Two men who prosecutors said used the Mormon religion as a ruse for a Las Vegas robbery were found guilty Tuesday.
The commercial and tribal gaming industries had a combined economic impact on communities where they are located of nearly $240 billion in 2013, according to a study conducted by the research arm of Oxford University.
A person is dead in Henderson after a Tuesday morning apartment fire, according to a city spokeswoman.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to eliminate a decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games, such as NFL football, if tickets to those games did not sell out.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada is being floated to head the Republican effort to win Senate races in 2016, a post that would raise his national profile while challenging his political skills at raising money, recruiting candidates and beating Democrats.
About 300 plants were found and two arrests were made Tuesday afternoon during a North Las Vegas marijuana bust.
Downtown Project, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s $350 million initiative to redevelop the East Fremont corridor in downtown Las Vegas, has laid off 30 workers as part of its effort to streamline operations.
State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage.
A rare joint hearing was set Tuesday before two federal judges to consider evidence of alleged government misconduct in separate drug cases against a former Vagos motorcycle gang leader.
A student was injured on Tuesday in a shooting at a Louisville, Kentucky, high school, and police have arrested a suspect, officials said.
Visitors to federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped about $1 billion into the economy in Nevada and 10 other Western states last year, according to a study released Tuesday by advocates of protecting sage grouse across the region.
An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker’s head, but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man’s suspension from his job than his conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said.
Colorado’s highest court is considering whether workers’ off-duty use of medical marijuana is protected under state law.
UNLV plays at San Jose State at 5 p.m. Saturday. Here are five reasons why that football game is important
Kids who receive several rounds of antibiotics before age two may be at an increased risk of being overweight by age five, suggests a new study.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.
Journalists will not be allowed to use cameras to cover legal proceedings in the prosecution of a Bullhead City, Ariz., man charged in the strangulation of his friend’s young daughter.
U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale. But Las Vegas showed an annual gain of 12.8 percent, best in the nation.
U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised it would never happen again.
Alice Cooper drops his hard rock sound and trades it in for melodic vocalism in his new cover of The Beatles’ “Eleanor Rigby.” It might be the best thing you’ve heard all day.
The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.
A central Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with homicide in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in their Harrisburg home during the summer.
“I just watched it unfold. The helplessness you have,” Jonathan Cole says of his mother’s cancer and trails off. He choreographed a three-ladder routine for six aerialists, which debuts Sunday at “Circus Couture.”
The Las Vegas City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to approve a new financial term sheet to build a $200 million stadium at Symphony Park meant to provide a home field for a Major League Soccer franchise.
Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton charges to stand firm in the center of the global financial hub on Monday, one of the biggest political challenges for China since the Tiananmen Square crackdown 25 years ago.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.
The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday.
A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday.
Charles Harvey, the Nevada Taxicab Authority’s administrator for the last 3½ years, announced Monday he is resigning the position, effective Friday.
Findlay Prep junior Justin Jackson has given an early verbal commitment to Coach Dave Rice and UNLV.
Hundreds of slot machines will be on display on trade show floors at The Venetian and some of the biggest local names in the industry are scheduled speakers for the four-day Global Gaming Expo, known in the industry as G2E.
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