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September 2, 2014

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  • Victim survives, gunman killed in Reno shootout

    3 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno man says he's lucky to be alive after he was shot in a struggle with an armed robber who later was killed in a gun battle with police outside a Reno casino. John Oliver ...

  • THEhotel in Vegas switches to new name Delano

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former THEhotel on the campus of Mandalay Bay has officially taken on its new identity as The Delano Las Vegas (DELL'-uh-no). Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the renovated property Tuesday. The 1,100-room, all-suite hotel ...

  • Nevada AG: Washoe School Board broke meeting law

    5 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's attorney general says the Washoe County School Board violated the state's open meetings law when it ousted School Superintendent Pedro Martinez. Deputy Attorney General George Taylor said in a complaint filed in Washoe District Court ...

  • About 6,000 register nonpartisan from July to Aug.

    5 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voter rolls have about 6,000 more registered nonpartisan voters compared with a month earlier, although both Republican and Democratic parties lost voters. The Nevada Secretary of State's Office released statistics Tuesday showing the state's ...

  • Man fatally stabbed in Sparks; 2 minors sought

    7 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Police are looking for two minors after a man was fatally stabbed in Sparks. Authorities say the confrontation happened a little before 10 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of 11th Street. Police say a man ...

  • Driver, vehicle sought in North Las Vegas hit-run

    8 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police in North Las Vegas are asking for public help to find a driver and a silver Mitsubishi Galant that may have a damaged or missing passenger side view mirror following fatal hit-and-run crash ...

  • UNLV law school looks to make up $3 budget deficit

    10 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada university regents are asking the state for $1.5 million to fill half of a projected $3 million budget deficit at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The ...

  • Fight Schedule

    13 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Sept. 5 At Tokyo, Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez, 12, for Yaegashi's WBC flyweight title; Naoya Inoue vs. Samartlek Kokietgym, 12, for Inoue's WBC junior flyweight title; Ryota Murata vs. Adrian Luna Flores, 10, middleweights. Sept. 6 At Hamburg, Germany, ...

  • Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

    1 day ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Friday's official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of ...

  • Robbery suspect dies in shootout with Reno police

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A suspect died after a shootout with police near a Reno casino after officers said he shot and wounded a shopper during a robbery of a CVS Pharmacy minutes before. Washoe County sheriff's spokesman Bob Harmon ...

  • 2 men sue over Nevada trapping regulations

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two men have sued Nevada wildlife commissioners, saying current trapping regulations are causing needless suffering for thousands of "non-target" animals including dogs, golden eagles and mountain lions. Donald Molde of Reno and Mark Smith of Incline ...

  • Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert, but a new study says climate change and warming waters —and its lack of mobility— are threatening ...

  • 5 things to know about Nevada's midterm elections

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — With no senators up for re-election and a Gov. Brian Sandoval all but guaranteed a second term, Nevada's upcoming midterm elections promise to be a bit of a snooze. But a swing congressional district and a ...

  • Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients — presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics. Democrat Ross Miller's father was Nevada's longest-serving governor. Republican Adam Laxalt's grandfather was former ...

  • Dad of woman who helped kill 3 honors victims

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was ...

  • Little League team honored with parade in Vegas

    2 days ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas team was honored with a parade down the Strip after its return from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Mayor Carolyn Goodman and former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian were among those ...

  • Bundy son pulls kids from NV schools over knife

    2 days ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds. Ryan Bundy says that's a violation of his children's ...

  • Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients — presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics. Democrat Ross Miller's father was Nevada's longest-serving governor. Republican Adam Laxalt's grandfather was former ...

  • Dad of suspect in Las Vegas rampage honors victims

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of a suspect involved in a June rampage in Las Vegas that left two police officers and a bystander dead paid tribute to the victims during a visit to the crime scene. Todd Woodruff ...

  • Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

    2 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars. The package of economic incentives ...

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