Las Vegas book publisher Carolyn Hayes Uber, described as a feisty bookworm who was dedicated to her grandkids, died Sunday after a five-year battle with leukemia. She was 66.
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Pope Francis has ordered a review aimed at simplifying the Church’s procedures for annulments, the Vatican said on Saturday, a move that could make it easier for Catholics to end marriages.
Firefighters are dropping record-breaking amounts of retardants on a massive Northern California wildfire that is burning explosively because of the prolonged drought.
In their first debate, attorney general candidates Ross Miller and Adam Laxalt face off this morning in Las Vegas at an event sponsored by the Nevada Press Association, which has a tradition of hosting AG debates.
These days it’s just a junk-strewn lot off U.S. Highway 95 in the heart of Goldfield.
An international search was underway on Friday for a Washington state father who vanished on a sailboat with his 9-year-old son, possibly to islands in the Puget Sound or South Pacific, or to Mexico, officials said.
A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed, the Secret Service said.
Ex-POWs remember that “Freedom isn’t free.”
The Clark County School District counted 318,597 students on Friday, marking the third-consecutive record year for its official enrollment.
Public health officials are warning Moapa Valley residents about the potential for an increase in mosquitoes as a result of Sept. 8 flash flooding that swamped houses and destroyed a stretch of Interstate 15.
Las Vegas police have arrested two people suspected in a series of violent armed robberies, the department announced Friday.
A Las Vegas jury awarded $16 million Friday to the families of two married couples who died in a December 2011 helicopter crash near Lake Mead.
North Las Vegas’ main library is shutting its doors Friday in preparation for its move down the street into a smaller space.
Death threats targeting an alleged child killer prompted heavy security at the Mohave County Courthouse in northwestern Arizona on Friday. Justin Rector, 26, pleaded not guilty in the strangulation of 8-year-old Isabella “Bella” Grogan-Cannella in Bullhead City.
Some students at a North Las Vegas elementary school were kept nearly two hours late after SWAT investigated a “domestic issue” nearby earlier in the day. Tartan Elementary School, on East Tropical Parkway near North Pecos Road, went on lockdown about 1:30 p.m., said Clark County School District police Lt. Ken Young.
A driver has been cited after a truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon Thursday, leaving the truck’s trailer hanging over the bridge railing.
Las Vegas and Henderson police and the Drug Enforcement Administration agents found a full-functioning marijuana lab when they searched and dismantled a southwest valley house Thursday, according to an arrest report. The joint task force found the grow house in the 6200 block of West Levi Avenue, near South Jones Boulevard and Cactus Avenue, after getting an anonymous tip, Las Vegas police said.
Two people who were shot by Las Vegas police last year have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department and three officers.
Police looking for a missing University of Virginia student searched a car and apartment on Friday in a major break in the case, a police spokeswoman said.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri’s journalism school on Friday announced a $10 million gift from a Las Vegas-based charitable foundation whose total contributions now exceed $100 million in a first for the flagship Columbia campus.
A woman accused of assaulting a cab driver while he was driving, stealing his cab then crashing it into other vehicles earlier this year has pleaded guilty.
Crews hoped to take advantage of improved weather conditions on Friday to stop a raging Northern California wildfire before it claims 12,000 homes in the path of the flames that have already charred nearly 120 square miles of drought-parched forest land.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the motorcyclist who died in Thursday night’s crash in North Las Vegas.
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