Gov. Brian Sandoval joined Chuck Harton of the Navy League Reno Council to place a wreath on the USS Nevada memorial Friday in Carson City in honor of today’s 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the U.S. into World War II.
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A kindergarten teacher at Havasupai Elementary School texted an undercover narcotics officer Friday before leaving the school on a break to sell him drugs, according to police in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
Nevadans advocating for a takeover of some of the 84 percent of the state land now controlled by the federal government to help with job creation and economic development heard conflicting legal views on the controversial topic Friday.
The need for a final beer didn’t prevent the surprise arrest of a bank robbery suspect in northwestern Arizona on Thursday.
A sentencing turned combustive Friday when the defendant’s angry husband dropped an F-bomb and stormed out of the courtroom as his wife complained about getting jail time for the drowning of her foster baby.
Former Nevada Assemblywoman Vivian Freeman of Reno, who championed the causes of women and children, conservation and education, has died at the age of 86.
Women and minorities have been overlooked and underpromoted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, according to a letter written by eight faculty members who call for the return of former UNLV president Carol Harter as acting president because of her willingness to address these issues.
From Las Vegas’ Historic West Side whose history is steeped in segregation, to the corridors of Congress in Washington and the governor’s office in Carson City, praise poured in Thursday for Nelson Mandela, South African’s former president who spent years in jail in the name of equality.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada and more than two dozen other House Democrats on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to achieve what he did for the so-called DREAMers — halt deportations of undocumented immigrants.
A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.