Members of Congress took the first steps Wednesday to stave off or reduce cuts to military benefits that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had proposed earlier this year.
The federal government paid $236 million to landowners in 11 states — including $35.6 million in Nevada — to preserve sage-grouse habitat amid a debate over whether the bird should be listed as an endangered species — potentially hindering energy development and ranching.
Operations at McCarran International Airport are returning to normal after flights were grounded for about an hour and a half Wednesday following an unspecified computer problem in the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic control operation in Southern California.
A Northern Nevada Correctional Center inmate died Wednesday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. Jerome Urban, 56, who died at the correctional center’s Regional Medical Facility, had a chronic medical condition.
Faced with a staggering backlog of veterans’ disability claims in Nevada, the Department of Veterans Affairs will add 20 employees to process claims at the VA’s Las Vegas benefits office.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife is recommending hunters statewide be allowed to take more elk and fewer mule deer this year due in part to persistent drought that will make it difficult to support typical deer herd sizes.
Nevada’s U.S. senators split Wednesday on raising the minimum wage to an hourly $10.10.
GOP congressional candidates Assemblyman Cresent Hardy and Niger Innis clashed in debate Tuesday over the Bureau of Land Management and its attempt to round up Cliven Bundy’s cattle on public land.
Jeffery Talbot, the director of the Research Center on Substance Abuse and Depression at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Henderson, is convinced that far too many suicides occur because currently available antidepressants take much too long to take effect, if they work at all.
Our cops-and-gangsters history continues to capture the public’s imagination. It does so in no small part because of former Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb’s out-sized personality and some of the controversies he survived during his long career.
Rancher Cliven Bundy, whose refusal to pay fees for grazing cattle on public lands for 21 years led to a controversial roundup by the Bureau of Land Management, debunked claims Tuesday that militia followers who rallied to his cause continue to stir up this rural community with checkpoints and an armed presence.
A personal pitch from U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada failed on Tuesday to persuade House Speaker John Boehner to move forward on a bill that would extend unemployment payments to more than 2 million Americans whose benefits have expired.
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park have released the name of a Flagstaff woman who died after apparently falling off the South Rim.
The Sparks City Council has taken another step toward regulating the legal sale of medical marijuana within the city limits.
Horses4Heroes transitioned from a temporary home at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs to a permanent home, courtesy of the Las Vegas City Council’s unanimous vote April 16.