Jury Acquits Bundys, Leaders of Oregon Standoff of Federal ChargesA jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government Thursday in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
Government Suing DeVry University for Misleading ConsumersLawsuit alleges DeVry fluffed up numbers regarding job placement and income levels to attract students to its campuses locally and nationwide.
Nevada & Feds Study Nuke-Waste Burial Site
Rand Paul: Reid, Feds Should Calm Rhetoric Over Nevada Ranch StandoffSen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. criticized the federal government’s handling of the Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada, noting that Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., should not be labeling Bundy’s supporters “domestic terrorists” because it only serves to incite more conflict instead of a peaceful solution.
Feds Release All Cows Gathered During Nevada RoundupBLM released 400 head of cattle to rancher Cliven Bundy after hundreds of people staged a protest.
3 Arrested In Nevada Tax Refund Scheme Three people were arrested in Northern California this week in connection with a tax refund scheme in Nevada.
Feds Side With Same-Sex Couples In UtahAttorney General Holder says the government will honor gay marriage licenses issued in Utah.
Federal Gov't Spends More Than $75M For Nev. Health Care Exchange ContractNevada authorized spending another $3.5 million Tuesday for a private contractor to meet work change orders needed as the state prepares to roll out its health insurance exchange in three weeks.
Nevada Gov. Tells Feds To Bury 'Dirty Bomb' Nuclear Waste ElsewhereNevada's governor is telling the federal government the state doesn't want highly radioactive waste of the type that could be used to build a "dirty bomb" buried in a shallow pit at the former national nuclear proving ground north of Las Vegas.
Live And Local With Kevin Wall 04/25/13: Food Stamps, Gun Stores, And The Gripe LineThe government purchases $4 billion worth of soda through the food stamp program every year, and that soda is making people sick.
Feds: Hybrid Wolf-Dog Spotted In Southwestern NM Federal wildlife managers have been working to return the endangered Mexican gray wolf to the American Southwest for the past 15 years. Every now and then, there's a genetic hiccup.
Federal Shutdown May Affect You If the federal government shuts down at midnight tonight, the effects could be felt here in the Las Vegas area.