The gay mother of a 7-year-old boy is appealing to the Nevada Supreme Court to keep her son in Las Vegas during her four-month deployment to Cuba. According to an emergency petition filed by Air Force 1st Lt. Michelle Angeles, Family Court Judge William Potter applied a double standard when he ruled the boy must live with his father in Texas until she returns.
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Democratic candidates in two critical state Senate races have out-raised their GOP opponents, but the outcome of the contests remains far from clear as voters head to the polls between now and Election Day on Nov. 4.
Dr. Dale Carrison, chief of staff of University Medical Center, and Dr. Joseph Iser, chief medical officer of the Southern Nevada Health District, are the Las Vegas area members of a task force charged with planning for the possibility of a person with the Ebola virus coming to Nevada, state Department of Health and Human Services officials announced Wednesday.
Reviewjournal.com, the website for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, has been named a finalist for two 2014 Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards.
In July 1965, two gigantic fossilized dinosaur arms replete with menacing claws were unearthed in the remote southern Gobi desert of Mongolia.
The last of four defendants who participated in four convenience store robberies in 2012 was sentenced this week to more 16 years in federal prison.
As the GOP strives to capture full control of Congress, Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada has opened his wallet wide for party candidates running for the Senate and a handful in the U.S. House.
Nye County sheriff’s deputies are being commended for showing restraint in a recent confrontation that could have ended with deadly results.
Government investigators faulted the Secret Service on Wednesday for pulling agents from their posts near the White House and sending them to the home of an agency employee involved in a private dispute in 2011.
Hundreds of athletes at the University of North Carolina enrolled in classes they didn’t have to attend and received artificially inflated grades in far-reaching academic fraud over an 18-year period, according to results of an independent investigation.
Canadian police said on Wednesday they have charged a woman with concealing the bodies of six infants in a storage locker, but are not handling the incident as a homicide investigation.
A Clark County grand jury has indicted a 32-year-old man on a murder charge in connection with a shooting that left another man dead outside a Las Vegas apartment earlier this year, prosecutors said Wednesday.
A panel of state lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a request by the state Division of Parole and Probation to buy AR15 rifles for the agency’s 32 rural officers.
The 74-year-old man who went missing early Wednesday morning has been found, Henderson police said.
The Pentagon said on Wednesday two bundles of military supplies for Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani went astray during an air drop earlier this week.
The suspect involved in an armed robbery Wednesday morning, causing authorities to order Ronnow Elementary School, near Washington Avenue and Pecos Road, to be locked down as Las Vegas police searched for him, has been arrested.
In a sweeping victory for the federal government, a U.S. jury on Wednesday found four former Blackwater guards guilty on nearly every count they faced in connection with the 2007 killings of 14 unarmed Iraqis at a Baghdad traffic circle.
Meghan Smith, who lost a District Court ruling that she was ineligible to win a Las Vegas seat in the Nevada Assembly, lost a second legal battle Monday, this one with the Nevada Supreme Court, but all hope is not lost.
Canada’s capital was jolted on Wednesday by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on the parliament building in which gunshots were fired outside a room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking.
A newly disclosed autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reported.
Traffic is flowing normally again after a crash on the southern 215 Beltway near Gibson Road blocked the westbound left lane about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
A crash involving a bicycle and an automobile near the intersection of Decatur Boulevard and Washington Avenue is causing traffic backups Wednesday morning.
Elko County — the fourth-largest in area in the lower 48 states — has left an out-sized imprint on American commerce and culture.
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