Moments before James Stapleton shot and killed his neighbor, he sent text messages to his ex-girlfriend saying he was “trying to make a statement.”
Falcon Heene, the “Balloon Boy” from the 2009 hoax in which his parents claimed he was in a helium balloon that floated from their home, has moved to Florida with his family and formed “the world’s youngest metal band.”
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race early Monday morning, but the finish was marred by a terrifying crash that sent Austin Dillon’s car sailing into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial, according to court records.
After a successful, sold-out, nine-show run this past spring at the Venetian Theatre, Diana Ross is making her way back to Las Vegas for nine more dates later this year in November.
A paddock in the English countryside — more used to stampeding cows than people — opened its gates Sunday to royal well-wishers hoping to catch a glimpse of the country’s newest princess. Charlotte, fourth in line to the UK throne, was christened in the church at St. Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk.
A Denver couple got engaged in front of thousands at Red Rocks amphitheater on Saturday night. Mike Parks, 32, and Tracie Bardonner, 33, had it all on video, until Parks accidentally deleted it.
When Tom Skancke was appointed the first president and CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, he told the board members who hired him that he wasn’t in for the long haul. He was true to his word.
The perfect place for a bon vivant, man about town? An urban loft, of course. At least that is what Brace, who only uses his first name, a featured performer on Showtime’s risqué “Gigolos” decided when he bought a condo off East Fremont Street last year.
New York prison escapee David Sweat was released from Albany Medical Center and is back behind bars at Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, New York, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
A Maryland woman accused of abandoning her 6-week-old daughter on a roadside and in a car seat carrier was in custody on $500,000 bail on Monday, police said.
A man with a gun and a bulletproof vest pretending to be an armored truck driver is being sought by police after they say he stole $75,000 from an Oklahoma Wal-Mart over the weekend.
Cricket flour, used in desserts and protein bars, is reportedly rich in iron, B12, calcium and protein. On the other hand, adding grass-fed butter to your coffee is going to add at least 300 calories, which may not be a good trade-off for an energy boost.
Full-day kindergarten may be a gateway to higher academic achievement and improved health for Nevada’s youth, according to a recent study from UNLV’s School of Community Health Sciences.
A baby who was born prematurely after its mother was hit by a car near the Strip in June has been identified.
A vehicle drove through a house near Downtown Las Vegas, killing the 79-year-old driver late Sunday night.
A new bill by U.S. Rep. Joe Heck would allow “Hispanic-serving” colleges to tap federal grant money to help students trying to get into medical schools.
A lot of people may have gotten that feeling recently when they’ve hit the road and seen some recently issued Nevada license plates. The demand for more number-letter variations has brought a new look to Nevada license plates.
Black laborers were lured onto job sites with the promise of substantial new job contracts and deprived of pay for work performed, according to a lengthy discrimination lawsuit that could soon be headed to arbitration.
The largest multistate training exercise ever conducted by the Army Special Operations Command is scheduled to begin July 15 on private and public land in seven states in the Southwest and Southeast — but not Nevada.
Rescue crews are looking for a man who jumped off a boat at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sunday afternoon, park officials said.
The Las Vegas Fire Department was a bit busier this 4th of July compared to last year’s, but no major fires or injuries were blamed on fireworks, the department said Sunday.
Burt Shavitz, co-founder and namesake for natural care product company Burt’s Bees, has died, the company said on Sunday. He was 80.
The woman who was pregnant when she was stuck by a car near the Strip and later lost her prematurely born baby has died, the Clark County coroner’s office said.
As Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn wrap their first team-up there this weekend, they join a short and prestigious list.
The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the third time, crushing Japan 5-2 on Sunday with striker Carli Lloyd scoring the tournament’s fastest ever hat-trick, including a spectacular goal from the half-way line.
Las Vegas police are responding to a home in the northwestern Las Vegas Valley, where a man has locked himself inside, and gunshots were reportedly fired.
Bullhead City police said the 8:00 a.m. crash occurred at the intersection of Meadows Drive and Highway 95.
A gunman shot and killed by police when he “engaged” them at a Henderson hotel Saturday morning has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Phoenix Fire Department video shows a crew in helmets drilling into a wall during an operation that department spokesman Aaron Ernsberger said involved about 30 firefighters.
More than 1,000 inmates had been transferred from the Hualapai Unit of the prison to other corrections facilities by Sunday afternoon.
Southwestern Utah’s gorgeous Kolob Terrace sweeps from the 10,000-foot heights of the Markagunt Plateau to the cliff tops of Zion Canyon. This wild and rugged area lures campers, hikers, horsemen and fishermen.
The advisory expires about 4:30 p.m. and covers Summerlin, Lone Mountain, Aliante, Centennial Hills and Floyd Lamb State Park, the weather service said.
Chileans streamed into roads, squares and bars after their team beat bitter rival Argentina 4-1 on penalties Saturday - the South American country’s first ever major trophy.
The rollover happened about 12 p.m. near the Valley View Boulevard exit, just before the Rancho Drive exit, Regional Transportation Commission wrote in an email Sunday.
The Foo Fighters had to cancel a European tour last month after lead singer Dave Grohl broke his leg, but they were back in fine form on July Fourth.
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