Powerful storm pounds Southern California with rain, snow

U.S. 12/26/19, 21:22

A cold and blustery winter storm unleashed downpours and extensive snowfall on Southern California, triggering a tornado and snarling post-Christmas travel on major routes Thursday. Snow shut down vital Interstate 5 in Tejon Pass through the mountains north of Los Angeles ...

Woman found in desert after harrowing, weeklong kidnapping

U.S. 11/09/19, 00:25

A suburban Las Vegas woman dragged to California by father-and-daughter kidnappers was found cold but alive after a harrowing, weeklong kidnapping where she was raped, robbed and left for dead in the desert, authorities said. Stanley Alfred Lawton, 54, and Shaniya ...

Republicans in Nevada gearing up for Trump re-election

2020 Campaign 06/22/19, 23:04

Despite Democratic election wins across Nevada last year, Republicans are banking on President Donald Trump's enthusiastic supporters, a united GOP organization, and a soaring economy to turn the state red in 2020. "When the nation's economy does well, Nevada does well," ...

2 men plead guilty in gun thefts from national trade show

U.S. 06/14/19, 15:11

Two former Las Vegas trade show workers have pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges in the theft of weapons from the U.S. gun industry's biggest annual convention last January.Forklift operator Jamikko Foster could face about four years in prison and ...

Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter asks for trial by judge

U.S. 06/12/19, 17:18

The Arizona man who has acknowledged selling bullets to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has asked to be tried by a judge on his federal ammunition-manufacturing charge.The attorney for Douglas Haig argued that the ...

Ex-housemate: Former model, boyfriend killed doctor in Vegas

U.S. 06/11/19, 15:39

A former Maxim and Playboy Italia model and her boyfriend murdered a 71-year-old California psychiatrist in Las Vegas, according to a former roommate whose cooperation with prosecutors could get her probation in the case.Diana Nicole Pena pleaded guilty Tuesday to ...

Woman facing felony charges in Jeff Bezos protest in Vegas

U.S. 06/07/19, 13:43

Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms.Court filings showed that Priya Sawhney is due ...

Update: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event

U.S. 06/06/19, 18:39

The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and ...

Bernie Sanders defends his support for Clinton in 2016

U.S. 05/30/19, 16:17

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday defended his efforts to support his party's presidential nominee in 2016 and said he would do the same in 2020 if he doesn't win the nomination himself.The Vermont senator was asked by a ...

MGM Resorts announces more job cuts, calls layoffs complete

U.S. 05/30/19, 12:40

Casino giant MGM Resorts International says it's completing planned layoffs with 779 job cuts, mostly in Las Vegas.CEO Jim Murren told employees the last affected workers would learn Thursday their positions were eliminated.Company spokeswoman Debra DeShong says the job cuts ...

Ex-NFL player pleads not guilty in Vegas child death case

Football 05/29/19, 12:20

A former pro football player pleaded not guilty to murder and child endangerment charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter at his Las Vegas apartment.Former NFL and Canadian Football League running back Cierre Wood's attorney, Thomas Ericsson, didn't ...

50th annual World Series of Poker opens in Las Vegas

Sports 05/28/19, 14:24

The annual World Series of Poker opened Tuesday in Las Vegas with dozens of scheduled card tournaments and a special event to celebrate the 50th run of a series known for minting millionaires each year.The seven-week poker festival is expected ...

Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

Business 05/25/19, 11:10

Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing investor lawsuits.Some plaintiffs are Chinese investors seeking refunds amid complaints they haven't gained conditional ...

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