- Nevada case is latest to test 'stand your ground' laws Updated: May-25-15 2:35 pm
RENO, Nevada - The idea that a person's home is their castle and they have the right to kill trespassers has been widely accepted in the U.S. for more than a century.
- Battle over bears heats up again at Lake Tahoe Updated: May-25-15 1:44 pm
RENO, Nevada - A Las Vegas man will ask a judge this week for a protective order against bear advocates at Lake Tahoe, saying they harassed him after he initiated efforts to trap a bear that damaged his vacation home.
- Battle over bears heats up again at Lake Tahoe Updated: May-25-15 11:13 am
RENO, Nevada - A Las Vegas man will ask a judge for a protective order against bear advocates at Lake Tahoe, saying they harassed him after he initiated efforts to trap a bear that damaged his vacation home.
- Suspected California serial killer in prison most of life Updated: May-24-15 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Less than 24 hours after a jury convicted Rodney Halbower of raping a Nevada blackjack dealer, he was freed pending an appeal and then, authorities say, drove 200 miles to the San Francisco Bay Area and raped and stabbed to death a 19-year-old woman.
- Nevada Supreme Court won't revisit Vegas water pipeline Updated: May-22-15 8:47 pm
RENO, Nevada - The Nevada Supreme Court is sticking to an earlier decision that at least temporarily blocks water interests in Las Vegas from pumping new supplies from the high desert near the Nevada-Utah line.
- Reno water authority to need drought reserves by mid-June Updated: May-22-15 2:20 pm
RENO, Nevada - Water flow in the Truckee River is expected to diminish by mid-June, forcing the Reno area's water authority to resort to backup supplies to provide water to homes and businesses.
- Historic Glenbrook locomotive set to steam back to life Updated: May-21-15 2:41 pm
RENO, Nevada - For 140 years, the Glenbrook locomotive has helped write the history of Nevada and Lake Tahoe.
- Man guilty of stealing Christmas presents from car in Reno Updated: May-20-15 5:20 pm
RENO, Nevada - A 31-year-old Washoe County man faces up to 10 years in prison after he was convicted this week of breaking a car window and stealing wrapped Christmas presents in south Reno in December.
- Nevada stand your ground law at issue in trespasser killing Updated: May-19-15 6:23 pm
RENO, Nevada - Jurors at a murder trial highlighting Nevada's stand your ground law must decide whether an elderly Sparks man is a premeditated killer or justifiably acted in self-defense when he fatally shot one unarmed trespasser and seriously wounded another, lawyers on both sides said Tuesday.
- Reno contractor sues Hard Rock Lake Tahoe for $6 million Updated: May-19-15 2:20 pm
RENO, Nevada - SMC Construction of Reno is suing the owners of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe for failing to pay more than $6 million for work to finish the property before its Jan. 28 grand opening.
- Man sentenced for stabbing over bogus tickets in Reno Updated: May-17-15 9:57 pm
RENO, Nevada - A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for stabbing another man during a fight over bogus Nevada Wolf Pack football tickets last summer.
- Nevada mansion once owned by Circus Circus co-owner sold Updated: May-16-15 8:58 pm
RENO, Nevada - A San Diego-based real estate magnate has purchased the 19,500-square-foot Reno mansion once owned by a Nevada casino industry pioneer who helped build the Circus Circus empire.
- Displaced hawks in Reno have new home after construction Updated: May-15-15 10:34 am
RENO, Nevada - You could call it a hawk hotel.
- Ex-lawmaker in Lake Tahoe asks court to stop bear advocates Updated: May-14-15 3:06 pm
RENO, Nevada - A former Nevada lawmaker says he's being harassed at his Lake Tahoe home by a bear advocacy group and is asking asking a judge to order the group to leave him alone.
- UNR uses high-def cameras to spot fires Updated: May-14-15 1:32 pm
RENO, Nevada - The Nevada Seismological Laboratory at University of Nevada, Reno is using high-definition cameras to locate fires.
- Bush opposes Yucca Mountain; at odds with Rubio Updated: May-13-15 6:06 pm
RENO, Nevada - Jeb Bush isn't officially in the race yet, but he's already parting ways with one declared Republican presidential candidate regarding Yucca Mountain.
- Bush chides Clinton's 'scripted' run, but won't revisit Iraq Updated: May-13-15 5:13 pm
RENO, Nevada - Jeb Bush is criticizing Hillary Rodham Clinton for running a "scripted" Democratic presidential campaign. But he's not answering all questions that come his way, either.
- Bush eats with Sandoval, says running mate talk premature Updated: May-13-15 3:52 pm
- Reno city hall elevators stuck 10 times in 13 months Updated: May-12-15 3:33 pm
RENO, Nevada - Running for public office is usually a challenge but it may be easier than riding the elevators at Reno's City Hall.
- Nevada 25th in Collegiate Baseball poll Updated: May-11-15 4:57 pm
RENO, Nevada - Nevada moved up a notch to No. 25 in this week's Collegiate Baseball poll.
- USDA drought declaration expanded in Nevada, Utah Updated: May-11-15 2:11 pm
RENO, Nevada - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has expanded a natural disaster declaration to include several additional counties suffering from drought in Nevada and Utah.
- Threatened trout return to Nevada's Truckee River Updated: May-11-15 1:14 pm
RENO, Nevada - Lahontan cutthroat trout are successfully reproducing in the lower Truckee River in what experts are calling a major milestone in efforts to restore the population once on the brink of extinction.
- Reno councilman calls on city to drop chamber membership Updated: May-09-15 9:25 pm
RENO, Nevada - Reno City Councilman Paul McKenzie is calling on the city to drop its membership in the local chamber of commerce, saying it doesn't necessarily represent the interests of city taxpayers.
- Amodei doesn't rule out race for Nevada governor in 2018 Updated: May-09-15 8:17 pm
RENO, Nevada - U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei says he won't run for the U.S. Senate next year, but he hasn't ruled out a race for governor or attorney general in 2018.
- Snow, rain records in Nevada; Vegas advisory to 11a Saturday Updated: May-08-15 1:57 pm
RENO, Nevada - A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 11 a.m. Saturday north and west of Las Vegas, where up to 6 inches of snow is possible in the highest elevations around Red Rock Canyon and Death Valley National Park.