Two people were displaced after barely escaping a garage fire in their home in southwest Las Vegas early Friday morning, Las Vegas Fire Department said.
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The Regional Transportation Commission is reporting that an accident Friday morning has closed part of the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Swenson Street.
Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and held with the handcuffs of a Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of slaying, arrived at court on Friday to face murder charges, authorities said.
It’s called the “Battle Born” state, but the Civil War was all but over by the time Nevada won its star 150 years ago. But there was plenty more fighting ahead for residents of the 36th state.
For the Silver State’s 150th birthday, the Review-Journal asked an eclectic mix of prominent residents to tell us in 100 words or less: What’s so great about Nevada?
Clark County firefighters battled an east valley blaze that involved two buildings Thursday night, officials said. Firefighters were called to the 3000 block of Parkdale Circle, near Lamb Boulevard and Desert Inn Road, just before 10 p.m.
A man suspected of opening fire this week on two victims in front of a courthouse turned himself in hours after his brother was charged in the crime, authorities said Thursday.
In the summer of 2011, Justice Department lawyers were wheeling and dealing behind closed doors with dozens of targets in the long-running investigation into the scheme to take over homeowners associations around the Las Vegas Valley.
College of Southern Nevada anthropology and communications professor Jennifer Basquiat will be teaching a spring course called “Zombies, Fear, and the Other,” which will explore zombies from voodoo folklore to cult horror films to cultural phenomenon.
Drunk driving is a nationwide curse on Halloween that Savannah McInnis’ family knows all too well: 48 percent of highway traffic deaths around Oct. 31 involve an intoxicated driver.
Lawyers gave opening statements Thursday in the trial for Raymond James “Jim” Duensing, the lone opponent to Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson.
State officials are negotiating a contract with child welfare expert Mike Capello to conduct an independent investigation of a Clark County foster child who was killed while in care. Capello is a former director of the Washoe County Department of Social Services.
Clark County Family Court Judge Cynthia Giuliani wielded a magic wand instead of a gavel on Thursday as she presided over adoption ceremonies in the guise of fairy godmother.
The financially fraught city of North Las Vegas is planning to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit over a land deal gone bad.
The survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in a sniper attack in September could face the death penalty, prosecutors said, after a seven-week manhunt in the Pocono Mountains ended with his arrest on Thursday.
A Kingman, Ariz., schoolteacher vindicated at trial Wednesday expressed relief and was critical of the decision to prosecute him for sex crimes alleged by a Boulder City teenager.
Las Vegas City Council members spent almost 16 hours mulling preliminary land use and licensing entitlements sought by 50 would-be medical marijuana business operators on Tuesday and Wednesday then approved 26 pot dispensaries
Longtime Henderson fire chief Dale Starr has died.
Exotic dancers at the Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club in Las Vegas won a victory from the Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday over efforts to collect wages for their work.
Twenty states saw an increase in their homeless populations between 2013 and 2014, with Nevada experiencing the largest surge of 1,733 more individuals, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Put away your summer wear and prepare your heaters, Las Vegas. Temperatures are expected to significantly drop during your Nevada Day and Halloween festivities, the National Weather Service said.
A woman was in critical condition and a man was arrested for suspicion of DUI following a Thursday morning auto-pedestrian crash in the south valley, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Marion “Suge” Knight, the rap mogul arrested in Las Vegas in connection with a California robbery, made a brief appearance in traffic court Thursday.
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