Las Vegas police have used a controversial military surplus program known as “1033” to get equipment including including helicopters, remote-operated robots, tourniquets and storage containers.
It’s become a local market truism: If you want a new home, prepare to drop $100,000 more than you’d shell out for a resale. But new research — admittedly sought out by home builders — shows that pricing gap may be overstated.
The U.S. government on Monday requested that the North Korean government release three U.S. citizens currently detained there “out of humanitarian concern” and grant one of them special amnesty to seek medical care.
A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl’s trust fund — even if she’s convicted.
Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst and pop singer Ariana Grande are among a list of dozens of celebrity women who had hundreds of nude and risque photos posted on the Internet overnight.
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot. The bearded, snarling mascot with a large hooked nose who wears a head scarf did not appear at Coachella Valley High School’s season opening football game on Friday.
All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
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.
Metro police Sgt. Andy LeGrow leads a six-officer unit that works out of a double-wide trailer on the north side of Kyle Canyon Road, keeping the peace on Mount Charleston and surrounding communities
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.
A natural curiosity led to disaster when two chimpanzees escaped from their northwest Las Valley Valley home two years ago, but now the surviving primate is loving her life at an Oregon sanctuary.
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.
One man lost his leg in a Sunday morning crash on northbound U.S. Highway 95, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
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