The chairman of the Board of Regents is seeking an outside expert to investigate whether Chancellor Dan Klaich killed research critical of his administration.
Jim Weaver, who served as UNLV’s athletic director from 1992 to 1994 and later worked as the AD at Western Michigan and Virginia Tech died Wednesday in Blacksburg, Va., after a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 70 years old.
An Oregon Catholic priest has been placed on leave by the Archdiocese of Portland as police investigate who placed a hidden camera, carefully disguised as an electrical outlet, in a church bathroom, the archdiocese said on Thursday.
A man and woman who abandoned a teenage girl with her 3-year-old sister, who later died, pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple charges, including murder.
A Bullhead City, Ariz., man charged in the 2014 death of his girlfriend’s baby pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Wednesday.
An automotive assembly line robot mortally injured a worker at a car factory in Germany this week, a prosecutor’s office said.
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov remains suspended from the NHL after a judge accepted a plea deal on Thursday.
Nevada Highway Patrol troopers found a man dead in an SUV near Lake Mead on Thursday afternoon. Highway patrol spokesman Loy Hixson said the troopers were originally sent to check out reports of a fatality from a single-vehicle collision just before 2 p.m.
Federal prosecutors will not appeal a judge’s decision dismissing an illegal gambling case against wealthy Malaysian businessman Paul Phua, Nevada U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden said Friday.
Las Vegas has always been known as a party city, drawing millions of people each year to its dynamic selection of entertainment. And the Fourth of July will be no exception.
Southbound Interstate 15 was closed briefly Thursday afternoon following a vehicle fire, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that the trial centered around Gawker Media’s publication of a sex tape featuring Hogan will not begin on July 6 because of a legal technicality. The judge had not allowed sufficient time between the last motion filed and the start of the trial.
A 20-year-old woman was killed and a passenger was injured in a single-vehicle rollover near the intersection of Smoke Ranch Road and Decatur Boulevard on Thursday, according to LasVegas police.
A Las Vegas-based travel wholesaler has agreed to settle sexual harassment and retaliation charges filed in 2009 and 2010 by eight women who said they were harassed by a “senior-level company official.”
An attorney for a High Desert State Prison inmate has filed a use-of force lawsuit alleging the inmate was “sadistically and maliciously shot” by a guard in November.
A Las Vegas police detective accused in an attack on a prostitute was sentenced Thursday to three years probation.
A person is expected to survive after being shot in the leg at an apartment complex in the east valley, Las Vegas police said.
It’s never a good sign when Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 cyborg has more charm and charisma than anyone else on the screen. Combined.
A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and a rail car caught fire in Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of more than 5,000 people and the hospitalization of nine for breathing in fumes, officials said.
The North Las Vegas teen whose body was recovered by rescue divers in Lake Mohave on Wednesday was identified as 17-year-old Troynell Jermone Johnson Jr., the Clark County coroner’s office said Thursday.
A half dozen corrections officers were hurt in a disturbance at the Arizona State Prison in northwest Arizona on Wednesday night.
Three of four fires in the Spring Mountains were put out, but two more small fires were sparked by lightning from overnight storms at and near Lovell Canyon, the U.S Forest Service said Thursday.
One of two people who died in what Metro described as a murder-suicide was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Thursday
Police and prosecutors have been too happy to trample the rights of law-abiding Americans by abusing the asset forfeiture process.
Expected smoke and ozone from fireworks over the Fourth of July prompted the Clark County Department of Air Quality to issue an advisory on Thursday.
Federal law enforcement has given the “all clear” at the Washington Navy Yard on Thursday morning, after a lockdown forced workers to hold-in-place and filled the area with police and ambulance vehicles.
Prince, the mercurial artist best known for his ’80s-era hits, is removing his music catalog from “all streaming services,” according to Spotify in a notice that appeared Wednesday on Prince’s page on the service.
A boat carrying 189 people has capsized in the central Philippines, minutes after leaving port, the Philippine Red Cross said Thursday.
The National Weather Service recorded .13 inches of rainfall early Thursday morning, breaking the .08 inches 1961 record for July 2.
Henderson police arrested a man on Tuesday afternoon in connection with a bank robbery that occurred last week.
Temperatures may be soaring, but Nevadans should see a dip in their energy bills under an NV Energy rate decrease that took effect Wednesday. In Southern Nevada, the average monthly bill of $154.54 will drop about $4.84.
From repossessions to investor purchases, the Las Vegas Valley managed to stay off of every top five list marking housing distress in May, according to California research firm RealtyTrac.
No members of prison escapee Richard Matt’s family have met a deadline to claim his body and he may now be buried by the New York county where he was gunned down by a federal agent after nearly three weeks on the run, officials said Wednesday.
It’s always Christmas in July for Bobby Bonilla. The former big leaguer collected $1.19 million from the New York Mets on July 1 for the fifth straight year Wednesday and the 52-year-old will continue to get paid $1.19 million by his former team every July 1 through 2035.
Officers are investigating a shooting at a convenience store in Kansas City, Mo., that may have been triggered by the theft of cookies.
City Council members on Wednesday defiantly adopted a controversial ordinance that will enable the city to continue carrying out hundreds of long-planned annexations of parcels situated on “islands” of unincorporated county territory situated mainly in northwest Las Vegas.
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