Lake Havasu City police reported the discovery of human remains believed to be those of a missing local resident. Richard Scartozzi, 76, who suffers from dementia, was reported missing after he was last seen Nov. 1.
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Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow pleaded not guilty on Monday to 14 criminal counts arising from a corruption scandal that has embroiled him and his predecessor in a wide-ranging criminal investigation, his lawyer said.
A small plane crashed Friday in Alaska, according to police, who received a call from someone who was on the flight. The plane was carrying five occupants.
Two tractor-trailer rigs rolled out of the Environmental Protection Agency‘s gated lot across from UNLV on Monday on a journey to relocate equipment for gauging radioactive contamination to an EPA facility in Montgomery, Ala.
WASHINGTON -- Besides preserving desert valleys and buffering a massive piece of modern sculpture, a new federal conservation area in rural Nevada carries another impact: It blocks a priority shipping route to Yucca Mountain.
The long-range forecast doesn’t bode well for the interior West as it chokes on a fourth year of drought and smoke from wildfires.
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.
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.