Updated: 4:20 PM The University of Nevada, Reno has ordered an immediate hiring freeze on state-funded teaching and staff positions.
Updated: 11:32 AM A head-on collision Monday sent Sen. John Ensign and an aide to the hospital.
Updated: 11:29 AM A Nevada legislator wants to give counties and cities authority to crack down on teen smoking by making it illegal.
Updated: 8:45 AM One of the featured speakers at a forty-dollar-a-plate Democratic Party dinner in Minden was an unintentional no-show.
Updated: 8:49 AM While state and federal regulators were scrambling to find money to start cleaning up one of Nevada's most contaminated mines, the Bureau of Land Management returned $700,000 that had been earmarked for the job that may end up costing more than $100 million, documents show.
Updated: 8:38 AM Washoe County school officials have dropped plans for an advisory tax measure on the November ballot after a market survey showed little support for new funding revenues and skepticism on how money is currently spent.
Updated: 6:06 PM The three adults accused of severely abusing two children in Carson City have now formally been charged.
Updated: 11:54 AM Four Nordic skiers were rescued after a winter storm caught them on a trail between Squaw Valley and Sugar Bowl ski resorts.
Updated: 11:50 AM Actor Ashton Kutcher is among a group of investors planning to launch a restaurant in the current Reno Hilton when it is reborn as a hotel-condominium-casino.
Updated: 5:57 PM Five year span from 1997 to 2002 shows women owned business here in Nevada grew 43% four times the national average.
Updated: 4:21 PM Is the gender gap keeping boys from succeeding in school? Recent studies show boys under-performing girls, starting in grade school and throughout college.
Updated: 5:36 PM Sparks has a giant new neighbor. A new Wal-mart supercenter had its grand opening this week on Pyramid highway.
Updated: 12:59 PM Since December 1st, Reno police have seen a rash in Toyota car thefts. 69 cars, manufactured between 1986 and 1991, have been ripped off in the Virginia Street corridor.
Updated: 4:50 PM A man is being held in Carson City after allegedly trying to run down a deputy in a parking lot.
Updated: 4:46 PM It's only rock 'n' roll, but Nevada legislators who got free Rolling Stones concert tickets from Ameriquest were embarrassed when the mortgage lending company agreed to pay $325 million to settle a dispute over excessive interest rates.