INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — Transportation officials at Lake Tahoe say they are experimenting with a new effort to try change the behavior of visitors who fill up an overcrowded parking area for one of the lake’s most popular beaches by hitting them in their wallets.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Starting Aug. 15, Nevada state employees who aren't fully vaccinated for COVID-19 must take weekly virus tests.
Gov. Steve Sisolak announced the new testing policy in a statement on Friday after it was previously reported to be in the works.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas police have opened a homicide investigation into the death of a man who was found unresponsive on the floor of a Laughlin casino after a fight early Friday.
Officers responding to the casino on the Nevada-Arizona line about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of Las Vegas found the victim at about 1:20 a.m., police said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei of Nevada had three surgeries and an outpatient procedure over the past 10 months for cancerous tumors on his kidneys and a cancerous spot in his esophagus, the Republican congressman disclosed Friday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — People are mourning the death of a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper, who was struck by a vehicle police said was driven by an armed carjacking suspect trying to elude troopers on a busy freeway near the Las Vegas Strip.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A 35-year-old man who was arrested in Stockton, California on an unrelated warrant has been charged with murder in the death of a woman this week in Sparks.
Sparks police said Friday they identified Jeremy Ray Johnson of Stockton as the prime suspect a day after 25-year-old Ana Marie Acevedo was found dead on Tuesday near U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Money is available for tenants who could face eviction as early as this weekend as pandemic protections expire, and Nevada's governor and advocates called Thursday for affected renters to quickly contact programs set up to help.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two tribes that joined a legal battle over plans to build a mine at the largest known U.S. deposit of lithium urged a judge Thursday to temporarily ban digging for an archaeological survey that they say would desecrate sacred tribal lands in Nevada near the Oregon line.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The heaviest rain moved out of parts of eastern and south-central Nevada Thursday but most of the state remains under a flash flood watch into Friday night and more rain is expected through the weekend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada health officials said Thursday that they understand the return of an indoor mask mandate is frustrating but that it's a necessary step to protect people as the number of coronavirus infections rises.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos rode a robust economic rebound from coronavirus restrictions in June, taking in more than $1 billion in winnings for the fourth straight month and nearly reaching the all-time record set a month earlier, state regulators reported Thursday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Northern Nevada's top health officer said Wednesday that the return to an indoor mask mandate in most of the state is an unwelcome but necessary move amid a spike in COVID-19 infections he blames on the 43% of eligible residents who have not gotten vaccinated.
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — The governors of California and Nevada called for more federal firefighting assistance Wednesday as they toured a region blackened by one of several massive wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes in the West.
New guidance from the federal government set off a cascade of mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back against the guidelines at a time when Americans are exhausted and confused over constantly shifting pandemic measures.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada print news organization and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing to ensure access to what could be the state's first execution in 15 years.
A federal lawsuit invoking First Amendment rights seeks a court order banning state prisons chief Charles Daniels from preventing witnesses, including reporters, from observing the lethal injection of convicted killer Zane Michael Floyd.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is re-imposing a mask mandate for public indoor settings in places where COVID-19 is surging, including the state's largest cities, state authorities said Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge won't block a Nevada law banning the manufacture and possession of so-called ghost guns that don’t have serial numbers, saying she doubts a lawsuit from gun rights advocates can succeed.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge has denied environmentalists' request for a court order temporarily blocking the government from digging trenches for archaeological surveys at a mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line with the biggest known U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 67-year-old Nevada man pleaded guilty but mentally ill on Monday and will avoid a death penalty trial in the fatal ambush shooting of a veteran highway patrol trooper on a remote state highway in March 2020.
MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — A red siren perched atop a small town’s volunteer fire department sounds every night at 6 p.m., sending a piercing noise echoing through the ranches and towns of northern Nevada’s Carson Valley including Dresslerville — a community governed by the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California.
A shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West.
In Nevada, state and federal lawmakers said they are investigating a possible shortage of jet fuel that could delay cargo delivery and passenger travel at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in the coming days.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The airport serving Nevada’s second largest metro area faces a shortage of jet fuel that could force the cancellation of cargo and passenger fights, potentially restricting the flow of tourists and essential goods into the northern part of the state.
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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man who was arrested in Mexico 10 months after he fled the scene of a fatal shooting at a Sparks regional park in December 2019 has been convicted of first-degree murder with a deadly weapon.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Coronavirus numbers remained high in Nevada on Friday as the state reported more than 1,000 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, at least 20 deaths and hospitalizations climbing past the 1,000 mark for the first time in more than five months, state health officials said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican John Kovacs on Friday announced plans to run for southern Nevada battleground congressional district in 2022.
The Henderson construction company owner joins a growing field of challengers who hope to unseat Democratic Rep.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The state board of regents approved a merger Friday that will allow University of Nevada, Reno to move ahead with plans to run Sierra Nevada University’s 20-acre campus at Lake Tahoe.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A second condemned inmate is asking a federal judge in Las Vegas to add him to legal challenges being made to the never-before-used method that Nevada prison officials want to employ for their first lethal injection in 15 years.
OVERTON, Nev. (AP) — The push to transition from carbon-emitting fuel sources to renewable energy is hitting a roadblock in Nevada, where solar power developers are abandoning plans to build what would have been the United States' largest array of solar panels in the desert north of Las Vegas.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A former Nevada inmate accused of using a hammer to kill four people in the Denver area is going on trial nearly four decades after the slayings.
Jury selection began Friday in the trial of Alex Ewing in the deaths of Bruce and Debra Bennett and their 7-year-old daughter Melissa in Aurora in January 1984.
BLY, Ore. (AP) — Lower winds and better weather helped crews using bulldozers and helicopters battling the nation’s largest wildfire in southern Oregon, but gusty winds pushed a Northern California wildfire into Nevada on Thursday, prompting evacuations as blazes burn across the West.
Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday in a sign that the summer surge is getting the attention of vaccine-hesitant Americans as hospitals in the South are being overrun with patients.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican running in a southern Nevada congressional race is reporting he raised more money in the initial weeks of his campaign than initially tallied.
Noah Malgeri filed an amended campaign fundraising report with the Federal Election Commission showing he raised nearly $39,000 in recent weeks and started July with more than $32,000 in his campaign account.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A pot shop opening in northern Nevada is raising concerns just across the border in Idaho where marijuana is illegal.
Thrive Cannabis Marketplace in mid-September is opening a dispensary in Jackpot, Nevada, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) south of Twin Falls, Idaho.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mother accused of killing her two children in suburban Las Vegas before she was arrested in Arizona had a job as a county family services worker, helping families apply for public assistance, an official said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Smoke and ash from massive wildfires in the American West clouded the sky and led to air quality alerts Wednesday on parts of the East Coast as the effects of the blazes were felt 2,500 miles (4,023 kilometers) away.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge considering legal challenges to government approval of a Nevada mine at the largest known U.S. deposit of lithium said Wednesday she’ll decide by the end of the month whether to grant the conservationists’ bid for a temporary ban on any digging at the site because of potential harm to sage grouse and other wildlife.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada health officials have no plans to implement statewide measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and intend to continue allowing local officials to set guidelines as a variant-fueled surge grips the Las Vegas area.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican lawyer and veteran has formally announced he's running for a southern Nevada congressional seat.
Noah Malgeri's campaign announced his candidacy on Wednesday in an online video introducing himself as an Army combat veteran and inventor of a vehicle roof rack for recreational equipment who is running for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said Tuesday that he hasn't decided whether to run for reelection or mount a bid for Nevada governor, but appears unimpressed by the Republican primary field vying to challenge first-term Democratic Gov.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada state judge has issued his formal stay of execution for a convicted killer of four people whose lethal injection would be the first in the state in 15 years.
Clark County District Court Judge Michael Villani’s written order, issued Tuesday, followed a June 28 ruling by a federal judge in Las Vegas that stopped the state’s plan to put Zane Michael Floyd to death in late July.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mother of two young children who were found dead in separate bathtubs at a suburban Las Vegas home has been arrested in northwest Arizona, authorities said Wednesday.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A Nevada man was found dead in Yosemite National Park after failing to return from a weekend hike, the National Park Service said.
The body of Fred Zalokar, 61, of Reno was found and recovered on Tuesday near the summit of Mount Clark, a statement said.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The acting Nevada state administrator of water resources and and policy now has the position permanently.
Adam Sullivan was named Tuesday as state engineer in the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of retiring Catholic Bishop Randolph R. Calvo of Reno and named Auxiliary Bishop Daniel H. Mueggenborg of Seattle as his successor.
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, publicized the pope’s appointment of Muggenborg in Washington D.C.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Navy helicopter crew looking for a hiker missing in some California mountains east of Yosemite National Park survived after they crashed near the tallest peak in Nevada, and both the searchers and the hiker were rescued over the weekend.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada-based scientists argue in a new study that wildfire smoke may increase the risk of contracting the coronavirus.
A study published last week by scientists at the Desert Research Institute found that coronavirus infection rates increased disproportionately during wildfire season in 2020, when smoke from fires in neighboring states blanketed much of northern Nevada.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thunderstorms returned to the Las Vegas area on Monday, a day after pop-up storms dropped more than an inch of rain in some areas, bringing reports of flooded roads in foothill neighborhoods but no serious damage.