The internal politics of the Police Protective Association, usually locked away in the police union’s backroom, is spilling into the public with the battle over the ouster of Executive Director Chris Collins.
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A man recently convicted of murder overpowered an Illinois correctional officer early Wednesday morning, took his keys and uniform, then fled the jail in the officer’s vehicle, a local sheriff’s office said.
Derek Stevens, owner of the D Las Vegas, attended the University of Michigan, so why is he betting on Michigan State to win the NCAA Tournament? He has a million reasons.
Nevada Republicans are a lot like the Donner Party; without someone as juicy as Harry Reid to pick on, they wind up eating their own.
The guilty plea by Robert Wolfe, a cooperating witness in an investigation targeting local doctors for illegally distributing painkillers, came in a still-sealed criminal case.
Plenty of people might run for retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s Senate seat, but not former U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., or the senator’s son, Rory Reid.
The High Roller — Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s observation wheel at the center of the Strip — marked its one-year anniversary Tuesday evening with company officials calling the attraction a success despite the attraction falling below the original ridership projections.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson now has to decide if he wants Mike Pence’s headache. The Arkansas House on Tuesday approved a religious freedom measure that mirrors the one Pence signed into law in Indiana — sparking outrage from businesses, sports organizations and popular culture figures who said it opened the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.
After only a few months in Las Vegas, Karen Furlough stole at least $230,000 from Delores Hale, and possibly upward of $145,000 more, in what prosecutor J.P. Raman called a swift and extreme case of elderly exploitation.
Two men and a juvenile were arrested after robbing a southeast valley auto parts store on Monday, Henderson police said.
Las Vegas police responded to a stabbing on Las Vegas Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the High Hat Regency Motel, 1300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, across the street from A Little White Wedding Chapel and south of Charleston Boulevard.
A hang gliding instructor killed along with an 11-year-old boy in a crash near Jean on Friday did not have a permit to operate on the federal land where the aircraft went down, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
It might sound like a really old wives’ tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.
A suspect who sparked a massive arson fire last year that gutted a multi-story apartment complex under construction in Los Angeles was captured on surveillance tape reviewed by authorities, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday.
The family of Clemson student Tucker Hipps filed a lawsuit of wrongful death in the excess of $25 million against the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Clemson University and several individuals after Hipps fell to his death during a fraternity pledge run.
Two gunmen who took a prosecutor hostage in Istanbul on Tuesday were killed in a shootout with police after a standoff that lasted for hours.
A 17-year-old Connecticut boy who admitted nearly a year ago that he stabbed a female classmate to death hours before their junior prom pleaded not guilty due to insanity on Tuesday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday published plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025, part of a strategy to generate momentum for a global agreement later this year on combating climate change.
A gunman walked into a medical office in Fresno, California, and opened fire on Tuesday, killing a woman believed to be his wife or girlfriend before shooting himself to death in a murder-suicide, police said.
Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital has won back accreditation by a national organization lost in 2013 following allegations of patient dumping.
An official with the Department of Veterans Affairs who drew the ire of two Nevada members of Congress is departing as director of the Reno regional benefits office, the department confirmed Tuesday.
A cellphone found at the Germanwings Flight 9525 crash site contains a video revealing the sounds of passengers screaming in the moments before the March 24 crash, the French magazine Paris Match and the German tabloid newspaper Bild reported, citing a source close to the investigation.
A man with an “intellectual disability,” who had faced the death penalty for more than six years, was sentenced Tuesday to 14 to 40 years in prison in connection with a 2008 fatal shooting.