The right two lanes of westbound Lake Mead Boulevard are closed near Interstate 15 after a man fell to his death from the freeway, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
James Holmes, the gunman in the Colorado movie massacre, could face the death penalty after jurors found on Monday that aggravating factors in the case counted for more than mitigating ones such as mental illness.
Four people were wounded and a fifth was in custody Monday morning after a stabbing in Henderson, police said.
Golden Gaming's $341 million merger with Minnesota-based Lakes Entertainment was finalized Monday, creating a publicly traded casino, tavern and slot machine route operation with business interests in Nevada and Maryland.
Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him on Sunday as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations.
A fierce wildfire that has devoured drought-parched terrain in northern California with remarkable speed raged on for a sixth day on Monday as evacuations expanded and firefighters began to gain some ground against the flames.
A man was shot to death Monday in front of a courthouse in a suburb of Jackson, Mississippi, as he arrived for a hearing on drug charges against him, and the gunman turned himself in to the authorities, police said.
Following her dominating win Saturday night in Brazil, where she knocked out Bethe Correia in 34 seconds, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey is already making moves for her film career and this latest project hits close to home.
Off-roading. Surfing. What's the difference? An Australian daredevil combined the two adrenaline-based sports and accomplished a stunt like no other — he surfed a wave on a dirt bike.
Pez candy is getting the movie treatment. Envision Media Arts is developing an animated film based on the 88-year-old pressed, chalky, tablet-shaped candy and dispensers, which often feature iconic pop culture characters.
A Florida father accidentally shot his young daughter while teaching her about gun safety, police said.
One person was killed and at least 15 were injured at a festival outside Chicago on Sunday, when hail and high winds uprooted a tent where revelers had taken shelter from the harsh weather, officials said.
Women's health group Planned Parenthood will be the focus of a partisan showdown on Monday in the U.S. Senate, with any wider influence on voters from the charge still unclear.
A man is dead after a fatal shooting in the central valley Sunday night, police say.
Many of the everyday items found around your home — from cosmetics to cleaners to vitamins and nutritional supplements to over-the-counter and prescription drugs — can be dangerous or deadly to an inquisitive child.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is warning Interstate 15 drivers to expect "long delays" following a crash near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park outside of Las Vegas has six springs that pour out hundreds of gallons of water per minute. “Water on the Meadow” is a conservation-minded water-slide event.
ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria's army said late on Sunday that it rescued 178 people held by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state, the heartland of the insurgency.
Bombs went off outside two churches in the southern New Mexico City of Las Cruces on Sunday, disrupting services and sending federal agents and local police to investigate.
Memphis police have identified 29-year-old Tremaine Wilburn as the suspect in a weekend shooting of an officer. Wilburn is at large and considered armed and dangerous, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong told reporters Sunday.
World No. 1 Inbee Park of South Korea, a Bishop Gorman High graduate, shot a 7-under 65 Sunday to win the 39th Ricoh Women's British Open by three shots on Sunday.
A 9-year-old who was hit with a bat during a baseball game in Kansas over the weekend has died. Kaiser Carlile, a batboy for the Liberal Bee Jays team, was accidentally struck Saturday at a National Baseball Congress World Series game.
Nearly a dozen presidential candidates already have been campaigning in the Silver State, which will host the first caucus in the West in February after those in Iowa and New Hampshire.
The Environmental Protection Agency has the equipment and experts it needs to decommission four buildings it's been leasing on UNLV's campus for nearly 50 years to conduct research with hazardous and radioactive materials.
Thousands of California acres are ablaze as firefighters battle at least 21 wildfires throughout the state, but while many of those fires are small or mostly contained, the wind and heat that are spreading the Rocky Fire in Northern California -- and the area's steep terrain -- are causing the most concern.
A man who went missing Saturday evening at a local casino has been found, Las Vegas police said Sunday night.
Saturday's rainy skies cleared up Sunday, leaving the valley with triple-digit temperatures and sunshine, the National Weather Service said.
The Seattle Seahawks signed All-Pro Bobby Wagner to a four-year, $43 million extension, making him the NFL's highest-paid middle linebacker.
British television personality and singer Cilla Black, whose instantly recognizable Liverpool 'scouse' accent won over generations of music fans and television viewers, died in Spain aged 72, Spanish police said on Sunday.
Ronda Rousey knocked out Bethe Correia 34 seconds into the first round to remain undefeated and retain the UFC women's bantamweight title at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night.
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Donald Trump's ties to Las Vegas are impossible to miss, much like his unconventional campaign for president.
On Saturday, participants walked the 1.2-mile distance from the Review-Journal building in downtown Las Vegas to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission and back during the fourth annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes event.
After the killing of Zimbabwe's best known lion, a second animal has been poached by a foreigner, a source said on Saturday as authorities banned big game hunting outside the park from which Cecil was lured to his death.
An Allegiant Air flight heading to Fresno, Calif., landed safely at McCarran International Airport shortly after takeoff Saturday afternoon after a pilot reported a mechanical issue, an airline spokesperson said.
Melinda Conger was on the hunt for timeless treasures Saturday morning at the Morphy Auctions Las Vegas auction.
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