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Hunter finds remote body; Elko sheriff suspects homicide

Oct. 22, 2021 21:11 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an apparent homicide in northeast Nevada after a hunter found a decomposing body in a remote area in northeast of Elko. Detectives identified the victim as a female after they were called to the scene in Coal Mine...

Reno, Sparks detectives both shot at man killed near US 395

Oct. 22, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two police detectives fired shots at a suspect who was killed this week after he fled officers at a high speed and crashed into an unmarked police unit on a highway ramp just north of Reno, the Washoe County sheriff's office said Friday Richard Thomas,...

Column: F1 takes another run at conquering America

Oct. 22, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

Formula One has been down this road before. In the 1970s and ‘80s, the world’s most popular form of auto racing looked like the next big thing in the United States. Mario Andretti won a world championship. Three grand prix races were held in a...

Wet storm with wind, rain, snow heading into Sierra Nevada

Oct. 22, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A wet prewinter storm is expected to bring heavy rain, snow and wind to Lake Tahoe and northern Nevada this weekend, with possible flooding on wildfire-scarred mountain hillsides. The National Weather Service said Friday an “atmospheric river” is...

Nevada lawmakers: $1 state DMV refunds to be made in-person

Oct. 22, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers have decided that motorists who want refunds of a $1-per-transaction surcharge that courts decided was unconstitutionally authorized in 2020 will have to go in-person to state Department of Motor Vehicles offices. The state...

Bellagio in Vegas showing 11 Picasso works before auction

Oct. 22, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks will be on display Friday and Saturday at a Las Vegas Strip resort, ahead of a Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art auction that host Sotheby’s estimates could fetch a combined $100 million. The nine paintings and two ceramic...

Nevada governor found at-fault in weekend crash in Las Vegas

Oct. 21, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was found at-fault, and he and another driver were each ticketed for traffic infractions following a two-car crash during the weekend in Las Vegas, according to a police report. The Democratic governor, who was driving alone...

Las Vegas man charged with voting twice in November 2020

Oct. 21, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas businessman is facing criminal charges of voting twice in the November 2020 election, including with his dead wife’s ballot, Nevada state Attorney General Aaron Ford announced Thursday. Donald “Kirk” Hartle, 55, faces two felony...

Kenyan Drake provides dual-threat opportunities for Raiders

Oct. 21, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Philadelphia coach Nick Sirianni is very fond of Raiders running back Kenyan Drake. Drake has always been a case study for Sirianni, who with his coaching staff studies five players at different skill positions at the end of each season. ...

F1 title fight could take big swing in U.S and Mexico

Oct. 21, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Grand Prix is not a must-win race for Lewis Hamilton, and the seven-time champion brushed off such a suggestion Thursday even as he trails Max Verstappen in the title fight and his rival should be favored at Mexico City in the next round. ...