- Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4 Updated: Jul-04-15 6:50 pm
Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:
- Las Vegas union hits back at UFC over planned fountain Updated: Jul-04-15 6:38 pm
LAS VEGAS - A union that represents thousands of Las Vegas casino employees is wrestling with the Ultimate Fighting Championship over a proposed water fountain, arguing such a feature is irresponsible in the wake of a drought.
- Firefighters put out fire at closed down prop shop Updated: Jul-04-15 2:29 pm
LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas firefighters are investigating a fire that damaged an old prop shop that has been closed for years.
- 1 dead, 1 hurt after car crashes into wall in Las Vegas Updated: Jul-04-15 1:07 pm
LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas police say one man has died and another was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash.
- Former sheriff who helped shape modern Las Vegas dies at 88 Updated: Jul-03-15 8:28 pm
LAS VEGAS - Longtime Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb, a prominent figure credited with shaping Las Vegas' modern history, has died.
- US Open table tennis tourney hosts players from 33 countries Updated: Jul-03-15 6:51 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The U.S. Open table tennis championships begin Monday with more than 1,000 athletes competing from 33 countries at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
- 2 seriously injured after crashing into public bus Updated: Jul-03-15 5:59 pm
LAS VEGAS - Police say two people are seriously injured after a pickup truck slammed into a bus in northeast Las Vegas.
- Crews working wildfires in southern Nevada, near Lake Tahoe Updated: Jul-03-15 4:55 pm
LAS VEGAS - Fire crews are making progress on a dozen small wildfires in southern Nevada, with an end likely in sight for the fire south of Lake Tahoe near the California border that has been burning for weeks.
- Marco Rubio to campaign in Nevada; making stops in Henderson Updated: Jul-03-15 4:47 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio is returning to Nevada.
- NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games Updated: Jul-03-15 3:28 pm
NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran free agents this week in an attempt to improve their immediate lot.
- Fireworks, parades, maple bacon for Nevada's Fourth of July Updated: Jul-03-15 3:04 pm
LAS VEGAS - The sky over the Silver State will sparkle with fireworks from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas come Saturday.
- Clark County issues air quality advisory for Fourth of July Updated: Jul-03-15 10:28 am
LAS VEGAS - Clark County has issued an air quality advisory due to anticipated smoke from Fourth of July fireworks.
- Fireworks-filled van explodes on California freeway Updated: Jul-02-15 10:40 pm
IVANPAH, California - Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small "psychedelic explosions" emanating from the van on the side of the freeway.
- Police shut down 2 suspected brothels in Las Vegas homes Updated: Jul-02-15 8:44 pm
LAS VEGAS - Police say they have shut down two suspected brothels in a Las Vegas residential neighborhood and arrested a man and woman facing charges of alleged sex-trafficking and prostitution.
- Las Vegas detective gets probation in prostitute attack case Updated: Jul-02-15 4:06 pm
LAS VEGAS - A suspended Las Vegas police detective has been sentenced to probation on a reduced charge in a plea deal that avoids trial in a case alleging that he attacked and injured a prostitute trying to get his money back.
- Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case Updated: Jul-02-15 4:02 pm
LAS VEGAS - A man and woman accused of leaving a pregnant 17-year-old girl to care for their sickly 3-year-old daughter months before the child was found dead in a Las Vegas-area home pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and child abuse charges.
- Nevada Democrats brace for life after Reid's retirement Updated: Jul-02-15 1:26 pm
LAS VEGAS - Local and state officials gathered near Hoover Dam in April to celebrate the groundbreaking of a highway bypass that might ultimately become part of an interstate connecting Las Vegas with Phoenix.
- Competitive eating is more than just chowing down Updated: Jul-02-15 6:13 am
LAS VEGAS - Miki Sudo is downing oysters at the Orleans.
- Police suspect murder-suicide in deaths of man, woman Updated: Jul-01-15 9:02 pm
LAS VEGAS - Police investigating the deaths of a husband and wife found inside a Las Vegas home suspect the wife shot and killed her husband with a handgun before killing herself.
- Police: Party-goers mum after drive-by wounds Las Vegas girl Updated: Jul-01-15 7:05 pm
LAS VEGAS - Police say party-goers aren't cooperating and investigators don't have much to go on after a teenage girl was wounded by gunfire during a drive-by shooting at a Las Vegas home overnight.
- North Las Vegas says no polluted water leaks after EPA order Updated: Jul-01-15 6:42 pm
LAS VEGAS - North Las Vegas has been ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency to address water pollution violations, although the suburb said it doesn't believe there's been a leak into the water supply at Lake Mead.
- North Las Vegas demolishes 5th eyesore home since 2013 Updated: Jul-01-15 5:59 pm
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada - North Las Vegas has razed another vacant home deemed a neighborhood eyesore, a code-enforcement headache and a magnet for arsonists.
- IndyCar CEO: Rules package was off for Fontana race Updated: Jul-01-15 5:50 pm
The CEO of IndyCar said Wednesday that the series went too far with the rules package for last weekend's race at California, where many drivers sharply criticized what they said was dangerous pack racing.
- Inmate wounded by Nevada prison guard sues prison officials Updated: Jul-01-15 5:22 pm
LAS VEGAS - A Nevada prison inmate who was wounded by shotgun blasts that killed another prisoner has accused the state Department of Corrections chief, supervisors and guards of deliberate indifference and use of excessive force for shooting inmates.
- Mount Charleston Fire District starts on date of big fire Updated: Jul-01-15 4:35 pm
MOUNT CHARLESTON, Nevada - Officials marked both the start of a new era in Mount Charleston fire protection and the second anniversary of a sweeping area wildfire.