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The Mesquite Police Department Welcomes Our New Police Chief

This Tuesday’s Feb.12 Mesquite City Council meeting was filled to over capacity with members of the community, police department employees, and their families to welcome in Mesquite’s new Chief of Police, MaQuade Chesley.


Nye County police investigating sex misconduct claims at Valley Electric

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office has executed a search warrant on the Valley Electric Association administrative office in Pahrump. In a pre-recorded video, Sergeant Adam Tippetts said the office is investigating allegations that former CEO Thomas Husted had sexually harassed a female employee and se


First snow day for many Clark County students

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Friday was the first-day CCSD canceled school due to snow, leaving parents and guardians wondering what to do with their children. The district said canceling classes and after-school activities Friday was due to potential freezing conditions on the roads in the morning.


Assisted suicide bill set to come before Nevada lawmakers

The debate over physician-assisted suicide is expected to return to the Nevada Legislature on Monday, less than two years after the measure failed to become law. Lawmakers are scheduled to hear a bill on Monday that would allow terminally ill patients to kill themselves with medication prescribed by


Coroner rules Nevada prisoner’s death a suicide

The Clark County coroner’s office confirmed Friday that the death of an inmate in his prison cell this week was a suicide. Absalon Traylor was found dead about 4:10 p.m. Tuesday in his cell at Indian Springs’ Southern Desert Correctional Center. He cause of death was hanging, the coroner’s office sa


This week in history Feb. 21-27

February 23, 1916, Littlefield: Jos H Reber and men have just returned from working on the road from here to Stephen R Linges, making a good road and putting a bridge across the Mesquite ditch, which was greatly needed as it was a bad crossing. They sure did good work (This is part old the old 91 Be


Mesquite Cancer Help Society receives generous donation

Community support in Mesquite is astounding and Shereen’s Hair and Nails is just one example of the generosity of Mesquite business owners. Yoli Bell, founder of the MCHS, is always so very thankful when someone steps out of their crazy schedule to help, she said these ladies always do that for them


Feds unveil opioid crackdown aimed at Nevada doctors

Medical professionals who illegally distribute opioids are no different than street drug dealers. At least that’s how they were described Thursday afternoon by federal officials, who announced preliminary results of Operation Hypocritical Oath, a multi-state effort to bust them.


Nevada’s 2 biggest gold producers may merge

Nevada’s two largest gold producers may merge, creating a global mining behemoth. ‘’Barrick Gold Corp. today confirmed that the company has reviewed the opportunity to merge with Newmont Mining Corp. in an all-share nil premium transaction. No decision has been taken at this time,’’ Barrick said in


Push to ban forced human microchipping returns to Nevada Legislature

The push to ban forced human microchipping is back again after dying without a vote the last time lawmakers took up the debate. Assembly Bill 226, sponsored by Assemblyman Skip Daly, D-Reno, would prohibit requiring a person to have a microchip or other permanent identification marker implanted insi


Desert Dogs, this is your team

The Mesquite Desert Dogs are on fire both on and off the courts and the community has good reason to show pride for their basketball team. The Dogs are stepping out into the neighborhood hosting BBQ’s, talking the talk, walking the walk and thoroughly enjoying meeting the fans.


Country music A-listers booking sleeply little Laughlin, Nevada

When it comes to country music, sleepy little Laughlin, Nev., is proving to be a big player. Tim McGraw, who performs there Feb. 23, is just one of the gems studding the community’s belt buckle.


Fugitive wanted in Nevada murder investigation arrested in Beaver County

BEAVER COUNTY, Utah, Feb. 22, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A man suspected of murder in Nevada was taken into custody Friday by deputies and SWAT officers from the Beaver County Sheriff’s Office.


State government offices in northern Nevada to open at 10 a.m.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- Governor Steve Sisolak has ordered a two-hour delay for all state government offices in northern Nevada due to icy conditions on Friday, Feb. 22.


Suspect in 2 deadly Las Vegas shootings dies

A man facing murder charges in two separate Las Vegas homicides eight months apart has died. Elijah Lynum, 42, died on Nov. 11, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. His cause and manner of death had not been released as of Friday.


Nevada joins lawsuit against Trump border wall emergency

CARSON CITY — Nevada joined a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s move to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall he has promised since his presidential campaign, the attorney general’s office announced Monday.


Nevada bill could alter plea deal process

A Nevada bill stands to strengthen stipulated plea deals and eliminate any surprises for defendants should a judge decide to deviate from agreed-upon sentences. Most plea deals don’t include stipulated sentences. Instead, defense attorneys advocate for a sentence and prosecutors advocate for another


Sen. Cory Booker to bring presidential campaign to Nevada on Sunday

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will make his first trip to Nevada on Sunday as a Democratic presidential candidate. Booker's campaign announced Thursday that he's planning to hold a "Conversation with Cory" in North Las Vegas to discuss his record and what he wants to accomplish.


State of Nevada employees on 2-hour delay today

Under bright skies on Friday morning, State of Nevada employees are on a 2-hour delay. An email was sent out to employees at 7:30 this morning announcing the delay.


Utah deputies, SWAT arrest Las Vegas murder suspect

BEAVER COUNTY (ABC4 News) – A man wanted for murder in Nevada was arrested in Utah. Beaver County Sheriff’s Office said it had been working with the FBI and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to find Lee Frank Wilson who is suspected of murder in Clark County, Nevada.