As night descended, about 100 people gathered at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in North Las Vegas and held their candles high in honor of Missouri 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by police on Aug. 9.
Immigration advocates participated in a vigil to call on President Obama to use executive order powers to allow families to stay in the country legally at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Las Vegas Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Advocates held signs reading “stop separating families,” and “Congress dropped the ball. It’s in your court.”
UNLV plays at Arizona to opens its football season, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN. It’s a chance for the Rebels show last season’s success wasn’t a fluke.
Wearing spandex leggings, a headband and working out a class of exercising women as if he were Richard Simmons. No, we’ve never seen Johnny Football like this.
A 4-year-old was expelled from preschool after his mother posted a criticism of the boy’s school on her private Facebook page.
Despite a projected $1.4 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2015, the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority board voted 8-5 Thursday to give a raise and a bonus to Executive Director John Hill.
Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a “bergie” (beggar). There are urban black townships and picturesque seascapes. A mix of colonial history, the struggle against apartheid and 20 years of democracy color what Cape Town is today.
Having spent nearly a year-and-a-half behind bars, former Democratic Assemblyman Steven Brooks could be released from custody Thursday, his lawyer said. Brooks pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, admitting that he had been addicted to marijuana while carrying a .357 Magnum Smith & Wesson revolver.
September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? Netflix is adding 17 new seasons worth of TV shows this fall to keep viewers busy.
The Army Corps of Engineers will start construction of a flood control berm to protect a Mount Charleston community in early October, corps officials said Thursday.
It’s the first full weekend of high school football here in the Las Vegas Valley. Here are 5 games you should be paying attention to.
Cirque du Soleil says Russian Swing acrobat released from hospital Thursday and doing ‘well.’
A paramedic in Australia found a parking ticket inside his ambulance and decided to help the family and pay it forward.
A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Northern Nevada died early Thursday after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.
Looking for a friendly crowd for this year’s NFL games? Our map will show you where the fans are cheering for your team.
Most of Allegiant Air’s 700 Las Vegas employees can’t wait to move into the company’s new Summerlin headquarters.
A former child model can drop his lawsuit accusing “X-Men” director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii and has the option of refiling it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
An early morning accident on Northbound Interstate 15, near Washington caused traffic problems, but the highway has reopened.
A push by some Nevada public officials to seek control of a portion of the state’s federally controlled lands suffered a blow Thursday when the concept was taken off the table for discussion at a meeting of state lawmakers, a move that drew legislators’ objections.
Lawrence Semenza II, the U.S. attorney for Nevada from 1975 to 1977, pleaded guilty today to failing to file federal individual and corporate income tax returns.
President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that the U.S. might impose new economic sanctions on Russia, blaming it squarely for the warfare in eastern Ukraine.
The National Park Service is reopening a popular road closed by flooding and some hiking trails closed by summer heat at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect is close to opening its first commercial winery, a signal of another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.
The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing an automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Las Vegas had the weakest monthly percentage increase of visitors of the year in July, but still had the third-best month by total numbers, attracting 3.5 million people as the city continued its record visitation pace.
Nancy Reynolds’ life has been so filled with travel and political adventure that it’s hard to imagine there was a time she was just a small-town girl on horseback.
An Ohio school bus driver has resigned after being accused of making elementary-age students sit with the windows up in hot weather as a punishment.
A Henderson man was indicted Tuesday after authorities say he was linked to a sex crime involving what he thought was a minor, according to the Clark County District Attorney’s office.
Nevada gaming revenue increased less than 1 percent in July, ending fears the market might be off after a June in which the state’s casino industry reported its largest monthly spike of the year.
A Louisiana firearms company at the center of the reality TV show “Sons of Guns” distanced itself from the program’s star this week after he was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a child.
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