Former Golden Nugget owner and Wynn Resorts Ltd. executive Tim Poster struck out Wednesday in an attempt to gain a preliminary finding of suitability from Nevada gaming regulators, an initial step toward receiving a full-fledged gaming license.
A Nevada judge ordered a 21-year-old Elko man to serve three years’ probation and pay $1,450 restitution for killing and butchering a rancher’s cow, but not before she lectured him about the cruelty of the senseless crime.
Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
The NFL fined Steelers head coach mike Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore’s Jacoby Jones on a kickoff return in the third quarter of a 22-20 loss to the Ravens on Thanksgiving night.
As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, “There’s still shooting going on! Please!” A woman breathlessly reported seeing a gunman run down a hall.
They’re stock car racing’s Dynamic Duo: Jimmie Johnson, the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, and his crew chief, Chad Knaus, answer some questions that aren’t directly related to auto racing.
Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
The Nevada Supreme Court is calling the “F” grade that a watchdog group gave the state in a nationwide survey of judicial financial disclosures “unfortunate” and “misleading.”
Police are looking for information about a man who has committed one robbery and attempted another this week in downtown Las Vegas.
In a surprise move, state Employment Security Division administrator Renee Olson on Wednesday reduced the state unemployment tax paid by employers to an average rate of 1.95 percent, down from the 2.1 percent rate recommended in October by a citizens group.
Congressional candidate Erin Bilbray on Wednesday slammed Rep. Joe Heck, telling a Hispanic group he’s only pretending to support comprehensive immigration reform.
An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
A 42-year-old man on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges he fatally shot one man and injured two security guards at Drai’s After Hours nightclub inside Bally’s on the Strip in October.
A Texas deli owner decided enough was enough recently and closed his doors to teach his employees a lesson.
A local British authority is coming under harsh criticism for having a court declare a pregnant Italian woman incompetent, forcing her to have a cesarean section and then taking her baby into custody.
A proposed $130,000 settlement with a former Nevada prison inmate who had her ankles shackled in 2011 during an ambulance ride to give birth to her baby was delayed for a second time Tuesday.
A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google’s computer-in-an-eyeglass.
Clark County commissioners made it clear Tuesday that they think there are better ways to spend the nearly $16 million that has gone toward conservation efforts to aid the desert tortoise since 2001, but not everyone agrees.
Firefighters battled an apartment fire Wednesday morning that required 11 fire units and prompted a building evacuation.
A break in a worldwide identity theft and racketeering scheme that caused more than $50.5 million in losses came with a counterfeit credit card arrest in Henderson, according to testimony Tuesday in federal court.
The ultimate goal, since the day Trevor Brazile won his first all-around world title in 2002, always was to break Ty Murray’s record of seven all-around world crowns.
Key Asian markets are in focus for the Nevada Tourism Commission this year. The travel marketplace during the 2013 Governor’s Conference on Tourism will highlight China, South Korea and Japan.
Long waits and bad attitudes. Those are the most common complaints of veterans who shared their experiences at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the Las Vegas Valley after reading about Sandi Niccum’s ordeal in Thursday’s Review-Journal.
A flaming arch planned for Tuesday’s elaborate welcoming presentation for Britney Spears was deemed too dicey by the fire marshal and cut out of the ceremony in front of Planet Hollywood Resort.
Nevada is submitting a competitive application for selection by the Federal Aviation Administration as one of six drone testing sites around the country, Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday.
Two skydivers were killed Tuesday after they collided during a jump over southern Arizona, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground, authorities said.
Helldorado Rodeo, Las Vegas’ longest- running civic event, announced Tuesday that its 2014 festivities will take place May 15-18 at a new location near The Smith Center, on Symphony Park Avenue and Grand Central Parkway.
A dime here, a quarter there and pretty soon you’re talking real money. Especially in Las Vegas, where air travelers left behind $26,900 last year after emptying their pockets at security checkpoints.
Family Court’s top administrator testified Tuesday that he tried to broker a deal in December 2011 with then-District Attorney David Roger that would have allowed a prosecutor involved in a relationship with Family Court Judge Steven Jones to go back to hearing cases before the judge.
This is how the tweet from Troy Williams read: “Don’t ever commit cus of a coach. Faker than a 3 dollar bill.”
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who police said stole a taxi at gunpoint.