'Days were dark': Plane crash survivor describes recovery

The sole survivor of a small Northern California plane crash that left him partially paralyzed and killed his husband spoke on Wednesday about the joy of biting into a strawberry during his recovery
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2 dead, 1 critical in small plane crash near Lake Tahoe

A small airplane crashed near Lake Tahoe on Tuesday, killing the pilot and a passenger and critically injuring the only other person on board the single-engine aircraft.
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Bank employees back in fatal shooting aftermath

With crime tape still sealing off the lobby entrance, employees returned to work Monday at a downtown bank building in which four people, including the gunman, were killed last week
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California deputy shoots into car to free trapped bear

A deputy in Northern California fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks
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Carson City woman guilty in DUI fatal at Lake Tahoe

A Carson City woman faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a fatal DUI accident at Lake Tahoe last summer
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El Dorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino

Eldorado Resorts has been given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, part of a $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment
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Elevator company asks judge to reconsider $2M jury verdict

An elevator company is requesting for a judge to reconsider a jury's $2 million award to a California man who had claimed in a lawsuit he was injured by a sudden drop in a Lake Tahoe casino elevator
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Ex-Tahoe Humane Society director charged with embezzlement

The former director of the Lake Tahoe Humane Society has been charged with embezzlement more than a year after she was fired amid allegations of potential financial irregularities
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Famous Oregon wolf OR-7 sires 5th consecutive litter of pups

A wolf known as OR-7 that established the first gray wolf pack in western Oregon in six decades has sired at least one pup this spring for the fifth consecutive year
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FBI, deputies seek suspect in Lake Tahoe bank robbery

Washoe County sheriff's deputies and the FBI are looking for a robber who held up a bank on Lake Tahoe's north shore
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Fire threat triggers shooting ban on US forest near Tahoe

The increased threat of wildfires in the Sierra Nevada has triggered a temporary ban on recreational target shooting on the Eldorado National Forest west of Lake Tahoe
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Heller announces funding for Tahoe-area wildfire cameras

The U.S. government is sending $226,000 to Nevada for cameras to help detect and monitor wildfires near Lake Tahoe
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Hikers near Lake Tahoe experience odd encounter with cougar

A group of hikers say a mountain lion near Lake Tahoe circled them a couple of times before it finally retreated
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Holocaust survivors: Separation from parents left scars

Leon Malmed's childhood fear came flooding back when he read about President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy in the newspapers
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Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project

Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics
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Lake Tahoe residents hope casino will return to former glory

The historic, and presently shuttered, Cal Neva will remain a casino and hotel when it reopens
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Lake Tahoe swimmer rescued after leg stuck between boulders

A swimmer at Lake Tahoe had to be rescued after her leg became wedged between several boulders in the mountain lake on the California-Nevada line
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Man in small plane crash makes 'miraculous' recovery

A Northern California man who in July survived a small plane crash with a broken neck and extensive brain and spinal cord damage has made a "miraculous" recovery and is ready to be discharged from the hospital, doctors said Wednesday
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Missing hiker found safe after night in wilderness at Tahoe

A missing hiker spent a night in the wilderness near Lake Tahoe over the weekend before a search crew found him and treated him for cuts and bruises
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Moderate earthquake strikes Lake Tahoe-area Thursday morning

A moderate earthquake stuck the Lake Tahoe-area Thursday morning
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Motorhome driver leads deputies on chase at Lake Tahoe

Douglas County sheriff's deputies have arrested the driver of a motorhome who led officers on a 30-mile chase near Lake Tahoe before crashing into a building in Minden
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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval remarries in Lake Tahoe ceremony

A statement released Sunday by his office said Sandoval married gaming executive Lauralyn McCarthy of Las Vegas in a ceremony Saturday at Lake Tahoe
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Officials: 2 died in crash of glider into mountain near Reno

Authorities in Reno say two people died in the weekend crash of a glider aircraft that apparently sparked a wildfire that officials had feared might climb a steep and scenic slope toward the Mount Rose Ski Tahoe resort
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Passenger killed in small plane crash near Tahoe identified

The passenger who died in a small airplane crash that also killed the pilot near Lake Tahoe earlier this week has been identified as a 55-year-old Southern California man
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Paul Laxalt, former Nevada governor, dies at 96

Former Nevada governor and Sen. Paul Laxalt has died
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Police confirm death of man unresponsive in Lake Tahoe Keys

South Lake Tahoe police have confirmed the death of a 76-year-old man found unresponsive in the waters of the Tahoe Keys along the lake's south shore
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Police find body near highway bridge over Truckee River

Authorities say a body was found in the Truckee River near the Highway 267 bridge in Truckee, California
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Police: Man steals patrol car, school bus in California

Authorities have arrested a man they say stole a California Highway Patrol car, then commandeered a school bus at Sacramento State University, driving off with 10 students inside
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Politicians discuss wildfire risks at Lake Tahoe summit

Nevada and California politicians say the large and deadly wildfires burning in California are a reminder of the risk that fires pose to the Lake Tahoe Basin
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Reno sets record for hottest summer 2nd year in a row

For the second year in a row, Reno sizzled through its hottest summer ever recorded
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Small plane crash reported near Lake Tahoe, ski resort

Emergency crews are responding to a small plane crash near Lake Tahoe; unclear if any injuries
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South Tahoe man may have drowned retrieving model airplane

Police say a 74-year-old South Lake Tahoe man whose body was pulled from the lake on Monday may have drowned while attempting to retrieve his model airplane that crashed in the water
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Submersible extends search area below Lake Tahoe waters

Lake Tahoe qualifies as a sixth great lake by volume, trailing only the Great Lakes by size
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The Latest: 1 dead, 2 hurt in small plane crash near Tahoe

1 killed, 2 seriously injured in small plane crash near Lake Tahoe shortly after takeoff from Truckee Tahoe Airport
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The Latest: 2 dead, 1 critical in small Tahoe plane crash

A second person has died from injuries suffered in a small plane crash near Lake Tahoe
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The Latest: Plane crash survivor says 'days were dark'

A Northern California man who survived a small plane crash that killed his husband and the pilot was upbeat on Wednesday as he talked about his painful but life-affirming recovery
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