Time is on the side of Las Vegas water officials in its effort to pump water from eastern rural counties to the Las Vegas Valley.
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The U.S. House last week voted to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of telephone records, a piece of the Patriot Act decried as a privacy invasion but which the Obama administration says is crucial to detect potential terrorist attacks.
In a lawsuit, Michael Sanzo says he suffered for eight months with infected teeth while in solitary confinement at High Desert State Prison north of Las Vegas.
Christopher L. Durling, who ran Direct Title Insurance Agency in Utah and Nevada, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of wire fraud.
The murder conviction and death sentence of a Nevada inmate were overturned Friday by a federal appeals court.
The U.S. House approved an amendment Thursday that seeks to ensure Air Force activities in central Nevada are not hampered by a 1,100-square-mile federally protected national monument area being weighed by the Obama administration.
Building campfires, welding, and using charcoal stoves, explosives and fireworks will be prohibited in areas including Lake Mead, Mount Charleston, Valley of Fire State and Beaver Dam state parks.
Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Wednesday he does not believe that the stalled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository will end up being the burial site for the country’s nuclear waste.
Upgraded security for one of the most sensitive laboratories in the federal government’s nuclear weapons complex quadrupled in cost and fell years behind schedule before the Nevada project was put on hold to await a restart, according to an audit made public Wednesday.
Eight months after Nevada lawmakers said they were told groundbreaking was imminent, the Department of Veterans Affairs is being pressed to explain continuing delays in building a veterans health clinic in Pahrump.
Nevada and 49 other states have reached $158 million in settlements with Sprint Corp. and Verizon Wireless to resolve allegations that the companies engaged in an illegal practice known as “mobile cramming.”
Instead of using fences to keep humans and animals apart, a proposed 2,000-acre sanctuary in northwest Arizona would allow visitors to observe the animals from raised walkways.
Among the accomplishments of Nevada’s late-Sen. Howard Cannon, from his 33-year political career to his Air Force Reserve service as a major general, his biggest achievement arguably was his role in delivering paratroopers in the lead plane during the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion of Normandy, France.
A contract expansion with the legal firm of Snell & Wilmer worth $450,000 with the state Department of Transportation was rejected by the state board on Monday after members expressed concern about a conflict.
Applications by Wynn Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Sands Corp. to leave Nevada Power Company, doing business as part of NV Energy, and acquire their own electricity on the wholesale market have been filed with state regulators.
Sensing the chance to land a punch, Democrats last week launched a multi-pronged attack on Rep. Joe Heck and his involvement in a Capitol Hill fight over credit loans to members of the military.
Mari St. Martin, press secretary to Gov. Brian Sandoval, is facing a drunken driving charge following her arrest Friday night in Reno, the governor’s office said Monday.
Sponsor says Nevada’s Public Employee Retirement System costs would fall by $1 billion per decade through reform.
A 2011 Environmental Protection Agency audit found widespread failure to deal with storm-water runoff pollution from state highways and Transportation Department facilities.
Two civilians and one Henderson firefighter suffered minor injuries during a Sunday fire near Boulder Highway and U.S Highway 95, according to a city spokeswoman.
A motorcyclist is dead and state Route 169 in Overton was shut down while troopers investigated a crash, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
The Senate voted last week to give Congress a voice over the nuclear agreement being negotiated with Iran. The bill would give lawmakers a month to review the pact being negotiated among Iranian leaders, Secretary of State John Kerry, and representatives of Russia, China, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Sometimes the efforts of the paid and volunteer teams of forestry firefighters come together in beautiful way. A cardiac incident just after 7 a.m. on April 25 at Mt. Charleston Hotel was one such event.