A panel of lawmakers on Monday approved a $1.46 million funding request to ramp up a drone program should the Federal Aviation Administration select Nevada as one of six testing sites.
A 45-year-old kindergarten teacher charged with kidnapping a 16-year-old girl in Las Vegas left the Los Angeles school district after he was accused of inappropriately touching six victims, all fourth- and fifth-graders, prosecutors said Monday.
From a drone to a 3-D-printed electric toothbrush to a robot the National Rifle Association would love, senior engineering students displayed their best ideas Thursday Dec. 5 at the Senior Design Competition.
Since more serious charges have been dropped, a Nevada judge on Monday reduced bail for a man and a woman accused during their high-profile arrests last summer of conspiring to kidnap police officers to draw attention to an anti-government sovereign citizen philosophy.
When BrightSource Energy announced in March 2009 that it would build a 600-megawatt solar power plant as part of the huge Coyote Springs development northwest of Las Vegas, there were cigars all around.
Five months after Ash Springs was closed by federal officials, nearby residents are pushing for more local control of the popular swimming hole 100 miles north of Las Vegas.
UNLV stadium consultant Mark Rosentraub says a new on-campus venue could appeal to major football conference TV networks, giving the university leverage to join a BCS conference like the Pac-12 or Big Ten and to draw millions of dollars in new TV revenue.
A state Transportation Department request for authority to use $100 million in bond proceeds to buy right-of-way for the Interstate 15 widening project called Project Neon won approval Monday from lawmakers.
Three people suspected in a carjacking Monday morning were arrested after a police chase in which one of the suspects fired at officers.
A video surfaced on the popular site Reddit showing University of Oregon students pummeling cars and people with snow. The video and 8,000 comments grew into a national story.