A North Las Vegas police officer shot and killed a homeless man after an early-morning confrontation Monday. A patrol officer stopped the man walking near Tonopah Avenue and Woodard Street about 1:10 a.m., officer Chrissie Coon said. The officer shot the man a few minutes later, she said.
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.
Two 16-year-olds are accused of targeting and killing a classmate in what may have been a dispute over a girl, after police in Texas say they were caught trying to dump the other boy’s body.
A Southern Nevada loan officer was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison Monday in a $1 million family-run mortgage fraud scheme.
The mother accused of drowning her son told police the “voices in her head” made her do it. Noah Lane Allen, 3, was found unresponsive by firefighters in an apartment near Vegas and Buffalo Drives. Christine Allen has been charged in the case.
A 37-year-old woman was sentenced to 13 years to life in prison for repeatedly tying her 4-year-old daughter to a bed without food or water while she went to work and church and beating her with a belt. Laketha Moore said she regretted what she had done to her daughter.
A Las Vegas police officer who became the first policeman killed in the line of duty is the namesake of a school that continues to commemorate the lives of fallen heroes.
Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal.
Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they were doing on the flight.
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.
Black Twitter holds court on pretty much everything from President Barack Obama to the latest TV reality show antics. But Black Twitter can also turn activist quickly. When it does, change is made.
U.S. Reps. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., and Dina Titus, D-Nev., on Monday filed for re-election. Horsford, a freshman, is seeking a second two-year term. Titus is expected to easily win re-election in Congressional District 1.
Las Vegas police are looking for a man in connection with an armed robbery early last week. The man went into a shop near Rancho Drive and Cheyenne Avenue about 9:30 p.m. on March 3, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the cash register, police said.
Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance and sent 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries like bruises and scrapes, authorities said Sunday.
Las Vegas police were investigating a shooting at a park near UNLV that left one person hospitalized in critical condition Sunday night. Police received multiple calls about gunshots about 6:30 p.m. at Molasky Family Park, near East Twain Avenue at Cambridge Street.
Cartel kingpin Nazario Moreno Gonzalez had two lives. One ended in late 2010 when the leader of a vicious drug gang ruling the western state of Michoacan was supposedly killed by federal police. The second ended when he died in a shootout with government troops early Sunday.
New owners are revitalizing Lake Las Vegas’ front golf course, The Falls, and other common space back to its green state, hoping it will symbolize the ritzy area’s return to health, but they admit they still have a long way to go.
The next time Brad Keselowski shows up in Las Vegas, he might find a steak named after him at The D’s Andiamo steakhouse.
A very strong earthquake that struck offshore rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damage.
The familiar figure of Todd Farlow offering his opinion at government meetings is no more, leaving behind officials who mourn his loss, despite his sometimes chastising their decisions as “crap,” then adding “shame on you.”
In the world of Dale Earnhardt Jr., running out of gas is a public embarrassment, especially when it happens on the final lap, which allowed Brad Keselowski to surge past him and win the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Erika Jensen, 32, has worked as a full-time volunteer since she was 19. First as a member of Youth With A Mission, then its subsidiary RescueNet. She lives off of donations from personal sponsors and estimates that she earns about $3 per hour.
Henderson is not planning to eliminate senior transportation to the Heritage Park Senior Facility, but the city wants to find a cheaper way to do business.
The Las Vegas Business Press’ Rising Stars of Business Class of 2014 is a tenacious group. Many started on the ground level, climbing the ranks quickly. And as our honorees approach the pinnacle of their careers, they don’t hesitate to help others achieve their goals. Philanthropy and education are common extracurriculars for these professionals.
Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
Two Clark County women are among thousands of plaintiffs across the country who have filed product liability lawsuits against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos. Delores Cipriano, 81, of Henderson, and Bertha Triana, 80, of Las Vegas, each filed lawsuits last year in District Court against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a Japanese company that makes the prescription drug pioglitazone under the trade name Actos. Both women claim their bladder cancer was caused by the medication.
Presto’s food has a healthy focus, and they specialize in a Turkish flatbread called a pide, which we haven’t spotted elsewhere in town. But let’s talk about the cream of mushroom soup and the ahi tuna sliders.