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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy rains are causing renewed flooding concerns in the Moapa Valley. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for northeastern Clark County, which includes the cities of Overton and Moapa. KLAS reports the Nevada Highway Patrol closed state Route 168 in Moapa yesterday evening because of high water. The weather service says the flood emergency will be in effect until 7:30 a.m. today.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a bomb squad deactivated a pipe bomb in Elko County. Undersheriff Clair Morris says a man called dispatchers on Wednesday to report he had found a bomb inside a cooler east of Elko. Morris told the Elko Daily Free Press the man put the cooler in his car. Morris says the man called again and told dispatchers he was east of Elko, where deputies met him.
WADSWORTH, Nev. (AP) — An investigation is underway after the discovery of a woman's body in the Truckee River east of Reno. Washoe County sheriff's spokesman Bob Harmon says the body was pulled from the river yesterday morning in Wadsworth. He says investigators are trying to determine when the woman died, but foul play is not suspected.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot from Arizona escaped serious injury when a small plane crashed while landing at Elko Regional Airport. Airport Security Manager Rick Hofheins tells the Elko Daily Free Press that pilot Scott Stewart of Tucson was unhurt when the single-engine Cirrus Aircraft crashed Thursday. The plane came to rest against a building.
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