Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
The incident happened about 7:30 p.m. on the 4200 block of Nolan Lane, near Alta Drive and Valley View Boulevard, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. P. Spencer said.
The fire began about 6:30 p.m. within one unit at 800 N. Major Ave., near the Burkholder Boulevard intersection, Henderson Fire Department spokeswoman Kathleen Richards said.
Henderson Mayor Debra March was sworn in Tuesday night along with three other aldermen, making her the city’s second female mayor.
At 2:47 p.m., the taco truck on Las Vegas Boulevard and Bonanza Road hit 115 degrees. With the ovens on and the meat cooking on the rotisserie, it’d be 130. The metal refrigerators were hot to the touch.
Keeping its century old skull-and-propeller shoulder patch for its pilots and ground crew, the U.S. Air Force Weapons School reactivated the 6th Weapons Squadron on Tuesday at Nellis Air Force Base as a new home for F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter jets.
An inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Facility in Carson City died Monday.
A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old, whose fatal shooting by a white police officer nearly three years ago in Ferguson, Missouri, set off months of protests.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry defended a $28 billion budget proposal Tuesday, citing the need for $120 million to restart licensing of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project and develop interim storage that could include the Nevada National Security Site.
The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the driver that his brake lights were out and calmly instructed him not to pull out his handgun before suddenly drawing his own weapon and firing seven rounds into the car, a video released Tuesday showed.