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September 26, 2016

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  • Reno police seek suspect in 7-Eleven armed robbery

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police are asking for the public's help finding a suspect accused of robbing a 7-Eleven convenience store. KTVN-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2dbhIxC ) that police say the suspect entered the store early Monday and pointed a handgun ...

  • Vegas police unsure if Starbucks slaying suspect knew victim

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are investigating whether a 34-year-old ex-convict arrested in a weekend shooting at a coffee shop in Las Vegas knew the man he's accused of killing. Pedro J. Garcia was jailed Monday pending an initial court ...

  • NTSB probes safe crash landing Sept. 16 at Reno Air Races

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate a crash landing involving a Utah pilot at the National Championship Air Races in Reno earlier this month. The pilot, Peter Zaccagnino, owns the High Performance Aircraft Group ...

  • Nevada authorities search properties for ties to shooting

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Nevada have searched a Carson City residence and business for evidence related to a fatal California shooting. The Nevada Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/2db7m0E ) that officers from Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County ...

  • Elko real estate agent named president of trade association

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko real estate agent is not the head of a statewide trade association. The Elko Daily Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/2cyhd2O ) that Greg Martin of Coldwell Banker Algerio/Q-Team Realty has been named president of the ...

  • Court moves case over dressing room video past arbitration

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawsuit alleging that owners of a Las Vegas Strip nightclub secretly filmed female burlesque dancers in their dressing room and distributed the images has passed a preliminary legal hurdle. A Nevada Supreme Court panel ruled ...

  • Eldorado Resorts plans $50 million in Reno casino upgrades

    2 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Eldorado Resorts has announced plans to make more than $50 million in improvements at its three casinos in downtown Reno. Eldorado Chairman and CEO Gary Carano said Monday the plans include the renovation of 4,100 guest ...

  • Man shot and killed in Las Vegas Chinatown neighborhood

    18 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a man was shot to death in Las Vegas' Chinatown district. Authorities say shooting happened around 7 a.m. Sunday in front of a strip mall in the area of Spring Mountain and Wynn roads. ...

  • The Latest: 1 shot dead inside Las Vegas Starbucks

    20 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a hostage situation and shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): One person has died after a shooting at a Las Vegas Starbucks and police are searching for any suspicious devices among the ...

  • 1 hurt, 1 detained in shooting near Las Vegas intersection

    21 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say one person has been shot and several businesses have been evacuated after a shooting near a Las Vegas intersection. Authorities say officers were called Sunday just before noon about a hostage situation in the ...

  • Pahrump woman accused of DUI in deadly collision

    21 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A Pahrump woman is facing charges of driving drunk and causing a fatal crash. Nye County Sheriff's deputies said Sunday that Ashley Winn was booked on charges of DUI resulting in death, DUI resulting in substantial ...

  • Things to know about Nevada's legal pot ballot measure

    1 day ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada joins California, Arizona, Massachusetts and Arizona as one of five states voting this November on whether to legalize recreational marijuana. If the measure passes, it would allow adults to legally possess up to one ounce ...

  • Henderson man faces murder charge in woman's stabbing death

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Police have identified a man arrested for fatally stabbing a woman in a Henderson home. Michael Kaplan was booked Saturday on one count of open murder. The 48-year-old is currently being held at the Henderson Detention ...

  • Winners in the Nevada Press Association's 2016 contest

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — Here's the list of winners in the Nevada Press Association 2016 "Better Newspaper Contest," announced Saturday night at the newspaper organization's annual convention. Most of the awards are divided among five classes: urban daily newspapers with ...

  • Winners of top awards from the Nevada Press Association

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — Here's a list of some of the top awards in the 2016 Nevada Press Association "Better Newspaper Contest," announced Saturday at the association's annual convention: General Excellence: First Place: Urban Daily - Reno Gazette-Journal. Judges' comments: ...

  • Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame inducts columnist John Smith

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — John L. Smith, for more than three decades a prolific and controversial columnist for Nevada's largest newspaper, was inducted Saturday night into the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame. His induction came during the Nevada Press Association's ...

  • Fire destroys Sparks funeral home

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A Sparks funeral home is considered a total loss after a fire tore through it. Sparks fire officials say they are investigating what started the blaze Friday afternoon at Walton Funeral Home and Cremations. Firefighters say ...

  • Tahoe council candidate among injured in fatal RV crash

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A South Lake Tahoe City Council candidate is among four people injured in a Douglas County crash that has left a woman dead. The Nevada Highway Patrol says Jason Collin and wife Natalie were among the ...

  • Blough throws for 300 yards, 2 TDs; Purdue tops Nevada 24-14

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — David Blough threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Markell Jones had a go-ahead score in the third quarter and Purdue rallied past Nevada 24-14 on Saturday. Purdue, which turned it over four times, pulled ...

  • Man arrested in homicide of woman at Henderson home

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in the killing of a woman in a Henderson home. Henderson police say they received a 911 call Saturday around 5 a.m. reporting that someone at the home needed emergency attention. ...

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