Posted: 12/31/2006 - Some main streets in downtown Reno are closed, and will remain that way until two Monday morning.
Posted: 12/31/2006 - CRYSTAL BAY (AP) - A north Lake Tahoe resort once owned by Frank Sinatra is moving ahead with plans for a major facelift.
Updated: 01/02/2007 - Reno police arrested eight people for driving under the influence on New Year's Eve. Officers were out in force, making numerous traffic stops throughout the night to try to keep roadways safe.
Updated: 12/31/2006 - RENO (AP) - Incoming Governor Jim Gibbons isn't giving up in his effort to require polling places to provide paper records to voters.
Posted: 12/31/2006 - CARSON CITY (AP) - The cool relationship between outgoing Governor Guinn and his successor, Jim Gibbons, will carry over to Tuesday's swearing in ceremonies.
Updated: 12/30/2006 - Taking questions for an hour at a Reno hotel-casino, Edwards touched on a number of issues -- from global warming to immigration to stem cell research.
Updated: 12/30/2006 - In the end, Saddam Hussein died at the hands of those he brutalized during a bloody regime that led Iraq into two disastrous wars with the United States and left the country and its people in utter chaos. The 69-year-old former dictator, clutching a Quran, struggled as he was taken from his cell but regained his composure as he was being led to the execution room wearing a black hat, jacket and trousers. He refused to have a hood placed over his head when executed before dawn for crimes against humanity.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - The team has responded to more than one-hundred incidents including the standoff yesterday in Lemmon Valley. They train and work with local SWAT teams and go into the high risk areas...but they don't carry guns.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - Investigators are looking at telephone records in a probe of whether Gov.-elect Jim Gibbons or others tried to quash a Las Vegas cocktail waitress' claim that Gibbons assaulted her three weeks before the election, officials said.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - An attempt to force a recall election for the Sparks city attorney has fallen far short of its goal. A group of Sparks residents who are against a proposed Pyramid Highway casino gathered 857 signatures on recall petitions. It needed more than 7,700.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - Barry Zito will be changing uniforms for the 2007 baseball season, but it doesn't look as if he'll have to switch his mailing address. After seven seasons with the Oakland Athletics, Zito has reached a preliminary agreement with the cross-Bay-rival San Francisco Giants on the largest contract for a pitcher in baseball history.
Updated: 12/28/2006 - NEW YORK (AP) - A white, horse-drawn carriage carried the body of music legend James Brown through the streets of Harlem on Thursday to the Apollo Theater, where a sea of people waited to say farewell to the "Godfather of Soul."
Posted: 12/28/2006 - RENO, Nev. (AP) - One of two people found dead north of Truckee has been identified as a woman who was arrested several years ago on charges of trespassing at the Hawaii home of ex-Beatle George Harrison.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - SPARKS, Nev. (AP) - It probably isn't Carrot Top. Sparks police are looking for a man who wore a red wig and robbed a Bank of America branch on Pyramid Way just after noon yesterday.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - MINDEN, Nev. (AP) - An autopsy has concluded that a Douglas County airplane mechanic whose body was found in the Pine Nut Mountains in September was murdered.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - Police in Henderson are providing free home saliva testing kits to parents who want to check their children for drug use.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - La Paz, Bolivia, today -- leading a delegation of senators who plan to meet with Bolivian President Evo Morales.
Posted: 12/27/2006 - The lights went out for nearly 25-hundred Sierra Pacific customers tonight. Power was finally restored about 10 o'clock this evening.