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 ...

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 ...

Jury deliberating fate of Nevada death row inmate

U.S. 05/16/19, 15:22

A jury began deliberating Thursday whether to reorder the execution of a three-time murderer who's been on Nevada's death row for 34 years.Defense lawyers told the jury in Reno that 67-year-old Tracy Petrocelli should spend the rest of his life ...

Update: O’Rourke might halt new drilling on US lands

U.S. 04/25/19, 19:01

The Latest on Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke campaigning in northern Nevada (all times local, PDT):5:00 p.m.Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke says he's willing to consider a moratorium on new leases to drill for oil and gas on federal lands ...

Arkansas tabs Nevada’s Eric Musselman as next coach

Basketball 04/07/19, 16:04

Arkansas hired Nevada's Eric Musselman on Sunday, hoping to get a once-proud program back to an elite level.The 54-year-old Musselman led a dramatic turnaround in Reno, leading the Wolf Pack to three NCAA Tournaments in four years after a nine-year ...

South Carolina: Nevada push to move plutonium repeats risks

U.S. 04/05/19, 12:47

Nevada's demand for the U.S. government to remove weapons-grade plutonium that was secretly trucked to a site north of Las Vegas last year contradicts its claim that moving radioactive material is dangerous, according to lawyers for South Carolina, where the ...

Federal agency frets about terrorism threats at Burning Man

Entertainment 04/03/19, 13:35

Burning Man organizers say the U.S. government wants to place unreasonable conditions on a proposal to expand the counter-culture festival's capacity to 100,000, including stepped-up security searches and new perimeter barriers that land managers say would reduce vulnerability to acts ...

Martin twins lead No. 17 Nevada over SDSU 83-51

Basketball 03/10/19, 02:24

Nevada honored its seniors in the Wolf Pack's final regular-season game — and the upperclassmen delivered an impressive victory.Caleb Martin scored 25 points and twin brother Cody added 14 to lead No. 17 Nevada to an 81-53 rout of San ...

No. 12 Nevada beats in-state rival UNLV 89-73

Basketball 02/28/19, 02:54

The big three for No. 12 Nevada showed up in a big way Wednesday night.Caleb Martin scored 24 points, Cody Martin had a season-high 23 and the Wolf Pack cruised to an 89-73 victory against in-state rival UNLV.Jordan Caroline added ...

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