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Nevada Common Core Test Crashes Again

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Technical problems continue for Nevada’s Common Core testing a week after a malfunction first halted the federally-mandated assessment process. Last week, testing was stopped in Nevada, Montana and North Dakota after a […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/20/2015

Arizona Public Schools Consider Suspension Of Letter Grade System (photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Common Core Testing Stopped In Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say a server capacity issue is stopping Common Core testing in Nevada, Montana and North Dakota. The Nevada Department of Education said students in Clark County had trouble logging in to […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/15/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Vegas Man Who Threatened Judges Sent To Prison

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 60-year-old Las Vegas man who threatened to blow up two federal district court judges in Nevada will spend six years, three months in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney for Nevada […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/09/2015


Reid Makes 1st Nevada Appearance Since January Accident

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, in his first public appearance in Nevada since injuring his face in a New Year’s Day exercising accident and announcing his retirement late last month, said […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/06/2015

Carrot Cake and Walnuts

Carrot Cake Recall At Some Smith’s Stores

Salt Lake City, April 2, 2015 –Smith’s Food and Drug Stores said today it is recalling select Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake sold in 7 states because the product contains walnuts that may not be […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/02/2015

About 350 cattle were returned to Clive Bundy after a standoff over grazing rights between federal agents and armed protesters. (George Frey/Getty Images)

Cliven Bundy To Appear Before Nevada Legislature

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and scores of supporters have gathered in Carson City to support a bill seeking to reclaim land from the federal government. Bundy’s son, Ammon Bundy, says a […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/31/2015


Hang Gliding Accident Victims Identified

JEAN, Nev. (AP) – The two people killed after a hang glider crashed to the ground near Las Vegas have been identified.

CBS Las Vegas–03/29/2015

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Lawyer: ‘Indifference’ Led To Inmate Death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for relatives of a Nevada prison inmate shot and killed by a guard blames a four-month wait for information about the case on “deliberate indifference” by state officials, including Gov. […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/27/2015


Nevada Jobless Rate Steady

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s unemployment rate stayed the same in February, after the first monthly increase was reported in years. The state’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday that Nevada’s jobless rate stayed […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/27/2015

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Nevada Casino Regulators Scold Caesars For Bankruptcy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators are calling the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s debt-heavy subsidiary an embarrassment and lamenting the company’s inability to pay 63 former executives some $33 million in promised pension payments. […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/26/2015