Erica Lafferty still can’t walk into a school without thinking of Dec. 14, 2012, the horrible day her mother was killed by a disturbed man who shot 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Preliminary estimates suggest that Nevada’s medical marijuana program could generate as much as $10 million in excise taxes to the state in the upcoming two-year budget.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday rejected a call for travel bans from Ebola-ravaged West Africa, suggesting that it was too early for such a move.
Same-sex marriage has become legal in Arizona after the state’s conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn’t challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for such unions in the state.
A long-awaited report issued Thursday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission found key aspects of the Yucca Mountain site could meet safety requirements to store nuclear waste.
GOP lieutenant governor candidate Mark Hutchison on Wednesday turned his Democratic opponent Lucy Flores’ main criticism back on her in a debate, saying she’s the one who represents the “status quo.”
City leaders on Wednesday took first steps toward passing a bill that would require the city’s tobacco purveyors and “smoking lounge” operators to pony up for a new city-issued privileged business license starting next year.
Clark County’s child fatality disclosure involving 16-month-old Michell Momox-Caselis, who was killed in an apparent murder-suicide involving her foster father Sunday, doesn’t provide much new information.
The Coalition for the Protection of Marriage on Monday filed a petition with the 9th Circuit Court seeking a rehearing on the Nevada same-sex marriage case by the full court.
Three months after a homicide shook a quiet northwest Las Vegas Valley neighborhood, residents say HOA laws have hamstrung their ability to govern themselves and keep their community safe.
A Nevada panel has granted tax breaks to Amazon.com for its new distribution center in Reno.
A license to marry for same-sex couples finishes what Nevada’s domestic partnership law left undone more than a decade ago.
Nevada faces a shortage of mental health workers, but some of the barriers contributing to the scarcity of professionals could be eliminated during the 2015 legislative session, according to a study released Thursday by the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Thursday the Clark County School Board made a “grave mistake” by not asking voters this year to approve new bonds to build schools and the decision may complicate his efforts in education.
Instead of holding court on Oct. 2, several local judges attended a campaign event in Henderson, and most of them cleared their court calendars to do so.
Clark County granted its first same-sex marriage license just after 5 p.m. Thursday, ending days of legal wrangling and waiting for gay and lesbian couples across Nevada.
North Las Vegas’ downtown library might be in a smaller space — but the city’s hopes for the branch are big.
Henderson City Council members approved a two-year state lobbyist contract for $228,000 for Richard Perkins, the city’s former police chief.
Clark County commissioners are considering a proposed ordinance that would affect taverns like Dotty’s that serve food and offer gaming. Among the proposed changes, taverns with slot machines would be required to get at least half of their revenue from the sale of food and beverages.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved an $11 million contract that includes longevity pay for University Medical Center employees who are represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 1107.
Attorney general candidate Ross Miller said Tuesday that if elected Nov. 4 he would set up a strike force to go after Internet crimes against children, particularly those involving sexual abuse.
The newly formed Blue Ribbon committee appointed to examine shortcomings in Clark County child welfare services met on Tuesday to hear a wide range of problems facing the system and the courts.
Clark County Clerk Diana Alba has decided that the Marriage Bureau will begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples at 2 p.m. today, according to county spokesman Erik Pappa.