No longer stranded, tens of thousands clean up and head home after Burning Man floods
The traffic jam leaving the Burning Man festival has eased up considerably as the exodus from the mud-caked Nevada desert entered a second day following massive rain that left tens of thousands of partygoers stranded there for days.
UAE creates federal authority for 'commercial gaming' as casino giants flock to Gulf Arab nation
The United Arab Emirates has created a federal authority to potentially run a national lottery and what it describes as “commercial gaming,” likely a sign that it is on the verge of allowing gambling as major casino operators flock to the Gulf Arab nation.
FBI looks for more possible victims after woman escapes from cinder block cell in Oregon
Authorities say a man who posed as an undercover police officer kidnapped a woman in Seattle, drove her hundreds of miles to his home in Oregon and locked her in a cinder block cell until she bloodied her hands breaking the door to escape.
Nevada Republican governor approves abortion protections in rare cross-party move
Republican Gov. Joe Lombardo signed a bill into law enshrining existing protections for out-of-state abortion patients and in-state providers on Tuesday, marking a rare occurrence of a Republican governor approving measures that are part of Democrats’ vow to make the western swing state an abortion safe haven.
Slain Vegas shooting victims' kin to split shooter's estate
Families of people killed in the Las Vegas Strip massacre in October 2017 will receive almost all of the $1.4 million estate of the man who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and killed himself before police reached him.
Tesla requests $330M-plus in additional Nevada tax breaks
Tesla may receive over $300 million in tax abatements over the next two decades for a massive new expansion of its northern Nevada facility, the product of a 2014 deal for when the company first came to the area on the promise of new jobs and major investments in the area.
Biden agenda, lithium mine, tribes, greens collide in Nevada
Opponents of the largest lithium mine planned in the U.S. urged a federal judge in Nevada to vacate the U.S. government’s approval of the project until it completes additional environmental reviews and complies with all state and federal laws.
Trump lawyers questioned Nevada’s 2020 vote, records show
Nevada’s most populous county has provided the U.S. Justice Department special counsel with correspondence that shows lawyers for then-President Donald Trump raising concerns about the integrity of the 2020 voting process that were later deemed baseless.
Nevada high court rejects plea to stop county's hand-count
The Nevada Supreme Court denied an emergency writ from two voting rights groups on Monday that sought to shut down a controversial hand-count of all paper ballots in rural Nye County, meaning that the county clerk can continue the hand-counting of ballots that have been counted by machine tabulators.