Nevada

Calif. company recalls prepackaged salad, sandwich

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. […]

11/11/2013

116-mile Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway is two-thirds done

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — The opening of a new segment of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway west of Reno means cycling enthusiasts are about two-thirds of the way to completing the dream that began 10 years ago […]

11/10/2013

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Nation’s poor at 49.7M, higher than official rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says there are about 3 million more poor people in the United States than its official count shows. The Census Bureau’s official rate that came out in September showed that […]

11/06/2013

This undated photo provided by David Fox shows acrobat Sarah Guillot-Guyard, 31, who was pronounced dead after falling about 50 feet from the Cirque du Soleil "Ka" show's stage during a production at the MGM Grand. (AP Photo/Courtesy David Fox, File)

Citations proposed in Cirque acrobat’s death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Safety officials announced plans Tuesday to cite performance company Cirque du Soleil and Las Vegas Strip casino MGM Grand after an acrobat died over the summer in a fall witnessed by […]

10/29/2013

Autopsy shows toddler died from swallowing battery

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Family members and doctors knew something was wrong when 1-year-old Julian Wilson started vomiting blood, but they didn’t find out he had swallowed a small battery until after an autopsy was […]

10/29/2013

Students tie ribbons and yellow carnations along a fence on the side of Sparks Middle School where they attended a memorial for teacher Michael Landsberry in Sparks, Nev., on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Andy Barron)

Friend says Nevada shooter was a typical kid, not loner

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada middle school student who killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before turning the gun on himself appeared to be a typical 12-year-old who liked soccer, was good at […]

10/25/2013

Feds seek threatened status for some sage grouse

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials on Friday proposed to list as threatened populations of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California in an effort to save the struggling species, a decision that promises […]

10/25/2013

Community members gather to pay their respects to Michael Landsberry, a 45-year-old eighth-grade math teacher, soccer coach and former Marine who was killed by an eighth-grader at Sparks Middle School on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nev. The 12-year-old student who opened fire on the middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing Landsberry, before he turned the gun on himself, got the weapon from his home, authorities said Tuesday. School District police said they are still working to determine how the boy obtained the 9mm semi-automatic Ruger handgun used in the Monday morning spree at Sparks Middle School. The boy's parents are cooperating with authorities and could face charges in the case, police said.  (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Hector Amezcua)

Nevada boy says he came face-to-face with shooter

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Thirteen-year-old Angelo Ferro was at the Sparks Middle School playground with friends Monday when he heard a pop about 15 minutes before the morning bell rang. He said he didn’t think […]

10/22/2013

This undated photo provided by Chandra Landsberry shows Sharon and Michael Landsberry. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Chandra Landsberry via The Reno Gazette-Journal)

Nev. school shooter, 12, got gun from home

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The 12-year-old student who opened fire on a Nevada middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing a teacher before he turned the gun on himself, got the weapon from his […]

10/22/2013

Law enforcement personnel gather at the scene of a shooting at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Marilyn Newton)

Nev. middle school gunman was 12 years old

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The student who wounded two classmates and killed a teacher and then himself on a Nevada middle school campus was 12 years old. Authorities say they’re withholding the Sparks Middle School […]

10/22/2013

A  Sparks Middle School student cries and is comforted after being released from Agnes Risley Elementary School, where some students were evacuated to after a shooting at SMS in Sparks, Nev. on Monday, October 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nev. (AP Photo/Kevin Clifford)

Student kills teacher, hurts 2 boys at Nev. school

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a teacher who was trying to protect other children, […]

10/21/2013

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New tactics emerge in battle over Tahoe bears

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) – It’s not your average bear battle. After years of trying to keep the region’s black bears from being captured and possibly killed, animal rights activists in Lake Tahoe are using […]

10/13/2013

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