- Reno man killed in wrong-way highway collision Updated: May-28-16 3:46 pm
RENO, Nevada - Authorities say one driver is dead and another was hurt in a wrong-way collision in northern Nevada.
- Sandoval urges relaxed grazing restrictions as drought wanes Updated: May-28-16 11:52 am
RENO, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval is urging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to reconsider livestock grazing restrictions in northeast Nevada, saying that may now be unwarranted given a wet winter that has drought conditions on the mend.
- Nevada political consultant accused of extorting lawmaker Updated: May-26-16 9:19 pm
LAS VEGAS - A Nevada political consultant was indicted in Las Vegas on a variety of charges that include extortion, perjury and filing a false document.
- Fernley pool board broke open meetings law twice Updated: May-26-16 1:41 pm
RENO, Nevada - Nevada's attorney general says a board overseeing the public swimming pool in Fernley broke the open meetings law when it failed to provide proper notice about a meeting called to correct a previous violation of the law.
- Controller drops effort to repeal commerce tax on ballot Updated: May-25-16 10:22 pm
LAS VEGAS - State Controller Ron Knecht said Wednesday that he's abandoning an effort to repeal Nevada's new commerce tax because a recent court setback made it too difficult to gather the signatures needed to get the measure on the ballot.
- Reports disclose fund-raising for Nevada ballot measures Updated: May-25-16 9:59 pm
LAS VEGAS - New campaign finance reports reveal fundraising for proposed November ballot measures. Here are some takeaways:
- I-80 reopened in Reno after semi-trailer overturned Updated: May-23-16 6:31 pm
RENO, Nevada - All lanes of U.S. Interstate 80 have reopened on the edge of downtown Reno after a semi-trailer truck hauling thousands of watermelons overturned and made a mess of the morning commute.
- Former mental patient wins bid to argue patient dumping case Updated: May-20-16 6:52 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A former Nevada psychiatric patient will get another chance to argue in state court that he was improperly discharged from a Las Vegas mental health facility and put on a bus to California.
- Court orders arbitration in Vegas newspapers profits dispute Updated: May-20-16 6:21 pm
LAS VEGAS - The Nevada Supreme Court says a profit-sharing dispute between the owners of the Las Vegas Sun and crosstown rival Las Vegas Review-Journal newspapers belongs before a third-party arbitrator.
- Judge dismisses lawsuit against Nevada school choice program Updated: May-18-16 8:39 pm
LAS VEGAS - A Las Vegas judge dismissed claims that Nevada's sweeping new school choice program violated the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools, although the voucher-style program remains on hold over different concerns raised in a separate lawsuit.
- AG, governor differ on Obama transgender bathroom directive Updated: May-17-16 1:22 pm
LAS VEGAS - Nevada's top elected Republicans are taking differing approaches to President Barack Obama's directive on bathroom access for transgender students.
- 12 roosters seized in Elko cock-fighting arrest euthanized Updated: May-13-16 6:16 pm
ELKO, Nevada - Authorities in Elko County say they've been forced to euthanize 12 roosters seized from a California man accused of engaging in illegal cock-fighting.
- Nevada high court ruling keeps judge on Las Vegas Sands case Updated: May-11-16 9:35 pm
LAS VEGAS - A state court judge in Las Vegas will continue to handle a lawsuit headed for trial involving billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson's company and a former Sands China Ltd. chief executive, the Nevada Supreme Court said Wednesday.
- Gov. Brian Sandoval won't attend GOP convention Updated: May-09-16 5:59 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he won't be there to support his political party's convention this summer.
- 9th Circuit to hear appeal again in 1995 Carson City killing Updated: May-04-16 4:14 pm
RENO, Nevada - Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is asking a federal appeals court to reinstate a 1996 murder conviction the U.S. Supreme Court struck down because prosecutors may have failed to prove the 14-year-old killer knew what he did was wrong.
- Lawsuit: Nevada worker fired for not accepting Scientology Updated: May-03-16 11:30 pm
LAS VEGAS - A Catholic woman fired from her job at a bottled water company led by a Nevada lawmaker has filed a federal lawsuit against the business, saying she was pressured to watch videos on Scientology and was denied pay raises because of her religious beliefs.
- US agency's Nevada boss urges roundup of 4,000 mustangs Updated: May-02-16 4:13 pm
RENO, Nevada - Concerned about continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland in Nevada, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's state director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County - more mustangs than were gathered across 10 Western states combined last year.