Commerce Street is closed near Gowan Road after a person died in a single vehicle crash, North Las Vegas police said.
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If Nevada ends up designating so-called “Victory Schools” for high-poverty areas of the Silver State, there won’t be a one-size-fits all model for improving them. That’s why all Victory schools need the flexibility to create plans for improvements and using the funding, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga, said Thursday.
Clark County’s child welfare and court systems are “overtaxed and under stress” with limited resources and policies and procedures that too often result in less-than-best outcomes for children, according to a report published Thursday.
High school student teams from across the world will be competing in the FIRST® Robotics Competition Recycle Rush challenge at Cashman Field on Friday and Saturday with robots they have designed and constructed in 42 days.
According to a March 23 report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway that would link his country’s eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, crossing a narrow stretch of the Bering Sea that separates Asia and North America.
The son of a former Metro officer married to former Broadway star Pia Zadora was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday.
Clark County School District police said a phone call that caused a Summerlin elementary school to be locked down Thursday afternoon was a hoax.
An investigative report on the shooting, which went unreported to either Gov. Brian Sandoval or to the public, was sent to the state attorney general’s office Thursday.
The Boston Marathon bombing jury on Thursday viewed mockups of the twin pressure-cooker bombs that ripped through the crowd at the race’s finish line in 2013 and autopsy photos of one of the three people they killed.
A U.S. Army National Guard soldier and his cousin have been arrested on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.
An Alabama jury on Thursday recommended that a woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for having eaten chocolates spend the rest of her life in prison, a local ABC News affiliate reported.
U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl says he tried to escape his Taliban captors a dozen times, but each time he was found and brutally beaten.
UNLV President Len Jessup broke his silence Thursday on a bill that would allow permit-holders to bring concealed weapons onto Nevada college campuses.
A Michigan magistrate judge set a bond of $1 million on Thursday for a mother of two children found dead in a freezer in a Detroit apartment, after a prosecutor said that murder charges will be filed.
An apparent gas explosion caused two apartment buildings to collapse and burst into flames, and two others to catch fire, injuring at least 12 people on Thursday in New York City’s East Village neighborhood, authorities said.
Temperatures could reach 90 degrees in Las Vegas this weekend, which would be the hottest for 2015 and at least 10 degrees above average, according to the National Weather Service.
Las Vegas police said the driver of a truck that hit a teenager in the southeast valley Thursday morning has been taken into custody for felony hit-and-run.
A dozen dignitaries including three members of Nevada’s congressional delegation pitched the first shovelfuls of dirt Friday to launch construction of the state’s first Fisher House where families of wounded warriors can stay while their loved ones recover at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center.
A bill that would authorize the state Department of Education to take over underperforming schools was described Friday as a measure of last resort for institutions that have been unable to make progress in student achievement after years of effort.
Las Vegas police don’t plan to prosecute any Nevada lawmakers in connection with an alleged extortion plot aimed at Nevada Republican Assemblyman Chris Edwards.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
It’s the last of the Lakotas. Nevada Army National Guard leaders on Friday showed off their new, UH-72A Lakota helicopter, the last of 212 ordered by the Army and one of only 345 produced for the U.S. military.
By March 14, according to the Nevada parole board, 28-year-old Carlos Manuel Perez Jr.’s debt to society would have been paid. But instead of leaving High Desert State Prison a free man, he left a dead man.