Fernley sues state over local tax distributions
RENO (AP) — The city of Fernley has filed a federal lawsuit against Nevada officials, arguing it is being shortchanged in the distribution of various consolidated taxes. In its suit filed Friday is U.S. District Court in Reno, lawyers argue that Fernley is receiving substantially less money under the so-called “C-tax” distribution than other incorporated cities of similar size. It says in the last fiscal year, Fernley received a tax distributi...
Man arrested for threatening girlfriend, kids
SPARKS — A man was arrested Saturday evening for allegedly threatening his girlfriend and two children with a large butcher knife. Danny Edward Johnson, 57, has been charged with domestic battery, coercion with threats of violence, child endangerment and destruction of property. At about 6 p.m., Sparks police officers responded to the 1500 block of Gault Way where Johnson had gotten into an argument with his girlfriend. During the argument, Jo...