when an unknown source ignited the vessel and caused a flash fire, according to the Solomons Volunteer Fire and Rescue department.
Catch a ride with a Las Vegas cabdriver these days, and you might expect to hear a lament about the precarious future of the taxi racket now that Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing operators are entering the game.
Ralph Lamb, one tough cowboy, may have died of a broken heart.
The dozen or so homes and vacation cabins high in the canyon 60 miles west of Las Vegas have been without a permanent water source since the Carpenter 1 fire, and relief is still at least another 18 months away.
A Clark County grand jury refused to indict Warren McClinton and a jury acquitted him on a charge of sexual assault six years later.
As the Clark County School District will offer no pay increases this upcoming year, approximately 30,000 employees now must wait to see what perks — if any — their labor unions will negotiate with the district.
Fireworks exploded all around the Las Vegas Valley on Saturday night.
Kris Bryant provided the holiday fireworks with two home runs — including his first Wrigley Field grand slam — to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Even as officials begin preparations to split up the mammoth Clark County School District in a few years, Henderson is already creating what amounts to its own mini-school system.
In response to the church shootings in Charleston, S.C., that killed nine African-Americans, a valley multicultural church and an African-American congregation gathered for a joint service of prayer, sermon and song to celebrate racial unity.
Boulder City turned out the celebrate Independence Day on Saturday with the 67th Annual Boulder City Damboree Celebration. This year’s theme was “Great Americans: The Next Generation.”
Henderson police shot and killed an armed man when he “engaged” them after a disturbance call to a hotel Saturday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
A residential deck on a North Carolina island collapsed on Saturday and at least 14 people were rushed to the hospital, with several listed in critical condition, officials said.
A 30-year-old man whose body was found Wednesday in the Arts District of downtown Las Vegas was identified Saturday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
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