Las Vegas City Council members spent almost 16 hours mulling preliminary land use and licensing entitlements sought by 50 would-be medical marijuana business operators on Tuesday and Wednesday then approved 26 pot dispensaries
Elton John called Pope Francis “my hero” for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit.
A federal judge Wednesday refused to release a Las Vegas man facing federal charges in New York in the killing of a rival mob associate more than a decade ago.
The controversial ride-sharing company Uber can continue to operate in Southern Nevada, a Las Vegas judge ruled today. District Judge Douglas Herndon made the ruling from the bench after holding a hearing on the matter.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid said Wednesday that a decision by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to reject a 200-megawatt solar project on the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation is a setback for all Nevadans.
Public health officials in Southern Nevada have designated hospitals where emergency medical teams should take patients fitting the Ebola profile, but the region’s chief medical officer won’t say where those facilities are.
A Las Vegas man who police did not immediately identify was the driver involved in a fatal pedestrian-vehicle collision in northwest Arizona on Monday.
A female was trapped in a vehicle after a rollover accident on Smoke Ranch Road between Decatur Boulevard and Rancho Drive Wednesday morning.
A 28-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to arson and cruelty to animal charges in the Prince and Princess Pet Boutique fire.
The Clark County coroner’s office confirmed Wednesday that a man pronounced dead earlier in the week after a single-vehicle crash in Henderson had a medical episode.
A man with a history of psychiatric problems decapitated his mother, dragged her lifeless body into the street in front of their home and then killed himself by walking into the path of a nearby oncoming train, police said Wednesday.
One of Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s main creditors walked away from talks over restructuring a portion of the casino company’s $24.2 billion debt.
Democrat Jesse “Jake” Holder is ineligible to be a candidate in the Assembly District 10 election, Clark County District Judge Michael Villani ruled Wednesday.
A home invasion suspect pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to assaulting two FBI agents by ramming his rented truck into their cars while they were trying to arrest him.
McCarran International Airport’s 14,505-foot east-west Runway 25R/7L was closed today to begin work on a capital improvement project that will last 12 months with work split over two years.
The FBI confirmed Tuesday it faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007, but now says it did not spoof a Seattle Times Web page as part of the investigation.
A police chase spanning two states landed a 50-year-old man under arrest early Wednesday morning.
Vice President Joe Biden will come to Las Vegas on Saturday in a bid to boost Democratic voter turnout and counter a Republican early voting advantage that’s approaching 20,000 ballots cast so far.
A slow-moving river of molten lava from an erupting volcano flowed through a residential property on Hawaii’s Big Island, threatening dozens more homes and businesses, authorities said.
FBI and state gaming agents illegally obtained evidence and spied on the defendants they later charged in a multimillion-dollar World Cup betting scheme, defense lawyers have alleged.
AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.
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Police say that two men are in critical condition a day after a gunman shot them in front of a North Carolina courthouse.
A man whose disappearance during last week’s Denver Broncos game touched off an extensive search by family and friends told police he had “his fill of football” and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado.
Early voting has been underway since Oct. 18, and thus far, 15.3 percent of all registered voters have voted early, by mail or by absentee ballot. There are three days left before early voting wraps up.
A family is receiving aid from the American Red Cross after their home was damaged by fire Tuesday evening.
Casino mogul Steve Wynn is a month away from delivering his next big thing — an ambitious Broadway-style production he wrote and titled “Showstoppers.”
If initial rankings released by the 12-member playoff selection committee on Tuesday are any indication of which four teams will be seeded into the playoff, Alabama at No. 6 has only to win out to secure a place among the semifinalists.
American Airlines and US Airways will combine their frequent flier programs early next year and, for now, still base free flights on how many miles customers fly.
Scientific theories including the “Big Bang” believed to have brought the universe into being 13.7 billion years ago and the idea that life developed through a process of evolution do not conflict with Catholic teaching, Pope Francis said on Tuesday.
A former professional baseball player accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun Tuesday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.