As attorneys presented closing arguments in Robert Jackson’s trial on nearly a dozen charges related to a 2007 Strip shooting on Wednesday, prosecutor Marc DiGiacomo told jurors that Jackson eluded authorities for years “because the evidence is so darn compelling.”
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Nevada Attorney General candidate Adam Laxalt’s campaign on Wednesday questioned the authenticity of a leaked document showing highly critical notes from four attorneys on his job performance two years ago at a private law firm where he worked before running for public office.
University Medical Center is laying off 224 employees, a move the public hospital is making to save $21.2 million, Clark County officials said Wednesday.
A 16-year prison sentence was imposed Monday for a homicide committed three years ago in the northwest Arizona community of Fort Mohave.
A judge slashed bail Wednesday from $2 million to $150,000 for a 73-year-old man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed trespasser in a home he owns in Sparks.
Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshall, a Democrat running for secretary of state, on Wednesday told a Hispanic group that she opposes requiring voters to present proof of identity before casting ballots because it’s too costly and not necessary.
The woman killed in a rollover crash Friday afternoon near U.S. Highway 95 in Nye County has been identified by the Nevada Highway Patrol as Patricia Mcloone, 37, of Pahrump.
Nevada public schools have at last risen above the lowest-performing states, according to a national report on ACT scores that also puts Nevada’s 2014 class above the national average.
A Nevada inmate serving more than 100 years died Monday in Carson City, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
The two Nevada attorney general candidates, Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt, on Tuesday agreed to their first debate on Sept. 20, hosted by the Nevada Press Association in Las Vegas.
The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health reported receiving 437 applications for medical marijuana establishments at its Carson City office by Monday’s deadline.
Nevada’s advisory committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will meet in Las Vegas this week to gauge public sentiment on the militarization of local police forces.
A flash flood warning is in place for far southern Clark County — which includes Searchlight and the Arizona and California borders — until 5:45 p.m. following severe thunderstorms.
The dangers that drought has created at one of America’s cherished treasures were explored by scientists, firefighters and politicians from both California and Nevada at this year’s 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit.
CARSON CITY – U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller said in a joint interview that the nation would not have the current crisis with the flood of people crossing the border from Mexico and Central America if the House had passed the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill.
A 73-year-old former schoolteacher accused of killing an unarmed trespasser in Northern Nevada should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.
New Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald told a veterans group in Sparks on Tuesday that the agency “failed in a number of ways” in providing medical services to the nation’s veterans.
Henderson is poised to add additional land for sexually oriented businesses in a community that currently has none of them.
Workers at a solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays — “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
New Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald will meet on Tuesday with employees of the VA’s embattled Reno regional office whose performance has been challenged by critics in Congress.
Starting Monday, Las Vegas cable TV watchers will get a glimpse of Republican Rep. Joe Heck’s biography when his re-election campaign airs its first television spot this year.
The city of North Las Vegas is in the early stages of its first redistricting effort in more than a decade, one that, if approved, would push hundreds of Republican voters out of the ward represented by the city’s sole conservative City Council member.
Amazon intends to move its distribution warehouse from Fernley to an industrial park north of Reno next year, a move that will shift hundreds of jobs from Lyon to Washoe County.
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