A Nevada lawmaker is proposing legislation to allow stand-alone bars to permit dogs to enter at the discretion of an establishment’s owner. Sen. James Settelmeyer says the bill being drafted for the 2015 Legislature was suggested by a constituent in Virginia City.
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Nevada and Las Vegas area police have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars providing extra officers for crowd and traffic control during President Barack Obama’s trips here, but they won’t be getting any of that money back.
When Clark County was sued in a federal wage discrimination lawsuit in April, the case came from U.S. Department of Justice attorneys, not a private law firm looking to score a quick payday with a weak case.
U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei of Nevada and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell have a pretty lively feud going over the sage grouse.
Former Nevada U.S. Attorney Lawrence Semenza II has lost a bid to spend three weeks in Switzerland with his family before his January 14 sentencing on misdemeanor tax charges.
“The Interview” will see the light of day, according to Sony lawyer David Boies. Boies appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday and claimed that Sony’s controversial comedy “The Interview” “will be distributed.” How it will be distributed, however, he admitted is unclear right now.
A man was killed and a boy was injured during a Sunday night auto-pedestrian crash near Cheyenne Avenue and Civic Center Drive, North Las Vegas police said. The red car that hit them fled the scene, police spokesman officer Steven Wiese said.
A spring release of water has reversed a 13-year trend of decline in plant and wildlife in the Colorado River Delta, according to findings released by scientists this month.
They see each kid for just a minute or two a day, but standing on the same corners, month after month and year after year, crossing guards become a part of children’s lives. When Henderson schools reopen in the new year, some guards won’t be on these corners.
Las Vegas Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian says she might have been “snookered” on the city’s controversial soccer stadium subsidy deal approved last week.
A man who was acting eratically and holding two butcher knives was shot multiple times by a Las Vegas police officer Sunday afternoon, the police department said.
The two men who were killed in a vehicle-motorcycle crash Saturday were identified Sunday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
The hunt for suspects continues in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive in Panola County.
The rapid response team has arrived and the chaos is easing, but medics in a remote Sierra Leonean district are struggling to control a local Ebola outbreak when it’s too late to nip it in the bud.
The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation.
The New York Police Department says a gunman who ambushed two officers in their car told two passers-by to “watch what I’m going to do.”
A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said. Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., 23, crashed his car into a pole and another vehicle after running over Tarpon Springs officer Charles Kondek.
Three adults and nine children were displaced by an apartment fire overnight Saturday, according to the Las Vegas Fire Department. Investigators talked to a homeless man who they said was remorseful that he started the blaze.
NV Energy has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents to state regulators as part of an inquiry into whether smart meters it installed on over 1 million Nevada homes and businesses pose a fire risk.
The sons and daughters of two Las Vegas police officers who were gunned down earlier this year shed “tears of joy” when they were given an early Christmas by local firefighters and police officers Saturday night.
Congress last week completed a bill that keeps alive — at least through this year —more than 50 tax breaks worth $42 billion to businesses and individuals.
Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, a spokesman said Saturday night.
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