Pair accused in visa fraud, college admissions scheme

Prosecutors say the second of two defendants has surrendered to federal authorities after being accused of using bogus transcripts and ghostwritten essays to help foreigners gain admission to U.S. colleges, allowing the applicants to fraudulently obtain student visas.
March 8, 2021, 5:01 PM


Prosecutors: Man admits obstruction in opioid kickback probe

Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Vermont to attempting to obstruct a federal investigation into the relationship between his former employer and OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma.
March 8, 2021, 2:17 PM


Northern Nevada expects cold, gusty winds, snow much of week

Colder weather, strong gusty winds and periods of snow are expected much of the week across parts of northern Nevada.
March 8, 2021, 12:33 PM


Joshua Tree National Park expects spring to bring crowding

The National Park Service is expecting the high popularity of Joshua Tree National Park to continue this spring and is urging visitors to anticipate congestion.
March 8, 2021, 11:48 AM


Police shoot, kill man in Southern California

Police shot and killed a man in Southern California in a hotel parking lot.
March 8, 2021, 10:36 AM


Authorities search California field for 2 missing boys

Over 50 FBI agents and Bakersfield police officers searched a field for about two hours to look for two boys who have been missing since December.
March 7, 2021, 3:27 PM


Surfer dies after collision on waves off California coast

Authorities say the accidental collision of two surfers in the waves off the Southern California coast left one of the men dead.
March 7, 2021, 2:23 PM