With Hurricane Katrina bearing down on New Orleans, Phil Todora loaded up his aging car and headed to Las Vegas with his 17-year-old daughter, an aspiring rhythm and blues singer. That was 10 years ago this week.
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Landon Orndoff catches air as he competes in the advanced BMX competition during the Craig Ranch Action Sports Competition at Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas on Saturday. The official high temperature for Las Vegas was 107 degrees.
A man shot and killed by a Metro officer in a North Las Vegas foot chase on Saturday morning was identified by the Clark County coroner's office.
Wayne Dyer, the prolific self-help guru and motivational speaker, has died, Dyer's family has announced on Facebook. Dyer, who announced in 2009 he had been diagnosed with lymphocytic leukemia, was 75.
Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.
UNLV State of the University address planned
Residents of northwest Las Vegas recently got a different product placement, and they didn't even have to go to the movie theater to see it. Warrior reader Lynda described her surprise when driving north on U.S. Highway 95 recently.
Fisheries are drying up and fields lie fallow as the lingering drought takes its toll in Northern Nevada, where the lack of water needed to support rural livelihoods is causing tension between neighbors.
Metro seeks police recruits
President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, siding with the state of Alaska in ending a 40-year battle over what to call a peak that has been known as Mount McKinley.
Oliver Sacks, the neurologist who studied the intricacies of the brain and wrote eloquently about them in books such as "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," died on Sunday at the age of 82, his personal assistant said.
Reacting to the Roanoke, Va., shootings that left a TV reporter and a cameraman dead, a Las Vegas television station is assigning armed security to its reporting crews.
A new bill in Congress aims to help veterans obtain child care while they pursue an education. The measure would offer federal grants for colleges to establish or expand child care centers that could assist students who have served in the military.
It looks like NV Energy picked the wrong week to make the case against the state's budding rooftop solar movement.
Days are getting shorter, nights are getting longer, temperatures are getting cooler and school is back in session. It can only mean one thing, Las Vegas — summer is coming to an end.
A 41-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a car in the central valley Saturday evening, police say.
Erika, a tropical storm that killed 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica and at least one person in Haiti, fell apart on Saturday over eastern Cuba, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
A cooldown is in store for the valley, which means temperatures will drop closer to seasonal average highs of about 99 degrees by Tuesday afternoon, meteorologist Chris Outler said Saturday.
Las Vegas police are investigating an auto-pedestrian crash in the central valley.
Sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested a 30-year-old man who will be charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, a killing the sheriff tied to anger against police.
A Metro officer was injured and a police car sustained "major damage" in a two-vehicle crash in Laughlin on Saturday, according to police.
A man is dead after a Metro-involved shooting early Saturday morning in North Las Vegas, the Police Department said. Las Vegas police were called about 3:15 a.m. to a business in the 5000 block of East Craig Road, near Nellis Boulevard, on reports of "a larceny from a person," a Metro release states.
Dozens of returning Nevada Army Guard members were honored Saturday after nearly a year of service in the Middle East.
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