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FAA switching to new air traffic patterns in Las Vegas area

New air traffic patterns are going into effect in Southern Nevada as part of a switch to satellite navigational guides in what the Federal Aviation Administration calls its "NextGen" modernization to improve efficiency and safety.

Nevada virus positivity rate drops to level seen in October

Reports of new coronavirus cases in Nevada continued to decline Wednesday, with the state's two-week rolling rate of tests coming back positive dropping to a level not seen since late October.

Dirty driving: How Nevada could close 'classic' car loophole

Classic vehicle license plates issued by the state Department of Motor Vehicles allow vehicle owners to bypass annual smog checks required in Clark and Washoe counties.

Nevada's Cortez Masto introduces bill promoting apprenticeships

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., has reintroduced her legislation from the last Congress that will promote education and training for workers in in-demand industries.

New daily virus cases continue to drop in Nevada, as does positivity

The positivity rate for virus tests and the average number of new cases continue to decline in Nevada.

Nevada reports 301 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths

Health officials in Nevada on Sunday reported 301 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and four more deaths.

Georgia man busted in Nevada with 74 pounds of meth

A Georgia man faces a possible life sentence after being busted in Las Vegas with more than 74 pounds of meth in a trailer.

State Board of Ed member Cantú: Brighter days ahead for students, education

Dr. René Cantú, executive director of the state’s Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates program, says COVID-19 has prompted the Silver State’s educators to pivot in ways this past year they never had to before, and it’s a success to celebrate.

PERS premium rate to rise a half percent in coming biennium

The total premiums to pay for state worker retirement costs will increase a half percent in the coming biennium.

Nevada asks judge to reject claim of tainted voter rolls

Nevada is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed more than a month after the November election that claims voter rolls are rife with ineligible names and that noncitizens cast ballots.

More Nevada jobless moving into final UI program as they exhaust regular benefits

More and more of Nevada’s jobless are moving into the final category of unemployment benefits each week as they exhaust available benefits in the first two programs.

Nevada COVID numbers continue to improve

COVID-19 numbers continue to improve across Nevada with fewer daily cases and fewer positive tests.

Bill would make it harder for Nevada law enforcement to get a no-knock warrant

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard arguments for legislation that would make it a lot harder for police to get a no-knock warrant allowing them to essentially break into a defendant’s residence without warning.

Nevada rancher sues to block lithium mine near Oregon line

A longtime Nevada rancher is suing U.S. regulators over the approval of a lithium mine on federal rangeland he says would violate environmental laws and undermine changes he has made in his own livestock grazing practices to help threatened fish and wildlife.

Sisolak lowers vaccination age to 65 from 70

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday announced that he is lowering the age of those eligible for vaccination from 70 to 65, a move some smaller counties have already made.