Latest Nevada News

A's running out of time to find home in Oakland, Las Vegas

Jan. 26, 2023 19:55 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have spent years trying to get a new stadium while watching Bay Area neighbors such as the Giants, Warriors, 49ers and Raiders successfully move into state-of-the-art venues, and now time is running short on their efforts. The A's lease at...

Police: Oregon fugitive kidnapped woman like 2019 Vegas case

Jan. 26, 2023 19:47 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police in southern Oregon were searching Thursday for a man accused of torturing a woman he held captive less than two years after he was convicted in Nevada of critically injuring another woman he held captive for two weeks. Police Chief Warren Hensman, of...

NTSB posts its file on North Las Vegas crash that killed 9

Jan. 26, 2023 19:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal crash investigators have released reports and investigative material about a multi-vehicle wreck a year ago in North Las Vegas that killed a driver and his passenger in a speeding sports car and seven members of a family in a minivan. The National...

Judge: Slain reporter sources issue for high court to decide

Jan. 26, 2023 01:16 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge decided Wednesday not to punish Las Vegas police for taking an initial look at a slain investigative journalist’s cellphone after he was killed in September, and said it is up to the state Supreme Court to decide whether a thorough review by homicide detectives...

Tesla will invest $3.6B in Nevada truck factory expansion

Jan. 26, 2023 00:09 AM EST

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Tesla said it intends to invest $3.6 billion to expand manufacturing capabilities in Nevada and is confident growing software-related profits, reflected in record net income reported Wednesday for the fourth quarter of last year, will keep margins higher than any other...

Report: Grow house hid unregistered weed plants during audit

Jan. 25, 2023 22:19 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state board charged with overseeing Nevada’s booming marijuana industry suspended the license of a cannabis grow house near Las Vegas on Tuesday after inspectors said they found unregistered plants at the facility that pose an “immediate threat to public health and safety."...

3 teens arrested, 2 hurt, 1 critical in Carson City shooting

Jan. 25, 2023 18:43 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Three juveniles have been taken into custody as suspects in a shooting in Carson City that injured two teens, including one who remained hospitalized Wednesday in critical condition. Detectives have determined approximately 17 shots were fired from handguns...

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run death of Sparks pedestrian

Jan. 25, 2023 15:57 PM EST

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A 68-year-old man has been arrested as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian in Sparks last week. Vincent Joseph Hoff was located in Reno on Tuesday and arrested on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident causing death, Sparks...

Reward grows to $25K in Nevada probe of 5 wild horse deaths

Jan. 24, 2023 18:23 PM EST

ELY, Nev. (AP) — The reward has grown to $25,000 in the investigation of the shooting deaths of five wild horses in eastern Nevada more than a year ago, the Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday. The five mortally wounded horses were discovered Nov. 16, 2021 in Jakes Valley, about...

1 killed, 1 hurt in mining accident in northeast Nevada

Jan. 24, 2023 17:21 PM EST

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — One miner was killed and another injured in an accident at an underground mine in northeast Nevada, Nevada Gold Mines reported Tuesday. The worker who was injured in the accident in Eureka County on Monday was treated at an area hospital and released, the company...