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Condemned Nevada inmate asking federal judge to stay execution

"The public has an interest in assuring executions proceed humanely and constitutionally."

Las Vegas weighs tying growth to conservation amid drought

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is pushing what she calls the largest conservation bill in state history.

O.J. Simpson keeps fighting in Vegas against Goldman judgments

O.J. Simpson will keep fighting recent court orders in Nevada that he owes at least $60 million in judgments stemming from the 1994 killings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.

Nevada native picked to lead Bureau of Reclamation

Camille Touton, a veteran congressional water policy adviser, has been nominated to lead the agency that oversees water and power in the West.

Nevada offers $5 million in cash prizes to boost vaccine effort

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday announced a broad effort to encourage reluctant or forgetful residents to get shots

PUC report calls for a regional approach to modernize the electric grid

Staff at the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada this week issued a report urging western states to bring multiple utilities together to provide a predictable, reliable western electric transmission system.

UPDATE: NHP says motorist who shot road worker is dead

A state Department of Transportation worker was wounded and a man was arrested after a chase, shootout and standoff with law enforcement agents on a remote stretch of highway in northeastern Nevada, authorities said Wednesday.

Reno lawyer present at insurrection announces governor bid

Gilbert positioned voter fraud allegations at the center of his campaign, falsely claimed COVID-19 vaccines were unproven and urged people not to take them.

Nevada confirms cases of rabies in bats

The Nevada Department of Agriculture Animal Disease Laboratory has confirmed three cases of rabies in bats — one in Washoe County and two in Clark County, according to a release from the NDA.

Sisolak vetoes four bills including ethics measure

Gov. Steve Sisolak has vetoed four bills including the measure that would have turned ethics investigations within the legislative branch over to lawmakers instead of the independent statewide Ethics Commission.

Federal judge blocks Biden's pause on new oil, gas leases

The Biden administration's suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water was blocked Tuesday

Firearm group sues to block Nevada ban on ghost guns

A group of gun-rights activists has sued to challenge a new Nevada law banning build-your-own firearms.

Advocates work toward new Southern Nevada national monument

Advocates in Southern Nevada are building momentum toward setting aside a wide desert area rich with biological diversity and Native American cultural significance for permanent environmental protection.

Rosen announces grants for underserved populations

U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., on Thursday announced grants totaling $55.5 million to address COVID-19 disparities among high risk and underserved populations.

Sisolak signs law to automatically send mail ballots

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law Friday a measure requiring mail-in ballots to be automatically sent to active voters in future elections.

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