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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 46-year-old Reno man has been sentenced to two life prison terms for sexually assaulting a young girl. Washoe District Judge Elliott Sattler said at Thursday's sentencing that Brett Doyle won't be eligible for parole for 45 years. Sheriff's deputies say the FBI contacted them last August about Doyle's communication with an undercover agent regarding the sharing of child pornography on the internet.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao weighed in below the welterweight limit today before a packed Las Vegas arena of screaming, singing fans anticipating the landmark bout. A beaming Pacquiao stepped on the scales first and weighed in at 145 pounds — two below the welterweight limit. Mayweather weighed in at 146.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A panel of experts says Nevada's tax structure is yielding a bit more than they expected it would in December, but tax credits are expected to reduce the available pot of money to less than the earlier prediction. The five-member Economic Forum predicted today that Nevada would bring in about $6.2 billion from mid-2015 to mid-2017, once about $156 million in tax credits are taken into account.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Special items from Las Vegas and Nevada's 150th birthday have been buried in a time capsule for 50 years. Gov. Brian Sandoval and former Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki met this morning at Springs Preserve in Las Vegas to do the honors. The capsule will be buried along a pathway that connects the preserve with the Nevada State Museum.