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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...

Killer of 4 Nevadans pleads guilty to final Carson charges

Nov. 24, 2021 14:22 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant who admitted killing four northern Nevadans in 2019 has entered guilty pleas to all remaining related charges in Carson City, the final piece of a plea deal that will spare him from the death penalty and send him to prison for life with no...

Fatal Las Vegas arson fire suspect arrested in Carson City

Nov. 18, 2021 13:43 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A 35-year-old transient accused of setting a Las Vegas house fire that killed his girlfriend has been arrested in Carson City on arson and homicide-related charges. Shyhelee Jamal Coleman was booked into the Carson City Jail Tuesday after Carson...

Martinez Guzman to enter final pleas in 2019 killing rampage

Nov. 15, 2021 14:39 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant who admitted killing four people in northern Nevada in 2019 is expected to plead guilty to all remaining related charges in Carson City Nov. 23 in the final leg of a plea deal that will spare him from the death penalty and send him to prison...

Charges filed in Carson City crash that killed 2, hurt 9

Nov. 12, 2021 15:07 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup that was towing an overweight boat down a steep mountain highway when he lost control and crashed into more than a half-dozen vehicles, killing two people and injuring nine others in Carson City. ...

Cole aims to be 1st trans politician to win a statewide race

Nov. 11, 2021 18:13 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Democrat Kimi Cole wants to become the country's first openly transgender politician elected to a statewide office. Cole, who chairs the Nevada Democratic Rural Caucus, announced plans to run for lieutenant governor in Nevada on Wednesday...

Reno Republican Don Tatro appointed to Nevada Senate

Nov. 10, 2021 16:18 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Local officials in northern Nevada on Wednesday appointed Reno Republican Donald Tatro to replace former Sen. Ben Kieckhefer, who resigned last month to accept an appointment to the Nevada Gaming Commission. Tatro, a mortgage lender who in the...

2 more guilty pleas from man who admitted killing 4 Nevadans

Nov. 09, 2021 20:41 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant who admitted fatally shooting four people in Nevada during a two-week rampage in 2019 pleaded guilty Tuesday to the remaining two killings as part of a deal with prosecutors that will spare him the death penalty. Wilber Ernesto...

Impairment suspected in fatal Nevada crash of motorcycles

Nov. 03, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol says a preliminary investigation indicates both motorcyclists were impaired when they collided in Silver Springs last week, killing a Carson City man. The patrol identified the victim Wednesday as 41-year-old Michael Lawson. ...

Suspect arrested in fatal Carson City hit-and-run, victim ID

Nov. 02, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A 36-year-old Reno man has been arrested as a suspect in a hit-and run crash that killed a pedestrian in Carson City last week. The Nevada Highway Patrol identified the victim Tuesday as 49-year-old Charles Hodges of Gardnerville. He was...