Nevada

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August 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Reno and some other cities in Nevada saw the hottest months ever for July, and Lake Tahoe's temperatures were really warm this summer. Experts said the summer months showed warning signs that slowing climate change is critical to Nevada's future. As summer comes to a close,...
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August 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - No! It's not Suge Knight. His name is Richard Mapp. On Thursday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that 35-year-old Richard James Mapp, of Las Vegas, was sentenced to up to five years in prison for inducing a minor child to engage in prostitution. Mapp played...
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August 28, 2018 - 2:18 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that his office has finalized awards for more than $1.6 million to non-profit and law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, non-profit service providers and a court through the Services-Officers-Training-Prosecutors (STOP)...
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August 24, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PRIMM, NV (KXNT) - If you live near the border of California and Nevada, get ready for some road and highway upgrades. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is undertaking a $1.34 million, quarter-mile-long upgrade of Primm Boulevard at Interstate 15 in Primm, Nevada, roughly 40 miles...
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August 16, 2018 - 12:31 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - The Land and Water Conservation Fund, which supports public parks and wildlife refuges nationwide at no cost to taxpayers, will expire on September 30. Public lands advocates said Congress needs to act quickly to reauthorize the fund. Time is running out to renew the...
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August 16, 2018 - 12:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - The state of Nevada got a report on Thursday showing the Silver State has added 9,500 jobs in July. However, for one woman, that number apparently doesn't cut it. On Thursday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that 38-year-old Mitzie Hendrix, of Las Vegas, was...
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August 15, 2018 - 1:26 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Climate change is threatening several of the outdoor activities that people enjoy in summer months, according to a new report released on Wednesday from the National Wildlife Federation. In Nevada, the threat includes warming waters and algae blooms in Lake Tahoe and Lake...
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August 13, 2018 - 2:33 pm
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Henderson police said they're looking for a 27-year-old man, two women and a car with California license plates after two patrol officers were slightly injured and one fired shots at the fleeing vehicle. Officer Rodrigo Pena said Larry Calvert was identified as the driver of...
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August 10, 2018 - 3:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A former Henderson resident who distributed sexually explicit photos of children via a Twitter account was sentenced today to 135 months in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of the District of Nevada. 40-year old Mark Alan Stoneking, previously of Henderson,...
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August 10, 2018 - 2:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Against a stunning view of Lake Mead at a new scenic overlook, local, state and federal officials joined Southern Nevada residents, along with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to officially “create...
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