Opening statements have begun in the federal trial of two men charged with murder in the racially motivated shooting deaths of two other men in 1998.
For those heading back to school in the very near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.
The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight with Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage.
As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether a Ferguson police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death.
Federal antitrust regulators signed off on Scientific Games Corp.’s $5.1 billion acquisition of the Bally Technologies, the two gaming companies announced Wednesday.
A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human body, a sheriff’s investigator said.
The lads from Liverpool arrived in Vegas in 1964 and performed for 17,000 screaming fans in the entertainment capital of the world. The buzz was unbelievable. Las Vegas had seen hot acts before, but this was Beatlemania.
If the betting line posted offshore is any indication, Mountain Ridge Little League is about to wake Mo’ne Davis and her teammates from Philadelphia up from their dream week.
An arrest was made Tuesday in connection with Saturday’s morning shooting death near Lake Mead and Jones boulevards, according to Clark County booking logs.
There is every chance that under the bright lights of Lamade Stadium at 4:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday, no Little League World Series game involving teams from the United States will have been more hyped and anticipated.
Efforts to protect the newly endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly could spoil plans to expand portions of Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort and open its slopes to mountain bikers during the offseason.
Nevada public schools have at last risen above the lowest-performing states, according to a national report on ACT scores that also puts Nevada’s 2014 class above the national average.
Eric Holder talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.
The two Nevada attorney general candidates, Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt, on Tuesday agreed to their first debate on Sept. 20, hosted by the Nevada Press Association in Las Vegas.
The St. Louis Rams invited football players from two Ferguson, Missouri high schools to a preseason game last weekend in wake of the ongoing protests in the area.
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car in 90 degree weather while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores.
Henderson City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an amendment to city zoning that would allow adult bookstores and adult novelty stores in more areas of the city.
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to a gun charge dating to allegations that he threatened to harm an Assembly leader days before the 2013 legislative session began.
Now that Charlotte Ponce has her ear, she’s looking to accessorize. Charlotte, whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby, is celebrating the completion of two years’ worth of reconstructive surgical procedures.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says he will play a role in an upcoming DC Comics movie adaption but has yet to decide between superhero Shazam and his arch-nemesis Black Adam.
A flash flood warning is in place for far southern Clark County — which includes Searchlight and the Arizona and California borders — until 5:45 p.m. following severe thunderstorms.
A 73-year-old former schoolteacher accused of killing an unarmed trespasser in Northern Nevada should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.
Solo traveling can be a wonderful experience, especially for a young woman. It fosters a sense of confidence and independence and it implores you to explore the many sights and sounds that the world has to offer. That said, we girls do face a few more safety challenges while traveling than our male counterparts do. Before you pack your bags, arm yourself with these tips to stay safe while seeing the world.
Nine transportation companies that offer limousine service in Southern Nevada were granted modifications to their tariffs from regulators to charge customers additional fees when they use the new Ride Genie smartphone application.
Downtown Project is rolling with recent re-development projects such as the John E. Carson Hotel, The Bunkhouse, The Market and Ferguson’s Motel along the East Fremont Street corridor, in addition to its signature Container Park. But is residential on the re-development list too?
A video by Islamic State militants Tuesday purported to show the cold-blooded execution of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, saying he would “fight this injustice with every fiber of my being.” The Republican, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, was indicted after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.
A drunk driver did not deserve “public execution” by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
War Machine, a mixed martial arts fighter accused of brutally beating his porn star ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas and fleeing to the Los Angeles area, told a California judge he won’t contest his transfer in custody back to Nevada.
Philadelphia police have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third in the videotaped beating of a city park ranger trying to enforce a no-skateboarding rule.
A grandmother shot and critically wounded her 7-year-old grandson early Tuesday after mistaking him for an intruder who had broken into her home, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
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