Saturday night’s Rise Lantern Festival was two hours of awe followed by nearly four hours of transportation woes at Jean Dry Lake.
Workforce Connections isn’t like most agencies. Each year it shepherds millions in federal dollars to local job training and related service providers, then has the task of holding those recipients to account for the funding.
Calling their conduct “constitutionally abhorrent,” a federal judge recently chided government prosecutors for working in secret to keep millions of dollars in cash and assets seized from a Las Vegas gambler and his family in a decade-long bookmaking investigation.
A meeting next week in Fort Collins about the greater sage grouse has drawn fire from several western representatives who want to know why public attendance is limited while regulators focus on possible land use issues.
A year ago, Las Vegas Sands Corp. was looking to sell its Pennsylvania hotel-casino complex, housed on the historic site of the long-closed Bethlehem Steel Mill. Now, the company is prepared to invest $800 million into the development.
Ranchers are offering a $20,600 reward after the shootings of some 60 head of cattle across Northern Nevada since mid-summer.
A steady stream of people cast their votes for local, statewide and legislative races at Galleria at Sunset mall in Henderson on Saturday, the first day of early voting. While some cited convenience, others talked about how the importance of the election.
Giantmicrobes Inc., which makes a line of plush toys based on viruses and other microscopic organisms, has sold out its entire Ebola stock, including the small Ebola doll for $9.95, a Gigantic Ebola doll for $29.95 and an Ebola Petri Dish toy for $14.95, according to the company’s website.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a pink-clad man connected to an Oct. 6 robbery in the southeast valley.
Skeletal remains of two bodies were found at different locations at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Saturday.
The Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City was on lockdown Saturday while officials investigated a homicide, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
Human remains were found on Saturday in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, but the remains have not been identified, police said.
The woman who died in a Wal-Mart parking lot Friday afternoon after being hit by a car was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Saturday.
The raindrops that fell over a few Las Vegas neighborhoods Saturday afternoon are sticking around just long enough to speckle the concrete, according to the National Weather Service.
An aspiring model and a private pilot, both from Canada, have been arrested on federal drug charges in Southern California after authorities say they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth roughly $2 million.
A pickup that ran over and killed a 4-year-old boy in Kingman, Ariz., on Friday was being driven by his stepfather, city police said Saturday.
The roster of celebrities who aren’t technically authors but who have dipped a pen into the world of children’s and young adult literature is long and getting longer all the time. Among the latest: Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones.
The day after he lost an election to become mayor of Las Vegas in 1975, Harry Reid looked in the mirror and saw a 35-year-old has-been.
The King County medical examiner has confirmed that a body found in a ravine in the Seattle suburb of Auburn is that of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County,” ”Frozen River” and “Django Unchained.”
Only 23 Henderson homes remained without power Saturday afternoon after a morning outage, according to NV Energy.
A casino-resort that for 30 years has anchored much of the Indian Springs economy around Creech Air Force Base closed its doors this month to make way for an anti-terrorist security buffer at the airfield where overseas drone combat operations are controlled.
A stay-at-home dad in nasty divorce with his wife shot their three children Friday, killing two of them before fatally shooting himself inside the family’s Florida home, authorities said.
A flock of sheep reportedly had a good time after chowing down on the wrong kind of grass.
Russian Tennis Federation head Shamil Tarpischev was unrepentant about the comments he made about the Williams sisters, saying Saturday they were only meant as jokes and that he doesn’t understand why he was banned for a year by the WTA Tour.
The Canadian government said it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak.
“It took us almost 30 years to get here,” says Eileen Castle, board secretary of the new Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center in North Las Vegas, at the monthly service. “To fill up the building won’t happen overnight, but now that we’ve built it, they should come.”
Las Vegas police on Saturday were seeking the public’s help in finding a man who went missing on Friday.
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.
A Washington state high school teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary “Wheel of Misfortune” to assign punishments for misbehavior that included being pelted with rubber balls by fellow students, school officials said.
Earlier this week at the Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, more than 30 of UNLV’s interior health design students quizzed doctors and providers as part of an ongoing interactive educational collaboration.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday denied a request to block a Texas law requiring residents to show certain forms of identification before they vote, a measure that supporters say prevents voter fraud but opponents decry as discriminatory.