Nevada

June 25, 2018 - 1:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A person who managed multimillion dollar phony telemarketing scam was sentenced Monday to serve 63 months in prison by a federal judge in Las Vegas, the Department of Justice announced. 52 year old Michael Rossi, of Las Vegas, was sentenced to 63 months behind bars, followed by...
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June 25, 2018 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (KXNT) - The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Monday awarded $2,000,100 to the State of Nevada to cover expenses related to the law enforcement response to the Oct.1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas. The shooting, which occurred during a country music...
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June 22, 2018 - 3:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Republican state Attorney General Adam Laxalt will join President Donald Trump Saturday afternoon for a roundtable meeting on the GOP tax cuts. Deputy White House Political Director Brian Jack told reporters in a conference call Friday that...
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June 22, 2018 - 3:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada man has been indicted in Arizona on terrorism and other felony charges after his arrest last week in a large vehicle that blocked traffic on a Colorado River bridge on the main highway between Phoenix and Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that 30-year-old...
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June 22, 2018 - 1:35 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - It's often used to get even. Revenge porn is used as a means to blackmail individuals into performing sex acts or continue a relationship--or just as a means to harm a person’s reputation. Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that the State of Nevada, along...
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June 22, 2018 - 12:39 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - He was either bold, desperate or both, so he took a chance, and lost. A felon who robbed two Las Vegas banks at gunpoint on the same day and stole a total of approximately $22,000 made his initial appearance in federal court today, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson for the...
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June 22, 2018 - 11:38 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Gaming Commission has approved a gaming license for a casino in a northern Nevada city of 27 people. Chairman Tony Alamo says the unanimously approved license might be the most isolated location ever approved. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the commission approved...
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June 21, 2018 - 12:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A deadline is mobilizing conservation and outdoor-recreation groups to urge Congress to save the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). It is set to expire Sept. 30, in about 100 days. Some Nevadans are on Capitol Hill this week for one-on-one meetings with lawmakers. To kick...
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June 20, 2018 - 1:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Clark County’s Department of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued an advisory for Wednesday, Jun. 20, for potentially elevated levels of ozone due to current weather conditions that contribute to the formation of ground-level ozone in the Las Vegas Valley. Ground-level ozone is a key...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge has signed off on the first execution in Nevada in 12 years, despite lingering questions about a never-before-used drug protocol that's faced a court fight. Clark County District Judge Jennifer Togliatti signed Scott Raymond Dozier's death warrant Tuesday, setting the...
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