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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Nevada Assemblyman Joe Hogan died Friday, about seven weeks after suffering a massive stroke, his son said.
Nevada state agencies have submitted general fund spending requests for the upcoming two-year budget totaling $7.7 billion, or about $1 billion more than was approved for the current spending plan by the 2013 Legislature. But the requests to Gov. Brian Sandoval are just that: requests.
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.
Lawyers for Republican Adam Laxalt have asked Nevada TV stations to stop running an attack ad that “contains false and defamatory statements” about the Nevada attorney general candidate, his campaign said Friday.
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.
The Florida governor’s race was spinning wildly on Thursday, almost as fast as that electric fan former Gov. Charlie Crist insists on bringing along to campaign appearances.
Meghan Smith is ineligible to run as a Democratic candidate for the Assembly District 34 seat, after a judge ruled she didn’t meet the residency requirements.
Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Heck and his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray, clashed Thursday in debate on immigration, health care, minimum wage and U.S. strategy to quash Islamic militants in the Middle East, with Bilbray attacking Heck from her opening statement to her closing comments.
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.
The rush to vote in Clark County before Election Day starts Saturday.
Despite opposition from prosecutors, a federal judge Thursday ordered the release of a Phoenix woman charged with throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas.
WASHINGTON — Three weeks before Election Day, Rep. Joe Heck has broadened his financial advantage over challenger Erin Bilbray in the race to represent a portion of Southern Nevada in Congress.
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.”
Several Las Vegas City Council members say developers Cordish Cos. and Findlay Sports & Entertainment should consider taking on a third partner to privatize financing for a proposed downtown soccer stadium so that public dollars are not used.
If Larry Burns defeats Joe Lombardo in the race for Clark County sheriff, he’ll have to overcome Lombardo’s enormous fundraising advantage — Lombardo raised $1.6 million to Burns’ $870,000, according to campaign financing numbers released this week.
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.
In the confusing hours after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling holding Nevada’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, I threw a little Twitter praise toward the Coalition for the Preservation of Marriage.
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 high stakes battle over a measure that would impose a tax on large Nevada businesses to fund public education has shattered all records for a ballot issue, with opponents to Question 3 reporting nearly $2.5 million in contributions since June.
Republican Mark Hutchison raised more than $1 million for his campaign for lieutenant governor during the latest fundraising period, putting the total donated to him so far in the race at a record eye-popping $2.4 million, or nearly four times more than his Democratic foe.
Tuesday is the last day for Nevadans to register to vote if they want to cast a ballot in the Nov. 4 general election.