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Water looms as key issue for Nevada Legislature

CARSON CITY — State lawmakers got a crash course Tuesday on Nevada’s complicated water laws as they prepare to consider several bills dealing with the most precious resource in the driest state in the nation.

NHP warns of phone scam

The Nevada Highway Patrol issued a scam alert Wednesday warning of fraudulent callers soliciting donations and making threats on the behalf of state trooper organizations.

Testimony begins in Bunkerville standoff trial

LAS VEGAS — Defiant cattle rancher Cliven Bundy tossed court orders out the window of his truck and tried to pay grazing fees to Clark County instead of the federal government, a Justice Department lawyer testified Monday as prosecutors began to establish the chain of events that led to an armed standoff in Bunkerville in 2014.