Bill would require more breathalyzers in cars
More of Nevada’s drunken driving offenders would have ignition interlock devices on their cars if a new bill passes, but some say the alcohol-detection technology is a cookie-cutter fix that’s not appropriate in many drunken driving cases.
Stars and Strikes
The Special Olympics National Unified Tournament (SONUT) was held earlier this week at the National Bowling Stadium in downtown Reno to kick off the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Open Championships, which begins today.
Armed with information
Parents of Washoe County School District (WCSD) students spent Tuesday evening learning how to keep their children out of gangs and to recognize the signs that their child might be interested in joining a gang.
Nev. bill gives low-level felons early parole shot
District attorneys say there's a glut of felons in Nevada prisons — arrested for stealing food from Walmart or clothes from T.J. Maxx, for example — who are charged with felony burglary that carries a sentence of one to 10 years in prison.
Bill seeks to tax bottled water
CARSON CITY — A bill introduced Tuesday would open the door in Nevada for taxes on bottled water and the jugs delivered to the office water cooler. Democratic Assemblyman Tick Segerblom of Las Vegas is sponsoring AB218, which would exclude bottled water from the tax-exempt category of food. Current law allows taxes only on alcoholic beverages, tonics, vitamins, and prepared food intended for immediate consumption. It keeps taxes off food that ...