Lucy Flores has run 26.2-mile marathons five times.
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The National Park Service is reopening a popular road closed by flooding and some hiking trails closed by summer heat at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Six brokers filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Clark County District Court, seeking class-action status for their claim that the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange and its website contractor, Xerox, have failed to pay commissions on coverage they sold through the exchange’s Nevada Health Link website.
More than a year after the Carpenter 1 fire, three popular hiking trails remain closed on Mount Charleston, and two of them are likely to stay that way for a while.
Authorities said a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor in the head in northwestern Arizona.
RENO, Nev. — Local activists and leaders of the NAACP in Nevada joined the call on Monday for the immediate arrest of a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old Missouri man more than two weeks ago, triggering raucous street protests and police patrols in the St. Louis suburb.
The road leading down to Lake Mohave through Eldorado Canyon has been closed since Aug. 4, but the National Park Service is struggling to keep visitors off the flood-damaged route south of Boulder City.
A lucrative contract to operate some of the most iconic lodging and food locations at the Grand Canyon has been reopened for bidding in a process that will bring changes affecting the millions of people who visit the landmark each year.
Three hundred miles from the glare of Las Vegas, Great Basin National Park is hard at work on plans to capitalize on its famously dark nights by playing host to a permanent research telescope.
Bill Dickinson, the superintendent for Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is part of a growing movement to curb light pollution and preserve the night sky for dark-loving animals and stargazing people alike.
Four people have been arrested in what Phoenix police are calling a retail-theft scheme involving Lego toys.
A status hearing has been postponed for a 24-year-old man accused of killing and dismembering several dogs, leaving a gruesome scene in a Northern Nevada motel room.
Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 36-year-old Lake Tahoe man on drug charges after they found nearly 300 pounds of marijuana trimmings at his home on the south shore.
The National Park Service is closing several hiking trails at Lake Mead National Recreation Area after a rash of heat-related medical emergencies and deaths.
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.
A Northern Nevada wilderness and development bill left for dead earlier this year is getting new life in Congress.
Nevada Power has amended its general rate increase request in a filing Friday with the state Public Utilities Commission, raising the revenue requirement to $37.8 million from the $20.8 million sought originally May 2.
For the second time in two months, Washoe County sheriff’s deputies have had to rescue one of the boats they use for search and rescues at Lake Tahoe.
Authorities in a small Southern Utah town are still trying to figure out why a former Las Vegas developer went to his neighbor’s house with a gun and ended up shot dead last week.
KINGMAN, Ariz. — Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Chief Darrell Raburn, 64, died Monday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. — A man died Saturday in Fort Mohave after being shot in the chest, Mohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan said.
A life prison term was imposed Thursday for a man who killed and dismembered a house guest in Kingman, Ariz., in November 2011.
Many farmers and residents in southern Utah will no longer be able to use water from the Virgin River because of ongoing drought conditions that have greatly diminished water levels in the river and its tributaries.