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Nevada wants to use Fentanyl as part of execution cocktail

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:04:17 GMT

Death row inmate Scott Dozier appears before Judge Jennifer Togliatti during a hearing about his execution at the Regional Justice Center on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in downtown Las Vegas.




New lanes to open next week as 'Big Squeeze' ends early

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:03:13 GMT

Traffic flows smoothly on the first morning of "Big Squeeze" lane closures related to Project Neon, a nearly $1 billion 3.7-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from the U.S. 95 interchange to Sahara Avenue, on March 21, 2017. Originally scheduled to finish in January, the final touches of the "Big Squeeze" portion of the nearly $1 billion road project will begin to open this weekend, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced Thursday.




Commission rejects gaming license applicant using new law

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:35:58 GMT

Nevada gaming Commission Chairman Tony Alamo listens during hearing on Thursday, March 17, 2016. Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday rejected a licensing request for an applicant using an option enabled by a new law for the first time.




Heller-backed measure will aid Nevada kids, families

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:45:02 GMT

In nearly half the states across the country, including here in Nevada, child care is more expensive than in-state college tuition, meaning high-quality care is out of reach for many families. That's especially the case for those living in poverty.




Left Foot Forward

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:55:03 GMT

Last week's elections in Virginia, New Jersey and New York offered stark choices and lots of drama, a prelude to Nevada's gubernatorial race next year. Pundits questioned whether the resistance would show up to repudiate Trump in an off-year election that typically draws few people, perhaps a harbinger of voter disillusionment in Nevada's mid-term elections in 2018.




NDOT Prepared for Winter Snow Removal

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:33:35 GMT

"Keeping drivers safe and connected is our top priority," NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon explained. "And, as we are every year, we are fully stocked and prepared to remove snow and ice and help keep state roads clear."




Nevada Groups Rally In Support Of Climate Accord

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:58:26 GMT

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Judge To Decide If Woman In 2001 Killing Will Get New Trial

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:38:14 GMT

A Nevada woman who has served jail time for the death of a man she says she did not kill may get a new murder trial. KVVU-TV reported Tuesday that 34-year-old Kirstin Blaise Lobato was imprisoned and convicted for the 2001 killing and sexual mutilation of Duran Bailey, a Las Vegas homeless man.




A mysterious 'hidden' F-117 stealth jet was spotted near an Air Force base in Nevada

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:51:57 GMT

It looks like an F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Jet was spotted on the road south of Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. What appears to be an F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Jet was spotted yesterday on the road south of Creech AFB, Nevada.




Project Homeless Connect breaks barriers for struggling Southern Nevadans

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:55:16 GMT

Patricia Baker of Nevada JobConnect gives information to jobseeker Carlly James during Project Homeless Connect, an annual service and resource fair for at-risk and homeless people, at Cashman Field Center Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Any night of the week, more than 6,400 homeless people are on the streets of Southern Nevada.




Nevada death row inmate placed on suicide watch

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:04:41 GMT

A death row inmate scheduled to become the first executed in Nevada in 11 years was placed on suicide watch for several days because he said he'll kill himself if the state won't do it. Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast says Scott Dozier was placed on suicide watch as a protective measure on Thursday because he told prison staff he would "kill himself if the execution didn't take place."




Nevada License Plate to Help With Last Chance Joe Restoration

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:04:40 GMT

Last Chance Joe, an iconic gold miner statue, once stood tall on Victorian Square in Sparks. The statue was lively and full of color, but over time, Joe has lost a bit of the life in him.




Photo: Raiders owner Mark Davis, center, uses his shovel

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:48:17 GMT

Raiders owner Mark Davis, center, uses his shovel as an air guitar during a groundbreaking ceremony with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for the $1.9 billion Raiders stadium near the Las Vegas Strip Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.




Impact would be enormous

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:38:42 GMT

Nevada has received nearly $83 million in EPA grants in the last five years to protect our environment and economy. Regional projects have received millions more.




Judge grants Ryan Bundy's release to a halfway house on eve of trial

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:57:10 GMT

In a surprising reversal, U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro late Monday agreed to place Ryan Bundy on GPS monitoring and release him from jail to a halfway house on the eve of the Bunkerville trial. The decision came after a full-day closed court hearing in which defense lawyers raised repeated questions about government misrepresentations of evidence.




USA Parkway Brings New Challenges For NDOT Crews

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:10:24 GMT

The Nevada Department of Transportation has been preparing for the winter since July, knowing how snow can affect the region's roads. One of those highways is USA Parkway.




AG Laxalt Announces Nevadans Could Receive Compensation From Western Union

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 07:50:57 GMT

Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt and a multi-state coalition of 49 other states and the District of Columbia settled with Western Union to resolve complaints of defrauded consumers who used their wire transfer service and unintentionally sent money to third parties involved in fraudulent schemes. Now, AG Laxalt has notified Nevada residents who previously filed claims with Western Union that they may be eligible for compensation.