All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nevada’

Yelp Wants Users To Speak Up About Nevada Bill

Yelp is encouraging its users around the country, but particularly in Nevada, to let members of the Nevada State Assembly and Governor Brian Sandoval’s office know that they oppose a bill sponsored by casino Mogul Steve Wynn, which the company says would roll back the state’s anti-SLAPP law. If you’re unfamiliar with the term SLAPP, it stands for Strategic Lawsuit …

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OJ Simpson Files Appeal For His Jail Release With Nevada Supreme Court

The fate of OJ Simpson now lies with the Nevada Supreme Court after the football star’s lawyers filed an appeal to get him released from jail. Simpson’s lawyers are contesting that a judge had been wrong to deny him a new trial for his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery conviction in light of information that hadn’t surfaced before. Patricia Palm, …

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Lake Mead Water Levels Dangerously Low

Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States, but Lake Mead is low, and that has some folks worried. Lake Mead was formed by the Hoover Dam, and sits between Nevada and Arizona. It is 112 miles long and supplies water to much of the Southwestern United States. Lake Mead is nearing an all-time low. While that may …

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Cliven Bundy Cuts Ties With The Republican Party

Southeastern Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy has officially left the Republican Party. Along with his wife, Carol, Bundy appeared at an event in Las Vegas on Friday to register with the Independent American Party. Bundy, who was a featured speaker at the said affair, was honored by the Party for his “courage” in defending for the sovereignty of the state. …

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Nevada Cattle Released to Cliven Bundy by Feds

Federal land managers explained that “escalating tensions” forced the release of roughly 400 head of cattle that had been corralled on public land in southern Nevada. The cows belonged to rancher Cliven Bundy, who had refused to relent to federal authority over rights to land he doesn’t legally own. Hundreds of Nevada states’ rights activists, as well as various militia …

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Nevada Cattle Rancher Gets Support From Politicians; Feds Seize His Cattle

A “range war” between the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and a rancher has reached fever pitch as the BLM surrounded Cliven Bundy’s Clark County ranch with four-wheel drive cars, armed officers, and helicopters. The war is over 600,000 acres of land near the border of Utah called Gold Butte, controlled by the BLM and used as a habitat …

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Navy Fighter Jet Crash in Nevada Leaves Questions

Associated Press reports to us that a Navy fighter jet crashed Saturday at 3 p.m. during a training exercise in Nevada. The F/A-18C U.S. Marine jet went down less than a hundred miles near a Navy range training complex. The remote and mountainous terrain along with the snow storm prevented rescue helicopters and ground crews from reaching the crash site …

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Nevada Motel Captive Rescued After Six Months Thanks To Facebook Post

Sheena Herschbach was an ordinary woman, living out her life in California like anyone else. Her average life took a drastic and terrifying turn, however, when her ex-boyfriend, a man named Jason Greniger, showed up at her front door. He begged for Herschbach to forgive him and take him back; his play on her sympathies worked, and Herschbach left with …

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Amazon Sales Tax Laws Expand to Three More States

Consumers in Indiana, Nevada and Tennessee will no longer get a free pass on sales tax when shopping on Amazon.com. Starting today, residents in those states will join the 16 other states in the country that automatically pay tax on Amazon purchases. South Carolina is not far behind, consumers in the Palmetto State, will begin paying taxes on all purchases …

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Reno Shooting: Gunman Kills 2 At Renown Medical Center

Reno Police have confirmed two people dead on Tuesday, after several shots were fired at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, NV. According to Department Deputy Chief  Tom Robinson, one of the deceased was the shooter, who succumbed to a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Two other people were wounded and are now listed as being in critical condition at the facility. The authorities have …

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Reno Shooting: Two Dead, Including Shooter

Before committing suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a shooter injured two and killed one other person on Tuesday in a building adjacent to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. The shooting took place around 2 p.m. on the third floor of the Neurology office in the Center for Advanced Medicine and Neurology of Nevada. According to CNN, ophthalmic …

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Missing Nevada Family Found Alive

Two adults and four children were found alive on Tuesday nestled together inside Trinity Canyon located in the Seven Troughs Range. Thirty-four-year-old James Glanton, 25-year-old Christina MacIntee, the couple’s children (a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old), 10-year-old niece Shelby Fitzpatrick, and a 4-year-old nephew had been missing since Sunday night when the group left to enjoy sledding and playing in the …

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