Twelve children died from abuse or neglect in Nevada over the last two years, according to a recent legislative auditor’s review. Another nine abused children almost succumbed to their injuries during the same time period.
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Potential GOP presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Saturday he was pleased with the announcement from U.S. Sen. Harry Reid that the Nevada Democrat will not run for another term.
“I have accomplished what I came here to do and I’m proud of what we have built here at LVGEA,” Skancke said in an interview.
The hang-gliding instructor and his 11-year-old student who died Friday afternoon in a hang gliding accident near Jean have been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office as John Kelly Harrison, 55, of Hawaii, and Arys Moorhead, of Farmington, N.M.
Sen. Harry Reid announced Friday that he will not be seeking re-election. Here’s how his friends and foes from across the political spectrum reacted to the news:
A dozen dignitaries including three members of Nevada’s congressional delegation pitched the first shovelfuls of dirt Friday to launch construction of the state’s first Fisher House where families of wounded warriors can stay while their loved ones recover at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center.
Civil libertarians raised new concerns Friday over a bill sought by the Nevada Department of Corrections to make all agency records confidential following this week’s revelations that an inmate was shot and killed by a state prison guard four months ago.
It’s the last of the Lakotas. Nevada Army National Guard leaders on Friday showed off their new, UH-72A Lakota helicopter, the last of 212 ordered by the Army and one of only 345 produced for the U.S. military.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid announced Friday that he will not seek re-election, a decision that signals the oncoming end of an era in Nevada and scrambles the political landscape in the state and in the nation’s capital.
By March 14, according to the Nevada parole board, 28-year-old Carlos Manuel Perez Jr.’s debt to society would have been paid. But instead of leaving High Desert State Prison a free man, he left a dead man.
An investigative report on the shooting, which went unreported to either Gov. Brian Sandoval or to the public, was sent to the state attorney general’s office Thursday.
Four miles of paving may delay traffic.
Charges have been dropped against a Pahrump man who was wanted by the Nye County sheriff’s office.
Jack St. Martin on Wednesday was named president of Engage Nevada, a group that registered more than 30,000 conservative voters to fuel a Republican election wave that put the GOP in charge of state government and the Legislature.
Cued by the words “all rise,” the three judges of Nevada’s new Court of Appeals entered their Las Vegas courtroom Wednesday to hear oral arguments for the first time.
An Idaho man died Tuesday evening in a rollover crash in Nye County, the Nevada Highway Patrol announced Wednesday.
A fugitive the FBI says is behind as many as 10 Nevada bank robberies has been arrested in Mississippi.
A shooting that left one inmate dead at a Southern Nevada prison last fall involved two handcuffed inmates and at least one prison guard, a lawyer for a surviving inmate said Wednesday.
A top Department of Homeland Security official improperly intervened to fast-track visas for foreign investors in the $415 million SLS Las Vegas renovation after being pressured by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, according to an inspector general’s report released Tuesday.
President Barack Obama shifted gears Tuesday on nuclear waste in a move that could put even more distance between his administration and the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada.
The inmate died Saturday at at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City, the Department of Corrections said Monday.
A Tonopah man was arrested Monday in connection with the sexual assault of a 3-year-old girl in 2011, the Nye County Sheriff’s office announced Monday.
The executive director for the organization that represents the state’s two largest education unions has been replaced. It was not immediately clear if Gary Peck was fired or resigned from the leadership post at the Nevada State Education Association. According to the NSEA web site, Peck has been replaced by interim executive director Richard “Dick” Terry.
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