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Air Force's F-35 demonstration team begins season in Arizona

Dec. 14, 2019 11:18 AM EST

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — The Air Force's F-35A demonstration team based in northern Utah will start is 2020 season with performances at two military bases in Arizona. A schedule posted on the website of the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base in the Ogden area says the team's first...

Ducks' Cristobal takes AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 PM EST

With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl. Cristobal was named the AP's Pac-12 Coach of the Year by a panel of journalists who cover the league. Cristobal, in his second season as head coach, has righted a group that has seen...

Winter weather advisory for Lake Tahoe Friday into Saturday

Dec. 12, 2019 1:43 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Lake Tahoe region beginning Friday afternoon, with more than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow possible on the mountain tops by Saturday. A series of weather systems is expected to bring rain and snow to the region...

Push to accelerate mustang captures draws fire in Congress

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of 130,000 wild horses across the West over the next 10 years. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada, whose high-desert state is home to about half the mustangs, also...

Warren pushes back against more moderate path to White House

Dec. 11, 2019 1:07 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Pushing back against fellow Democrats who advocate a more moderate path to the White House, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Tuesday her party will lose the 2020 presidential election if it settles for an agenda that's “business as usual” and only “nibbles around the...

Reno police probe fatal fire at homeless camp tent on river

Dec. 10, 2019 3:17 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police are investigating the death of a homeless person found in a tent that caught fire at an encampment on the banks of the Truckee River. Fire crews found the adult's body in the burned out tent Monday morning when they responded to a report of a fire at the camp near east of...

Sanders optimistic about winning Nevada, Iowa, New Hampshire

Dec. 9, 2019 11:34 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders declared in Nevada on Monday he has an “excellent chance” of winning all three of the earliest presidential-selection states en route to unseating President Donald Trump in November, calling him the “most dangerous president in the history...

Lawyer: Arizona man wrongly accused in 1979 Nevada slaying

Dec. 9, 2019 6:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona auto dealer jailed in Reno and named by Nevada’s attorney general as the suspect in several slayings of women in Nevada 40 years ago says DNA shows other people had contact with the one woman he's charged with killing. Charles Gary Sullivan’s attorney, David...

Report: Key freeway interchange in Reno could cost $223M

Dec. 9, 2019 2:37 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada transportation officials are raising the price tag for renovating a key Reno freeway interchange by nearly 50% and are giving up $95 million in federal funding to accept an unsolicited single-source bid. The Reno Gazette Journal reports the Nevada Department of Transportation is...

Reno police expand automatic license plate surveillance

Dec. 8, 2019 10:43 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police are expanding the use of technology to automatically read license plates in an effort to reduce gun violence. The Reno City Council approved the expanded use of devices and associated software to track license plates despite critics' concerns it could be used to secretly...