Eighth-graders Gokul Venkatachalam of Chesterfield, Missouri, and Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, were co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.
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A woman’s body was found in a west valley parking lot late Thursday afternoon. About 5:00 p.m., Las Vegas police responded to a call from a parking lot at the intersection of Rainbow and Charleston boulevards, where they found the body, said Metro Lt. Patrick Charoen.
One person was injured and a truck caught fire after a crash between a box truck and a van on U.S. Highway 93, near the Apex exit.
On Thursday, several transgender students and their parents addressed the Clark County School Board and repeated their long-standing requests for a policy that accommodates all students, regardless of gender identity and expression, in public facilities such as bathrooms and locker rooms.
A 56-year-old man was charged on Thursday with setting a massive fire that destroyed much of a multimillion-dollar apartment complex under construction in downtown Los Angeles and damaged three nearby buildings.
The Assembly Education Committee on Thursday passed a bill that would allow parents to put public school funding toward other educational purposes for their child, including private schools and tutoring.
A woman has filed a civil rights lawsuit against a former Las Vegas police officer accused of using his authority to intimidate and sexually harass women he met on duty.
That idea to drill a double-deck tunnel under McCarran International Airport to carry cars, trucks and possibly a light-rail train to the Las Vegas Strip won’t be a slam-dunk, but Wednesday’s announcement has already achieved one goal: It’s grabbed the public’s attention.
On Thursday, District Judge Douglas Herndon sentenced Juan Rivera to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the rape and murder of 14-year-old Diana Soto.
The Department of Interior on Thursday proposed added controls across 17 million acres in rural Nevada and northeastern California in a bid to preserve habitat and avoid an endangered species listing for the imperiled sage grouse.
A Las Vegas man faces one count each of first and third-degree arson after fire investigators say he setting a blaze to a home in the 1200 block of Phillips Avenue.
Secret Service and National Park Service officials are prepping for upgrades to the White House fence after several embarrassing security lapses in recent months.
It’s been 10 years since Natalee Holloway vanished while on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, and after a decade of false hopes and dead ends, her father has never stopped looking for her.
Just days after a faulty report of a massive water loss, the dam and lake behind it fall victim to the massive quake featured in the new summer film ‘San Andreas’
Two Las Vegas men charged with using counterfeit keys to steal checks, credit cards and other information from local mailboxes were arraigned in federal court this week.
Las Vegas police arrested California fugitive Nicholas Boland twice last week, wanted in connection with a kidnapping case by the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department. But in Las Vegas, you could call it the case of the hidden key.
A grand jury in South Carolina indicted a white police officer on Wednesday on a felony charge of firing his weapon into a vehicle while it was occupied, killing an unarmed black man.
The Department of Veterans Affairs took another step toward changing the agency’s culture Thursday with a forum to heighten awareness about Nevada’s more than 21,300 women veterans and health care services the VA provides to fit their needs.
The number of people worldwide who don’t get enough to eat has fallen to 795 million, 10 million less than last year, U.N. officials said on Wednesday.
A committee to recall embattled North Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge Catherine Ramsey turned in more than 2,700 petition signatures Thursday at City Hall.
A Delaware jury on Thursday ordered Boston Scientific to pay $100 million to a woman who said she was injured by transvaginal mesh, a device that is the subject of more than 25,000 lawsuits against the company.
A Los Angeles official has proposed a novel way to pay for repairs and maintenance of the city’s sometimes cracked, crumbling or buckling sidewalks: shift that responsibility to property owners.
A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 with more than 180 passengers on board temporarily lost power to both of its engines as it passed through a storm, the airline has said.
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