Nevada officials say death row inmate trying to kill himself

U.S. 12/18/18, 14:13

Prison officials say Nevada death row inmate Scott Dozier has gone to great lengths to kill himself while awaiting execution, including attempting to obtain drops of a deadly drug on a piece of paper sent through prison mail.They also intercepted mail from the convicted killer's sister with instructions on how ...

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

U.S. 12/14/18, 19:22

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics—most likely for 2030—in an attempt to bring the games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team's ascendance into an international powerhouse. The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) said Friday, ...

Association health plans gain foothold with Nevada members

Business 12/02/18, 15:30

With members struggling to meet health insurance costs, some Nevada business and trade groups have begun offering discounted policies as one big bloc through a product known as an association health plan. The Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and five other Nevada associations have begun offering similar health plans to members, the ...

January murder prelim set for Reno couple in death of girl

California 11/29/18, 19:11

A Nevada judge on Thursday set a preliminary hearing for a Reno couple accused of murder in the death of the man's 5-year-old, malnourished daughter whose emaciated body was discovered in a California storage unit.Justice of the Peace Pierre Hascheff set the two-day hearing for 24-year-old Tyler Anderson and his ...

Up to another 16 more inches of snow possible in Sierra

California 11/22/18, 19:55

Another Pacific storm system is headed for Lake Tahoe where nearly a foot (30 centimeters) of snow already has fallen and at least one big ski resort was forced to close on Thursday because of inclement weather.Up to another 16 inches (40 centimeters) of snow was possible by early Saturday ...

No. 6 Nevada dominates Little Rock, 87-59

Basketball 11/17/18, 02:35

Eric Musselman says point guard Cody Martin has full control of No. 6 Nevada.Martin finished with 14 points and 10 assists as Nevada defeated Little Rock 87-59 on Friday night.Martin as plenty of options when he is looking to distribute the ball and it showed against Little Rock (2-1)."He's a ...

Update: Giuliani stumps for GOP’s Tarkanian in Las Vegas

New York 11/03/18, 19:44

The Latest on the final push on the campaign trail in Nevada ahead of Tuesday's general election (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the latest big name helping boost Nevada Republicans in the battleground western state. Giuliani planned an appearance late Saturday afternoon at the Las ...

Pot group predicts $1B in Nevada tax revenue over 7 years

U.S. 10/26/18, 17:31

A report for a marijuana trade group says pot production, processing and sales could reap more than $1 billion in tax revenue for Nevada over seven years.That's a key finding in an economic analysis released Friday by the Nevada Dispensary Association.FILE- In this July 1, 2017, file photo, people line ...

Fleiss says Hof had diabetes; health was deteriorating

Health 10/23/18, 16:47

Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss told authorities that brothel owner Dennis Hof had diabetes and his health had been deteriorating before his death.KTVN-TV in Reno said Tuesday that authorities interviewed Fleiss a day after Hof's body was found Oct. 16 at his brothel outside Las Vegas. The station posted a partial ...

Nevada’s No. 7 ranking in preseason Top 25 poll is best ever

Basketball 10/22/18, 22:08

Nevada is ranked seventh in The Associated Press Top 25 preseason college basketball poll.It's the Wolf Pack's highest AP ranking in school history.It's due in large part to the fact the Martin twins, Caleb and Cody, and Jordan Caroline all decided to forgo a shot at the NBA draft to ...

In Reno, a boomtown resurgence leads to a housing crisis

California 10/20/18, 11:48

Dozens of motor lodges left over from Reno's early days as a casino boomtown have found new life as the housing of last resort for the city's down-and-out.In this Oct. 11, 2018, photo, Dave Frazier eats lunch by a bed in his room at the Fireside Inn motel in Reno, ...

Nevada bear biologist gets protective order against activist

U.S. 10/15/18, 10:17

A judge has issued a temporary protective order to keep a Lake Tahoe activist away from a state bear biologist who says the woman stalked her during a long-running dispute over the capture of nuisance bears.Court documents describe a tense encounter on a highway between animal rights activist Carolyn Stark ...

Judge won’t punish conservationists in Tahoe ski resort suit

California 10/09/18, 20:22

The owners of a Lake Tahoe ski resort in a legal battle with an environmental group over a redevelopment project have failed to persuade a California judge to penalize the conservationists with an order to pay more than $225,000 in attorney bills.Placer County Judge Michael Jones ruled in August against ...

Suspect in N. California homicide arrested in Sparks, NV

California 10/08/18, 14:36

Police have arrested a 27-year-old suspect in a Northern California homicide after he allegedly fired multiple gunshots through the windows of a northern Nevada convenience store.Anthony Bradley was being held in the Washoe County Jail in Reno Monday on $100,000 bail on a fugitive warrant. He also was booked on ...

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