CARSON CITY — Four organizations representing Nevada parents of autistic children said Wednesday they are concerned that a new initiative set to start Jan. 1 will fail because a state agency is proposing to pay an inadequate amount of money necessary to hire and train the professional staff for the early intervention program.
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The Clark County legal community was stunned last month to learn that the district attorney’s office has for decades quietly paid rent and other expenses for some witnesses in criminal cases, a practice not divulged to defense attorneys.
A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman’s young son and nanny nine years ago has been paroled to Las Vegas, Montana prison officials said Thursday.
For the first time in decades, Southern Nevada businesses and public agencies are getting a chance to buy cheap hydropower from Hoover Dam.
It will be several weeks before the portion of Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas that was devastated by floods is back up and running at full speed, Nevada Department of Transportation officials said Tuesday.
The University of Nevada, Reno made the top 200 colleges and universities in the nation, according to the annual survey conducted by U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday.
The National Park Service announced Monday that Zabriskie Point, in California 120 miles west of Las Vegas, will be closed through March 31 as contractors restore or rebuild unstable support walls and improve the overall safety conditions.
A UNLV research center on Tuesday issued a “more realistic” analysis of the impact of a proposed 2 percent state margins tax on business but still concluded it could create thousands of new jobs.
The lawyer for a man declared dead two decades ago, only to resurface as the suspect in the 2010 murder of a Las Vegas woman and her daughter, does not deny that her client killed the two but said Wednesday that he’s being tried in the wrong court.
The National Park Service is reopening a popular road closed by flooding and some hiking trails closed by summer heat at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Six brokers filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Clark County District Court, seeking class-action status for their claim that the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange and its website contractor, Xerox, have failed to pay commissions on coverage they sold through the exchange’s Nevada Health Link website.
More than a year after the Carpenter 1 fire, three popular hiking trails remain closed on Mount Charleston, and two of them are likely to stay that way for a while.
Authorities said a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor in the head in northwestern Arizona.
RENO, Nev. — Local activists and leaders of the NAACP in Nevada joined the call on Monday for the immediate arrest of a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old Missouri man more than two weeks ago, triggering raucous street protests and police patrols in the St. Louis suburb.
The road leading down to Lake Mohave through Eldorado Canyon has been closed since Aug. 4, but the National Park Service is struggling to keep visitors off the flood-damaged route south of Boulder City.
A lucrative contract to operate some of the most iconic lodging and food locations at the Grand Canyon has been reopened for bidding in a process that will bring changes affecting the millions of people who visit the landmark each year.
Three hundred miles from the glare of Las Vegas, Great Basin National Park is hard at work on plans to capitalize on its famously dark nights by playing host to a permanent research telescope.
Bill Dickinson, the superintendent for Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is part of a growing movement to curb light pollution and preserve the night sky for dark-loving animals and stargazing people alike.
Four people have been arrested in what Phoenix police are calling a retail-theft scheme involving Lego toys.
A status hearing has been postponed for a 24-year-old man accused of killing and dismembering several dogs, leaving a gruesome scene in a Northern Nevada motel room.
Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 36-year-old Lake Tahoe man on drug charges after they found nearly 300 pounds of marijuana trimmings at his home on the south shore.
The National Park Service is closing several hiking trails at Lake Mead National Recreation Area after a rash of heat-related medical emergencies and deaths.
A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school’s famed basketball arena.