A Clark County judge sentenced a pimp to life in prison without the possibility of parole Tuesday in the slaying of a 21-year-old woman.
A Henderson citizens committee rejected amending the city’s charter in a way that would have allowed longtime councilman and Mayor Andy Hafen to run for re-election again.
District of Columbia police say detectives have arrested a man after a woman reported an Uber car service driver had sexually assaulted her.
President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
A golfer found one of President Barack Obama’s golf balls in the woods while playing some holes at the Congressional Country Club course in Maryland over the weekend.
Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip’s only power plant.
Whether it be in a theater, on Blu-ray or streaming there’s plenty to watch this week. It just depends on your taste or maybe your mood.
A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
A man was shot and killed after he stabbed a Henderson police officer early Tuesday morning, a department spokeswoman said.
A couple who discovered a tribute flag for a fallen Marine at a Texas flea market presented it to his mother Saturday, more than nine years after he was killed in Iraq.
A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.
A Las Vegas man fell to his death at the Ocean Spray facility in Henderson on Saturday.
Paramount Pictures Australia hastily deleted a tweet promoting the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” on Monday after some pointed out that it seemed insensitive considering the movie’s 9/11 release date.
A Northern Nevada wilderness and development bill left for dead earlier this year is getting new life in Congress.
The Oklahoma City Thunder star and USA Basketball veteran will be asked to lead — both on and off the court — as the Americans prepare for next month’s FIBA World Cup in Spain. Durant has won gold medals in the last two international competitions — the 2010 FIBA World Championships and the 2012 Olympics in London.
Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell recently authorized merit increases or a one-time bonus for nonunion employees.
Las Vegas, a city made famous by infamous men, has no statue honoring one of the most important figures in its history: Teamsters Union titan James Riddle Hoffa. Do you think it should?
The woman who kept over 100 cats in her house was cited for animal cruelty, North Las Vegas police said.
For years, the Silver State led the nation on the number of women killed by men with handguns — with mostly husbands, boyfriends or stalkers pulling the trigger — but dropped to No. 16 last year in a report by the Violence Policy Center.
Nevada is falling short on meeting goals set by a federal lawsuit settlement to provide prompt treatment to mentally ill offenders to help restore their competency, a defense lawyer said.
Rain-fueled rivers tore through Mount Charleston’s Rainbow Canyon subdivision Monday, flooding homes, washing away roads and compromising the Kyle Canyon water system.
A man who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and pulling it apart.
After saying he found a black bag filled with cash, the man charged with robbing the Bellagio Friday night blew through $10,000 on a room at the Hard Rock resort, shopping at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and four hookers for “socializing,” according to his arrest report.
A key defendant charged in the scheme to take over 11 homeowners associations was ordered released from federal custody Monday, as the trial in the high-profile criminal case approaches.
Former Clark County schools official Priscilla Rocha and four co-defendants facing theft charges for taking $289,000 in public funds from the School District remain free despite a prosecutor’s assertion Monday that they are a “flight risk.”
Sixteen months ago, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas cut loose its campus stadium partner, Majestic Realty, to make peace with the Las Vegas resort industry.
The Caribbean has often been a popular summer destination for Las Vegas tourists looking to escape the heat and get a little rest and relaxation. And whether you’re looking to laze on a beach, spend your days hiking in rainforests, or party with other young solo travelers, Panama is guaranteed to have what you’re looking for in a week off from the daily grind.
Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer pranked a group of Target shoppers by dressing up as employees and trying to sell their album.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Democrat running for lieutenant governor, won the endorsement of the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee, but only after last-minute intervention by her biggest benefactor — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Everybody agrees Nye County rancher Sue Fallini did nothing illegal — including the judge presiding over her case.
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