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.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has new cameras and dynamic signs on Interstate 15 and the 215 Beltway to help motorists attending this weekend’s NASCAR races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Nevada attorneys will now have to swear, pardon the pun, to be civil to each other, to judges and to the public as a result of an order issued this week by the Supreme Court.
Matt Kenseth is back at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after winning the Kobalt Tools 400 last year. That victory was the first of a career-high seven wins.
Pointing to a track record of job growth and economic development in his first three-plus years in office, Brian Sandoval filed for re-election Friday for a second term as governor.
Levy Restaurants, the food company at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, is rolling out savory new and unique combinations in hopes of generating more sales for race weekend.
Cooks, restaurant managers, casino porters and a variety of other employees at MGM Resorts International showcased their talents in front of 390 people in the Zumanity Theatre at New York-New York on Feb. 27.
Two fires in Henderson kept firefighters busy Thursday, and one of the fires caused minor injuries.
A new Gallup Well-Being poll released on Tuesday shows Nevada among the Top 3 states with the lowest obesity rates with an average of 21.1 percent obesity.
The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange recommended that the state retain Deloitte Consulting to help Xerox patch technical issues with the Nevada Health Link website, which is struggling with low enrollment as the Affordable Care Act’s March 31 deadline to sign up looms.
The agency is in the midst of a major overhaul, part of an internal review that will see it adopt more than a dozen new policies and procedures or face wholesale absorption by their counterparts at the city of Las Vegas.
St. Jude Local Las Vegas Chapter presented the 2014 Celebration of Life Sculpture Exhibit, a collection of 10 sculptures designed by sculptor Dorit Schwartz and painted by world-renown and locally acclaimed artists.
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.
Junior guard Bryce Dejean-Jones has been suspended from the UNLV basketball team through Saturday for conduct detrimental to the team, coach Dave Rice announced Thursday in a news release issued by the school.
A new phishing scam is targeting Netflix subscribers in an attempt to get a hold of their personal information.
Unlike the Mob Museum and the Springs Preserve, which both set unrealistic attendance expectations, the Neon Museum turned out to be spot on — more than 60,000 visitors in its first full year of operation.
Carlos Molina, 30, the International Boxing Federation junior middleweight champion, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Las Vegas police on a fugitive warrant. The warrant, issued in 2007, was for a parole violation for failing to register as a sex offender in Wisconsin.
It looks like Vons and Albertsons, two dominant store brands in Las Vegas, soon will have the same owner.
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.