A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school’s famed basketball arena.
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A Henderson resident killed in a helicopter accident in the Grand Canyon had exited the aircraft he was piloting when it rolled and fatally injured him in northwest Arizona May 18, according to an NTSB report.
The Western Governors’ Association has selected Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval as its new chairman.
WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Richard Boulware of Las Vegas to become U.S. District judge, restocking a federal bench in Nevada that was shorthanded for more than three years.
A man drove from North Carolina to Arizona to turn himself in for a homicide he committed in 1997, according to Bullhead City, Ariz., police.
A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Friday in Kingman, Ariz., about 100 miles southeast of Las Vegas.
The Sierra Nevada town of Truckee has voted to raise its local sales tax by one-fourth of 1 percent next spring to raise $10 million over the next 10 years to improve its biking and hiking trails.
Mohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan, the top law enforcement official in northwest Arizona, is turning in his badge.
Wildlife officials plan to rid the Virgin River of an invasive fish in an effort to save an endangered minnow.
Jean Bishop, a constable in Mohave County, Ariz., has been appointed to a vacancy created by the May 19 death of District 4 county Supervisor Joy Brotherton.
A Kingman, Ariz., man has was convicted Thursday in the murder and dismemberment of a temporary house guest in November 2011.
“We’re going to keep going until the public insists that the BLM does the right thing,” said Gerber, 72.
A wildfire burning in a scenic Arizona canyon is expected to nearly triple in size as crews scramble to get the upper hand in less rugged terrain.
A 26-year-old man who was convicted earlier this week in a Nevada crime spree has been charged with aggravated murder in the 2011 shooting deaths of a retired Utah couple.
Former prominent Las Vegas developer Jim Rhodes has initiated a proposed land exchange with the Bureau of Land Management to consolidate property he intends to farm in northwest Arizona.
A man who authorities say went on a crime rampage that spanned two states and left a Utah couple dead has been sentenced to up to 56 years in Nevada for a kidnapping, robbery and botched carjacking at a casino.
KINGMAN, Ariz. — Mohave County Supervisor Joy Brotherton died at her home in Kingman Monday. A spokeswoman for the family, Barbara Ricca, said Brotherton, 75, died of a “serious, undisclosed illness.”
A Utah teenager died in a single-vehicle crash late Saturday in a rural area of northern Arizona.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a national group cannot defend Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage after the state attorney general refused to do so, paving the way for a ruling on the voter-approved ban that could come at any time.
KINGMAN, Ariz. — A man wanted in connection with an April 16 homicide in northern California was arrested Monday in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., chatted with constituents on a bus trip Tuesday morning as part of his “Commuting with the Congressman” program.
The director of the Bureau of Land Management said Monday that lawbreakers will be “held accountable” as the agency pursues a new plan to enforce court orders against Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy for illegally grazing cattle on public land.
The Bureau of Land Management has begun an investigation that could lead to charges against nearly 50 people who rode ATVs on an off-limits trail last weekend in Utah to show their displeasure with the federal government.