Firefighters gained the upper hand Friday on a destructive wildfire burning near Reno, Nevada, though concerns quickly turned to possible flooding from an impending storm.
A fast-moving brush fire burning just south of Reno, Nevada, on Thursday prompted evacuations, closed a major highway and led the governor of Nevada to declare a state of emergency.
A fast-moving brush fire burning just south of Reno, Nevada, led the state's governor a to declare a state of emergency.
Foreclosure filings and repossessions fell to their lowest level since 2007 last year.
Despite a year that saw 11 deaths at the Reno Air Races in Nevada and five performers die at air shows elsewhere, federal regulators and air show organizers Tuesday vouched for the safety of the system, saying U.S. air show rules are stricter than those in other countries and do not need major revision.
Nearly four months after a P-51 Mustang veered out of control and slammed into spectators at the Reno, Nevada, air races -- killing 11 people, injuring scores of others and jeopardizing the future of the event -- race organizers Wednesday said the show will go on.
Investigators suspect arson in a fire that heavily damaged a small post office in rural western Nevada Sunday morning, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said.
Firefighters in Nevada have fully contained a wildfire that engulfed dozens of homes and burned nearly 2,000 acres, an incident commander said Monday.
Firefighters in Reno, Nevada, have contained 80% of a wildfire there and expect to have it nearly completely contained by day's end, officials said Saturday.
A fast-moving wildfire swept through Reno on Friday, killing at least one person and damaging up to 25 homes, officials said.
The family of a spectator killed in an air race crash in September has filed suit, claiming the Reno, Nevada, crash was not a "freak accident," but was "the predictable result of a reckless drive for speed by a risk-taking pilot and crew, coupled with an insatiable drive for profit" by race organizers.
A brawl between motorcycle club members at a western Nevada casino devolved into a gunfight that left one person dead and two wounded, police said Saturday.
Nurse Julie Morgan says traumatic amputations were among the serious injuries resulting from the Reno air race crash.
In their first official report on the Reno air race crash earlier this month, federal accident investigators on Friday noted evidence that a small piece of the plane's tail separated shortly before the crash.
An 11th person has died because of injuries sustained in the crash Friday at an air race at Reno, Nevada, an official with the Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office said Tuesday.
Authorities have identified seven of the 10 people who died following a crash at an air show in Reno, Nevada, on Friday.
David Wilson recorded video as a P-51 Mustang nose-dived and crashed into spectators at a Reno air race.
The small, World War II-era plane that crashed Friday during a Reno, Nevada, air race was equipped with data and video recording devices that investigators hope to use to help determine what happened and why.
Events at a West Virginia air show were canceled for a second day Sunday after a crash a day earlier that killed a stunt pilot, show organizers said.
The number of people killed when a pilot lost control of his vintage plane and crashed into spectators during an air race over Reno, Nevada, rose to nine Saturday.
Crashes had whittled the expected field from 22 to five, with wreckage from at least a dozen aircraft at one point strewn about the French airfield.
A man who once appeared discreetly as a stunt pilot in movies became the center of national attention after a crash at a Nevada air show.
Ben Cissell tells Anderson Cooper that a pilot made a last-minute attempt to save lives at a Nevada air show.
It remained unclear why a man opened fire at a Nevada IHOP restaurant and killed four people, including three Nevada National Guard members, before turning the gun on himself, authorities said Wednesday.
The Carson City, Nevada, Sheriff's Office says the IHOP shooter had no criminal history but a history of mental illness.
Residents of smaller towns get into auto wrecks less often than their counterparts in bigger cities, according to Allstate's seventh annual "America's Best Drivers Report."
Gas prices fell 11 cents over the past two weeks, part of a downward slide likely to continue in the coming weeks, the publisher of a new survey said Sunday.
Six people were killed when a tractor-trailer truck hit an Amtrak passenger train east of Reno, Nevada.
The site of a deadly truck-train collision east of Reno, Nevada, remained shut Saturday as federal accident investigators examined the scene, a state trooper said.
A semi collided with an Amtrak train east of Reno, Nevada, on Friday, killing two people, officials said.
At a Connecticut gas station, gas prices have climbed up to 4.99 per gallon, though you get a free drink when you pump.
Unable to contact the control tower, a medical flight lands without help in Reno, NV. The 6th such instance in 2011.
A Reno, Nevada, man is charged with four counts of murder in the deaths of four northern California women dating back more than three decades, authorities said Tuesday.
Heavy metal madman and reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne canceled a show in Reno, Nevada, Sunday night due to a "sudden illness," the concert promoter said.
The number of foreclosure notices filed in November plunged 21%, the biggest month-over-month drop ever recorded by RealtyTrac, the online foreclosure marketer. Filings fell 14% compared with November 2009.
RENO, Nev. -- At one point Friday afternoon, when Alabama jumped to a 21-0 lead on No. 2 Auburn, it looked like Boise State might be playing for a spot in the BCS Championship Game. The Tigers rallied and won. Later Friday, No. 1 Oregon trailed 19-14 at halftime to Arizona. Again, a glimmer of hope opened up for the Broncos. The Ducks wound up winning 48-29.
A gunman who opened fire on his co-workers at a Walmart in Reno, Nevada, was arrested without incident Friday after a six-hour standoff with authorities, Reno police said.
Stretching more than four feet, the feline takes Guinness World Record
The National Championship Air Races and Air Show began their 47th year of competition and performance this week in Reno, Nevada.
The weak economy and continued high unemployment has kept housing markets cool. As a result, the median price of a single-family home crept up just 1.5% to $176,900 in the second quarter, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors.
At least three people were killed and 16 injured -- four of them critically -- after a sports utility vehicle collided with a van carrying members of the California Baptist University's cross-country team, officials said Tuesday.
More than 20% of the nation's mortgage borrowers owe more than their homes are worth.
Almost 300 firefighters battled nine wild fires in Lassen County in northeast California, late Saturday night after storms and lightning came through the area, authorities said.
Flying through the sky at 210 mph, his airplane careening out of control, the water below approaching rapidly, Adilson Kindlemann was in trouble.
A Washoe County, Nevada, jury Wednesday sentenced a Nevada pipe fitter to death for the killing of a 19-year-old student in a string of attacks that rattled the university community in Reno two years ago.
A Nevada man was found guilty Thursday of raping and strangling a 19-year-old student in a string of attacks that rattled the university community in Reno two years ago.
The slaying of Brianna Denison was one of our first cold cases -- one that has resulted in an arrest.
The East L.A. math instructor who pushed his students to excel was 79
Hoteliers in Las Vegas are slashing prices, making the city a destination for budget travelers.
You can already gamble at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, and soon you may be able to buy a bottle of wine, or something stronger, as you're waiting to pick up your luggage after a flight.
Several large circus tents previously used by Cirque du Soleil are on their way to Haiti to be used as a temporary headquarters for the Port-au-Prince government, according to the man donating them.
When you're in a relationship -- and have been for quite some time -- you and your love bird are bound to have gone on all the usual dates many, many times over.
A medical helicopter crashed early Saturday near Doyle, California, killing all three people on board, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.
Fifteen years before the girl was held captive in the shed, there was the woman in the warehouse -- and at least one other woman who escaped capture.
It plays second fiddle to Las Vegas and ugly duckling to Lake Tahoe, but it's my kind of town. The biggest little city in the world is Reno, Nev., and if you've never been there, you've never been anywhere.
One person was killed and another 25 injured Saturday when a commuter bus leaving a Reno, Nevada, resort crashed, California transportation officials said.
Voters in Cleveland, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Reno, Nevada, will wake Friday morning to a new radio advertisement calling on them to urge their Republican senators to support President Obama's stimulus plan.
A former Marine and suspected serial rapist pleaded not guilty this week to raping and murdering 19-year-old college student Brianna Denison.
A call to the Secret Witness tip line helped police break CNN's first featured cold case: the slaying of college student Brianna Denison, investigators say.
Nancy Grace reports on murdered 19-year-old co-ed Brianna Denison.
Police in Reno, Nevada, say they have solved one of their most haunting cold cases, arresting a construction worker in the slaying of 19-year-old college student Brianna Denison.
A storm dropped as much as 15 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada, hastening the state of the ski season but bogging down traffic
An air tanker being used to drop retardant on a wildfire in the Sierra Nevada crashed after taking off for its last flight of the day, killing all three crew members
A fast-moving brush fire has destroyed at least one home and damaged several others in a neighborhood in Reno, Nev
Dennis Haysbert likes to believe his portrayal as the first African-American U.S. president on Fox's 24 may have helped pave the way for Barack Obama
Authorities have arrested 389 members of prostitution operations and removed 21 juveniles from sex-selling ring.
In a series of raids, authorities have arrested more than 300 members of prostitution operations and removed 21 juveniles from sex-selling rings, the FBI announced Wednesday.
Experts are mystified by a "swarm" of earthquakes hitting Reno, Nevada.
Residents clean up after a magnitude 4.7 earthquake causes minor damage in Reno, Nevada.
High winds make it difficult for crews to contain a two-thousand acre wildfire near the Grand Canyon.
A serial rapist may be stalking a Nevada campus and students are taking measures to defend themselves.
Candles illuminated the somber faces of hundreds of people who gathered Friday night near the University of Nevada-Reno for a vigil to remember slain college student Brianna Denison.
Looking back, I wish my parents, Tom and Jean Cafferty, had been emotionally equipped to do a better job of looking out for my younger brother, Terry, and me. It's bad enough when the rich, powerful, and arrogant people we put in office tilt the playing field against citizens striving to make an honest go of it. This makes me want to scream, or at least rant for a few minutes a day on CNN. Sadly, the demons my parents had to fight when I was growing up weren't the kind you get to vote out of office every couple of years. They were there with us at home.
Republicans have won eight of the last 10 presidential elections in Nevada, but the state is increasingly becoming a battleground in presidential politics.
After a lull toward the end of 2007, gas prices shot back up nearly ten cents a gallon over the past three weeks, crossing the $3 mark again, according to a survey published Sunday.
I-Reporter Denny Berry recalls what happened when the levee near Reno, Nevada broke.
Canadian miner Meridian Gold Inc. agreed to be acquired by Yamana Gold Inc. after the gold miner further raised its hostile takeover bid to about $3.56 billion, the companies said Monday.
Guys, I'm so dedicated I'm going to catch the ball with my face. -- Kevin, Paducah, Ky.
These are some of the facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting. As of 2006, the murder rate was up by 6.7% in cities of a million or more. Some of the cities where that increase took place: • Phoenix • Miami • San Diego • Oakland, California • Corpus Christi, Texas • Grand Rapids, Michigan • Reno, Nevada • Little Rock, Arkansas Overall crime was up nationwide by 1.3% in 2006 Robberies rose 6% in 2006 Rapes dropped 2% in 2006 Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation
American Bob Estes grabbed the lead but Japan's Yusaku Miyazato captured the spotlight in the Reno-Tahoe Open second round in Reno, Nevada on Friday.
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