WASHINGTON — A bill quietly introduced in Congress would restrict mining and energy exploration over a sweeping area of rural Nevada, preserving scenic valleys and buffering a landmark piece of desert artwork.
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A long-awaited report issued Thursday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission found key aspects of the Yucca Mountain site could meet safety requirements to store nuclear waste.
Additional arrests and new twists are reported in the aftermath of the slaying of an 8-year-old girl in Bullhead City six weeks ago.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday said the state’s implied consent law, which permits law enforcement officials to force a motorist to submit to a blood test to determine impairment, is unconstitutional.
Washoe County health officials have conducted their first Ebola screening of a person who was on a flight with a patient who had the virus but released the individual after determining there was no health risk.
Animal rights activists rallied outside a Nevada courthouse Thursday before a judge scheduled another hearing next month for a 24-year-old man accused of beheading and dismembering several dogs.
A section of Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas is ready for traffic again after suffering damage during a late-September flash flood.
Nevada tribes will receive $4.8 million, split between water quality projects and broader environmental programs from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
GOP lieutenant governor candidate Mark Hutchison on Wednesday turned his Democratic opponent Lucy Flores’ main criticism back on her in a debate, saying she’s the one who represents the “status quo.”
Bullhead City police arrested the mother and stepfather of an 8-year-old girl who was slain six weeks ago on felony drug charges involving meth Wednesday night.
If you think Nevada faces a water crisis today, imagine how residents of booming Virginia City must have felt back in the 1870s when their fickle sources began to run dry.
A northwest Arizona man who killed his ex-girlfriend’s new fiance in the Midwest was given a life prison sentence in Douglas County, Wis., on Monday.
RENO — A Sierra storm packing winds gusting in excess of 85 mph toppled trees and downed power lines in the Reno-Tahoe area, leaving more than 1,000 homes without power for several hours.
A Lake Havasu City, Ariz., man was killed when his motor home burst into flames Monday afternoon.
The lawyer for a 73-year-old Northern Nevada man charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed trespasser says he’s ready to go to trial and anxious to prove he was acting in self-defense.
Delamar was deadly. Named after the town’s chief gold mine owner, the late-1800s mining community became better known in Lincoln County as “the widow maker.”
The high stakes battle over a measure that would impose a tax on large Nevada businesses to fund public education has shattered all records for a ballot issue, with opponents to Question 3 reporting nearly $2.5 million in contributions since June.
Republican Mark Hutchison raised more than $1 million for his campaign for lieutenant governor during the latest fundraising period, putting the total donated to him so far in the race at a record eye-popping $2.4 million, or nearly four times more than his Democratic foe.
The outgoing superintendent of the Washoe County School District says he doesn’t believe school police should be armed with military-style assault weapons.
One of the pilots killed when two planes collided Sunday in Northern Nevada has been identified, the Lyon County Sheriff’s office said. Tyler Adams, 28, from Corvallis, Ore., and the pilot from the second plane died when their airplanes crashed into each other in midair.
The State Transportation Board on Monday unanimously approved a $70 million design-build project for State Highway 439, also known as USA Parkway east of Reno in Storey and Lyon counties.
Two aircraft collided over the Nevada desert Sunday, sending them crashing near a dry lake bed and killing both pilots, authorities said.
A man was hospitalized after jumping into a hot spring on the Northern Nevada desert to rescue a dog.