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Zouzoua scores 20 to lift Nevada past New Mexico 96-74

Jan. 25, 2020 11:01 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nisre Zouzoua had a season-high 20 points as Nevada stretched its home win streak to seven games, routing New Mexico 96-74 on Saturday. Zouzoua shot 6 for 7 on 3-pointers. Jalen Harris had 19 points and seven assists for Nevada (13-8, 6-3 Mountain West Conference). Zane Meeks added 13...

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,...

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2012, file photo, a snowboarder drops into a canyon at Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, Calif. Authorities say one person has died and one person is seriously injured, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, after an avalanche at the Northern California ski resort. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1

Jan. 17, 2020 9:30 PM EST

TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — A man killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort on Friday was remembered as an avid skier familiar with the picturesque mountains along the northern California and Nevada border. Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden, California, was caught in the avalanche that seriously...

This Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, photo provided by Sabra Newby shows a pigeon wearing a tiny sombrero in Reno, Nev., and discovered following sightings of its cowboy hat-wearing cousins in Las Vegas, a city manager said. Reno City Manager Sabra Newby tweeted about the bird, saying it's quirky and fun but still inhumane, KOLO-TV reported. It is the first known sighting of hat-wearing birds in the region, Washoe County Regional Animal Services officials said. The sighting comes after a pigeon in Las Vegas with a miniature cowboy hat glued to its head died earlier this week, animal officials said. (Sabra Newby via AP)

Pigeon wearing tiny sombrero discovered in Reno

Jan. 17, 2020 9:13 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pigeon wearing a tiny sombrero in Reno, Nevada, was discovered following sightings of its cowboy hat-wearing cousins in Las Vegas, a city manager said. Reno City Manager Sabra Newby tweeted about the bird Wednesday, saying it's quirky and fun but still inhumane, KOLO-TV reported. It is...

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015, file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, F-35C Lightning IIs, attached to the Grim Reapers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, and F/A-18E/F Super Hornets attached to the Naval Aviation Warfighter Development Center (NAWDC) fly over Naval Air Station Fallon's (NASF) Range Training Complex near Fallon, Nev. The U.S. Navy has concluded no significant environmental harm would result from its proposed tripling of the size of a Nevada bombing training range opposed by neighboring tribes, conservationists and at least one Democratic presidential candidate. (Lt. Cmdr. Darin Russell/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Navy review backs planned expansion of Nevada bombing range

Jan. 16, 2020 1:51 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has concluded no significant environmental harm would come from its proposed tripling of the size of a Nevada bombing training range, a massive expansion opposed by neighboring tribes, conservationists and at least one Democratic presidential candidate. Adding more than...

Nevada, other states part of $200K PayPal charity settlement

Jan. 14, 2020 3:41 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The attorneys general of Nevada and 20 other states have reached a $200,000 agreement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund Inc. to settle complaints over its handling of charitable contributions through the company's online fundraising platform. Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford said...

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at Sparks High School in Sparks, Nev., on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

Biden slams Trump on Iran policy, says he hurt US interests

Jan. 11, 2020 12:29 AM EST

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday blamed President Donald Trump's withdrawal from a nuclear agreement with Iran for the current instability in the Middle East and touted his own foreign policy experience as a key reason he's the Democrat with the best chance to unseat him in...

Seated, back row from left to right, former Chester County Sheriff's Lt. Johnny Neal, former Chief Deputy Robert Sprouse and suspended Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood await a bond hearing after being indicted on state charges of embezzlement and misconduct in office on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the Richland County Courthouse in Columbia, South Carolina. All three men also face federal charges. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

New charges against SC sheriff including pocketing overtime

Jan. 9, 2020 5:22 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A suspended South Carolina sheriff already facing federal charges was indicted Thursday on state charges that he took money meant to pay overtime for his deputies and had officers convert his barn into a flashy man cave while they were on the clock, prosecutors said. Chester County...

Johnson scores 34 to lead Nevada past Boise St. 83-66

Jan. 4, 2020 9:07 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jazz Johnson drained 8 of 12 3-pointers and scored 34 points, both career highs, and Nevada beat Boise State 83-66 on Saturday. Jalen Harris had 15 points for Nevada (10-5, 3-0 Mountain West Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory, and Lindsey Drew added 14 points and...

Harris scores 20 to lead Nevada over Colorado St. 67-61

Jan. 2, 2020 1:00 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jalen Harris scored 20 points and Nevada defeated Colorado State 67-61 on Wednesday night. Zane Meeks hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for Nevada (9-5, 2-0 Mountain West Conference). Nisre Zouzoua added 10 points. David Roddy had 17 points for the Rams (9-7, 0-3), Isaiah Stevens...