A Clark County District Court judge on Friday said she lacked the authority to hear dozens of motions to dismiss charges against mentally ill inmates now languishing in jail and sent the cases back to the courts where they originated for a decision on the matter.
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Former Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb died Friday afternoon at age 88.
After a resident outcry over sudden hikes in city recreation fees, Henderson has proposed phasing in the increases over the next three years.
This Fourth of July will mark the 239th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, the document that birthed the nation.
City Council members on Wednesday defiantly adopted a controversial ordinance that will enable the city to continue carrying out hundreds of long-planned annexations of parcels situated on “islands” of unincorporated county territory situated mainly in northwest Las Vegas.
Las Vegas City Council members on Wednesday put off approval of a gaming license sought by popular tavern chain operators at Dotty’s, delaying action on a controversial license at least one council member had hoped to deny.
An eyesore that has caught fire three times and been the subject of 40 complaints in the past five years is no more. The city of North Las Vegas bulldozed its fifth blighted house in the past year in about 30 minutes Wednesday.
Hillary Clinton struggled to fit into the government of President Barack Obama after being appointed Secretary of State in 2009, according to emails released by the State Department on Tuesday.
Many elected state higher education leaders say they want more information about Chancellor Dan Klaich’s efforts to quash a report critical of his agency, and some question his leadership.
Culinary Local 226 and Ultimate Fighting Championship are mixing it up again, and this time the Clark County Government Center has become the Octagon.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial drug for lethal injection in executions, but opened a larger question about capital punishment when two justices in the minority newly questioned whether the death penalty violates the Constitution.
Challenged to improve quality at state-run community colleges, officials of the Nevada System of Higher Education hired a consultant to recommend changes — then killed a report saying their system is a problem.
After several weeks of fits and starts, Congress last week voted to grant President Barack Obama “fast track” authority to advance an upcoming trade agreement.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., is spending the weekend in Cuba, part of a delegation assessing progress in normalizing relations between the island nation and the United States.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is bracing to bust its budget this year, in part because it has underestimated the demand for care in places like Las Vegas, a House panel was told Thursday.
Nevada’s youngest county based on the median age of its residents is Elko, while the oldest is Storey County, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Legislation that would reimpose a ban on legalized gambling over the Internet was introduced Wednesday in the U.S. Senate.
The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to relocate a state-of-the-art radiation monitoring laboratory from Las Vegas to Alabama, a move that has drawn protests from nuclear safety activists and officials from Nevada and California.
Binding arbitration appears more likely after negotiations between Clark County and its largest union didn’t show signs of progress at a bargaining meeting Tuesday.
The long-range forecast doesn’t bode well for the interior West as it chokes on a fourth year of drought and smoke from wildfires.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Wednesday she is confident that Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, who with armed supporters faced down federal officials over grazing cattle on public land, will be held accountable.
The White House will release on Wednesday a presidential directive and an executive order that will allow the government to communicate and negotiate with terrorist groups holding Americans hostage, a source briefed on the matter told CNN.
The Kentucky senator has four planned stops for Monday, and the former Florida governor will be in Henderson on Saturday.