A Bullhead City, Ariz., man charged in the 2014 death of his girlfriend’s baby pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Wednesday.
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Las Vegas set a record for the warmest low June temperature on Friday at 91 degrees, National Weather Service said.
Mary Baranovich, who married her partner, Beverly Sevcik, in January when gay marriage was legalized in Nevada, was awakened Friday to the news that the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled in support of same-sex marriage.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is bracing to bust its budget this year, in part because it has underestimated the demand for care in places like Las Vegas, a House panel was told Thursday.
Nevada’s youngest county based on the median age of its residents is Elko, while the oldest is Storey County, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The first building phase of Tesla’s massive battery factory being constructed in Northern Nevada is nearly complete, a legislative panel was told Thursday.
A divided Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the murder conviction and death sentence of Timothy “Stone” Burnside in the 2006 fatal shooting of a former professional basketball player as he waited at the drive-thru of a Jack in the Box in Henderson.
The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to relocate a state-of-the-art radiation monitoring laboratory from Las Vegas to Alabama, a move that has drawn protests from nuclear safety activists and officials from Nevada and California.
State gaming regulators and gambling equipment company representatives discussed draft rules governing development and use of slot machines that include a skill-based element aimed at attracting younger players.
Landry’s Inc. and Dotty’s Gaming and Spirits, among others, filed a federal lawsuit Friday in Las Vegas against Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and the state’s labor commissioner, Shannon Chambers.
Gov. Brian Sandoval welcomed water experts and managers from around the West on Tuesday to Lake Tahoe, where they reviewed a final report on dealing with drought.
FreedomFest, a 3½-day celebration of liberty and freedom in Las Vegas next month, won’t be free for hardly anyone — and especially bloggers trying to pass themselves off as the working press to avoid paying $500 for a ticket.
Amid new concerns over symbols of the Confederacy, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday said Nevada should reconsider the “Rebels” nickname for UNLV, a carryover from the days the school more closely identified itself with the South.
Nevada’s specialty courts are set to expand significantly with the infusion of $3 million a year in new funding provided by the 2015 Legislature, court officials said Monday.
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Pahrump man whose body was found behind a casino and who had recently been released from jail.
A North Las Vegas driver was killed in a single-car rollover in Lincoln County Saturday morning, the Nevada Highway Patrol said Monday.
Some 315,000 hungry individuals live in Clark, Esmeralda, Nye and Lincoln counties, according to Three Square, the only food bank that serves Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Restaurant Week helps raise funds to feed those individuals.
Congress is on a path to extend for another year a restriction on the Interior Department’s potential listing of the sage grouse as an endangered or threatened species, but efforts by some Western Republicans to place stronger checks on the department have run into complications.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will wrap up his yearlong stint as chairman of the Western Governors’ Association next week after hosting the organization’s annual meeting at Lake Tahoe.
The U.S. Senate last week overwhelmingly approved a $612 billion defense authorization bill over objections from the Obama administration that it evades congressionally mandated spending caps through an accounting loophole.
After hours-long bus delays left thousands stranded following Southern Nevada’s first RiSE Lantern Festival, event organizers plan to light up the night sky in a new location — and out of the watchful eye of a federal agency.
A visitor from Japan hiking with a group at the Grand Canyon National Park died Thursday as temperatures reached over 110 degrees, the National Park Service said Friday.
The Department of Energy has launched investigations into two incidents over the past year where workers at the Nevada National Security Site were exposed to potential contamination while conducting nuclear weapons activities.