Wildfire starts along Wyoming-Colorado border

A wildfire has started in the Snowy Range in southern Wyoming, forcing evacuations of several small communities and backcountry campers. The fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest began Sunday about 2 miles north of the Colorado border.

Chicago police find dismembered remains of 81-year-old woman

Police in Chicago say they’ve discovered the dismembered body of an 81-year-old woman in her home. Human remains were found in bins Sunday after a real estate agent noticed a foul odor and called police.

American gets 15 years for trying to join Islamic State group

A New York man who traveled to Turkey to join the Islamic State group said Monday he thought it would be the best way to help victimized Syrians and that he never wanted to be a fighter, as prosecutors contended.

UNLV’s Shintaro Ban prepares for US Open with dramatic finish

Recent UNLV graduate Shintaro Ban stepped to the par 5, 18th tee during last Monday’s sectional qualifying at \in San Francisco needing a birdie or better to avoid a playoff for the final qualifying spot into the U.S. Open.

2018 All-State Track Boys Team

Here is the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2018 all-state boys track and field team.

Could Aviators be the new name for Las Vegas 51s?

The Las Vegas 51s first announced plans to rebrand for next season in April. Now, one of the frontrunners appears to havebeen identified.

Social media taunts, emojis central to how gangs talk

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other sites have radically altered gang culture in Chicago. They are having a similar influence on gangs nationwide.

UNLV basketball announces Mountain West schedule

UNLV basketball announced its Mountain West schedule Monday, where the Rebels will play eight teams twice and two teams once.

Ivan Sher on Vegas’ hot luxury home market — VIDEO

Sher, who handles luxury real estate, said he has several multimillion dollar deals in escrow as the market continues to be strong. During the first 3½ months of the year, his team did more than $100 million in sales in what is heading for their best year ever.

Dennis Rodman in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has arrived in Singapore, hours before President Donald Trump is set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time.

Detroit Pistons, Dwane Casey agree to 5-year deal

A month after being fired by the Toronto Raptors, Casey agreed to a five-year deal to become head coach of the Detroit Pistons, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.

Driver killed by red-light runner in east Las Vegas

The driver of a Toyota pickup died in a Monday morning crash after another driver ran a red light in the eastern Las Vegas Valley. The other driver, Alberto Banuelos, 32, fled the scene but later called 911 and surrendered, police said.

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