$6M in US Bus Grants for Vegas, Carson, Pyramid Lake Tribe

U.S. News

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded more than $6 million to transit operators in Nevada to improve bus service for passengers in Las Vegas, Carson City and at the Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal reservation.

North Las Vegas Mayor Considers Run at Congressional Seat

U.S. News

The Las Vegas-Review Journal reported Tuesday that Kihuen currently represents the 4th Congressional District, which encompasses most of northern Clark County, southern Lyon County and all of Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye and White Pine counties.

Man, 19, detained on immigration concerns wanted in 4 Nevada murders

FOX News

The suspect linked to the murders was in custody on an immigration hold and other charges. Investigators in northern Nevada said a suspect in the murders of four people, three of them women, is in custody on an immigration hold and other charges. Wilbur Ernesti Martinez-Guzman, 19, was arrested Saturday afternoon by deputies from the Carson County Sheriff's Office, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam told a news conference Sunday. "We feel confident we have the evidence to link him to all four homicides," Balaam said. Investigators said the killings started on or around Jan. 10 in Gardnerville, a town south of Carson City.

Nevada cites U.S. warnings in bid to block inbound 'stealth' shipments of weapons-grade plutonium

The Japan Times

RENO, NEVADA - Nevada's latest bid to block incoming shipments of weapons-grade plutonium points to the U.S. Energy Department's own scientific warnings about the dangers of prematurely moving the highly radioactive material out of South Carolina. State lawyers say in briefs filed this week with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the Trump administration is engaged in a clandestine "charade" intended to turn Nevada "into the nation's radioactive dump." They want the San Francisco-based court to overturn a Reno judge's refusal to temporarily halt all plutonium shipments to a site near Las Vegas. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du denied the request Jan. 30, concluding that any potential harm was speculative. That was the same day the government revealed it secretly shipped a half metric ton (1,102 pounds) of plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada sometime before Nov. 30.

Nevada Sniper Shot From Reno's Montage Building That Housed Stephen Paddock

International Business Times

The high rise building in downtown Reno, Nevada, from where a gunman fired multiple shots Tuesday evening, was once home to Stephen Paddock, the man responsible for the Las Vegas massacre, the worst mass shooting in modern American history.