Two recent court decisions regarding the collection of use taxes on coal used by utility companies will save Nevada $200 million, state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said Thursday.
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and his lawyer said the defense will ask to delay his upcoming trial.
Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.
A driver suspected of being intoxicated hit a group of pedestrians and another car outside a Southern California church as a Christmas service ended, killing three people and injuring several others, police said.
A patriarch police say coerced a girl into proving her love for him with sex acts also encouraged her to bring high school friends to his home, according to arrest reports released Wednesday.
The North Las Vegas City Council approved $6.3 million to settle a lawsuit over a botched land deal. The settlement includes an installment plan for the city and interest is factored into the payments.
Las Vegas leaders on Wednesday approved the Desert Aire Wellness bid to build a pot shop at 420 E. Sahara Ave. — signing off on the group some six weeks after they OK’d 27 other dispensary license applications
People in Southern Nevada had mixed reactions Wednesday to the United States normalizing relations with Cuba. The news also had gaming analysts speculating on what the change could mean for casinos that once existed in Havana.
Santa Claus and helpers from Operation Homefront doled out 500 holiday gift bags for military families who flocked to VFW Post 10047 across from Nellis Air Force Base.
The FBI had to move up a raid on an international gambling operation at Caesars Palace in July because word had slipped out about the investigation, a state gaming agent testified Wednesday.
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right.
The rain that trickled down throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Wednesday is not here to stay — but cool temps are.
Traffic is flowing smoothly Wednesday after a crash near the U.S. Highway 95 interchange on Horizon Drive was briefly blocked, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
The House in January voted 394-0 for a bill to cut red tape at Lake Mead and other federal parks so recovery teams could search for victims of accidents or foul play. But the bill died late Tuesday when the Senate failed to take follow-up action before adjourning.
Police in Oregon have arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of involvement in a shooting incident outside a Portland high school last week that wounded four people, including three teenagers, authorities said on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance from lawmakers opposed to reconciling with the communist-run island.
Phoenix police say an officer fatally wounded an 18-year-old soldier clad in fatigues who shot a young girl as he tried to get into her home.
A jury found a Montana homeowner guilty of deliberate homicide on Wednesday in the shooting death of a German high school exchange student who entered his garage in a case that tested the state’s version of a “castle doctrine” self-defense law.
The U.S. and Cuba will begin taking steps to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in more than half a century. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba, some of which President Barack Obama announced at the White House on Wednesday.
Scientists say the three prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz in one of the most famous and elaborate prison breaks in U.S. history could have survived and made it to land.
Fourteen people, including the owners of a Massachusetts pharmacy, have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.
For the past two years, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has said that it would attract a record-breaking 40 million tourists to Southern Nevada, toppling a record that has stood since 2012. Now it’s happened
A lot of plans and not enough money. That was the message running throughout Tuesday’s conversation for improving Nevada’s public schools, as stated by some of Nevada’s leading education officials and a reform-minded state lawmaker.