Las Vegas City Council members spent almost 16 hours mulling preliminary land use and licensing entitlements sought by 50 would-be medical marijuana business operators on Tuesday and Wednesday then approved 26 pot dispensaries
Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday, setting off an explosion and huge ball of fire, officials said.
A woman is dead following an early Thursday morning shooting, North Las Vegas police said.
The controversy over the name of the Washington Redskins football team will land in Las Vegas next week when the Indian National Finals Rodeo starts at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center.
Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths weren’t accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions.
A Kingman, Ariz., schoolteacher vindicated at trial Wednesday expressed relief and was critical of the decision to prosecute him for sex crimes alleged by a Boulder City teenager.
Twenty states saw an increase in their homeless populations between 2013 and 2014, with Nevada experiencing the largest surge of 1,733 more individuals, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus ventured out of her home in Maine and took a bike ride on Thursday, defying a quarantine order and setting up a legal collision with state authorities.
Halloween is upon us again, so what better way to get in the holiday spirit than by getting together your best costume, gathering with friends and watching some classic scary movies. As always, though, remember that each movie also brings a little personal finance lesson of its own.
Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.
On Wednesday night’s “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” actor Paul Reubens confirmed a years-old rumor of a new Pee-wee Herman feature film.
The 29,152 voters in Assembly District 34 have been cursed with problems this election. Illegal mailers and robocalls marred the primary, and the general has been muddied by finding the Democratic candidate wasn’t eligible to run.
Nevada tourism leaders are considering establishing a statewide air service development group that would work with airlines to solve some of the wide-ranging challenges communities in the state have recruiting new flights.
A woman was in critical condition and a man was arrested for suspicion of DUI following a Thursday morning auto-pedestrian crash in the south valley, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Since falling to the Panthers six years ago, Bishop Gorman is 61-0 against teams from Nevada. The two teams routinely met in the playoffs, but they square off Thursday for the Southwest League title.
The chief financial officer for MGM Resorts International said Thursday the company has held discussions with a group looking to bring a National Hockey League team to Las Vegas, but the talks were preliminary.
A student accused of breaking into a friend’s Pennsylvania home while wearing a yellow Teletubby costume and stealing leftover food is facing charges.
Marion “Suge” Knight, the rap mogul arrested in Las Vegas in connection with a California robbery, made a brief appearance in traffic court Thursday.
A Henderson police officer accused of driving under the influence and heading the wrong way down U.S. Highway 95 wants to work out a deal with prosecutors, his attorney said Thursday.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay, saying in a magazine article that he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation.
With November on the horizon, Netflix will be switching up its selection of digital entertainment. Check out this list to see what’s getting the ax and what’s being added to the streaming service.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man connected to a Wednesday afternoon armed robbery of a bank in the southwest valley.
Two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group have been charged with severely beating a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute.
An early Thursday morning apartment blaze displaced three women and caused over $100,000 in damage, the Clark County Fire Department said.
More than most Nevada candidates, Democrat Lucy Flores has counted on Hispanic voters to back her for lieutenant governor to boost her chances of beating Republican Mark Hutchison.
Police in central Alabama say a man’s own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge.
The groundbreaking for Jackie Robinson’s $1.4 billion arena and hotel project on the Strip on Wednesday fueled talk that the National Basketball Association will have a team in Las Vegas one day.
A man was hospitalized Wednesday after being shot in the northwest valley, Las Vegas police said. Just before 8 p.m., police were called to the 2000 block of Winwood Street, near Jones and Lake Mead boulevards. Upon arrival, officers found the wounded man.
Madison Bumgarner came out of the bullpen in Game 7 and threw five scoreless innings to pick up the save, and the San Francisco Giants held on for a 3-2, title-clinching victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
Rookie forward Julius Randle broke the tibia bone in his right leg during the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ season-opening, 108-90 loss to the Houston Rockets and underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair the fracture.
News apps are helping users share information about sights and hidden gems in cities and countries around the globe so other people can benefit from their knowledge.
Nevada Day means football on Thursday this week. Here’s a look at some of the week’s most interesting games.
A group of local pastors, parents and community leaders called Wednesday on the Clark County School District to break its months-long silence regarding the alleged test score scandal at Kelly Elementary School.
A military jet has crashed into a field near a naval base in Southern California, killing the pilot. The plane crashed and disintegrated at around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday near Naval Station Ventura County.
A black man who was shot by Utah police while armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume died of multiple gunshot wounds, including several in the back of his body, according to an autopsy released Tuesday.
Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested in Las Vegas on Wednesday in connection with a robbery charge, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
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