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January 17, 2018

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  • State audit: Nevada's mentally ill live in filthy conditions

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A recently released state audit shows that Nevada's most vulnerable mentally ill residents are living in taxpayer-funded homes with human waste, rodents, mildew and other filthy conditions. The Review-Journal reports that the results of the audit ...

  • Reno man sentenced to 20 years in identity fraud case

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing an elderly person's identity and drug trafficking. KRNV-TV reported Wednesday that 44-year-old Douglas Wayne Goins had been considered a habitual criminal based on ...

  • Nevada wins 15th straight MWC game, tops SJSU 71-54

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Martin scored 24 points, Kendall Stephens added 19 with five 3-pointers, and Nevada beat San Jose State 71-54 on Wednesday night. Nevada (17-3, 6-0 Mountain West) won its 15th straight conference game. Josh Hall ...

  • The Latest: Storm, wind warnings upgraded in Sierra

    8 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm headed for the Sierra Nevada (all times local, PDT): 3:30 p.m. The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a winter storm warning for the greater Lake Tahoe area beginning ...

  • Ex-Vegas officer-turned-inmate arrested in 1997 sex-murder

    8 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a former Las Vegas police officer who once served prison time in a sex misconduct case has been arrested in Reno after a cold case investigation of the 1997 shooting death of a woman ...

  • Biggest storm of winter could bring 2 feet of snow to Sierra

    9 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The biggest storm so far this winter is headed for the Sierra Nevada, with up to 2 feet of snow possible in the mountains by early Friday and winds potentially gusting in excess of 100 mph ...

  • Apple CEO joins governor, mayor for Reno groundbreaking

    12 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve (SHEE'-vee) at a groundbreaking for a new $4 million shipping and receiving warehouse in downtown Reno. Wednesday's ceremony came as the company ...

  • Dispute delays plan to install more Vegas Strip safety posts

    13 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A pay dispute is again delaying approval of a plan to spend $2.5 million to install 500 more pedestrian safety posts along Las Vegas Strip sidewalks. A planned Tuesday vote by the Clark County Commission was ...

  • Year-old Vegas hotel with closed casino facing foreclosure

    14 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Records say an Asian-themed Las Vegas casino-hotel that shuttered gambling and restaurant operations this month after being open for about a year is facing foreclosure. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Clark County documents show the ...

  • Donation period for Las Vegas Victim's Fund closing soon

    14 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Interested donors have until the end of the month to give money to the Las Vegas Victim's Fund. The money raised will go toward survivors, first responders, people working at the event and family members of ...

  • Search to continue for small plane in northeast Nevada

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An official says a search will continue near a mountain range in northeast Nevada for a twin-engine plane missing since the pilot reported trouble during icy and gusty weather last week. Elko County sheriff's Sgt. Nick ...

  • Home pot deliveries in Nevada closer to reality

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's marijuana regulators have tentatively given pot retailers a green light to begin home deliveries for the first time since recreational marijuana sales became legal last July. The Las Vegas Sun reports The Nevada Tax ...

  • Public hearings to begin on Nellis bombing range expansion

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Air Force officials will hold a series of public hearings on its plans to expand the Nevada Test and Training Range at Nevada's Nellis Air Force Base. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the United States Air ...

  • AT&T gets Nevada tax refund, lecture on customer service

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's Tax Commission has agreed to refund $26.6 million in sales and use taxes to AT&T but not before the telecom giant's accountants got a lecture about the way they treat their customers in similar ...

  • Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

    1 day, 12 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge that charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman is dead. Attorney Nicholas Crosby didn't identify ...

  • Couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide

    1 day, 14 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a man and a woman were shot inside a Las Vegas apartment in an apparent murder-suicide. KLAS-TV reports the bodies were discovered Monday by a roommate who had not seen the couple since Saturday ...

  • Alaska to fly to from Everett, Washington, to 8 cities

    1 day, 14 hours ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines will begin offering nonstop flight service this fall from Paine Field airport in Everett, Washington, to eight Western cities. The Seattle-based airline said Tuesday the flights from Everett will go to Phoenix, Las Vegas, Portland, ...

  • Charges expected in fatal DUI crash near Lake Tahoe

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol intends to file criminal charges against one of the drivers involved in a fatal three-vehicle crash near Lake Tahoe over the weekend. The patrol says 21-year-old Edgar Delgado of Tahoe Vista, California ...

  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be keynote speaker at GOP dinner

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be a guest speaker at a Republican dinner in Nevada. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the 85-year-old Arpaio, who recently announced he is running for the U.S. Senate, will speak at ...

  • GOP gains, but still more Democratic voters in Nevada

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Republicans made some inroads into Democrats' voter registration edge in Nevada last year but Democrats still hold a significant advantage of more than 76,000 active voters. Democrats led by more than 97,000 registered voters last January, ...

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