CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- One person is dead and investigators are searching for answers following a plane crash several miles east of Carson City in the Pinion Hills area. According to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, just before 2 P.M. approximately on Sunday afternoon, the Sheriffs Office was informed by a Sheriff's Aero Squadron pilot that during
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Officials: Powerful 6.9 earthquake strikes off the coast of Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 9:18 p.m. PDT about four miles beneath the Pacific seabed. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a statement on the quake, but not a watch or an advisory, they say there is no tsunami danger from the
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada point guard Deonte Burton has been named the Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Wolf Pack to a pair of victories, including a 76-72 come-from-behind win over rival UNLV after trailing by 17 points. The senior from Los Angeles averaged 24.5 points and seven rebounds in the wins over
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — The Horizon Casino Resort at Stateline will close April 1 for multi-million-dollar renovations. Brothers Jon and David Park of Neva One LLC, which recently acquired the property, say they want to bring the 539-room hotel and casino up to current standards. The resort on Lake Tahoe's south shore opened as Del Webb's Sahara Tahoe in 1965.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday Californians. Starting next year, the law will force distributors of gasoline, natural gas, propane and other consumer fuels into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The military pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a training exercise in Nevada has been identified as Marine Capt. Reid Nannen. The Los Angeles Times reports that Marine Aircraft Group 12 released the 32-year-old pilot's name on Saturday. Nannen died when the F/A-18C went down March 1 on a Navy range training complex east of
NEW YORK (AP) — The stylish combat film "300: Rise of an Empire" topped the box office with a strong debut of $45.1 million seven years after the original "300" became an unlikely sensation. According to studio estimates Sunday, the "300" sequel opened well below the $70.9 debut of Zac Snyder's 2007 original. But the 3-D "Rise of an Empire"
SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) --Just before 5 p.m. on Sunday March 9, members of the Sparks Police Department responded to the report of an Armed Robbery at the Safe Mini-Mart located at 1140 Rock Blvd. Sparks, Nevada. The victim, a clerk working at the store, told officers that around 4:20 pm a Black or Hispanic male adult entered the
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A 19-year-old Sparks man has been arrested after allegedly leaving the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian. Police say James Garoutte is charged with suspicion of fleeing the scene but is not at fault for running over a man who was lying in the road on Rock Boulevard on March 1. Investigators say one driver
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Elko County has joined a half dozen other rural Nevada counties that are not ready to close the door on proposals to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain. The county commission approved a resolution on Wednesday to reopen discussions about the nuke waste repository long opposed by Nevada's governor and congressional delegation. Nye County Commissioner Dan