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WASHINGTON — Two members of Congress from Nevada are reserving seats on the tour that will take a group of lawmakers to Yucca Mountain next month, a visit its organizer hopes will spark new interest in the shuttered nuclear waste site. Reps. Cresent Hardy and Mark Amodei, both Republicans, will join the April 9 excursion…

Las Vegas, NV — Kenneth Rankin appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom on Friday. He is the suspect in a crash involving nine vehicles that resulted in the death of a local mother. Rankin appeared before a judge for his preliminary hearing. However, it was postponed after prosecutors asked the judge for more time. The…

Las Vegas’ once-huge rate of underwater homeowners keeps improving, but as price-growth slows, the flow of borrowers escaping upside-down status has slowed with it. An estimated 26.4 percent of Southern Nevada homeowners with mortgages were underwater — meaning their debt outweighed their home value — in the fourth quarter last year, according to a new…

Las Vegas, NV — A Contact 13 Investigation takes center stage in a legislative hearing about coyotes attacking family pets. Reacting to an HOA Hall of Shame report from last fall, state lawmakers are seeking to change the Nevada Homeowner Association Law. Safety first when it comes to protecting family pets. Sounds like common sense,…

By Lillian BrownePahrump Valley Timeslbrowne@pvtimes.com Two amended proposed state Senate bills governing the allocation of Nevada’s water will be back before the government affairs committee for a vote in the coming weeks. Senate Bills 65 and 81, authored by the Nevada Division of Water Resources engineer Jason King, proposed expanding his authority to control groundwater…

Las Vegas, NV —  Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s honor guard has one of the most difficult and important roles on the department. And Saturday, you can help them fulfill their mission to honor our fallen officers. This is the second year for the Scoot and Shoot event. Last year they had no idea 400…

Nevada’s foreclosure woes worsened last month as lenders seized more homes than in January and filed more default notices, a new report shows. One in every 569 homes statewide received a foreclosure-related filing in February, up 7 percent from January and 12 percent from a year ago, according to RealtyTrac. Nevada’s foreclosure rate was second-highest…

Las Vegas, NV — Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting that started as a road rage incident. It happened on Wednesday evening on the 500 block of Macbrey Drive, near Bermuda and Wigwam. Police said shots were fired, but no one was struck by gunfire. However, one person was hit by a vehicle and…

By Mick AkersPahrump Valley Timesmakers@pvtimes.com Three people were injured Friday morning, one critically, after a dog attack at a property near Linda and Black streets that resulted in the dogs’ owner being arrested. One of the injured victims was flown to University Medical Center Trauma Center, and the other two were transported to Desert View…