LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two rural Nevada sheriffs are citing the Second Amendment and one is invoking the specter of Nazi Germany in vowing not to enforce a strict new gun background check law just approved by the state Legislature.
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada sheriff is investigating whether customers of a rural electric utility are paying higher bills because the company paid hush money to a woman who alleged its former chief executive sexually harassed her.
MERCURY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities investigating an officer-involved shooting at a nuclear security site 70 miles north of Las Vegas say the man who was killed refused orders to drop a cylindrical object in his hand.
It's not immediately clear if the object was a weapon.
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Nye County authorities say a sheriff's SWAT team member fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at him after an earlier shooting during a standoff with deputies who had responded to reports of the man firing outside his home.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas entertainer who lost his job on an Australian cruise ship while jailed in rural Nevada for a residential burglary has sued two counties, claiming he was held for 18 days in what appears to be a case of mistaken identity.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's best-known legal brothel owner is accusing officials in rural Nye County of suspending his license to operate his property closest to Las Vegas to retaliate against him for running for political office.