After only a few months in Las Vegas, Karen Furlough stole at least $230,000 from Delores Hale, and possibly upward of $145,000 more, in what prosecutor J.P. Raman called a swift and extreme case of elderly exploitation.
Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday rejected a religion bill he had said he would sign into law, reversing course after a national firestorm of criticism assailing such legislation as discriminating against gays and lesbians.
The Spring and Sheep mountain ranges, as well as the Strip skyline were nearly impossible to see from a distance Wednesday morning.
Las Vegas is vying to be an official host site for a presidential debate on the 2016 campaign trail, the Convention and Visitors Authority announced Wednesday.
If you don’t want to wait to see who will win this year’s NCAA tournament, you’re in luck. Jimmy Fallon figured it out for everyone.
Blue Man Group is known for messing with their audiences, or at least confusing them, but when they teamed up with Madame Tussauds Las Vegas for an April Fool’s Day prank, they scared fans, too.
The man killed by Boulder City police during a shootout Sunday night has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
A man charged in a northeast valley beating death should undergo a mental health evaluation, his lawyer said Wednesday.
A winning scratch-off lottery ticket worth $500 prompted an argument between a couple in their Fort Worth, Texas, home that ended with both dying of gunshot wounds, officials said on Tuesday.
A debate over religious freedom and gay rights was not what Indiana’s challenged gaming industry needed. The state’s 13 casinos experienced a 10 percent decline in gaming revenue in 2014 partly because of new competition.
Nevada Republicans are a lot like the Donner Party; without someone as juicy as Harry Reid to pick on, they wind up eating their own.
A man recently convicted of murder overpowered an Illinois correctional officer early Wednesday morning, took his keys and uniform, then fled the jail in the officer’s vehicle, a local sheriff’s office said.
The High Roller — Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s observation wheel at the center of the Strip — marked its one-year anniversary Tuesday evening with company officials calling the attraction a success despite the attraction falling below the original ridership projections.
Xerox, the vendor for Nevada Health Link’s first enrollment session, has agreed to keep its call center open two weeks beyond its originally scheduled closing date of Tuesday.
The guilty plea by Robert Wolfe, a cooperating witness in an investigation targeting local doctors for illegally distributing painkillers, came in a still-sealed criminal case.
A Missouri mother is anxiously waiting to be reunited with her teenage daughter who was allegedly abducted and found safe in New Mexico.
Legendary folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after being found unconscious at her L.A. home.
Americans fear pilots purposely crashing an airliner as much as they are afraid of a hijacking, and over a quarter are more scared of flying than they were before a copilot crashed a jet in France last week, killing 150 people, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found.
For the third time in four days, an Alabama football player was arrested. Running back Tyren Jones was charged Tuesday with second-degree possession of marijuana and released on $1,000 bond, according to Tuscaloosa, Ala., police.
A Florida jogger wearing headphones was struck and killed by an Amtrak train, apparently unable to hear the conductor sounding the horn, authorities said on Tuesday.
A man with an “intellectual disability,” who had faced the death penalty for more than six years, was sentenced Tuesday to 14 to 40 years in prison in connection with a 2008 fatal shooting.
D Las Vegas owner Derek Stevens made a $20,000 wager at 50/1 on the Spartans to win the NCAA Tournament. That means Golden Nugget sportsbook director Tony Miller is routing for Duke on Saturday.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson now has to decide if he wants Mike Pence’s headache. The Arkansas House on Tuesday approved a religious freedom measure that mirrors the one Pence signed into law in Indiana — sparking outrage from businesses, sports organizations and popular culture figures who said it opened the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Things just got messy with that One Direction breakup. Just when folks were starting to heal from the shock of Zayn Malik’s decision to quit the super-successful boy group on Wednesday, a social media dustup has fans all a-Twitter.
Clark County Coroner Michael Murphy is leaving office for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, where he’ll be program manager of the center’s unknown victim identification program.
A lawyer was appointed Tuesday for the suspected getaway driver for Erich Nowsch, accused of gunning down Tammy Meyers in front of her northwest valley home.
Las Vegas police responded to a stabbing on Las Vegas Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the High Hat Regency Motel, 1300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, across the street from A Little White Wedding Chapel and south of Charleston Boulevard.
Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital has won back accreditation by a national organization lost in 2013 following allegations of patient dumping.
A hang gliding instructor killed along with an 11-year-old boy in a crash near Jean on Friday did not have a permit to operate on the federal land where the aircraft went down, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for kicking a seat cushion into the stands during a game.
Neuroscience research holds an important message for shoppers looking to add a few new pieces to their spring wardrobe: the brain can’t always be trusted.
The intersection of Sahara Avenue and Sloan Lane has reopened after a rollover crash, according to Metro.
Congressman Joe Heck and Southern Nevada medical school officials gathered Tuesday to tout the importance of creating or expanding residency programs to give doctors-in-training more opportunities in hospitals and clinics in Nevada.
With tax season in full swing, many taxpayers are filing returns with high hopes of receiving a fat tax refund in the coming weeks. When expanding the lens to include the big picture, however, it becomes clear that a $1,000 or more refund is not great for your finances after all.
A gunman walked into a medical office in Fresno, California, and opened fire on Tuesday, killing a woman believed to be his wife or girlfriend before shooting himself to death in a murder-suicide, police said.
Are you still in the dating scene? Has a date ever done or said something he thought was sweet that just made you feel uncomfortable? If yes, you are not alone.
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