Las Vegas Man Accused of Threats Against Jewish U.S. Senator and Her Family Is Indicted

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Las Vegas man arrested last month on suspicion of making antisemitic threats against U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen and her family, along with the family of another U.S. senator, according to court records. Rosen, a Democrat from Nevada, is Jewish and has maintained a … Read more

Casino Workers Seethe as Smoking Ban Bill Is Delayed Yet Again in New Jersey Legislature

[ad_1] TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill to end smoking in Atlantic City’s casinos that appeared headed for its first vote Thursday was delayed yet again when Democratic lawmakers said they did not have enough votes to advance it. They also said they would listen to alternatives proposed by the casino industry including enclosed smoking … Read more

Burning Man Narrowly Passes Environmental Inspection Months After Torrential Rain Upended Festival

[ad_1] RENO, Nev. (AP) — The organizers of the Burning Man festival narrowly passed their environmental inspection after mass torrential rains closed roads, jammed traffic and forced many to walk miles barefoot through muck, leaving trails of debris in the remote Nevada desert, according to a Wednesday report from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. … Read more

Nevada Judge Rejects Attempt to Get Abortion Protections on 2024 Ballot

[ad_1] RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge has struck down an effort to enshrine reproductive rights, including abortion, in Nevada’s constitution, as abortion rights advocates in the western swing state attempt to follow other states in putting the question before voters in 2024. Judge James T. Russell in Carson City District Court concluded on Tuesday … Read more

Washoe County School Superintendent’s Resignation Prompts Search for 5th New Boss in 10 Years

[ad_1] RENO, Nev. (AP) — The largest school district in northern Nevada will soon be looking for a new superintendent for the fifth time in 10 years. Washoe County School Superintendent Susan Enfield announced this week she’s stepping down in February for personal reasons after just a year and a half on the job in … Read more

A Las Vegas High School Grapples With How a Feud Over Stolen Items Escalated Into a Fatal Beating

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (AP) — Students at a Las Vegas high school had gone home for the day when an urgent message was broadcast from the intercom: A defibrillator was needed near one of the classrooms. A nurse ran in the direction of the emergency. A group of teachers tried to perform CPR. It wasn’t … Read more

Nevada Election-Fraud Crusader Loses Lawsuit Battle Against Washoe County in State Court

[ad_1] RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada election-fraud crusader’s attempt to to sue Washoe County over alleged election fraud has now been rejected in state court. Judge James Russell in Reno dismissed the latest suit Monday in Robert Beadles’ feud with the county with prejudice, meaning he cannot refile it. He also ordered the wealthy … Read more

The Rolling Stones Announce 2024 North American Tour in Support of ‘Hackney Diamonds’ Album

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last month, The Rolling Stones released “Hackney Diamonds,” their first album of original material in 18 years. Tuesday, the legendary English band announced they’re taking it on the road. Starting on April 28 in Houston and concluding in Santa Clara, California, on July 17, the Stones will make their way … Read more

Las Vegas Union Hotel Workers Ratify Caesars Contract

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas hotel union workers voted overwhelmingly Monday to approve their contract agreement with casino giant Caesars Entertainment, signaling an end to lengthy labor disputes that had brought the threat of a historic strike to the Strip. The Culinary Workers Union announced on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, … Read more

More Than a Foot of Snow, 100 Mph Wind Gusts Possible as Storm Approaches Sierra Nevada

[ad_1] RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Weather Service issued advisories Saturday along the California-Nevada line ahead of an early winter storm that could bring more than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow to the upper elevations of the Sierra and winds gusting up to 100 mph (160 kph) over ridgetops. The winter weather advisories, … Read more