Authorities say they’ve found two adults and four children who’ve been missing in the frigid mountains of Northern Nevada since Sunday.
Congress’ easy renewal of an expiring ban on undetectable plastic guns belies the larger reality that one year after the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn., major new firearms restrictions have little chance of enactment anytime soon.
Other old-school entertainers — Donny and Marie Osmond, Human Nature — cut and run for the month. Other shows, such as “Legends in Concert,” squeeze in a Christmas song or two. But Terry Fator goes all in.
A woman who faithfully taped TV news on 140,000 videocassettes with the hope that one day it would prove to be valuable, searchable historical material did not live to see her dream realized.
With all of the construction going on at the Downtown Container Park, it wasn’t too surprising when a flying saucer landed nearby in mid-November.
A cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold has appeared in New York. Experts say competition with other insects will probably keep the new bug’s population in check.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has scrapped promotional appearances in London because previous convictions — sentences that exceed four years in prison — bar him from entering Britain.
More than three decades after reversing its prohibition of black having the priesthood, the Mormon church has disavowed the ban, saying it was put into place during an era of great racial divide that influenced early teachings of the church.
A 6-year-old boy has been suspended from a Colorado school for kissing a girl on the cheek. School officials in Canon City are accusing the boy of sexual harassment and they want it on his school record.
UNLV is having its best football season in 13 years, but the Rebels won’t have much to show in All-Mountain West honors.
General Motors picked Mary Barra, its product development chief and a 33-year company veteran, as its next CEO. Barra will become the first female head of a major U.S. car company.
Growing up in New York in the projects in Brooklyn, Trevor Diggs knew that basketball would be his escape in some capacity. It had to be.
At least 6.98 percent of construction funds spent by the Department of Transportation in the 2014-16 period should go to minority and women-owned businesses, a state board decided Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela’s universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
The Bellagio’s tuxedoed pianist David Osborne will fly to Washington today to perform for President Barack Obama’s family for the fifth year in a row, on the White House’s Eagle Steinway.
A California homicide suspect who held a woman and a child hostage in a southeast valley apartment was arrested early Tuesday morning after a lengthy standoff with Las Vegas police.
It might be hard to believe that beyond Sin City, Nevada has some of the nation’s blackest skies. The darkness is so deep that rural regions get national attention for their “real” stargazing.
Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems. The analysis suggests the world’s No. 1 cause of cancer deaths isn’t as lethal as doctors once thought.
Will Spanish ever become America’s official second language? Some College of Southern Nevada students think it could.
A panel of lawmakers on Monday approved a $1.46 million funding request to ramp up a drone program should the Federal Aviation Administration select Nevada as one of six testing sites.
A 45-year-old kindergarten teacher charged with kidnapping a 16-year-old girl in Las Vegas left the Los Angeles school district after he was accused of inappropriately touching six victims, all fourth- and fifth-graders, prosecutors said Monday.
From a drone to a 3-D-printed electric toothbrush to a robot the National Rifle Association would love, senior engineering students displayed their best ideas Thursday Dec. 5 at the Senior Design Competition.
Since more serious charges have been dropped, a Nevada judge on Monday reduced bail for a man and a woman accused during their high-profile arrests last summer of conspiring to kidnap police officers to draw attention to an anti-government sovereign citizen philosophy.
Five months after Ash Springs was closed by federal officials, nearby residents are pushing for more local control of the popular swimming hole 100 miles north of Las Vegas.
UNLV stadium consultant Mark Rosentraub says a new on-campus venue could appeal to major football conference TV networks, giving the university leverage to join a BCS conference like the Pac-12 or Big Ten and to draw millions of dollars in new TV revenue.
Three people suspected in a carjacking Monday morning were arrested after a police chase in which one of the suspects fired at officers.
A video surfaced on the popular site Reddit showing University of Oregon students pummeling cars and people with snow. The video and 8,000 comments grew into a national story.
America’s economic survival depends on training more middle-class workers in manufacturing, building and other trades, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez told a union group meeting Monday in Las Vegas.
The Rebels (7-5) make their first bowl appearance in 13 years when they take on North Texas (8-4) at 9 a.m. PST on New Year’s Day. North Texas is a touchdown favorite.
A train heading to California derailed Sunday near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis said 19 coal cars and one locomotive derailed about 10 p.m. The train, which was bound for Mojave, Calif., had four locomotives and 103 cars.
Spawned by growth in real estate sales and live entertainment shows on the Strip, the state economy has so far this year produced about $47 million more in taxes than predicted by the Economic Forum.