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State Assemblyman Found Guilty Of DUI

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -A Carson City judge has found a Nevada assemblyman guilty of driving under the influence and possessing a firearm while intoxicated. Judge John Tatro ruled Monday after a three-hour bench trial […]

CBS Las Vegas–22 hours ago

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Shuttered Nevada Prison Closer To Being Tourist Attraction

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.

06/14/2015

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2 Fallen Vegas Officers Honored At Annual Police Memorial

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 […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/07/2015

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More Reports Of Inmates Shot At Nevada Prison

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 […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/15/2015

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Nevada Sees Steady Population Growth

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 […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/04/2015

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Lawmakers Buzzing About Clark County Extortion Investigation

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 […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/02/2015

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Nevada AG Appealing Order Granting New Trial For Inmate

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.

01/24/2015

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America’s Best Places For A White Christmas

A trip to a winter wonderland can make this Christmas one you’ll never forget.

12/02/2014

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Nevada Jobless Rate Down To 7.1 Percent In October

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 […]

11/21/2014

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Religious Leaders Gather For A Multi-Faith Service To Pray For Ebola Victims

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.

11/12/2014

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