| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Fearing for their safety as armed protesters gathered in the Nevada back country, federal officials on Saturday suddenly ended a controversial effort to seize hundreds of cattle that a rancher has kept illegally on public land.
The cattle ranch’...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:12 PM
LAS VEGAS — Nevada's governor and one of its U.S. senators have joined a chorus of criticism of a month-long federal government roundup of a recalcitrant rancher’s 900 cattle that for decades have grazed on hundreds of thousands of acres of...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
LAS VEGAS — Fight judges retained by the Nevada State Athletic Commission have struggled in the last 18 months.
Two gave Timothy Bradley a highly controversial split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao last year; one of those also scored Floyd...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:40 PM
It was a busy day Monday for arguments over same-sex marriage's legality at the state level across the country.
Perhaps the biggest news came out of Nevada, where the attorney general and governor announced that the state would no longer defend its...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:20 PM
A shooting at the Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno on Tuesday prompted a flurry of Twitter activity from witnesses, journalists and community members that reflected tones of both shock and sadness.
Reports of the shooting appeared shortly after...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON — Although California is home to some of the nation's biggest drone manufacturers, the state was passed over Monday when the federal government picked six sites across the nation for testing the use of robotic aircraft in U.S. airspace....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:24 AM
One of the fundamental questions of our representative democracy is the role our proxies — that is, those we elect as our voices in Washington, to serve our interests in state capitals and speak for us at City Halls and on county boards —...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Two people are dead and two are hospitalized following a shooting Monday morning at Sparks Middle School in Nevada, just outside of Reno, according to officials.
The victims were not immediately identified during a press conference, according to the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:37 PM
A middle-school student in Sparks, Nev., shot and killed a teacher and wounded two other students before apparently killing himself on campus, police said Monday.
Further details about the shooting at Sparks Middle School shortly after 7 a.m. remained...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:53 PM
SPARKS, Nev. — A middle school crowded with parents dropping off their children and students hurrying to class erupted into chaos Monday morning as a student drew a semiautomatic handgun and opened fire, killing a teacher and wounding two students...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:02 PM
In a reaction to the dubious judging of fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in the last 16 months, Nevada has altered its selection process for judges and referees.
Starting with Saturday night’s World Boxing Organization...