21 lbs. pot in NHP drug bust on I-80 near Wells
ELKO (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol has arrested a 19-year-old California man found with 21 pounds of marijuana in his car during a weekend traffic stop on U.S. Interstate 80 near Wells. Trooper Jim Stewart says Omar Sanchez-Vera of Modesto was wanted on an outstanding felony drug warrant from Colorado. Troopers said they could smell the pot when they stopped him on Saturday. They took him into custody and an NHP K-9 did the rest. The Elko D...
1st suit filed in Vegas copter crash
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The first wrongful death lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Nevada on behalf of the families of a honeymooning couple from India killed in a Las Vegas sightseeing helicopter crash that also took the lives of the pilot and a Kansas couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. The civil lawsuit names Las Vegas-based Sundance Helicopters Inc., the operator of the twilight flight that crashed Dec. 7 near Lake Mead. “The families a...
All EU nations but UK open to joining new treaty
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Friday that 26 of its 27 member countries are open to joining a new treaty tying their finances together to solve the euro crisis. Only Britain remains opposed, creating a deep rift in the union. In marathon talks that lasted all night and into Friday, leaders of the 17 countries that use the euro gradually persuaded nearly all the other EU nations to consider joining the new treaty. Some countries may f...