| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 1:44 PM
A growing list of Republican presidential hopefuls are threatening to boycott the Nevada caucuses, hoping to pressure the state GOP to change the date of the Jan. 14 contest to avoid forcing New Hampshire to move its primary into December.
| Apr 22, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) said Friday that he plans to name a new senator to fill the vacancy caused by John Ensign's (R-Nev.) resignation before May 3, and called early speculation about potential appointees "premature."
When Ensign announced his...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Mitt Romney romped to a commanding victory Saturday in Nevada's Republican presidential caucuses, posting a second consecutive win and laying an impressive marker in a battleground state both parties will vigorously contest in November.
| May 25, 2011
| 1:41 PM
Calling the planned special election "illegitimate," Sharron Angle said Wednesday that she will not be a candidate in the September race to fill a vacant congressional seat in Nevada.
After the state's governor called for the vote last month, Secretary...