Wayne Fischer borrowed against his 2006 Ford Ranger, taking out a type of loan so controversial that it's illegal in 25 states. Fischer's car-title loan ultimately cost him far more than the truck, which the lender seized when he couldn't pay.
Nevada and Strip gaming revenue fell during October, the fourth time in the last five months that the results showed declining numbers.
Plenty of people dream of traveling to other planets. But "Star Wars" fans can actually visit locations where many of the films' most famous scenes were shot.
The University of Chicago has shut down its campus after learning of an anonymous online threat of gun violence said to be planned for Monday.
Two words if your bones ache because of the cold this morning: warming trend.
The man suspected of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood is due in court Monday in a case that has united even staunch opponents in the abortion debate.
With four touchdown passes in his pocket, Russell Wilson was not done dealing. Whether sitting at the poker table or standing in a dark corner of the sports book, never count your money until the dealing is done.
British singer Adele's new album sold a record 3.38 million U.S. copies in its first full week, Nielsen Music said, becoming the biggest-selling album of 2015 in an astonishing feat for an era when artists rarely top 1 million.
If you believe that age is all in your mind and the trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body, Kobe Bryant had a much better run than most athletes ever enjoy. But it's not how old you are, rather how you are old.
Running back C.J. Anderson broke loose through the snow for a game-winning, 48-yard touchdown run, and the Denver Broncos rallied to beat New England 30-24 in overtime Sunday night, handing the Patriots their first loss of the season.
The woman struck and killed Friday by an SUV on Nellis Boulevard has been identified as Elsa Maria Aguila-Salgado, according to the Clark County coroner's office.
Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change as the president of China, the world's biggest polluter, landed in Paris.
U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday after releasing an annual consumer poll.
Ben Carson met with the Review-Journal's editorial board last week to discuss his vision for the country. We've chosen to highlight four of Carson's positions we support and two positions that leave us skeptical.
Travelers found slow going on southbound Interstate 15 as many from Southern California headed for home Sunday after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion, announced on Sunday that he will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season.
Two senior U.S. senators called on Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries.
From the day news got out that Freddie Gray had died, the purported goal of everyone involved -- from Gray's family to city officials, to the news media, to the people of Baltimore -- was to determine what happened to the 25-year-old man from the West Side.
Despite its proximity to Las Vegas, the Desert National Wildlife Refuge remains unknown to many Southern Nevadans.
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump appears to have some support among veterans in Las Vegas. But rules are still rules when you're starting a super political action committee.
Inside a housing project in one of Las Vegas' roughest neighborhoods, children are looking at irises.
What moved a man to kill three people and wound nine others at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has not been disclosed. But the suspect accused of carrying out the shooting spree, Robert Lewis Dear, made remarks about "baby parts" to investigators after his surrender, a law enforcement official told CNN.
In June, Las Vegas resident and avid outdoorsman Chris Meyer submitted a formal application to have an unnamed mountain 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas officially labeled as Peanut Peak, the name his son, Kenny, gave it the first time they hiked to its 2,500-foot summit when he was 5.
A suspected burglar who attempted to enter a California home through the chimney died on Saturday after the homeowner lit a fire without realizing anyone was inside, police said.
Be grateful we don't live in Fairbanks, Alaska. Besides the obvious advantage of living in sunny Southern Nevada's mild winter climate, we don't have to use our headlights as much in the winter months.
Moviegoers said goodbye to Katniss Everdeen and welcomed back Rocky Balboa, a series of farewells and reunions that powered Thanksgiving box office receipts above last year's holiday.
Overweight, burdened with asthma and marooned on the bench as a fifth-string running back, Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants chuckles as he recalls his routine during his high school football games in rural Forest, Virginia.
Flooding and wintry precipitation have led to at least 10 deaths in Texas and Kansas as a storm system moves across the central Plains, authorities reported.
The stars haven't aligned just yet for a planned observatory at Great Basin National Park, but its backers are within in sight of their goal.
Defenders of a move to give voters the final say on Nevada's new commerce tax argue their petition meets legal muster and a lawsuit seeking to block it should be dismissed.
The crying coming from under a block of asphalt sounded like it was from a cat to Angelica Blount. But it turned out to be an abandoned baby that police say was deliberately buried under debris along a Los Angeles area walking path.
The weekend's below average temperatures should be within the normal range by the end of next week, according to the National Weather Service.
Ten days ago, Mark Rowland met with the owner of a struggling business at Downtown Container Park. It's unclear whether the third-level eyeglass store, Monocle Optical, will survive.
A year after he was sidelined by a suspension, Adrian Peterson is running with a vengeance for the Minnesota Vikings.
Not many years ago, the well-meaning officials behind the beleaguered Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority couldn't wait to bring John Hill on board as executive director.
More than 600 people headed to the Lee Canyon ski resort on Mount Charleston, an hour northwest of Las Vegas, for opening day to ski, snowboard or tube, according to Marketing Manager Jim Seely.
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