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Sherfield leads Nevada past Pepperdine 79-66

Dec. 01, 2021 00:53 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Grant Sherfield had 24 points and 10 assists as Nevada beat Pepperdine 79-66 on Tuesday night. Desmond Cambridge Jr. added 21 points for the Wolf Pack. Cambridge Jr. also had six rebounds. The Wolf Pack was without coach Steve Alford, who tested...

Hit-and-run crash led to trooper-involved shooting near Reno

Nov. 30, 2021 15:02 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County sheriff’s office says the man who was shot last week by a Nevada State Police trooper under an I-580 overpass south of Reno was a suspect in a hit-and-run crash who refused to surrender. The sheriff’s office says the suspect is...

Lessons learned from the fire that almost destroyed Tahoe

Nov. 28, 2021 04:11 AM EST

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The devastation starts on the western slope. Many of the cabins that once lined the highway between here and Sacramento are now gone. Instead, brick and stone chimneys stand sentinel, visible through blackened toothpick trees that dot the mountainsides. Gray...

Nevada trooper shoots, wounds suspect in hit-and-run crash

Nov. 26, 2021 10:31 AM EST

RENIO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a hit-and-run suspect was hospitalized after being shot and wounded by a Nevada State Police trooper in an area between Reno and Carson City. The State Police said the incident occurred Wednesday when a trooper encountered the suspect...

Cash coming to Tahoe animal center where burned cub escaped

Nov. 26, 2021 10:07 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Private donors' new pledge to match $500,000 in contributions for a $1 million-expansion at a Lake Tahoe wildlife rescue center is bringing smiles back to staff and volunteers, who have been on an emotional rollercoaster since a bear cub being treated for severe wildfire...

Settlement: Old toxic cables to be removed from Lake Tahoe

Nov. 25, 2021 15:50 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — AT&T’s Pac Bell subsidiary has settled a lawsuit conservationists filed under a U.S. law more typically cited in Superfund cases, agreeing to spend up to $1.5 million to remove 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) of toxic telephone cables that were abandoned on the bottom of...

Nevada Air Guard to deploy for overseas airlift mission

Nov. 23, 2021 13:51 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Members and aircraft from the Nevada Air National Guard are set to deploy following the Thanksgiving holiday for an overseas assignment with the military’s U.S. Africa Command Area of Responsibility. The Reno-based 152nd Airlift Wing, known as the...

Nevada prisons: 76% of corrections workers had vaccine shots

Nov. 22, 2021 09:09 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — More than three-fourths of the state's corrections workers are either partially or fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to figures from the Nevada Department of Corrections. The state’s mandate starts to go into effect this month. The latest...

Sparks Democrat Julia Ratti resigns from Nevada Senate

Nov. 20, 2021 13:48 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Julia Ratti of Sparks has resigned from the Legislature. Ratti said Friday on Twitter that she was stepping down immediately because her family is moving out of her district and because she wants to simplify her life and focus on...

Hughes, Air Force beat Nevada 41-39 in 3OT

Nov. 20, 2021 01:54 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — DeAndre Hughes rushed for a school-record 279 yards — scoring two touchdowns and adding a successful 2-point conversion run in the third overtime — to lift Air Force to a 41-39 victory over Nevada in Mountain West Conference play on Friday night....