A 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook Las Vegas and surrounding areas Friday morning, and the state closed a portion of the Spaghetti Bowl to inspect a ramp for possible damage, backing up traffic for miles.
Nevada, the country’s 7th-largest state, is full of sites and scenes so few people get to experience in their lifetime. In a beautiful, three-minute timelapse, a lot of these can be seen.
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Students For Life America and law firm the Thomas More Society sent a letter to the high school principal and the Clark County School District “demanding” that they approve the chapter that Angelique Clark tried to found in December.
New population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau found Las Vegas’ population rose by more than 9,900 people, a little more than 1.6 percent, between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.
A 77-year-old inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center died at the Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City on Thursday.
Hundreds of people joined officers from law enforcement agencies across Southern Nevada on Thursday night at Police Memorial Park to memorialize those who gave their lives in the line of duty.
A body found at a south valley house on Thursday is being investigated as a possible homicide, Las Vegas police said.
Six police officers have been indicted in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday.
Gaming industry chief lobbyist Geoff Freeman warned Thursday against restricting the use of federal government credit cards in casinos, calling the idea an overreaction to an audit that found thousands of questionable transactions.
The suspect in the killing of a Washington businessman and three others found in a torched mansion last week has been taken into custody, police said late on Thursday.
A black bear wandered onto the edge of the playground at a Seattle-area elementary school on Thursday morning, where officials readying children for outdoor gym class promptly canceled the activities, officials said.
A majority of Americans support the decriminalization of marijuana because they believe law enforcement resources are wasted prosecuting pot users. Las Vegas police haven’t picked up on the change in public opinion.
The Los Angeles Dodgers suspended Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena on Thursday for the remainder of the season after “repeated failures to comply with his contract.”
Long-running complaints about financial and physical abuse of court wards were exposed in a series of Review-Journal articles published in April.
A bill requiring parents to be notified if their minor daughter seeks an abortion was revived by a Nevada Senate committee Thursday.
Several small limousine companies are pushing a bill in the Legislature that they say would allow them to increase their fleets without unfair interference by big taxi and limo company operators such as Bell Trans and other members of the Livery Operators Association of Las Vegas.
A “campus carry” amendment that would have allowed firearms on college campuses in Nevada was removed from a gun bill Thursday. The Assembly voted 24-18 to kill the controversial proposal. The rest of the bill is still alive.
Haggen supermarkets are moving into Southern Nevada June 9, in place of select Albertsons and Vons stores. They will start in Boulder City and Henderson before moving to Las Vegas shortly thereafter.
Las Vegas police shot a dog in the east valley Thursday after they say two dogs attacked someone.
Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates said on Thursday the group’s ban on adult gay leaders needs to end, taking a step toward dismantling a policy that has caused deep rifts in the 105-year-old organization.
The state admitted the parole system was broken a decade ago, ACLU of Nevada Director Tod Story says, but apparently hasn’t made fixes.
A bill backed by the Nevada gaming equipment industry was signed Thursday by Gov. Brian Sandoval and will allow state gaming regulators to adopt rules where slot machines can add a skill-based, arcade-style element to the game.
Three North Las Vegas human resources employees, two who have filed ethics complaints against the mayor and other high-ranking city officials, are out of work after the City Council voted to outsource their jobs , the Las Vegas Review-Journal learned Thursday.
After a tabloid report alleged reality TV star Josh Duggar molested underage girls as a teenager, he released a statement to People Magazine to say he was “deeply sorry” for his “wrongdoing.”
A man accused of murder told Las Vegas police he doesn’t remember stabbing the man they say he killed, according to an arrest report.
Federal prosecutors wanted retired Las Vegas police Capt. Frank Sutton to spend a year in prison for his role in the scheme to take over and defraud Las Vegas-area homeowners associations.
A now former special education teacher at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy has been charged with sexually abusing and assaulting a child.
Nevada Highway Patrol said the rapper was driving 87 mph in a 55 mph zone.
The couple attacked by a swarm of bikers in New York City in September 2013 took to the stand this week with emotional testimony against two men charged in the incident.
Derrick Andrews, the alleged getaway driver in the slaying of 44-year-old mother of four Tammy Meyers, has hired new attorneys.
Posters appeared around Columbus University Tuesday night accusing actress and author Lena Dunham and student Emma Sulkowicz of lying about being sexually assaulted.
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Some 18,000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, scientists said on Thursday, as they released a “Top 10” list that highlights the diversity of life.
Marche Bacchus plans a Summer Fun Wine Luncheon from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Asking our Facebook fans where we can get the best burger in the Las Vegas Valley may have been a silly question, because after tallying the votes, the winner seemed obvious.