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A Nevada math teacher killed by a 12-year-old student in a school-yard shooting that also wounded two classmates was remembered for his character, selfless acts and military service at a memorial service Sunday. Speakers hailed Michael Landsberry for
Nevada middle schoolers describe how 12-year-old gunman pretended to hand weapon to a teacher before shooting him in the chest and then held students at gunpoint for 'making fun' of him Popular math teacher Michael Landsberry, 45, tried to stop the
A Nevada middle school math teacher who was killed while trying to stop a shooting rampage is being hailed a hero for trying to protect students from a gunman who wounded two students before fatally shooting himself. Witnesses said the teacher, 45-
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday that the partial shutdown of the federal government will have serious financial effects on several state programs, including food stamps and a child nutrition program, if it is not resolved by the end of the month.
A weekend memo from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel cleared the way for civilian workers at Nellis and Creech Air Force bases to return to work Monday, along with more than 500 Nevada National Guard technicians who will be back on the job Tuesday...
Veterans' disability checks and other benefits will continue through late October despite the federal government shutdown, a spokesman for the Veterans Affairs Reno regional benefits office said Tuesday. VA has funds available to ensure claims
It was intended to create a positive memory of a horrific event...John Knott, who served in the guard from 2000 to 2006, was participating in the run to honor all the victims, but particularly Master Sgt...Knott brought his puppy with him, a service
The Pentagon plans to cap pay raises for active-duty military personnel at 1 percent next year instead of granting a 1.8 percent increase allowed under Labor Department standards. "Given the current budget environment, this pay raise is less than
Local Army Reserve soldiers had just unpacked their duffel bags from Afghanistan in mid-December when military planners were drawing up a report for Congress that predicts the nation's citizen-soldiers will probably have to shoulder more deployments
Thunder from the whirling blades of a Chinook helicopter pierced the quiet around Afghanistan's jagged, 10,000-foot peaks. It was a bone-chilling November day outside in the thin mountain air. But inside the cockpit over the combat zone, it was just