A person in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a truck in the central valley Monday night, according to Las Vegas police.
Al Roker has apologized for a selfie that was deemed insensitive.
A hunter tracking elk in the Montana mountains said he fended off an attacking grizzly bear by shoving his arm into its throat to induce a gag reflex that would frighten it away, according to state wildlife managers.
The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns: Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still haven't crested yet. A new study shows the price of electricity will increase if NV Energy builds its own new natural gas power plant
Southern Nevada utility customers will pay more for electricity if NV Energy is allowed to build its own new 706 megawatt natural gas power plant rather than continue to purchase energy from existing plants, an analysis released Tuesday shows.
On the first day of practice in his fifth season as UNLV basketball coach, Dave Rice finally was surrounded by what he envisioned all along.
Attorneys for the city of Los Angeles have agreed to pay $2.85 million to the family of a black grandfather who died in police custody after being shot with an electric stun gun and placed in a choke hold, according to court records.
The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services reached a $400,000 settlement with the City of San Francisco over Nevada's busing of indigent mental patients to the city in years past.
The fundamental goal of drug decriminalization is to put criminals out of business. It's to bring billions and billions of dollars in black-market, back-room commerce into the sunshine.
One of the most popular reasons to stop at a 7-Eleven is to fuel up when you're on the go — for cheap. This convenience store chain offers low prices and great deals. But which items at 7-Eleven are guaranteed to be a good buy? What are some of the best ways to save money at 7-Eleven?
Martin O'Malley has political roots with the Service Employees International Union. He returned to them in Las Vegas on Monday.
Rain stormed into the valley Monday morning and evening, leading to power outages, crashes and flooded roads.
While "hot tub canoodlers" and "business bar boozers" receive their share of withering looks from their fellow hotel guests, no group inspires more wrath than inattentive parents.
A gun safety group urged the White House on Monday to take a series of steps it said would help prevent the kind of mass shooting that killed 10 people at an Oregon community college last week and renewed the debate on gun control.
Amendments to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, sealed on Monday, marked arguably the most significant trade deal in over 25 years for 12 countries involved, including the United States.
Rookie slugger Kris Bryant, who led the Chicago Cubs into the playoffs for the first time since 2008, had Major League Baseball's best-selling jersey in 2015, according to sales posted on the league's website on Monday.
It's been nearly eight months since Tammy Meyers, a 44-year-old mother of four, was gunned down in front of the family's northwest valley driveway.
If you've ever been interested in seeing the Apollo missions in ways you've never even dreamed of, the Project Apollo Archive might be for you.
"I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It's really bad," said Gia, a13-year-old. "I literally feel like I'm going to die."
Police in Henderson and North Las Vegas could soon begin sharing more than a million records of drivers' whereabouts collected using automated license-plate readers.
Nevada Supreme Court justices heard arguments Monday about whether or not a recall against an embattled North Las Vegas Municipal Court judge should go forward.
The pilot of an American Airlines passenger jet died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston on Monday, an airline official said. The official did not specify the cause of death but said it was from "illness."
Every year, the influenza virus causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and thousands or sometimes tens of thousands of deaths. While not 100 percent effective, the flu shot remains the first and best protection against the influenza virus.
Beer, wine or perhaps a spirit? No, UNLV isn't offering you a drink — not really — but a course that specializes in the specific beverages. The three separate courses are only a few of the university's more unique course offerings.
New York Yankees veteran starting pitcher CC Sabathia is checking himself into alcohol rehabilitation and will miss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason, the left-hander said on Monday.
As California Gov. Jerry Brown pointed out Monday, ABX2 15 is not just any other piece of legislation: By definition, it's a matter of life and death.
An 11-year-old eastern Tennessee boy was in custody for murder on Monday for shooting and killing an 8-year-old neighbor girl with a shotgun because she would not show him her puppies, authorities said.
Clark County's search for the right sand for Sunset Park's outdoor volleyball courts isn't moving as fast as quicksand.
On Sunday, a park volunteer reported finding a small, two-seat helicopter in a wash near the upper White Rock parking area, at the end of a short dirt road off the park's popular scenic loop. There was no sign of the pilot, and Bureau of Land Management officials initially had no idea how the aircraft got there or how it would be removed.
Carly Fiorina revisited her singing talents over the weekend, this time in a Facebook video showing her crooning to her Yorkshire terriers, Snickers and Max.
The rains may have stopped in South Carolina, but the danger and the work to rebuild are far from over.
Vice President Joe Biden, who has been openly toying with the idea of seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is now privately leaving the impression with some political allies that he is leaning toward running, according to two senior Democrats who have spoken with him in recent days.
About 1,500 students and officials showed up at the UNLV Student Union this morning to watch the football team paint the Fremont Cannon red.
Henderson police on Monday released a drawing of a Jane Doe the department has been trying to identify for 35 years.
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Celine Dion will be back next year for at least 23 more shows in the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
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