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Bundy family, supporters file complaints against federal agents

Members of Cliven Bundy’s family and their supporters gathered at Las Vegas police headquarters Friday to file police reports against federal agents and others involved in last month’s failed cattle roundup. About two dozen people filed reports alleging crimes ranging from assault and threats with a deadly weapon to impersonating a police officer.

Tahoe man dies in crash through garage, down cliff

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man at Lake Tahoe who apparently drove a vehicle through the back wall of his residential garage and down an embankment near Zephyr Cove.

Officials push to amend Nevada’s controversial sex offender law

Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore on Thursday said she would use one of her bill drafts in the next legislative session to rework the state’s controversial sex offender law that was adopted to comply with a federal act.

Federal cattle roundup spurs Bunkerville rancher to file criminal complaint

Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy is continuing his feud against the Bureau of Land Management for last month’s roundup of his cattle on public land on the Gold Butte range, saying he will file a criminal complaint Friday morning with the Metropolitan Police Department based on the federal agency’s actions.

Fallen officers honored at memorial

Officers killed in the line of duty were honored in the 17th Annual Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony Thursday in Carson City. Three men were added to this year’s commemorative service, including: Metro Officer David Vanbuskirk, Southern Pacific Railroad Police Watchman Jose Sancedo and Watchman John Montague.

NV Energy proposes shutting three of four Reid Gardner coal-fired units

NV Energy south is proposing to close three of its four Reid Gardner coal-fired units generating electricity in Southern Nevada by the end of this year as part of a filing made Thursday with the Public Utilities Commission.

Heller pleads for House GOP to act on jobless benefits

With time growing short and the numbers of long-term unemployed workers growing long, senators on Thursday stepped up a call for House leaders to act on a bill to restore federal jobless benefits that expired in December.

Remains of Vietnam vet missing since 1980 found in Northern Nevada

Northern Nevada sheriff’s deputies are investigating the suspected murder of a highly-decorated Vietnam vet whose remains were found in a septic tank near Virginia City almost 34 years after he disappeared.

Reno moves forward with firefighter layoffs

The Reno City Council authorized the layoffs of 35 firefighters after a federal grant that was used to fund those positions last year was not renewed.

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