Stories tagged: Nevada
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 4:47 P.M.
17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike
An estimated 17,000 AT&T technicians in California and Nevada went on strike Wednesday, highlighting workplace tensions within the massive Dallas telecommunications giant.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 3:35 P.M.
Vegas cab driver arrested after sex assault seen on video
Officials say a Las Vegas cab company looking for a woman’s cellphone found, instead, surveillance video footage of their taxi driver sexually assaulting the customer while she was passed out.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
US snuffs pot fans’ plans to party on tribal land near Vegas
A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada’s new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an American Indian reservation near Las Vegas.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 6:24 P.M.
Nevada county declares emergency after earthen dam fails
A rural northeast Nevada county declared a state of emergency Thursday after an earthen dam failed, releasing fast-moving water that forced trains to reroute and closed part of a washed …
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 5:29 P.M.
Hundreds of Nevada homes evacuated in floods along mountains
Hundreds of homes were evacuated in northern Nevada, and stranded motorists were pulled from cars stuck on flooded Northern California roads as thunderstorms arrived as part of a massive winter …
MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017, 6:18 P.M.
Bundy friends, family protest federal monument decision
Supporters of cattleman and anti-federal government figure Cliven Bundy are protesting a presidential decision to give national monument protection to public land where Bundy grazes cows near his southern Nevada …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 10:11 A.M.
Harry Reid bids farewell to Senate after 30 years
Minority Leader Harry Reid bid farewell to the Senate Thursday after 30 years in the chamber and more than a decade as top Democrat, a remarkable run during which he …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 2:07 P.M.
Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing
Michigan’s presidential recount was halted Wednesday after three days, assuring Republican Donald Trump’s victory in the state, when a federal judge said he’ll abide by a court ruling that found …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 7:05 P.M.
Eagles coach Beau Baldwin interviews at Nevada
Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin is one of three finalists for the vacancy at Nevada and has interviewed for the position
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 2:06 P.M.
Prosecutors in Nevada asking for 3 ranching standoff trials
Federal prosecutors want a judge in Nevada to schedule a trio of trials for the 17 defendants jailed on charges stemming from an armed confrontation in April 2014 with U.S. …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 1:22 P.M.
Five Nevada counties to recount presidential race
Nevada election officials will recount ballots in five counties after independent presidential candidate Roque De La Fuente requested and paid about $14,000 for the effort.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 1:46 P.M.
Bundy brothers back in custody in Nevada for Feb. 2 trial
Ammon Bundy and his brother, Ryan, are back in federal custody in Nevada ahead of a February trial on charges stemming from a 2014 standoff with federal agents outside their …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 1:19 P.M.
Judge refuses to issue order in Trump’s Nevada lawsuit
A Las Vegas judge refused to go along with Donald Trump’s move to slap a county registrar of voters with a court order to set aside ballots cast by people …
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 12:25 P.M.
Former Seattle woman auctioning off her virginity to help her family
Of the 20 or so women who work at the Kit Kat Ranch, one of Nevada’s legal brothels, Katherine Stone is the only virgin.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 12:27 P.M.
Idaho militia group members resign, say leader took money
More than 30 members of an Idaho militia group say they’ve resigned after the group’s president spent $2,900 in donations on personal items rather than using it to help four …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 10:29 A.M.
Oregon location eliminated in search for geothermal lab site
A site near Oregon’s Newberry Volcano is no longer in the running for a federal enhanced geothermal research laboratory.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 10:15 A.M.
Media challenging ruling keeping Bundy case documents secret
Media organizations are challenging a federal magistrate judge’s order that keeps many documents secret in the Nevada criminal case involving rancher Cliven Bundy and a 2014 armed standoff with government …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2016, 12:58 P.M.
Crews battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the West
Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, and firefighters are making initial attacks on another 112 new fires trying to prevent them from getting big.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 1:47 P.M.
Oregon ranching standoff accused get ‘special accommodations’ from judge
A federal judge said in court papers that he has allowed six of the defendants accused in the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year to meet …
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 1:17 P.M.
Oregonian Media Group to be led by Nevada media company president
The president of Nevada company RGJ Media has accepted a position at the helm of Oregonian Media Group, the parent company of The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon. John F. …
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 1:21 P.M.
Blasts rock rural Nevada town, killing 1, flinging car parts
LAS VEGAS – Twin explosions rocked a neighborhood in a rural Nevada town, killing one person and flinging car parts several blocks away, authorities and neighbors said Thursday. The blasts …
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 2:51 P.M.
Fire consumes 185 square miles of Nevada range
A wind-whipped brush fire that has consumed more than 185 square miles of rangeland in north-central Nevada has burned within a few hundred yards of some ranch homes, but so …
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 11:06 P.M.
Eased grazing limits in Nevada sought as drought wanes
Gov. Brian Sandoval is urging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to reconsider livestock grazing restrictions in northeast Nevada, saying that may now be unwarranted given a wet winter that …
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
Dana Milbank: Sanders’ party-bashing turns ugly
The Vermont socialist is now running against the Democratic Party. And that’s excellent news for one Donald J. Trump.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016, 6:03 P.M.
Bernie Sanders gives defiant statement under pressure over Nevada violence
Under pressure from Democratic Party leaders to denounce ugly tactics by his supporters, Sen. Bernie Sanders instead struck back with a defiant statement Tuesday that dismissed complaints from Nevada Democrats …
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016, 10:16 A.M.
Clinton aims for Kentucky win to break Sanders’ momentum
Donald Trump has picked up nine delegates in Guam. He now needs fewer than 100 delegates to clinch the Republican nomination for president.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 12:53 P.M.
Cliven Bundy standoff case in Nevada gets February court date
A federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas has set a Feb. 6 trial date for rancher Cliven Bundy and 18 other defendants in an armed confrontation with government officers two …
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016, 12:07 P.M.
Ammon Bundy, 3 co-defendants appeal to remain in Oregon
Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and two co-defendants charged in the occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon have appealed an order that requires them to be flown to Nevada …
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 1:51 P.M.
Bundy son arrested for role in Nevada standoff
Another member of the Bundy ranching family has been arrested for participating in a 2014 armed standoff in Nevada over grazing fees.
THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016, 5:03 P.M.
How the Oregon and Nevada standoffs are linked
The armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge ended a week ago, but federal authorities remain active in multiple jurisdictions to ensure people are brought to justice.