LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense attorney for the woman accused of plowing her car through crowds of pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip says it's too soon to say if her mental condition will become part of her defense. Lakeisha Holloway is on suicide watch in jail. She's due in court tomorrow to face charges of murder, felony hit-and-run, and child abuse and neglect.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Public Utilities Commission is moving forward with a new rate structure for customers with rooftop solar panels. The commission voted unanimously today to adopt the plan, which would reduce the amount NV Energy pays customers for excess energy their solar panels produce, and change the flat service rate for customers with solar panels.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno-Tahoe International Airport has filed a complaint with U.S. customs officials over the treatment of a 15-year-old Mexican girl who allegedly was detained for hours without a chance to contact her family. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials told the Reno Gazette-Journal she was pulled aside during processing because she had previously overstayed her travel visa.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A fire reported at a high-rise hotel off the Las Vegas Strip turned out to be nothing more than a burning towel. Clark County fire officials say five fire engines, two trucks and three rescue vehicles responded to the call at the Rio Hotel this morning. Crews used fire extinguishers to put out the small blaze on the 25th floor.