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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Nevada Opens Near Reno

Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Relief, between a sub shop and pizza place in Sparks, to be among the first to buy as much as a half-ounce of pot for $195.

07/31/2015

Flames from the Wragg Fire burning near Lake Berryessa on July 22, 2015. (CBS)

Wragg Fire Near Lake Berryessa Explodes In Size Overnight

A fast-moving wildfire in Napa and Solano counties has grown by 2,000 acres overnight and now has scorched over 9 square miles of countryside near Lake Berryessa.

07/23/2015

The Wragg Fire near Lake Berryessa. (CBS)

Wragg Fire Near Lake Berryessa Scorches 6,000 Acres, 200 Homes Evacuated

A fast-moving wildfire near Lake Berryessa has scorched at least 6,000 acres as of late Wednesday night, prompting the evacuations of nearly 200 homes.

07/22/2015

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Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

Latent fire sparked by lightning caused a 66-acre wildfire in Monterey County that was 90 percent contained Sunday evening, a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.

05/10/2015

The remains of a home burned to the ground in the Dog Rock Fire in Placer County. (CBS)

Yosemite Officials Say Sparks From Vehicle Started Wildfire That Killed Pilot; 5 Homes Destroyed

Yosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot’s death.

10/09/2014

Nicholas Wessel (Sparks, NV Police Dept.)

Richmond Man Accused Of Sex Assault, Child Porn After Allegedly Luring Teen Girls To Nevada

A Richmond man has been arrested for allegedly luring two teenage girls from California to Nevada and sexually assaulting one of them, police said Thursday.

05/08/2014

Authorities on the scene of a school shooting at a middle school in Sparks, Nevada on October 21, 2013. Police said a student killed teacher Michael Landsberry before killing himself. (CBS)

Officials Release Name Of Boy Who Shot Teacher Near Reno

City officials in Sparks, Nev., have released the name of the boy suspected of killing a middle school teacher and wounding two students before turning a gun on himself on a middle school campus.

10/24/2013

Authorities on the scene of a school shooting at a middle school in Sparks, Nevada on October 21, 2013. Police said a student killed teacher Michael Landsberry before killing himself. (CBS)

Boy Describes Terror Of Schoolyard Shooting Near Reno

Students cowered in fear and pleaded for their lives as a 12-year-old Nevada boy went on a schoolyard rampage with a handgun he brought from home, waving the weapon at frightened classmates and shooting a math teacher in the chest.

10/22/2013

Authorities on the scene of a school shooting at a middle school in Sparks, Nevada on October 21, 2013. Police said a student killed teacher Michael Landsberry before killing himself. (CBS)

Middle School Student Opens Fire, Kills Teacher And Himself Near Reno

A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate.

10/21/2013

Shooting at Sparks Nugget Casino

Gilroy Hells Angel Sentenced In Connection With 2011 Casino Shootout

A member of the San Jose Hells Angels motorcycle gang has been sentenced to 12.5 years in prison in connection with a 2011 shootout at a northern Nevada casino.

10/19/2013

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