A fire that has burned more than 1,900 acres in Eureka and White Pine counties is now 80 percent contained, the Bureau Land Management said in a statement Sunday.
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After flash flooding caused extensive damage and closure last fall, Badwater Road is now fully open, connecting Death Valley National Park to the gateway town of Shoshone, California.
A man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival in the southern German city of Ansbach, police said Monday.
Authorities are investigating a fatal crash in northwestern Arizona, near Kingman.
A 21-year-old Syrian refugee was arrested on Sunday after killing a pregnant woman with a machete in Germany, the fourth violent assault on civilians in western Europe in 10 days, though police said it did not appear linked to terrorism.
All across the Silver State, old-time saloons such as the Manhattan bar are stubborn holdouts from another era; many established a century or more ago in the region’s gold-and-silver boom days.
The 19-year-old man injured in an early Friday morning DUI crash has died, according to Las Vegas Police.
Contrary to popular belief, Nevada is actually home to a long list of impressive trees, including two champion specimens, both just outside Las Vegas, that rank as the largest of their kind in the nation. For the past 24 years, the Nevada Division of Forestry has maintained something called the Big Tree Register to track the state’s largest and most impressive trees.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is resigning under pressure as Democratic Party chairwoman, a stunning leadership shakeup as party officials gather in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton.
One person is dead and three others injured after a single-vehicle rollover crash north of Las Vegas early Sunday morning.
You can’t miss the $47 million Centennial Bowl project, with the numerous daily detours, small army of construction workers and towering cranes. But what does it take to hoist huge slabs of concrete 60 feet above ground, ultimately creating a 2,500-foot-long flyover bridge linking westbound 215 Beltway to southbound U.S. Highway 95?
Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.
Las Vegas Police are investigating a hit and run and DUI crash in the southwest valley that left one person dead Saturday night.
Life and death can be a matter of seconds, or silence. Henderson’s text-to-911 system offers a quiet, discreet way to alert police to danger. On June 2, 2015, shortly after the Henderson Police Department’s program launched, a woman texted police to alert them, silently that her friend was threatening self-harm. It was one of the first texts received.
The Pioneer Day celebration in Panaca, Nevada, usually begins in the morning with a “dynamite wakeup,” but not this year.
The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.
Standing in blue scrubs and facing a packed UNLV auditorium Saturday, 50 students just a few weeks from entering high school explained medical terminology and analyzed scans aloud.
In April, four orphaned bear cubs were rescued in Stateline by Nevada Department of Wildlife and transferred to Animal Ark, a nonprofit wildlife refuge organization located in Reno.
A Las Vegas woman’s bid to get out of prison and into gambling addiction treatment has become a fight over whether she can be freed to house arrest until the state Supreme Court decides if she’s eligible for placement in a court diversion program.
Residents from the Topaz, Silverado Village and Viridian apartment complexes slowly emerged from their apartments on Saturday morning out onto West Viking Road, curious to find the source of the loud music. For some, it was a surprise to discover that it was the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Two houses were damaged after a fire in Henderson early Saturday morning, according to the Henderson Fire Department.
Las Vegas police are investigating an ATV crash that left a man dead Friday night in the desert northeast of Jean.
Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal scurrying in the snow, scaling a tree and chewing on bait.
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