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Labor Day campaign trails cross in Nevada

This Labor Day weekend, the two top candidates for lieutenant governor, Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchison, were sure to cross paths as they made the campaign circuit of parades, fairs, pancake breakfasts and rib cook-offs across Nevada.

Grand jury indicts Las Vegas mom accused of shooting son

A Las Vegas mother charged with shooting her son in the head was indicted Friday by a Clark County grand jury. Shavon Carrillo, 31, who also goes by Shavon Aguilar, faces a charge of attempted murder and three charges of child abuse.

Las Vegan linked to McCarran drug case may be held in Alaska

A judge in Alaska is expected to decide whether a Las Vegas man can be released from federal custody while he awaits charges in connection with smuggling more than 20 pounds of cocaine through McCarran International Airport.

Reimbursements up for treating mentally ill in Nevada

Nevada officials on Wednesday received the green light from federal officials on a crucial part of the plan to reduce the number of mentally ill patients seeking treatment at valley emergency rooms.

Politicians hate ‘corporate inversions,’ but fix elusive

Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., and a Republican congressman who are members of the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday suggested Congress get serious about reforming the nation’s corporate tax policies to keep American companies in the United States.

Rain delay doesn’t dampen enthusiasm for Burning Man

Burning Man organizers announce end to rain delay and welcome attendees to the weeklong Northern Nevada rave in the wilderness. By midmorning Tuesday all but a few dozen of the RVs were back on the road again, and by most accounts, no worse for the wear.

Nevada inmate dies in apparent suicide

An inmate died in a suspected suicide Sunday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.

Hummingbirds filmed taking fast drink in Vegas

Freelance photographer Don Carroll’s close-up, high-speed images reveal how hummingbirds use their extended tongues to drink nectar in his Las Vegas backyard.

Unvaccinated students pose risk to others

A tide of 400 children arrived at the Southern Nevada Health District’s main clinic each day last week. The numbers were driven by procrastinating parents scrambling to get their children vaccinated before classes begin Monday in the Clark County School District.

Nevada medical pot applicants grow to 502

The state received 65 medical marijuana establishment applications by mail since the Monday deadline, pushing the number of applications received to 502, a state official said Thursday.

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