Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died after one doused himself in oil and set himself ablaze today, media reports said.
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Residents recognized him Sunday night from his photo in media reports and called authorities, who picked him up as he walked along U.S. Highway 52 near the Davidson and Forsyth county line.
Public defenders are seeking to save Holmes’ life after the 27-year-old former neuroscience graduate student pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing 12 people and wounding 70 in the July 2012 shooting rampage.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul told an audience that included rogue rancher Cliven Bundy that he supports relinquishing federal management of public lands.
On an 8-day journey on a motorcycle he created with American Wrench, William Shatner turned heads at Caesars Palace on Monday night. The ride serves as a road test for the first-of-its-kind Rivet motorcycle.
Nevada legislators and education watchdogs expressed alarm over news higher education officials buried a report amid fear it would reflect poorly on the system. The matter, they said, obstructs what many have long wanted: A higher education system with more accountability.
Ku Klux Klan propaganda fliers were left in front of houses in a Los Angeles suburb over the weekend, the second such incident in southern California in a week to prompt homeowners to contact police with concerns, local authorities said.
Three women filed a lawsuit Monday against the University of California, Berkeley, claiming they were sexually assaulted while students and the school did not do enough to protect them, attorneys said.
The Nevada Department of Education avoided angering the private school community on Monday when it issued temporary regulations to establish a new scholarship program for students to attend private schools.
A Texas farmer who disturbed an underground bee colony while plowing a field died after he was stung hundreds of times by a swarm that attacked him, a fire official said on Monday.
The approximately 40,000 employees who work for the Clark County School District will receive no pay raises in the upcoming school year as the district attempts to fill a $67 million budget deficit.
The north tower of the Park Towers at Hughes Center and a nearby building were evacuated while authorities investigate a suspicious package, Las Vegas police said.
This rising number of bicyclists killed by vehicles in the Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction spurred police and family members of victims to call for increased attention to road safety on Monday morning
A cop from Oklahoma who was arrested Thursday in connection with kidnapping a teenager from Turlock, Calif., told police he and the girl were lovers, according to arrest records obtained by the Review-Journal.
Private insurance carriers in Nevada cannot exclude or deny transgender people coverage for medically necessary treatments if such procedures are covered for other people, the state’s insurance commissioner said in a bulletin released Monday by a transgender advocacy group.
Flanked by some of the lawmakers who supported the bill through a six-week congressional battle, Obama acknowledged that his fight to secure the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership was far from over.
A district court judge ruled Monday that the citizens of North Las Vegas are allowed to recall Municipal Court Judge Catherine Ramsey.
The severed head of his boss was found hanging on the fence of a site belonging to U.S-based gas and chemicals company Air Products, next to flags bearing professions of the Muslim faith.
Federal regulators have designated more than 5,200 acres high in the Spring Mountains as critical habitat for the endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly.
Clark County and the Service Employees International Union Local 1107 are going to arbitration Wednesday to reach a final contract covering about 4,700 employees, if no deal is reached.
Prime Minister David Cameron warned on Monday that Islamic State militants based in Syria and Iraq were planning specific attacks against Britain and posed an existential threat to the West.
Nevada joined 12 other states Monday in a lawsuit challenging an Obama administration rule expanding the federal government’s authority over non-navigational waters.
A southeast valley park was closed for more than two hours today while Metro investigated a suspicious package that did not turn out to be a threat, police said.
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