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She reminded that Sri Lankans reached to her and other Nevada elected officials from the beginning of this millennium to bring an understanding between the two nations. The City Council of the City of Las Vegas, whose elected representatives attending the Sri Lanka's 70th independence held at the City ...
Officials say most tainted nopales have been removed from store shelves and destroyed. But it is possible that some may have been sold to other retail locations in California, Nevada and Oregon. No illnesses have been reported. Officials warn the pesticides can potentially cause poisoning, neurotoxicity ...

law enforcement in Nevada have arrested Lucas DeYoung, sought by the FBI in connection with a Dec. 28 shooting in harbor. DeYoung was arrested Thursday after Curry County Sheriff John Ward said his office received a call from a citizen around noon that DeYoung was calling and harassing them; ...
Nevada Virtual Academy, an online K-12 charter school, and Quest Preparatory Academy, a K-6 charter school in Clark County, were both issued "notices of intent to terminate" by the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority. Officials stressed that neither school would close before the end of this ...
Confronted by another year of rising overtime costs, Nevada's top prison official axed a decades-old policy that required two officers to accompany prisoners to the doctor -- a move expected to save ... Nevada prison officials say transporting prisoners to doctor appointments and to the hospital are to blame.

State officials say the number of traffic-related deaths in Nevada has dropped for the first time in nearly a decade. ... The Nevada Appeal reports the state Office of Traffic Safety on Wednesday announced a decrease in traffic fatalities, dropping from 329 deaths recorded in 2016 to 305 documented last year.
Nevada county authorities are reviewing two proposals related to the operation of its animal shelter, and could present a new contract to the Board of Supervisors for approval next month. Sammie's Friends, the current operator of the animal shelter, and Placer County submitted plans in response to ...
Nevada county authorities are investigating the death of a Nevada City woman as a murder after they found her dead inside her home, Sheriff Keith Royal said. Authorities around 10 a.m. Tuesday found Pamela Diane DeGrio, 67, dead after responding to the 10000 block of North Bloomfield Road. DeGrio ...
WASHINGTON -- A Nevada congresswoman asked state officials Thursday to take control of a program that distributes federal funds to assist struggling homeowners because a nonprofit that administers the program is failing to get the money to those in need. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., also suggested that ...
Steve Wynn may have resigned as CEO of Wynn Resorts but the head of Nevada's Gaming Control Board says that won't end the investigation into his conduct. Wynn resigned amid allegations of a history of sexual misconduct with employees of his resorts. But he continued to deny the allegations saying ...
A band of New Jersey lawmakers and marijuana executives will be in Las Vegas Thursday and Friday to pick the brains of their Nevada counterparts. The visit is part of a "fact finding" trip for elected officials, including Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam, to learn how Nevada went about erecting a regulated ...
Cars drive by a crosswalk at the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Boulder Highway in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. The Nevada Department of Transportation plans to spend $2 million for improvements to pedestrian safety along Boulder Highway. (Patrick Connolly/Las Vegas ...
Nevada regulators are cracking down on marijuana testing labs, as nearly half of the state's marijuana labs have had their license suspended in the past five months. Since the Nevada tax Department took over the marijuana regulation on July 1, four of the state's nine cannabis testing facilities have had ...
Deputy Director Julie Kotchevar will take over Roukie's responsibilities. Richard Whitley, the director of the state Department of Health and Human Services, on Thursday launched an internal investigation to figure out how the homes for the mentally ill got so out of control, and why state officials didn't stop it.
"All but one of Nevada's emerging sectors grew by more than 27 percent of what would be expected after taking out national growth trends. For example, manufacturing growth over the past six years exceeded expected growth by 101.4 percent followed by logistics and operations (77.3 percent), information ...
Editor's note: This story was updated Tuesday morning with comments from Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev. Nevada officials on Monday reacted to the news that the Trump Administration plans to end temporary legal immigration status for 200,000 Salvadorans who have been living in the U.S. for nearly two ...

Two stepsisters have allegedly endured months of racially charged bullying from classmates at a rural Nevada school. The ongoing torment -- including abusive language, some of which appears uncensored below -- escalated to death threats when the teens' parents pressed school officials to act, ...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recent crackdown against marijuana sales. It's probably also no surprise that Nevada officials slightly over-projected numbers. It is, after all, home to Las Vegas and millions of tourists. Follow dispensaries.com on Instagram to stay up to date on the latest cannabis news.
Wildlife officials don't conduct formal population surveys of moose, but the number of sightings suggests that Nevada is now home to 25 to 40 of the animals. "It's amazing to see the reaction of people when they see a moose for the first time," said Esparza. "It's really unfortunate that these poachers just took ...
Editor's note: About 1,000 students from high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 61st annual Sun youth Forum on Nov. 8. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A representative was chosen from each group to write a column about the students' findings.
Democrats filed a lawsuit Wednesday in hopes of stopping a special election that could oust an incumbent Democratic state senator, claiming election officials failed to follow the law and that the effort is well short of the needed signatures. The move was an expected response after the Nevada Secretary of ...
Kenneston said that in the weeks and months that followed, emergency officials met to debrief and improve systems to do better next time. Officials are currently updating the regional flood response action plan and the regional mitigation plan, Kenneston said. News 4-Fox 11 asked what, if anything, they would do differently ...
Dean Heller, R-Nev., who is expected to face a competitive re-election bid this year, urged federal officials to work with Nevada leaders to navigate the new policy. Heller last year penned a letter asking Sessions to continue the Obama administration's hands-off approach to marijuana enforcement.
Three men early Monday broke into a rural Nevada county home after their vehicle ran out of gas, stealing thousands of dollars in cash and many pounds of suspected marijuana before deputies captured them, authorities said. Michael Diaz, 46; Steve Ray Rhodes, 28; and Shawn Turnage, 24, all of Texas, ...
prison officials in Nevada and Nebraska have declined to answer questions about why they chose to use fentanyl in their next executions, which could take ... The same year, Oklahoma used midazolam on an inmate convicted of kidnapping and killing a teenager; authorities aborted the execution after ...
The industrial-sized power plants at an industrial park in North Las Vegas are designed to generate the equivalent amount of electricity to meet the needs of 46,000 Nevada homes, according to a company statement. But the 179 megawatts output will be used by Switch plants in Reno and Las Vegas.
prison Director James Dzurenda said Thursday, Dec. 7, the decision to withhold most funding for a program designed to get outgoing inmates a legal and "verified" ID will sharply reduce the number eligible for parole over the next two months. The legislative Interim finance Committee refused to support ...
The San Francisco-based organization that runs Burning Man has asked Nevada officials to let the annual arts festival grow to 100,000 people. That's up from the more than 79,000 people at the event last year. "The playa is our home, and we want to ensure our ability to continue gathering there together ...
Davis was reported missing to local authorities, and the Lyon County Sheriff's Office and Nevada Division of Investigations began investigating. After nearly three weeks of searching, law enforcement officers found the body of Davis, according to prosecutors. Hamrick was arrested and charged with murder.
The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development denied a Las Vegas Review-Journal records request for the Amazon proposal. A letter signed by GOED Executive Director Steve Hill asserts that all records and documents exchanged by the company or its representatives and the GOED, and "the ...
An evangelical Christian church in Nevada says its First Amendment rights are being violated by a rural school district's ban on promotional flyers the ... to The Associated Press on Friday they were caught by surprise by the criticism and have offered to meet with church officials to discuss their concerns.
Nevada county officials say they won't have a permanent grow ordinance ready by March, citing the added citizen's panel meetings and scope of changes to the existing ordinance as reasons for the delay. The community advisory group, initially scheduled to have eight meetings, had a ninth this month ...
Authorities Identify Man Fatally Shot in Downtown Las Vegas. The Clark County coroner has identified the man fatally shot on ... police say the victim knew the suspect who shot him, and a witness gave authorities the name of the suspect. A warrant for the man's arrest was filed later on Wednesday. ___.
Authorities have rescued 164 Pomeranians crammed in a rental truck in Las Vegas where they were had no food, water or ventilation. Dec. 1, 2017, at ... Las Vegas police and Clark County animal control officials said the dogs were found in crates with three to five animals crammed inside. Authorities say ...
Metro police said officials found over 150 Pomeranian dogs abandoned in U-Haul truck in Sandy Valley Wednesday evening. Investigators believe a California breeder left 164 dogs without food or water in the truck, located in the 3000 block of Tonto Street in Sandy Valley, Nevada. Clark County Animal ...
"If it sounds like I'm a little frustrated, it's because I am," Sandoval said, pleading with federal authorities to indicate whether they intend to intervene in states that have legalized marijuana in some form. "It would be nice to know if the federal government is going to step in. I just need to know, as a pragmatic ...
A Nevada City woman accused of giving authorities a wrong name and then running from them while handcuffed remained in jail Tuesday under bond, reports state. Emma Aoloni St. Clair, 19, and Todd Ian Chappell, 32, both are accused of being found inside a 1993 white Dodge Caravan that was ...
school officials in a small Nevada town said they have addressed complaints of racial bullying after two black high school freshmen and their parents reported ... The Lyon County School District said it took actions at Yerington High School in rural Nevada in line with state law and district policies, the Reno ...
Federal health officials say more than 22,500 people in Nevada have signed up for insurance through the online marketplace in the first two ...
Tesla is on track for its hiring and tax incentive goals in Nevada despite ... Industrial Center in Northern Nevada to reassure Nevada officials.
Officials with Nevada's Department of Motor Vehicles say you should make an appointment or use a self-service kiosk to avoid long wait times before or after ...
Las Vegas -- For Nevada's first execution in more than a decade, state officials are turning to a never-before-tried combination of drugs, ...
In Northern Nevada's Washoe County near Reno, no flu-related deaths have been reported yet this season but officials have seen 238 cases of ...
Nevada county officials say they won't have a permanent grow ordinance ready by March, citing the added citizen's panel meetings and scope ...
"Most school districts in Nevada are currently working with similarly tight budgets. We appreciate that state officials have listened to us and are ...
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada prison officials say the death of a 46-year-old inmate from Las Vegas is being investigated as a suicide, ...
Nevada officials are pressing toward the state's first execution in 11 years ... That makes Ravin the medical official with primary responsibility for ...
CARSON CITY-- Nevada prison officials say the death of a 46-year-old inmate from Las Vegas is being investigated as a suicide, and the ...
Sierra Nevada Corp says its Dream Chaser spacecraft had a ... high over the Mojave Desert, officials of Sierra Nevada Corp. said Monday.


 

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