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Reno police officer who accidentally shot suspect pulled trigger when hit by another officer's Taser

May. 28, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno police officer accidentally shot an unarmed suspect in 2020 when he flinched and pulled the trigger on his service revolver in an inadvertent response to being stuck by a Taser fired by another officer, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Washoe County District...

Aqua Metals: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — RENO, Nev. (AP) — Aqua Metals Inc. (AQMS) on Wednesday reported a loss of $5.8 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Reno, Nevada-based company said it had a loss of 5 cents. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, the...

Ormat Technologies: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ormat Technologies Inc. (ORA) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $38.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Reno, Nevada-based company said it had net income of 64 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 65 cents per...

Caesars Entertainment: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 30, 2024 16:23 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (CZR) on Tuesday reported a loss of $158 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Reno, Nevada-based company said it had a loss of 73 cents. Losses, adjusted to extinguish debt, were 55 cents per...

USPS commits to rerouting Reno-area mail despite bipartisan pushback and mail ballot concerns

Apr. 23, 2024 22:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The USPS announced on Tuesday it will follow through with its plan to reroute Reno-area mail processing to Sacramento, a move that drew bipartisan ire from Nevada lawmakers while raising questions about the rate at which mail ballots can be processed in a populous part of a...

Monarch Casino: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 17, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — RENO, Nev. (AP) — Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (MCRI) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $18.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Reno, Nevada-based company said it had net income of 93 cents. The results fell short of Wall Street...

3 officers shot in Reno, Nevada, area; suspect dead after traffic stop escalated into standoff

Mar. 30, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Three law enforcement officers in Northern Nevada were shot and wounded Friday, after a traffic stop in the Reno area quickly escalated into an hourslong standoff that included several shootouts between officers and the suspect, police said. Chris Crawforth, the...

US judge in Nevada hands wild horse advocates rare victory in ruling on mustang management plans

Mar. 29, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — In a rare legal victory for wild horse advocates, a judge has ruled U.S. land managers failed to adopt a legal herd management plan or conduct the necessary environmental review before 31 mustangs died during the roundup of more than 2,000 horses in Nevada last summer. ...

Sparks paying ex-police officer $525,000 to settle a free speech lawsuit over social media posts

Mar. 26, 2024 17:18 PM EDT

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The city of Sparks has agreed to a $525,000 settlement with a former police officer who filed a lawsuit in 2021 accusing the city of violating his free speech rights by suspending him for contentious comments he posted on his private social media account. George...

Energy Department conditionally approves $2.26 billion loan for huge lithium mine in Nevada

Mar. 15, 2024 19:36 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration has conditionally agreed to loan more than $2 billion to the company building a controversial lithium mine in Nevada with the largest known U.S. deposit of the metal critical to making batteries for electric vehicles key to his renewable...