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5 US Cities With the Most, Least Divorce

Carson City, Nev., has highest percentage of divorcees

(Newser) - And they lived happily ever after ... in some cities more than others. A new report from 24/7 Wall St. looks at the US cities with the highest and lowest percentage of divorcees. The site acknowledges that a variety of factors can fuel a divorce but observes "it is more... More »

3 Days After Botched Mercy Killing, Wife Dies

Husband on suicide watch faces murder charge

(Newser) - An 88-year-old man who shot his wife in a Nevada hospital in what he says was an attempted mercy killing is now facing a murder charge. Frances Dresser, 86, was pronounced dead three days after her husband of 63 years shot her in the chest, reports NBC . William Dresser, who... More »

Nevada Official's Body Found in River; 4 Arrested

William McCune was wrapped in blanket, bound with duct tape

(Newser) - A body believed to be that of Nevada's missing chief insurance examiner was found wrapped in a blanket and bound with duct tape yesterday in a river in Carson City, and four suspects were arrested in the case, authorities said. Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said that while a... More »

IHOP Massacre: Victim, Shooter Profiles Emerge

National Guard members praised for their service

(Newser) - Eduardo Sencion, the 32-year-old suspected gunman who killed four people in a senseless shooting at a Carson City IHOP , had a history of mental illness but no criminal record, according to a profile by AP . Sencion fought with police in 2000 when he was taken into protective custody for a... More »

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