HealthWatch: Reno Putting Its Money On Disease Prevention

The United States will spend roughly $2.5 trillion this year on health care. Almost three-quarters of that is spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. But now, just across state line in Reno, there is a new approach: the city is putting its money on prevention.


A brush fire in Reno, Nevada scorched 6 square miles and forced at least 10,000 people to evacuate on January 19, 2012. (CBS)

Elderly Man Admits Accidentally Starting Reno Wildfire

An “extremely remorseful” elderly man admitted Friday that he accidentally started a brush fire that destroyed 29 homes near Reno.


A brush fire in Reno, Nevada scorched 6 square miles and forced at least 10,000 people to evacuate on January 19, 2012. (CBS)

10,000 Evacuated As Brush Fire Burns Toward Reno

About 10,000 people are evacuating their homes after wind gusts up to 82 mph pushed a fast-moving fire brush south of Reno, Nev., out of control.


Joseph Naso (L) during his first court appearance in San Rafael. (CBS)

Serial Killing Suspect Downplays ‘Rape Diary’ As ‘Fantasy’

Photos of two Yuba County women who were murdered in the 1990s were found in a safe deposit box belonging to Joseph Naso, the man accused of killing them and two Bay Area women, a Nevada detective testified Thursday morning.


P-51 Tail

Reno Air Races To Proceed Following Deadly Crash

The annual Reno air races are going to take place this September, despite a deadly crash that marred last year’s event.


A wildfire in Reno, Nevada forced 10,000 people from their homes on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

Homes Destroyed, Thousands Evacuated In Wind-Whipped Reno Fire

Reno Fire Chief Mike Hernandez said firefighters had largely contained the blaze that sent nearly 10,000 people from their homes in the middle of the night.


Jeffrey "Jethro" Pettigrew

Suspect In Murder Of San Jose Hells Angels President Arrested At UCSF

A man suspected of killing the San Jose Hells Angels motorcycle club president in a Nevada casino last week was apprehended by a University of California, San Francisco police officer Thursday night.

CBS San Francisco–09/30/2011

Jethro Pettigrew (Pettigrew Family)

Warrant Issued In Killing Of San Jose Hells Angels President

Police in California and Nevada are looking for a 53-year-old member of a motorcycle gang accused of killing the president of the San Jose chapter of the rival Hells Angels club at a casino.


Shooting at Sparks Nugget Casino

Officials ID Suspect In Nevada Slaying Of San Jose Hells Angel

The chief prosecutor in Reno said police have identified the rival gang member who killed the president of the Hells Angels’ San Jose chapter in a casino shootout last weekend.


Photos: Reno Air Race Tragedy

Death Toll Reaches 11 In Reno Air Races Disaster

An 11th person has died from injuries suffered in a plane crash that marked the nation’s deadliest air racing disaster, Reno police said Tuesday.





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