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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a resident is dead after a home invasion in Las Vegas last night. Police tell KVVU-TV that two suspects tried to break into a home when two residents confronted them. The station reports there was an exchange of gunfire that left one of the residents dead. Authorities say one person was detained and they were looking for a second.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal forecasters say severe drought or worse will continue into next year across much of the West, including most of Nevada and practically all of California. The National Weather Service is predicting below-normal precipitation and normal or above-normal temperatures in the week ahead, and experts say the three-year drought isn't likely to be relieved in October, November and December.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say they're looking for a driver and a tractor-trailer that ran over and killed an apparently homeless man sleeping beneath it in downtown Las Vegas. Police say the 50-year-old man was found dead yesterday in a parking lot at Sixth Street and Stewart Avenue. He wasn't immediately identified. Police say it's not known if the driver realized what had happened.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ironman races in Lake Tahoe were canceled yesterday because of smoke and unhealthy air quality from a northern California wildfire. Ironman Lake Tahoe and Ironman 70.3 Lake Tahoe officials say it was called off for the safety of 3,000 entrants, as well as spectators and volunteers.