Attorney General Adam Laxalt met with Gov. Brian Sandoval to discuss a lawsuit Nevada joined with 25 other states to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration and decided to continue with the legal action, the attorney general’s office said Friday.
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The Clark County district attorney’s office said Thursday it will not prosecute a former Bullhead City, Ariz. police sergeant for an alleged sexual assault in Laughlin last October. The announcement came at a Laughlin Justice Court arraignment hearing for Jesse Hoag, 37.
Nevada households earned poor marks in everything from subprime credit scores to financial assets in a nationwide study released Thursday.
Analysts at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday completed a safety review that gives Yucca Mountain generally positive marks, but stops short of recommending it be granted a license to operate as a nuclear waste site.
A unanimous Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday reversed the conviction of a pedestrian for being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm after determining he was illegally detained during a routine police stop in violation of his Fourth Amendment rights.
The highway connecting Phoenix to Las Vegas is shut down after a head-on crash that killed two people on Thursday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and first lady Kathleen Sandoval visited Empire Elementary in the capital on Wednesday to issue a challenge to schools around the state to increase the number of children who eat breakfast at school.
U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday took a pass on Internet gambling — for now.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus on Wednesday pressed anew for the Department of Veterans Affairs to relocate its regional benefits office from Reno to Las Vegas, saying the move would help the agency fill jobs and improve services.
A bill that would provide full benefits to retired veterans who collect both pension checks and disability payments was reintroduced in Congress this week.
Thanks to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles’ Smog Spotter program, it’s never been easier to rat out your fellow motorists.
A former Nevada Transportation Department employee from Fallon has been sentenced to 18 to 48 months in state prison for his fraudulent use of a state credit card to support a gambling addiction.
Southern Nevada is in line to get the biggest chunk of limited state road funding over the next four years because of two major freeway improvement projects, state lawmakers heard in a budget presentation Tuesday.
The head of the Nevada AFL-CIO proclaimed Tuesday that “working families are under attack” by Republican lawmakers who want to weaken collective bargaining laws and pensions now that they control the Legislature.
A growing prison population, reduced federal grants, aging facilities and inmate hospital care are taxing the Nevada Department of Corrections and will be the focus of budget discussions during the upcoming legislative session, prison officials said Tuesday.
The Silver State’s jobless rate dipped to a six-year low, and the state added nearly 40,000 jobs in 2014. Employers statewide have created 99,000 new positions since 2010, the state’s employment department reported Tuesday.
The state agency that funds Nevada’s unmanned aerial systems program has temporarily cut funding and staffing until the Federal Aviation Administration can catch up to the state’s pace.
An inmate died Jan. 1 in Carson City, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced Monday.
Interstate 15 in California near the Nevada state line will be closed for a total of 30 minutes Wednesday for electrical line work, according to the California Department of Transportation.
The National Park Service is seeking photographs and stories of a Clark County town famously swallowed by Lake Mead more than 75 years ago following the completion of Hoover Dam.
The House took up a series of bills on Monday to combat human trafficking, including one by Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., to boost aid to runaways and homeless youth vulnerable to traffickers.
Sen. Harry Reid was released from the hospital on Monday following surgery that repaired bones in his brow, temple and cheek broken in an accident in his home, a spokesman said.
With Nevada’s economy rebounding and unemployment numbers greatly improved, state officials are looking beyond just job creation to laying the groundwork for a whole new economy based on high-tech.
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