A state panel has effectively killed a bid to name a Lake Tahoe cove for Mark Twain, citing opposition from a tribe who claims he held racist views on Native Americans.
A Carson City man convicted in a lengthy child pornography investigation has been sentenced to 19 years in prison after federal agents say he used a hidden camera to videotape two young girls showering at his home.
Northern Nevada sheriff’s deputies are investigating the suspected murder of a highly-decorated Vietnam veteran whose remains were found in a septic tank near the Comstock mining town of Virginia City nearly 34 years after he disappeared.
Washoe County is offering free strobe alarms and vibrating alert smoke detectors for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Reno police have arrested a suspected drunken driver who crashed into a power pole on the city’s south side.
A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.
Reno police are asking for the public’s help in solving a rash of commercial burglaries in recent weeks.
The Washoe County sheriff’s office is warning residents north of Reno to beware of a suspicious person masquerading as an inspector for a security company.
Washoe County school district officials are investigating after a kindergartner brought a BB gun to a Reno elementary school.
A rural Nevada county has settled lawsuits with two men who said a sheriff’s deputy violated their civil rights when they were stopped for speeding on Interstate 80, searched for drugs and forced to forfeit tens of thousands of dollars even though no drugs were found and no charges filed in either case.