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Lawmakers unanimously approved an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nevada Lawmakers Approve Tesla Tax Breaks

Sparks Assemblyman calls Tesla plant the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam was built.

09/11/2014

File photo of a cop car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Tells Police She Jumped From Car To Get Away From Kidnapper

Sparks police say a woman told them she jumped out of a moving vehicle to get away from a man who kidnapped her.

07/18/2014

Police say an 18-year-old boy was unresponsive and a 14-year-old girl injured when they arrived on the shooting scene Thursday night near Craig Ranch Regional Park. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Sitting On Railroad Tracks Fatally Hit By Train

Sparks police say it appears a man was sitting on railroad tracks before he was fatally hit by a train, although it’s unclear why he was there.

07/09/2014

File photo of handcuffs. (Credit: RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sparks Man, 38, Suspected Of Molesting A Child Younger Than 14

A 38-year-old Sparks man has been arrested on suspicion of child molestation.

06/04/2014

File photo of a pit bull. (credit: JOEL ROBINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pit Bulls That Killed Dogs In Neighbors Home To Be Killed

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Two pit bulls that broke through a fence, entered a neighbor’s house through a dog door and killed three pets while the homeowners were gone were to be destroyed Monday, a […]

04/09/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

5-Year-Old Dies After Running Across The Street

Sparks police say a 5-year-old boy was hit and killed by an SUV after he and another child ran across the street.

04/08/2014

File photo of handcuffs.(Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Strangling Woman, Endangering Child

A Sparks man accused of strangling a woman and endangering a child has turned himself in to police.

03/11/2014

A holiday tradition of pumpkin pies are sliced. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Line Up For Free Thanksgiving Feasts In Nevada

Thousands of the needy turned out for annual free Thanksgiving Day feasts provided by two northern Nevada casinos.

11/29/2013

The parents of Jose Reyes say the 12-year-old was bullied, though they don't know why he opened fire at his school, killing a teacher and then himself. (David Calvert/Getty Images)

Parents Of Nevada School Shooter Say He Was Teased

The parents of Jose Reyes say the 12-year-old was bullied, though they don’t know why he opened fire at his school, killing a teacher and then himself.

11/04/2013

Law enforcement gather in the parking lot after a shooting at Sparks Middle School October 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nevada. A staff member was killed and two students were injured after a student opened fire at the Nevada middle school. The suspected gunman was also killed. (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Teacher Killed In NV School Shooting Honored

A Nevada math teacher killed by a 12-year-old student in a school-yard shooting that also wounded two classmates was remembered for his character, selfless acts and military service at a memorial service Sunday.

11/03/2013

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