LAS VEGAS (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada. Popular Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval appears reluctant to change jobs. And the pending loss of Reid’s clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him. Sandoval is likely to…

Las Vegas, NV — A Las Vegas man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash. It happened on March 27 at approximately 7:50 a.m. at the intersection of Windmill Parkway and Paradise Road. Evidence at the scene indicated a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound in the middle travel lane of Windmill, approaching the cross street…

Nye County is at the bottom of a dubious list, being named last in a health ranking of counties in Nevada. The list is part of the 2015 County Health Rankings released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. States across the country were dissected by county,…

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The judge in the murder trial of a Sparks man accused of killing an unarmed trespasser is sorting through numerous motions from lawyers on both sides in the case that has brought attention to Nevada’s “stand-your-ground” law. Washoe District Judge Patrick Flanagan is expected to decide during a hearing Friday whether…

Las Vegas, NV — For the first time, both suspects charged in the murder of Tammy Meyers appeared in court on Thursday. When the accused accomplice of Erich Nowsch tried to say something, the judge told him to be quiet. At this point, nobody knows what Derrick Andrews was trying to say to the courtroom,…

WASHINGTON — A call for Nevada to begin talks with the federal government over Yucca Mountain re-awakened strong feelings on Sunday over the prospects of burying high-level nuclear waste in the state. Debate about the once-proposed nuclear waste site largely had faded in the five years since the Obama administration moved to terminate the controversial…

(KTNV) — Sen. Harry Reid is introducing an amendment to the Senate budget today to restore full benefits to veterans. Reid says it is a step forward in keeping our nation’s promise to our service members to provide full benefits and disability after serving our country.

Las Vegas’ soaring home prices outpaced wage growth at one of the fastest rates in the nation the past few years, a new report shows. The average weekly wage in Southern Nevada in the second quarter last year was $ 825, up just 2.2 percent from two years earlier. But the median sales price of…

Las Vegas, NV — How bad does a restaurant have to be to get shut down for good? Many of you have asked why restaurants that are shutdown are allowed to reopen. Well, here’s one that will never be back in business. Cafe Verdi West was shut down by health inspectors after they said enough is…

By Cresent HardySpecial to the It was one of the first questions I was asked on the campaign trail last year. Do I support storing nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain? Even before I was asked about my plans for constituent services, how I planned to help veterans or seniors, or even ways to jumpstart the…