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Pair arraigned on charges of stealing from mailboxes

Two men charged with using counterfeit mail box keys to steal checks, credit cards, and other information from local mailboxes were scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon before U.S. Magistrat... → Read More

PD: Suspect tried to dismember, burn body; says victim had knife

Metro Police Friday released a report that offers more detail on the arrest of Nathanael Martinez, who was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on suspicion of murder after police found a ... → Read More

RealtyTrac: Nevada ranked second in April foreclosures

Nevada had the nation's second highest residential foreclosure rate in April, with foreclosure activity rising by 39.4 percent from a year ago, RealtyTrac reported Wednesday night. → Read More

WalletHub: Nevada ranks poorly as place for military retirees

Nevada is the seventh worst place in the nation for military retirees among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to a WalletHub survey released Tuesday. The consumer information website ra... → Read More

Usefulness of dietary supplements fiercely debated

The Annals of Internal Medicine versus the Council for Responsible Nutrition doesn't sound like a juicy Pay-per-view matchup but their debate over the usefulness of dietary supplements impacts a br... → Read More

Report on grad rates has both good, bad news for Nevada

Nevada improved more than any other state from 2011 through 2013 using one method of measuring high school graduation rates, but still ranked near the bottom when it came to issuing diplomas during... → Read More

Nevada pension plan comes under attack

Fiscal hawks looking to cut government spending nationwide have focused in recent years on employee pensions they say have spun out of control.One such entity feeling the heat is the Public Employe... → Read More

Former Endoscopy Center CEO gets prison sentence

A federal judge sentenced formerEndoscopy Center of Southern Nevada CEO Tonya Rushing Monday to one year and one day in prison for conspiring with former center owner Dr. Dipak Desai to commit heal... → Read More

WalletHub: Nevada one of worst states for working moms

Nevada is the nation's fifth worst state for working mothers with poor scores for child care and work-life balance, according to rankings released Monday by consumer information website WalletHub. → Read More

Southern Nevada ranked 9th worst in nation for ozone levels

The American Lung Association issued failing grades to Las Vegas and Henderson for their ozone levels and ranked Southern Nevada's metropolitan area ninth worst in the nation in that category, acco... → Read More

CoreLogic: Las Vegas foreclosure rate improving

The volume of mortgaged homes in the Las Vegas metropolitan area in some stage of the foreclosure process fell to 2.36 percent in February compared to 3 percent a year earlier, real estate analytic... → Read More

Report slams Las Vegas for having too much air pollution

The American Lung Association issued failing grades to Las Vegas and Henderson for their ozone levels and ranked Southern Nevada's metropolitan area ninth worst in the nation in that category, acco... → Read More

Report: Some valley hospitals score higher in patient safety

Three Las Vegas Valley hospitals earned ‘A' grades for patient safety while University Medical Center scored poorly in the latest periodic report card issued by the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit orga... → Read More

Erich Nowsch indicted on new charges of alleged attack on child

Erich Nowsch, who has already been charged with the Feb. 12 shooting death of Tammy Meyers, was indicted by a Clark County grand jury on new charges involving an alleged attack on a boy that happen... → Read More

RealtyTrac: Nevada still leads nation in seriously underwater ho

Nevada had the nation's highest percentage of mortgaged homes that were seriously underwater in the first quarter of 2015 and Las Vegas had the second highest percentage among major metropolitan ar... → Read More

Convicted thieves who stole drugs, handbags go to prison

Lengthy prison sentences were handed Friday to three Las Vegas men who stole controlled substances and designer goods from warehouses and delivery drivers, and conspired to kidnap and rob a pharmac... → Read More

U.S. Marshals catch Las Vegas fugitives

The U.S. Marshals Service said Thursday that 41 fugitives were apprehended in Las Vegas as part of the agency's six-week nationwide Operation Violence Reduction 7 aimed at reducing violent crime. → Read More

RealtyTrac: Nevada still ranks high in foreclosure filings

Nevada had the nation's third highest rate of foreclosure filings in the first quarter of the year, real estate analytics company RealtyTrac reported Wednesday night. → Read More

Las Vegas windy but records safe

Tuesday is one of those days in Las Vegas with windy conditions strong enough to turn floating garbage into potential road hazards, but we're nowhere near the records kept by the National Weather S... → Read More

Pair indicted on murder charges

A Clark County grand jury indicted Keonis Davis and Laron Kinchlow on murder charges for the July 2 shooting death of Robert Matthews at an apartment complex near Cheyenne Avenue and Rancho Drive. → Read More