The lawsuit filed this week against the state's sweeping school choice program did not shock Gov. Brian Sandoval. Both opponents and fans of the education savings accounts, which offer about $5,000 in tax dollars for students to use at private or religious schools, fully expected a legal challenge when the governor signed legislation creating the new program.
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Federal authorities announced plans Friday to round up as many as 200 wild horses to save them from starvation in the mountains outside of Las Vegas.
A man shot to death Thursday night in a southwest Las Vegas Valley garage has been identified. He is 30-year-old Jerelle Javanta Lamb, of Las Vegas, the Clark County coroner's office said Friday.
A 4-year-old boy who died after being found in a hot car had been there at least two to three hours, Las Vegas police said Friday.
At 84, Mary Luebeck had beaten the odds. She left a life of poverty in Puerto Rico, worked hard in New York and Chicago, then retired to Las Vegas, where she also beat cancer. In the Las Vegas chapter of her story, Luebeck tried to improve the odds of others.
After a devastating fire that burned most of their gear, Vegas Balloon Rides managed to gather gear from it's parent company and get back in the air 10 days later.
Metro is looking for three armed home invasion robbers who confronted a man and shot a dog in a central valley home in mid-August.
Dozens of refugees — most likely fleeing war-ravaged Syria — probably suffocated inside a truck abandoned on an Austrian highway, authorities said Friday.
Vice President Joe Biden, in his first publicly aired comments on a possible presidential candidacy, told fellow Democrats on Wednesday he was trying to decide whether he could give "my whole heart and my whole soul" to a run for the White House.
A white supremacist charged with killing three people outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year asked a jury on Friday to find him not guilty because he was acting on the belief that Jews have too much power and must be stopped.
A thick stream of lava erupted from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday and had crept into the surrounding forest, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but it did not pose a threat to surrounding communities.
Backers of an initiative petition seeking to quash a $1.4 billion tax package passed by the 2015 Legislature have filed a pre-emptive lawsuit asking a judge to declare that the referendum does not violate the single-subject rule before supporters begin gathering signatures to put it on the ballot.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, President Barack Obama will visit the city next week to tour neighborhoods and meet with families still recovering from the devastation.
He carefully choreographed the slaying of the two journalists for maximum shock value. And, judging from the items found in his car, he took equally meticulous steps to get away with it.
A hazardous materials incident at a home in metropolitan Chicago has left two men dead and five people injured, authorities said.
The chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company Avid Life Media has left, just over a week after hackers leaked data about millions of its clients in a massive cyber assault.
Weekend temperatures in the Las Vegas valley will be hotter than normal, but it's nothing we haven't seen before.
Henderson and Boulder City police handed out nearly 400 tickets during a recent initiative to crack down on speeding and distracted driving, the departments announced Thursday.
McCarran International Airport had its largest post-recession month-over-month passenger percentage increase in July, breaking the 4 million barrier for the first time in more than seven years.
A 4-year-old boy died Thursday night after he was left in a hot car in the east valley, Las Vegas police said.
Clark County's dispute with its largest union isn't over yet, despite an arbitrator's award of a new contract.
The mile-and-a-half stretch of Tropicana Avenue between Decatur Boulevard and Interstate 15 has long been notorious among police for its abundance of prostitutes.
Police on scene of shooting at Savannah State University campus in Georgia says an emergency dispatch supervisor.
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