Protecting prayer in the public schools. Urging Congress to transfer federal lands to the control of the state. Allowing permit holders to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. These are a few of the priorities for the new Republican majority of the Nevada Legislature.
Chris Wood scored 16 of his career-high 18 points in the second half to carry UNLV to a 57-50 victory over Temple in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic third-place game at the Barclays Center. Wood, a 6-foot-11-inch sophomore forward, also tied his career high with 13 rebounds.
Hawaii’s home field hasn’t provided a lop-sided advantage against visiting teams this year, but the Rebels are still underdogs going into tonight’s game. Kickoff is at 8 p.m.
LaDainian Tomlinson’s record stood for 15 years. Melvin Gordon’s lasted a week. Samaje Perine ran for 427 yards on Saturday, scoring five touchdowns on a rain-soaked field to lead the No. 23 Oklahoma Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.
If you plan to drive in the snow over Thanksgiving week, you might want to consider these AAA safety tips.
A 50-year-old man suffering from perpetual headaches over the past few years made a sick discovery after getting his brain biopsied — there was a tapeworm living in his noggin for years.
Desert Pines is up 20-6 over Moapa Valley in the second half of their Division I-A title game. Follow the game on our live blog on nevadapreps.com. Yerington defeated The Meadows, 45-14, for the Division III State Championship earlier Saturday.
After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees.
The woman’s human remains found on Nov. 15 by a search team looking for a different woman were identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Saturday as Julia Lopez-Maravilla, 41.
Hyde Bellagio nightclub will host a ’90s throwback party Sunday starring “Saved by the Bell” actors Dustin “Screech” Diamond and Dennis “Mr. Belding” Haskins.
A plague outbreak has killed 40 people on the island nation of Madagascar, with 119 people diagnosed with the bacterial disease since August.
Here are some little-known ways that landlords violate landlord-tenant law that end up costing you money — and some tips on how to keep what you deserve without burning any bridges with your landlord.
A day after a shooting in New Jersey that left two children dead and their mother and brother in critical condition, police said on Friday it appeared to be a murder-suicide attempt gone awry.
Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, attacked a bus in northern Kenya at dawn Saturday, singling out and killing 28 passengers who could not recite an Islamic creed and were assumed to be non-Muslims, Kenyan police said.
A 4-month-old infant who authorities said was kidnapped in the east valley Friday night was returned home early Saturday morning, Las Vegas police said.
One of the most familiar and moving works of the holiday season is George Friedrich Handel’s “The Messiah.” Green Valley Presbyterian Church is presenting the music in concert Dec. 3 with help from the harpsichord and a rousing chorus that includes the audience.
The football season became a lost cause weeks ago, the coach’s job is anything but secure, and the stability of the program is again in question. So if UNLV’s players were going to check out on what little remains of the season, it wouldn’t be a big surprise. Except the Rebels finish against opponents that should get their full attention.
Protesters on opposite sides of the political spectrum outside President Barack Obama’s speech Friday at Del Sol High School could agree on one thing: They weren’t entirely happy.
Bishop Gorman and Liberty won their respective region championships in Friday night’s games.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a young male connected to a robbery of a retail store near Nellis and Lake Mead boulevards on Monday.
Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters.
The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.