Ohio teen tells Senate why he defied his mom to get vaccinated

An Ohio teen defied his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 — and told Congress on Tuesday that it’s crucial to counter fraudulent claims on social media that scare parents.

North Las Vegas cracks down on distracted driving

North Las Vegas police officers made hundreds of traffic stops and issued nearly 400 citations in February during its fifth annual campaign to cut down on distracted driving.

Meeting scheduled on Raiders lease, but no vote ready yet

A special meeting has been scheduled Wednesday for the Coliseum Authority, but it is not the one many anticipated, as the group will meet in closed session to discuss a potential Raiders lease that is not yet ready for a vote.

Man free of HIV infection after stem cell transplant

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the “Berlin patient,” doctors reported.

Oregon man survived off taco sauce while trapped in snow storm

An Oregon man who was rescued after five days stuck in deep snow with his dog is deeply grateful to his rescuers and embarrassed to have caused so much trouble, his aunt told The Associated Press on Monday.

Man finds father’s body in Alabama tornado wreckage

Picking through the twisted debris that had been her Alabama mobile home, Carol Dean found her wedding dress and a Father’s Day note to her husband reading, “Daddy, I love you to pieces.” But the storm took the 53-year-old husband and father.

UNLV students vying to win Regal Films Contest

UNLV student filmmakers Nicolle Petersen and Lily Campisi are on the verge of blanketing movie screens in ways never achieved by any blockbuster — not even the ones starring superheroes, Jedis or sparkly vampires.

Rain, wind in Las Vegas Valley forecast

Rain and a drop in temperatures are in the forecast for the Las Vegas Valley during the second half of the week, according to the National Weather Service.

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