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.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval talked by phone Sunday from Kabul about his surprise trip to Afghanistan, saying it is a momentous time in the country’s history as a new president is inaugurated today to move the troubled country forward.
Rail aficionados will have something to cheer about when workers contracted by the Nevada Transportation Department begin construction of the new freeway next spring.
The Washoe County School District has received a $973,000 federal grant for anti-violence programs, nearly a year after a deadly schoolyard shooting rampage in the Reno suburb of Sparks.
The former Alaska governor, who ran for the vice presidency in 2008 alongside U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), spoke at the Values Voter Summit on Friday and made a pretty significant gaffe.
Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are grandparents. Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday to her first child, Charlotte.
The Pew Charitable Trusts has revised a report on state employee health insurance benefits to show Nevada’s program is better than originally stated and generally in line with national averages.
The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former official who headed the federal General Services Administration unit that came under fire for holding a lavish 2010 conference at the M Resort in Henderson.
A complaint alleging retaliation against protected union activity involving Clark County Department of Family Services employees has been filed with the state’s Employee-Management Relations Board.
A private developer’s quest for a $90 million, 30-year subsidy from the city of Las Vegas for a $200 million downtown soccer stadium took a new twist Thursday when the city and the development partnership of The Cordish Cos. and Findlay Sports & Entertainment announced a new stadium funding proposal.
Cash-strapped North Las Vegas will have to pay for improperly firing a police officer, according to a state labor board. The officer’s attorney said the bill could be more than $500,000.
President Obama’s etiquette is under fire again after the president saluted two Marines while holding a cup of coffee.
Clark County and other local governments in Southern Nevada are actively supporting Reno in an unfolding lawsuit between the city and its firefighter union.
Nevada officials have 30 days from Wednesday to submit a plan of correction to federal officials that addresses concerns over the timeliness of processing applications for food assistance benefits for low-income families or risk losing some administrative funding.
Every kindergartner in Nevada public schools now has a college savings account with a $50 balance. The Nevada state treasurer’s office opened these 35,000 accounts and made the $1.8 million in deposits using no taxpayer money, repeating what it did last year for that kindergarten class of about the same size.
A federal law enforcement agent who oversaw the aborted roundup of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy’s rogue cattle in April is drawing complaints from sheriffs and the lieutenant governor in Utah over his management style.
Is Las Vegas using all of its City Hall space effectively? City leaders have decided to pay a contractor five figures to find out.
Berwick’s Urban Lounge’s recent opening in downtown Henderson is being looked to as a possible first step in what city officials and business leaders hope is the start of something bigger.
Congress voted last week to give President Barack Obama the green light to arm and train rebels in Syria to fight against violent jihadist forces in the Middle East.
A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel.
North Las Vegas’ main library is shutting its doors Friday in preparation for its move down the street into a smaller space.
President Barack Obama says a bipartisan Senate vote to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world that Americans are united in combating the Islamic State group.
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