As night descended, about 100 people gathered at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in North Las Vegas and held their candles high in honor of Missouri 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by police on Aug. 9.
Immigration advocates participated in a vigil on Thursday at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Las Vegas to call on President Barack Obama to use executive order powers to allow families to stay in the country legally.
Despite a projected $1.4 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2015, the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority board voted 8-5 Thursday to give a raise and a bonus to Executive Director John Hill.
A judge in Alaska is expected to decide whether a Las Vegas man can be released from federal custody while he awaits charges in connection with smuggling more than 20 pounds of cocaine through McCarran International Airport.
Having spent nearly a year-and-a-half behind bars, former Democratic Assemblyman Steven Brooks could be released from custody Thursday, his lawyer said. Brooks pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, admitting that he had been addicted to marijuana while carrying a .357 Magnum Smith & Wesson revolver.
The Army Corps of Engineers will start construction of a flood control berm to protect a Mount Charleston community in early October, corps officials said Thursday.
The Clark County public defender’s office filed a motion Thursday to toss a 2012 murder conviction on grounds that prosecutors didn’t reveal they paid rent for key witnesses.
Cirque du Soleil says Russian Swing acrobat released from hospital Thursday and doing ‘well.’
An early morning accident on Northbound Interstate 15, near Washington caused traffic problems, but the highway has reopened.
Lawrence Semenza II, the U.S. attorney for Nevada from 1975 to 1977, pleaded guilty today to failing to file federal individual and corporate income tax returns.