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…

Las Vegas, NV — It was a packed court house as two families have just learned the punishment for the man who admitted to killing their loved ones during a car jacking on the Las Vegas Strip.  James Montgomery was just sentenced to life, with the possibility of parole at 20 years. The August 2013…

Sunday, March 22, 2015 | 2 a.m. The valley’s home landscape can begin to feel a bit tired after a while — row after row of beige cookie-cutter houses with matching doors, fixtures and landscaping. The inside of our homes can feel equally bland at times, with standard beige paint, builder-grade cabinets and sandstone-tiled rooms….

Las Vegas, NV — A valley mother is backing a bill written in honor of her son. Kimberly Caipa hopes it will help save lives. Senate Bill 464, or Brady’s Bill, would give teens medical immunity if they were drunk and needed to help a friend who needed medical attention. 17-year-old Brady Caipa died back in…

A Tonopah man has been arrested for an alleged sexual assault following an investigation into a case involving a 3-year-old girl. Kenneth Cardenas, 39, was arrested after the Nye County Sheriff’s Office followed up on information from an outside agency pertaining to the female juvenile being sexually assaulted between 2011 and 2012 at a location…

Las Vegas, NV — The Las Vegas FBI conducted a law enforcement action at a home near Flamingo Road and Rainbow Boulevard on Tuesday. It is unclear why the investigated was needed at this time. Action News will update this story once more information has been received.