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  • Excitement for Trump breaks Nevada GOP turnout record

    February 24, 2016 5:42 PM

    LAS VEGAS - First time caucus-goers, many energized by Donald Trump's angry outsider campaign, flooded the polls driving turnout to record levels in Nevada's first-in-the-West presidential preference event. Trump received 34,531 votes in Tuesday night's contest, more than the total number of people who caucused four years ago. The Nevada... more »
  • Nevada provides new test of Trump's unorthodox campaign

    February 23, 2016 6:13 AM

    LAS VEGAS- Donald Trump's efforts to build a get-out-the-vote effort in Nevada don't appear to match those put together by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who won Iowa's lead-off caucuses on the strength of his ground game. Nevada's caucus model demands more of a time commitment... more »
  • Clinton wins Nevada Democratic caucuses

    February 20, 2016 5:27 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Hillary Clinton has won the Nevada Democratic caucuses, rebounding after a second-place finish to Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire. The victory for the former secretary of state over the Vermont senator gives her two wins to one in the race for the Democratic nomination. Clinton eked out... more »
  • Former NBA star Odom found unconscious at Nevada brothel

    October 14, 2015 8:34 AM

    PAHRUMP, NV- Authorities say former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom has been hospitalized after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel. Nye County Sheriff Sharon A. Wehrly says the department got a call Tuesday afternoon requesting an ambulance for an unresponsive man at the Love Ranch in... more »
  • Ex-railroad town, Sparks braces for Tesla, Switch boom

    October 8, 2015 2:56 PM

    SPARKS, Nev. - The promise of thousands of good-paying jobs at the battery factory Tesla Motors is building in northern Nevada is sparking excitement unseen since the Southern Pacific railroad rolled into the sleepy town of Sparks more than a century ago. Officials say the new demand for housing... more »
  • 3-state project to look at developing adolescent brains

    October 8, 2015 10:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Researchers in New Mexico, Nevada and Louisiana are starting a $5.9 million project to look at how adolescent brains develop. Lead researcher Vince Calhoun of the University of New Mexico says scientists at the universities of New Mexico and Nevada will scan the brains of 230 children... more »
  • Melons tossed at cars

    September 14, 2015 8:57 PM

    RENO, NEVADA- The preferred fruit to throw at cars in Reno appears to be a watermelon. Vandals are lobbing the melons and they're causing damage. One woman reports a watermelon dented the side of her car and it was attacked again, this time busting her windshield. Angelique Ybarra says... more »
  • Air Force wants owners to give up Nevada bombing range site

    September 7, 2015 11:56 AM

    LAS VEGAS - The U.S. Air Force is giving an ultimatum to owners of a remote Nevada property that over time has been surrounded by a vast bombing range including the super-secret Area 51. They're being told to take a $5.2 million "last best offer" for their property by Thursday... more »
  • Nevada bill would allow sick pets to use medical marijuana

    March 17, 2015 5:16 PM

    CARSON CITY, NV - A Nevada senator has introduced a bill that would allow pets to use pot. Democratic Sen. Tick Segerblom is sponsoring the bill that was introduced Tuesday. SB372 calls on state officials to issue medical marijuana cards for animals if the animal's owner is a Nevada resident... more »
  • DNA clears woman

    March 9, 2015 7:57 PM

    RENO, NEVADA- Prosecutors declined to have a new trial for a woman who spent 30-years in prison for a murder she did not commit after recently discovered DNA evidence and will throw out the charge. Cathy Woods was convicted in 1976 for stabbing Michelle Mitchell near the University of... more »
  • La-Lafayette vs. Nevada in New Orleans Bowl

    December 7, 2014 3:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana-Lafayette will face Nevada in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on Dec. 20 at the Superdome. The Ragin' Cajuns will return to New Orleans for the fourth straight year. They have won in all three previous seasons, beating Tulane, East Carolina and San Diego State. This... more »
  • OJ Simpson appeal in hands of Nevada Supreme Court

    October 27, 2014 10:56 AM

    LAS VEGAS, NV - O.J. Simpson's appeal for release from a Nevada prison is now up to the state's Supreme Court. Simpson lawyers argue in a final brief to the Nevada high court that a lower court judge was wrong to deny the former football star a new trial in... more »
  • Group asks high court to block Nevada gay marriage

    October 8, 2014 10:52 AM

    LAS VEGAS - A group fighting to keep Nevada's state ban on same-sex marriage wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate a short-lived ruling that blocked weddings from taking place. Coalition for the Protection of Marriage attorney Monte Neil Stewart says he filed a request for Justice Anthony Kennedy to... more »
  • Dismembered dogs

    August 13, 2014 7:42 PM

    RENO, NEVADA- A man is accused of animal cruelty for dismembering dogs and keeping their heads in a small refrigerator in a motel room. Jason Brown could face charges stiff enough to send him to prison for 20-years. Police say he was arrested when a motel maid found... more »
  • Mother's mental health questioned

    June 30, 2014 7:48 PM

    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA- A judge says he's concerned about the mental state of a woman accused of attempted murder by throwing her kids out of a window and jumping after them. Luz Robledo Ibarra was in court in a wheelchair after suffering a broken pelvis and other injuries when... more »
  • Nelson mascot returned after kidnapping

    April 2, 2014 7:52 PM

    HENDERSON, NEVADA- Singer Willie Nelson's prized stuffed armadillo is back after it was kidnapped during a show in Las Vegas. The animal named Ol' Dillo vanished while members of the audience greeted Nelson after a concert in Vegas Monday night. Nelson's crew called the Westin Lake Las Vegas... more »
  • Scathing obituary for mom

    September 12, 2013 7:40 PM

    RENO, NEVADA- An obituary is supposed to celebrate a life after death but one is now an Internet sensation because of how scathing it is. The children of an abusive woman wrote it. Their horror stories about mom prompted Nevada to become one of the first states to allow children... more »
  • DUI case unravels

    July 10, 2013 7:44 PM

    MOAPA, NEVADA- The case of teen accused of drunk driving and causing a crash that killed five members of a family unraveled in Nevada and the charges were dropped. DNA evidence proved 18-year-old Jean Ervin Soriano was not driving the SUV that rear-ended a van carrying seven people during an... more »
  • Bonanza!

    June 25, 2013 7:54 PM

    RENO, NEVADA- You can own some memorabilia from the long-running TV series "Bonanza" as it goes up for auction in Nevada. Included in the items, the branding iron that fans of the show will remember from each week's opening credits burning up the Old West-style map of the ranch and... more »
  • Nevada training explosion kills 7 NC unit Marines

    March 19, 2013 8:57 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Marine Corps says seven Marines based in North Carolina were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada. According to a statement from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp LeJeune, N.C., the cause of the accident that happened shortly... more »
  • Moderate earthquake strikes in rural Nevada

    February 12, 2013 7:24 PM

    TONOPAH, Nev. - A moderate earthquake has struck in rural Nevada near the California state line. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit at 4:10 p.m. It was centered 45 miles west of Tonopah, Nev., and followed by two smaller earthquakes recorded at magnitude 3.1 and magnitude... more »

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