A blaze in a Las Vegas senior recreation center caused nearly $20,000 in damage Wednesday afternoon, according to the fire department.
A man opened fire inside a New Orleans-area mall still busy with shoppers on Christmas eve, killing a man before he was taken into custody, police said on Wednesday.
A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a “kitsch” foreign celebration unbefitting of the country’s own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films instead, media said on Thursday.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst gives a stunning and surreal view from the International Space Station.
A homicide investigation is underway after a body was found burning in front of a Los Angeles 7-Eleven.
A Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with listeria. The recall comes after at least three deaths and at least 29 illnesses in 10 states have been linked to an outbreak of the deadly bacteria.
Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are pretending to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his storybook Christmas Eve flight. So far, NORAD says it used the heat signature from Rudolph’s nose to “track” St. Nick over spots ranging from Australia to the Great Wall of China.
It was a frustrating day for many holiday fliers as almost 3,000 flights were postponed due to rain and poor visibility.
A laboratory technician for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been placed under observation for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus due to an apparent mix-up in lab specimens, the Atlanta-based agency said on Wednesday.
Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released “The Interview” online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening.
Alejandro Done, 46, of Boston, waived his right to a dangerousness hearing in Cambridge District Court and will be held until his next scheduled court hearing Jan. 26.
Surprise! Las Vegas Valley won’t be getting snow on Christmas Day, but the nearby mountains might get some, according to the National Weather Service.
The mayor of the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley urged calm Wednesday after a white police officer killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him, reigniting tensions that have lingered since the death of Michael Brown in neighboring Ferguson.
The Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association is in a battle with NY Racing Association over signal fees. Could lose Aqueduct on Jan. 1.
It would be easy to assume that the holidays are a chaotic time of year for a family of 22, composed of one dad, four moms and 17 children. But the Browns, the polygamist family featured on TLC’s reality show, “Sister Wives,” said Wednesday that Christmastime in their households is more like organized chaos.
To help you plan your grocery-shopping and mail-delivery needs, along with where to go for a quick bite during the holidays, we’ve created a guide of holiday operating hours for popular restaurants, retailers, supermarkets and post offices during Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this year.
As a 10 year old, Brandon Marshall saw abuse first-hand and escaped with his mother and brother to a Las Vegas shelter. Now, the Denver Broncos linebacker wants to use his voice to speak out against domestic violence.
A road rage incident was captured in a dramatic cellphone video that showed two women frantically trying to escape a vehicle that chased them and repeatedly tried to force their car off a mountain highway.
Do you know when topless showgirls first debuted? Or what the longest running show in Las Vegas is? Take our quiz.
At the edge of a city that considers light pollution a marketing strategy, astronomy buffs have opened the dome on a new telescope. The Las Vegas Astronomical Society has finished work on the first of what it hopes will be several telescopes on the far side of Mount Potosi.
Nearly 200 bills requested by Nevada lawmakers and others for consideration in the 2015 legislative session are now available for review on the Legislature’s website, including a measure that would allow commercial wineries to operate in Clark and Washoe counties.
This Christmas, you have your choice of a musical, a dark drama, a historical tale you’d never believe was true, a historical tale you’d really never believe was true and a historical tale you’d absolutely, positively never believe was true.
A Los Angeles judge has declined a bid from attorneys for Roman Polanski to close the 1977 child sex case against the Oscar-winning director, a court spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Few would expect Santa to undertake his tour de world on Christmas Eve without sufficient fuel to keep him going. But in far too many homes, Santa, encounters so-so Christmas cookies and a glass of lukewarm milk. So, in the spirit of the season, we asked a bunch of Las Vegans to suggest other things to leave for Santa and his crew.
Peyton Manning says he plans to return to the Denver Broncos in 2015 for his 18th NFL season.
A firefighter was grazed in the arm during a drive-by shooting at a north Florida fire station on Tuesday evening, local media reported.
The man who was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with four store robberies and an hourslong barricade told Las Vegas police he was stealing money to buy his girlfriend a Christmas present, according to his arrest report.
South Korean prosecutors are seeking to arrest the former executive at Korean Air Lines Co. who forced a flight to return over a bag of macadamia nuts and a current executive for attempts to cover up the “nut rage” case.
Once you’ve unpacked your drone, make sure to read up on the FAA’s guidelines to make sure you avoid nearly colliding with a Boeing 747 or slicing someone’s face.
The man who was found dead Monday in a tree in North Las Vegas was identified Wednesday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Scarlett, a runaway dog that went missing in June during a shooting, made it home for Christmas. A flock of angels had been looking out for her at the Las Vegas Country Club.
A Canadian man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for killing and dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties across a horrified country.
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston hospital Tuesday evening after experiencing a shortness of breath, a family spokesman said.
UNLV beat No. 3 Arizona at the Thomas & Mack Center by playing with a level of emotion and desire not seen yet this season. For once, Rice can say it following a win and the notion more than holds up. UNLV beat a terrific team.
Refusing to rule on the merits of the case, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell said the role of courts is not to engage in policymaking that is better left to the political branches of government.
As fans stormed the court in a wild celebration, Chris Wood stood out above the crowd. The 6-foot-11-inch forward owned the night, from beginning to improbable end.
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