America’s economic survival depends on training more middle-class workers in manufacturing, building and other trades, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez told a union group meeting Monday in Las Vegas.
The Rebels (7-5) make their first bowl appearance in 13 years when they take on North Texas (8-4) at 9 a.m. PST on New Year’s Day. North Texas is a touchdown favorite.
A train heading to California derailed Sunday near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis said 19 coal cars and one locomotive derailed about 10 p.m. The train, which was bound for Mojave, Calif., had four locomotives and 103 cars.
The victim of a Saturday night shooting was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office Monday.
Spawned by growth in real estate sales and live entertainment shows on the Strip, the state economy has so far this year produced about $47 million more in taxes than predicted by the Economic Forum.
A 29-year-old man was sentenced to six to 15 years in prison for an August hit-and-run crash that killed an 18-year-old captain in the Metropolitan Police Department Explorers program.
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Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained for weeks by North Korea, issued a written statement Monday indicating his confession was coerced under the treat of a long jail term.
A former Las Vegas priest who faced sexual assault charges in Missouri during the 1980s died Nov. 27 at the age of 71.