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.
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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.
A man drowned on his 21st birthday after attempting to swim across a pond in northern California while carrying a 10-pound rock, the Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday.
Hundreds of deaths caused by an extreme heat wave in India could have been prevented if authorities followed the example set by Ahmedabad which introduced measures such as cooling spaces to protect citizens from the rising mercury, climate experts said.
A panel of experts from government and industry will review how the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration monitors the mental health of commercial pilots and will make recommendations within six months, the agency said Wednesday.
New Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, a 128-acre complex along the Kyle Canyon Wash, officially opens to the public Saturday morning.
Fifteen Chinese nationals have been charged with developing a fraud scheme in which they paid impostors to take entrance exams, including the SAT, and gained acceptance to elite American colleges and universities, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday.
Mississippi authorities said they have made a ninth arrest in connection with the May 9 shooting deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers.
Texas prepared for more flooding on Thursday while still reeling from torrential rains that killed at least 16 people, inundated major cities and set a record for the wettest month in the state’s history.
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