A two-classroom portable building at an east valley elementary school was heavily damaged by a fire Saturday night, according to the Las Vegas Fire Department.
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An Arizona sheriff who has often clashed with the federal government over the enforcement of immigration laws has filed a lawsuit to stop new policies announced by President Barack Obama.
A community advisory committee is recommending a new $650 million water project — and a rate hike to pay for it — to secure the Las Vegas Valley’s water supply even under a worst case scenario at Lake Mead.
Election officials in Washoe County are going forward with a recount in an Assembly race after a judge rejected a legal challenge by incumbent Republican Randy Kirner.
A New York City officer shot and killed an unarmed man in a dimly lit stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project in what may have been an accidental discharge of his weapon, the police commissioner said on Friday.
A Clark County court hearing slated for Friday involving the ride-sharing company Uber has been canceled, as the Nevada Supreme Court decides which judge should preside over the case.
Prosecutors made preparations to announce the eventual decision by a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, on whether to charge a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager.
Deeds to two dozen of the 750 homes in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect in southwest Utah that have been tied up for nine years in state-run trust have been handed over to families.
Darwin Colby, the last remaining worker from the Hoover Dam project identified by museum records, died last week, closing the book on a legacy written more than 80 years ago by thousands of men desperate to make a living during the Great Depression.
A dining table that can extend, extra folding chairs to seat more guests — it’s the time of year when flexible furniture can save a big family meal. We asked the pros for their top five pieces of furniture advice for holiday hosting.
A Nevada inmate serving a life sentence for murder convictions in the 1970s died on Tuesday, Nevada Department of Corrections announced on Friday.
President Barack Obama, who visited Las Vegas today, was greeted by protesters and supporters of his immigration reform plan.
A campaign ad for District Judge Doug Smith, who was re-elected Nov. 4, indicated he was endorsed by five state agencies. But those agencies did not endorse him and, in fact, do not make political endorsements.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
The first of several packages mailed by a man who shot three people at a Florida State University library was delivered in Texas, a law enforcement official said Friday.
Las Vegas police have arrested a man in connection with a northeast valley homicide in early November.
All southbound lanes on Interstate 15 have reopened, but the Lake Mead exit is blocked after a single-vehicle rollover Friday morning, according Regional Transportation Commission.
A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.
President Barack Obama said he returned to Las Vegas Friday, two years after promising comprehensive immigration reform here, to show he “will never give up” and still wants Congress to pass a bill even after he took executive action to protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
President Barack Obama’s appearance at Del Sol High School today promises to be attended by some of the Democratic elected officials who worked so hard to avoid him in recent months. They’ll be the ones having trouble making eye contact.
A Southern California firefighter who co-wrote a book about courage in the line of duty has been arrested along with his alleged mistress in the murder of the woman’s husband, who was shot to death at a rail yard in August, police say.
Utah would restore the practice of killing condemned inmates by firing squad under a bill advancing in the state legislature, amid growing nationwide concerns about botched executions using the more common method of lethal injection.