This Labor Day weekend, the two top candidates for lieutenant governor, Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchison, were sure to cross paths as they made the campaign circuit of parades, fairs, pancake breakfasts and rib cook-offs across Nevada.
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A man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the April 2013 beating death of Nevada’s chief insurance examiner in Carson City.
A state panel has approved regulations guiding oil and gas exploration companies’ use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in Nevada.
A motorcyclist died after an an altercation with deputies during a traffic stop Friday night, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department.
A woman died after a Friday night single-vehicle rollover in Lincoln County, about 180 miles northeast of Las Vegas, the Nevada Highway Patrol said on Saturday.
A 61-year-old man died early Saturday morning after a possible hit-and-run, according to the Henderson Police Department.
Here’s a state-by-state look at the Common Core standards, starting with the Silver State.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., joined a handful of lawmakers from the United States and Mexico at the border on Friday to talk about the surge north of unaccompanied children from Central America.
A Las Vegas mother charged with shooting her son in the head was indicted Friday by a Clark County grand jury. Shavon Carrillo, 31, who also goes by Shavon Aguilar, faces a charge of attempted murder and three charges of child abuse.
Southern Utah University is removing U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s name from the school’s Outdoor Engagement Center after several donors said they’d contribute money if the name was changed.
The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.
Two Sparks police officers were justified when they fatally shot a woman who pointed a gun at them at her home near an elementary school, Washoe County District Attorney Dick Gammick said in a report released Thursday.
Two people escaped with minor injuries after their helicopter crash-landed south of Gardnerville in Northern Nevada early this week.
Of all the ways there are to celebrate Nevada’s history in the run-up to state’s 150th birthday, few feel more like a time machine than a ride along the Comstock on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad.
A judge in Alaska is expected to decide whether a Las Vegas man can be released from federal custody while he awaits charges in connection with smuggling more than 20 pounds of cocaine through McCarran International Airport.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit.
A push by some Nevada public officials to seek control of a portion of the state’s federally controlled lands suffered a blow Thursday when the concept was taken off the table for discussion at a meeting of state lawmakers, a move that drew legislators’ objections.
A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect is close to opening its first commercial winery, a signal of another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.
Joey Chestnut, the world-record holder at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Contest in New York, has extended his stranglehold on the eating championship at Nevada’s Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off in Sparks as well.
State utility regulators have approved a request by NV Energy to participate in a regional Energy Imbalance Market to take advantage of low-cost energy resources.
An instructor’s death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Ariz., has raised questions about allowing young children access to automatic weapons at firing ranges.
The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing an automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.
A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Northern Nevada died early Thursday after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.
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