Updated: 11/10/2006 - A criminal complaint was filed Thursday charging the accused arsonist in a downtown hotel fire with 12 counts of first-degree murder. Valerie Moore, 47, a convicted murderer who was paroled a year ago, was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder the morning after the Oct. 31 fire at the Mizpah Hotel that killed 12 and injured 31.
Posted: 11/09/2006 - The Moana extension opens today at 11am. Completed in just 7 months, the road will now connect with McCarran Blvd between Longly Lane and Neil Road.
Posted: 11/09/2006 - Police and public officials in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County are considering what's next now that voters rejected proposed tax hikes to fund more officers and police operations. Washoe County's Question 1 failed 52 to 48 percent in Tuesday's election.
Posted: 11/09/2006 - Democrats have completed an improbable double-barreled election sweep of Congress by taking control of the Senate with a victory in Virginia to go along with a new majority in the House. That means Nevada Democrat Harry Reid is in line for a promotion, from Senate minority leader to majority leader.
Updated: 11/09/2006 - Organizers of a fundraiser for victims of the deadly Mizpah Hotel fire raised more than $50,000, but officials say more is needed. The event was held Wednesday at the Grand Sierra Resort, where donors dropped off cash, checks, clothing and furniture.
Updated: 11/09/2006 - Final Election Results
Updated: 11/07/2006 - It's election day and Nevadans are letting their voices be heard. Join News Channel 8 all evening as we report on the midterm elections and get reactions from both the Democratic and Republican Parties. Election results will be coming in shortly after voting ends at 7pm. Check back at this website often for continuously updated results for all of the statewide and local races.
Updated: 11/07/2006 - Sparks Police say a man was shot on Sullivan Lane Sunday. Authorities said he was taken away by ambulance. At the time they were interviewed by KOLO, police also said the victim was in stable condition.
Posted: 11/03/2006 - Lines formed at polling sites Friday the last day to vote early in Nevada, and election officials say the combined total of early and absentee ballots should approach 300,000, half of all those expected to vote in the general election.
Updated: 11/03/2006 - Just like the race for Nevada governor, a new poll finds most statewide races are close going into the last days of the election. The survey conducted for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and KVBC TV finds Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto with a slim 40 percent to 30 percent lead over Republican Don Chairez in the race for Nevada attorney general. That's with a sampling error margin of plus or minus four percent. And 22 percent say they's still undecided in that race.
Updated: 11/03/2006 - A partial review Thursday of surveillance video from a parking garage where a woman said Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Gibbons assaulted her did not reveal the presence of either person or an attack.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - President Bush appealed to thousand of supporters in eastern Nevada today to help turn out the vote to maintain Republican majorities in Congress. Bush said in about a 35 minute speech on the tarmac at the Elko airport this afternoon that the rural vote represents the heart of America.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - Gubernatorial candidate Rep. Jim Gibbons has asked the House ethics committee for an opinion on whether he improperly reported a Caribbean cruise that was paid for by a software entrepreneur with military contracts.