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Competency hearing for suspect in Vegas homeless stabbings

Oct. 12, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man charged with knife attacks on four homeless people, including two who died, will have his mental competency reviewed. Court documents show 33-year-old Christopher Martell is scheduled for a mental competency hearing next month. ...

Smoke from California wildfires closes schools in Reno area

Sep. 14, 2022 12:10 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in Northern California has prompted public school officials to close most campuses to in-person instruction Wednesday in the Reno and Sparks area. Washoe County School District officials cited current hazardous air quality, National Weather...