A racer from California may have been distracted for a moment before he crashed and died in a fireball close to the finish line of a high-speed highway road race in rural Nevada, the local sheriff said Tuesday.
FIFA wants to improve football’s concussion protocol by stopping matches for three minutes while team doctors assess players with head injuries.
A sculpture honoring a photograph of a kiss in Times Square that captured New York’s celebration as World War II ended has gone up in Normandy for a one-year visit.
Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight stars Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier each took a slightly different approach in answering to the Nevada Athletic Commission for their roles in a brawl in the lobby of the MGM Grand last month during a Tuesday morning meeting at the Grant Sawyer Building.
Authorities say a Colorado drug ring was selling methamphetamine out of a taco wagon after importing it from Mexico through California.
A suspect has been charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but the man has not been apprehended, police said Tuesday night.
Supporters of Nevada’s new medical marijuana industry said they scored a victory Tuesday when the state decided not to cap pot cultivation at this time.
Police say Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer broke his wife’s nose with a head-butt during an argument that began after she learned about his recent phone contact with another woman.
Las Vegas police released a few new details Tuesday about a west valley shooting that happened over the weekend.
The Nevada Transportation Authority, at least temporarily, put the brakes on a proposed trolley plan by tabling action on Tuesday for the Downtown Project’s Shift request for an exemption from transportation regulations for the operation of free shuttle services.
A murder charge against a 16-year-old boy accused in a shooting death in a drug deal gone wrong was dropped Tuesday, according to the North Las Vegas Justice Court. Patrick Wayne Harper, 16, was arrested at Mojave High School on Sept. 11 after the Sept. 5 killing of 20-year-old Andrea Lafon in what police said was a drug deal gone wrong.
Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers who claim Bironas intentionally attempted to run them off the road.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison is campaigning for lieutenant governor, and obviously courting the plaid-shirt vote.
CenturyLink experienced a service outage that affected 911 calls, Internet access and store purchases in Clark County on Tuesday morning
Authorities have recaptured a physically fit felon who scaled a basketball hoop to escape from an Arizona detention center and was on the run for more than two months, a top law enforcement official said on Tuesday.
Jonathan Koppenhaver, the former Bellator MMA and Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter known as War Machine, was back in a Las Vegas courtroom Tuesday.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State fighters following the first U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the militant group in Syria, and pledged to build even more international support for the effort.
Police say the man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier.
Three rock climbers have paid a $4,000 settlement to Capitol Reef National Park in Utah for violating climbing policies in the making of a photograph that appeared in a Patagonia clothing catalog, a park official said Tuesday.
UNLV plays at San Diego State at 5 p.m. Saturday. Here are five reasons why the football game is important.
Virginia placekicker Ian Frye completed a 46-yard field goal after hearing his father was suffering a heart attack during last Saturday’s game at Brigham Young University.
Beyond setting up passcodes, some phones have additional tools for hiding or securing sensitive photos and documents stored on the phone, particularly if you need to lend or show your phone to someone. Here’s a closer look at some of those options.
A record 20 percent of adult Americans, or 42 million people, have never married, marking a U.S. demographic and social shift, according to an analysis released on Wednesday.
A young mountain lion was let go back into the wild Monday a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and forcing dozens of families to stay inside their homes for nearly five hours.
A Henderson man was sentenced to two years in federal prison Tuesday for pointing a powerful laser at Las Vegas police helicopters earlier this year.
Florida police released on Tuesday the tape from an emergency call placed last week by a 51-year-old felon who calmly announced that he had just shot his daughter and her six children and planned to shoot himself when officers arrived.
A driver was killed Sunday in a crash near the finish line of an unusual race that shuts down a rural Nevada highway twice a year to let car enthusiasts drive as fast as they can.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Tuesday identified the teenager who was killed in a drive-by shooting near Sahara Avenue and Decatur Boulevard Sunday evening.
Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you’ll need to pay to hear it.
“If I paid for insurance for 16 cats and two dogs, I could pretty much cancel my kids’ education.”
In nationwide protests, including an energetic turnout in Las Vegas, burrito folders and burger flippers left their jobs briefly to shout for a healthy raise in the minimum wage and the right to form a union.
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