More Headlines

Safety Issues Raised by Airline Industry Changes

Posted: 05/16/2009 - The investigation into the commuter plane crash in upstate New York that killed 50 people in February has exposed the long hours and low pay of some regional airline pilots. Lawmakers now are wondering if such working conditions are more widespread and pose safety risks.

Read More

Severe Weather Hits Midwest

Posted: 05/15/2009 - Strong thunderstorms, heavy rain and powerful wind gusts stretched Friday from western Texas northeastward across Oklahoma, eastern Kansas, northern Missouri and into Illinois and Indiana.

Read More

Gallup Poll: Most Americans Pro-Life

Posted: 05/15/2009 - A Gallup Poll released Friday found that 51 percent of Americans now call themselves pro-life rather than pro-choice on the issue of abortion, the first time a majority gave that answer in the 15 years that Gallup has asked the question.

Read More

New Gyroscopes Installed in Hubble

Posted: 05/15/2009 - Spacewalking astronauts had to put a refurbished pair of gyroscopes into the Hubble Space Telescope after a brand new set refused to go in Friday, but scientists were satisfied nonetheless and confident the observatory would point precisely to ever more distant objects in the cosmos.

Read More

Stimulus Money to Go for Lead Paint Removal

Posted: 05/15/2009 - Nearly $100 million in federal stimulus money will go toward a program to remove lead-based paint and other health and safety hazards from low-income homes, Vice President Joe Biden announced Friday.

Read More

Obama Wants Credit Card Reform

Posted: 05/14/2009 - President Barack Obama urged Congress on Thursday to quickly send him legislation ending abusive credit card practices. But his populist appeal also included a stern warning to shoppers whose eyes are bigger than their budgets.

Read More

Democrats Work Toward Plan Requiring Health Insurance

Posted: 05/14/2009 - House Democrats are crafting a plan that would require all Americans to carry health insurance and would help families making less than $88,000 pay the premiums. Employers, too, would have to help foot the bill.

Read More

Rove to be Interviewed in U.S. Attorney Firing Investigation

Posted: 05/14/2009 - Former top Bush White House aide Karl Rove is scheduled to be interviewed Friday as part of a criminal investigation into the firing of U.S. attorneys, according to a lawyer familiar with the investigation.

Read More

Obama to Restart Guantanamo Tribunals

Posted: 05/14/2009 - President Barack Obama will restart Bush-era military tribunals for a small number of Guantanamo detainees, reviving a fiercely disputed trial system he once denounced but with new legal protections for terror suspects, U.S. officials said Thursday.

Read More

Killers Put to Death in Two States

Posted: 05/14/2009 - A man convicted of battering his girlfriend's 8-year-old son and stuffing the body in a freezer was put to death Thursday in Oklahoma, while a man in Alabama was executed for fatally stabbing a mother of six.

Read More

Obama to Block Prisoner Abuse Photos

Posted: 05/13/2009 - President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he would try to block the court-ordered release of photos showing U.S. troops abusing prisoners, abruptly reversing his position out of concern the pictures would "further inflame anti-American opinion" and endanger U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Read More

President Considers Several for Supreme Court

Posted: 05/13/2009 - President Barack Obama is considering more than six contenders for the Supreme Court, a list dominated by women and Hispanics, including judges and leaders from own his administration who have never donned a judicial robe.

Read More

Tornado Hits Missouri

Posted: 05/13/2009 - Violent storms that spawned at least one tornado left a path of destruction in northern Missouri on Wednesday, killing a woman and damaging dozens of buildings.

Read More

Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Cuts Staff

Posted: 05/13/2009 - The ailing economy has forced the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival to lay off one full-time worker and reduce pay to other staff.

Read More

Reid, Ensign Both Back Gun Rights in National Parks

Posted: 05/13/2009 - Nevada's two U.S. senators don't agree on too many things outside of the state. But Democrat Harry Reid and Republican John Ensign both voted today in favor of an amendment that would allow people to carry loaded guns in national parks and wildlife refuges.

Read More

ll. AG: Craigslist Dropping 'Erotic Services' Ads

Posted: 05/13/2009 - The attorney general of Illinois says Craigslist is getting rid of its "erotic services" ads and will create a new adult category that will be reviewed by employees of the Web site.

Read More

Senate Says Yes to Loaded Guns in Parks

Posted: 05/12/2009 - The Senate on Tuesday backed an amendment that would allow people to carry loaded guns in national parks and wildlife refuges.

Read More

Senate Confirms Pick for FEMA Chief

Posted: 05/12/2009 - The Senate confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to head the nation's emergency management agency Tuesday after a Louisiana Republican agreed to stop blocking the vote amid bipartisan criticism that the agency was left vulnerable with hurricane season just a few weeks away.

Read More

Nicks Found on Shuttle Atlantis

Posted: 05/12/2009 - The Atlantis astronauts uncovered a 21-inch stretch of nicks on their space shuttle Tuesday, but NASA said the damage did not appear to be serious.

Read More

Pelosi Wants Investigation of Bush Torture Authorization

Posted: 05/12/2009 - The House majority leader said Tuesday that Congress should investigate whether the Bush administration authorized the torture of terrorism detainees, and he contended that the Republican focus on what Speaker Nancy Pelosi learned about harsh interrogation methods was a distraction.

Read More

Intel Chairman says US Education Needs Improvement

Updated: 05/13/2009 - The outgoing chairman of the world's largest computer chip maker says the United States needs to rethink its approach to public education and raise the bar for academic achievement in math and science if it hopes to be competitive in a 21st century world.

Read More

Social Security and Medicare Finances Worsen

Posted: 05/12/2009 - The financial health of Social Security and Medicare, the government's two biggest benefit programs, have worsened because of the severe recession, and Medicare is now paying out more than it receives.

Read More
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.