Nevada’s public school system remains dead last in the nation for a third year running, according to an analysis of children’s well-being released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Tuesday.
The three-day music and food festival, which returns to downtown for a second year Oct. 24-26, has announced a handful of additions.
A Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times in a murder plot allegedly hatched by two classmates to win favor with a fictional Internet character, has been sent a prestigious Purple Heart medal by an anonymous well-wisher, the victim’s family said on Tuesday.
UNLV was picked to finish fourth in the West Division of the Mountain West. Wide receiver Devante Davis and offensive linemen Brett Boyko and Robert Waterman were named to the preseason all-conference football team.
Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.
Although he never won a World Series of Poker bracelet or a $1 million jackpot, James Garner’s “Maverick” character was the first acceptable gambler portrayed on television. He was handsome, clever, never cheated a sucker — and always outsmarted the bad guys.
Sen. Harry Reid on Monday defended the economic impact of renewable energy in Nevada, saying projects have created “thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs” even if many are short-term.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man they said tried to rob a bank in the central valley last week.
The pro-soccer group pushing Las Vegas to support a $200 million initiative to draw a new Major League Soccer team and also build a new soccer stadium at Symphony Park still has not answered some pivotal questions.
A woman is dead after a Monday night auto-pedestrian accident in the southwest valley.
Las Vegas police are asking for help identifying two men they said committed a robbery Sunday morning. At approximately 10:25 a.m., the suspects robbed a business in the area of Rainbow and Cheyenne.
Led by MVP guard Ray McCallum’s 29 points, Sacramento fought off fatigue and Houston, winning 77-68 and capturing the NBA Summer League championship.
More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city’s gay pride parade and festival last month, which the city’s police union contends show the officer was justified.
The folks at Insomniac Events, which puts on the Electric Daisy Carnival, have released a cool series of videos chronicling this year’s festivities, featuing performances by the likes of Laidback Luke, Arty and Boregore.
The Market, a new grocery on East Fremont Street, is projected to open in late September across from the El Cortez and a two-minute stroll from Container Park. About 10,000 items will line the shelves of the 6,000-square-foot urban grocery,
Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you’re going?
James Garner was bitten by the auto racing bug while filming “Grand Prix” in 1966. He did his own driving in the movie. He also was an accomplished off-road racer, who loved driving in the Mint 400 and in Baja.
A former Palms race and sports book supervisor was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison Monday in a betting scheme that authorities say cost the resort $800,000.
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld a $1 million jury verdict against a security firm on behalf of a man who was attacked in a Las Vegas Walmart parking lot in 2004 and who later died.
Visiting Las Vegas, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the head of the Democratic National Committee, on Monday defended Senate Majority Harry Reid’s Senate leadership, saying Republicans deserve all the blame for gridlock in Congress.
A report prepared for a legislative committee on utility rates over the past nearly 30 years shows what most consumers already know. It costs a lot more today to turn on the lights and cool the house than it did just three decades ago.
A Las Vegas man arrested over the weekend at a Pennsylvania casino has been on Nevada gambling regulators’ radar as a casino cheat since 1999. Jubreal Chahine, 40, was taken into custody without incident.
A 19-year-old California man was charged Monday with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a bank robbery and running gun battle.
A driver is in critical condition after being involved in a crash Monday morning near Pabco Road and Lake Mead Boulevard, according to Las Vegas police.
The cause of death of an Electric Daisy Carnival attendee who died last month was released by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Two teenage brothers from Utah were killed when a small plane crashed Sunday in northwest Arizona, authorities said. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office identified the victims of the crash as the pilot, Daulton Rey Whatcott, 19, and Jason McKee Whatcott, 16, of Clinton City.
Police were investigating whether three teenagers suspected of beating two homeless men to death with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal fence pole were responsible for dozens of other attacks on transients in recent months.
A Henderson man who pleaded guilty to pointing a powerful laser at Las Vegas police helicopters earlier this year was ordered released Monday from federal custody.
Pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane and agreed to hand over its black boxes Monday.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Prince George’s County officials on Monday approved a building plan for a $925 million MGM Resorts International casino and hotel near the nation’s capital on an 8-1 vote, paving the way for MGM to get the permits needed to begin construction.
For Las Vegas, the word summer means late April until early October where we have to suffer life-threatening, triple-digit temperatures until we hit that “cool” week of mid-90s before winter.
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