Hoover Dam

LAKE MEAD NRA, NV - MAY 13:  Low water levels are visible at Lake Mead on May 13, 2015 in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. As severe drought grips parts of the Western United States, Lake Mead, which was once the largest reservoir in the nation, has seen its surface elevation drop below 1,080 feet above sea level, its lowest level since the construction of the Hoover Dam in the 1930s.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Top Day Trips From Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a destination spot, no doubt. But if you’re a local and need a break away from the Strip and surrounding areas, here are some great day trips to consider.

06/20/2015

File photo of Lake Mead. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds Revising Lake Mead Water Projections

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal water managers are due to release a monthly projection of water levels at Lake Mead on Monday, and the rain in May might change what they say. Last month, the U.S. […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/15/2015

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10/03/2014

Jurors ruled the aerial tour company had an inadequate maintenance program, which led to the deaths of four people when their helicopter crashed near Lake Mead in December 2011. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Jury Awards $16-Million To Families Of Four Killed In Sightseeing Helicopter Crash

Jurors ruled the aerial tour company had an inadequate maintenance program, which led to the deaths of four people when their helicopter crashed near Lake Mead in December 2011.

09/19/2014

Lawmakers unanimously approved an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nevada Lawmakers Approve Tesla Tax Breaks

Sparks Assemblyman calls Tesla plant the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam was built.

09/11/2014

File photo of Lake Mead. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

More Water Coming To Lake Mead

Runoff from Lake Powell doesn’t fix drought

08/14/2014

Drought And Climate Change Threaten Colorado River Basin. (credit:  David McNew/Getty Images)

Water Levels At Nevada’s Lake Mead Drop To New Low

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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Visitor Numbers Dropping At Hoover Dam

Officials report the number of people taking paid tours of the historic site dropped from 823,000 in 2011 to 755,000 in 2012 and are trending down in 2013.

11/19/2013

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State Considers Changes To Bridge

There could be changes to help prevent people from jumping off the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge.

07/27/2012

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NHP Finds Second Body At Hoover Dam

Authorities responding to a suicidal man who fell from a Hoover Dam bypass bridge say an unrelated dead body was found nearby around the same time.

07/13/2012

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