Around 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaida suspects, escaped during clashes at a jail in central Yemen on Tuesday, officials said.
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A Georgia law firm says the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas owes it $3.4 million — money a partner improperly transferred from the firm’s accounts in 2012 for gambling there. The firm, Morris Schneider Wittstadt, recently made the allegation in a federal lawsuit filed in Las Vegas.
With the valley’s triple-digit heat streak expected to stretch through Fourth of July weekend, Southern Nevada officials are reminding everyone that fireworks are illegal on public lands and should be handled with caution where their use is permitted.
Freedom was short-lived for Glenn Ford, a Louisiana man who was exonerated last year after serving 30 years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. He died from stage 4 lung cancer this week, 15 months after his release from prison.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in finding three men and one woman in connection with a May shooting in a southeast valley parking lot.
A 55-year-old prisoner’s death is being investigated as a suicide, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. Quentin Hendricks died at Humbolt General Hospital in Winnemucca on Monday.
Culinary Local 226 and Ultimate Fighting Championship are mixing it up again, and this time the Clark County Government Center has become the Octagon.
An injunction against Nevada’s version of the Adam Walsh Act, a sex offender registration plan passed in 2007 but never enacted, was debated before the Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday morning.
State officials said Tuesday that while the U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider Nevada’s appeal in a lawsuit filed by San Francisco over busing indigent psychiatric patients, the high court did agree to consider another case raising the same legal arguments that will have bearing on the ultimate outcome.
It was originally built to defend an empire, but now parts of the Great Wall of China are crumbling so badly they need someone to leap to their defense.
A nurse at the jail where Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes was held after killing 12 moviegoers told his murder trial on Tuesday she saw him acting bizarrely behind bars, including smearing feces on himself, licking walls and eating paper.
The white supremacist Ku Klux Klan has received approval from South Carolina officials to hold a pro-Confederate flag rally at the state capitol, a newspaper reported on Monday, less than two weeks after a white man shot dead nine people in a black church.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill eliminating the state’s personal beliefs exemption for school vaccine requirements — legislation that was prompted by a measles outbreak at Disneyland linked to low vaccination rates.
People who try to sneak their pets into restaurants, airplanes and other public places by claiming they are specially trained service animals could face 60 days in jail under a Florida law taking effect on Wednesday.
Italy’s navy said on Tuesday it had retrieved the first bodies from the wreck of a boat that sank in the Mediterranean three months ago, killing up to 800 migrants attempting to cross from Libya to Europe.
A judge heard testimony Tuesday but did not decide on the punishment for a former Clark County School District official who admitted stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the district.
Dinosaur tracks in the Moab area were found vandalized and suspects have been identified, officials confirmed Monday.
FBI agents have arrested a Las Vegas man on a charge of making threats against President Barack Obama.
Big changes lie ahead for Southern Nevada’s taxi industry as the Nevada Taxicab Authority gears to implement a series of changes approved in the 2015 legislative session.
One person was killed and three people were hurt in a single-vehicle traffic accident in northwest Arizona Tuesday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled details of a long-awaited proposal that would make nearly 5 million more U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay, but many businesses say it would force them to cut hours and wages.
One dog was killed and three people were taken to a hospital after a lightning strike 500 feet below the summit of Mount Bierstadt late Sunday morning.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his 2016 presidential run on Tuesday, vowing to bridge the partisan divide in Washington with blunt talk and a willingness to tackle tough issues.
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