The two robbers found the three residents asleep and one of them forced the 80-year-old man from one room to another to open a safe holding cash and valuables, the release said.
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Edison “Ed” Vogel, a member of the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame and recently retired state capitol bureau chief for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, died at his home at Minden Sunday. Vogel, 66, had covered the Nevada Legislature every session from 1985 until his retirement last year, and was an authority on state government.
The male great horned owl greeted visitors from his perch high in an Austrian pine, where he kept a constant watch on his mate as she nested in a nearby poplar. They are the perennial guests of Muffy and David Vhay, Deer Run’s proprietors and patron saints.
Nevada’s first legal marijuana dispensaries can’t open yet because a state advisory committee hasn’t figured out what pesticides growers will be allowed to use on plants.
America’s National Parks saw record-breaking visitation in 2014, part of an upward trend that even found its way to one of the system’s quietest corners: Nevada’s own Great Basin National Park.
Motorists who use Flamingo Road should brace themselves. A $40.3 million overhaul of 14 miles of Flamingo begins next month and people driving one of the city’s primary east-west routes will see the number of traffic lanes reduced and work zones in place through October 2016.
A Kingman, Ariz., man was convicted Friday in the beating death of his roommate.
John Moore won a seat in the Assembly in November despite doing little campaigning, less fundraising, and having an outstanding arrest warrant for a traffic offense on file at the City of Las Vegas.
A private landowner has closed off access to a narrow slot canyon beloved by hikers at the northwestern edge of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Though its sponsors insist it wasn’t their intent, a Nevada lands bill pending in Congress could throw up another roadblock to a Yucca Mountain Project.
While receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award, nuclear pioneer Troy Wade warned “new and dangerous regimes have risen that now possess nuclear weapons” and encouraged the United States to must remain diligent and steadfast in “its opposition to nuclear proliferation.”
Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort is flourishing thanks to an unorthodox strategy to turn once-or-twice-a-year skiers into season-ticket holders. The resort is ahead of last year’s revenue totals despite having to close its tubing hill this week as a result of warm weather.
A Fort Mohave man has been arrested in the death of his girlfriend’s baby in Las Vegas.
Nevada’s credit rating remains strong as reaffirmed by the three major credit rating agencies
The widow of a 72-year-old man who died last year has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Las Vegas urologist who treated him.
Solar power development brought 3,500 new jobs to Nevada in 2014, a 146 percent increase over 2013.
Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch says it is unlikely she would reverse a landmark Department of Justice opinion that opened the door to legalized Internet gambling and also sparked a backlash against it.
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former President George W. Bush and several potential GOP presidential candidates are set to address an April meeting in Las Vegas of the Republican Jewish Coalition — a must-stop venue for Republican politicians with White House hopes.
A Las Vegas motorist wonders why he’s not allowed to make a right turn on a red light when there are two right-turn lanes.
Almost two dozen Democrats are planning to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next month. But Rep. Dina Titus said she plans to be there.
In Nevada it’s perfectly legal to pull out your checkbook only after you see who wins.
The odds are good even the most perceptive bookmaker didn’t see this turnaround coming: U.S. Sen. John McCain speaking out in favor of expanding legalized sports betting in America.
United Airlines will outsource about 1,150 positions at Reno and 15 other airports across the country, but reached tentative agreements with its union to keep another 800 jobs in-house that also had been under scrutiny, a company spokesman said Friday.