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Amber Alert issued for California girl, last seen in car with Nevada plates
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old California girl who was last seen with two murder suspects in the city of Torrance. On April 16, a man was found dead in a white Audi in the city of Carson. 40-year-old Maricela Mercado and 39-year-old Roman Cerratos have been identified as suspects.
Grand jury may probe $1M theft of Douglas County tires
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) - A Douglas County judge says he’ll impanel a grand jury to consider charges in the theft of $1 million worth of tires from the county in 2017 as long as the county pays for the investigation.
Douglas Sheriff's Office investigating emergency call hoax
ZEPHYR COVE, NV (KOLO) - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hoax call that made deputies and SWAT temporarily unavailable. About 6:43AM, Thursday April 18, 2019, Douglas County 911 dispatch got a call for help from the Live Violence Free crisis hotline center. The person who call
Douglas County Officials Warn Resident of Possible Flooding this Weekend
Douglas County officials say there could be some minor flooding near Genoa and Minden this weekend due to excessive runoff from snowmelt. "We have a stormwater maintenance crew and road maintenance crews that are going out and clearing culverts, roadside ditches, detention basins, things like that,"
Drug court drop-out back in jail
A Gardnerville Ranchos man, who was permitted to participate in a diversion program, was returned to Douglas County on Friday for failure to appear in court. Richard Gomes, 39, admitted in February that he had methamphetamine when he was arrested on Sept. 14, 2018.
New recycling drop-off location in Minden
MINDEN, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) â€” The Town of Minden Public Works has created a new recycling drop-off location at their 1330 Buckeye Road facility. Funded in part by a Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) Recycling Program Grant, the project aims to increase Mindenâ€™s rate of recycl
Douglas County teams removing debris from river channels ahead of spring flooding
With warming temperatures and melting snow, Douglas County is reminding residents of the potential for some minor spring flooding in the months to come. With the spring run-off, citizens could expect to see some road closures on arterial roads such as Mottsville, Centerville Lane, Muller Lane and Ge
Nevada Highway Patrol rescues dog on Las Vegas freeway interchange
Nevada Highway Patrol troopers rescued a dog on Interstate 15 Wednesday in central Las Vegas and the agency was looking for her owners. Troopers found the dog, scared and running around on I-15 and U.S. Highway 95 in the Spaghetti Bowl, the highway patrol posted on Twitter.
Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan gets funds from Nevada Legislature
Lawmakers voted on Thursday to approve $250,000 a year to support the Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan. The money will pay to implement the amended shoreline ordinances adopted over the past two years following an extensive environmental study. The plan will update shoreline ordinances for structures inclu
Nevada in top 10 list of states with most break-ins
A Secure Life has released its list of states with the most and fewest break-ins. Unfortunately, Nevada placed in the top 10 for most break-ins. The company says it based its lists on burglary statistics from 2017 provided by the FBI.
The April 18 R-C Morning Report
Genoa, Nev. — Douglas County commissioners will hear a report on the space needs at the Judicial & Law Enforcement Center at their regular meeting 1:30 p.m. today in Stateline. The whole meeting times out at just over an hour.
Nevada Democrats fail to move forward on death penalty ban
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada political observers say Democratic leadership wanted to avoid a divisive and hot-button debate this session over the death penalty. It’s an issue they say moderate Democrats have a hard time fully embracing in a state with a history of law-and-order politics.
Nevada Assembly opposes Nellis Air Force Base range expansion
On the heels of Rep. Mark Amodei’s call to work with Congress to get some public lands from the federal government in trade for expansion of the Air Force and Navy ranges, the Assembly has passed a resolution opposing any expansion of the Nellis Air Force Base range.
Judge will call Tiregate grand jury
A grand jury will be called to wrap up the investigation of $1 million in tire thefts from Douglas County. In a letter to county commissioners, District Judge Tod Young said he was inclined to impanel a grand jury as long as county commissioners were willing to pay for it.
Carson City Health Inspections for March 2019
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for March 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25. A, B or C grades are given based on the inspection score, which starts at zero. Points are added for each violation. Note: Low-risk factors are noted but not factored into scoring, altho
Nevada Copper reveals open pit mine plan
Nevada Copper Corp. [NCU-TSX] has announced the results of a pre-feasibility study for an open pit mine at its 100%-owned, fully permitted Pumpkin Hollow Project 100 miles southeast of Reno, near Yerington, Nevada.
Married life is worth the ups and downs
In one month I will be married to my husband for 9 years and together with him 14. When we got married, only our immediate families where there with us. We got married in South Lake Tahoe on the end of a pier that sat on Lake Tahoe. It was a very cold and windy day as I remember. Our kids were young
Nevada trooper performs CPR to save driver on 215 in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) â€” A trooper performed life-saving CPR on a driver who crashed after suffering an apparent medical episode last month on the 215, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Douglas County ranks number one for health in Nevada
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) â€” Douglas County has received a top ranking when it comes to health factors and behavior. They only fell behind Lincoln County for health outcomes.
Asthma drug-pricing transparency bill advances to Nevada Assembly
CARSON CITY — A bill that would add asthma medication to Nevada’s prescription drug transparency law was approved by the state Senate Thursday. With a 19-2 vote in the upper chamber, Senate Bill 262 now heads to the Assembly where it will go through the hearing process once again. If it passes, the