RENO, Nev. (AP) – Union Pacific railroad officials are defending their handling of the cleanup of the remains of a suicide victim whose widow complained his skin and bones were still on the tracks more […]
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nobody was hurt when two planes practicing for air races collided at the Reno Stead Airport, the site of a 2010 crash that killed 11 people. Reno Air Racing Association President […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Environmental activist and movie namesake Erin Brockovich will face a misdemeanor charge of operating a boat while intoxicated at Lake Mead, the district attorney in Las Vegas decided Tuesday. Brockovich, 52, […]
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department has awarded more than $20 million to 44 water conservation projects in 11 Western states, including Utah, Nevada and California. Utah’s six projects funded with the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say chicken producer Foster Farms is recalling about 6,165 pounds of its ready-to-eat grilled chicken breast strips because the strips contain wheat and soy — known allergens — […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An advocacy group is calling the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered waterway. An annual American Rivers report doesn’t call pollution the problem. It instead cites drought and demand.
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Joshua trees — those spiky sentinels of the Mojave Desert — are having a blossom bonanza and nobody is quite sure why. Experts say millions have been bursting into bundles of greenish-white flowers in California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three brothers from California who were on a trip to visit their ailing father in Denver are among five relatives killed in a weekend wreck north of Las Vegas.
HAWTHORNE, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of residents in a rural community steeped in military history turned out to mourn the loss of at least seven Marines as investigators arrived at an ammunition depot to try to determine how a mortar shell exploded at the base.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Marine Corps says seven Marines are dead and several are injured after a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada State Athletic Commission has fined and suspended boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. over a failed drug test last year.
TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — A moderate earthquake and a trio of smaller aftershocks have struck in rural Nevada near the California state line. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday.