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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Pursuit of a wanted man led to a fatal traffic accident in Kingman Tuesday.
In a relay race starting Thursday, a baton with name of Search and rescue officer David VanBuskirk, who fell to his death nine months ago, will pass through 126 pairs of hands over nearly 450 miles to a law enforcement memorial in Carson City.
Kingman, Ariz., police are trying to determine why an elderly man killed himself after causing a minor traffic accident Tuesday.
A Las Vegas attorney who is suing the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange has made public documents that could shed light on some of the exchange’s website troubles.
Officials from nine Western states say it’s time they take control of federal lands within their borders.
A Henderson man died after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle in northwest Arizona Friday.
A Utah woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home.
A northwest Arizona man was sentenced Monday to 626½ years in prison for sex crimes involving children.
A Utah teenager was killed during a rock climbing fall in northern Arizona Sunday.
A top Mormon leader reiterated the church’s opposition to gay marriage Saturday during the church’s biannual general conference in Salt Lake City.
A looming federal roundup of cattle in Clark County has become a rallying cry for Iron County, Utah, officials who want the BLM to deal with an out-of-control wild horse population.
When the first of Cliven Bundy’s cows is removed from federal land 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, conservationists like Terri Robertson will have reason to celebrate. The issue hits home for her. Besides a lifelong connection to the area, Robertson also happens to be Bundy’s cousin.
Nevadans flocked to the state’s online health insurance exchange ahead of a midnight Monday enrollment deadline to at least begin the signup process. At midday, exchange officials said as many as 5,700 individual users were accessing the website at one time.
Home builder Jim Rhodes has left his hammer in Las Vegas and taken up farming on portions of his holdings in northwest Arizona.
The top issues the state’s two senators and four members of Congress deal with involve veterans, immigration, housing and Social Security. But anything can come up.
Bureau of Land Management officials in Nevada won’t say how much it might cost to round up so-called “trespass cattle” from federal land 80 miles north of Las Vegas, but at least $1 million is a pretty safe bet.
Consider the plight of the West’s wild horses long enough, and at some point you’ll probably find yourself asking the question: Should the animals be protected, left to roam without rules, or removed from the range?
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said Tuesday he will pay back his campaign more than $16,000 that was spent in 2013 to buy holiday gifts made by his granddaughter and in turn given to donors and staff.
Changes to the way Nevada handles people referred for psychiatric evaluations may lessen valley emergency room crowding caused by the mentally ill and also help law enforcement better handle encounters with this population, members of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Council said Monday.
Almost two decades after California became the first state to legalize medicinal marijuana, the policy winds are shifting again in the Golden State.
“Home means the sage and the pines.
Several Southern Nevada emergency rooms slammed by high numbers of mentally ill patients seeking treatment closed to ambulances in February. Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Council will meet Monday and Tuesday in Las Vegas and hear progress reports from some of the groups working toward solutions.