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FALLON, Nev. (AP) — The Navy said last night that pilot died when a fighter jet crashed during a training exercise in western Nevada a day earlier. Officials say it took rescue crews several hours to reach the site of Saturday's crash on a Navy range training complex east of Naval Air Station Fallon because of a snow storm and mountainous, remote terrain. The pilot's name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Caesars Entertainment is selling four properties to a separate unit that it controls for about $1.8 billion as it restructures its debt. The sale of Bally's Las Vegas and the other three properties is valued by the company at about $2.2 billion, when debt and renovations at the Quad Resort & Casino are included. Caesars said today that it expects a deeper net loss in the fourth quarter.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — There's a whole lot of shakin' going on at the University of Nevada, Reno. UNR's seismic simulation facility became the largest in the U.S. and second largest in the world last week with an expansion that included moving three new 27-ton shake table tops into the school's new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Cameron Bairstow scored 22 points to help No. 25 New Mexico to its fifth straight win, a 72-58 victory over Nevada yesterday. The Lobos remain tied for first place in the Mountain West Conference with No. 13 San Diego State. Deonte Burton and Cole Huff had 15 points each for the Wolf Pack, who led 31-17 but were outscored 10-0 over the last 4:28 of the first half.
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