About 400 airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force bases have signed up for voluntary separations to help meet the Pentagon’s downsizing goals for a leaner and more efficient military as U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan end this year, the Nellis base commander said Tuesday.
Former Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors employee accuses managers of racial bias in discipline, use of racial slurs.
A suspect is being sought in connection with the shooting death of a man Thursday in Amargosa Valley.
Portland police had to be called in to subdue a 22-pound house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby.
The first thing a pregnant South Carolina woman said after driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida was that she was abused by her husband, according to a police report released Monday
A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian’s murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for which the double-amputee is charged with firearms violations.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the 38-year-old homeless man killed early Monday morning in an officer-involved shooting in North Las Vegas.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program.
In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, the baby is all grown up and looking for her biological mother, and tens of thousands of people are trying to help.
Peer-parent advocates help families get through the system and reunite with their children. The peer-parenting program was started in 2012 by East Side Family Services, a nonprofit that provides support to needy families.
Former Boulder City Police Chief Thomas Finn has raised concerns with the Nevada Commission on Ethics about that city’s attorney, David Olsen.
No free buffet for you if you can’t name the state’s most populous city and county. The 2010 census showed Las Vegas, at 584,000 people, and Clark County at 1.95 million, as the far-and-away leaders in Nevada, a state with 2.7 million.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway met and surpassed high expectations, and even the unpredictable March weather played nice for a city of racing fans and the drivers they support.
Authorities are expanding their search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane to the Malacca Strait, far from its last confirmed location, the airline said Tuesday, injecting new mystery into an investigation that so far has failed to come up with any answers.
Sbarro has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization for the second time in just three years as the pizza chain struggles to turn its business around amid a drop in traffic at shopping mall food courts.
A woman who was hit by a truck in east Las Vegas Saturday afternoon has died from her injuries, Las Vegas police said. Jasmin Bryant, 23, was hit by a 2004 Ford F-150 while crossing Bonanza Road near Mojave Road. She was taken to University Medical Center, where she died the next day, police said.
A skydiver injured when a small plane crashed into him near Tampa, Fla., says he’ll jump again as soon as he feels safe. Forty-nine-year-old John Frost told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in an interview that aired Monday that he’s sore and has some bruises, but no broken bones.
The state Transportation Board delayed action Monday on a research project that would cost the agency $1 million over four years because of concerns about the availability of federal road funds beginning later this year.
A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping.
Greek Orthodox nuns freed after being held hostage by al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels arrived in Damascus Monday morning, ending their three-month ordeal in a rare prisoner exchange with the government.
Imagine Dragons lands at No. 31 on Billboard magazine’s list of highest-grossing music acts, ahead of big names such as Jimmy Buffett and Elton John.
Former Bonanza High and University of San Diego slugger, who specializes in long home runs, will be in uniform for the Chicago Cubs against the New York Mets in annual preseason games.
As a reconnaissance Marine sergeant four years ago in Afghanistan, Russell Cameron’s mission focused on disrupting enemy forces and destroying enemy threats. Now as a UNLV senior and one of the few Army ROTC cadets chosen to receive a George C. Marshall leadership award, Cameron’s goals are to learn how to combat cyber security threats and get a grasp on future military projections for Asia, particularly China.
CARSON CITY – The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals set oral arguments in Nevada’s same-sex marriage ban for April 9 in San Francisco but later postponed the case to some as yet unidentified future date.
Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world’s first accounting of the recreational pot business.
The man shot by Las Vegas police last week confronted officers with a fake gun, police said Monday. Jason Mahe, 29, was shot seven times in the parking lot of Dotty’s Casino near Rancho and Vegas drives during the late-night confrontation, according to police. He remained in critical condition at University Medical Center.
Gonzaga playing Saint Mary’s in Las Vegas has become almost as much a March tradition as St. Patrick’s Day or Joe Lunardi. The Bulldogs and Gaels will meet today for the sixth straight year in the West Coast Conference tournament at Orleans Arena.
Authorities in southeast Utah say they have a suspect in the theft of a fossilized dinosaur footprint on public land. A search and rescue team in Grant County launched a search in the Colorado River near Moab for the ancient track that was cut last month from the sandstone on the Hell’s Revenge Trail in the Sand Flats Recreation Area.
In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did — an act that “couldn’t get any more evil” — and how he now wishes that his son had never been born.
Culinary Workers Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165 reached new five-year contracts with the Riviera and Treasure Island casino properties. The contracts replace agreements that expired last June if ratified by the workers.
Two drivers involved in a Los Angeles-area car crash each suffered hundreds of bee stings after one of the vehicles hit a tree and disturbed a hive.