The man killed by a Metro sniper on Feb. 25 fired 23 rounds from an assault rifle during the two hour standoff, Las Vegas police said during a press conference Tuesday.
Senate Minority Leader Aaron Ford delivered some encouraging news to university and college students visiting the Legislature Monday: He will soon introduce a bill that would establish a new state-run program to refinance their student loans to reduce their payments.
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga are bringing their cross-generational summit back to Las Vegas on April 10 and 11, this time to The Axis theater at Planet Hollywood Resort. Tickets go on sale Saturday through Ticketmaster.
A Justice Department civil rights investigation has concluded that the Ferguson Police Department and the city’s municipal court engaged in a “pattern and practice” of discrimination against African Americans, targeting them disproportionately for traffic stops, use of force, and jail sentences.
Volcano Villarrica in southern Chile erupted in the early hours of Tuesday, sending a plume of ash and lava high into the sky, and forcing the evacuation of nearby communities.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to offer an alternative in his speech to the U.S. Congress on the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.
The families of three victims slain during a southern California rampage last year that left dead six college students and the killer are suing the county, the sheriff’s department and the apartment building where the victims were killed.
Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw was fired Tuesday. Shaw was 20-39 this season with the Nuggets, who began the day seven games out of last place in the Western Conference and 12 1/2 games out of the eighth playoff spot in the conference.
A 62-year-old train engineer who was hospitalized after a train crash and derailment last week in Southern California has died, the first fatality from the incident that left about 50 people injured, police said on Tuesday.
Former CIA director and U.S. Army General David Petraeus has pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified information in a case arising from his affair with a female Army Reserve officer, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
North Las Vegas police on Tuesday released a video of a man they say broke into a home and then used a stolen credit card to shop.
Anthem, known as one of the southern most communities in Henderson, located along the foothills of the Black Mountains and south Eastern Avenue, welcomes guests with a picturesque waterfall entrance.
A juvenile bicyclist was transported to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle at a northwest valley middle school Tuesday morning.
The central figure in a multimillion-dollar investment scam perpetrated by a Clark County judge and others was sentenced Monday to 6 and a half years in federal prison.
Use of electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine would be regulated the same as tobacco under a bill introduced in the Nevada Senate on Monday.
Two adults and two children were displaced Tuesday morning following an apartment blaze near Eastern Avenue and U.S. Highway 95, the Las Vegas Fire Department said.
Mark Cuban and Ann Coulter are heading for the Oval Office. The pair have been cast to the play the president and vice president of the U.S. in “Sharknado 3.”
National Anthem Day is celebrated March 3. How much do you know about the challenging to sing, but inspirational to hear “Star-Spangled Banner”?
Police in West Haven said they arrested a man for trying to steal a car at a convenience store.
Ralph Priola was a busy man during the height of the massive scheme to take over and defraud Las Vegas-area homeowners associations between 2006 and 2008.
Kelly Renee Gissendaner’s execution has been postponed because the drugs that were supposed to be used “appeared cloudy,” the Georgia Department of Corrections said Monday night.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday told a crowd of about 400 people in Las Vegas that he applies conservative values — not just talks about them — as he seriously considers a run for president in 2016.
Officials from a Pentagon agency toured the tunnels of Yucca Mountain last month but do not intend to do work at the Nevada site, a spokesman said Monday.
Judge Judy Sheindlin has extended her whopping contract with CBS TV Distribution to host the top-rated “Judge Judy” through the 2019-20 season.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have violated federal records laws by using a personal email account for all of her work messages, the New York Times reported on Monday.
A man’s plot to break into an unoccupied Mercedes coup went horribly wrong after the brick he threw at the window bounced back and hit him in the face, knocking him out cold.
Actress Michelle Rodriguez challenged racial minorities in Hollywood to “develop their own mythology” and tell their own stories instead of recasting traditionally white characters as different races.
A majority of likely Nevada voters back Gov. Brian Sandoval’s plan to raise taxes to bring in more money for education, with 56 percent backing his proposed higher business license fee and 41 percent opposing the idea, according to a new poll released Monday.
The remains of an 18-year-old girl who vanished in western Colorado late last year have been found and the police are treating the teen’s death as suspicious, authorities said.
A Panamanian player has hit out at Peru’s soccer authorities for doing nothing to stop racism in the country after he walked off the pitch during a top-flight game after being subjected to abuse which he said was going unpunished.
Neither a decade of lobbying nor the passage of two congressional resolutions has won a presidential pardon for famed boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champ widely believed to have been unjustly convicted of a morals crime more than a century ago.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States on Monday that the nuclear deal it is negotiating with Iran could threaten Israel’s survival and insisted he had a “moral obligation” to speak up about deep differences with President Barack Obama on the issue.
D’Andre Berghardt Jr. was tased twice and shot seven times by Bureau of Land Management officers in an incident on state Route 159 near Red Rock last year, investigating officers testified in a fact-finding hearing Monday morning.
The popular streaming service will drop 60 titles in March and adding 37 new titles, including several TV series.
An hour after the Nevada Department of Transportation lifted a snow-chain restriction on state Route 156, the Nevada Highway Patrol responded to two crashes in Lee Canyon Monday afternoon.
One person was shot dead and four others wounded when gunfire erupted during a brawl in a Southern California restaurant on Monday, and two of those hurt were in custody including one subdued by a security guard at the scene, police said.
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