2 more US magistrate judges in Las Vegas to retire in 2019
2 more US magistrate judges in Las Vegas to retire in 2019

Federal court officials in Las Vegas say two more U.S. magistrate judges plan to retire next year.

11 hrs 5 mins ago
California woman dies in jet ski accident on Colorado River
California woman dies in jet ski accident on Colorado River

Authorities say a California woman has died after the jet ski she was riding collided with a boat on the Colorado River near Laughlin, Nevada.

16 hrs 17 mins ago
Nevada inmate serving life for sex, robbery convictions dies
Nevada inmate serving life for sex, robbery convictions dies

Officials say a 65-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was serving a life sentence for robbery, sexual assault and failure to register as a sex offender has died behind bars.

16 hrs 49 mins ago
Fires prompt sage grouse hunting ban in part of Nevada
Fires prompt sage grouse hunting ban in part of Nevada

Destruction of sage grouse habitat by a series of large wildfires has prompted a ban on hunting for the game bird this fall across a stretch of north-central Nevada nearly twice as big as the state of Delaware.

18 hrs 33 mins ago
Forest Service posts plan to remake, expand Vegas ski area
Forest Service posts plan to remake, expand Vegas ski area

A ski area near Las Vegas could get a winter sports makeover and add summer thrill rides and zip lines under a plan that federal officials have posted for public comment.

20 hrs 1 min ago
Police: Vegas detective fires shot, armed suspect surrenders
Police: Vegas detective fires shot, armed suspect surrenders

Police say a detective shot once but missed an armed burglary suspect who surrendered after running from officers during his arrest over the weekend in Las Vegas.

21 hrs 5 mins ago
2 dead in fatal shooting north of Reno
2 dead in fatal shooting north of Reno

Washoe County sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that left two men dead north of Reno.

23 hrs 5 mins ago
Henderson police post body-camera video of officer shooting
Henderson police post body-camera video of officer shooting

Police in Henderson have posted body-camera video showing an officer shooting at two people in a car that officials say ran over the officer's foot and backed into another officer while fleeing a grocery store parking...

23 hrs 29 mins ago
At least 12 gang members arrested at resort near the Strip
At least 12 gang members arrested at resort near the Strip

Las Vegas police say authorities have arrested several known gang members at a resort casino near the Strip.

23 hrs 37 mins ago
Colleges mull pushing for share of legal wagering proceeds
Colleges mull pushing for share of legal wagering proceeds

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August 19th, 11:23 pm
Reno-Sparks housing prices hit all-time high again
Reno-Sparks housing prices hit all-time high again

Rising housing prices have set a record in the Reno-Sparks area for the fourth time this year.

August 19th, 9:31 pm
Study: Climate change possible cause of bird species decline
Study: Climate change possible cause of bird species decline

Scientists studying the collapse of bird populations in the desert along the Nevada-California border say climate change could be to blame.

August 19th, 11:39 am
At least 1 person injured after helicopter crash in Nevada
At least 1 person injured after helicopter crash in Nevada

Authorities say at least one person was hospitalized with injuries after a helicopter crash in central Nevada.

August 19th, 10:27 am
Woman sentenced to prison in stabbing death of her mother
Woman sentenced to prison in stabbing death of her mother

A 27-year-old Henderson woman is headed to prison after being sentenced for second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of her mother.

August 18th, 3:31 pm
Grand Canyon road closed because of wildfire is reopening
Grand Canyon road closed because of wildfire is reopening

Grand Canyon National Park is reopening a scenic road to a North Rim vista that was closed Aug. 4 because of a lightning-caused wildfire.

August 18th, 2:35 pm
Jury holds Nevada liable for 2017 wildfire that burned homes
Jury holds Nevada liable for 2017 wildfire that burned homes

A jury in Reno has found the Nevada Division of Forestry liable for the loss of 23 homes and 17 other buildings in a 2016 wildfire after strong winds re-ignited a prescribed burn.

August 18th, 11:30 am
Study: Average class sizes in Nevada are largest in the US
Study: Average class sizes in Nevada are largest in the US

Teachers in Nevada's largest school district are trying to find ways to deal with overcrowded classrooms after a study by the National Education Association found that the state had the largest average class sizes in...

August 18th, 10:42 am
Nevada water chief rejects big Vegas pipeline pumping plan
Nevada water chief rejects big Vegas pipeline pumping plan

Nevada's top state water official has dealt a severe blow to long-fought plans for Las Vegas to pump drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Nevada-Utah state line.

August 17th, 2:58 pm
Police say young man killed girlfriend, then himself
Police say young man killed girlfriend, then himself

Las Vegas Metro police say a 25-year-old man killed his live-in girlfriend on Thursday before fatally turning the gun on himself.

August 17th, 1:54 pm
Douglas County woman accused of exploiting mother, 74
Douglas County woman accused of exploiting mother, 74

A 49-year-old Douglas County woman has been arrested on charges accusing her of embezzling more than $5,000 from her elderly mother.

August 17th, 1:06 pm
Raiders' boss wants to hold future summer camps in Reno
Raiders' boss wants to hold future summer camps in Reno

Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain says he wants to bring the team's summer camp to Reno when it moves to Las Vegas before the 2020 NFL season.

August 17th, 12:10 pm
Las Vegas man sentenced to prison in fake tax returns case
Las Vegas man sentenced to prison in fake tax returns case

A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to just over a year in prison and ordered to pay approximately $572,000 in restitution to the federal government after pleading guilty to filing hundreds of false tax returns in the names...

August 17th, 11:06 am
Discovery of Elko human remains sparks homicide probe
Discovery of Elko human remains sparks homicide probe

Police in northeast Nevada have opened a homicide investigation after the discovery of the skeletal remains of an Elko man who went missing four years ago.

August 17th, 10:42 am
Clothing store guard shot by Vegas police still hospitalized
Clothing store guard shot by Vegas police still hospitalized

A Las Vegas clothing store security guard who was wounded by police after allegedly opening fire with a handgun during a busy shopping weekend remains hospitalized and unable to make court appearances.

August 17th, 10:17 am
Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project
Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project

Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.

August 17th, 10:01 am
Lake Tahoe swimmer rescued after leg stuck between boulders
Lake Tahoe swimmer rescued after leg stuck between boulders

A swimmer at Lake Tahoe had to be rescued after her leg became wedged between several boulders in the mountain lake on the California-Nevada line.

August 16th, 11:29 pm
Gov. Sandoval won't make gubernatorial race endorsement
Gov. Sandoval won't make gubernatorial race endorsement

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he won't make an endorsement in the gubernatorial race.

August 16th, 6:10 pm
The Latest: Nevada high court sets execution drug hearing
The Latest: Nevada high court sets execution drug hearing

The Latest on court arguments about the drugs that would be used for Nevada to execute its first death-row inmate in 12 years (all times local):

August 16th, 5:46 pm
Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver
Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver

Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting are harshly criticizing MGM Resorts International over its legal maneuver seeking to centralize multiple lawsuits.

August 16th, 5:14 pm
Brothel owner Assembly candidate sues county in license flap
Brothel owner Assembly candidate sues county in license flap

Nevada's most famous legal pimp is accusing Nye County officials of conflicts of interest in revoking his license to operate his best-known brothel about an hour's drive northwest of Las Vegas.

August 16th, 2:57 pm
NV's first 2018 human case of West Nile virus in Lyon County
NV's first 2018 human case of West Nile virus in Lyon County

Health officials in northern Nevada have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in the state this year.

August 16th, 1:29 pm
Alleged scammer skips sentencing, loses plea deal
Alleged scammer skips sentencing, loses plea deal

An alleged Las Vegas casino scammer skipped his sentencing and thus loses the plea deal he accepted.

August 16th, 12:01 pm
Data: Nevada unemployment rate lowest since August 2007
Data: Nevada unemployment rate lowest since August 2007

Recent figures show Nevada added 9,500 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent to 4.6 percent in the state.

August 16th, 10:41 am
Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory
Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins that the Hispanic and immigrant community are credited with delivering for the party...

August 15th, 11:20 pm
Vegas Strip SLS casino-hotel to assume control of W hotel
Vegas Strip SLS casino-hotel to assume control of W hotel

The W hotel brand is leaving the Las Vegas Strip.

August 15th, 11:04 pm

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