Jeremy Espiritu gave police a simple, cold-blooded reason for slitting the throat of his family’s dog.
Downtown today, 10,000 to 15,000 people are expected to dress like Santa and run a 5k (or walk a mile) in the Las Vegas Great Santa Run. Shania Twain is grand marshal, and she’s bringing family.
The Las Vegas police abuse and neglect detail is waiting for the autopsy results of a child who died two days before Thanksgiving in unclear circumstances.
Fallon Taylor was fortunate enough to make her NFR debut at age 13 in 1995 — when she finished sixth in the world — and qualified for four straight NFRs before giving up barrel racing to become a professional model.
UNLV President Neal Smatresk on Friday said he was “offended” by a letter sent by eight faculty members to Nevada higher education leaders claiming that women and minorities are overlooked and under-promoted at the university.
A kindergarten teacher at Havasupai Elementary School texted an undercover narcotics officer Friday before leaving the school on a break to sell him drugs, according to police in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
A total of 18.6 million viewers tuned to Thursday night’s live three-hour telecast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, according to the Nielsen company.
Without rendering a decision, the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline wrapped up a week-long hearing Friday into allegations suspended Family Court Judge Steven Jones mishandled a relationship with a prosecutor who appeared before him.
Don Reid, the brother of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, passed away on Thursday, the senator’s office confirmed. He was 85.
A sentencing turned combustive Friday when the defendant’s angry husband dropped an F-bomb and stormed out of the courtroom as his wife complained about getting jail time for the drowning of her foster baby.
Team ropers at the National Finals Rodeo embrace the technological side of sport as much as anyone, relying on wives and girlfriends to use iPads and video cameras during practice runs while taping how a cowboy’s horse might begin a run and how the steer its chasing reacts.
The need for a final beer didn’t prevent the surprise arrest of a bank robbery suspect in northwestern Arizona on Thursday.
A proposal to name the peak of Frenchman Mountain after former President Ronald Reagan has been scuttled, and all it took was an act of Congress.
The unfinished and unwanted Harmon Hotel at CityCenter received a one-week reprieve from demolition on Friday.
A Nye County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Thursday evening after police say he broke into his estranged wife’s home and held her captive there.
Listen up Las Vegas — it’ll be at least a year before the new Fry’s Electronics is finished in Boca Park.
A 22-year-old Phoenix man was convicted Friday of racketeering and conspiracy charges for his role in a cybercrime enterprise known as Carder.su.
It’s no snowmageddon, but lows in the 20s? Come on. We expect better than that from Las Vegas.
Improved, but far short of the ultimate goal. That was how new numbers from Nevada’s health insurance exchange looked on Friday. Almost 5,000 Nevadans have confirmed qualified health plan selections through the marketplace.
Women and minorities have been overlooked and underpromoted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, according to a letter written by eight faculty members who call for the return of former UNLV president Carol Harter as acting president because of her willingness to address these issues.
Superfast residential Internet hit west and northwest neighborhoods on Thursday.
“Cannibal sandwiches,” an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but health officials say they are not healthy, citing that more than a dozen people who became ill after consuming them.
Las Vegas police arrested a Texas man Thursday night after multiple shots were fired at the Greyhound bus station on Main Street.
A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected in their to-go order in a McDonald’s drive-thru: A bag of cold cash.
A Florida couple hosts the most epic of geek weddings featuring the likes of Iron Man, Batman and devious bellhops.
The Nevada Board of Regents on Friday took “interim” off Tina Kunzer-Murphy’s title, giving the new UNLV athletic director a three-year contract.
Defending champion Spain will play its opening World Cup game against the Netherlands, a repeat of the ill-tempered 2010 final. The United States was drawn in the toughest group with Germany, Portugal and Ghana.
Oregon State Police ticket a man for crashing his newly purchased tank into a guardrail, twice.
An Ohio BASE jumper is recovering after a poor parachute opening left him spinning out of control into a cliff wall in Utah.
Truth is stranger than fiction, especially in college football. The first half of that sentence is a Mark Twain quote. The best coach in the nation, Nick Saban, probably would agree with both halves after failing to take Auburn to overtime and looking like a jackass in the process.
Holly Madison wants the best of both worlds: balancing motherhood with her love of entertainment.