The Nevada Highway Patrol says about 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto a highway when a Union Pacific freight train struck the end of a tanker truck that didn’t clear the tracks in time to avoid a collision.
In the seven-day series The Water Question, the Review-Journal is taking an in-depth look at how long the river can sustain us, what’s being done to protect it and the implications for our community in the uncertain decades to come.
Speaking uncomfortable truths was the theme of Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ hour-long town hall at a North Las Vegas high school on Friday.
A bill before the Nevada Legislature would require licensing for community-based living arrangements, the group homes which came under fire last year for housing the mentally ill in filthy conditions.
A wary Assembly committee Friday scrutinized a proposed law to let police scan drivers’ cellphones after a serious crash, raising questions about privacy, technology and the constitutionality of the measure.