Rewards offered in two robberies
RENO — Secret Witness is offering rewards for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects in two separate armed robberies. A $1,500 reward is being offered for information about the armed robbery of the Delight Food Mart at 507 E. 4th St. At 9:30 p.m. Saturday, a man and a woman entered the store, produced a handgun, demanded money and took several other items. The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The sus...
Nevada backs $600K sponsorship of Reno Air Races
RENO — Nevada’s tourism commission approved a $600,000 sponsorship Thursday of Reno’s National Championship Air Races that organizers needed to meet soaring insurance costs and continue the annual event in September after a mass-casualty crash last year. The funding allows the Reno Air Racing Association to meet a Sept. 1 deadline for the final payment on the premium that jumped from $300,000 to $2 million after the crash on the edge of the gr...
Online poker could be just months away in Nevada
LAS VEGAS — Online poker could be just months away in Nevada, and Gov. Brian Sandoval said he’s comfortable state regulators are taking appropriate steps to license operators while protecting the public. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports playing Internet poker in Nevada could become a reality even before the 2013 Legislature considers several Gaming Policy Committee recommendations to tweak current state regulations covering interactive gam...