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  • Nevada governor seeks to expand autism care program

    3 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Plans seeking more money for education and wholesale changes to the tax code are certain to spark debate in Nevada this session, but they weren't the only dramatic shifts Gov. Brian Sandoval called for in ...

  • Fresno State clips Nevada, 66-62

    17 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Paul Watson scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked five shots to lead Fresno State to a 66-62 victory over Nevada on Saturday. There were two ties and three lead changes over the final five ...

  • Nevada AG appealing order granting new trial for inmate

    17 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt says he's appealing a federal judge's order granting a new trial for a Nevada death row inmate convicted of killing an FBI agent in Las Vegas. Laxalt says 54-year-old Jose ...

  • BC-BKC--Nevada-Fresno St. Box

    17 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) NEVADA (6-12) West 4-12 4-8 12, Missa 0-2 0-0 0, Criswell 6-16 6-7 19, Cooper Jr. 5-18 6-6 20, Perez 0-1 0-0 0, Coleman 3-8 4-6 10, Rodriguez 0-2 0-0 0, Foster 0-0 0-0 0, Fenner 0-0 0-0 0, Stevens ...

  • AP-BKC--Nevada-Fresno St. Box

    17 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) NEVADA (6-12) West 4-12 4-8 12, Missa 0-2 0-0 0, Criswell 6-16 6-7 19, Cooper Jr. 5-18 6-6 20, Perez 0-1 0-0 0, Coleman 3-8 4-6 10, Rodriguez 0-2 0-0 0, Foster 0-0 0-0 0, Fenner 0-0 0-0 0, Stevens ...

  • Wild-horse activists kicked out of BLM meeting in Nevada

    21 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two employees of an international animal protection organization were escorted by police from a public meeting in northern Nevada after disrupting it to protest the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's handling of wild horses. Edita Birnkrant ...

  • Nevada governor seeks to expand autism care program

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Plans seeking more money for education and wholesale changes to the tax code are certain to spark debate in Nevada this session, but they weren't the only dramatic shifts Gov. Brian Sandoval called for in ...

  • Mountain lion seen near Owyhee school apparently killed

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) OWYHEE, Nev. (AP) — A mountain lion that was spotted earlier this month in Owyhee apparently has been shot and killed by a local resident. Police put out an alert after the mountain lion was seen on Jan. 10 outside ...

  • Las Vegas judge stops couple from preparing federal taxes

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Justice Department says a federal judge in Las Vegas has barred a husband and wife from preparing federal tax returns and providing tax advice to others. The agency said Friday that Judge Richard Boulware II ...

  • Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow. Nevada health officials said Friday that they're ...

  • Vegas officer arrested for battery, robbery, assault attempt

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police detective who works in the gang and narcotics unit has been arrested on charges of battery, robbery and attempted sexual assault. Police said Friday they arrested 35-year-old Michael Kitchen after responding to ...

  • Nevada considering California-style porn condom regulation

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after Los Angeles County voters approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, the regulation could follow. Nevada state health officials said Friday they're considering brothel-style regulations ...

  • Vegas officer arrested for battery, robbery, assault attempt

    1 day, 20 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police detective who works in the gang and narcotics unit has been arrested on charges of battery, robbery and attempted sexual assault. Police said Friday they arrested 35-year-old Michael Kitchen after responding to ...

  • Like a safety in the Super Bowl? Stand in line in Vegas

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — For some bettors, there's just not much value picking either the New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks in a Super Bowl that is a tossup almost everywhere in this gambling city. But betting on whether the ...

  • Nevada's Dean Heller set to lead Senate finance subcommittee

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Sen. Dean Heller is set to become the first Nevada lawmaker to lead a subcommittee on the powerful Senate Finance Committee. Heller announced Friday that he will chair the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and ...

  • Las Vegas producer and Johnny Carson manager Stan Irwin dies

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Irwin, a Las Vegas producer and manager for such celebrities as Johnny Carson, has died at age 94. Irwin's friend and business partner George Michaud says Irwin died Wednesday of natural causes in Los Angeles. ...

  • Sheriff's new rescue boat replaces 2 that sank at Tahoe

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — A bigger, better-equipped search and rescue boat is going to help the Washoe County sheriff's office patrol Lake Tahoe after two other boats sank last year near Incline Village. Sheriff Chuck Allen says the new ...

  • Nevada high school grad rate down slightly to 70 percent

    1 day, 23 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Education officials say the graduation rate for Nevada's Class of 2014 went down just slightly to 70 percent. The Nevada Department of Education said Friday that the latest number is less than 1 percentage point ...

  • Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson to lead China subsidiary

    2 days ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson will take the same title at his company's subsidiary in Macau, Asia's gambling mecca near Hong Kong. Sands China Ltd. announced Friday that the 81-year-old billionaire would also become chairman ...

  • Jobless claims up in December, keeping with seasonal trends

    2 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada officials say initial claims for unemployment insurance climbed in December in line with a seasonal trend, but were about half what they were at their peak six years ago. Officials with the Nevada Department ...

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