Sean Randles gave his life trying to save a life. He died Saturday afternoon while trying to save a fellow hiker who lost her footing on a cliff at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, his family said Sunday.
President Barack Obama has laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” easily topped the Memorial Day weekend box office, racking up $80 million over the four-day period, in an otherwise forgettable holiday for the movie business.
Animal rights activists plan a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo response team concluded his life was in danger.
A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began shooting, killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown Sunday before being killed by a SWAT officer, police said.
Las Vegas will see its first 100-degree day of the year this week, and temperatures will only rise from there, according to the National Weather Service.
Mexican police have rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido, who appeared with a bandaged hand at a brief press conference Monday to declare that he was fine.
Outside spending groups reported more than $200,000 toward supporting or opposing candidates in Nevada over a one-week period that ended Friday, according to expenditures filed with the Federal Election Commission last week.
‘Scalability’ and lack of sports programming cited as advantages for new 17,500 concert hall by Las Vegas Sands Corp.
The National Order of Trench Rats local Dugout 421, a Disabled American Veterans’ auxiliary, led the charge Saturday for its 26th annual placement of flags, 26,800 in all, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
The shooting occurred early Sunday on the sidewalk near the Downtown Grand after words were exchanged between two groups of people.
Before Memorial Day last year, Janna Hoehn of Maui needed to find the last 19 of Nevada’s 149 fallen Vietnam War service members to help the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund complete its “Faces Never Forgotten” project.
Bill Walters, 69, is the sort of person for whom it is possible to use the phrase “latest indictment.” But, notably, none of those indictments has ever resulted in a conviction.
The Pittsburgh Penguins captain has won the Stanley Cup once before, in 2009, and it’s his first trip back to the Finals as the Penguins meet San Jose in the best-of-seven championship series.
Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, “Stay calm!” while one woman yelled, “Mommy loves you!” as a 400-pound-plus gorilla loomed over a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into a shallow moat at the Cincinnati Zoo.
Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation’s second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.
The Libertarian Party again nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate Sunday, believing he can challenge presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton because of their poor showing in popularity polls.
In solemn ceremonies Sunday in the forests of eastern France, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked 100 years since the Battle of Verdun, determined to show that, despite the bloodbath of World War I, their countries’ improbable friendship is now a source of hope for today’s fractured Europe.
Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six.
The steel Nazi helmet with a pair of swastikas on its rust-pitted sides reminds Vince Shank of the 22 months he spent in prisoner-of-war camps.
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man suspected of trying to kidnap a woman Friday night in Pahrump.
The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.
Metro’s search and rescue recovered the bodies near the Pine Creek Trail, Bell said.
Set amid the stunning scenery of Utah’s color country, historic Kanab is a portal to the past and a hub for recreational attractions in Southern Utah and Northern Arizona.
Flags at the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas flew at half-staff last week, days after the expiration of an executive order that required them to be lowered. A local attorney wants someone to “take ownership of the issue and guarantee that the flag is properly displayed.”
Former UNLV basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones was killed early Saturday after he broke into a Dallas apartment he believed belonged to his child’s mother and instead startled a man who shot him in apparent self-defense, The Dallas Morning News and ESPN reported.
The statewide effort to overhaul Nevada’s beleaguered education system has drawn a flood of candidates to nearly a dozen open political seats in Clark County.
Las Vegas is heading into the hottest week of the year so far, according to the National Weather Service.
A man was critically injured Saturday night when he was hit by a vehicle near the airport, police said.
Thrill seekers swarmed to Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday to participate in the Badass Dash.
The crash occurred in the southbound lanes of I-15 near mile marker 12.
Klay Thompson made a playoff-record 11 3-pointers and scored 41 points, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors forced a seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 108-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night.
Colorfully costumed dancers from Native American tribes around the U.S. and Canada participated in the opening ceremony of the 27th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow on Saturday.
The first day of early voting before the June 14 primary election went smoothly, Clark County spokesman Dan Kulin said.
As the National Park Service kicks off a centennial summer expected to draw record crowds, the agency is seriously considering caps on how many people pass through some of the country’s most iconic landscapes and historical sites each day.
Nevada spoke out about a plan to fund the project in the Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations bill, H.R. 5055.
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