Nevada’s fledgling drone testing industry received a $1.25 million boost in state funding from a legislative panel on Wednesday.
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Six brokers filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Clark County District Court, seeking class-action status for their claim that the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange and its website contractor, Xerox, have failed to pay commissions on coverage they sold through the exchange’s Nevada Health Link website.
Workers won’t put a shovel in the ground for more than a year, but residents and business people who live and work in the neighborhoods around the Spaghetti Bowl already are growing concerned about the state’s Project Neon transportation improvement project.
Nevada officials on Wednesday received the green light from federal officials on a crucial part of the plan to reduce the number of mentally ill patients seeking treatment at valley emergency rooms. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved an increase in the daily psychiatric reimbursement rate from $460 a day to $944 a day, said Dr. Tracey Green, the state’s chief medical officer. The increase is retroactive to July 1.
A man accused of threatening two Las Vegas Metro officers on Facebook was ordered held on $500,000 bail Wednesday. DeAndre Allen, whom prosecutors said was affiliated with several gangs, was indicted on two counts of aggravated stalking, two counts of stalking with the use of a computer, one count of intimidating a public officer, and two counts of publishing matter inciting breach of peace.
The president of a Las Vegas motorcycle gang was indicted Wednesday in connection with illegally selling a testosterone drug more than two years ago. Anthony McCall was charged with selling testosterone enanthate in July 2012.
A Henderson man was indicted Tuesday after authorities say he was linked to a sex crime involving what he thought was a minor, according to the Clark County District Attorney’s office.
The woman who Nevada Highway Patrol officials said was behind the wheel in a crash that killed a 9-year-old girl has been arrested, police say.
The federal illegality of pot hangs “like a cloud” over banks wanting to be involved in the medical marijuana industry, Rep. Dina Titus told an industry advocacy group meeting in Las Vegas on Thursday.
A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with a bonfire explosion earlier this summer, Clark County officials say.
A man shot and killed his hospitalized wife on Wednesday and then tried to kill himself, prompting investigators to search their home, where their son was found fatally shot, authorities said.
The Hispanic stepfather of murder defendant Leland Jones testified Wednesday that the two had a close relationship. “We kept getting closer through the years,” John Sanchez said. Federal prosecutors claim Jones, 33, and co-defendant Ross Hack, 42, were associated with racist skinhead groups when they participated in the deadly shootings of two Las Vegas men in the early morning hours of July 4, 1998.
A panel of lawmakers on Wednesday approved nearly $1.4 million to continue Nevada’s fight against Yucca Mountain despite the nuclear waste repository project being described by some critics as “the walking dead.”
Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a beach town, knocking pilings from under the Malibu Pier and drawing surfers and body-boarders into churning waves.
The lawyer representing the family of an unarmed man who was gunned down by park rangers while walking near Red Rock Canyon in February has asked Clark County officials to turn the case over to federal prosecutors.
An outdoor shooting range in northwest Arizona where a 9-year-old girl mortally wounded an instructor Monday is open for business, its operator said Wednesday.
Las Vegas police need the public’s help identifying suspects caught on video during a series of of several burglaries that occurred in the area of Blue Diamond Road and Buffalo Drive in July.
Bryce Dion, a crew member for Spike’s “Cops,” died this morning after a shooting Tuesday night in Omaha. Officers were responding to an armed robbery in progress at a Wendy’s restaurant, according to a statement by Omaha Police deputy chief Dave Baker, and an officer-involved shooting took place.
For decades, people have puzzled over Racetrack Playa in Death Valley, where hundreds of rocks weighing as much as 700 pounds roam across the surface of the dry lake bed.
Three men are facing federal charges after authorities say they smuggled several kilograms of drugs through McCarran International Airport.
A Texas jury on Wednesday found a father not guilty of shooting dead a suspected drunk driver who hit and killed his two sons while they pushed a truck down a country road late at night.
An appeals court panel on Wednesday overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish men and women in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio, ruling that religion wasn’t their driving motive.
A 911 dispatcher in Florida is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.
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