| May 5, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Count Harry Reid among those backing Las Vegas’ bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Just don’t do it too loudly or, he fears, he'll chase it off.
“The one way to get rid of it is for me to say I favor it,” the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The tense face-off over a Nevada rancher’s right to graze his cattle on federal land has spilled over into a public squabble after the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie issued conflicting statements over their lack of...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A fabulous Fourthis planned in Las Vegas as showroom headliners compete with fireworks for your attention.
The Strip will add two new of fireworks displays as the Linq and Mandalay Bay add to the cacophony coming from Caesars Palace.
There are scads...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Two killers — a man and a woman — walked into a pizzeria here at midday, beginning a bloody Sunday rampage that left five people dead, including two on-duty police officers ambushed as they were having lunch.
"The revolution is about to...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:12 PM
An annual environmental summit at Lake Tahoe on Tuesday gave Gov. Jerry Brown an opportunity for a victory lap on the new plan for a California water bond, which was approved by the Legislature last week.
"It's pretty extraordinary," he said while...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The full benefits of the law will...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown will join former Vice President Al Gore and U.S. senators from California and Nevada at the annual Lake Tahoe summit next week.
The gathering on the shores of the lake that spans the border of the two states "will...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Following state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's call for an investigation, federal authorities have taken disciplinary action against a Nevada hospital in an alleged case of "patient dumping" in California.
In a letter...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Two employees have been fired and three others disciplined at a Las Vegas hospital accused of "patient dumping" -- sending mentally ill patients to other states, including California.
The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:49 PM
In between jousting with Republicans and hurling invective their way over the government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada has let it be known he would be seeking reelection in 2016.
The five-term Democratic lawmaker made clear his...