A father whose four young sons could communicate only in grunts when authorities rescued them from a filthy Denver apartment was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday by a judge who said he hoped it would send a message to parents that they can’t treat their children like pets.
The best chances for snow in the Las Vegas valley will come late Wednesday afternoon and early in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer expressed his hope that Adrian Peterson will return to the team upon his reinstatement by the NFL.
A wall of the Morton Salt building on Chicago’s North Side collapsed on Tuesday afternoon, spilling hundreds of pounds of salt onto cars of an adjacent Acura dealership.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has had a one-game suspension rescinded, making him eligible for Sunday’s NFC wildcard game against the Dallas Cowboys.
A teenager accused of bringing a loaded gun to his northern Utah high school as part of a plan to open fire on other students has been charged with four misdemeanor weapons violations, a sheriff’s official confirmed Tuesday.
Nevada casinos ended three straight months of gaming revenue declines in November. The Strip wasn’t so lucky.
A woman was shot and killed at a Walmart store in northern Idaho on Tuesday and local media reported that the gun went off when her toddler pulled a handgun from her purse and discharged it accidentally.
The number of traffic-related fatalities in Southern Nevada took a small dip in 2014, and with just a handful of days left in the year, it’s an encouraging sign after increases each of the last two years.
Amber Joiner, who formerly worked for the state Department of Health and Human Services as a deputy director, was named Tuesday to fill a vacancy in the state Assembly. The Democrat will represent District 24 in Reno.