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Police: Man sought in Reno shooting arrested in New Mexico

Jan. 25, 2020 12:09 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man sought in Reno, Nevada, in a shooting in which a stray bullet injured a teenage girl has been arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico, officials said. The U.S. Marshals Service located and arrested 31-year-old Carl Collins on Friday, Reno police said. Collins is accused of shooting at...

Police: Reno crash victim fatally shot, suspect arrested

Jan. 24, 2020 8:07 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police have arrested a 34-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of a man who was found dead in his vehicle following a crash a few blocks from the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center. Daniel Munoz of Reno was being held Friday without bail in the Washoe County Jail on an open murder...

Reno couple plead guilty in death of 5-year-old girl

Jan. 24, 2020 6:27 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno couple has pleaded guilty to murder charges in the torturous death of the man's 5-year-old daughter who police say was handcuffed in an animal cage and starved before she died and they stashed her emaciated body in a duffel bag found in a California storage unit. Averyauna Enoch...

This undated photo shows the regulation-sized half basketball court at the $20,000-per-night Hardwood Suite at The Palms hotel-casino in Las Vegas. The two-story suite also includes a hidden whiskey room, a game room with pool and poker tables, multiple big-screen TVs, a fully-stocked 16-seat bar and a dining table for 10 guests. On this court, the butler keeps score. (Ed Komenda/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

Hardwood Suite provides $20K hoop dream experience in Vegas

Jan. 24, 2020 6:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — On this court, the butler keeps score. This is the Hardwood Suite in Fantasy Tower of The Palms, a $20,000-per-night hotel stay that comes with full butler service — and a regulation basketball court. It's a spot reserved for high-net-worth casino players, celebrities and...

Nevada initiative spurs proposals for 2,000 housing units

Jan. 23, 2020 7:42 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An initiative in Nevada to build more affordable housing has spurred proposals for more than 2,000 new housing units in Reno, but not all have been deemed affordable, city officials said. The deadline for Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve's “1,000 homes in 120 days” initiative...

Nevada lawmakers studying pretrial release of jail detainees

Jan. 23, 2020 4:22 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — About 90 percent of jail detainees in Nevada are held in just two facilities — the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas and the Washoe County jail in Reno. That’s what a panel of Nevada lawmakers learned Tuesday as they began studying rules for pretrial release...

Harris scores 28, Nevada beats UNLV 86-72

Jan. 23, 2020 1:42 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jalen Harris had 28 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals and Nevada beat UNLV 86-72 on Wednesday night. Jazz Johnson added 19 points, Lindsey Drew scored 14 and Nisre Zouzoua 11 for Nevada. UNLV's Nick Blair made two free throws to open the scoring but the Wolf Pack (12-8,...

Nevada man sentenced for trafficking in endangered species

Jan. 23, 2020 12:38 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 51-year-old Nevada man who admitted illegally trafficking endangered African lion and leopard parts has been ordered to serve a total of 60 days in federal custody and complete 100 hours of community service for a wildlife conservation group. U.S. District Judge Robert C. Jones...

This undated booking photo from the Washoe County Sheriff's Office shows Reginald Dean Miller. Miller, 39, who pleaded guilty in Reno, Nev., to drug trafficking and threatening a witness, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Miller, of Stockton, Calif., pleaded guilty in November to preventing or dissuading a witness from testifying at his pending trial on a charge of trafficking methamphetamine and heroin. Washoe County District Judge Lynne Simons said at last week's sentencing he must serve at least four years in prison before he's eligible for parole. (Washoe County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Drug-trafficker in Reno who threatened witness gets 10 years

Jan. 22, 2020 5:50 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 39-year-old California man who pleaded guilty in Reno to drug trafficking and threatening a witness has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Reginald Miller of Stockton pleaded guilty in November to preventing or dissuading a witness from testifying at his pending trial on a charge of...

County merging Washoe Valley fire stations south of Reno

Jan. 22, 2020 2:02 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County Board of Fire Commissioners has approved the consolidation of two fire stations in Washoe Valley south of Reno to help redirect resources to under-served areas in the valleys north of town. The board also voted Tuesday to spend nearly $3.5 million to purchase five new...