When Nevada inherited the closed Beatty nuclear waste dump in 1997, it accepted $9 million from the firm that operated it. After a frightening fiery accident last year, the cost of a retrofit is likely to be far in excess of that.
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The family of one of Jared Fogle’s victims in the child pornography case that led to the former Subway pitchman’s imprisonment is dropping their lawsuit against him.
Las Vegas police are investigating a crash near the Rio that left one man dead Friday morning.
Police have located a 4-year-old girl who went missing in North Las Vegas Thursday night.
Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the IS-held city of Mosul.
On Wednesday, the British government announced that it would posthumously pardon gay and bisexual men who had been convicted of “gross indecency.” Dubbing it the “Alan Turing law,” the pardons would be achieved through an amendment to a bill that originally criminalized homosexuality.
Actor Charlie Sheen, who played the bespectacled Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn in the movie “Major League,” has offered to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before one of this year’s World Series games.
The Black Panthers emerged 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality and protecting the right of a downtrodden people to determine their own future.
Nearly 900 Clark County School District student musicians in grades 6-12 gathered at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday in an attempt to set a new world record for the largest amount of mariachis performing.
If county voters approve measure on Nov. 8, the roughly $3 billion generated would help pay for nearly 200 transportation projects.