Thursday’s low temperature of 29 degrees, recorded at McCarran International Airport, was more than 10 degrees warmer than the record 18 degrees set in 1948, according to the National Weather Service.
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Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Suspended Family Court Judge Steven Jones took the witness stand in his own defense Thursday, denying he mishandled a romantic relationship with a prosecutor who appeared before him.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada and more than two dozen other House Democrats on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to achieve what he did for the so-called DREAMers — halt deportations of undocumented immigrants.
Hispanic community leaders showed in force Thursday and successfully lobbied the Clark County School Board to fill an empty board seat with the candidate they support – Stavan Corbett.
Nevada higher education leaders on Thursday approved starting the planning process for a University of Nevada, Las Vegas Medical School.
When 25-year-old David Carter is not shimmying up palm trees in the summer, risking his life to cut its fronds, he’s “flocking” at one of the oldest Christmas tree lots in Las Vegas.
The defense in a federal racketeering and organized crime trial in Las Vegas tried Thursday to discredit the prosecution’s star witness, saying he went after easy targets instead of leaders of a so-called worldwide criminal scheme.
From Las Vegas’ Historic West Side whose history is steeped in segregation, to the corridors of Congress in Washington and the governor’s office in Carson City, praise poured in Thursday for Nelson Mandela, South African’s former president who spent years in jail in the name of equality.
The College of Southern Nevada continues to tackle its financial aid challenges.