Assembly Speaker designate Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, said Sunday he is withdrawing from the position after newspaper columns with controversial remarks he wrote for the Sparks Daily Tribune generated widespread criticism.
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Traffic on southbound Interstate 15 is down to one lane near Primm while authorities investigate a body found on the side of the road Sunday morning, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
The woman who was found dead on a sidewalk after a shooting near the Strip early Saturday morning was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Sunday.
The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternal organizations until January after a magazine article described in detail an alleged sexual assault that occurred on the campus, the school said on Saturday.
A 12-year-old boy who was shot by police after he brandished a pellet gun at a Cleveland recreation center died on Sunday from his injuries, officials said.
The 19-year-old man who died Saturday in a rollover crash on northbound Interstate 15, about five miles north of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, was identified Sunday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
A Lake Havasu City man who fired numerous shots outside his home early Sunday was fatally wounded by police.
A two-classroom portable building at an east valley elementary school was heavily damaged by a fire Saturday night, according to the Las Vegas Fire Department.
Shoring up U.S. Sen. Reid’s support among Latino voters, who helped him win a tough re-election to a fourth Senate term in 2010, is one benefit of President Barack Obama traveling to Nevada to make his case for why he took executive action on immigration despite Republican protests that he was overreaching his legal authority.
Some of the most innovative and challenging scientific research in human history is now underway in the Pahrump Hills, but not the ones 60 miles west of Las Vegas. These Pahrump Hills are at the base of a mountain in the bottom of a crater on the planet Mars.
Protecting prayer in the public schools. Urging Congress to transfer federal lands to the control of the state. Allowing permit holders to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. These are a few of the priorities for the new Republican majority of the Nevada Legislature.
Local Democratic and Republican officials figure that the red wave that just swept congressional and Nevada legislative and constitutional races probably will reach next year’s municipal elections for city councils, though most Democrats who plan to seek re-election say they don’t expect much impact on their races.
St. Anne Catholic School observes its 60th anniversary this school year with nearly full enrollment and dedication to its traditional faith-based educational approach.
Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.
Author and human rights activist Aryaan Hirsi Ali received the In Pursuit of Excellence Award at the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus’ In Pursuit of Excellence gala on Saturday, despite her controversial stance on the Islamic religion.
Why have allegations against Bill Cosby exploded into public consciousness now so much more than they did when they emerged a decade ago? Experts cite an evolving cultural understanding of the crime of sexual assault, and increased empathy toward those claiming to be victims.
Senators last week shelved a bill that would have given a go-ahead to the Keystone XL pipeline following a long and contentious debate pitting environmentalists against the oil industry, and that carried implications for a U.S. Senate race in Louisiana.
Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident.
More than 45,000 Nevadans sang their state song and helped Nevada set a world record.
A family of 11 came back to an inner-city neighborhood in Las Vegas where they used to live to bring hope to children Saturday.
A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women’s bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said.
A Henderson couple held a remembrance ceremony Saturday for son Gary Geidel who, just four shifts away from retiring as a firefighter at New York City Fire Department Rescue Company 1, was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
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