Authorities in a small Southern Utah town are still trying to figure out why a former Las Vegas developer went to his neighbor’s house with a gun and ended up shot dead last week.
A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.
Regional casino operator Penn National Gaming reversed a second quarter net loss despite a 14 percent decline in net revenue, the company said Thursday.
Henderson city officials on Thursday are announcing plans to launch projects on Warm Springs Road, Eastern Avenue and Whitney Ranch Drive. The projects will cost $4.6 million, partially paid for with funds generated by the 6-month-old indexing fund.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory’s Hamas rulers.
What’s inspiring former Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy these days? “Everything and anything,” Murphy said. “I tend to stay away from music. It’s environmental, personal, friendships, observation of life and others’ lives, and the muse will come to me.
LeBron James has a photographic memory. It’s something those closest to him have known about for some time.
Southwest Airlines obliterated its earnings record book again, posting best-ever profits for the fifth quarter in a row with a 7.9 percent increase in revenue and more than doubling earnings from a year ago.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison, a Republican running for lieutenant governor, is trying to siphon off some of the Hispanic vote in his campaign against Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Latina Democrat who’s popular among the Latino crowd.
In the past year, a local economic development group says it helped bring 3,412 jobs to Southern Nevada.
United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.
North Las Vegas promoted three acting department heads to permanent posts on Wednesday, finalizing appointees picked to lead the city’s finance, utilities and fire departments.
Champion eater Joey Chestnut had his own walk-up music at the Hooters World Wing Eating Contest in Las Vegas. He won, of course, by eating a record 182 chicken wings.
Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light and collided with an unmarked police vehicle.
Nevada utility customers could save hundreds of millions of dollars on their electric bills if the Nevada Legislature adopted energy savings standards as 26 other states have already done, a public policy group said Wednesday.
The deadline for land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments in Las Vegas ended Wednesday with a last-minute frenzy of late comers eager to beat the 3 p.m. deadline.
Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet. The sharks being spotted in growing numbers are stirring curiosity and a buying frenzy for shark-related merchandise.
Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown — running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring — has sued a memorabilia dealer.
A proposal that could have cleared the way for Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen to seek a third term, and protect him from a lawsuit seeking his ouster, was rejected.
Friends have raised more than $28,000 to benefit the family of a northeast Ohio woman critically injured when a rock was deliberately dropped from a highway overpass onto the windshield of a car in Pennsylvania.
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.
Saying “not all Joes are cut from the same cloth,” Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and promoted his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray at a raucous rally in Henderson. Earlier Wednesday, Biden told attendees at the annual NAACP conference in Las Vegas that it’s time to reverse the trend of states enacting new and restrictive laws that will make it difficult for people to vote.
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.
Arizona officials say a murderer who was sentenced to death has died nearly two hours after his execution started.
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.
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