The Strip is famous for allowing what often isn’t allowed elsewhere — strolling with a glass drink in hand among them. It’s the one piece of real estate where oversized margarita drinks don’t raise eyebrows among pedestrians. But one indulgence might disappear from the Strip’s sidewalks in the name of public safety: drinks in glass containers.
The economy has wreaked havoc on William Jacob’s career as a chef. Now the state is taking his taqueria but he hasn’t lost hope.
Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.
Joel Kielbowicz, who played at Green Valley and UNLV, had been grinding away in the fringes and the margins and the pro tennis hinterlands. Last week, he and his mixed doubles partner Jacqueline Cako played in the U.S. Open.
Clark County, following through on a deal made in 2008, is expected Tuesday to finalize the purchase the Metropolitan Police Department’s new headquarters complex from the owner for about $208.3 million.
The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday.
A backyard propane bottle caught fire and caused $50,000 in damage to a Henderson house Sunday evening, officials say.
Gene Auffert manages a team of 1,800 people and a fleet of 900 vehicles at Yellow-Checker-Star Transportation, one of the largest cab companies in southern Nevada.
In the debate over whether chocolate is good or bad, some nutritionists are talking about the potential health benefits it might have.
It’s pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it — getting his dousing in the center of North Korea’s capital on Sunday.
Las Vegas start-ups are embracing co-working spaces, both for the low rent and the synergies that come from working with similarly motivated entrepreneurs.
This Labor Day weekend, the two top candidates for lieutenant governor, Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchison, were sure to cross paths as they made the campaign circuit of parades, fairs, pancake breakfasts and rib cook-offs across Nevada.
The very makeup of their schedules puts night shift workers at higher risk compared with their daytime counterparts for a variety of health issues, including heart disease, depression, obesity and diabetes.
The summer box office for 2014 was the worst in at least seven years. Here are some things to take away from those results.
Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland’s subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace.
Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.
The mother of a Washington state boy who brought a gun to school that went off in his backpack and critically wounded a classmate will spend more than a year behind bars.
We’ve been advising consumers that they can’t buy plans through the state exchange until Nov. 15, unless they have a qualifying life event such as a relocation, birth or marriage. Although that’s still the case, the state Insurance Division recently asked us to remind Nevadans they can buy off of the state’s Nevada Health Link exchange at any time.
Roughly 250 miles southeast of Las Vegas — four hours, mostly by freeway — Flagstaff offers a cool alternative to summer in Southern Nevada. For a city of just 70,000, the famed gateway is itself an attractive destination with more than enough to see, do, eat and drink on any weekend in any season.
Two people sustained head and spinal injuries and had to be airlifted from Wheeler Pass Sunday morning following an ATV accident.
Police say an armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by.
The man who was found dead in a Henderson roadway early Saturday morning was identified Sunday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
At least one person was injured in a Sunday morning motorcycle crash in the northeast valley, Las Vegas police said.
The city of Las Vegas appears poised to support a new kind of downtown ride: a giant money slide in the shape of a soccer stadium.
One man lost his leg in a Sunday morning crash on northbound U.S. Highway 95, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Sept. 1 marks the start of the fall watering schedule at valley homes and business, with irrigation use restricted to three assigned days per week through Oct. 31.
Flop didn’t work in either silly or vulgar form, yet still taught lessons on how to bridge local theater and tourist entertainment.
Justin Brecht’s innovative approach to teaching fifth-graders at Mendoza Elementary School garnered him the title of Clark County Educator of the Year for 2013-14 in a program sponsored by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Sierra Nevada College.
The online gaming community believes PokerStars’ planned entrance into New Jersey’s Internet wagering market in October is the fuel needed to kick-start the state’s stagnant gambling activity into overdrive.
As in his upset win over Renan Barao in May, TJ Dillashaw peppered Joe Soto with shots before finally capitalizing on an opening and knocking him out in the fifth and final round to retain the belt in the main event of UFC 177.
Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest Friday to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles and was sentenced to serve probation and community service.
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