Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a man who crashed through a backyard in south Reno and smashed into a boulder.
The defense rested its case this morning in the illegal campaign contribution trial of former power broker Harvey Whittemore.
Twitter is adding an extra security measure to users’ accounts in an effort to prevent unauthorized logins.
SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile’s environmental regulator blocked Barrick Gold Corp.’s $8.5 billion Pascua-Lama project on Friday and imposed its maximum fine on the world’s largest gold miner, citing “very serious” violations of its environmental permit as well as a failure by the company to accurately describe what it had done wrong.
The Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital is not at risk of losing millions of dollars in federal funding, at least for now.
A memorial service for longtime Review-Journal theater critic Anthony Del Valle will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive.
CHICAGO — An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday — she lost.
Actress Amanda Bynes appeared disheveled in a long blond wig and sweats Friday in a criminal court where she was charged with reckless endangerment after police said she heaved a marijuana bong out of her Manhattan apartment building.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world’s largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
At this point, it’s like being reunited with old friends. Old friends around whom you should never, under any circumstances, consume Jagermeister. Or marshmallows. Or pretty much any substance that could mask a powerful sedative.
As jurors in Jodi Arias’ murder trial filed one by one from the courtroom after a dramatic five months of gut-wrenching testimony and gruesome photographs, three women on the panel cried and one looked to the victim’s family, mouthing the word, “Sorry.”
Ahern Rentals Inc. has nearly completed a bankruptcy financing plan that will refinance all of its approximately $600 million in debt and continue the family ownership of the past six decades.
Britain scrambled fighter jets Friday to intercept a commercial airliner carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan, diverting it to an isolated runway at an airport on the outskirts of London and arresting two passengers on suspicion of endangering the aircraft.
At one time Capitol Bancorp Ltd. owned some 60 banks. But the real estate bust tied to the recession and regulators demanding they raise badly needed cash have seen the company that owns Bank of Las Vegas and 1st Commerce Bank in North Las Vegas shed dozens of affiliates in the last four years.
Friends remember Calvin Meyers as an environmental activist and public speaker against plans by the Department of Energy to haul nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain and the Nevada Test Site.
My first impression of Gaetano’s Ristorante after having not been in for several years? That it smelled like a Strip resort.
International visitors spent a record-breaking $168.1 billion on U.S. travel and tourism-related goods and services in 2012, an increase of more than 10 percent when compared with 2011.
WASHINGTON — With 20 union-member hotel workers seated in the Senate committee audience, Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker sailed toward confirmation as Commerce secretary Thursday after satisfying some critics over her hotel company’s labor practices, her offshore investments and her role in a bank’s collapse.
Local agencies will not get funding to support antiterrorism programs and preparedness — money that provided $1.8 million this year.
A bill that would offer tax credits to companies that film in Nevada won approval Thursday from a Senate committee, but it was amended to make it a four-year pilot program and limit the incentives to $20 million per year.
Beginning today, when Veterans Village holds a ribbon-cutting for its thrift store, through Tuesday, when Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., holds a roundtable to discuss veterans issues, the list of Memorial Day weekend events overflows.
Assistant County Manager Ed Finger is leaving Clark County for a job in Colorado.
Brandon Bayardi had just watched UNLV teammate T.J. White slap a fastball for an RBI single, and the slugger guessed he wouldn’t see a similar pitch.
Everything is coming so easily for LeBron James. When he records a triple-double, it seems routine. When the pressure intensifies late in a playoff game, he now shines in the spotlight instead of shrinking in it.
The Nevada attorney general’s office will investigate the potential violation and issue an opinion. If the state finds that the School Board acted illegally, not only could the appointment be voided, Skorkowsky’s contract – to be negotiated June 3 by the School Board – would also be null.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- An Interstate 5 bridge over a river north of Seattle collapsed Thursday evening, dumping several vehicles into the water as authorities investigated the cause of the collapse that cut off the state’s main north-south thruway and sent three people to the hospital.
Last time he played Punk Rock Bowling, he was almost done in by a beef patty.
Family, friends and colleagues honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Southern Nevada law enforcement at Police Memorial Park on Thursday.
A federal judge Thursday ousted a juror in the Harvey Whittemore campaign contribution trial after he was alleged to have made inflammatory comments about the defense.
Longtime Las Vegan Gray Maynard was looking for a new place to train after realizing his progress as a fighter had reached a plateau. His girlfriend of 13 years just wanted to be closer to the ocean.
The Palms on Thursday rolled out a new website, another upgrade made to the off-Strip property that has spent $50 million in the past year remodeling .