WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Nevada

(credit: ThinkStock)

Minn. Man To Face Charges In Nevada Abduction Case

Authorities say criminal charges will be filed against a Minnesota fugitive accused of holding his ex-girlfriend against her will for about six months at a motel in the Nevada resort city of Mesquite. Jason Edward Greniger remains in custody in Las Vegas pending a Feb. 26 arraignment in Mesquite on felony kidnapping and coercion charges.

02/14/2014

court, gavel, generic, law, case, lawyer, hearing

Minn. Man Gets New Date In Nevada Abduction Case

A local judge in Nevada gave prosecutors more time Wednesday to file criminal charges against a Minnesota fugitive accused of holding his ex-girlfriend with threats of physical violence for several months at a resort town motel.

01/15/2014

Miami Beach - Credit Thinkstock

Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

New Fair Foods, Minnesota State Fair, 2012

Famous Dave’s Wins Best In West Rib Cook-Off In NV

The Minnesota-based Famous Dave’s BBQ has claimed top honors at the 25th annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in northern Nevada. Famous Dave’s, which finished third last year, beat 23 competitor’s for this year’s $7,500 winner’s check Monday in Sparks where an estimated 500,000 people consumed more than 230,000 pounds of ribs through the holiday weekend.

09/03/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.

07/18/2012

police, generic, lights, cop, flashing, officials, authorities

Tourist Hailed For Foiling Car Theft In Reno

Reno police are crediting an alert tourist from Minnesota with a law enforcement background for foiling a car theft.

06/18/2012

Fathers Day Activities

Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

(credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Minn. Men Hurt, 1 Killed In Shooting Outside Nev. Business

Police were looking for a gunman and possibly an accomplice after a pre-dawn shooting Monday left one employee dead and another wounded outside a food production plant along Interstate 15 in southern Nevada.

04/09/2012

(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Messy Caucuses In Nevada, Iowa Raise Questions

After back-to-back fiascos in Nevada and Iowa, the term “caucus” may be on its way to becoming a bad word in the GOP lexicon.

02/07/2012

(credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

GOP Ends NV Vote Count; Romney On Top With 50%

Nevada Republicans have finally finished counting the votes in their Saturday presidential caucuses.

02/06/2012

(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Rolls To Easy Win In Nevada GOP Caucuses

Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace.

02/04/2012

Church, Generic, Cross

Judge Threatens To Toss Suit Against Minn. Diocese

A federal judge is threatening to throw out a Nevada man’s lawsuit against a diocese in southwestern Minnesota over claims he was sexually abused by an Irish priest.

12/12/2011

(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Very Bad Nevada Economy Threatens Obama

Look no further than Nevada — and this swing voting city — to understand why President Barack Obama may not win re-election next fall.

10/17/2011

(credit: CBS)

Sawbones Pit Crew Recalls Fatal Reno Air Crash

A group of Minnesotans just returned home from the Reno Air Show race, which was the location of the nation’s deadliest air racing disaster. They were the pit crew for a plane that was competing in the event.

09/20/2011

more