It’s been a big year, Nevada. You’ve celebrated the 150th anniversary of statehood throughout 2014, and as ever plenty of books were published that attempt to capture your irascible spirit. Those books are sure to spark debate and make memorable Christmas gifts.
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Las Vegas Review-Journal filed suit Monday to force District Attorney Steve Wolfson to turn over public records in an ongoing newspaper investigation into a secretive witness payment program.
Three Lake Havasu City police officers were justified when they opened fire Nov. 23, killing a Lake Havasu City man who pointed his firearm at them, the Kingman Police Department determined after an independent review of the incident.
The Nevada Board of Regents approved a $215,000 annual salary Tuesday for its new executive vice chancellor, outgoing state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved two measures that will aid Las Vegas Monorail Co.’s county business license fees, which increased after the company restructured its debt.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has found carbon-containing compounds in samples drilled out of an ancient rock, the first definitive detection of organics on the surface of Earth’s neighbor planet, scientists said on Tuesday.
The cause of death for a woman who was injured in a June 6 car crash and died the next day was released Tuesday, six months after her death, by Las Vegas police.
Las Vegas police are looking for more victims linked to a man they believe sexually assaulted a child he took care of before school during the 2012-13 school year.
A $7.85 million advance from Congress will get the ball rolling on moving the Environmental Protection Agency’s Las Vegas labs and offices into new quarters at the Harry Reid UNLV Technology and Research Park, according to the U.S. senator whose name is on the sign.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved an $80,636 settlement with the county’s diversity director after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a federal wage discrimination lawsuit on her behalf.
Prosecutors said Tuesday that they expect to add new charges to the long list of allegations against three people accused of videotaping sexual abuse of at least eight children.
The TSA introduced four specially trained dogs to sniff passengers for residue or odors from explosive devices Tuesday at McCarran International Airport.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously picked Glenn Trowbridge to fill the Assembly District 37 seat vacated by Wesley Duncan.
The New York premiere of “The Interview,” a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled and a source said one theater chain had scrapped plans to show it.
In the wake of plagiarism allegations against the Nevada System of Higher Education, the chancellor is rolling out an explanation.
After killing a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart, police interrogated his girlfriend, accusing her of lying, threatening her with jail time and suggesting she could be on drugs, according to a video posted on The Guardian’s website. The man, John Crawford III, was holding an air rifle he had picked up off a store shelf when police shot him.
At Cimarron-Memorial High School, $50,000 is the magic number. Not only did the school’s robotics team recently receive a new tooling machine worth that amount, its information technology program also received computing equipment worth $50,000.
Assembly Taxation Chairwoman Michele Fiore, a lightning rod in a GOP power struggle, said Tuesday that she is “100 percent” in compliance with the IRS over almost $200,000 in tax liens, which is far less than an estimated $1 million in liens listed by the federal agency. But the Las Vegas assemblywoman declined to provide proof of her claims, citing an ongoing investigation of her former bookkeeper, whom she did not name.
A global settlement was announced Tuesday in the massive construction defect case involving CityCenter’s Harmon Hotel. The announcement came the day lawyers were to present opening statements at the trial, which was expected to last more than a year.
An Iraq War veteran sought in the killing of six family members in Pennsylvania was found dead on Tuesday of “self-inflicted cutting wounds” following a two-day manhunt, authorities said.
The self-styled sheikh behind a siege at a Sydney cafe had been charged as an accessory to murder and with multiple sexual offences. He also harbored deep grievances against the Australian government.
At least 132 students and nine staff members were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and opened fire, witnesses said, in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years.
The day before the first anniversary of Hailee Lamberth’s suicide, the family of the 13-year-old who is suing the Clark County School District over the bullying she experienced was shocked by a court filing that equated Hailee’s act with “murder.”