The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has new cameras and dynamic signs on Interstate 15 and the 215 Beltway to help motorists attending this weekend’s NASCAR races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt 400, setting a track record by running 193.278 mph under the new three-segment qualifying format for NASCAR Sprint Cup races. Twenty-four drivers broke the record at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
A 53-year-old Henderson man was sentenced to life in prison for beating his mother to death in 2009. The same Clark County jury that convicted Richard Kravetz of first-degree murder and other charges sentenced him to the life prison term on Thursday.
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn’t located the jetliner several hours later.
Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed? There’s an app for that.
Clark County residents have a chance on Wednesday to learn more about the county’s proposed ordinance that could lead to medical marijuana dispenseries in Southern Nevada.
The message is bigger than a 3 or 4 seed in a conference tournament. It is much bigger than Bryce Dejean-Jones.
A YouTube video of a 3-year-old who decided to donate her hair to kids with cancer has gone viral.
The 27 puppies nearly burned in a January arson will remain caged after an eleventh-hour restraining order and lawsuit halted their adoption raffle. Prince and Princess Pet Boutique filed a temporary restraining order Friday to stop the raffle by the Animal Foundation, which has sheltered the puppies since the pet shop owner was charged with trying to burn down the store.
For local home builders, 2013 was a year of surging sales and prices. So what’s on tap for the sector in 2014? Let’s just say industry experts are already looking ahead to 2015.
The Environmental Protection Agency envisions moving 580 employees from laboratories and offices on and near the UNLV campus into a new $120 million complex somewhere in the valley, according to details of the agency’s plan obtained Friday.
A man and a young boy were in critical condition after a crash in the northeast valley Friday afternoon, North Las Vegas police said. The man and toddler were taken to UMC after a collision at the intersection of Craig Road and Lamb Boulevard, police said.
The California man who is suing the Downtown Grand after losing half a million dollars on Super Bowl weekend is speaking out, defending his lawsuit.
A popular satirical musical about Mormon missionaries will play next year in Salt Lake City, just down the street from the worldwide headquarters of the faith it’s mocking.
Just a few days after a Gallup Well-Being poll stated Nevada as the Top 3 least obese state in the country, a new poll shows Nevadans as not frequent exercisers or produce eaters in 2013.
A 25-year-old man was found dead under suspicious circumstances Thursday night at Ponderosa Dairy in Amargosa Valley, the Nye County sheriff’s office said. Nye County police responded to a 911 call just after 9 p.m. and found the man’s body.
“300: Rise of an Empire” slavishly re-creates the original. It feels like one of those quickie, direct-to-DVD cash grabs that somehow took seven years to surface.
A UC Santa Barbara basketball fan ran on the court and confronted Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during the Gauchos’ 86-77 victory over the Rainbow Warriors on Thursday night.
The Electric Daisy Carnival, the world’s largest dance music event, held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway over three days in June, has officially sold out three months in advance.
A rural Northern Nevada sheriff’s deputy is accused of stopping travelers on a lonely stretch of Interstate 80 and confiscating tens of thousands of dollars for the county without bringing charges, according to two federal lawsuits.
Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday for bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square waving flags and chanting “Crimea is Russia!”
With junior middleweight champ Carlos Molina still jailed Friday and facing deportation, his fight against Jermall Charlo on the undercard at the MGM Grand Garden on Saturday was canceled.
Democrats plan to deploy “trackers” with video cameras to Las Vegas if the city wins the 2016 Republican National Convention to catch convention-goers possibly getting into trouble or going into and out of Strip bars and casinos, which might not go over well at home.
The Las Vegas Strip is the most visited tourist attraction in the world, beating New York City’s Times Square and Paris’ Eiffel Tower. That’s according to a list of the world’s 50 most visited tourist attractions by Love Home Swap, an online home and rental swap service.
The Las Vegas police officers involved in Tuesday’s non-fatal shooting on Rancho Drive have been identified.
Wayde King, co-star of the Animal Planet series, offers a look at some of the Las Vegas-based tanks he and Brett Raymer build for the reality show’s fourth season.
Former construction company boss Leon Benzer, the accused mastermind of a massive scheme to take over homeowners associations, has won a delay in his tax evasion trial. The new date in December means the tax case will follow the long-awaited Oct. 6 trial of Benzer and nine others in the multimillion-dollar HOA takeover scheme, which occurred between 2003 and 2009.
The body of a woman whom neighbors say they last saw several years ago was found in a sport utility vehicle parked in the garage of a foreclosed home northwest of Detroit.
Peter Shapiro made a hit of the Brooklyn Bowl concert club and more recently reopened the historic Capitol Theatre in New York, before agreeing to build an 80,000-square-foot version of the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas.
A Japanese American man thought to be the reclusive multi-millionaire father of Bitcoin emerged from a modest Southern California home and denied involvement with the digital currency before leading reporters on a freeway car chase to the local headquarters of the Associated Press.
Steve Wynn’s newly completed second home is the talk of the town in hard-to-impress New York City. Purchased two years ago for a near-record $70 million, the 10,882 square-foot penthouse redesign was completed in five months.