The impact of drought on the Colorado River is so severe you can see the weight of it from space. Actually what you can see is the absence of weight.
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A bill that passed the U.S. House on Wednesday seeks to bolster counselors who work with runaways and homeless young people.
An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board.
The deadline for land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments in Las Vegas ended Wednesday with a last-minute frenzy of late comers eager to beat the 3 p.m. deadline.
The Animal Foundation wants you to commemorate “Mutt Week” by adopting a dog and is offering a one-week discount beginning Thursday.
Arizona officials say a murderer who was sentenced to death has died nearly two hours after his execution started.
A Las Vegas man was sentenced to almost 13 years in prison and five years of supervised release Wednesday after pleading guilty to illegal firearm and cocaine possession charges, the Nevada U.S. attorney’s office said.
Northbound Interstate 15 near Speedway Boulevard has reopened after a vehicle fire shut it down Wednesday afternoon, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer after the Boston Marathon bombing allegedly told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, “my best friend was the bomber.”
Thunderstorms are expected to drop up to half an inch of rain Wednesday on the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history, but that won’t be enough to extinguish the flames. The wildfire stands at more than 250,000 acres.
Nevada GOP attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt on Wednesday pledged not to accept political gifts if elected and criticized his Democratic opponent, Ross Miller, for taking more than $70,000 in gifts while in office.
A district judge ordered Las Vegas police and the closed Club Paradise on Wednesday to work out differences that will allow the longtime topless club to obtain readable copies of key computer evidence seized in a June 6 raid.
Jason “Blu” Griffith was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for choking to death “Fantasy” dancer Debbie Flores Narvaez on Dec. 12, 2010, after their year-long on-again, off-again tumultuous relationship.
Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate is wasting little time in advancing President Barack Obama’s pick to head the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.
A proposal that could have cleared the way for Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen to seek a third term, and protect him from a lawsuit seeking his ouster, was rejected.
Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine’s restive east as fighting flared.
The Nye County sheriff’s office arrested a Las Vegas man Wednesday morning in a child pornography investigation.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the woman who died Monday night in the southwest valley after being struck by a car.
Saying “not all Joes are cut from the same cloth,” Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and promoted his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray at a raucous rally in Henderson. Earlier Wednesday, Biden told attendees at the annual NAACP conference in Las Vegas that it’s time to reverse the trend of states enacting new and restrictive laws that will make it difficult for people to vote.
At least 200 residents near East Charleston Boulevard and South Main Street are without power Monday morning, according to NV Energy’s website.
A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.
Nevadans will celebrate 150 years of statehood on Oct. 31, but residents of a small town near the state’s eastern border are getting two sesquicentennials in one year.