The Nevada Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision that maintained the parental rights of a Las Vegas couple awaiting trial in the killing of a 17-year-old girl. Rather than rule for the termination of rights, however, the high court’s unanimous Thursday decision ordered a full evidentiary hearing into the case with instructions on how to proceed.
Bolstering Nevada’s economy, Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Office of Economic Development helped create 4,771 jobs last year — three times the number in 2011 — and is on pace to beat that figure in 2014, the director of the office said Friday.
Jessica Keller, a diver for the National Park Service, was given an award for valor this week after she was credited with saving the life of her dive partner during a 2012 mishap at Lake Mead.
An idyllic Utah canyon home to ancient cliff dwellings and native burials will be the site of a protest Saturday by a group of people who plan to mount their ATVs and ride a trail that has been off limits to motorized vehicles since 2007, but the federal Bureau of Land Management has warned protesters to stay away.
A Nevada inmate who says he practices Satanism is accusing county jailers of violating his constitutional rights by denying him meals consistent with the strict diet of his pagan religion, including ice cream.
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld a 2012 decision by the Nye County Commission to call for a vote in Pahrump to discontinue the town board form of government.
FBI agents have opened a criminal investigation into the April 12 confrontation between Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and his armed supporters and law enforcement authorities, Sheriff Doug Gillespie confirmed Thursday.
Jake Pereira, UNR’s student body president, will keep his position after the Associated Students of the University of Nevada Senate voted Wednesday not to impeach him.
The drought is prompting the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District to cut water allotments to Fallon-area farmers.
House Republicans on Thursday rammed through a new investigation of the deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya, vowing to pursue questions old and new in a search for truth. Nevada’s four representatives split along party lines.