A Las Vegas Family Court judge said Thursday that he wants to tour the Caliente Youth Center a week after ordering the removal of all Clark County’s juvenile offenders from a facility in Elko amid allegations of hogtying.
A doctor grazed by gunfire from a patient who had entered his office in a suburban hospital’s psychiatric unit stopped him by returning fire with his own gun and injuring him, authorities said.
A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday. Jaylin Landaverry Galdamez, 17, died Tuesday and Olga Galdamez, 42, died Sunday, according to the medical examiner’s office. The mother owned the truck.
An 80-year-old Long Beach man says he shot and killed a woman he caught burglarizing his home, despite her plea that she was pregnant.
“Sharknado 2: The Second One” (9 p.m. Wednesday, Syfy) really is that much better in a bad way (or that much worse in a good way, depending on your perspective) than the original.
A Burkina Faso official says the wreckage of the Air Algerie plane that went missing has been found in Mali. Gen. Gilbert Diendere says the wreckage was located about 31 miles from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali.
Las Vegas police said the man they believe is responsible for a deadly shooting at a west valley convenience store last week was arrested in California on Wednesday night.
For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America’s most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
The owner of slot machine route operator said Thursday his wife sold her stake in a potential Clark County medical marijuana dispensary, which eliminated any conflict with a regulatory request that gaming license holders stay away from the business.
Henderson city officials on Thursday are announcing plans to launch projects on Warm Springs Road, Eastern Avenue and Whitney Ranch Drive. The projects will cost $4.6 million, partially paid for with funds generated by the 6-month-old indexing fund.
Southwest Airlines obliterated its earnings record book again, posting best-ever profits for the fifth quarter in a row with a 7.9 percent increase in revenue and more than doubling earnings from a year ago.
As a condemned murderer gasped for more than 90 minutes in the death chamber, an Arizona judge convened an urgent hearing in which a state lawyer assured him that the inmate was comatose and not feeling any pain.
A pedestrian who was hit by a car while crossing a west valley street Saturday died the next day, the Clark County coroner’s office said Thursday.
Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.
A 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who turns six on Friday, isn’t asking for what most kids ask for on a birthday — he just wants some birthday cards.
What began as a traffic stop quickly devolved into a midday crime spree, during which a man wielding a rifle in one hand and a handgun in the other waved them wildly at cars driving down a highway, burst through a closed garage door in a stolen SUV and attempted to steal a state dump truck, all as a news helicopter watched from above.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is lagging when it comes to providing health care to women veterans, the agency’s director acknowledged Thursday under questioning at a House hearing.
A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.
In the past year, a local economic development group says it helped bring 3,412 jobs to Southern Nevada.
Regional casino operator Penn National Gaming reversed a second quarter net loss despite a 14 percent decline in net revenue, the company said Thursday.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory’s Hamas rulers.
What’s inspiring former Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy these days? “Everything and anything,” Murphy said. “I tend to stay away from music. It’s environmental, personal, friendships, observation of life and others’ lives, and the muse will come to me.
LeBron James has a photographic memory. It’s something those closest to him have known about for some time.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison, a Republican running for lieutenant governor, is trying to siphon off some of the Hispanic vote in his campaign against Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Latina Democrat who’s popular among the Latino crowd.
United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.
North Las Vegas promoted three acting department heads to permanent posts on Wednesday, finalizing appointees picked to lead the city’s finance, utilities and fire departments.
Champion eater Joey Chestnut had his own walk-up music at the Hooters World Wing Eating Contest in Las Vegas. He won, of course, by eating a record 182 chicken wings.
Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light and collided with an unmarked police vehicle.
After three swimmers went missing at Lake Mead in as many days, one man’s body was recovered Wednesday evening, park officials say.
Nevada utility customers could save hundreds of millions of dollars on their electric bills if the Nevada Legislature adopted energy savings standards as 26 other states have already done, a public policy group said Wednesday.
Jason “Blu” Griffith was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for choking to death “Fantasy” dancer Debbie Flores Narvaez on Dec. 12, 2010, after their year-long on-again, off-again tumultuous relationship.
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