Updated: 06/27/2008 - Several blocks in the Downtown Reno area are without power.
Posted: 06/27/2008 - 4 bodies, including that of NASA engineer Joseph Paul Ciganek, were killed before they were burned in a house fire.
Updated: 06/27/2008 - NV Gov. Jim Gibbons called for an additional 4 percents in state budget cuts and the elimination of some one-time expenditures on Thursday.
Posted: 06/27/2008 - Elko County School District trustees are keeping their fingers crossed that repairs to earthquake damaged schools in Wells can be completed before school starts in late August.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - Both sides still confident goal will be met
Updated: 06/27/2008 - Former Wolf Pack star Javale McGee was selected with the 18th overall pick by the Washington Wizards.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - A 26-year-old registered sex offender accused of arson in a weekend fire at the Nevada Supreme Court building also allegedly threatened violence during a special legislative session scheduled to begin Friday, authorities said.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - While we still won't know how severe state budget cuts will be until we hear from the Governor, already one potential target is making reductions. UNR leaders had to lay off nearly 40 staff members yesterday...one of them was a teacher...the rest were support or administrative positions. The university's president says it was a difficult, but necessary decision.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - Organizers of the Western States Endurance Run have canceled this weekend's event because of smoke and hundreds of wildfires burning in northern California.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a new law on the classification and movement of sex offenders.
Updated: 06/27/2008 - Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons says cutting or delaying a 4 percent cost-of-living pay raise for teachers and state workers is not part of his plan to close a projected $250 million deficit in the state budget.
Updated: 06/27/2008 - Firefighters bulked up their defenses Friday against a wildfire that threatened parts of this storied tourist town and prepared for more lightning strikes that could ignite new fires across Northern California.
Updated: 06/26/2008 - UNR has notified about 40 upper level staff that they will lose their jobs within a year because of escalating budget crisis.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - A state panel has recommended paying $419,000 to cover some of the cost of looking for missing adventurer Steve Fossett last fall.
Updated: 06/26/2008 - The Supreme Court says Americans have a right to own guns for self-defense and hunting, the justices' first major pronouncement on gun rights in U.S. history.
Updated: 06/26/2008 - The smoke-filled air that has choked the Reno area and much of western Nevada and the eastern Sierra improved Thursday, but was still considered unhealthful.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - Hundreds of people have been arrested and 21 children rescued in what the FBI is calling a five-day roundup of networks of pimps who force children into prostitution.
Updated: 06/26/2008 - After fending off ocean drilling critics in California, Republican John McCain on Wednesday stiff-armed opponents of a Nevada nuclear waste repository as he outlined ways to resolve the nation's energy crisis while seeking votes in another swing state.
Posted: 06/26/2008 - Organizers of the Legends Reno-Tahoe Open are promoting the 10th edition of the PGA Tour event as a look into the past, present and future of golf.
Updated: 06/26/2008 - Some finding it harder to stay indoors than others
Updated: 06/26/2008 - Residents across the Truckee Meadows are coughing, sneezing, wheezing, and tearing up from the thick layer of smoke that has settled in our area. We've heard the warnings about spending too much time outside, but how serious is it?
Posted: 06/25/2008 - An air traffic controller taken ill while on duty in Reno sparked a volley of words Wednesday between the controller's union and the Federal Aviation Administration, with each accusing the other of using the incident for political gains.
Posted: 06/25/2008 - Hundreds of people have been arrested and 21 children rescued in what the FBI is calling a five-day round-up of networks of pimps who force children into prostitution.
Map of California Wildfires
Fire crews from Nevada and Oregon have arrived to help California firefighters battle hundreds of blazes that are darkening the sky over the San Francisco Bay area and Central Valley, leading public health officials to issue air-quality warnings.