Jason “Blu” Griffith was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for choking to death “Fantasy” dancer Debbie Flores Narvaez on Dec. 12, 2010, after their year-long on-again, off-again tumultuous relationship.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. no longer needs to depend on anyone else to fight in Nevada. On Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously approved Mayweather’s application to hold a promoter’s license in the state. By getting his license, Mayweather can be his own promoter of record.
An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board.
A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.
A district judge ordered Las Vegas police and the closed Club Paradise on Wednesday to work out differences that will allow the longtime topless club to obtain readable copies of key computer evidence seized in a June 6 raid.
A Las Vegas man was sentenced to almost 13 years in prison and five years of supervised release Wednesday after pleading guilty to illegal firearm and cocaine possession charges, the Nevada U.S. attorney’s office said.
A UNLV stadium board member, Regent James Dean Leavitt, said he will tell his fellow board members at Wednesday’s panel meeting that the Clark County sales tax and the room tax should be increased slightly to pay for an on-campus domed stadium.
No one said growing up is easy, but here are four movies that just might inspire kids and make the struggle a little easier. Adults might even learn something too.
Here’s a look at this week’s new movies, “Hercules,” “Lucy,” “And So It Goes,” “A Most Wanted Man,” “Wish I Was Here,” “The Fluffy Movie” and “Le Chef”:
Nevada GOP attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt on Wednesday pledged not to accept political gifts if elected and criticized his Democratic opponent, Ross Miller, for taking more than $70,000 in gifts while in office.
Thursday — statistically, the hottest day of the year across the country — has been proclaimed National Drink Watermelon Day.
Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.
A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer after the Boston Marathon bombing allegedly told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, “my best friend was the bomber.”
A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.
Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
McCarran International Airport will receive federal funding to pay overtime expenses to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers that have been swamped with last year’s 30 percent increase in international passenger traffic.
The U.S. Senate is wasting little time in advancing President Barack Obama’s pick to head the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.
Dance Dance Revolution is a music video game introduced in Japan 16 years ago, where players stand on a platform or stage and hit colored arrows with their feet to musical and visual cues.
Nevadans will celebrate 150 years of statehood on Oct. 31, but residents of a small town near the state’s eastern border are getting two sesquicentennials in one year.
A citizens’ group appointed by the Henderson City Council and state legislators rejected a proposal Wednesday to change the city charter in a move that could have allowed Mayor Andy Hafen to remain in office, and seek another term in 2017.
The Nye County sheriff’s office arrested a Las Vegas man Wednesday morning in a child pornography investigation.
At least 200 residents near East Charleston Boulevard and South Main Street are without power Monday morning, according to NV Energy’s website.
A regulatory mandate that Nevada gaming license holders stay away from the state’s neophyte medical marijuana business could be challenged again Thursday at the Nevada Gaming Commission. But the outcome is inevitable.
Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine’s restive east as fighting flared.
Friends, not-so-friendly rivals, retiring rockers, an outlaw country cuss and more are among the acts highlighting the iHeartRadio Music Festival, whose lineup has been announced.
State legislatures in the past few years have made more than 250 attempts to pass laws to roll back voting rights and 22 states have approved such laws, NAACP panelists said in Las Vegas on Tuesday, accusing Republicans of trying to quash the growing minority vote.
About 40 residents attended a consumer session sponsored Tuesday by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to discuss NV Energy’s latest general rate filing.
The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline spent at least $183,300 — more than three-fourths of its publicly funded fiscal budget in 2014 — pursuing a case against suspended Family Court Judge Steven Jones, according to its executive director.
Talk-show host Alan Stock flew to Israel on the Fourth of July for a two-week working vacation. Some vacation.
Henderson police arrested three men they say committed a series of robberies in Henderson and Las Vegas over the last month.
LeBron James’ neighbors had to deal with a lot of chaos in the days leading up to his big decision, but the basketball star made it right and sent them all cupcakes.
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