Clark County on Tuesday announced the new directors of the Department of Family Services and the Department of Social Service.
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Draft orders that will be considered by the Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday reject arguments by three Las Vegas gaming companies that they should be able to pay lower fees to leave Nevada Power as retail customers.
Things could get tricky for Clark County as officials mull over what to do with two south-valley soccer fields that look more like golf course fairways than football pitches.
The House Republican majority opened the second year of the 114th Congress with votes to overturn President Barack Obama's signature health care law, defund Planned Parenthood, rein in federal regulations and restrain class-action lawsuits.
Last year was very much a ho-hum year for the city of Las Vegas. "It wasn't the greatest year," Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman said at City Hall during her fifth State of the City address Thursday. "But it was a good year."
Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Thursday accused Nevada's lieutenant governor of "ethical conflicts" and asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit he filed in his private capacity over the state's new education saving accounts program.
The Nevada attorney general's office needs to strengthen its monitoring of settlement funds designed to help victims of the foreclosure crisis in Nevada, a legislative audit has found.
Acquiring a pet from the local animal shelter is a great idea, and I highly recommend it. You'll get a warm and fuzzy feeling literally and metaphorically. In fact, most city pet shops already devote space for pound hounds. But should it be mandatory?
Ammon Bundy's goal is to reverse transactions that moved control of lands from ranchers to the federal government. What's unclear: Exactly how he intends to do that.
The White House unveiled gun control measures on Monday that require more gun sellers to get licenses and more gun buyers to undergo background checks, moves President Barack Obama said were well within his authority to implement without congressional approval.
When compared to a $43 million gas station in Afghanistan or even a $1 million study of monkeys on a treadmill, an $11,305 Intercity Bus Security Grant might get lost in the debate over government spending.
Dozens of new laws dealing with police body cameras and elections to industrial hemp and craft pickling will take effect in Nevada at the stroke of midnight.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is urging Gov. Brian Sandoval to accept a Superfund priority designation sought by the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up a toxic abandoned copper mine in Lyon County.
Fans of Red Rock, Mount Charleston or cycling — or any of two dozen other causes — can proclaim their support with a special license plate.
A national nonpartisan group of senior citizens has sent an open letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval and state Attorney General Adam Laxalt urging them to join in a lawsuit seeking to stop the EPA from enacting the Clean Power Plan regulation it completed in October.
The cost to build a 5,000-square-foot juvenile residential facility in Clark County has raised concerns and questions among county officials.
Flash back to January 2015. Imagine someone saying that that North Las Vegas would land a major car-manufacturing plant. And that the Las Vegas Review-Journal would be sold — not once, but twice.
From the Moapa Zoo to O.J. Simpson to the Bunkhouse Saloon, here's a look back at some of the people and places we wrote about this year.
Independent auditors concluded Tesla Motors Inc. met all conditions for tax abatements and credits during the eight months after lawmakers approved the perks in a special 2014 legislative session.
State Treasurer Dan Schwartz criticized Nevada's lieutenant governor Thursday over a lawsuit filed on behalf of families seeking state money to send their children to private school.
With Yucca Mountain mothballed as a nuclear waste repository, the U.S. Energy Department on Monday launched a "consent-based" siting process to ensure that communities, tribes and states are comfortable with the location of future storage and disposal sites before they are constructed.
Numbers don't lie, and they also guide. Bloomberg Philanthropies will help Las Vegas better use data as part of the What Works Cities initiative.
Gov. Brian Sandoval sealed the deal Saturday to bring a $1 billion electric car manufacturing plant to North Las Vegas after Nevada lawmakers gave final approval.