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.
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For the second time in two months, Washoe County sheriff’s deputies have had to rescue one of the boats they use for search and rescues at Lake Tahoe.
Authorities in a small Southern Utah town are still trying to figure out why a former Las Vegas developer went to his neighbor’s house with a gun and ended up shot dead last week.
KINGMAN, Ariz. — Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Chief Darrell Raburn, 64, died Monday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. — A man died Saturday in Fort Mohave after being shot in the chest, Mohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan said.
Many farmers and residents in southern Utah will no longer be able to use water from the Virgin River because of ongoing drought conditions that have greatly diminished water levels in the river and its tributaries.
A life prison term was imposed Thursday for a man who killed and dismembered a house guest in Kingman, Ariz., in November 2011.
A California condor chick hatched this summer in the cliffs of Zion National Park, and the baby bird has biologists buzzing.
Mohave County Search and Rescue personnel in northwestern Arizona combed the Mohave Channel near Kingman on Tuesday for a person reported missing when the normally dry wash ran like a raging river Monday night, but then gave up the search after no one was reported missing.
A group of U.S. Bureau of Land Management interns trekked three days this week across a blistering stretch of Utah desert, re-creating part of the 1846 path of the ill-fated Donner Party.
A 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned about 6 square miles of forested land in northern California.
A 75-year-old pedestrian struck by a Kingman Fire Department staff vehicle in Northwestern Arizona on Monday morning died Wednesday.
A Golden Valley woman was killed when two vehicles collided during a Sunday thunderstorm in northwest Arizona, the Department of Public Safety said.
A Marine died when his personal water craft collided with a boat on Lake Havasu Friday afternoon, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s office.
A portion of federal transportation funding would be detoured to a grant program administered by representatives of local community organizations under legislation introduced by Rep. Dina Titus.
There are no significant costs going forward to nonparticipating ratepayers from homeowners who install their own rooftop solar systems to reduce their power bills, according to a study submitted to the Nevada Public Utilities Commission.
A Bullhead City man convicted of sex offenses involving 8- and 10-year-old sisters was sentenced Tuesday to two consecutive life prison sentences followed by 28 years.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday afternoon announced he has directed for immediate action to be taken on five recommendations that will help improve the state’s struggling mental health system on the short-term. The improvements will cost an estimated $3.5 million.
A long delayed modern medical clinic for veterans in Pahrump is back on track, Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday following a meeting with VA officials. Construction will begin this fall on a facility next to Desert View Hospital in the town 70 miles west of Las Vegas.
Police in Las Vegas arrested a northwest Arizona fugitive who was convicted of manslaughter and other charges after skipping his trial in Kingman last week.
A Bureau of Land Management ranger, a California Highway Patrol officer and a suspect were injured Saturday in a shootout near a Northern California campground, authorities said.
A Henderson resident killed in a helicopter accident in the Grand Canyon had exited the aircraft he was piloting when it rolled and fatally injured him in northwest Arizona May 18, according to an NTSB report.
The Western Governors’ Association has selected Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval as its new chairman.