Posted: 10/30/2006 - Sparks City Attorney Chet Adams already is under fire for deciding to settle a 100-thousand-dollar lawsuit over a proposed casino resort on the Pyramid Highway. Now, some City Council members say they are disturbed by his lying to the city manager about an affair with one of his attorneys and troubled by a 75-thousand-dollar price tag to settle and defend against two harassment claims since 2001.
Updated: 10/30/2006 - Retired Army General Wesley Clark joined Second District Congressional candidate Jill Derby at a campaign stop at the Northern Nevada Labor Temple in Sparks Sunday.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - A former firefighter for the Bureau of Land Management who admitted setting three Nevada wildfires in 2005 was sentenced today to six months house arrest and ordered to pay nearly 28,000 dollars in restitution.
Updated: 04/08/2009 - A Reno police sergeant acquitted of criminal misconduct charges will remain on leave but now will be paid while an internal investigation continues into allegations he coerced a teenage girl to take off her clothes during a traffic stop, a city spokesman said Thursday.
Posted: 10/25/2006 - A woman who says she was assaulted and propositioned by Jim Gibbons said Wednesday she was physically threatened, pressured - and even offered money - to drop her allegations and change her story.
Updated: 10/24/2006 - Four UNR students say it was a prank. But school officials, ranging from the president on down, aren't so sure. Over the Labor Day weekend, student Sean Hostmeyer's hands and legs were bound with duct tape and he was thrown into a sport utility vehicle owned by his brother Jared.
Posted: 10/24/2006 - The US Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to conduct an emergency roundup of about 100 wild horses around the Clan Alpine Mountains of northern Nevada. BLM officials say the roundup expected to start this week is necessary because of a 6,200 acre wildfire this summer that destroyed forage for the animals.
Posted: 10/23/2006 - If you haven't heard the term smart growth, you're going to be hearing it a lot more often. Community volunteers have formed a task force...to take another look at the future of the truckee meadows.
Posted: 10/23/2006 - The Sparks city council is moving forward... with a plan to get legal advice, from someone other than the city attorney.
Posted: 10/23/2006 - Democrat Jill Derby had raised $1.1 million through Sept. 30 in what appears to be a nip-and-tuck race against Republican Dean Heller. Heller, the secretary of state for the past 12 years, concedes that Derby will outspend him 2-1 in the final weeks leading up to the Nov. 7 election.
Updated: 10/23/2006 - Early voting starts Oct. 21 and continues through Nov. 3.
Updated: 10/24/2006 - In October 83 American service members were killed in Iraq, making it the deadliest month this year, according to ABC News.