As a season of motorcycle rallies across the country begins this Memorial Day weekend, the outbreak of violence at biker gatherings has put notorious clubs under intense public scrutiny.
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Two wounded people are expected to survive after an east valley shooting late Friday night, Las Vegas police said. Officers and medical personnel were called about 11:50 p.m. to the 2800 block of Cedar Ave., near the intersection of Eastern Avenue and U.S Highway 95.
A 14-year-old Dallas girl was sentenced by a juvenile court judge on Friday to 40 years in custody, the maximum punishment available, after admitting to drowning an infant in January, court officials said.
An Idaho couple whose 5-year-old child accidentally shot and killed a young playmate will see child injury charges dismissed provided they craft and present a course for families on the dangers of firearms, a state court clerk said.
Metro volunteers, church leaders and even McGruff the Crime Dog responded to the call to entertain and inform south Las Vegas residents about the community resources available to them. Dozens gathered Friday at the Community Resource Fair and Block Party at the Twain and Swenson Plaza, near Flamingo and Paradise roads.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leaders introduced a new $15 million initiative late Friday designed to ease Nevada’s teacher shortage.The two-pronged program sets aside $5 million for the Teach Nevada Scholarship Fund and provides new teacher bonuses.
Somerset Academy apologized Friday to a 12-year-old student who had been denied the use of a Bible verse in a school project in February. Sixth-grader Mackenzie Fraiser had originally been told by a teacher at the North Las Vegas public charter school that she couldn’t use the John 3:16 verse in a PowerPoint presentation
The chairman of solar panel firm Hanergy lost $15 billion on Wednesday when shares in the company plummeted 47% in Hong Kong trading — in about an hour. The company saw $18.6 billion wiped off its market value.
U.S. Justice Department investigators have identified criminal wrongdoing in General Motors Co’s failure to disclose a defective ignition switch, and they are negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, the New York Times reported on Friday.
A man who was killed in a plane crash Sunday evening in Laughlin was identified Friday by the Clark County coroner’s office. He was 72-year-old James Walker, of Avondale, Ariz., the coroner’s office said Friday afternoon.
Even after an ACLU report this week calling for reforms, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is remaining silent on an issue he has promised to look into: why the state is granting parole to inmates, but not letting them out.
The future of this year’s graduating class will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’ — the U.S. has been at war for the majority of their lives.
A Las Vegas judge ruled Friday that she has jurisdiction over Sands China Ltd. in a wrongful termination case filed by the company’s former president and CEO. The case was filed by Steven Jacobs shortly after he was fired in 2010.
A Maryland mother was found early on Friday pushing her dead 3-year-old boy on a park swing, authorities said.
The assailant — or assailants — who set the mansion on fire and killed residents Savvas Savopolous, his wife Amy, their 10-year-old son Philip and the family’s housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, got away with $40,000.
A man charged with murdering a Southern California family of four has obtained defense attorneys after seeking to represent himself, and a judge on Friday postponed a court hearing where prosecutors will present their evidence.
A man was arrested in connection with a body found in an apartment Thursday night.
One person was hospitalized Friday afternoon with critical injuries after a hang glider crash, the Las Vegas Fire Department said.
Suspended attorney Barry Levinson, who has more Nevada bar complaints against him than any other lawyer, was ordered Friday to spend serious time in federal prison.
The State Department released Friday its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
Authorities will release findings on Friday from an investigation into an April 2014 bus crash in Northern California that killed 10 people, including five high school students on a college recruitment trip.
A strike closed the Eiffel Tower for most of Friday as staff demanded more help to deal with pickpockets operating around the Paris landmark, tower officials and unions said.
Texas law enforcement officials are investigating what they say are new threats against officers from biker gangs in the wake of a recent shootout in Waco.