A fire at a South Lake Tahoe hotel forced two people to jump to safety from a second-story balcony and caused $2 million in damage, officials said Thursday.
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The impact of drought on the Colorado River is so severe you can see the weight of it from space. Actually what you can see is the absence of weight.
A car crash at McCarran International Airport closed the first floor of passenger pickup at Terminal 1 for over an hour Thursday, airport officials say.
A man accused of attacking a Las Vegas Metro police sergeant near Sam’s Town was indicted Thursday on a series of charges.
Republican lawmakers on Thursday criticized the Bureau of Land Management’s handling of the April standoff with Clark County rancher Cliven Bundy, saying tensions could have been eased by local authorities rather than the BLM’s use of heavily armed agents.
Las Vegas police said the man they believe is responsible for a deadly shooting at a west valley convenience store last week was arrested in California on Wednesday night.
For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America’s most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a car whose driver took off in the central valley Thursday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
As a condemned murderer gasped for more than 90 minutes in the death chamber, an Arizona judge convened an urgent hearing in which a state lawyer assured him that the inmate was comatose and not feeling any pain.
A Las Vegas Family Court judge said Thursday that he wants to tour the Caliente Youth Center a week after ordering the removal of all Clark County’s juvenile offenders from a facility in Elko amid allegations of hogtying.
A doctor grazed by gunfire from a patient who had entered his office in a suburban hospital’s psychiatric unit stopped him by returning fire with his own gun and injuring him, authorities said.
A pedestrian who was hit by a car while crossing a west valley street Saturday died the next day, the Clark County coroner’s office said Thursday.
A drug dealer who supplied cocaine to limousine drivers has pleaded guilty in a multimillion-dollar racketeering conspiracy involving a longtime Strip limousine company.
A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday. Jaylin Landaverry Galdamez, 17, died Tuesday and Olga Galdamez, 42, died Sunday, according to the medical examiner’s office. The mother owned the truck.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is lagging when it comes to providing health care to women veterans, the agency’s director acknowledged Thursday under questioning at a House hearing.
A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory’s Hamas rulers.
Henderson city officials on Thursday are announcing plans to launch projects on Warm Springs Road, Eastern Avenue and Whitney Ranch Drive. The projects will cost $4.6 million, partially paid for with funds generated by the 6-month-old indexing fund.
In the past year, a local economic development group says it helped bring 3,412 jobs to Southern Nevada.
United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.
A Burkina Faso official says the wreckage of the Air Algerie plane that went missing has been found in Mali. Gen. Gilbert Diendere says the wreckage was located about 31 miles from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali.
After three swimmers went missing at Lake Mead in as many days, one man’s body was recovered Wednesday evening, park officials say.
Friends have raised more than $28,000 to benefit the family of a northeast Ohio woman critically injured when a rock was deliberately dropped from a highway overpass onto the windshield of a car in Pennsylvania.
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