The man shot by police Monday in east Las Vegas was living in the country illegally, Las Vegas police Undersheriff Jim Dixon said Thursday at a press conference.
Nevada officials are developing a new regulation they hope will ultimately reduce the need to send children out of state for residential psychiatric services.
America’s top doll, Barbie, finds herself in controversy once again, this time over a business partnership between her manufacturer, Mattel, and the Girl Scouts.
Local exhibitors are having a strong week at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, the construction industry trade show that is consuming 2.5 million square feet at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
A new phishing scam is targeting Netflix subscribers in an attempt to get a hold of their personal information.
The driver of a Thursday morning car crash fled the scene, leaving a motorcyclist behind with serious injuries.
A security breach of sensitive information from sealed juvenile delinquent cases at Family Court has left administrators scrambling to notify the people involved and tighten procedures for dealing with those kinds of cases.
A bill that aims to streamline veterans claims was proposed in Congress on Thursday by senators who said the government has failed to uphold its duty to disabled service members for the past 20 years.
A federal jury Thursday convicted a senior county human resources analyst charged in a scheme to steal $824,000 from an auto insurance company. Erik Holman, 49, who has worked for Clark County since 2002, was found guilty of one conspiracy count and 14 wire fraud counts in the scheme to defraud the Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance between October 2005 and April 2009.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture cited Dirk Arthur’s Wild Magic show in December for declawing lions and tigers, keeping a snow leopard in a rusty cage and chaining a bobcat in a dangerous way.
NASCAR comes to town this weekend, and there are more reasons to care than just because traffic is going to be a mess. Here are 7 of them.
The Tropicana said Thursday it reached tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract with Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165, covering some 650 nongaming employees at the Strip resort.
Divers with underwater scooters have descended upon Sydney to film test footage for Google from the bottom of the city’s well-known harbor.
Animal waste pushed out under the front door of a Bullhead City, Ariz., home where authorities removed five young children and 22 dogs from squalor this week.
Ultimate Gaming and the ownership of Reno’s Peppermill Casino announced an agreement Thursday in which the Station Casinos-owned Internet poker business will serve as the online wagering arm for the Northern Nevada casino and its four sister properties.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s chief of staff told Nevada agency administrators Thursday that the budget that will be developed for the next two-year spending cycle will depart from past practice and instead focus on major policy initiatives.
Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Wednesday that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the subway did not violate state law. Lawmakers are vowing to act quickly to change that.
Las Vegas police are looking for three men involved in a violent January robbery at a convenience story on the northeast side of the valley.
Every year since the West Coast Conference basketball tournament moved to Orleans Arena in 2009, Gonzaga has played Saint Mary’s in the championship game. That is certain to change in this year’s tournament.
Two high-level Las Vegas Sands Corp. executives have resigned from the company in the recent weeks, including the casino operator’s top official for global operations.
A man died in Valley of Fire State Park after being pinned between a vehicle and a rock on Thursday.
Pope Francis confessed Thursday that he took the rosary cross of his late confessor from his casket and wears it to this day in a fabric pouch under his cassock. He said he did so telling the late priest, “Give me half your mercy.”
Henderson police were looking for a man wanted for questioning in a February jewelry store theft. The theft happened Feb. 27 at a store in the Galleria at Sunset mall, near Sunset Road and Stephanie Street. The suspect left the scene on a motorized scooter.
Officers involved in the death of a Clark County jail inmate last year will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Thursday. The ruling came exactly one year after the death of Luis Solano, 38, who never recovered after being restrained by corrections officers on Feb. 25, 2013.
A nonprofit transportation advocacy group has enlisted Nevada contractors and two government transportation agencies to lobby federal lawmakers for additional funding for highway projects.
Because local politicians have dragged their feet to allow legal marijuana dispensaries to open, I turned to all-American weed authority Ron White for his thoughts on Las Vegas’ pot status.
Three members of a state board overseeing Nevada’s homeowners associations have been replaced by Gov. Brian Sandoval, but a state official said Wednesday it has nothing to do with a long-simmering dispute over the ability of collection agencies to recover costs on foreclosed homeowners association properties.
The perfect score will again be 1,600. What’s more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as “prevaricator” and “sagacious.”
Through his “Vegas Apparel” business, Edward Dorville created several “LV” and Las Vegas-centric logos for hats and T-shirts that he sold online and at special events to locals, friends and tourists.
A downtown intersection has reopened Thursday morning after a natural gas leak closed the area late Wednesday night and prompted the evacuation of a building.
The parent company of Las Vegas Motor Speedway Wednesday reported that 2013 revenues dropped from 2012 numbers, continuing an annual downward trend for the past five years for the company that owns eight NASCAR tracks around the country.