A judge in Alaska is expected to decide whether a Las Vegas man can be released from federal custody while he awaits charges in connection with smuggling more than 20 pounds of cocaine through McCarran International Airport.
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A tide of 400 children arrived at the Southern Nevada Health District’s main clinic each day last week. The numbers were driven by procrastinating parents scrambling to get their children vaccinated before classes begin Monday in the Clark County School District.
Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada southwest of Reno where drivers of the company’s electric cars can recharge along Interstate 80.
Northern Nevada has a substantial literary community and its poetry circle is a vigorous one. So far this year three of the area’s most established poets have published work, along with at least one newcomer.
Nevada State Sen. Debbie Smith,D-Sparks has been named president of the National Conference of State Legislatures during the organization’s annual legislative summit.
Police say nobody was hurt but at least five vehicles were damaged when a man fired about 100 rounds from a Motel 6 in Sparks.
The state received 65 medical marijuana establishment applications by mail since the Monday deadline, pushing the number of applications received to 502, a state official said Thursday.
A Nevada judge considering a new trial for a woman who has served more than 30 years in prison for a murder she says she didn’t commit has postponed his decision after her lawyers said they have additional, new DNA evidence they believe will prove her innocence.
Southern Nevada electricity consumers will not see a rate hike next year, marking the first time in more than three decades that ratepayers have managed to duck an NV Energy-proposed rate increase.
As attorneys presented closing arguments in Robert Jackson’s trial on nearly a dozen charges related to a 2007 Strip shooting on Wednesday, prosecutor Marc DiGiacomo told jurors that Jackson eluded authorities for years “because the evidence is so darn compelling.”
Nevada attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt’s campaign on Wednesday questioned the authenticity of a leaked document showing highly critical notes from four attorneys on his job performance two years ago at a private law firm.
University Medical Center is laying off 224 employees, a move the public hospital is making to save $21.2 million, Clark County officials said Wednesday.
A 16-year prison sentence was imposed Monday for a homicide committed three years ago in the northwest Arizona community of Fort Mohave.
A judge slashed bail Wednesday from $2 million to $150,000 for a 73-year-old man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed trespasser in a home he owns in Sparks.
Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshall, a Democrat running for secretary of state, on Wednesday told a Hispanic group that she opposes requiring voters to present proof of identity before casting ballots because it’s too costly and not necessary.
The woman killed in a rollover crash Friday afternoon near U.S. Highway 95 in Nye County has been identified by the Nevada Highway Patrol as Patricia Mcloone, 37, of Pahrump.
Nevada public schools have at last risen above the lowest-performing states, according to a national report on ACT scores that also puts Nevada’s 2014 class above the national average.
A Nevada inmate serving more than 100 years died Monday in Carson City, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
The two Nevada attorney general candidates, Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt, on Tuesday agreed to their first debate on Sept. 20, hosted by the Nevada Press Association in Las Vegas.
The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health reported receiving 437 applications for medical marijuana establishments at its Carson City office by Monday’s deadline.
Nevada’s advisory committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will meet in Las Vegas this week to gauge public sentiment on the militarization of local police forces.
A flash flood warning is in place for far southern Clark County — which includes Searchlight and the Arizona and California borders — until 5:45 p.m. following severe thunderstorms.
The dangers that drought has created at one of America’s cherished treasures were explored by scientists, firefighters and politicians from both California and Nevada at this year’s 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit.