Posted: 04/17/2007 - It's a bad time to have to fill your gas tank in Nevada -- especially in the Reno-Sparks-Carson City area. Prices are up anywhere from 19 cents a gallon to 41 cents in just one month.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - The gunman in the Virginia Tech massacre was a sullen loner who alarmed professors and classmates with his twisted, blood-drenched creative writing and left a rambling note in his dorm room raging against women and rich kids.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - Student leaders at the University of Nevada, Reno planned a candlelight vigil at the student union Tuesday evening to express sympathy to the victims as well as members of the Virginia Tech community "who are enduring this tragedy," said Shannon Ellis, UNR vice president of student services.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - Four agencies teamed up to fight a stubborn fire in Loyolton Tuesday afternoon. The fuel piles at the Sierra Industries Co-generation plant caught fire around eleven this morning. Despite the gusting winds, Loyalton Fire Department and three nearby fire agencies have contained the fire after a nearby barn was destroyed.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - A state water engineer decision cutting the amount of water Las Vegas would be able to draw from rural Nevada raised concerns from a regional analyst about the financial viability of a massive pipeline that would be built for the project.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - The Nevada Assembly passed 48 bills Monday, including a measure requiring people arrested for a DUI to stay in jail until their blood-alcohol level drops or, if they took drugs, for 12 hours.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - The Sparks City Council is closer to a decision on the controversy surrounding City Attorney Chet Adams. It has received the final review on the investigation into allegations of misconduct against Adams and voted today to continue the discussion until next month.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - Senator Harry Reid says the president and vice president are isolated in their thinking about the war in Iraq and are failing the troops and the country. The Nevada Democrat's remarks came as President Bush urged Congress to extend the war without calling troops home.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - Transporting nuclear waste by rail to Yucca Mountain through Reno and Sparks could adversely affect tourism in the area even if there never is an accident. That was the message the Sparks City Council heard Monday from Bob Loux, the executive director of Nevada's Agency for Nuclear Projects.
Posted: 04/17/2007 - A plan to pump billions of gallons of rural groundwater from a rural valley to Las Vegas was cut to less than half the requested amount and approved Monday by the state's water engineer.
Posted: 04/16/2007 - Prison Officials are looking for an inmate who walked away from custody this afternoon near Carson City and may be in Reno. Authorities say Jahmal Patterson escaped from the Steward Conservation Camp around 1:40.
Posted: 04/16/2007 - A 22-year-old man is under arrest following a high-speed chase on South Virginia Street in which a Reno police car was rammed. The pursuit began Saturday morning after a Reno officer saw a man run two red lights at an estimated speed of 70 miles an hour on South Virginia.
Posted: 04/16/2007 - The 11th week of the 2007 Nevada Legislature opens tomorrow with hearings on measures dealing with the death penalty, medical care for indigents and the makeup of the state Environmental Commission.
Posted: 04/16/2007 - A Sparks man must spend at least four years in prison for gambling away the savings of a 91-year-old woman whom he cared for after her husband died.
Posted: 04/16/2007 - A citizens' group, concerned after at least two dogs became caught in traps around Reno this past winter, is pressing state wildlife officials to prohibit trapping within 200 feet of designated hiking trails.
Posted: 04/16/2007 - A historic downtown Reno bridge should be torn down and replaced with a new bridge to enhance Truckee River flood control efforts, a coalition of local officials decided.
- The gunman suspected of carrying out the Virginia Tech massacre that left 33 people dead was identified Tuesday as a English major whose creative writing was so disturbing that he was referred to the school's counseling service.
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Updated: 04/16/2007 - This year's tax deadline has been extended by one day. You must have your taxes postmarked by midnight Tuesday evening.
Posted: 04/13/2007 - Ever since Franklin D. Roosevelt, it has become customary to take stock of a politician's first 100 days in office. Here's what Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons' 100 days include: Four scandals or more. One criminal investigation. One $10,000 dress. And a possible $137 million budget shortfall.
Updated: 04/13/2007 - Breaking News from the KOLO-8 Newsroom: Fire crews are battling a small fire on Peavine Mountain. The fire started about 5pm.
Posted: 04/13/2007 - A former bookkeeper at a Reno furniture store was arrested Friday on suspicion of embezzling more than $435,000 from the business over at least three years.
Updated: 04/13/2007 - Reno Mayor Bob Cashell says any contract for special financing to build a proposed indoor water park at Grand Sierra Resort will include a requirement that local contractors be used on the project.
Posted: 04/13/2007 - A researcher at the University of Nevada, Reno has been awarded a 250,000 dollar contract from the state to study mercury emissions from mining waste.
Posted: 04/13/2007 - Fire officials in Truckee are investigating an early morning blaze that destroyed most of a home under construction in the Tahoe Donner subdivision.