High school bands from across the valley, a larger-than-life Elvis balloon and a silver Ford Mustang carrying UNLV President Don Snyder paraded through downtown Las Vegas on Friday to celebrate Nevada Day and the state’s 150th birthday.
A former U.S. Marine, who had been held in Mexican jail for months after arriving at the border from California with guns in his vehicle, was freed on psychological grounds on Friday, a Mexican court said.
Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes were killed by a hit-and-run driver at a Southern California intersection Friday night, authorities said.
San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as tens of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the city’s World Series champions.
A woman in the northeast valley died after being struck by a vehicle on Friday night, Las Vegas police said.
The Las Vegas Valley, home of the nation’s largest landfill, will soon welcome the country’s largest residential recycling center.
Rangers at Yosemite National Park are in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws and jaws — far away from humans.
UNLV coach Bobby Hauck had high hopes for this season after winning seven games and going to a bowl last year. But the team’s inconsistent play has spoiled his plans. “Doing things well one play and not the next is maddening for everybody,” he said.
One hundred and fifty years ago exactly, Nevada joined a nation riven by a bloody civil war, the outcome uncertain. And ever since, Nevada has lent its citizens, its resources and its territory to the nation and the world in times of crisis.
A motorcycle stuntman who filmed himself taunting a police officer while other bikers performed tricks on a freeway in California has been arrested, police said on Thursday.
Four people were taken to University Medical Center after a Clark County Fire and Rescue vehicle and an SUV collided Friday morning near Blue Diamond Road and Durango Drive, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Las Vegas police arrested a woman Friday on a DUI charge, among others, after two men riding on the trunk of a car were thrown from it near Sahara Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard.
One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria.
Vice President Joe Biden’s get out the vote visit to Las Vegas Saturday will feature actress Eva Longoria, who co-founded the Latino Victory PAC to boost Hispanic candidates.
A pair of Las Vegas parents took punishment to a whole new level.
The Nevada Transportation Authority has revoked two operating certificates for CLS Transportation, throwing 60 employees out of work.
The motorcyclist who died after a crash on a state highway in Nye County has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow.
The once-secret F-117A Nighthawk, the nation’s first stealth combat fighter jet that flew into history in 2008 when the fleet was retired, has been seen winging over the Tonopah Test Range as recently as late September.
A gray wolf was recently photographed on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona in what would be the first wolf sighting in the national park since the last one was killed there in the 1940s, conservation groups said on Thursday.
Lawyers for defendants charged in the scheme to take over Las Vegas-area homeowners associations want the high-profile Feb. 23 trial moved out of Las Vegas.
A 39-year-old Las Vegas man has been convicted of sexual assault of two young girls.
The fifth season of “The Walking Dead” is well underway, and viewers’ minds are being captivated by images of bloodthirsty zombies lumbering through deserted towns, on the hunt for their human dinners. But did you know that zombies exist off screen, too? Except it’s not your delicious brains they’re after — it’s your bank account.
Prosecutors have decided not to file criminal charges against a man who fatally shot a former Las Vegas developer in southern Utah.
A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing at least one person, officials said.
The National Park Service says it has found more graffiti in some of the West’s most scenic locations in a case that sparked an uproar on social media last week.
The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said.
For the Silver State’s 150th birthday, the Review-Journal asked an eclectic mix of prominent residents to tell us in 100 words or less: What’s so great about Nevada?
The confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary order enforcing a quarantine after she defied state officials and took a bike ride.
The Nevada Transportation Authority late Thursday unanimously supported Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto’s strategy to take legal action against illegal passenger carrier activity in the state.
Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and held with the handcuffs of a Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of slaying, arrived at court on Friday to face murder charges, authorities said.
Kentucky was the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 released Friday, becoming the fourth program to earn the honor in consecutive seasons.
Beijing police have warned people they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create “trouble,” a state-run newspaper said on Friday, unveiling a list of APEC summit-related restrictions.
The successful end to a seven-week manhunt for a suspected police killer means some northeast Pennsylvania children will get to celebrate Halloween in the traditional fashion after all.
KXNT radio’s new morning host Carlos Diaz had a wild weekend, and it had nothing to do with his wedding in Spain today.
The intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Swenson Street has reopened after an accident early Friday morning temporarily closed it down.
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