- Reno police probe possible homicide of homeless man Updated: May-04-15 8:16 pm
RENO, Nevada - Reno police say they're conducting a homicide investigation into the death of a homeless man whose body was found near the Truckee River a few blocks from the downtown casino district.
- Father of Reno mayor dies from burns in travel trailer fire Updated: May-02-15 10:08 pm
LAS VEGAS - Dr. Donald Schieve (sheev-ee), the father of Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, died in Las Vegas on Saturday, four days after he was critically injured in a fire at his travel trailer in Bullhead City, Arizona.
- 26 accusers in workers' class-action suit v. Bully's taverns Updated: May-02-15 1:22 pm
RENO, Nevada - A federal judge has granted class-action status for a lawsuit that more than two dozen cooks and kitchen workers want to join accusing northern Nevada's largest chain of sports taverns of misclassifying them as salaried executives to skirt U.S. labor laws requiring overtime pay.
- 2 life terms for Reno child sex abuser; no parole 45 years Updated: May-01-15 8:08 pm
RENO, Nevada - A 46-year-old Reno man has been sentenced to two life prison terms for sexually assaulting a young girl.
- Lake Tahoe opens 3 boat inspection stations for the season Updated: May-01-15 10:16 am
RENO, Nevada - Three boat inspection stations are open for the season to check motorized crafts launching in Lake Tahoe for invasive species that might reduce clarity in the water.
- Rep. Titus says she's in no hurry to decide about Senate bid Updated: Apr-30-15 5:30 pm
- Pipeline would provide new water for North Valleys Updated: Apr-30-15 1:55 pm
RENO, Nevada - Reno's primary water provider is poised to tap a new source of water that has sat unused but largely ready to go for nearly a decade.
- Reno holds off on surplus spending vote to get public input Updated: Apr-30-15 10:49 am
RENO, Nevada - Reno's mayor wants the public to give its two cents on how to spend the $11 million surplus brought in by tax collections that exceeded city expectations.
- Students, community members hold vigil for Nepalese quake Updated: Apr-30-15 9:25 am
RENO, Nevada - Nepalese students at the University of Nevada are raising money for earthquake victims back home, and held a candlelight vigil Wednesday night at the school's Reno campus.
- Son of ex-NBA star Larry Drew commits to Nevada basketball Updated: Apr-30-15 5:06 am
RENO, Nevada - A prep basketball standout from Los Angeles who's the son of former NBA head coach Larry Drew has decided to play for Nevada next season.
- Lawyer: Competency test may delay murder trial of homeowner Updated: Apr-29-15 8:05 pm
RENO, Nevada - A lawyer for a Sparks man charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed trespasser said Wednesday she can't promise her client will be ready to go to trial next month given the prosecution's continued questioning of the retired school teacher's mental competency.
- Washoe County School District dismisses idea of ads on buses Updated: Apr-29-15 10:28 am
RENO, Nevada - Despite strong community support, the Washoe County School Board again dismissed the idea of putting advertisements onto the sides of school buses.
- Bill aims to get charter schools out of police no man's land Updated: Apr-28-15 10:37 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are trying to clear up confusion on which police agencies should respond to emergencies at charter schools, saying unanswered questions about jurisdiction have stalled police responses and created dangerous situations for students and staff.
- 2 Spanish Springs brothers were victims of fatal shooting Updated: Apr-28-15 5:32 pm
RENO, Nevada - Authorities have identified two brothers who were shot and killed by a Spanish Springs homeowner after a reported disturbance and confrontation outside his home over the weekend.
- Motorcyclist killed in I-80 crash on edge of downtown Reno Updated: Apr-28-15 3:03 pm
RENO, Nevada - The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 80 on the edge of downtown Reno.
- Construction on US 50 to close highway west of Placerville Updated: Apr-28-15 11:28 am
RENO, Nevada - U.S. Highway 50 will have lanes closed in both directions Sunday as construction of a new off-ramp begins.
- DOE awards geothermal research grants in NV, UT, CA, ID, OR Updated: Apr-27-15 9:23 pm
RENO, Nevada - The U.S. Energy Department awarded grants Monday to scientists in Nevada and four other western states to develop research for a national lab aimed at tapping hard-to-get-to geothermal energy they say someday could provide enough power to supply 100 million homes.
- Nevada's Pearce is Mountain West baseball player of week Updated: Apr-27-15 5:27 pm
RENO, Nevada - Nevada freshman Jordan Pearce has been named the Mountain West Conference baseball player of the week after going 8-for-10 at the plate in four games last week, scoring five runs and knocking in five more with three doubles and two walks.
- Elko County fight over fish, forest road resumes in US court Updated: Apr-27-15 3:35 pm
RENO, Nevada - A 15-year-old legal battle between a Nevada county, the U.S. government and environmentalists resumed Monday in federal court in Reno, where Elko County officials once again are trying to prove a national forest road belongs to them based on claims it existed before the national forest was created more than a century ago.
- Nevada Guard hires its 1st female brigade commander Updated: Apr-26-15 9:41 pm
RENO, Nevada - The Nevada Guard has hired its first female brigade commander.
- Washoe County, developers reach deal over stadium back taxes Updated: Apr-25-15 10:37 pm
RENO, Nevada - Washoe County Commission Chairwoman Marsha Berkbigler says developers of a downtown Reno stadium have reached a tentative agreement with the county to pay some $1.2 million in back taxes owed on it.
- USFS plans prescribed burns on Tahoe's west, south shores Updated: Apr-25-15 10:05 am
RENO, Nevada - The U.S. Forest Service is preparing to resume some prescribed burning operations on Lake Tahoe's west and south shores intended to help thin forests and reduce wildfire threats.
- Big Sky to play basketball tournaments in Reno Updated: Apr-24-15 5:09 pm
RENO, Nevada - The Big Sky Conference and the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority have reached a three-year deal to play the men's and women's basketball tournaments at Reno Events Center.
- $35K grant to UNR for Latino journalism project Updated: Apr-24-15 2:36 pm
RENO, Nevada - The University of Nevada's journalism school is teaming up with the Reno Gazette-Journal and KNPB public broadcasting to develop bilingual news coverage serving northern Nevada's Latino community ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
- Late winter storm bringing snow to Sierra, Lake Tahoe Updated: Apr-24-15 2:29 pm
RENO, Nevada - A late season storm blowing in from the north triggered a winter weather advisory beginning late Friday in the Sierra, where several inches of snow is expected at Lake Tahoe and up to a foot in upper elevations.