Posted: 03/08/2007 - The city of Sparks and the Red Hawk Land Company are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against them that's intended to derail the proposed Lazy 8 casino on Pyramid Highway.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - Churchill county sheriff's deputies arrested a 17 year old Joanna Plants for the shooting death of her 42 year old stepmother, Ginger Plants. She was arraigned on charges of open murder with the use of a firearm, first degree murder with the use of a firearm and being an unlawful user of methamphetamine in possession of a firearm.
Updated: 03/08/2007 - Law enforcement officers from at least 4 agencies responded to the scene of a high-speed crash that sent debris flying across Interstate 80, just east of the Vista Avenue offramp.
Posted: 03/07/2007 - Appearing under oath before a House Judiciary subcommittee, William Moschella said Tuesday that the federal district including Las Vegas was important to the department and that Bogden was asked to step down to bring "renewed energy and renewed vigor in that office."
Posted: 03/06/2007 - Democratic presidential candidates John Edwards and Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday announced their top Nevada campaign staff, with Edwards naming five operatives from outside the state and Clinton plucking from a recent failed gubernatorial campaign.
Updated: 03/06/2007 - Fire crews are gaining the upper hand, on a brush fire burning north of Reno. Crews say the 20 acre fire was sparked by a homeowner, working on a car. Fire officials tell us the flames are moving uphill from whiskey-springs road, feeding off of sagebrush. Fortunately, no homes are currently threatened. The fire is expected to be contained tonight.
Posted: 03/06/2007 - Bausch & Lomb Inc. said Tuesday it is pulling about 1.5 million bottles of its ReNu MultiPlus contact lens solution off shelves because trace amounts of iron could cause the cleaner to lose effectiveness earlier than normal.
Posted: 03/06/2007 - The Energy Department unveiled legislation Tuesday to spur construction of a national nuclear waste dump in Nevada and increase its capacity. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., immediately vowed to block the bill.
Updated: 03/06/2007 - An Elko High Marine has been killed in Iraq. 21 year old Lance Corporal Raul Bravo Junior died Friday when his truck drove over a roadside bomb in Al Qaim, north of Baghdad.
Updated: 03/05/2007 - In Washington today the undersecretary of the army and two top generals were called on the carpet by a congressional committee investigation conditions at Walter Reed hospital. The scandal, first exposed in a story in the Washington Post, is being felt not only at Walter Reed but at every VA medical center in the country. But how does that affect our own VA hospital.
Updated: 03/05/2007 - The victim in Sunday's road rage shooting has been identified. Michael Madsen, 25, was shot by Richard Mayer, 55, near Sparks High School. Police are still investigating but no charges have been filed.
Updated: 03/04/2007 - CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The fifth week of the 2007 Nevada Legislature opens Monday with lawmakers reviewing the budget of the official charged with overseeing Nevada elections and carrying out various federally mandated election law reforms.
Posted: 03/04/2007 - CARSON CITY (AP) - Nevada lawmakers are considering a bill targeting the discretion that Clark County judges claim they have to seal lawsuits from public view.
Posted: 03/04/2007 - CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Two key Nevada lawmakers say it would be hard to justify to their constituents the solutions recommended by the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada to ease overcrowding in state prisons.