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.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - Local officials are now pointing to this week's murder of a fallon woman, allegedly at the hands of her 17-year-old stepdaughter, as proof that more resources are needed to deal with our troubled youth.
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.
Updated: 03/08/2007 - News Channel 8 was on special Parole and Probation sweep Wednesday night when officers were called to a potentially dangerous stand-off near Renown Regional Medical Center.
Updated: 03/08/2007 - If passed, a state bill, would require anyone arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence remain in custody 12 hours before being able to be bailed out. A proponent says people are being released from jail before they're sober.
Updated: 03/08/2007 - Power has been fully restored to some 2,200 customers in east Reno after an explosion in an underground electrical vault closed a part of Kuenzli Street and blew a pickup onto its side.
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."
Updated: 03/07/2007 - Graffiti is on the rise by as much as 41-percent in Carson City. Officials say, since the start of the year, they've had 188 tagging incidents.
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: 03/06/2007 - A man was found dead Tuesday morning after an overnight domestic fight turned into a fatal shooting. His neighbor has been arrested for murder and possession of a firearm while intoxicated.
Updated: 03/06/2007 - Mayor Marv Teixeira was arrested Monday night on suspicion of drunken driving and speeding, the Nevada Highway Patrol said. Teixeira was stopped by a NHP trooper shortly before 10 p.m. on Carson City's main street.
Updated: 03/05/2007 - It's a ritual familiar to every parent, looking over the report card their child brings home from school. But, what if you, as the parent, were the one being graded, on your involvement in your child's education.
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: 03/06/2007 - Churchill county sheriff's deputies arrested a 17 year old Joanna Plants for the shooting death of her 42 year old stepmother, Ginger Plants. The woman's body was found at a home in the 2300 block of the Schurz highway in Fallon late Monday morning.
Updated: 03/05/2007 - Local parents show mixed reactions to proposed bill to give parental report cards based on their involvement with children's schooling.
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.