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Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Burning Man Crowd In Nevada Near Capacity

A federal official said Saturday that gate management at Burning Man was tightened when organizers got close to a permitted capacity of 68,000.

08/31/2013

Rim Fire Continues To Burn Near Yosemite National Park

Rim Fire 33% Contained, Leaves Tourists To Sierra In Quandary

The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear intent to go through with their vacations.

08/29/2013

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Magnitude 4.2 Quake Strikes Near Reno, Felt In Northern California

A 4.2 earthquake was felt near Reno on Monday. The quake was felt by residents in the Reno and Sparks area at 5:51 p.m. local time.

08/26/2013

Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital, Nevada (CBS)

San Francisco To Sue Nevada Over Psychiatric Patient ‘Dumping’

San Francisco is threatening to sue Nevada for allegedly giving some 500 poor psychiatric patients one-way bus tickets to California.

08/20/2013

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Bigger Crowd Will Be Allowed At This Year’s Burning Man Festival

Federal land managers have issued Burning Man organizers a four-year special recreation permit that allows a peak population of 68,000 on the northern Nevada desert this year. Last year’s limit was 60,900.

07/27/2013

Mudslide along westbound I-80 at the California-Nevada border. (CBS)

I-80 Reopens After Mudslide Near California-Nevada Border

A mudslide triggered by summertime rainstorms late Thursday afternoon closed westbound Interstate 80 about four miles west of the California-Nevada border, according to the California Department of Transportation.

07/25/2013

Socialite Amber Marie Bentley, seen here on opening night for the San Francisco Opera on September 11, 2009. (Photo courtesy: Red Carpert Bay Area.)

San Francisco Socialite Found Dead In Nevada Apartment

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a San Francisco businesswoman, jewelry designer and socialite whose body was found in her Nevada apartment.

07/25/2013

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial In Las Vegas Court - Day 2

O.J. Simpson Set To Face Nevada Parole Board On Kidnapping Conviction

O.J. Simpson goes before a Nevada parole panel Thursday to plead for leniency in his 2008 kidnapping and robbery case, but even a favorable decision won’t spring the former football star from prison.

07/25/2013

Shooting at Sparks Nugget Casino

Gilroy Hells Angel Member Pleads Guilty In Nevada Casino Shootout

A member of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang has accepted a plea deal, just as he and a member of a rival gang were about to go on trial for murder charges stemming from a 2011 shootout at a northern Nevada casino.

07/22/2013

A man tries out Google Glass.

New Jersey, Nevada Casinos Ban Google Glasses

Casinos in New Jersey and Nevada are among those forbidding gamblers from wearing Google Glass, the tiny eyeglasses-mounted device capable of shooting photos, filming video and surfing the Internet.

06/05/2013

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