Clark County commissioners have put their support behind the widely debated concept of regulatory standards for transportation network companies, including ride-sharing companies such as San Francisco-based Uber.
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Janna Hoehn is close to notching another state to her photo collage list for the “Faces Never Forgotten” project. She needs some help, however, to find the last 19 photographs of Nevada’s fallen military personnel from the Vietnam War.
A Las Vegas man visiting the Grand Canyon with his family fell to his death Thursday afternoon, according to the National Park Service.
Nevada U.S. Reps. Joe Heck and Dina Titus took slightly different approaches Thursday, but both bids to remove or divert $150 million in Yucca Mountain funds from a 2016 Department of Energy spending bill were killed by voice vote in the House.
The U.S. House on Tuesday renewed passage of a bill to allow volunteer groups easier access to search public lands for victims of crime or accidents.
Bobby Bennett was an intriguing choice for executive director of the Nevada Athletic Commission. He has a genuine affection for boxing, and as an FBI case agent, he successfully worked one of the few professional fight-fixing investigations in recent history.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday applauded the Las Vegas man who made up a story about him being beaten up by his brother and successfully planted the tale with some conservative bloggers and radio talk show hosts.
A group of Democrats including U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada launched a bid on Tuesday to repeal a section of the federal health care law that will tax high-priced insurance plans starting in 2018.
“Partridge Family” actress Suzanne Crough Condray has died at her Laughlin home, the Clark County coroner’s office said Tuesday.
A site within the U.S. Naval Air Station in Fallon was one of five the Department of Energy is considering for its Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy lab. California, Utah, Idaho and Oregon also are competing.
The U.S. Senate broke a five-month impasse last week in voting to confirm federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to become attorney general.
Hillary Clinton will campaign in Nevada on May 5, a campaign official said Friday, demonstrating the state’s importance to winning the White House.
You’re probably not going to watch the Fight of the Century in person on May 2. But at least you can buy a $35 T-shirt — 0r even a $10,000 charcoal framed pastel — at a pop-up merchandise store that opened in a downtown Las Vegas parking lot at noon Friday.
It’s the Nevada Assembly’s turn to be the grown-ups in Carson City when it decides whether to gut the anti-SLAPP law, which is meant to deter lawsuits filed to punish and silence critical commentary and investigative journalism.
The siren call of an open seat is proving an allure to Nevada members of Congress who were not giving the U.S. Senate a second thought when incumbent Sen. Harry Reid was in line to run again.
The new record is expected as Colorado River flow forecasts previously set at 71 percent of average have been slashed to 52 percent.
A long-stalled bill that aims to combat human trafficking passed the Senate on Wednesday with the fingerprints of several Nevada lawmakers.
The list of large companies seeking to leave Nevada Power to secure their own cheaper energy is growing.
Officers at Southern Desert Correctional Center can relate to the challenges of watching over hundreds of inmates with insufficient staffing and equipment.
Staff with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission is recommending that the data storage company Switch pay a $27.7 million “exit fee” to leave Nevada Power and secure its own electricity on the wholesale market.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the bi-state population of greater sage grouse found along the California-Nevada border does not require the protection of the Endangered Species Act, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced Tuesday.
Nevada schools on Monday resumed statewide testing of students in grades three to eight following computer server crashes that interrupted the process last week. About 27,000 students started testing without interruption on Monday morning, according to the Nevada Department of Education, though the system later generated error messages at some schools across the state.
What Las Vegas police initially thought was gunfire Monday in the east valley turned out to be a pop from a piece of machinery, the agency said.