Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.
Clark County is losing out on a chunk of money from its own franchise agreement with Republic Services, the only waste disposal company allowed to collect municipal solid waste from county businesses.
It’s Hillary Clinton’s turn this week to lay out her case to voters. She’ll be the first female candidate to be nominated by a major U.S. political party for the presidency, a goal that eluded her in 2008 when Barack Obama was nominated.
The Vegas Valley will stay hot and dry heading into next week, according to the National Weather Service.
Robby Krieger performed free at the Rock of Vegas concert series at the Fremont Street Experience on Saturday in downtown Las Vegas
The Pioneer Day celebration in Panaca, Nevada, usually begins in the morning with a “dynamite wakeup,” but not this year.
A local activist filed a police report against a member of U.S. Rep. Joe Heck’s staff claiming she was assaulted while she filmed the congressman leaving an appearance Wednesday morning.
Standing in blue scrubs and facing a packed UNLV auditorium Saturday, 50 students just a few weeks from entering high school explained medical terminology and analyzed scans aloud.
For the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee, this was supposed to be the week for handshakes, high fives and smiling farewells. Instead, it will be a week when committee members evaluate, deliberate and compromise.
The Blue Devils are favorites to win the NCAA championship at 7-2 odds. UNLV lost its top seven scorers from last season. Duke opened as a 15½-point favorite on Dec. 10.
And the winner is …. (drum roll, please).
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
A Las Vegas woman’s bid to get out of prison and into gambling addiction treatment has become a fight over whether she can be freed to house arrest until the state Supreme Court decides if she’s eligible for placement in a court diversion program.
The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre dancer, who’ll begin her third season with NBT this fall, graduated four years ago from New York’s prestigious School of American Ballet. This summer she returned as a teacher.
Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm looks to bounce back from her first career loss when she takes on Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of the UFC’S return to the United Center in Chicago. Follow along with our live blog.
Residents from the Topaz, Silverado Village and Viridian apartment complexes slowly emerged from their apartments on Saturday morning out onto West Viking Road, curious to find the source of the loud music. For some, it was a surprise to discover that it was the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Las Vegas police are investigating an ATV crash that left a man dead Friday night in the desert northeast of Jean.
After “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” put the launch of the DC/Warner Bros. universe on shaky ground, the studio came back swinging at Comic-Con Saturday armed with movie stars, brand new footage and a sense of humor.
U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game “Pokemon Go.”
A group of 21 veterans eager to shed their long-term unemployment status graduated Friday from a program designed to do just that.
Voters may soon get to decide whether the sun will shine again for the rooftop solar industry in Nevada. But first rooftop solar advocates must convince the Nevada Supreme Court that a referendum to restore net metering to the more economically viable rate structure in place in 2015 has a legal right to a spot on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.
A suspect wanted for two counts of attempted murder was taken into custody after a chase in Southeast Las Vegas early Saturday morning, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said.
Poet Lee Mallory came to Las Vegas from California hoping to turn on Southern Nevadans to poetry. He’s performed in casinos, bars and coffee houses, believing that in these trying times poetry can mellow people out.
The program has a 75-percent success rate, which is better than the typical 50-percent success rate for similar programs across the country, said Chris Petko, a retired Metro lieutenant who now works as a staff member for the program.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Rob Hahnlein says the body was reported shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday outside a home on Iron Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton’s nomination at the party’s convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton’s former rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders.
At least 80 people were killed and another 231 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said.
A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth with a bruising thud in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days, officials said.
A huge toxic algae bloom in Utah has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening more than 100 people and leaving farmers scrambling for clean water for days during the hottest part of the year.
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George made a successful return to Team USA Friday, two years after breaking his right leg in a scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Las Vegas police have identified Shawn Eisenman as a suspect in two homicides — one in December and another on July 3.
Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said the suspect’s body was found about 2 1/2 hours after the attack and was determined to be the shooter based on witness statements and closed circuit television footage of the attack.
Questions were being raised Friday about what prompted the FBI to take the lead role in the investigation into the deadly bombing in Panaca.
One magical moment helped lift Holly Holm to the heights of her profession when a head kick knockout of Ronda Rousey in November gave her the UFC women’s bantamweight title. A momentary lapse four months later took it all away.
A family was tied up, pistol-whipped and held at gunpoint early Monday by a group of three people who ransacked a south valley home and made off with money, electronics and at least six firearms, according to an arrest report released Thursday.
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