To see the Nevada State Prison in Carson City is to understand why lawmakers decided to shut it down three years ago. The site, which housed prisoners even before Nevada became a state 150 years ago, features cramped cells, uneven walkways and the kinds of blind spots that would leave corrections officers patrolling the yard nervous.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers and elected officials are recognizing two police officers who were ambushed and killed last year while eating lunch in Las Vegas. Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo were […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Recent disclosures that a Nevada prison inmate was shot dead by a prison guard in November are bringing to light other previously unreported shootings that left inmates wounded at High Desert State […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s population is steadily growing, even though some of its rural counties are shrinking. Nevada State Demographer Jeff Hardcastle said Wednesday that the state grew an estimated 1.5 percent, or more than […]
CARSON CITY—The 78th Legislative Session is underway in Carson City, but it’s not all about legislation, bills or filibusters. Controversy continues in the Assembly regarding an extortion case involving a member from Clark County. It’s […]
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt says he’s appealing a federal judge’s order granting a new trial for a Nevada death row inmate convicted of killing an FBI agent in Las Vegas.
A trip to a winter wonderland can make this Christmas one you’ll never forget.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — State officials say Nevada’s unemployment has fallen to a more than six-year low. The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday that Nevada’s October jobless rate was 7.1 percent, which […]
Religious leaders from across Nevada plan to gather for a multi-faith service at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City on Thursday to pray for worldwide victims of Ebola.
(LAS VEGAS) — The fear of Ebola is now forcing everyone to take steps to prepare for the worst. That even includes Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval. His office confirms the governor is taking steps to […]