The longtime chief executive officer of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children resigned effective Thursday night, according to the organization’s national board. Christine Spadafor’s resignation follows the resignations of all Nevada national board members for St. Jude’s, which serves abused, neglected and homeless children.
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A mysterious sudden death of a mother and her adult son are raising concerns of a possibly dangerous virus.
The Henderson Police Department is investigating the death of a 78-year-old man who died Saturday. City spokeswoman Kathleen Richards said Thursday that the Las Vegas man was hit by a vehicle about 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 18.
Clark County School Board members voted on Thursday to make minor zoning changes that will affect several schools throughout the valley.
Tony Dane, who owns a “robo-call” company that specializes in conservative issues and candidates, this past week fired up another mass message in Assemblyman Chris Edwards’ District 19. Subject: a possible recall.
Las Vegas police are responding to an east valley shooting. It happened about 7:15 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of Charleston Boulevard, near 17th Street.
A Las Vegas bicyclist struck and left in the road by a driver police said was drunk is now paralyzed from the waist down, according to his family.
Attorneys battle in the courtroom every day, but the rift between Scott Holper and Mark Coburn, two criminal defense lawyers, goes much deeper.
A Saudi man described by prosecutors as one of Osama bin Laden’s most trusted lieutenants was convicted in a federal court in New York on Thursday in connection with the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
As part of NHP’s “Badge on Board” campaign troopers work together, targeting dangerous drivers on valley freeways by hunting them down in the most unsuspecting, unmarked police vehicle — an 18-wheeler.
A 92-year-old woman died Thursday morning from injuries received during a car crash four days ago, Henderson police said.
A new effort to improve how campus sex assaults are investigated and judged was launched Thursday by a dozen senators including Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada.
Residents across the U.S. South were digging out on Thursday after the latest winter wallop, which dumped more than a half-foot of snow and knocked out power for hundreds of thousands in a region accustomed to milder cold-weather conditions.
The Energy Department appears to be shopping new uses for Yucca Mountain that it no longer wants for disposal of nuclear waste, according to senior House Republicans.
When Nevada Transportation Department contractors begin work on a project designed to make Tropicana Avenue safer for motorists and pedestrians in the fall, they’ll be required to coordinate efforts with workers on a parallel project a mile away.
Two people suffered minor injuries on Thursday in an unspecified hazardous materials incident in the Silicon Valley community of Sunnyvale, California, a city spokeswoman said.
The scene Wednesday of first responders wearing bright orange hazardous material suits, scaling railroad tank cars and trying to shut off leaks was not far from the place where 42 tons of liquefied chlorine spewed from a pipe at the Pioneer Chlor Alkali plant 24 years ago.
The truck driver whose vehicle was struck by a Southern California commuter train, triggering a wreck in which 50 people were hurt, will not be charged at this time, Ventura County prosecutors said on Thursday.
A U.S.-led alliance launched air strikes against Islamic State on Thursday in an area of northeast Syria where the militants are now estimated to have abducted at least 220 Assyrian Christians this week, a group monitoring the war reported.
A Florida man facing murder charges for allegedly throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge currently is incompetent to stand trial, a judge said on Thursday.
A controversial bill that would extend a bond rollover program to address pressing school construction needs in Clark County ran into tough questioning Thursday in an Assembly committee.
Abror Habibov, Akhror Saidakhmetov and Abdurasul Juraboev are accused by the federal government of attempting to join ISIS and of fostering plans to kill the president and shoot law enforcement officers.
Possession of small amounts of marijuana became legal in the District of Columbia on Thursday, launching a pot “green rush” despite a face-off between local officials and the Republican-led U.S. Congress over the new standards.
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