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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

The main room in Liberace's former home in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Christopher DeVargas)

Liberace’s one-time Vegas mansion sells for $500K

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 15,000-square-foot Las Vegas mansion once owned by Liberace was sold for $500,000 in cash to a British businessman who said he learned to play the piano after being inspired by […]

08/29/2013

In this Aug 22, 2013, photo, research Associate Pamela Flores conducts a health assessment on a desert tortoise at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Support flows in for sick desert tortoises

LAS VEGAS (AP) — News that hundreds of threatened desert tortoises face euthanasia with the pending closure of a refuge near Las Vegas has generated a storm of reaction that has government officials scrambling to […]

08/29/2013

This May 2012 photo provided by the Nevada State Museum shows ancient carvings on limestone boulders near Nevada's Pyramid Lake which have been confirmed to be the oldest recorded petroglyphs in North America - at least 10,500 years old. (AP Photo/Nevada State Museum, Eugene Hattori)

Nevada petroglyphs the oldest in North America

PYRAMID LAKE, Nev. (AP) — Ancient rock etchings along a dried-up lake bed in Nevada have been confirmed to be the oldest recorded petroglyphs in North America, dating back at least 10,000 years. The petroglyphs […]

08/14/2013

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz responds to questions on nuclear waste disposal during the National Clean Energy Summit 6.0 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus)

Appeals court rules Obama violating law on nuke site

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuke to the Obama administration, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed nuclear waste […]

08/13/2013

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Man jailed after Facebook shame over dine-and-dash

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno man has been arrested after being publicly shamed on Facebook by bar employees who said he skipped out on a $100 tab. Saul Zelaznog has been jailed at the […]

08/02/2013

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

Nevada’s Burning Man fest gets OK for larger crowd

RENO, Nev. (AP) – The largest outdoor arts festival in North America is about to become bigger. Federal land managers have issued Burning Man organizers a four-year special recreation permit that allows a peak population […]

07/27/2013

Remains of suicide victim left on tracks 17 days

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 […]

07/20/2013

Reno Air Show Crash

No injuries in Reno plane collision at air races

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 […]

06/14/2013

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