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January 22, 2017

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  • Sierra Nevada brewery issues 36-state recall of select beers

    8 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has announced a recall of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA's and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into ...

  • Electric buses to test autonomous driving technology

    11 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A study of autonomous driving technology will use electric buses in Reno, Sparks and Carson City. The Reno-Gazette Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/2j1Szpm) Regional Transportation Commission electric buses will be equipped with Intelligent Mobility technology to collect data ...

  • Henderson police: Jewelry store robbed and employee killed

    12 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Police in Henderson say one person is dead after being shot during an armed robbery at a jewelry store and they are searching for a suspect. Officers responded to reports of a robbery around 8:30 p.m. ...

  • Winter storm warning now in effect for western Nevada

    13 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — More heavy, wet snow is expected to fall in western Nevada through early Monday. National Weather Service meteorologists say another winter storm warning was in effect Sunday until 4 a.m. Monday for the greater Reno, Carson ...

  • Fresno State gives Nevada 2nd Mountain West loss, 81-76

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jaron Hopkins scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half to help Fresno State hold off Mountain West leader Nevada 81-76 on Saturday night. Nevada has lost two conference games this season, falling to ...

  • The Latest: Police: Officer shoots knife-wielding naked man

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) JEAN, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a Nevada police shooting (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says one of its officers fatally shot a knife-wielding naked man when he charged the officer after not ...

  • Police say homicides in Reno, Sparks apparently related

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Police in Reno and Sparks are investigating two homicides that occurred in nearby locations in the adjacent northern Nevada cities. Sparks police say investigators believe the cases are related and are working together in the investigation. ...

  • Follow-up to federal probe credits Vegas police for reforms

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal office that began dissecting Las Vegas police practices five years ago is crediting the department in a new report with "notable and sustained" policy changes and a sharp drop in the number of officer ...

  • Las Vegas police: Suspect shot; officer not injured

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) JEAN, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect has been shot near a hotel and gambling hall in southern Nevada and that a police officer was involved but not injured. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department didn't immediately release circumstances ...

  • Las Vegas police: Pedestrian on roadway fatally injured

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a pedestrian was fatally injured when struck by a minivan. According to police, the pedestrian was on a roadway when struck and the minivan traveled through the intersection before making a U-turn ...

  • California flood sweeps cabins, cars down coastal canyon

    1 day, 21 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 20 people escaped injury when a flood swept cabins and vehicles down a coastal canyon as the second in a trio of storms drenched California with heavy rain and brought more snow to the ...

  • Nevada Sen. Cortez Masto 1 of 11 against new Homeland chief

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's new U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto was one of 11 Democrats who voted against President Trump's nominee for secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. The Senate voted Friday to confirm Gen. John F. Kelly ...

  • Flood hits as 2nd in trio of storms reaches California

    2 days, 8 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 20 people escaped injury Friday when a flood swept cabins and vehicles down a coastal canyon as the second in a trio of storms drenched California with heavy rain and brought more snow to ...

  • Column: If Raiders' move approved, fans should boycott team

    2 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) OK, Raider Nation. It's time to rise up — by staying home. The NFL has shown plenty of arrogance over the years, but the idea of the Raiders playing up to three lame-duck seasons in Oakland before moving to Las ...

  • Driver in custody after bomb claim at Nellis Air Force Base

    2 days, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say the main gate at Nellis Air Force Base was briefly closed after a suspected drunken driver told security officials he had a bomb in his car. Nellis authorities said the man arrived at the ...

  • Girl dies following Las Vegas fire that killed her mother

    2 days, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada girl has died after being critically injured in an apartment fire. Family members say 6-year-old Kaysha Ray has died from her injuries after a Thursday morning fire in a Las Vegas apartment left 80 ...

  • Nevada tribe wants coach fired for scalping text

    2 days, 12 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Native American tribal chairman in Nevada is asking for the resignation of an opposing high school basketball coach after he sent a text message to one of his players that said, "Get ready to scalp ...

  • Driver in fatal Las Vegas crash sentenced to 7 to 20 years

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A driver who caused a crash that killed a 19-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. KVVU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2kaIJ9U ) that 46-year-old Paul Adams on Thursday was ordered to ...

  • Investigators: Vegas lawyer drained millions in client money

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Investigators say a suspended Las Vegas wills and trusts lawyer used a client trust fund as a personal piggy bank for his business and private bills. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/2jxmc3L) that investigators told ...

  • Teen due in Las Vegas court in Missouri State player slaying

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 17-year-old accused of shooting and killing a Missouri State University football player during a fight involving their sisters in Las Vegas has been charged as an adult with murder. Richard Allan Newsome Jr. stood in ...

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