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Catherine Cortez-Masto (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Combating Cross-Border Crime

Nevada’s attorney general is visiting Mexico City with some counterparts this week to discuss fighting cross-border organized crime.

03/25/2014

U.S. Army National Guardsmen scan the U.S.-Mexico border on June 22, 2011 in Nogales, Arizona. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

7 Men Fatally Shot In Mexico Near Arizona Border

Seven men were shot to death in an apparent ambush by rival drug traffickers near the Mexico-Arizona border, authorities said Thursday.

03/20/2014

Long and straight downhill stretch of Highway I-80, Nevada.
(credit: Javier Encinas/Getty Images)

Nevada County Settles Suits On I-80 Cash Seizures

A rural Nevada county has settled lawsuits with two men who said a sheriff’s deputy violated their civil rights when they were stopped for speeding on Interstate 80, searched for drugs and forced to forfeit tens of thousands of dollars even though no drugs were found and no charges filed in either case.

03/14/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

File photo of a mock drug lab. (Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: Teen Likely Died From Lethal Drug Doses

A Utah medical examiner says a teenage girl who prosecutors allege died from an overdose after a night of drugs and sex with an older couple had enormous amounts of methamphetamine and heroin in her system.

02/14/2014

File photo of Heidi Fleiss from 2010. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Heidi Fleiss Arrested…Again

Former “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss has been arrested again. This comes just days before a scheduled court appearance to face charges on a marijuana growing operation.

10/22/2013

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Police Focus On Kids & Drugs

Metro Police are holding their monthly open houses Tuesday evening.

09/03/2013

File photo of Michael Hastings (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for The Guardian)

Coroner: Journalist Had Amphetamine And Marijuana In His System

An autopsy report released Tuesday found traces of amphetamine and marijuana in the body of journalist Michael Hastings but said it likely did not contribute to his death in a fiery single-car crash.

08/20/2013

File photo of marijuana. (Credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

6 Accused Of Operating Illegal NV Pot Dispensary

Six people are being accused of illegally operating a marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas.

05/06/2013

File photo of a police car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Driver Faces Drug Charges For Hiding Drugs In Watermelon Truck

A truck driver from Washington State has pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges after the Nevada Highway Patrol says he hid heroin and methamphetamine in his tractor trailer hauling watermelons.

05/04/2013

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