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.
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A Nevada inmate denied cataract surgery by the Department of Corrections because he still had one functioning eye has won a ruling in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Kafoury Armstrong & Co., a Nevada certified public accounting firm that does business with the state and many local governments, has been fined $25,000 and placed on two years’ probation by the state Board of Accountancy.
Last week’s deadly shooting that left a 24-year-old man dead stemmed from a game of dice the night before, according to a Las Vegas police arrest report.
For Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Gibbons, the waiting was the hardest part of serving as a juror in a Carson City criminal case this week.
Nevada officials are challenging a recent study on state employee health insurance benefits, saying Nevada workers pay a much smaller share of their premiums — and much closer to the national average — than the report suggests.
The historic Amargosa Opera House suffered serious flood damage after heavy rain struck the tiny town of Death Valley Junction, Calif., last week.
An immigrant living in the country illegally who registered to vote in Washoe County under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections has been sentenced to 103 days in jail.
One of rancher Cliven Bundy’s sons was released from jail Thursday and ordered to undergo an intensive outpatient drug program.
Officials are moving forward with plans to evict families in 14 homes in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border as authorities attempt to crack down on families who have failed to pay occupancy fees for years.
It’s no secret Nevada schools are doing poorly, “remaining at the bottom of all those lists,” but that’s not the entire picture, said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga on Wednesday. The truth is even worse than the stats would have you believe, he added.
Tim Crowley, president of the Nevada Mining Association for the past six years, is leaving the organization to create his own public affairs agency.
An August count placed the population of Moapa dace at 2,248, almost double the population from August 2012. The count suggests the endangered fish that lives in springs and streams 60 miles north of Las Vegas is on its way to recovery.
Law enforcement agencies gathered more than 6,000 marijuana plants from what they called “gardens” in the mountains of Lincoln County earlier this week. The two-day raid north of Las Vegas involved about 50 officers from Lincoln and White Pine counties, Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas police, the Nevada National Guard, the Bureau of Land Management and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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.
The state Transportation Board, with Gov. Brian Sandoval as chairman, is expected to decide how to move forward with the project, which could end up costing as much as $1.3 billion and be the largest in the history of the state Department of Transportation.
On U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s to-do list during the Senate’s summer break: Unpack at his new home in Henderson.
Inmate Brian Kakowski, 41, briefly escaped from a northern Nevada corrections facility Tuesday evening, corrections department officials say.
Nevada is among the states with the highest sign-up rate for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, according to a new study of the federal initiative that gives temporary protection from deportation to some youths who are in the country illegally.
A Clark County jury heard opening remarks Tuesday in the trial of Robert Jackson, who is accused of shooting four people on the Strip in 2007.
Nevada highway officials hope the era of car crashes, injury accidents, road rage and misery on the road to Pahrump is nearing an end.
Nevada state employees must pay a significantly larger share of their health insurance premiums than their counterparts in other states, a report released Tuesday said.