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Police: After 6-hour standoff, no suspect found inside home


Police say SWAT teams were called to a domestic violence barricade situation near West Sahara Avenue and South Cimarron Road on Sunday morning. More>>

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Drunk driver arrested after striking two people near North Las Vegas


Two people are being hospitalized after being hit by a SUV near North Las Vegas early Sunday. More>>

Police: Suspicious package in Laughlin declared safe


Metro responded to a report of a suspicious package in Laughlin that was called in early Saturday. More>>

Man stabbed in shoulder in northeast Las Vegas


Police say a man was stabbed in the shoulder in northeast Las Vegas Saturday morning. More>>

Rancher's supporters celebrate return of cattle Video included


Nevada's cattle battle has gone from the boiling point to a simmering war of words. Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy's cattle were returned to him last weekend after being rounded up. More>>

Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment. (Source: MGN) Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment. (Source: MGN)

Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the... More>>

GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House


The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday. More>>

Grim work for families as more bodies discovered


There are no names listed as relatives huddle around signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry. Just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl painted... More>>

Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Former midddleweight boxer Rubin Carter has died. (Source: Flickr) Former midddleweight boxer Rubin Carter has died. (Source: Flickr)

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many... More>>

1 displaced after apartment fire


Clark County firefighters fight a second alarm fire at an apartment complex near East Russell Road and Paradise. More>>

On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security


In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston. More>>

Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east


Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state... More>>

4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal


Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to obtain their freedom from Islamic extremists. More>>

Easter morning delivery for space station


Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies. More>>

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter


Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the... More>>

Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts


It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck? More>>

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche


Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed... More>>

NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies


John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95. More>>

Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face


The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear. More>>

Your Week in Viral Videos: Dyed eggs and dead technology


Easter is Sunday, and you’ve probably dyed a few eggs or know someone who has. More>>

US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe


The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup... More>>

Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'


Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. More>>

Toddler struck, killed by minivan identified


Police said a 2-year-old girl stepped out into traffic outside of her home Thursday night and was struck by a minivan and possibly by another vehicle. More>>

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town


No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it. More>>

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem


The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox... More>>

Driver hospitalized after auto-pedestrian accident near Boulevard Mall


One person is in critical condition after an auto-pedestrian accident near the Boulevard Mall early Saturday. More>>

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter


Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the... More>>

Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait


The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are... More>>

Your Week in Pop Culture: 5 questions the 'Scandal' finale didn't answer


Five questions left after the season 3 finale of Scandal, kids interacting with a Sony Walkman will make you feel old and more this week in pop culture. More>>

Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal


President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays. More>>

103-year-old Internet Grandma arrives in Las Vegas


A Seattle woman known as the Internet Grandma can cross one more item off her bucket list. Evelyn Kottman arrived in Las Vegas on Friday to celebrate her 103rd birthday.

UMC lays off more than 100 workers


University Medical Center Trauma Program Director Abby Hudema on Friday afternoon confirmed the hospital has laid off more than 100 employees.

Police: 2 stabbed near Tropicana and Torrey Pines Video included


Officer Larry Hadfield with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said two people were hospitalized Friday afternoon after being stabbed on West Tropicana Avenue near Torrey Pines Drive.

Police: Stick on street used in fatal McDonald's stabbing


A man accused of stabbing a person outside of a Las Vegas fast food restaurant told police the weapon was a stick he had found that morning. More>>

Man found stabbed to death in flood channel identified


The man whose body was found decomposing in a flood channel this week was identified Friday. More>>


Thousands of music lovers converged on the Indio Polo Grounds in Indio, CA, for the 2014 edition of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. It took place over two consecutive weekends. More>>

Police: Child hit by vehicle on Bonanza Road


Police said a 4-year-old child was rushed to Sunrise Hospital after being hit by a vehicle Friday. More>>

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital


A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

Power restored at McCarran Airport's C concourse


Power to parts of the C concourse at McCarran International Airport was restored after an outage Friday morning, a spokesperson with Las Vegas' aviation hub said. More>>

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