Traffic leaving Nevada and heading into Southern California was backed up as much as 21 miles on Interstate 15 near Las Vegas, traffic cameras showed Sunday.
The Opportunity Scholarship program, launched in 2015, allows businesses to donate money toward tuition for low-income students in exchange for a tax write-off.
Shoppers in Nevada and a handful of other states who purchase holiday gifts online are finding they’re being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren’t before. The reason: the Supreme Court.
Developers are betting the heated market will persuade buyers to look at rural outposts, which offer cheaper houses but also hefty commutes to Las Vegas and not as many jobs, services and amenities as their famous neighbor.
On Saturday afternoon, southbound traffic was backed up for 17 miles near the Nevada-California state line, giving drivers a preview of snarled conditions expected Sunday as Thanksgiving weekend comes to an end.
Another Pacific storm system is headed for Lake Tahoe where nearly a foot of snow already has fallen and at least one big ski resort was forced to close on Thursday because of inclement weather.
For about three months, officials said, James Thatcher, 28, with the help of his girlfriend and their toddler’s nanny, had kept his 52-year-old mother and 34-year-old brother locked away and tied to a blood-stained mattress inside a bedroom in his Pahrump apartment, the secured window taunting the possibility of escape.
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles offices will close for Thanksgiving weekend Thursday, causing Monday to be what historically is the busiest day of the year.