Metro officers are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the southeast valley, Las Vegas police said. Authorities were called to 3200 block of Liahona Way, near East Harmon Avenue and South Mojave Road about 2:30 p.m., police said.
When at the checkout line and a clerk asks, “debit or credit?” I have only one answer: credit. There are a number of reasons I never make debit card purchases — security, peace of mind, rewards — but perhaps the biggest reason is that I’ve learned how to use my credit card like a debit card.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press on Sunday.
Nevada’s 23 state parks, recreation areas and historic sites attract nearly 3.5 million visitors annually. Nearly all of the parks remain open all year, though weather and road conditions limit winter access to some remote parks.
Derby’s story has spread from New Hampshire to across the nation as video and photos of him running freely bring joy to pet lovers the world over.
The New York Police Department says a gunman who ambushed two officers in their car told two passers-by to “watch what I’m going to do.”
Moviegoers helped Peter Jackson bid farewell to Middle Earth in style, pushing “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” to $90.6 million over its first five days in theaters.
Asset recovery has been part of Medicaid rules since the early 1990s. For people on Medicaid, it’s income that matters, not net worth. That means it’s possible to qualify for the program even if you have retirement savings and a mortgage-free home.
The hunt for suspects continues in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive in Panola County.
It’s not too early to start thinking of Best of Las Vegas. In addition to voting, readers have a new way to participate: Send us your selfies.
Colorado State on Saturday afternoon proved that Mountain West football this season was arguably its worst since the league formed in 1999, falling to Utah 45-10 in the Las Vegas Bowl. Much depends on how Boise State fares against Arizona in the Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 31.
A group of so-called “Layaway Santas” paid off random layaway accounts at a southern New Jersey Wal-Mart last week.
He left Las Vegas two years ago a talented player with much potential. Saturday, Nigel Williams-Goss returned to town a player much closer to reaching that potential. The 6-foot-3-inch sophomore point guard from Findlay Prep has helped lead Washington back to national prominence.
The rapid response team has arrived and the chaos is easing, but medics in a remote Sierra Leonean district are struggling to control a local Ebola outbreak when it’s too late to nip it in the bud.
The Arizona Humane Society removed 60 cats and two dead kittens from an east Phoenix apartment Thursday afternoon.
A veteran Florida police officer was shot and killed while on duty early Sunday, law enforcement officials said, providing no details about the suspect in custody or motive for the shooting.
The most recent publicity stunt in the ongoing skirmish between Culinary Local 226 and Station Casinos had a holiday street party feel combined with an arts and crafts project. But when it was over, the union came off looking like an inept comedy team.
The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation.
Entertainer Elton John and longtime mate David Furnish officially married Sunday on the ninth anniversary of the day they entered into a civil partnership.
Police say an elf on the sauce is facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey.
What a relief that embattled Michele Fiore has been removed from Assembly leadership. Credibility and perception matter, and the business of the Legislature is too vital to be controlled by marginalized elected officials of questionable character.
NV Energy has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents to state regulators as part of an inquiry into whether smart meters it installed on over 1 million Nevada homes and businesses pose a fire risk.
Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales realizes the question might jar the senses of some folks. What can Santa Fe, with its 400-year history and renowned artistic sensibility, possibly learn from gaudy and frenetic downtown Las Vegas?
The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is all gussied up for a digital future while retaining the charm of its beginnings with that personal touch.
Mark DiCiero of “Mark & Mercedes in the Morning” is hinting he plans to stick around Las Vegas and possibly compete against his former morning show partners. He broke the news on his Facebook page.
Utah came out strong, scoring three touchdowns in its first 10 plays against Colorado State on Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. The Utes went on to a 45-10 win in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl.
Even on an off night, Delon Wright had enough going on to hold off UNLV. Wright, one of the top guards in the Pacific-12 Conference, was not at his best Saturday night but still scored 17 points to lift 14th-ranked Utah to a 59-46 victory over the Rebels at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Every five years when UNLV fires its football coach there is a great whoop-de-doo and la-di-da about football. It usually lasts until the UNLV basketball team plays a quality nonconference opponent. Is there a program out there UNLV ought to be imitating?
A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
The Detroit Lions are heading back to the postseason, clinching their second playoff berth in the last 14 seasons when Philadelphia lost to Washington on Saturday. Detroit plays at Chicago on Sunday. Also Saturday, San Diego beat San Francisco in overtime.
Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, a spokesman said Saturday night.
Two men were killed and two others were injured in a vehicle-motorcycle crash on Valley View Boulevard near Desert Inn Road early Saturday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
Lisa Hinricksen always wanted to be a teacher. And not just any teacher. She’s been at it for 25 years in Las Vegas, with retirement five years away and closing in. Four of her students are now art teachers in the Clark County School District like her.
North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were “groundless slander.” The Obama administration is working on an international response to the cyberattack, and hoping China — among other nations — will help rein in North Korea.
Kevin Rubio, 28, of North Las Vegas, and six others were trying to pass an RV in pairs on state Route 160, five miles west of state Route 159 about 1:45 p.m., NHP said.
Seventeen-year-old Zakariyyaa McIntyre reached out to Walker Furniture for the annual Home for the Holidays program after sleeping on the floor of her grandmother’s apartment alongside three other children for 15 months.
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