A 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook Las Vegas and surrounding areas Friday morning, and the state closed a portion of the Spaghetti Bowl to inspect a ramp for possible damage, backing up traffic for miles.
The extra-long finale Wednesday averaged 13.7 million and was the largest audience for the host since February 1994.
With a three-day Memorial Day weekend on the horizon and a growing national economy, Las Vegas officials are expecting travel to the Las Vegas Valley to compete with the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight and New Year’s for the biggest event of 2015 so far.
An Atlanta man turned the tables on a man who allegedly attempted to steal his car.
U.S. Justice Department investigators have identified criminal wrongdoing in General Motors Co’s failure to disclose a defective ignition switch, and they are negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, the New York Times reported on Friday.
A Los Angeles firefighter was convicted Thursday in the beating of a woman who was feeding cats in their neighborhood.
We all know the obscene amount of money some pro athletes make, but it doesn’t really hit home until you see it in actual pay stub form, similar to the one most of us working stiffs take home every two weeks.
An 86-year-old California man with Alzheimer’s disease is recovering but “doing pretty good” after he was lost in the Mojave Desert for nearly three days.
Multiple earthquakes have struck Southern California this month, causing minor damage. In Nevada, only eight earthquakes of magnitude 6.0 or greater have hit in the past century. Here they are.
The assailant — or assailants — who set the mansion on fire and killed residents Savvas Savopolous, his wife Amy, their 10-year-old son Philip and the family’s housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, got away with $40,000.
A video was shown in court Wednesday showing a Los Angeles police officer beating a handcuffed woman until she lost consciousness in the back of a patrol car in 2012.
As movies loosely based on theme park attractions go, it’s a far cry from the rollicking heights of the original “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Still, “Tomorrowland” is worlds better than “The Haunted Mansion” and “The Country Bears.”
A strong gust of wind is to blame for a crane accidentally falling into a tiger enclosure fighting for its life.
If Google develops its latest patent into an actual technology, the search engine may put those text arguments to rest.
One person was hospitalized Friday afternoon with critical injuries after a hang glider crash, the Las Vegas Fire Department said.
TLC has pulled episodes of its reality hit “19 Kids and Counting” on the heels of revelations that the family’s oldest son was accused of molesting five underage girls 12 years ago when he was a teenager.
Suspended attorney Barry Levinson, who has more Nevada bar complaints against him than any other lawyer, was ordered Friday to spend serious time in federal prison.
The campground at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will close for the summer after Memorial Day. But there are plenty of other places near Las Vegas to set up your tent.
There’s always room for dessert.
A storm system is moving through the Las Vegas Valley and it might make your day a bit cooler, according to the National Weather Service.
Rachael Farrokh, 37, weighs roughly 40 pounds, suffering from a severe form of anorexia for more than 10 years.
Casino operator Affinity Gaming formally rejected a buyout offer proposed by the company’s largest shareholder, saying the price was too low.
We asked 30 major bloggers and personal finance experts to share both the most bizarre things they’ve ever done to save money — and the lessons they learned through the experience.
Texas law enforcement officials are investigating what they say are new threats against officers from biker gangs in the wake of a recent shootout in Waco.
Reese Witherspoon is attached to star in Disney’s “Tink,” a live-action film based on the “Peter Pan” character Tinker Bell.
A 70-year-old woman shot a robot used by police and was arrested after a 22-hour standoff following a call to the authorities with a what she said was a medical emergency.
Nevada, the country’s 7th-largest state, is full of sites and scenes so few people get to experience in their lifetime. In a beautiful, three-minute timelapse, a lot of these can be seen.
Looking for a bloody mary to help you get through the long holiday weekend? Here’s a half-dozen of Las Vegas’ most elaborate.
Students For Life America and law firm the Thomas More Society sent a letter to the high school principal and the Clark County School District “demanding” that they approve the chapter that Angelique Clark tried to found in December.
New population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau found Las Vegas’ population rose by more than 9,900 people, a little more than 1.6 percent, between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.
A 77-year-old inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center died at the Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City on Thursday.
Hundreds of people joined officers from law enforcement agencies across Southern Nevada on Thursday night at Police Memorial Park to memorialize those who gave their lives in the line of duty.
A body found at a south valley house on Thursday is being investigated as a possible homicide, Las Vegas police said.
Six police officers have been indicted in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday.
Gaming industry chief lobbyist Geoff Freeman warned Thursday against restricting the use of federal government credit cards in casinos, calling the idea an overreaction to an audit that found thousands of questionable transactions.
The suspect in the killing of a Washington businessman and three others found in a torched mansion last week has been taken into custody, police said late on Thursday.
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