Authorities are investigating the sinking of a yacht owned by Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton at a Lake Mead marina.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is warning state residents they may lose some federally funded benefits if the government shutdown continues.
The federal government shutdown that began early Tuesday morning is already affecting a popular spot for visitors.
With such an abundance of natural beauty and convenient recreation center pools, there is always something ‘cool’ to do in the Las Vegas area.
A blazing heat wave expected to send the mercury soaring to nearly 120 degrees in Phoenix and Las Vegas settled over the West on Friday, threatening to ground airliners and raising fears that people and pets will get burned on the scalding pavement.
Lake Mead boaters are being asked to avoid using the main launch ramp at Echo Bay.
Officials say they’re welcoming swimmers back to the Overton Arm at Lake Mead after finding no dangerous toxins in the water.
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 movie about her fight over the pollution of a California town, has been arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated at Lake Mead near Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday.
Nevada Congressman Joe Heck today introduced legislation that allows expedited access to public lands for Good Samaritan search and recovery organizations so that they may conduct searches for missing persons.
A body of a man missing in Lake Mead since year has been found, his identity confirmed.