A Nevada lawmaker known more for her controversial comments than political prowess has again thrust herself into the national spotlight.
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A ruling by the Nevada Supreme Court on Friday gave the go-ahead for the state to implement stricter registration requirements for sex offenders.
Senate Republicans failed last week in their efforts to repeal a federal water regulation that they claim would vastly expand what lands the Environmental Protection Agency oversees under the Clean Water Act.
A possible move to privatize certain Medicaid services for the vulnerable continues to draw scrutiny in states across the country, including Nevada.
The annual Hot Air Balloon Festival in Mesquite took to the skies early Saturday and filled the area with colorful balloons.
The state's higher education board on Friday pushed a series of proposals to merge services at Nevada's colleges and universities, putting the agency at odds with lawmakers who want to split the system instead.
Nevada — despite earning national attention for a dizzying list of education reforms that Gov. Brian Sandoval enacted last year— attracted only three candidates to fill a job that oversees public schools across the Silver State.
Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske can't wait to get an up-close look at the place where Southern Nevada's economic diversification efforts will kick into high gear.
Just two weeks after 250 soldiers from a Nevada Army National Guard supply brigade mobilized to support combat operations in the Middle East, two more waves of citizen-soldiers from a Nevada signal battalion are training for deployments to Kuwait and the Horn of Africa, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
As state lawmakers consider dismantling the Nevada System of Higher Education, the agency's Board of Regents will gather Friday in what some political insiders criticized as a bureaucratic stunt aimed at thwarting reform efforts.
A longtime Reno federal judge who has repeatedly clashed with an appeals court is taking senior status next month.
A state utility regulator has proposed that the issue of "grandfathering" in customers who installed rooftop solar systems before a new, less favorable net metering rate took effect Jan. 1 be given further consideration.
A 57-year-old Elko woman who is accused of killing her husband with a carving knife 12 years ago said in court last week that she and another man tried to encase his body in concrete when they buried him in a shallow grave.
A state judge Wednesday rejected arguments challenging language in a proposed constitutional amendment to gradually raise Nevada's minimum wage.
A broad group of conservationists, state lawmakers and tribal members on Tuesday called for the federal government to arrest the Southern Nevada leaders and self-styled militiamen leading the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge headquarters.
The Clark County coroner's office has identified a man struck and killed by a tractor-trailer near Jean on Interstate 15.
The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline has set a Feb. 12 vote on whether to ban former Family Court Judge Steven Jones from the bench for life.
A 58-year-old man doing time for burglary and robbery convictions has died, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced Monday.
The first day of spring is two months away, but Death Valley is getting an early jump on things.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the federal government in a long-running dispute with the late Nevada rancher Wayne Hage, remanding the case to a new federal judge because of apparent bias on the part of U.S. District Judge Robert Clive Jones.
For nearly all of his 81 years, Rudi Kraft has been a man on the move. He's roamed Europe, Canada, Mexico and the American West. But most of those dusty, hard-won miles have been driven right here in Nevada.
Supporters of turning federal lands over to states and counties have blasted home their message with dramatic activism — staring down federal agents in Bunkerville and holing up in a wildlife refuge.
For three decades, Virginia Ridgway has been the keeper of the keys to an inn known worldwide for its posh history and guests who so enjoyed the accommodations they refused to leave — the ghosts of the Goldfield Hotel.