Late last year, a Belgian chocolate maker changed its name from Italo Suisse, because the company no longer had any real association with either country. Now it’s changing the name again - because the new name it picked was ISIS.
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It seemed out of place to refer to gaming industry pioneer Frank Fertitta Jr. by his first name.
Matt Kelly Elementary’s playground was all carnival games, candy and kids Thursday night at a Halloween-themed party to reward good grades and behavior.
A 15-year-old girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man appeared in a suburban Detroit courtroom Thursday, where a judge set her bond at $1 million.
A man was shot Thursday evening after a police chase that started in California and ended along Interstate 15 near Jean, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee said Thursday that developing Apex, a 20,000-acre industrial park, is the only way to save the city.
New York City police have shot and killed a hatchet-wielding man they say attacked a patrol officer without warning.
An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the New York City after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.
Family Court Judge William Potter responded Thursday to an allegation that he discriminated against a lesbian mother being deployed to Cuba. “Obviously I don’t have a problem with her being gay because I gave her custody,” the judge said.
Arizona police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy, who died from unknown causes at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas early Thursday.
An airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near a Maryland airport before crashing into a line of trees and a pair of storage units on the ground Thursday afternoon, killing three people and injuring two men.
A Henderson police officer was arrested Thursday on several charges in connection with a DUI, according Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman trooper Loy Hixson.
The confirmation Thursday that an Arizona patient had been infected with enterovirus D68 leaves Nevada as the only state in the lower 48 without a confirmed case of the pathogen, which has caused a national wave of severe respiratory illnesses.
The Republican Attorneys General Association has pumped another $500,000 into its TV ad buy in Nevada — for a total of nearly $2.5 million — to help Adam Laxalt defeat Democrat Ross Miller in the attorney general’s race.
Seventy years after he was wounded and became a prisoner of war in a mass surrender to Nazi forces during the Battle of the Bulge, Alan Dunbar of Las Vegas credits Gen. George S. Patton’s son-in-law, Lt. Col. John K. Waters, with saving his life.
A South Lake Tahoe, Calif., resort owner has been fined $10,000 for illegally dumping up to 20,000 gallons of chlorinated pool water into a stream environment zone.
One person was hospitalized with serious injuries and southbound traffic was closed at a west valley intersection following a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon.
Danny Cates was found dead in his office nine years ago and the homicide was never solved, but Henderson police think someone knows more and isn’t coming forward.
The candidate running against Clark County School Board President Erin Cranor filed an ethics complaint against her Thursday for Cranor’s actions described in a lawsuit against the district and her, individually.
While religious institutions and officials have the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples, the same is not true for commercial businesses such as Nevada wedding chapels, officials with the ACLU said Thursday.
A former county human resources analyst was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison Thursday in a scheme to steal $827,445 from a national auto insurance company.
Cliven Bundy, the Southern Nevada rancher who was criticized earlier this year for suggesting that African-Americans were better off as slaves, is raising eyebrows again.
Former President Bill Clinton plans to come to Nevada next week to help Democrats get out the vote, a person familiar with his schedule confirmed Thursday.
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