Las Vegas police have used a controversial military surplus program known as “1033” to get equipment including including helicopters, remote-operated robots, tourniquets and storage containers.
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Clark County, following through on a deal made in 2008, is expected Tuesday to finalize the purchase the Metropolitan Police Department’s new headquarters complex from the owner for about $208.3 million.
A backyard propane bottle caught fire and caused $50,000 in damage to a Henderson house Sunday evening, officials say.
Metro police Sgt. Andy LeGrow leads a six-officer unit that works out of a double-wide trailer on the north side of Kyle Canyon Road, keeping the peace on Mount Charleston and surrounding communities
The Strip is famous for allowing what often isn’t allowed elsewhere — strolling with a glass drink in hand among them. It’s the one piece of real estate where oversized margarita drinks don’t raise eyebrows among pedestrians. But one indulgence might disappear from the Strip’s sidewalks in the name of public safety: drinks in glass containers.
This Labor Day weekend, the two top candidates for lieutenant governor, Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchison, were sure to cross paths as they made the campaign circuit of parades, fairs, pancake breakfasts and rib cook-offs across Nevada.
Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.
The mother of a Washington state boy who brought a gun to school that went off in his backpack and critically wounded a classmate will spend more than a year behind bars.
A natural curiosity led to disaster when two chimpanzees escaped from their northwest Las Valley Valley home two years ago, but now the surviving primate is loving her life at an Oregon sanctuary.
Two people sustained head and spinal injuries and had to be airlifted from Wheeler Pass Sunday morning following an ATV accident.
Police say an armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by.
The man who was found dead in a Henderson roadway early Saturday morning was identified Sunday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
At least one person was injured in a Sunday morning motorcycle crash in the northeast valley, Las Vegas police said.
The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday.
Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland’s subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace.
One man lost his leg in a Sunday morning crash on northbound U.S. Highway 95, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
For every casino resort idea that became reality and turned Las Vegas into a worldwide destination, there’s one that faltered before it became a reality.
Justin Brecht’s innovative approach to teaching fifth-graders at Mendoza Elementary School garnered him the title of Clark County Educator of the Year for 2013-14 in a program sponsored by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Sierra Nevada College.
Why simply watch from the sidewalk when you can play an active role in Nevada’s 150th birthday celebration? The City of Las Vegas is accepting applications for entries in a special Nevada Day parade to be held downtown on the state’s big day, Oct. 31.
Sept. 1 marks the start of the fall watering schedule at valley homes and business, with irrigation use restricted to three assigned days per week through Oct. 31.
Two former Las Vegas police SWAT officers have filed a complaint against the department asking for reimbursement after they were reassigned during backlash over the abandoned federal roundup of rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle.
While tipping is popular in Las Vegas, it’s not a good idea to tip those freeway angels who work for the Nevada Transportation Department’s Freeway Service Patrol or Incident Response Vehicle programs. They’re not allowed to accept them.
Motorists using Kyle Canyon Road will experience delays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday so that a wide, load-hauling bulldozer can transport materials for the flood diversion berm project.
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