Scientists say the three prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz in one of the most famous and elaborate prison breaks in U.S. history could have survived and made it to land.
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The U.S. and Cuba will begin taking steps to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in more than half a century. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba, some of which President Barack Obama announced at the White House on Wednesday.
Fourteen people, including the owners of a Massachusetts pharmacy, have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.
The United States will restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, a major policy shift ending decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
For the past two years, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has said that it would attract a record-breaking 40 million tourists to Southern Nevada, toppling a record that has stood since 2012. Now it’s happened
Friends of the man who was killed in a Strip shootout with a bus security officer Monday want him to be remembered differently than he is being portrayed in the media. A man claiming to be an eyewitness also contends details released by Las Vegas police are inaccurate.
Close to 2,000 students graduated received their diplomas in Tuesday’s ceremony. According to UNLV, graduated ranged in ages from 19 to 70 and came from 56 foreign countries. Eighty-two percent of the grads were local.
The TSA could target travelers for extra scrutiny based on their nationality and gender, the head of the agency said Tuesday.
A lot of plans and not enough money. That was the message running throughout Tuesday’s conversation for improving Nevada’s public schools, as stated by some of Nevada’s leading education officials and a reform-minded state lawmaker.
A top casino security officer testified Tuesday how his internal investigation led to an FBI raid on an alleged World Cup betting scheme operating out of luxury Caesars Palace villas.
Las Vegas Review-Journal filed suit Monday to force District Attorney Steve Wolfson to turn over public records in an ongoing newspaper investigation into a secretive witness payment program.
A four-vehicle crash is causing delays on the 215 Southern Beltway, west of Las Vegas Boulevard, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Las Vegas Valley VA officials will hold the second in a series of town hall meetings Thursday to air veterans’ concerns with health care and services offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Three Lake Havasu City police officers were justified when they opened fire Nov. 23, killing a Lake Havasu City man who pointed his firearm at them, the Kingman Police Department determined after an independent review of the incident.
The Nevada Board of Regents approved a $215,000 annual salary Tuesday for its new executive vice chancellor, outgoing state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has found carbon-containing compounds in samples drilled out of an ancient rock, the first definitive detection of organics on the surface of Earth’s neighbor planet, scientists said on Tuesday.
The cause of death for a woman who was injured in a June 6 car crash and died the next day was released Tuesday, six months after her death, by Las Vegas police.
Las Vegas police are looking for more victims linked to a man they believe sexually assaulted a child he took care of before school during the 2012-13 school year.
A $7.85 million advance from Congress will get the ball rolling on moving the Environmental Protection Agency’s Las Vegas labs and offices into new quarters at the Harry Reid UNLV Technology and Research Park, according to the U.S. senator whose name is on the sign.
Prosecutors said Tuesday that they expect to add new charges to the long list of allegations against three people accused of videotaping sexual abuse of at least eight children.
The TSA introduced four specially trained dogs to sniff passengers for residue or odors from explosive devices Tuesday at McCarran International Airport.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously picked Glenn Trowbridge to fill the Assembly District 37 seat vacated by Wesley Duncan.
The New York premiere of “The Interview,” a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled and a source said one theater chain had scrapped plans to show it.
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