Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sean Whaley

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Carson City, NV, United States

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Past articles by Sean:

Las Vegas mass shooting could create push for gun regulation legislation

Just as the Sandy Hook school shooting prompted efforts to regulate gun policies in Nevada in 2013, the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 will likely result in a new push when the Legislature convenes in 2019. → Read More

Gun show attendees doubt gun laws could have stopped massacre

People attending and selling wares at a gun show here Saturday expressed shock and horror at the mass shooting that happened less than one week ago inLas Vegas. → Read More

Polish official touts close ties with Nevada

A top ranking official with the Polish government said Tuesday that the country’s ties with Nevada are the strongest of any U.S. state, and the two are likely to become even more closely intertwined with a new economic development mission next month. → Read More

Nevada Supreme Court sides with inmate who sought Thelemist diet

A Nevada prison inmate who was denied a special diet he had requested as a practicing Thelemist has won a ruling from the Nevada Supreme Court. → Read More

Sandoval says Nevada officials pursuing Amazon headquarters

Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday he is working with Nevada economic development officials to lure Amazon to Nevada for its proposed second company headquarters project. → Read More

Environmental groups’ lawsuit challenges sale of oil and gas leases

Two environmental groups on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s June sale of oil and gas leases in Northern Nevada. → Read More

Nevada death row inmate cites jury selection errors in appeal

An attorney for death row inmate Julius Bradford told the Nevada Supreme Court on Wednesday that errors in the jury selection process at her client’s 2012 Las Vegas trial warrant reversal of his conviction and sentence. → Read More

Sandoval announces hiring of new general counsel

Kathryn Reynolds will serve as counsel to the governor and act as a primary liaison between the governor’s office and several Cabinet agencies, boards and commissions. → Read More

ACLU of Nevada questions new policy on transgender prisoners

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada has voiced “grave concerns” about a new Nevada Corrections Department policy on transgender inmates adopted Wednesday by the Board of State Prison Commissioners. → Read More

NV Energy: ‘Don’t worry about the solar’ during eclipse

“Our customers should not notice a thing,” said Kevin Geraghty, senior vice president of energy supply for NV Energy. “But a customer will never know the work that had to go into it.” → Read More

Judge denies Nevada marijuana distribution injunction request

Carson City District Judge James Todd Russell on Thursday denied a preliminary injunction sought by liquor distributors to stop the Nevada Tax Department from letting marijuana licensees get into the business of transporting pot from growers to retailers. → Read More

Sandoval to announce Obamacare carrier for 14 Nevada counties

Gov. Brian Sandoval will have a press conference at 11 a.m. today, where he’s expected to announce an insurance carrier to provide service in 14 rural counties on Nevada’s health insurance exchange. → Read More

Sandoval announces Obamacare carrier for 14 Nevada counties

Gov. Brian Sandoval will have a press conference at 11 a.m. today, where he’s expected to announce an insurance carrier to provide service in 14 rural counties on Nevada’s health insurance exchange. → Read More

Judge halts effort to license new Nevada recreational pot distributors

A district judge on Friday temporarily halted any effort by the Department of Taxation to license additional distributors of recreational marijuana other than liquor wholesalers. → Read More

$1.7M will go to Nevada reading initiative

A $1.7 million contract to ensure Nevada public school students master reading by the third grade was approved Tuesday by a state board. → Read More

Danny Tarkanian to run for US Senate seat held by Dean Heller

Frequent Republican candidate Danny Tarkanian said Tuesday he will run for the U.S. Senate seat held by GOP incumbent Dean Heller. → Read More

Court rules in favor of Wynn Resorts in long-running legal dispute

Wynn Resorts Ltd. does not have to turn over legal documents to Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada in a long-running legal dispute over his ouster as a majority shareholder, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday. → Read More

Carson City rallies urge Sandoval to keep Obamacare support

About a dozen northern Nevada residents rallied Wednesday in front of the governor’s mansion, saying they want Gov. Brian Sandoval not to waiver in his support of maintaining Nevada’s Medicaid program. → Read More

Nevada high court upholds state’s medical marijuana registry

The unpublished opinion, dated Tuesday, upheld a lower court ruling rejecting a challenge to the state’s medical marijuana program. → Read More

Watch the parole hearing for OJ Simpson — LIVESTREAM

Within hours, former football star and notorious Nevada prison inmate O.J. Simpson will know if he can walk out of the Lovelock Correctional Center a free man on Oct. 1. → Read More