Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility.
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A man was arrested Saturday afternoon after striking two women with a vehicle on Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas police said.
A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel.
Reno teenagers are among a generation of young climbers looking to scale the ranks in the sport of speed climbing, which has existed in various forms since the 1940s but didn’t enter the mainstream until about 50 years later.
A ranch house that was disassembled in Virginia City and reconstructed in 1903 in the Mason Valley about 80 miles southeast of Reno has been added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places.
Fighters from Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram stormed the northeastern town of Mainok on Friday, sparking a gun battle that killed at least 36 people and continued into Saturday, two security sources said.
Members of the Las Vegas 7-11 Chapter of American Ex-Prisoners of War gathered with friends, family and Nellis Air Force Base airmen for a wreath-placing ceremony Friday, Sept 19, 2014, at Freedom Park to remember prisoners of war and those missing in action.
Former prime minister Gordon Brown urged British leaders on Saturday to keep their promise to grant further powers to Scotland after it voted to remain in the United Kingdom, as a consensus between London’s main parties evaporated.
A man suffered critical injuries and another man was arrested Saturday morning after an east valley rollover, Las Vegas police said.
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.
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.
For true boxing fans, the site of the Sept. 3, 1906, lightweight championship fight between Joe Gans and Oscar “Battling” Nelson ought to be sacred ground.
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.
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.
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