Campaign finance reprots show Rosen raised more than Heller

Democrat Jacky Rosen’s war chest is larger than Republican Senator Dean Heller’s. Campaign finance reports show she’s raised twice as much in the race to unseat the GOP incumbent, who’s considered vulnerable. The reports show Rosen raised more than $2.5 million while Heller raised just over $1 million between January and March.

Ethnic grocery store catches fire in Sparks

Fire breaks out at an ethnic grocery store in Sparks. It happened at Manila Hong Kong Store and Kitchen near El Rancho Drive. Crews were called there just before midnight Monday. They made quick work of the fire; nothing was damaged, and no one was hurt.

Fate of Virginia Range horses uncertain

The fate of the Virginia Range’s wild horses remains up in the air. The Nevada Department of Agriculture says it didn’t receive any proposals from nonprofits or advocates to manage the 3,000 horses. The American Wild Horse Campaign is renewing its call for the NDA to establish a public-private partnership for the humane management of the free roaming horses. They’ve filed a lawsuit against the NDA, but say they’ll drop it if the cooperative is resumed.

5th fire in one month reported at vacant Sparks warehouse

Fire officials are investigating the fifth fire in one month at a vacant building near the Nugget Casino. Sparks firefighters arrived on-scene just after 1 p.m. Monday to find thick black smoke coming from the property. They say inside, debris and trash were burning. Firefighters say the cause of the fires is suspicious.

1 arrested, 2 still on the lam in Carson City burglaries

Deputies in Carson City are looking for two people who they say are responsible for a series of car burglaries over the past month. They say Cody Dalhaus and Daniel Crawford remain on the run. They’ve arrested Daniel Redding. Surveillance video from local businesses and homes helped identify the trio.

Veterans home under construction in Sparks get federal grant money

Veterans are getting some much-needed help in Northern Nevada. More than $33 million in federal grant money is going to the Northern Nevada State Veterans Home that’s under construction in Sparks. The facility will have 96 beds.

Chain controls in effect on Mt. Rose Highway

If your travels take you down Mt. Rose Highway, you’ll need chains. A mid-April snowstorm dropped a surprising amount of snow and made for treacherous travel. Chain controls have been lifted over Donner summit.

Eldorado Resorts buys Tropicana Entertainment for $2B

Eldorado Resorts is buying Tropicana entertainment in a nearly $2 billion deal. By acquiring most of its assets, Eldorado is adding seven properties in six states, including Montbleu in South Lake Tahoe and the Tropicana in Laughlin. Eldorado already owns its namesake casino in downtown Reno as well as the Silver Legacy and Circus Circus. The Tropicana in Las Vegas will remain operated by a different company.

Bear destroys truck interior after becoming trapped

A bear gets trapped inside a truck in South Lake Tahoe while hunting for food. 2 News reports no one was hurt in the latest incident, but the bear destroyed the interior of the truck during efforts to escape.

Missing Reno boy found safe

A missing boy is found safe and sound. Reno police say the 10-year-old disappeared late last night and was found just before 5 a.m. Tuesday. He wasn’t injured, but was examined for exposure.