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Laxalt win sets up fierce race for Senate control

The former state attorney general who has embraced lies about the 2020 election won the Republican nomination for a pivotal Nevada Senate seat

2022 Nevada statewide primary election results

2022 Nevada statewide election results

Nevada execution challenge kept alive, for now

A federal judge declined to decide or dismiss a condemned killer's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's lethal injection plan.

Reno student, school reach pact in gun tips bullying case

Reno High School junior Lucas Gorelick argued school district officials violated his constitutional rights by repeatedly searching his backpack and pickup truck after hoax calls.

Nevada regents name Erquiaga interim chancellor

Dale Erquiaga, a former state superintendent of public instruction, starts in the role July 1 with a base annual salary of $300,000.

Making community college free for more goal of program

Gov. Steve Sisolak said the committee will also target students seeking degrees or certificates for high-demand occupations.

Nevada justices mulling open primary, ranked-choice measure

The Nevada Supreme Court is considering whether an initiative will advance to the ballot in November to ask voters if they want to create open primaries and ranked-choice voting in general elections.

Rogich: Ukraine may make China hesitant to invade Taiwan

"The Chinese have to look at what happens here to Russia in the eyes of the world and think twice about Taiwan."

California killing cited in Vegas-area bikers shooting

A shooting authorities say involved motorcycle gang members on a Henderson freeway may have been retaliation for the killing of a man several weeks ago in Southern California.

Legalizing pot didn’t eliminate street dealers, study says

The head of Nevada’s Cannabis Compliance Board says he agrees with a Canadian university study that legalization of recreational marijuana use didn’t eliminate the illegal dealers.

Nevada will divest $89M in firearms company investments

Nevada will divest investments valued at $89 million in companies that profit from the manufacture or sale of assault-style weapons, state treasurer Zach Conine announced Thursday. The decision adds the state to the list of those that have exempted firearm businesses from their portfolios in recent years.

Rosen urges giving legal cannabis businesses access to SBA loans

Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., on Friday sent a letter asking the appropriations committee to give legal, licensed cannabis businesses access to Small Business Administration loans.

Lombardo blames judges, Legislature for crime rate

A "soft judiciary" system in Nevada and the Legislature's sweeping criminal reform legislation of 2021 are hampering efforts to fight crime, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said.

Police: Hells Angels ambushed rivals on Henderson freeway

The weekend shooting was an apparent ambush by Hells Angels members on rival Vagos biker gang members returning from a veterans cemetery ride.

Elvis image bans shake, rattle and roll Las Vegas chapels

The licensing company that controls the name and image of "The King" is ordering Sin City chapel operators to stop using Elvis in themed ceremonies.