RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge decided Friday not to rein in the roundup and capture of wild horses in eastern Nevada, rejecting advocates' claims the federal government was “needlessly and recklessly” killing free-roaming mustangs in violation of U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man is facing federal charges alleging he threatened the lives of state election workers he blamed for “stealing the election.”
Gjergi Luke Juncaj pleaded not guilty Thursday in U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Henderson man has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for taking part in a series of pawn shop robberies in 2016 that netted more than $200,000.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for Nevada said Kaili Tualau, 31, was sentenced Friday by U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state panel will consider allowing public schools in Nevada's two most populous counties to hire emergency substitute teachers who have only a high school diploma.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hospital staffs remain stretched thin statewide in Nevada but health officials said Thursday they believe a monthlong surge in COVID-19 cases has crested in the Las Vegas area and should peak soon in Reno and the rest of the state.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos continued a hot streak in December, tallying a 10th straight month of $1 billion or more in house winnings and propelling end-of-year figures to a record $13.4 billion.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two physicians enlisted to oversee what would be Nevada’s first execution since 2006 don’t ever want to be identified publicly, state officials told a federal judge on Wednesday.
Prison officials want to use a never-before-tried combination of three or four drugs to execute Zane Michael Floyd by lethal injection, including the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl and the anesthetic ketamine.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Nate Hobbs pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced traffic charge stemming from his arrest early this month on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — A former assistant principal at a middle school in rural Lyon County has been sentenced to one to five years in prison on child pornography charges.
Scott Darrington, 55, of Fallon, was arrested after investigators received a tip in June 2020 that he had uploaded an image of child pornography to a website chatroom, prosecutors say.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A conservation group and a southern Nevada ski resort said Tuesday they settled a federal lawsuit that had blocked plans to put a mountain biking park on steep terrain that is home to the endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A motorist who noticed a pickup truck and trailer outside a northern Nevada construction company the day before Christmas provided a key clue to the arrest of a California man accused of stealing explosives and driving them to suburban Las Vegas, federal authorities said Tuesday.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A historic church in Sparks designed by one of Nevada's most prolific architects is facing demolition.
The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that a developer has obtained a demolition permit for the Immaculate Conception Church.
High school graduation rates dipped in at least 20 states after the first full school year disrupted by the pandemic, suggesting the coronavirus may have ended nearly two decades of nationwide progress toward getting more students diplomas, an analysis shows.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amid reports of struggling student performance and school board upheavals, a group wants to ask Nevada voters to give communities the power to secede from large school districts.
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has said southern Nevada residents can expect increased aircraft noise from a scheduled training exercise that will involve nearly 100 aircraft, with nighttime takeoffs planned to allow air crews to train for combat operations conducted at night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 25-year-old Black man is suing two police agencies in Nevada after he was misidentified as a white ex-felon nearly twice his age, arrested, and held for six days in jails in two Las Vegas-area jurisdictions.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has thrown out the conviction of a Black man who was found guilty in Elko of attempted murder and other violent felonies, ruling that his jury was tainted by “harmful racial stereotypes” during pretrial questioning by his defense attorney.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 38-year-old Las Vegas woman has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison after she was convicted in New York in an elder fraud conspiracy targeting about 7,500 victims and generating about $10 million in proceeds.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal appeals court will have to decide whether protecting historical tribal lands and a rare toad warrant blocking a major geothermal plant in Nevada as the nation tries to move away from fossil fuels amid a looming climate crisis.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested in Nevada and Arkansas in the fatal shooting of a man in a Scottsdale hotel parking lot, according to authorities.
Scottsdale police said Ilya “Mike” Shimonov was taken to a hospital after the Jan.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — University of Nevada, Reno President Brian Sandoval is defending his decision to begin the spring semester with mostly in-person classes this week after a group of faculty members called for a two-week classroom closure in the face of unprecedented growth in COVID-19 cases.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Family members, a Nevada Army National Guard official and Las Vegas police pleaded Thursday for public help to identify people in a car from which gunshots were fired at a Halloween house party, killing a 22-year-old Guard member and wounding two other people.
NBC will not be sending its announcers and most hosts to the Beijing Olympics due to continued concerns about rising COVID-19 cases worldwide and China’s strict policy about those who test positive.
The NFL filed a motion asking a Nevada court to dismiss former Raiders coach Jon Gruden's lawsuit against the league, saying the accusations that the the NFL leaked Gruden's old, offensive emails are “baseless” and “should be dismissed for failure to state a single viable cause of action.”
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The long list of Republican gubernatorial candidates immersed in the bruising primary battle underway in Nevada began 2022 with millions of dollars less in campaign cash than incumbent Democratic Gov.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With Nevada hospitals reporting a staffing “crisis” and health officials reporting COVID-19 patient tallies at pandemic highs, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak highlighted a program Wednesday to enlist nursing students to help meet the demand for medical providers.
WINNEMUCCA, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man wanted on multiple warrants in California was arrested after an armed standoff with sheriff's deputies in Winnemucca over the weekend that began when he allegedly fled the scene of a minor hit-and-run accident.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Grant Sherfield hit four 3-pointers and finished with 21 points, Warren Washington had 12 points and nine rebounds and Nevada beat Air Force 75-68 on Saturday.
Kenan Blackshear and Will Baker scored 11 points apiece.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Year-end data compiled from multiple agencies in Clark County showed that law enforcement investigated at least 245 homicides in 2021, a newspaper reported.
The total topped 2017, when 264 people were killed including 58 in the immediate aftermath of the Oct.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's Board of Regents voted 9-4 on Friday to direct Chancellor Melody Rose to send a letter to state lawmakers, health officials and Gov. Steve Sisolak in support of imposing a vaccine mandate on students enrolled in public colleges and universities in Nevada.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The economic effect of the coronavirus pandemic emerged in stark numbers in an annual report showing a decrease in employees at Nevada’s biggest casinos and anemic revenues during the 12 months that followed a statewide casino shutdown in 2020.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Thousands of Nevadans will share in a big settlement 39 state attorneys general negotiated with a major student loan collecting company accused of abusive lending practices tied to more than $1 billion in loans, Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford said Friday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada congresswoman and several elected and tribal officials announced support Friday for national monument designation over a broad area south of Las Vegas they say is biologically diverse and rich with Native American cultural significance.
Daniel Carlson’s latest clutch field goal for the Las Vegas Raiders earned him some fans from across the country.
Carlson’s overtime winner from 47 yards on Sunday gave the Raiders a 35-32 win over the Chargers and clinched a playoff berth for the Pittsburgh Steelers by avoiding a tie.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada expects to receive almost 600,000 rapid COVID-19 tests from the federal government to give to residents so they can find out at home if they have the coronavirus instead of crowding hospital emergency rooms amid the rapid spread of the omicron variant, Gov.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A magician's proposal to perform with three tigers in a parking lot near the Las Vegas Strip is resurfacing debates about detaining feline predators and using them for entertainment.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The late Sen. Harry Reid was buried Thursday at a desert cemetery in his hometown of Searchlight, Nevada, following a week of ceremonies in Las Vegas and at the U.S. Capitol that honored his decades shaping state and national policies.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In a campaign ad, Nevada gubernatorial candidate Michele Fiore steps out of a Ford F-150 with a handgun holstered on her hip and tells viewers she was one of the first elected officials to endorse Donald Trump in the lead-up to the 2016 election.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Marcus Shaver Jr. scored 28 points and Boise State defeated Nevada 85-70 on Wednesday night.
Emmanuel Akot added 23 points for the Broncos (11-4, 2-0 Mountain West Conference.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal government acknowledged it has been shipping mixed radioactive waste from a nuclear cleanup site in Idaho to Nevada and New Mexico for disposal.
In a statement Tuesday that followed a protest letter from U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Sen. Harry Reid was remembered Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol as a “legendary leader,” a hardscrabble Democrat who rose from poverty in a dusty Nevada mining town to deliver landmark legislation from the Senate's most powerful position.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Staffing levels at Las Vegas-area hospitals remain in the worst “crisis” category for the second week in a row as Nevada’s COVID-19 positivity test rate soars to new heights and schools scramble to respond to the state's worst coronavirus surge to date.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for shotgun slayings of two women at a house on a tribal reservation along the Nevada-Oregon state line in 2018.
Federal prosecutors say Stoney Prior of McDermitt and the victims of the double murder all were members of the Fort McDermitt Shoshone Paiute Tribe.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas-area school administrators cited “extreme staffing shortages” Tuesday in an announcement telling parents there will be no school for students on Friday and Jan. 18.
Clark County School District administrators said they hoped a five-day “pause” on classes through the weekend including the Martin Luther King Jr.
David Wise is playing with house money. And he knows it.
So, ask the only man to ever win Olympic gold in the halfpipe if he feels pressure bidding for a three-peat in China and the free-spirited 31-year-old freestyle skier just laughs.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The parents of a five-time champion on the game show “Jeopardy!” are accusing a Las Vegas-area hospital where he underwent abdominal surgery of causing his death in February 2021.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada state police say a car being driven the wrong way on a freeway in metro Las Vegas' southern outskirts caused a six-vehicle crash that killed four people and injured two others.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A hospital company with several facilities in southern Nevada saying Monday it will cut to five days its return-to-work target for medical personnel who test positive for COVID-19.
BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An Oregon man sought in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in Arizona has been arrested in Nevada, police in Arizona said.
The Bullhead City Police Department said Ryan Clark, 37, of Medford, was arrested and jailed Thursday after leaving a hotel in Las Vegas on an Arizona homicide warrant in the death of 28-year-old Megan Rae Jean Hannah, of Medford.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hockey fans in Southern Nevada still love Marc-Andre Fleury.
The adoration overflowed Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena when the 18-year veteran led the Chicago Blackhawks onto the ice for their game against his former team, the Vegas Golden Knights.