A fire at a low-level radioactive waste dump in Nye County that shut down a 140-mile stretch of Nevada’s main north-south highway for almost 24 hours in October was caused by rainfall that seeped through a compromised cover and reacted with metallic sodium, according to a report released Thursday.
Even after three decades, Mike Moeller had a familiar reaction to news that he and others taken hostage in 1979 at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran finally will receive compensation for their 444 days of captivity.
They lost their bid for a new trial in the largest mortgage fraud case in Nevada. Now federal prosecutors want a judge to order former real estate broker Eve Mazzarella and her ex-husband, Steven Grimm, returned to prison to continue serving lengthy terms behind bars while they appeal their 2011 convictions.
Nevada’s appellate courts decreased their pending caseload by more than 12 percent in fiscal 2015, and the decline is expected to continue next year.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Monday identified a man who died in a three-motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon near Searchlight.
An inmate serving time for possession of a stolen vehicle died Saturday afternoon at the Northern Nevada Corrections Center in Carson City, officials said.
Fans of Red Rock, Mount Charleston or cycling — or any of two dozen other causes — can proclaim their support with a special license plate.
What separates man from beast has long been debated. But the question has been answered in Nevada, where $14 million will be spent on deer crossings to keep the animals out of the grilles of travelers on Interstate 80 in the Pequop Mountains in Elko County.
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.
One person was killed and another was injured in a three-motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 95 near Searchlight, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.