Nevada

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

Black Bear (AP Photo)

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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09/26/2013

Obituary of an abusive mother written by her children (YouTube screen grab)

Scathing obit about abusive mother goes viral

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The children of an abusive woman whose horror stories prompted Nevada to become one of the first states to allow children to sever parental ties are bidding farewell to their mother […]

09/12/2013

Torrey Larson, 18, left, and Troy Fullerton, 17, are overcome with emotion at a vigil for former San Clemente High teammate and UCLA wide receiver Nick Pasquale, 20, who died early Sunday after he was hit by a car while walking in a residential San Clemente, Calif. neighborhood. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Cindy Yamanaka)

No. 16 UCLA copes after death of freshman receiver

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Jim Mora and the 16th-ranked Bruins returned to football practice on Monday for the first time since the death of walk-on receiver Nick Pasquale. The team practiced in preparation […]

09/09/2013

Burning Man participants walk on the playa at the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nev. during the Burning Man festival

Burning Man crowd in Nevada desert tops 61,000

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal official says more than 61,000 people have turned out so far for the weekend Burning Man outdoor art and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada. […]

08/31/2013

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