Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world.
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Two days after the RiSE festival near Jean, the event’s organizers are finishing cleanup.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck and other GOP lawmakers are responsible for the Ebola crisis because federal budget cuts have crippled the ability of the government and hospitals to deal with an infectious disease outbreak, Erin Bilbray, the Democrat challenging Heck, charged Monday.
The mother and grandparents of a foster child placed in the same home as 16-month-old Michell Momox-Caselis, who was killed Oct. 12 in an apparent murder-suicide involving her foster father, said they raised concerns about the foster home on numerous occasions, but that authorities didn’t listen.
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson has teamed up with a television producer to tell stories about his office.
Henderson Township Constable Earl Mitchell has a spotty pattern of disclosing to the public that the IRS is one of his creditors, records show.
A Southern California man was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison Monday in a tax scheme that took advantage of 32 mentally or physically impaired seniors in the Las Vegas area.
A Clark County high school teacher who lost his job — twice — after theft charges and drug problems was found dead in the Henderson Detention Center on Sunday.
A man charged with the abduction of a University of Virginia student has been indicted in suburban Washington, D.C., with a 2005 rape, abduction and attempted capital murder.
A Nevada middle school teacher has posthumously been awarded a rare Air Force medal for bravery, a year after he was killed while trying to protect children during a schoolyard shooting.
A former Palms race and sports employee was sentenced to three years probation Monday in a scheme that defrauded the resort of $800,000.
A medical doctor, a business school adminstrator and the UNLV provost were unveiled Monday as the three candidates to be the next president at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
North Las Vegas residents will have the opportunity to meet 40 candidates running for office in November elections.
Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended on Monday for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the United States, but more than 260 others were still being monitored for symptoms.
Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Las Vegas police have identified the man they say fatally stabbed his former wife early Monday.
Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday it could be the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has told them his victims might go back 20 years.
Lander County is home to bustling mines, wide-open spaces, ghost towns and even a castle. Then there’s that whole “Armpit of America” thing.
Nevada state Sen. Justin Jones and challenger Becky Harris have a record of widely contrasting views on gay marriage, which became even more clear after the Oct. 7 federal court ruling tossing out the state’s same-sex marriage ban.
One of the most expensive ballot fights in Nevada history is fully involved this month as groups vie for the hearts and minds, but most importantly the votes, of Nevadans over a measure that would impose a tax on business to fund public education, but the fate of Question 3 might not be determined by spending on television ads alone.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin worries that medical marijuana entrepreneurs might decide to sue of the city after it changed the way it plans to pick winning applicants to open legal pot dispensaries and grow houses.
The cash-strapped city of North Las Vegas — mired by past crises, horrific headlines and likely other skeletons its relatively new leaders have yet to unpack — has two finalists for the city manager’s job.
Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection.
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