A 56-year-old inmate, who struck and killed a bicyclist while driving under the influence, has died in prison, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced Wednesday.
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A chemical explosive equal to 196 pounds of TNT detonated deep underground sent seismic signals detected by sensitive equipment on and off the former Nevada Test Site.
A fatal crash in Nye County on Monday happened when a sedan tried to pass a tractor-trailer on a two-lane section of U.S. Highway 95, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Nevada senators will decide if the state needs a law requiring parents to be notified if their minor daughter wants an abortion. They have just a week to make their decision before the legislative session ends.
Speakers at a Memorial Day event in Boulder City on Monday stressed the importance of observing Memorial Day for its original purpose.
A compromise measure meant to ensure that Nevada’s rooftop solar industry continues to grow while protecting utility customers who do not participate in net metering won approval Monday in an Assembly committee.
The month of May has been a record-setting month for mild Las Vegas Valley weather, but temperatures are expected to climb back to average as soon as Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.
A U.S. Forest Service firefighter suffered second and third degree burns while responding to a tree fire Monday morning in Mount Charleston, a department spokeswoman said.
A two-vehicle crash on Monday left one person dead and three others in critical condition on U.S. Highway 95 South in Nye County, a Nevada Highway Patrol official said.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the 66-year-old man who died after a crash Sunday in the south valley.
Reports surfaced over the weekend that the lake had plummeted eight feet after Southern Nevada experienced a 4.8 magnitude earthquake Friday.
The water main break on Eastern Avenue near U.S. Highway 95 that diverted traffic on Sunday may have been caused by the earthquake, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
The U.S. House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
Nevada’s new National Monument-in-waiting isn’t really on the way to anywhere.
One man was stabbed after two men got into an altercation at the Paradise Bar on the Colorado River just north of Parker, Arizona, near Lake Havasu, on Saturday.
New population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau found Las Vegas’ population rose by more than 9,900 people, a little more than 1.6 percent, between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.
A 77-year-old inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center died at the Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City on Thursday.
The state admitted the parole system was broken a decade ago, ACLU of Nevada Director Tod Story says, but apparently hasn’t made fixes.
The bill requires a lawmaker who leaves office to skip one legislative session before returning to the Legislature as a paid lobbyist.
If accurate, a new drought prediction would force Nevada to reduce its Colorado River water use by 4 percent while Arizona and Mexico take larger cuts.
U.S. troops and Defense Department employees improperly used their government charge cards to spend more than $1 million in casinos and strip clubs in one year, and the government is still struggling to stop it, according to a new report released Monday by the top Pentagon watchdog.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt scored a real attention-grabber in January, signing the state onto a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. On Tuesday morning outside the Sawyer Building, our activist attorney general received more attention.
Guards at High Desert State Prison may start using nonlethal, rubber shotgun rounds. The proposal came up Tuesday during a Board of State Prison Commissioners meeting in Carson City that was teleconferenced to Las Vegas.
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