Two recent court decisions regarding the collection of use taxes on coal used by utility companies will save Nevada $200 million, state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said Thursday.
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Winds gusting to 140 mph through Sierra Nevada passes ahead of a powerful Pacific storm damaged homes and a church in South Lake Tahoe, closed schools, and grounded commercial airline flights in Reno.
Southern Nevadans who say they lost thousands of dollars to a pyramid scheme run by Herbalife called on Nevada’s attorney general Thursday to investigate the company, which sells nutritional and weight-loss products.
A 90-day jail sentence was imposed Thursday for a police officer’s wife and former dispatcher who looted funds while serving as treasurer of the Bullhead City Police Officer’s Association in Arizona.
The first chunk of new roadway for the dream that is Interstate 11 took another step closer to reality Thursday.
A Bullhead City, Ariz., police sergeant facing prosecution for sex offenses on both sides of the Colorado River has resigned his position.
President Barack Obama’s offer of temporary legal status to millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally promises their families a path to normalcy and a reprieve from fear of being separated through deportation, Las Vegas student Astrid Silva told the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
Nevada is one of 18 states splitting $226 million in federal grants to develop public preschool programs in 2014, according to an announcement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and White house officials in a press call Tuesday.
An autopsy report in the September death of 8-year-old Isabella “Bella” Grogan-Cannella in Bullhead City made no conclusion as to sexual assault, but noted that there was a hemorrhage within the victim’s vaginal wall.
Congress in its final major bill of the year unveiled Tuesday declined to support a call by billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson for a ban on legalized Internet gambling.
A mentally troubled Lake Havasu City, Ariz., man who pleaded no contest in the beating death of his wife was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday.
The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday unveiled an independent study of potential Nevada tax reforms, including a comprehensive overhaul that would affect a half-dozen levies — from sales and property to entertainment and business taxes — as well as proposals for more narrow fixes on just one or two taxes.
An Alaska man has been ordered to pay almost $2,500 for a fine and court cost associated with federal prosecution for dumping refuse into the Colorado River and illegally collecting firewood in violation of his non-commercial private rafting trip permit.
The cost to incarcerate a juvenile in Nevada’s most expensive correctional facility for youth was about $195, 406 in fiscal year 2014, according to a report released Tuesday.
All 78 state courts are now reporting dispositions to the state criminal information repository, but it will take until mid-2018 to erase a backlog of nearly 900,000 old records, state lawmakers were told Monday.
The Board of Regents last week created local advisory councils for the community colleges in the state, a move some education watchdogs fear is just window dressing to appease advocates who want community members to have more say in the colleges.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., hit a nerve last week when the Senate voted on a Department of Energy nominee with ties to Yucca Mountain. Make that a couple of nerves.
New state Attorney General Adam Laxalt has big plans for Nevada, including offering more legal help for veterans, outlawing campaign gifts to the office, protecting the state from federal intrusion and continuing some of his predecessor’s priorities of protecting residents from harm and criminal scams.
A Beatty-area rancher might have a way to keep his Nye County community from joining Nevada’s long list of ghost towns. It all depends on two wheels, hiking boots, running shoes and horses.
Gov. Brian Sandoval expressed confidence Sunday that he’ll be able to work well with a more conservative Legislature, although he said he may need to tweak his plans for major tax reform with new GOP lawmakers in mind.
In a symbolic gesture of disapproval, U.S. House Republicans last week approved a bill to nullify President Barack Obama’s executive order shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Four of the last Pearl Harbor survivors from Southern Nevada recalled that horrific morning 73 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941, when swarms of Japanese warplanes attacked the Hawaiian territory island, Oahu.
Wild burros in the northern Pahrump Valley are being gathered and moved to prevent roadside hazards along state Route 160, according to the Bureau of Land Management.