The frail, quiet woman who appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom Thursday was a far cry from the raging killer police described in this week’s deadly home invasions. Natasha Galenn Jackson faces eight felony charges for her alleged role in Tuesday’s random attacks that left a man dead and a woman in critical condition.
The Prince salute “Purple Reign” is back in business at the D Las Vegas downtown. Jason Tenner’s take on His Funky Majesty has been rock solid for more than 15 years. But if you spent more of the ’80s listening to “The Joshua Tree,” there’s Arms of America, a U2 tribute playing through Aug. 18 at the Sin City Theatre in Planet Hollywood Resort.
A Spanish entertainment company is taking its stage to the air, flying passengers nonstop from Madrid to Las Vegas for weeklong Nevada experiences that begin with the 12-hour overseas flight.
Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has the world by the tail: international celebrity, fall-at-her-feet fans, an upcoming Christmas movie, book deals, and a six-figure appearance fee.
After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown, and Pete Carroll is wearing it now. But if Carroll is worried, he never shows it. This is not about the Seattle Seahawks’ quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions, not yet anyway. Before he won the biggest game of the season, Carroll was king of the NFL preseason.
Lottery manufacturer Scientific Games Corp. will purchase slot machine giant Bally Technologies for $5.1 billion in deal announced Friday. The transaction is the second high-profile gaming industry merger in less than a month.
To hear casino billionaire Steve Wynn tell it, New Jersey officials wouldn’t listen to him when he warned them that Atlantic City’s prosperous days were numbered. Wynn sold his casino interest in Atlantic City a couple decades ago.
Las Vegas police responded to an east valley shooting Thursday night that happened on Bonanza Road near Nellis Boulevard.
Water providers from four western states and the federal government announced an $11 million agreement Thursday to fund projects meant to counteract critically low water levels in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.
The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.
Aerosmith books are starting to fill up a shelf. This is being discussed because the Aerosmith tour stopping at the MGM Grand Garden on Saturday will be followed Oct. 7 by guitarist Joe Perry’s memoir, “Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith.”
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
The director of the Nevada Department of Health And Human Services on Thursday said his department takes responsibility for the institutional abuse allegations of juvenile inmates at the Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko. Romaine Gilliland spoke during a hearing on the issue held by Clark County Family Court Judge William Voy.
Perched among the tops of pine trees blanketing Onyx Peak, I stand on a metal platform. There’s no way down the platform nested on a single, steel trunk. No stairs. No ladder. But there is a way down.
A Las Vegas man who crashed into an Egg & I restaurant last year and injured 10 people was sentenced Thursday to 6 to 20 years in prison.
In one case involving battery charges, Las Vegas Justice of the Peace William Kephart ordered Carmitchel back to court next week “by any means necessary.”
When Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen & Bar opened in Times Square a couple of years ago, The New York Times ran a review that became famous for its snark. Yeah, we’re not going to do that.
Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren’t caused by an assault.
North Las Vegas turned over the keys to its police headquarters Thursday, sealing neighboring North Vista Hospital’s takeover of the decades-old James B. Slagle Public Safety Building.
Interstate 15 near Mesquite has reopened after a highway patrol chase that started in Utah closed it earlier in the day.
The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled more than 300 points Thursday, its worst one-day drop since February. The plunge snapped a string of five straight monthly gains, and pushed the blue-chip index to a slight loss for the year.
Ticket sales begin Friday for “Route 91 Harvest,” an Oct. 3-5 festival in the lot actually called The Lot, across Las Vegas Boulevard from the Luxor and Mandalay Bay.
Gov. Brian Sandoval will tour flood-battered Mount Charleston on Friday, when Rainbow subdivision residents are expected to still be cleaning homes and yards of debris.
With some of the world’s top poker players in the courtroom, a federal magistrate Thursday ordered the release on bail of three key defendants arrested in an alleged World Cup betting scheme.
The NBA is adding its Twitter handle to its official game ball for next season.
The Zappos quarterly “all hands” meeting ended just before 4:30 p.m. with CEO Tony Hsieh telling the 52 workers brave enough to lead various “Open Space” chat sessions that they could keep the company laptops they used to take notes.
It’s official: Tesla Motors has broken ground on a stretch of land outside Reno that could serve as the site for its forthcoming $5 billion battery factory.
A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company’s CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago’s bustling financial district, police said.
A federal investigator says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in far northwestern Arizona was flying well below what’s allowed by regulation.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., joined a coalition of seven other Democratic and GOP senators this week in a bid to force colleges and universities to show the same urgency when it comes to investigating and policing sexual assaults on modern-day campuses.
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