CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — State auditors say Nevada state museums aren't doing a good job of keeping track of the toys, books and medallions they have in their gift shops and could be leaving the door open for theft. Museum officials blame the problems on chronic staffing shortages from recession-era budget cuts and layoffs, and a glitch-prone cash processing computer system that they plan to replace by summer.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Uber plans to bring ridesharing to either side of Lake Tahoe before the end of the year. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports a recent agreement with Nevada allowed the company to launch simultaneously on the California and Nevada sides of Lake Tahoe. A company spokeswoman says being fully regulated in Nevada makes it easier to launch in an area where people will frequently cross the state line.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas authorities have identified a disabled man who was fatally struck by a driver as his wife was pushing his wheelchair. KLAS-TV reports the Clark County coroner's office says 46-year-old Michael Terrell, of North Las Vegas, died as a result of the collision but did not release a cause of death. The driver fled the scene.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police say one person is dead and two others hurt in a shooting early yesterday. Authorities say someone fired several shots into a home from the street. Three people were transported to a hospital, where one of them died. The other two suffered injuries that were non-life-threatening. Police are trying to determine if one or more suspects was involved.
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