The first team in Nevada history to advance to the Little League World Series has now reached the United States championship game, the result of a 8-1 victory on Wednesday night.
The road leading down to Lake Mohave through Eldorado Canyon has been closed since Aug. 4, but the National Park Service is struggling to keep visitors off the flood-damaged route south of Boulder City.
Local emergency rooms remain in “crisis mode” as mentally ill patients seeking care continue to overload hospitals ill-equipped to meet their needs, despite Gov. Brian Sandoval taking action in June to mitigate the problem.
Jurors learned about the cultures of two opposing skinhead groups Wednesday during the start of a federal murder trial that centers on the 1998 shooting deaths of two men. Patricia Sumner, a trial attorney with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, said Lin “Spit” Newborn, 25, and Daniel Shersty, 21, were killed because they “opposed the kind of racial hatred lived by” the two defendants in the case.
One person has died after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday near Boulder Highway and Russell Road, according to Las Vegas police.
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the administration disclosed Wednesday.
Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown’s death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly stopped by officers who seemed to target him because of his race.
Rolling excavation machines have dug a shallow, oval-shaped hole of four feet or so on the 14.5-acre construction site to make way for the $375 million arena being built by the partnership of MGM Resorts and Anschutz Entertainment Group.
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
Inspections for canopy cracks have grounded more than half the Air Force fleet of F-16D Fighting Falcon jets including two assigned to Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
As police in Missouri confront race protests with heavy arms and armor, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said he supports allowing local forces to continue accepting surplus military weaponry, but with better oversight and training on how they are put to use.
The Bunkhouse, that little dive on 11th Street, is no longer a dive nor quite as little. After a year of renovations by new owners the Downtown Project, the club reopens on Monday with a stellar kickoff show headlined by Built to Spill and Vegas’ Rusty Maples.
An arrest was made Tuesday in connection with Saturday’s morning shooting death near Lake Mead and Jones boulevards, according to Clark County booking logs.
One of four young men charged with throwing a rock onto a darkened central Pennsylvania interstate testified Tuesday that they intended to do some damage during a night of mayhem last month but did not anticipate their actions would cause severe injuries to an Ohio teacher.
At least one car occupant was briefly trapped Wednesday afternoon following a rollover accident in the central valley, Las Vegas police said.
Las Vegas’ dual response system for emergency ambulances is dying. A 911 call for a medical emergency will no longer receive a response from both the Las Vegas Fire Department and American Medical Response. One or the other will be dispatched, not both.
First-time business owners Reed and Judy Alewel aren’t taking any shortcuts as they prepare to open Pinot’s Palette, a paint and sip studio, on Thursday at The District at Green Valley Ranch.
Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshall, a Democrat running for secretary of state, on Wednesday told a Hispanic group that she opposes requiring voters to present proof of identity before casting ballots because it’s too costly and not necessary.
A Mississippi sheriff says a man was beaten and shot two weeks after calling authorities to report a cross burning in his yard, and investigators are trying to determine whether the attack was prompted by people being upset that the man was visited by his mixed-race grandchildren.
The black-clad fighter who appears to kill journalist James Foley speaks with an English accent, underscoring the insurgents’ increasing use of Western militants to mobilize recruits, terrify opponents and project the image of a global force.
For those heading back to school in the very near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.
A leading gaming executive was asked on background a few months ago if he understood Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s financial maneuverings to restructure the casino company’s $24.2 billion in long-term debt. He just smiled.
Federal antitrust regulators signed off on Scientific Games Corp.’s $5.1 billion acquisition of the Bally Technologies, the two gaming companies announced Wednesday.
A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human body, a sheriff’s investigator said.
The lads from Liverpool arrived in Vegas in 1964 and performed for 17,000 screaming fans in the entertainment capital of the world. The buzz was unbelievable. Las Vegas had seen hot acts before, but this was Beatlemania.
There is every chance that under the bright lights of Lamade Stadium at 4:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday, no Little League World Series game involving teams from the United States will have been more hyped and anticipated.
Efforts to protect the newly endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly could spoil plans to expand portions of Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort and open its slopes to mountain bikers during the offseason.
The gaming area of a grocery store was the target of an armed robbery early Wednesday morning near Charleston Boulevard and Hualapai Way, according to Las Vegas police.
Is it just me, or did the presidency of Barack Obama end this week? It’s unofficial, of course. He still gets to live in the White House another couple of years.
Nevada public schools have at last risen above the lowest-performing states, according to a national report on ACT scores that also puts Nevada’s 2014 class above the national average.
Eric Holder talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.
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