From welfare payments being sent to deceased individuals to the disastrous implementation of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, the 2014 Nevada Piglet Book contains what the conservative think tank NPRI calls “some of the most ridiculous examples of government waste” in the state.
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An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker’s head, but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man’s suspension from his job than his conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said.
A central Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with homicide in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in their Harrisburg home during the summer.
U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised it would never happen again.
Colorado’s highest court is considering whether workers’ off-duty use of medical marijuana is protected under state law.
The Clark County sheriff hopeful who billed himself as a Las Vegas police “outsider” has decided to endorse the “insider” candidate for the top law enforcement job in Las Vegas.
Nevada tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city as the birthplace of what became modern blue jeans.
A recent encounter with GOP Senate candidates Patricia Farley and Becky Harris confirmed my suspicions. They are spineless pawns.
When Henderson resident Esther Cothrun advocated naming an elementary school for her parents, she learned it pays to have the support of the community.
Although a fire extinguisher is the last line of defense in a home before calling firefighting professionals, many homeowners don’t have one or know how to use and maintain it.
Virgin America, a popular domestic airline with an average 12 daily flights to and from Las Vegas, will introduce seasonal service from Boston to McCarran International Airport in January.
Two men who prosecutors said used the Mormon religion as a ruse for a Las Vegas robbery were found guilty Tuesday.
Charles Harvey, the Nevada Taxicab Authority’s administrator for the last 3½ years, announced Monday he is resigning the position, effective Friday.
A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday.
It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travelers to cancel trips en masse, leaving empty hotel rooms and barren tourist sites in their wake.
The two major party candidates seeking the job of lieutenant governor in the November general election both endorsed the Tesla deal in a debate recorded Monday for the Nevada NewsMakers television program.
A 34-year-old inmate suffering from a chronic medical condition died Saturday, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced Monday. Jason Risner died at Valley Hospital Medical Center. He had been hospitalized since Sept. 11.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta has called for a blue ribbon committee to examine deficiencies in the Clark County child welfare system and courts.
The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday.
Las Vegas police said Monday that a shooting that left a teen dead earlier this month was a “heinous” and random act of violence.
Authorities say 10 people, including seven children, were injured when a semi rear-ended a stopped school bus as children were exiting in north Florida.
The investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has provided a “significant break” in the unsolved 2009 death of another young woman who disappeared from the Charlottesville campus, Virginia State Police said Monday.
Higher elevations in the Spring Mountains received their first dusting of snow for the season early Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.