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Sept. 20 trial for immigrant accused of 4 Nevada killings

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 21-year-old Salvadoran immigrant who faces the possibility of the death penalty if convicted of killing four northern Nevadans during a two-week crime rampage in January 2019 is no...

Athletes to retrace Sierra escape of Donner Party survivors

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pair of backcountry endurance athletes who became obsessed with the Donner Party spent the last seven years researching and exploring the Sierra on foot to try to pinpoint the fina...

Officials: Rodents likely destroyed rare plants at mine

RENO, Nev. (AP) — DNA evidence suggests rodents destroyed part of an area of an extremely rare desert wildflower being considered for endangered species protection at a contentious mine site in Nevada...

Wildfire destroys multiple Reno homes; hundreds threatened

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds destroyed or damaged about 12 homes and buildings in a Reno neighborhood and forced the evacuation of hundreds more on the edge of the S...

Wildfire destroys multiple Reno homes; hundreds threatened

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds destroyed several homes in a Reno neighborhood Tuesday and forced the evacuation of hundreds more on the edge of the Sierra Nevada footh...

New appeal to Nevada Supreme Court in four 2019 killings

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lawyers for a 21-year-old Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four northern Nevada residents last year are asking the state Supreme Court to again overturn a judge’s ruling allow...

Nevada dam changes give rare trout new life 115 years later

WADSWORTH, Nev. (AP) — U.S. and tribal officials are celebrating completion of a $34 million fish bypass system at a Nevada dam that will allow a threatened trout species to return to some of its nati...

Tahoe ski resort reverses parking policy after legal fights

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Free parking, as precious to some skiers as virgin mountain powder, has returned to one Lake Tahoe resort but not before its corporate owner waged an expensive year-long legal battle...

Lawsuit seeks emergency listing of rare Nevada wildflower

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Environmentalists are suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to try to force the emergency listing of a rare wildflower as an endangered species after much of its population was de...

Massive damage of rare plants probed at Nevada mine site

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State and federal authorities are investigating the mysterious loss of a significant swath of a rare desert wildflower that’s being considered for federal protection at a contentious...

Judge considers delaying Nevada quadruple homicide trial

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Public defenders are trying to persuade a judge to indefinitely postpone the trial for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four northern Nevadans because COVID-19 travel restri...

Trump pushes into Nevada, questions integrity of election

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — Kicking off a Western swing, President Donald Trump barreled into Nevada for the weekend, looking to expand his path to victory while unleashing a torrent of unsubstantiated claims...

Trump looks west, eyeing new paths to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing for new roads to reelection, President Donald Trump will go on offense this weekend in Nevada, a state that hasn’t supported a Republican presidential candidate since 2004. ...

Nevada church resumes court battle over COVID-19 rules

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A rural Nevada church is trying again to persuade the 9th U.S. Circuit of Appeals that the state's 50-person cap on religious gatherings is unconstitutional. Lawyer...

SEC complaint filed over mine that could threaten rare plant

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists have filed a complaint with the Securities Exchange Commission accusing an Australian mining company of misleading investors about how soon it might start building a...