“I’m not sure we have gained an awful lot from that experience,” says survivor Lenoard Nielsen, 94, of Las Vegas.
Two of the battle’s last remaining survivors tell how teenage crew pulled off one of the most storied maneuvers in maritime military history.
A 40-year-old man died Saturday evening after his Mercedes flipped and crashed in the desert bordering the Southwest Valley.
Enlisted airmen at Nellis Air Force Base picked up Christmas trees for their families after 10:30 a.m. Friday as part of the annual Christmas SPIRIT Foundation’s Trees for Troops Program.
UNLV received a $1.4 million federal grant to research the design, construction and maintenance of future high-speed rail projects, U.S. Sen Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and Rep. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, announced on Thursday.
Starting Tuesday, the Las Vegas Valley Water District will hold two community workshops for residents with questions and, more likely, complaints about a proposed rate increase.
A Burlington Coat Factory employee was trapped between a wall and cash register area after a vehicle crashed into the southeast valley store Saturday afternoon. The crash occurred at 4:36 p.m. at the Burlington Coat Factory on 4750 S. Eastern Ave., near Tropicana Avenue.
Almost 49 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more between Wednesday and Sunday, the most since 2007, because of lower gas prices and an improving economy, according to AAA.
The U.S. Treasury Department’s New Markets Tax Credits program encourages investment in traditionally underserved communities by providing developers with a tax credit when they invest in low-income communities. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman called the tax credits “the energizer we have been waiting for.”
The Las Vegas City Council yet again delayed part of a controversial proposal for a large residential development on the Badlands golf course, after a more than seven-and-a-half-hour session Wednesday that turned testy and dramatic at times.