In robotic surgery, procedures are completed with small tools attached to a robotic arm, and the surgeon controls the robotic arm with a computer. Sunrise Hospital will have the first case of a robotically rebuilt bladder in Las Vegas coming up on April 28.
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Charlie Metzger’s surgery to give him a new urinary bladder played out like an anti-smoking public service announcement. But the four keyhole incisions created during the first case of robotically rebuilt bladder in Las Vegas belie the extent nightmare he has endured.
Edward Bennett, 45, was found unresponsive in his single cell at Ely State Prison on Saturday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. The prison’s medical staff couldn’t save him.
Questions about a consultant’s pay and employee complaints about management have lead to investigations, resignations and new rules at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.
As the 30th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicks off in Elko, Nevada, the concern is for the future of the west and who will be the next generation of poets, performers and craftsman.
The standoff between the state and Clark County over who gets to license medical marijuana dispensaries may soon be resolved with help from Nevada lawmakers.
The ambitious plan will mark another milestone for Gov. Jerry Brown and for foreign manufacturers waiting to bid on lucrative train contracts.
Former U.S. Democratic Senator Mike Gravel, who represented Alaska in the 1970s, said on Wednesday he would head a Nevada company that develops and markets cannabis throat lozenges and other products in states that have taken steps to legalize weed.
When the Federal Aviation Administration first identified Nevada as one of six states authorized to test unmanned aerial systems — we call them “drones” — the state was heralded for its wide-open spaces far from population centers.
World War II veteran Davis “Dave” B. Leonard, who received a French Legion of Honor medal this year for gallantry during the U.S.-led Normandy invasion and for his role in liberating France from Nazi Germany, died Friday. He was 91.
An Elko police officer shot and killed a 24-year-old man during a domestic dispute — the first officer-involved shooting in the rural northeast Nevada town in more than 15 years.
A gun rights group wants Nevada’s elections chief to throw out a proposed 2016 ballot measure that would tighten background checks for anyone buying firearms from private sellers or gun show exhibitors.
A 41-year-old Washoe County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested in Spanish Springs after police say he was firing a gun while drunk and threatened to shoot at a sheriff’s helicopter.
Texas-based Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. has announced it had reached a deal to acquire Las Vegas’ CBS affiliate from Virginia-based Landmark Media Enterprises LLC.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Air tour operators at the Grand Canyon would be able to take more visitors over the most popular flight routes under a proposed incentive to make aircraft quieter.
DENVER — Federal officials say their decision to protect dwindling Gunnison sage grouse populations in Colorado and Utah has no bearing on next year’s highly anticipated ruling on the far more widespread species of greater sage grouse — but advocates on both sides already are placing their bets.
Federal investigators are looking into allegations of discrimination, retaliation and a sexually hostile work environment in the Grand Canyon’s river corridor.
CARSON CITY — Nevada has 243 tax exemptions that have an impact the state budget that are worth about $2.2 billion a year, according to a Monday report by the state Department of Taxation.
Washington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns, a victory for advocates of stricter gun laws who say they will use the momentum from this win to pursue similar measures in other states, including Nevada.
In a stunning election, Nevada Republicans swept top state offices Tuesday and ousted U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., as they took control of the state Senate and the Assembly in a low-turnout election marked by greater GOP enthusiasm and Democratic disaffection.
A Bullhead City woman told a Mohave County judge Tuesday she won’t feel safe if a police sergeant accused of raping her and trying to assault another woman is released on bail.
An inmate was found dead in an apparent suicide at Northern Nevada Correctional Center, the Nevada Department of Corrections said Tuesday.
The Bureau of Land Management is warning motorists to watch out for burros on the roads around Red Rock Canyon, as the end of daylight saving time can lead to a spike in deadly collisions.
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