Las Vegas police are trying to get a man they believe is armed to leave a house he has barricaded himself inside in Laughin, a department spokesman said Friday morning.
Four people were injured on Thursday when a JetBlue plane carrying 147 people made an emergency landing at the Long, Beach, California, airport, because of an engine issue, an airport spokeswoman said. Actor Jackson Rathbone, best known for his role as a vampire in the “Twilight” films, said in a series of Twitter posts that he had been on the plane.
Police say a Pennsylvania man caused more than $14,000 damage to several other vehicles when he took a dare to do a “doughnut” with his pickup truck in a bar parking lot.
If all pre-kindergarten students were removed from Clark County public schools it would free up space equal to 10 new elementary schools.
Houston routed UNLV, 69-0, in the season opener of 1989. The Cougars’ wide-open offense, led by quarterback Andre Ware, revolutionized college football.
It’s been a busy year for The HC | Hughes Center. Since Blackstone subsidiary Equity Office bought the Class A office park at Paradise and Flamingo roads for $347 million a year ago this week, the investor has quietly made big changes.
At age 96, Alan Dunbar admits that his World War II experience as a wounded American soldier in German prison camps made him “as sentimental as the next guy.”
The state’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since August 2008, as construction companies, professional firms and tourism businesses added workers, the state reported Friday morning.
Scotland’s landmark decision to reject independence is not the end of British uncertainty. The 55:45 split, with almost all the votes counted early on Sept. 19, leaves the UK intact. But the terms of the unionist victory introduce tensions which could yet lead to a national division.
Off the field, brothers Ma’ake Kemoeatu, an ex-Baltimore Raven, and Chris Kemoeatu, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, are closer than close. When Chris needed a kidney transplant, his older brother stepped in.
Nevada’s housing market is about average these days, and observers say that’s just fine.
A north valley crash left one dead and another critically injured Thursday night, North Las Vegas police said.
The man police say crashed his truck into the front entrance of the Stratosphere last week has committed suicide, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. Ryan Brown, 40, of Fortville, Ind., was on a six-day drug bender Sept. 10 when he crashed a 2004 Ford F-150 through the casino’s glass front doors, Las Vegas police said.
Local and federal narcotics detectives confiscated about $200,000 worth of marijuana plants Thursday in the southwest valley, Las Vegas police said.
A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.
One person was taken into custody nearly five hours after a Las Vegas police SWAT team responded to a barricade situation near Vegas Drive and North Decatur Boulevard.
For Americans looking to retire abroad, deciding where to live can be a challenge. But Lynne and Tim Martin took that question off the table by deciding to retire everywhere and anywhere.
A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S. military’s Pacific headquarters was sentenced to prison on Wednesday for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and keeping classified documents at his home.
Nevada’s U.S. senators split Thursday on backing Syrian rebels with arms and training, offering starkly different views as to whether the plan that cleared both houses of Congress might work to repel violent Islamic jihadists in the Middle East.
State transportation officials are refuting rancher Cliven Bundy’s claim that they are ultimately responsible for keeping his cattle off Interstate 15 in northeastern Clark County.
A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida.
The man accused of killing his five children in South Carolina and dumping their bodies in Alabama feared that they were going to chop him up and feed him to the dogs, a local television station reported, citing arrest records.
A proposed publicly subsidized soccer stadium in downtown Las Vegas appears doomed as Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian, the council’s swing vote on the stadium deal, said Thursday she would vote against the proposed stadium finance plan if the council vote were today.
High school football teams around the valley are starting hit their stride. Here are this week’s most intriguing matchups.
Las Vegas police officers investigating a tip about a shooting Wednesday discovered something unexpected in a northwest valley apartment — a fetus stuffed inside a glass jar in a freezer.
Matt Youmans, Las Vegas handicapper Bryan Leonard and Golden Nugget sports book director Tony Miller preview the college football and NFL weekend by offering 12 plays.
Gentlemen’s clubs are not being unfairly targeted under Nevada’s live entertainment tax, the state’s high court ruled Thursday.
If you want to get something done, then do it yourself, might be the new strategy Tiger Woods employs when it comes to hiring a new swing coach.
Former Family Court Judge Steven Jones is off the public payroll, but the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline may not be ready to let him go quietly. Paul Deyhle, the commission’s executive director, said Thursday the seven-member panel will consider a lifetime ban to prevent Jones from running for judicial office again.
An aircraft that experienced “an in-flight emergency” landed safely Thursday at Creech Air Force Base at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, base spokeswoman Capt. Stephani Schafer said in an email.
The teenage boy facing four counts of attempted murder after shooting several shotgun rounds into a home on Tuesday had been friends with another teen boy who lived in the house until a fallout “over a girl,” according to a Las Vegas police report.
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