Nevada Assembly Speaker designate John Hambrick has reversed course yet again and removed controversial Assemblywoman Michele Fiore of Las Vegas as majority leader and chairwoman of the Taxation Committee.
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was cut Wednesday when the team received word that the 30-year-old was named by the San Jose Police Department as a suspect in an alleged sexual assault that occurred at his house. The 49ers said McDonald had “demonstrated a pattern of poor decision-making.”
The taxi rate increases approved by the Nevada Taxicab Authority in October have been implemented.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013.
UNLV’s overtime win against Portland on Wednesday night was important for one reason: The alternative would have been dreadful.
Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.
A driver hit a group of pedestrians outside a Southern California church as a Christmas service ended, killing three people — including two women in their 80s — and leaving up to nine others injured, police said.
Call it a tale of two cases of plagiarism within Nevada’s higher education system. And two is too many.
Cody Doolin’s layup with 0.4 seconds remaining in overtime lifted UNLV to a 75-73 victory over Portland at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday night.
More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out the conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice.
The FBI had to move up a raid on an international gambling operation at Caesars Palace in July because word had slipped out about the investigation, a state gaming agent testified Wednesday.
Tutor Perini Corp., the general contractor behind CityCenter and a party in a massive construction defect case involving the development’s Harmon Hotel, said Wednesday it would receive “total net settlement proceeds” of approximately $189.5 million on its lien claims.
Although it plans to continue its holiday productions through Dec. 28, the future of the Onyx Theatre is in jeopardy as its host facility the Rack closes at the end of the year.
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right.
Sixty-one schools have been put on alert for a potential switch to year-round classes in 2015-16 because of crowding, according to Clark County School District officials.
Nevada state troopers brought Christmas early to 80 kids in Las Vegas Valley hospitals Wednesday before handing out blankets to homeless people.
A Clark County School District bus crashed into a brick wall near Jones Boulevard and Washington Avenue on Wednesday. Nobody was hurt.
A Michigan mother faces child abuse and other charges after authorities say she gave her 10- and 12-year-old sons marijuana for medical reasons.
On the day he was introduced as Youngstown State’s new head coach, the ugly nature of Bo Pelini’s departure from Nebraska was revealed.
Gov. Brian Sandoval today named Jerome “Jerry” Tao, Michael Patrick Gibbons, and Abbi Silver as inaugural appointments to the newly created Nevada Court of Appeals.
Federal authorities have determined that hackers working on behalf of the North Korean government were behind the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, according to CNBC and CNN.
Traffic is flowing smoothly Wednesday after a crash near the U.S. Highway 95 interchange on Horizon Drive was briefly blocked, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Jason Barthel, an officer with the Mishawaka Police Department and the owner of South Bend Uniform Company, is selling a T-shirt that reads “Breathe Easy, Don’t Break the Law.” The shirt is emblazoned with a graphic of a police officer’s badge.
A man accused of leaving the scene of a crash that killed two people on a moped has been indicted by a Clark County grand jury, prosecutors said Wednesday.
As major theater chains scrap plans to screen “The Interview,” Sony Pictures Entertainment is said to be hastily pulling the remaining TV spots it had booked to promote the pic’s Dec. 25 release.
A meteorologist at Waco, Texas, broadcaster KCEN-TV was shot multiple times during a confrontation in the station’s parking lot on Wednesday, and the suspect is still at large, the station said.
A New York-based company, in a sign of a growing demand for space and strengthening of the economy, has signed a lease for the largest speculative industrial building constructed in Southern Nevada since the Great Recession.
New FDA menu labeling rules are going to require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks by next November.
The revue that opened Tuesday (with a grand opening Saturday) is another simple idea: Take the stand-out songs from Broadway musicals and put them all together.
The House in January voted 394-0 for a bill to cut red tape at Lake Mead and other federal parks so recovery teams could search for victims of accidents or foul play. But the bill died late Tuesday when the Senate failed to take follow-up action before adjourning.
BlackBerry Ltd launched its long-awaited Classic on Wednesday, a smartphone it hopes will help it win back market share and woo those still using older versions of its physical keyboard devices.
Phoenix police say an officer fatally wounded an 18-year-old soldier clad in fatigues who shot a young girl as he tried to get into her home.
President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance from lawmakers opposed to reconciling with the communist-run island.
The rain that trickled down throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Wednesday is not here to stay — but cool temps are.
A jury found a Montana homeowner guilty of deliberate homicide on Wednesday in the shooting death of a German high school exchange student who entered his garage in a case that tested the state’s version of a “castle doctrine” self-defense law.
The pilot, which will be shot in early 2015, will be set on the West Coast, though it has not been confirmed where the new series will be filmed, as TV Line first reported. The series that is a monster hit for AMC is currently filmed in Atlanta.
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