James Dzurenda, director of Nevada’s beleaguered Department of Corrections, is on a mission to sell change behind bars.
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In 2005, Albert Okura paid $425,000 cash for Amboy, California — a clutch of orphaned buildings in the middle of the Mojave Desert, a long-forgotten, pit stop somewhere out there between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. The soul of the town is Roy’s Motel and Cafe.
It’s been a vision of UNLV leaders for years: A widely supported medical school educating the region’s future doctors and bearing the university’s name.
Within a year’s time, the billionaire real estate mogul has defied expectations in Nevada and throughout the U.S. as a tide of anti-establishment sentiment worked in his favor.
Occupants of a Kingman RV park evacuated Thursday due to a bomb scare related to a deadly explosives blast in Panaca were allowed to return to their homes Friday night.
Gov. Brian Sandoval met with Lincoln County Commissioners at the Panaca middle school and held a town-hall-style meeting with the community’s volunteer first responders at the fire station Friday morning, as he toured the site of Wednesday’s bomb attack.
Four months before he blew himself up in front of a house in the Lincoln County town of Panaca, Glenn Franklin Jones was stripped of his Nevada nursing license for mishandling narcotics.
Caretakers are raising three bear cubs after their mother was struck by a car and killed at Yosemite National Park in California.
A police bomb squad was searching for explosives Thursday afternoon in an RV and storage unit belonging to a man authorities say blew himself up the previous night in front of a home in a small Eastern Nevada town.
Ten local nonprofit workforce agencies have been awarded more than $11.8 million in federal funds to train Nevadans for the workforce.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday in Winnemucca for two Bureau of Land Management firefighters who died in a rollover crash Sunday.
In the event of a pandemic or major earthquake, who deserves emergency medical care first: an elderly patient or someone younger?
Tina Marie Parks was arrested Wednesday on 11 felony charges involving allegations she falsified party affiliations while registering voters before the June 14 Nevada primary, the secretary of state’s office said.
The body of a man reported missing Monday was recovered Wednesday from the Colorado River’s Topock Gorge area.
A 23-year-old federal firefighter who was hurt in a crash that killed two colleagues heading home from wildfire spotting patrol in Northern Nevada is out of the hospital.
The state Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved using $414,000 in legal settlement funds received by the attorney general’s office to expand the testing of backlogged rape kits held by the Washoe County sheriff’s office.
A Las Vegas judge tossed the case of a Republican Nevada Assembly candidate who challenged the results of a primary race she lost last month and wanted two precincts in the Moapa Valley area to cast their ballots again.
An Elko County man has been arrested in connection with abuses of the guardianship system, the Nevada attorney general’s office announced Tuesday.
Nevada’s juvenile justice system will get a thorough review with help from the U.S. Department of Justice in an initiative announced Tuesday by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Burning Man organizers are disputing their $2.8 million bill from the federal government — the cost last year of hosting its popular outdoor festival in the Black Rock Desert, a national conservation area in Nevada.
The state Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved $2.5 million more for Nevada to keep fighting against a proposed high-level nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain.
Nevada officials on Tuesday approved a $120,000 settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over violations relating to polluted stormwater runoff from state Department of Transportation-run facilities.
Officials say northwestern Arizona is seeing depleting aquifers because of growth and water use by farming operations.