Clark County’s child welfare and court systems are “overtaxed and under stress” with limited resources and policies and procedures that too often result in less-than-best outcomes for children, according to a report published Thursday.
By March 14, according to the Nevada parole board, 28-year-old Carlos Manuel Perez Jr.’s debt to society would have been paid. But instead of leaving High Desert State Prison a free man, he left a dead man.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man they said robbed a Roberto’s Taco Shop in the southeast valley on Sunday night, according to police records.
Kids, being kids, like to climb on things. More often than not, that’s OK. But when the thing in question is a war memorial? That’s the question burning up online parenting groups and in family rooms after an amateur photographer snapped a picture of two children scampering on top of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington.
The late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith said thank you to all of his former players one last time in his will.
Travel lanes on the Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway intersection remained limited to one direction each way Thursday afternoon while crews replace a leaking water valve, the Las Vegas Valley Water District said Thursday.
When you have kids, traveling is difficult. While it might be faster to fly somewhere, flights are expensive, and they mean more time confined in one place. While driving may be a good solution financially, it’s also overwhelming to think about spending that much time in a car with kids. Here are some ideas to make traveling with your kids something to look forward to.
Las Vegas police said the driver of a truck that hit a teenager in the southeast valley Thursday morning has been taken into custody for felony hit-and-run.
When money is tight and it doesn’t look like your job will be offering you a raise anytime soon, saving money can feel like an impossible task. However, there is something you can do to maximize how much money you get each paycheck and help you build up your savings account. Make sure that your W-4 withholdings are correct.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law Thursday a measure that allows businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers in the name of “religious freedom.”
Lawyers for a Northern California man who told police his girlfriend was abducted for ransom, an incident now called a hoax by authorities, said on Thursday their client stood by his story and had been drugged and restrained by the kidnappers.
Erich Nowsch and his accused getaway driver charged in the slaying of Tammy Meyers appeared in court together for the first time Thursday.
According to a March 23 report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway that would link his country’s eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, crossing a narrow stretch of the Bering Sea that separates Asia and North America.
For 25 years, United Parcel Service drivers Bennie Harris Jr. of Henderson and Rod Little of Las Vegas have done the impossible: driving on Southern Nevada’s wild streets all day without being in an accident.
An apparent gas explosion caused two apartment buildings to collapse and burst into flames, and two others to catch fire, injuring at least 12 people on Thursday in New York City’s East Village neighborhood, authorities said.
Common wisdom might dictate that it’s dangerous for couples raised in different economic classes to get hitched.
Clark County School District police said a phone call that caused a Summerlin elementary school to be locked down Thursday afternoon was a hoax.
Two men are being sought by wildlife authorities after a video went viral showing them driving around with a federally protected owl.
At least one person was killed and several others injured when a truck hit a beam on a highway bridge under construction above Interstate 35 in central Texas, causing a collapse that rained debris on vehicles, officials said.
The man who killed Las Vegas FBI agent John Bailey in 1990 may get a new trial because because of the appearance of judicial bias.
The documented ill health effects from inhaling secondhand smoke were squared off against individual rights at a hearing Thursday on a bill that would ban smoking in cars while children are present.
Fritz is your average, all-American Golden Retriever. He’s fluffy, he’s big, he’s goofy and, wow, he can not catch.
A Michigan magistrate judge set a bond of $1 million on Thursday for a mother of two children found dead in a freezer in a Detroit apartment, after a prosecutor said that murder charges will be filed.
Temperatures could reach 90 degrees in Las Vegas this weekend, which would be the hottest for 2015 and at least 10 degrees above average, according to the National Weather Service.
A firefighter with three decades of service with Cincinnati’s fire department died on Thursday after falling five stories down an elevator shaft while fighting a multi-alarm apartment building blaze, officials said.
A bicyclist died 17 days after a February hit-and-run crash in the east valley, Las Vegas police said Thursday.
The former owner of a North Las Vegas behavioral health services company was sentenced Thursday to four to six years on child abuse and lewdness charges for encounters with his adopted son.
A Georgia fugitive accused of impersonating an officer has been arrested in Las Vegas, the U.S. Marshals Service said Thursday.
The autopilot on the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday was switched to descend to 100 feet, its lowest possible setting, before it began its fatal plunge, according to data from a specialist aviation tracking service.
Did you know that Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, is coming to Vegas this weekend to help screen a movie? Because I didn’t until just now.
A judge set a preliminary hearing Thursday for a woman accused in a northeast valley slaying, while police continue to search for two other suspects in the case.
Cued by the words “all rise,” the three judges of Nevada’s new Court of Appeals entered their Las Vegas courtroom Wednesday to hear oral arguments for the first time.
The company that hopes to develop a low-speed “party train” from Southern California to Las Vegas is making another run at starting an operation, hoping to have trains running by New Year’s Eve.
About 15,000 homes and businesses in Oklahoma and Arkansas were without power on Thursday after tornadoes touched down in the states a day earlier, leaving at least one person dead and scores of structures damaged.
The alleged operator of the service, Christopher McDermott, 36, on Wednesday was charged in a federal complaint with conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
Las Vegas is a pretty hipster city, but Clark County came in second to Washoe County for the title of most hipster county on this map.
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