South Carolinian claims $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot

The mystery surrounding the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from October is partly over as lottery officials announced Monday that a South Carolina resident had stepped forward to claim the prize but elected to remain anonymous.

Utah college offering 2 new nursing programs in Las Vegas

Nightingale College said in a Monday news release that classes will begin May 6 for a 32-month, pre-licensure nursing program and a yearlong online, post-licensure program designed for those already working as registered nurses.

PART 7: How Southern Nevada puts water away for a not-so-rainy day

Las Vegas Valley water managers opened the community’s first water savings account 20 years ago, literally banking on the day thevalley could no longer live on its Colorado River allotment alone.

California man arrested in deadly 2018 spa explosion

A California man was arrested in a spa explosion that killed his ex-girlfriend last year after authorities painstakingly analyzed remnants of a bomb they traced to the suspect, his home and car, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Nevada to follow California in suit over abortion rule

California and several other Democratic-led states announced they were challenging the Trump administration’s effort to set up obstacles for women seeking abortions, including barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers.

Court saves sperm of deceased West Point cadet for family

The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident raced the clock to get a judge’s permission to retrieve his sperm for “the possibility of preserving some piece of our child that might live on.”

Las Vegas-area residents sought to host Up with People cast

The international cast of Up with People will be in Las Vegas and Henderson March 11-18 as part of the group’s world tour, and local families are needed to house the U.S. and international students who are part of the 100-member cast.

Hickenlooper, former Colorado governor, running for president

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said on Monday he’s running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who’s used to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically divided state.

Man found dead in Nye County desert

A man was found dead Friday in a patch of open desert about 85 miles northwest of Las Vegas, and the Nye County Sheriff’s Office is investigating his death as a homicide.

Mint 400 returns to Las Vegas this week

Get ready, race fans! Known as “The Great American Off-Road Race,” the iconic Mint 400 is returning to Las Vegas this week.

RJ Sports department wins national awards

The Las Vegas Review-Journal was named among the best Sports sections in the country in both digital and print during the 2018 Associated Press Sports Editors contest, it was announced last week.

North Las Vegas man ID’d as victim of Sunday crash

Manuel Kanakaokai Kepilino, 52, died of multiple blunt force injuries when the 1964 Volkswagen Beetle he was driving collided a 2013 Hyundai Tucson near South Decatur Boulevard and West Sahara Avenue.

Trump welcomes North Dakota football champs with fast food feast

The smell of burgers and fries wafted through the State Dining Room as President Donald Trump celebrated the championship football players from North Dakota State on Monday with fast food, like he did when he honored the national champion Clemson Tigers.

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