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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 36-year-old Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton while the former U.S. secretary of state addressed a Las Vegas audience is pleading guilty to misdemeanor trespassing. But a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney says Alison Ernst is pleading not guilty to another misdemeanor charge and will face trial next month.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Canadian-based owner of a northern Nevada gold mine has agreed to pay a $182,000 civil penalty for failing to correctly report toxic chemical releases to federal environmental regulators. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the settlement Thursday with Veris Gold USA, a subsidiary of the Vancouver-based Veris Gold Corp.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 30-year-old former Nevada state prison guard is pleading guilty to smuggling contraband to Las Vegas Strip shooting defendant Ammar Harris. Derland Blake of North Las Vegas is one of six people accused of conspiring to smuggle cellphones, food, drugs and alcohol to Harris at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs.
FERNLEY, Nev. (AP) — Federal officials are giving more than $700,000 to expand the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley. The money will help the cemetery develop about three more acres and will cover the cost of road construction, landscaping and columbaria for holding cremated remains.