On Sept. 23, two Clark County Department of Family Services employees traveled down a gravel road in Sandy Valley and parked along a fence near a travel trailer on a two-acre dirt lot.
Tie-down roper Shane Hanchey has won more than $44,000 through the first four rounds of the National Finals Rodeo, but he’s more excited about the $1,800 he pocketed Saturday on a $300 three-team college football parlay.
Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle, long rumored to be interested in adding a Las Vegas casino to his empire, paid $1.4 million Sunday for one of Jesse Owens’ gold medals.
UNLV will play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on New Year’s Day against North Texas.
Fresno State and Southern California have each accepted bids to play in the Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium on Dec. 21.
It was not quite a blizzard, but it was bizarre. A thick white blanket covered the field in Philadelphia, and in elements better suited for a sled dog race in Alaska, LeSean McCoy seemed to run from Anchorage to Nome.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores’ hard-knock life might end up helping her political career, according to a new Democratic poll.
As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it’s easy to see why the coming four-team playoff won’t solve all the postseason problems.
Jerry Irwin, general manager of the Miracle Mile Shops, started the gig in early September, having come from the same position at Fashion Show Mall.
A storm dropped heavy snow along the Utah-Arizona border, leaving hundreds of travelers stranded on Interstate 15 overnight into Sunday and shutting down the airport and public bus system in St. George.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine’s capital on Sunday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating standoff with the president over the future of the country.
As Nevada prepares to offer driver authorization cards to undocumented residents beginning Jan. 2, the big question for the Department of Motor Vehicles is how many people will show up to take advantage of the new program.
Singer Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism — and feels relief at finally having the right label for her condition.
Edouard Molinaro, nominated for an Oscar for directing “La Cage aux Folles,” a French farce about a gay couple that struck a chord with a broad range of audiences, has died at 85.
Have you ever wanted to see a basketball court turn into a rodeo stage? Well, now you can.
Denver kicker Matt Prater kicked an NFL-record 64-yard field goal as the first half expired in the Broncos’ game against Tennessee on Sunday.
Government will become a bit richer next year in Nevada because the governor signed a sales tax collection agreement with Amazon.com.
The woman killed in the crash on state Route 160 Saturday morning has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
It has been two years since Massachusetts took steps to become the gaming industry’s next casino development destination, but cards haven’t left the dealing shoes and slot machines remain silent.
After years of serving people who are battling homelessness or food insecurity, the Friends in the Desert Foundation has gotten a glimpse of the population it serves. A study conducted by UNLV students looked at the organization, which offers a hot meal to those in need, and was able to identify its demographics.
A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah was charged with lying about being injured in the Iraq war to collect disability benefits.
Police are investigating the death of a bicyclist that was hit by a SUV on Eastern Avenue, near Sunset Road Saturday night.
Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man Saturday night in the 1600 block of H Street, near Owens Avenue.
If Tim Poster’s suitability hearing in front of Nevada gaming regulators had been filmed for reality television, it might have saved that awful “The Casino” series he and business partner Tom Breitling had when they owned the Golden Nugget in 2004.
In its second weekend at the box office, the Disney animated tale “Frozen” finally cooled off “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” while the week’s lone new wide release “Out of the Furnace” wasn’t a match for either blockbuster.
Solid job growth in November cut the U.S. unemployment rate to 7 percent, a five-year low. The surprisingly robust gain suggested that the economy may have begun to accelerate. As more employers step up hiring, more people have money to spend to drive the economy.
For some, enjoying parties with friends and co-workers is the best part of the yuletide season. For other (ahem) more reluctant socializers, attending holiday parties is the psychic equivalent of walking through a minefield decorated with colored lights and pretty tinsel while a painfully jolly choir sings in the background.
Wildlife officials say that after losing sight of a pod of whales that was stranded in the Everglades, they are ceasing rescue efforts.
The Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada held its 25th annual Festival of Trees & Lights gala at Paris Las Vegas.
The three Colorado River raft tours offered by Black Canyon River Adventures annually provide thousands of river runners with splendid scenery, glimpses of the past, views of wildlife and access to hot springs, waterfalls and other features.
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue officials are investigating a fire in a vacant house at 321 Westeria Avenue Saturday night.