About 382 million years before Las Vegas sports books perfected the prop bet, a meteor crashed down on what is now Nevada, leaving behind a bowl-shaped crater nearly large enough to swallow Clark County.
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The long skeleton was found in 2006 by some local farmers digging for a fishpond in Qijiang city in China’s southwestern Chongqing province.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt met with Gov. Brian Sandoval to discuss a lawsuit Nevada joined with 25 other states to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration and decided to continue with the legal action, the attorney general’s office said Friday.
Given the project code name, EXACTO, it aims to create the first small caliber bullet that could steer itself.
A man is in critical condition after Las Vegas police said a woman’s ex-boyfriend stabbed her current boyfriend and then stole a car from the couple.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not make a third run for president, he told supporters on a Friday morning call, saying he believes it’s “best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity” to become the nominee.
Slick roads and crashes throughout the Las Vegas Valley made for congested morning commutes Friday.
Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two men were run over, one fatally, Thursday in Compton, California, authorities said Friday.
If you’re looking for the epicenter of the Las Vegas Valley’s housing earthquake, consider the 5-mile stretch of the 215 Beltway from Rainbow Boulevard to Tropicana Avenue that real estate locals call “the curve.”
Republican Assemblyman Chris Edwards confirmed Saturday that Las Vegas police are investigating allegations of attempted extortion in exchange for his vote for Assembly speaker.
A Clark County jury convicted a 31-year-old woman of first-degree murder Friday, rejecting her insanity defense in the brutal slaying of a man inside a northeast valley apartment last year.
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The Clark County district attorney’s office said Thursday it will not prosecute a former Bullhead City, Ariz. police sergeant for an alleged sexual assault in Laughlin last October. The announcement came at a Laughlin Justice Court arraignment hearing for Jesse Hoag, 37.
A pair of Southern Nevada veterans with physical disabilities got their first time in the water Thursday with the Dive Pirates Foundation.
Henderson police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who robbed a casino sportsbook Wednesday night.
Payday will come a day late for some North Las Vegas employees. A Bank of America processing error caused a delay with paychecks for municipal employees, said city spokesman Mitch Fox.
Nevada households earned poor marks in everything from subprime credit scores to financial assets in a nationwide study released Thursday.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Thursday that his proposed business license fee to raise $438 million to fund much of his public education agenda would mean lower tax collections than under the many other tax proposals debated in Nevada over the past dozen years.
A smartphone application designed by a Las Vegas company will soon be available for customers to hail taxis the same way people request rides from Uber.
Analysts at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday completed a safety review that gives Yucca Mountain generally positive marks, but stops short of recommending it be granted a license to operate as a nuclear waste site.
U.S. Sen. John McCain had a blunt message for demonstrators chanting for the arrest of Henry Kissinger at a Senate Armed Forces Committee hearing on Thursday: “Get out of here, you low-life scum.”
A transfer of the Nevada Division of Forestry fire station on Mount Charleston to the control of Clark County is on track to be completed by June 30, but the two legislators who represent the area questioned whether the county will be ready by then.
One person died and six people were injured after a fire scorched a San Francisco building on Wednesday night, officials said.