A transgender student in the Clark County School District issues a plea to school board members to enact a policy that offers guaranteed protection and equal treatment for transitioning students in the fifth-largest system in the nation.
Police in Papua New Guinea vowed to find the men who axed to death a woman accused of using witchcraft to spark a measles outbreak in the country’s remote jungle highlands, a missionary said on Wednesday after meeting authorities.
Seven of the most powerful figures in global soccer faced extradition to the United States on corruption charges after being arrested on Wednesday in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.
Dust off your tank tops and Daisy Dukes, everyone. Las Vegas will see its first hundred-degree temperatures of the year this weekend, the National Weather Service predicted Wednesday morning.
If the ability to reinvent yourself is key to business success, Debbi Somers’ Las Vegas-based furniture company is a prime example. Somers Furniture began as a rental business supplying conventions.
The Las Vegas skyline doesn’t even break the top 40 as one of the best, according to a ranking by Emporis, an international building database.
In year three of downtown’s Life is Beautiful festival, nearby residents are hopeful but skeptical that by working with city officials they’ll be able address some of the issues the pary creates during the three-day event.
The grade-point average of UNLV’s football team rose from a 2.35 in the fall semester to a 2.7 for the term that recently ended, coach Tony Sanchez said. He also said 11 players made the Dean’s List.
Nevada became the 13th state on Monday to abolish life-without-parole sentences for those under 18 after Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 267 into law.
With miles of white sand and turquoise waters perfect for swimming, body boarding and sailing, Hawaii’s Waimanalo Bay Beach Park topped Dr. Beach’s 25th annual top 10 list of U.S. beaches.
Former New Orleans Saints receiver Joe Horn criticized NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during an interview posted Tuesday online, calling him “the devil.”
Tax return information for about 100,000 U.S. taxpayers was illegally accessed by cyber criminals over the past four months, U.S. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of data thefts that have alarmed American consumers.
The lawyer for B.B. King’s longtime manager fired back Tuesday after accusations arose claiming she poisoned the late music legend.
A former rookie officer with the Los Angeles Police Department accused of killing a man in March after a fight in a bar has been arrested in Mexico, police said.
A man who thought his nephew might be smoking marijuana in their shared Las Vegas apartment last week found a burned body in the bathroom instead, according to police.
The earthquake damage that closed a Spaghetti Bowl ramp as Memorial Day travelers were coming into and getting out of town will take one night and cost $20,000 to repair.
A Tuesday morning apartment fire in downtown Las Vegas has been ruled an arson, the Las Vegas Fire Department said Tuesday afternoon.
A home in the southeast valley was a considered a “total loss” after an early Tuesday morning fire, the Clark County Fire Department said.
A vehicle fire on northbound U.S. Highway 95 slowed traffic briefly Tuesday evening, according to the Regional Transportation Commission.
U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon Tuesday tossed out the remaining evidence in an alleged illegal gambling case against wealthy Malaysian businessman Paul Phua because of government misconduct.
Rep. Dina Titus said Tuesday she plans to run for re-election, choosing not to gamble a safe House seat against a campaign for U.S. Senate.
A New Jersey college that bought the closed Showboat Atlantic City from Caesars Entertainment Corp. last year with plans to turn the shuttered casino into a college campus has sued the gaming company for $22 million in damages.
The man who was stabbed to death May 12 was identified Tuesday by the Clark County coroner’s office as 55-year-old Reginald Dwayne Johnson.
A case of mistaken identity led to an attempted robbery and a shootout at a Terrible Herbst car wash Sunday afternoon, according to Las Vegas police.
While pierogies, pepperoni, catfish and crab are unusually popular in certain U.S. states, Nevadans are unusually obsessed with something a little different.
June means Netflix is getting 60 new titles, some of which are actually notable.
A sinkhole has closed a runway at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which may delay flights at one of the largest transit hubs in the United States.
Chris Brown, the Cromwell hotel headliner with a violent past, came to Vegas to perform at Drai’s nightclub. But he also found time to post some emotional things online that some viewed as a threat.
Torrential rains have killed at least 10 people in Texas and Oklahoma, including three in Houston where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous U.S. city, officials said on Tuesday.
The city of Cleveland and Department of Justice announced Tuesday how they are moving forward on agreed changes to the city’s police force.
If you’re a parent, you probably suffer from “broken record” syndrome. You know, that habit we fall into of asking the same questions day after day.
About a year ago, a man found himself in the path of extreme wind in Iceland and tried to have a little drink of water. Well, he fails. And it’s hilarious.
A fatal crash in Nye County on Monday happened when a sedan tried to pass a tractor-trailer on a two-lane section of U.S. Highway 95, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Facebook has drawn criticism in recent days from domestic abuse victims who claim the social network’s policy against anonymity has led victims to have unwarranted interactions with their attackers over social media.
Three companies said on Tuesday they have decided to remove ads from TLC’s top-rated reality show “19 Kids and Counting” after the cable network pulled episodes of the program in the wake of reports of molestation by one of its stars, Josh Duggar.
When it comes to barbecue (or BBQ or bar-b-que or whatever other spelling you prefer) in Las Vegas, locals are extremely loyal to just a couple of spots —Rollin’ Smoke and John Road Kill Grill.
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