Latest Nevada Attorney General's Office News

Nevada will seek new court order to remove plutonium

Aug. 16, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada isn't giving up its push to get the Trump administration to remove weapons-grade plutonium that was secretly shipped to a site near Las Vegas last year, learning from an appeals court defeat and planning a challenge that gets to the heart of the fight. State Attorney General Aaron...

Court rules for US in fight over Nevada plutonium shipment

Aug. 13, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled against Nevada in a battle with the U.S. government over its secret shipment of weapons-grade plutonium to a site near Las Vegas but the state's attorney general says the fight isn't over yet. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

The Latest: Nevada AG says plutonium fight will continue

Aug. 13, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denying Nevada's appeal in a battle with the U.S. government over secret shipments of plutonium (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Nevada's attorney general says he'll continue to pursue all legal options to block unlawful shipments of...

Son of Nevada's AG arrested on suspicion of domestic battery

Jun. 30, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say the son of Nevada's attorney general has been arrested in Las Vegas on suspicion of domestic battery. Jail records show 26-year-old Avery Ford was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on Saturday. It was unclear Sunday if he has a lawyer yet. The Las Vegas...