The National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children kicked off it's national conference Thursday night with a ceremony to unveil panels from the nonprofit's Murder Wall memorial.
An escaped inmate killed a woman in her home before he was captured, according to authorities in western Pennsylvania.
Katy Perry, who grew up the daughter of Protestant pastors and rose to fame with the hit song "I Kissed a Girl," may get her chance to live in a former Roman Catholic convent in Los Angeles — after a judge tentatively blocked its sale to someone else.
An anti-abortion group that released videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood staff discussing the illegal sale of aborted fetal tissue has been sued by a group of abortion providers.
Illinois State Police were interrupted by 10 people looking to buy heroin last week while police were conducting a raid.
A Missouri man faces criminal charges after driving drunk in a stolen vehicle, fighting with a deputy and beating a police dog with a rock in northern Arizona, according to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.
A rare pre-Civil War baseball card that was handed down as an heirloom within the family of a ballplayer for more than 150 years fetched $179,250 at an auction in Chicago on Thursday.
Nicholas Ballou binds his chest each day before leaving his home. It's so tight he often finds it hard to breathe and has gotten lightheaded. Throughout the day, he might touch his chest or adjust the wrap — a nervous habit. Nothing can be out of place.
My child did not have a good year last year in school and was so relieved when summer came. Now she is getting very anxious, even sick, about going back.
One man was injured and another was taken into custody Friday morning after a stabbing in the eastern valley, Las Vegas police said.
A federal magistrate on Friday entered a "temporary" not guilty plea for Dylann Roof on hate crime charges in the slaying of nine African-Americans at a South Carolina church, even as his lawyer said his client wanted to plead guilty.
The Coast Guard's weeklong search for the two Florida teens, who vanished at sea on July 24, will stop at sunset Friday, after an extensive coastal search that extended from southern Florida to North Carolina, Capt. Mark Fedor told reporters in Miami.
A Fort Worth, Texas, police officer has been placed on mandatory administrative leave after fatally shooting a man brandishing a pistol on Friday morning.
After three trials and 18 years in prison — including 13 on death row — a Broward County jury in 2012 found Seth Penalver not guilty of capital murder in the 1994 slayings of three people.
A Kingman, Ariz., man has been arrested after police said he used a hatchet to kill a transient man he was trying to evict from his home in northwest Arizona.
The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a "foreign poacher" who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday.
Saving historic buildings isn't always a high priority in Southern Nevada, but Boulder City has worked to make it so.
It looks like the Las Vegas Valley will wring out some rain before things start to dry out.
Her husband praises her for her efforts to improve the lives of Nevadans, ticking off issues she works on including prescription drug abuse, homelessness, various programs for school children, and mental health.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police said they were investigating a vehicle that struck a barricade at the congressional complex on Friday.
Over a month after a newly-formed search and rescue group had its trailer and equipment stolen, the items are still missing, Las Vegas police said Thursday.
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The embattled director of an agency providing public housing in Clark County ordered senior staffers not to communicate with commissioners on its oversight board without his approval.
Talking to Las Vegas police as a tape recorder rolled, 19-year-old Erich Nowsch first denied knowing anything about a mother of four being fatally shot outside her home in February.
An in-house investigation of the emergency landing of Allegiant Air Flight 426 in Fargo, N.D., last week has found that the flight crew operated within the bounds of all regulations and "our captain exercised sound judgment in the operation of his aircraft," the airline said Thursday.
Two monuments down, one to go.
Bryan Keith Day never said a word to officers before he shot one of them three times — including once in the face — with a pellet gun.
A woman was found dead in her central valley townhouse Wednesday, and Las Vegas police are investigating her death as a homicide.
Los Angeles lawyers Robert Cohen and James Gibbons say they know what Mayor Carolyn Goodman should do with the $50,000 in campaign contributions she got from the alleged mastermind of a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme.
The former presenters from hit BBC show "Top Gear" -- Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May -- have signed a deal with Amazon to produce a new motoring show for its streaming service, Amazon Prime.
NV Energy will pay a Southern Nevada Indian tribe $4.3 million to settle a 2013 lawsuit over pollution from the coal-burning Reid Gardner power plant 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
Nearly 40 years after he obtained his green card, John Lennon has been honored in New York with a tapestry showing Manhattan as a yellow submarine and the late Beatle holding up a peace sign at the helm.
There are dozens, if not hundreds of places to go out drinking in the Las Vegas Valley — some places are chains, some are holes-in-the-wall and some are worth going to for the experience more than the drinks.
A Las Vegas man who pleaded guilty to forcing a woman into prostitution on the Las Vegas Strip was sentenced to a prison term of 3 to 10 years, the attorney general's office announced Thursday.
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the July 19 shooting death of Samuel DuBose.
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is closing three underperforming grocery stores in east Las Vegas by Aug. 7.
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