Powerful storm pounds Southern California with rain, snow

U.S. 12/26/19, 21:22

A cold and blustery winter storm unleashed downpours and extensive snowfall on Southern California, triggering a tornado and snarling post-Christmas travel on major routes Thursday. Snow shut down vital Interstate 5 in Tejon Pass through the mountains north of Los Angeles ...

Snow causes travel mayhem across US just before Thanksgiving

U.S. 11/26/19, 10:50

A storm dumping heavy snow buried highways in Colorado and Wyoming Tuesday, prompted school closures in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled as the busy Thanksgiving week ...

Firefighters battle wildfire threatening some 100 Nevada homes

U.S. 07/16/19, 09:23

As Tropical Storm Barry continued its torrential rains over parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and other Southern states, a wildfire raged near Reno, a city in the northwest section of Nevada. Nevada state emergency officials said they are continuing to battle ...

Republicans in Nevada gearing up for Trump re-election

2020 Campaign 06/22/19, 23:04

Despite Democratic election wins across Nevada last year, Republicans are banking on President Donald Trump's enthusiastic supporters, a united GOP organization, and a soaring economy to turn the state red in 2020. "When the nation's economy does well, Nevada does well," ...

Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter asks for trial by judge

U.S. 06/12/19, 17:18

The Arizona man who has acknowledged selling bullets to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has asked to be tried by a judge on his federal ammunition-manufacturing charge.The attorney for Douglas Haig argued that the ...

Nevada pioneers law to protect pot-using job-seekers

U.S. 06/12/19, 15:57

Nevada is set to pioneer a law to prevent job-seekers from being immediately rejected for work based on a positive marijuana test.Democratic Assembly members Dina Neal and Edgar Flores sponsored the measure that goes into effect in January.They said Wednesday ...

Woman facing felony charges in Jeff Bezos protest in Vegas

U.S. 06/07/19, 13:43

Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms.Court filings showed that Priya Sawhney is due ...

Bernie Sanders defends his support for Clinton in 2016

U.S. 05/30/19, 16:17

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday defended his efforts to support his party's presidential nominee in 2016 and said he would do the same in 2020 if he doesn't win the nomination himself.The Vermont senator was asked by a ...

Aircraft crash near Indianapolis killed Nevada couple

U.S. 05/30/19, 16:08

A coroner has identified the Nevada couple killed when their aircraft crashed near Indianapolis.Hancock County Coroner David Stillinger said Thursday the May 22 crash killed 75-year-old Robert W. Holman Jr. and 61-year-old Robin Lynch Holman of Incline Village, Nevada.The twin-engine ...

MGM Resorts announces more job cuts, calls layoffs complete

U.S. 05/30/19, 12:40

Casino giant MGM Resorts International says it's completing planned layoffs with 779 job cuts, mostly in Las Vegas.CEO Jim Murren told employees the last affected workers would learn Thursday their positions were eliminated.Company spokeswoman Debra DeShong says the job cuts ...

As craft beer market grows, so do wild flavors

Business 05/29/19, 00:27

Anyone for steak and onion Kolsch? Or a macaroni and cheese pale ale?Those were among the flavors at the Strange Brew Festival in Reno, Nevada, this month, where competition for attention has intensified as craft beers have boomed.Brewers have always ...

Lake Tahoe’s famed water gets clearer after all-time low

Science 05/24/19, 13:43

The clarity of Lake Tahoe's cobalt blue water improved last year from its worst level in a half-century after weather and runoff returned to more normal conditions at the alpine lake straddling the California-Nevada line.A dinner plate-sized disc used to ...

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