Lake Havasu City police reported the discovery of human remains believed to be those of a missing local resident. Richard Scartozzi, 76, who suffers from dementia, was reported missing after he was last seen Nov. 1.
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An air tanker fighting a wildfire on the edge of Yosemite National Park in Northern California smashed into a steep canyon wall Tuesday, killing the pilot who was believed to be the only person aboard, officials said.
A man was found dead Sunday after going missing during a hike in Zion National Park, the National Park Service announced.
The House passed a collection of Northern Nevada land bills on Monday that would create nearly 73,500 acres of new wilderness in the state while making more than 23,000 acres available for economic development in a rural counties.
A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, at a Reno museum earlier this month.
RENO — A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week’s National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones.
As the northern part of the Silver State recently landed its second major economic development project this year, a bold question has been lingering in Southern Nevada: Did the south get a fair shake?
The Clark County legal community was stunned last month to learn that the district attorney’s office has for decades quietly paid rent and other expenses for some witnesses in criminal cases, a practice not divulged to defense attorneys.
A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman’s young son and nanny nine years ago has been paroled to Las Vegas, Montana prison officials said Thursday.
For the first time in decades, Southern Nevada businesses and public agencies are getting a chance to buy cheap hydropower from Hoover Dam.
It will be several weeks before the portion of Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas that was devastated by floods is back up and running at full speed, Nevada Department of Transportation officials said Tuesday.
The University of Nevada, Reno made the top 200 colleges and universities in the nation, according to the annual survey conducted by U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday.
The National Park Service announced Monday that Zabriskie Point, in California 120 miles west of Las Vegas, will be closed through March 31 as contractors restore or rebuild unstable support walls and improve the overall safety conditions.
A UNLV research center on Tuesday issued a “more realistic” analysis of the impact of a proposed 2 percent state margins tax on business but still concluded it could create thousands of new jobs.
The lawyer for a man declared dead two decades ago, only to resurface as the suspect in the 2010 murder of a Las Vegas woman and her daughter, does not deny that her client killed the two but said Wednesday that he’s being tried in the wrong court.
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.