U.S. Sen. Harry Reid announced Friday that he will not seek re-election, a decision that signals the oncoming end of an era in Nevada and scrambles the political landscape in the state and in the nation’s capital.
A U.S. federal grand jury has indicted an Alabama police officer captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground on a charge related to the use of unreasonable force, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
The Tennessee Volunteers fired men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after only one season.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.
Celine Dion’s return to Caesars Palace on Aug. 27 will include plans for “a significantly different show,” according to a Caesars Entertainment rep.
The eastbound lanes of Windmill Lane near Paradise Road are closed after a motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash Friday, Las Vegas police said.
A racist song chanted by members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity was learned at a national Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity leadership cruise four years ago, University President David Boren said on Friday.
The Germanwings co-pilot accused of intentionally setting a plane on a fatal descent in the French Alps had an illness that he kept secret from his employer, German prosecutors said Friday.
If you’re going to interview Cate Blanchett, please have some good questions prepared.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the man whose body was found beaten in a vacant lot Wednesday night.
Men are classically bad at recognizing women’s hints, and because women are generally more socially “in tune,” they wonder why we can’t see what seems obvious to them.
Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s most recent mailer reminded voters that she has received the endorsment of the cops’ union, the first of what probably will be many hard-hiting fliers before the upcoming election.
A world-class equestrian event that draws affluent visitors is returning to Las Vegas in April for the first time since 2009.
A former Station Casinos employee was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison Thursday for tax evasion related to a scheme to accept under-the-table payments related to his job.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. General Counsel Tim Donovan said Thursday the company asked its bankruptcy lawyers about finding a way to make pension payments to 63 former employees whose checks were halted in the reorganization of its largest operating division, but the idea was rejected.
The beaten body of man was found in a vacant lot in the 3000 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North on Wednesday night, Las Vegas police said.
By March 14, according to the Nevada parole board, 28-year-old Carlos Manuel Perez Jr.’s debt to society would have been paid. But instead of leaving High Desert State Prison a free man, he left a dead man.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man they said robbed a Roberto’s Taco Shop in the southeast valley on Sunday night, according to police records.
Kids, being kids, like to climb on things. More often than not, that’s OK. But when the thing in question is a war memorial? That’s the question burning up online parenting groups and in family rooms after an amateur photographer snapped a picture of two children scampering on top of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington.
Clark County’s child welfare and court systems are “overtaxed and under stress” with limited resources and policies and procedures that too often result in less-than-best outcomes for children, according to a report published Thursday.
The late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith said thank you to all of his former players one last time in his will.
Travel lanes on the Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway intersection remained limited to one direction each way Thursday afternoon while crews replace a leaking water valve, the Las Vegas Valley Water District said Thursday.
The son of a former Metro officer married to former Broadway star Pia Zadora was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday.
When you have kids, traveling is difficult. While it might be faster to fly somewhere, flights are expensive, and they mean more time confined in one place. While driving may be a good solution financially, it’s also overwhelming to think about spending that much time in a car with kids. Here are some ideas to make traveling with your kids something to look forward to.
Las Vegas police said the driver of a truck that hit a teenager in the southeast valley Thursday morning has been taken into custody for felony hit-and-run.
When money is tight and it doesn’t look like your job will be offering you a raise anytime soon, saving money can feel like an impossible task. However, there is something you can do to maximize how much money you get each paycheck and help you build up your savings account. Make sure that your W-4 withholdings are correct.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a controversial religious freedom bill that could allow businesses and individuals to deny services to gays, in a move that prompted protests from some business leaders.
UNLV President Len Jessup broke his silence Thursday on a bill that would allow permit-holders to bring concealed weapons onto Nevada college campuses.
Lawyers for a Northern California man who told police his girlfriend was abducted for ransom, an incident now called a hoax by authorities, said on Thursday their client stood by his story and had been drugged and restrained by the kidnappers.
Erich Nowsch and his accused getaway driver charged in the slaying of Tammy Meyers appeared in court together for the first time Thursday.
According to a March 23 report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway that would link his country’s eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, crossing a narrow stretch of the Bering Sea that separates Asia and North America.
For 25 years, United Parcel Service drivers Bennie Harris Jr. of Henderson and Rod Little of Las Vegas have done the impossible: driving on Southern Nevada’s wild streets all day without being in an accident.
An apparent gas explosion caused two apartment buildings to collapse and burst into flames, and two others to catch fire, injuring at least 12 people on Thursday in New York City’s East Village neighborhood, authorities said.
Common wisdom might dictate that it’s dangerous for couples raised in different economic classes to get hitched.
Clark County School District police said a phone call that caused a Summerlin elementary school to be locked down Thursday afternoon was a hoax.
Congress might weigh tightening an investor visa program in the wake of an investigation that found a top Department of Homeland Security official pulled strings to process visas under pressure from powerful political figures including Sen. Harry Reid, according to a House committee chairman.
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