A new area manager has been named for the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, a part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest just east of the Las Vegas Valley.
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Elko and Eureka counties and two mining companies have filed the first lawsuit in Nevada challenging new federal land management plans intended to protect sage grouse, arguing that the rules are overbroad and were imposed in violation of existing law.
An Arizona woman whose daughter was killed almost 13 months ago has been sentenced to prison for her drug-dealing involvement following the homicide.
A 67-year-old inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City died Thursday, the Nevada Department of Corrections said.
The bodies of two Nevada ghost hunters who appeared on "Ghost Adventures" were found by police after they stormed a Sparks apartment after an hours-long standoff.
Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday he has appointed Paul Thomsen as chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission beginning Oct. 1.
James D. Santini, a champion of mining and tourism who represented Nevada in Congress as the state was embarking on a run of unprecedented growth in the mid- to late 1970s, passed away Tuesday. He was 78.
Gov. Brian Sandoval opened a three-day water summit Monday with his own observations of a drought-stricken landscape of depleted reservoirs, rivers reduced to trickles and mountaintops no longer capped with snow.
In the midst of a national discussion about police brutality and accountability, the Las Vegas police policy of releasing body camera footage is "heading in the right direction," according to the American Civil Liberties Union.
Water, the lack of it and how the driest state in the nation can best stretch every last drop will be the focus of a three-day drought summit that convenes Monday in Carson City.
Two wild donkeys crossed the road in front of a line of cars rolling into Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday morning, making it clear that this wasn't your typical Las Vegas attraction.
Merv Adelson was 83 years old, but he was still limber enough to play semantical Twister. When Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough asked the obvious question in 2013 about Adelson's historical ties to the late mob bootlegging king and Las Vegas forefather Moe Dalitz, the octogenarian's backflip would have made a Cirque du Soleil acrobat proud.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Ron Parraguirre has been in courtrooms for more than 30 years as a lawyer and judge. On Wednesday, he became a witness for the first time.
Nevadans receiving jobless benefits are being urged to file claims early next week to avoid a delay in payment as officials upgrade the unemployment insurance computer system
A prisoner serving time in a Northern Nevada prison died on Monday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
An outside study on use of force at Nevada prisons will be submitted to the Department of Corrections on Monday, a week after Gov. Brian Sandoval asked for the resignation of the agency director for, in part, failing to deliver the report on time.
The executive director of the state agency that certifies peace officers faces a state ethics inquiry tied to his prior side work as a paid instructor for police academies.
The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by O.J. Simpson for a new trial on kidnapping and robbery charges.
The Sheahan family's feud with the Air Force over their Groom Mine property near the classified Area 51 installation will climax Thursday as the Air Force moves to seize it after a co-owner said the rejected $5.2 million offer was "disingenuous."
Southern Nevada community and business leaders on a lobbying trip to the nation’s capital got a pitch Thursday on Yucca Mountain from the leading supporter of the controversial nuclear waste program.
A squirrel found dead at Lake Tahoe last month has tested positive for the plague, health officials said, marking the latest incidence of the disease in California that forced the temporary closure of two Yosemite National Park campgrounds.
Less than a week after 28 emaciated wild horses were rounded up and put down, Bureau of Land Management officials announced plans to collect more animals they say are at risk of starvation in the mountains outside Las Vegas.
The state Board of Examiners on Tuesday hired a former chief deputy attorney general under a $300,000 contract to continue Nevada's efforts to fight the location of a nuclear repository at Yucca Mountain.