Hearing set on bid for 1st execution since 2006 in Nevada

A Nevada judge has scheduled a hearing next month on a bid by prosecutors to set an execution date for a man convicted of walking into a Las Vegas supermarket with a shotgun and shooting five people, killing four, in 1999.

Some issues with Nevada unemployment site resolved

The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance system is back up and running.

U.S. Senate panel to tackle Nevada tourism amid pandemic

A U.S. Senate subcommittee focused on travel and tourism has met for the first time to discuss ways to help the industry recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Nevada DMV warns of appointment scams

The Nevada DMV is warning the public to avoid scams involving DMV appointments for sale.

One of serious J&J vaccine cases reported in Nevada

Nevada’s coronavirus Task Force was told Wednesday that one of the six cases of a serious reaction to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine happened in Nevada.

Nevada’s Mobile Vaccination Units switch to Pfizer vaccine

With the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on hold, the two Mobile Vaccination Units in Nevada have been switched to the Pfizer vaccine.

Gov. Sisolak says Silver State back to 100 percent open by June 1

But mask mandate will remain

Gov. Steve Sisolak Tuesday approved every business in every county in the state to be open at 100 percent capacity by June 1.

Nevada Assembly votes to abolish capital punishment

The Nevada Assembly voted Tuesday to abolish the death penalty.

Nevada officials award $1.38M to man wrongfully convicted of murder

The Board of Examiners on Tuesday awarded more than $1 million to a man wrongfully convicted of murder.

Nevada joins states pausing use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Nevada suspended use of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines on Tuesday while federal authorities investigate reports of people experiencing serious reactions including blood clots.

Water-worried Vegas wants useless grass a thing of the past

A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody walks on.

Nevada Highway Patrol investigates fatal Fallon crash

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian Friday night at the corner of U.S. Highway 50 (Williams Avenue) and Whitaker Lane.

Doctor: Growing evidence COVID vaccines reduce transmission, infections

Dr. Mark Riddle of the UNR school of medicine said Monday there is growing evidence that not only do vaccines reduce infections and serious illness from the virus, but that they reduce transmission of the illness.

Fernley fantasy writer steps into publishing industry

Fernley resident and fantasy writer KD Julicher has a sharp imagination and an unusual fondness for semicolons.

Report: At least 30 Carson City inmate COVID-19 deaths, 55 in Nevada

At least 55 Nevada prison inmates have died after contracting COVID-19 during the pandemic that began more than a year ago, according to a newspaper report.