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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. The government told The Associated Press last year that more than ...

Hearing set on proposed Nevada water pipeline

Another chapter begins Monday in a 28-year effort to pump millions of gallons of water a year from rural Nevada to Las Vegas. The State Engineer’s Office will conduct hearings for ...

Reports say Kylie Jenner is pregnant with first child

Is there going to be another addition to the Jenner-Kardashian clan? Several media outlets including TMZ and People are reporting Friday that 20-year-old Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of ...

New Nevada GOP leader focuses on flipping 4 to 5 Assembly seats

Three-term Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, elected as the House Republican minority leader, says a priority will be to focus on ousting four to ...

Patrol: 2 hurt, man faces DUI count after wrong-way freeway crash

Seat belts are being credited with averting possible major injuries in a five-vehicle, wrong-way crash on Interstate 15 this morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The ...

Does North Korean H-bomb threat push U.S. closer to war?

Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? As with much that has transpired lately in the U.S.-North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where ...

Spokeswoman: Bob Dole hospitalized for low blood pressure

A spokeswoman says former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is hospitalized for low blood pressure. Dole spokeswoman Marion Watkins said in an email Friday that ...

Ann Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free speech event

When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a "Free Speech Week" featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance." Biology student Kyeong Kim agrees. She's all for free speech but the ...

Tariff case moving forward, despite solar industry objections

A trade case pursuing solar product tariffs is moving forward after a commission found that imports had injured the domestic solar cell industry, a move that opponents say ...

Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over. The Denver Post reports that officer Chris Frabbiele was ...

Florida family looks forward after losing home to sinkhole

A Florida family will soon be searching for a new place to gather after their home of nearly five decades was lost to a sinkhole. Elena Hale said cracks began appearing in the wall of her ...

Doctor gets 32 years in prison for killing Yale physician

A mentally ill doctor who shot a Yale University physician to death and narrowly missed wounding the victim's pregnant wife was sentenced Friday to 32 years in prison, ending a seven-year legal drama over the gunman's sanity that ...

Woman arrested after brandishing gun at Kardashian boutique

A woman who pointed a gun at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood while screaming about Cuba and then returned hours later to wave a machete at reporters has been arrested, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Friday. Maricia Medrano, 35, was arrested on ...

Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge

Walmart is testing a new service that lets a delivery person walk into your home when you're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge. The retailer says the service is for busy families that don't have time to stop at a store. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company is testing it with ...

Heading to Mexico? Busiest U.S. crossing closing this weekend

The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The closure between San Diego and Tijuana for work on a $741 million expansion project presents ...

With trial approaching, Cliven Bundy firing his lawyer

Cliven Bundy's defense attorney says the Nevada cattleman and state's rights figure is firing him, less than three weeks before trial stemming from a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents. Attorney Bret Whipple filed documents Thursday asking ...

Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges

Rapper Chief Keef has pleaded not guilty to drug charges in South Dakota. The rapper whose legal name is Keith Cozart was arrested June 12 at the Sioux Falls airport, where officials say marijuana was found in his carry-on bag. He had been in ...

Loud talkers beware: Reno buses will be listening

A federal judge has given northern Nevada's largest public transit system the green light to begin recording audio along with video surveillance on city buses despite objections from the bus drivers' union that ...

Indictment of lawyer in jail cellphone case dismissed

A state court judge has thrown out an indictment accusing a Las Vegas-area lawyer of providing cellphones to jail detainees, including a Nevada inmate who was wounded in a fatal shooting involving ...

Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated ...

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