Posted: 11/16/2006 - With the trial still nearly a year away, a judge on Thursday ruled against a number of defense motions filed by the lawyers for the former wealthy Reno pawn shop owner accused of killing his wife and shooting a judge.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - The Reno City Council has approved plans by Station Casinos for a 900 room hotel-casino in southwest Reno. The 500 million dollar project on the Mount Rose Highway near South Virginia Street is also expected to include a 150,000 square-foot Bass Pro Shop retail store.
Updated: 11/16/2006 - Between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, criminals stole between 80 and 100 turkeys and 200 game hens from a local Sak 'n Save. The thieves broke the lock on a refrigerated trailer where they were being stored for Evelyn Mount's food drive, a store official said. Unfortunately, the security cameras don’t cover the area where the theft happened.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - A day after he was elected Senate majority leader, Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid promised that his home state will benefit from his new post. "It's important that I have everyone understand that I'm a senator from Nevada," Reid told reporters in his Senate office Wednesday.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Getting to the ski resorts on Tahoe's north and west shores from Reno airport just got a lot easier. Officials today launched the North Lake Tahoe Express, which will make regular runs from the airport to various locations on Tahoe's north shore.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Elected officials in Pahrump have adopted an ordinance declaring English the official language, restricting the display of foreign flags and denying town benefits to illegal immigrants.
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Posted: 11/15/2006 - Prosecutors brought charges against 27 people in connection with a billion-dollar-a-year Internet sports gambling ring, including men identified by authorities as a professional baseball scout and a high-stakes poker player.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - A Nevada professor is among four finalists being considered by Montana State University for the dean's position in the College of Letters and Sciences, the university's largest college.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Authorities have amended the causes of death for two Carson Valley teenagers whose bodies were found at Lake Tahoe last summer. The Douglas County sheriff's office says the causes of death were changed because of "miscommunication" between a forensic laboratory and the Washoe County Coroner's Office
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Work should begin by the end of the month on a new traffic light at Highway 395 and Stephanie Way in Minden. Work should begin by the end of the month on a new traffic light at Highway 395 and Stephanie Way in Minden.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Washoe County sheriff's detectives have arrested a man for allegedly throwing rocks through the windows of the downtown Reno courthouse.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - The man who will be Senate majority leader next year says his top priority is to quickly confirm a replacement for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Harry Reid says the sooner Robert Gates is confirmed, "the sooner we can get rid of Rumsfeld."
Posted: 11/13/2006 - State wildlife biologists say fish populations are flourishing in a stretch of the Truckee River east of Reno where crews have been restoring the river banks and bottoms to a more natural setting.