Nevada Allocates $4 Million More to Rape Kit Backlog TestingNevada is awarding $2.7 million to Las Vegas police to continue to pay for testing a backlog of thousands of sexual assault evidence kits, including some that went untested for up to 30 years.
Judge Sets Hearing on Media Bid for Vegas Shooting WarrantsA Nevada judge has set a hearing date on a bid by media organizations to unseal search warrant records in the investigation of the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip.
Man Falling From 2nd-Story Rail Caught By Nevada Jail GuardTwo Nevada sheriff's deputies are being credited with preventing a man from serious injury when he let himself fall backward from a second-story rail inside a county jail.
Prosecutor: Nevada Doctor Indicted in Opioid Pill Mill CaseFederal prosecutors say a Nevada doctor is the first to face criminal drug distribution and Medicaid fraud charges for allegedly dispensing large amounts of powerful opioid medications with no legitimate medical purpose.
Nevada Boosts Ads Ahead of Health Insurance Sign Up DeadlineNevada officials are hoping that additional advertisements, health fairs and other efforts will encourage more residents to sign up for subsidized health insurance during the last few days of this enrollment season.
126 Nevada Inmates Bound For California Wildfire LinesMore than 100 minimum security inmates at prison camps in Nevada are being deployed to Southern California to help fight a series of raging wildfires.
First 2 Flu-Related Deaths of Season in Washoe CountyWashoe County has confirmed its first two flu-related deaths of the new winter season.
Nevada Waived Legislator Conflict Rule for Raiders VoteLuring the NFL's Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas was a big deal in Nevada — so big that the state Legislature took an unprecedented step when it convened in emergency session last year.
Judge Leaves Nevada Execution on Hold That Could Last MonthsA judge in Las Vegas kept a condemned prison inmate's execution on hold Tuesday over concerns about a never-before-tried three-drug combination planned for use during Nevada's first execution in more than 11 years.
Nevada Highlights Tourism Beyond Las Vegas at ConferenceNevada is highlighting its statewide tourism industry, not only the world-famous attractions of Las Vegas, before business representatives from around the globe.
Nevada Supreme Court Justices Douglas, Cherry to RetireTwo veteran Nevada Supreme Court justices say this will be their last term on the seven-member bench, in an announcement that means two new members will be elected in November 2018.
Nevada Wins Short Reprieve in Child Health Care Funds FightNevada elected officials have won a short-term reprieve to keep alive a Children's Health Insurance Program while they press Congress to reauthorize money to care for more than 40,000 children in the state.