A basic upgrade to replace outdated equipment could have saved Las Vegas police officer David VanBuskirk’s life. Authorities haven’t finished their investigation into Metro’s botched rescue mission on Mount Charleston last year, when the officer fell about 25 feet to his death while hoisting a stranded hiker to a helicopter.
High school football is back. Find all the scores here as reports come in from around the valley, and follow our coverage at nevadapreps.com.
Part of Kyle Canyon Road will be closed Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. so that a wide, load-hauling bulldozer can transport materials for the Flood Diversion Berm Project.
Here’s a state-by-state look at the Common Core standards, starting with the Silver State.
Pose. Point. Smile. Snap. Though the basics have stayed the same, the art of taking a photo ready to share with friends and family has evolved over the decades and become more popular.
A woman was hospitalized and a man was arrested following a Saturday morning shooting at Russell Road near South Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas police said.
Remodeling enthusiasts might know Drew and Jonathan Scott from their HGTV show “Property Brothers.” The name Melissa Roche is probably less familiar, although the Summerlin-area resident recently won season two of the Scotts’ challenge show “Brother Versus Brother.”
Kaysee Nitta didn’t cry the night she was burned over 80 percent of her body three months ago, but the 16-year-old’s mother said she cried earlier this week when Michael Brandon Boyd Jr. was arrested on charges that he caused the explosion that severely burned her and six of her classmates.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has accused the owner of the Washington Redskins of trying to bribe the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, saying the team owner offered a free van in return for taking the team’s side in a dispute over its nickname.
Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s push for a publicly subsidized soccer stadium lost steam Friday, when Councilman Bob Coffin said he will vote against the city stadium term sheet with two private partners, while Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian said she is “very, very concerned about the amount of taxpayer funds” going to the project.
A boy was hospitalized with non-critical injuries after being hit by a car in the northeast valley Friday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
In a French survey of travelers to countries where diarrheal illnesses are common, the people who used hand sanitizer while abroad were half as likely to have their trips spoiled by a bout with Montezuma’s revenge.
The District Attorney is announcing changes to ensure transparency when the Victim/Witnesses Assistance Fund is used, the office announce via a press release Friday.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., joined a handful of lawmakers from the United States and Mexico at the border on Friday to talk about the surge north of unaccompanied children from Central America.
A judge set bail at $70,000 Friday for a Las Vegas woman who was behind the wheel in a crash that killed her 9-year-old niece.
A former schoolteacher who left her kindergarten classroom in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., during a break to sell drugs to an undercover officer was given an 18-month prison term Friday.
Leave it to downtown casino legend Jackie Gaughan to play the gracious host even after he’s gone.
A major Hispanic group reversed itself on Friday to endorse U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., for re-election, a big boost for the congressman’s campaign with immigration reform a challenging issue this year.
The 23-year-old British singer-songwriter now sells out arenas with his confessional lyrics and impassioned singing voice.
Retiring Nevada Assemblyman Joe Hogan, D-Las Vegas, was hospitalized after suffering a massive stroke while house hunting in the Washington, D.C., area, his legislative attache said Friday.
Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office.
On the final night of the NFL preseason, Johnny Manziel was scrambling around and leading the Cleveland Browns to a victory. But his exhibition was mostly meaningless, and his replacement stole the show.
The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.
An English-language al-Qaida publication that promotes “lone-wolf” terrorist attacks includes Las Vegas on a list of possible terrorism targets.
The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night.
Residents of Southern Highlands and neighborhoods east of Las Vegas Boulevard South can celebrate: The Cactus Avenue interchange on Interstate 15 is open.
The Southeastern Conference says miscommunication led to Vanderbilt wearing jerseys that violated NCAA uniform regulations and that the Commodores have agreed not to wear the “Anchor Down” slogan again.
Eastbound Lake Mead Boulevard was closed briefly after a Friday afternoon rollover near Tonopah Drive.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.
The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.
Nearby residents are hoping that the razing of 20 vacant, arson-plagued homes across several of North Las Vegas’ most blighted residential blocks will eventually help wake the whole North Valley neighborhood from its decades-long slumber.
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