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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $290,000 to four tellers in Nevada to settle a sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The lawsuit accused a female manager and female teller at a Reno bank of subjecting the four women to a sexually hostile work environment.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is getting more than $11 million in federal transportation money to help build a bypass around Boulder City. Gov. Brian Sandoval says the federal money will take the place of state funds in the project. Early estimates put the project price tag at about $600 million. The bypass could become part of a proposed Interstate 11.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A Henderson 19-year-old has been indicted on charges that he exploded a 55-gallon drum of diesel in a high school graduation party bonfire. Several people were severely burned when Michael Boyd Jr. allegedly ignited the drum June 9 in a remote desert area after commencement at Basic High School.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Elko County Sheriff Jim Pitts says a jail inmate who claims he was nearly beaten to death by three other inmates started the fight and wasn't a victim, as he claims. Former inmate Ryan Fosmo is seeking more than $50,000 in damages in a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing jail guards of idly standing by while the other inmates beat him on Sept. 10, 2012.
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