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Hit-and-run east of downtown Reno causes life-threatening injury

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries early Sunday after a hit-and-run accident east of downtown Reno, the Reno Police Department reported. Police went to the intersection of Sixth Street and Valley Road at about 4:32 a.m. on a report of a person down

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-21 18:27:00

Sparks police release photos of suspect in luggage theft

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Sparks Police Department released photographs of a suspect in a Friday luggage theft at the Nugget Casino Resort. Police described the suspect as a white woman with brown hair, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to ca


Even during shutdown the snow (forecasts) must go on

The federal government is shut down but the storm window to the Sierra Nevada remains wide open. So it's good news for weather watchers that National Weather Service forecasters in Reno and elsewhere will remain on the job despite the shutdown. "We're still here," meteorologist Chris Smallcomb said

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-01-22 16:49:16

Recapping the 2nd Annual Women's March in Reno

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KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-22 15:27:01

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into ambulance in Reno

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A motorcyclist died after crashing into an ambulance that was responding to a call while traveling on U.S. 395 late Saturday morning. The 50-year-old man's identity had not been disclosed as of Sunday morning. The motorcyclist was heading westbound on North McCa

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 17:28:09

Storm Watch: Chain Controls - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

The Nevada Department of Transportation is issuing chain restrictions Friday evening. Chains required on all vehicles except 4-wheel drive with snow tires The Nevada Department of Transportation is issuing chain restrictions Friday evening. Chains required on all vehicles except 4-wheel drive with s


Were you there? Scenes from the Reno Women's March

Police on Saturday estimated up to 12,000 people took to the streets for the one-year anniversary of 2017 march. Last year, the crowd was estimated at about 10,000. Read a complete report from the day here. Cher addresses the Women's March: "Power to the Polls" event on Jan. 21, 2018, at Sam Boyd S

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-01-22 19:21:35

Lake Tahoe weather: Light snow Monday morning, mid-week storm in forecast

Light snow is in the forecast for the Tahoe Basin Monday morning, as is another mid-week storm that could add to the snowfall from this past week. There is a 30 percent chance of precipitation in South Lake Tahoe Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Reno. Total daytime snow accumulat

TAHOE DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-22 08:00:00

Dublin's men powerlifting team took second

The Dublin men's powerlifting team took second at their home meet on Saturday behind Venus. Senior Ethan Price won Outstanding Lifter for Boys 181 to super heavy weight classes, taking first in his class by lifting 1,620 across three lifts - almost 400 pounds more than the second place lifter in hi


Man dragged along rural Central Texas road dies

HICO, Texas (KWTX) A Dublin man died Tuesday near Hico after trying to force his way into a pickup, Department of Public Safety Sgt. Dave Roberts confirmed Friday. Clifford Allen Mericle, 47, of Dublin was standing alongside Farm-to-Market Road 1744 at about 5:35 a.m. Tuesday when the driver of the


One Dead in I-20 Crash Near Eastland, Abilene Police Chief Says I-20 Drivers are "Tripping Over Sunshine"

EASTLAND, TX - Stopping on the freeway due to an overturned truck tractor with a trailer full of new cars ended in death for a family occupying an SUV early Saturday morning. According to the Texas DPS, the fatal crash happened sometime before 7 a.m. near mile marker 335 in Eastland on I-10. A car h


Hood County News- A twice-weekly newspaper serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas

Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds at a previous Commissioners Court meeting. When a cut fiber optic line caused residents and government offices to lose service for several hours Thursday afternoon, 911 phones continued to ring, said Sheriff Roger Deeds. That's because the Hood County Dispatch's phone


Jury's 80-year sentence for long pursuit upheld by court

In a ruling last week, an appeals court upheld the 80-year prison sentence a Parker County jury assessed to a Stephenville man for fleeing from Weatherford police for over 20 miles in 2015. Timothy Shawn Williams, 46, pled guilty to evading arrest or detention with a vehicle last May and elected to


Council elections abandon ward system

Dublin City Council members unanimously voted to change city elections from the ward system to at-large on Monday night following two public hearings with low attendance. With filing now open for the May elections, any of the four incumbents that choose to run will face any challengers for a single


What makes natural gas naturally cheap?

There were concerns that the nation's new role as a natural gas exporter (much of that to Mexico) would cause price spikes. The price is particularly important to Texas consumers since natural gas accounts for nearly 40 percent of the state's electricity generation. But in 2017, natural gas was the


Man arrested for intoxicated assault after 2-vehicle collision

A driver was arrested for intoxicated assault after causing an accident on Fall Creek Highway, saidTexas Highway Patrol Staff Sergeant Dub Gillum. The accident occurred about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Gillum said, near the entrance to DeCordova. A 2009 Toyota Yaris driven by Kevin Futch, 24, of Granbury,


Deputies: 1 shot in Macon's Henderson Stadium parking lot

One person was shot in the parking lot of Brad Henderson Memorial Stadium in Macon Monday morning, deputies say/Ronshad Berry (WGXA) MACON, Ga. -- One person was shot in the parking lot of Brad Henderson Memorial Stadium in Macon Monday morning, deputies say. It happened just before 11:30 a.m. The s

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-22 11:39:29

Barberitos worker killed, another hurt during armed robbery

A Warner Robins restaurant worker is dead and another hurt after an armed robbery Sunday night. Just after 9:30 p.m., Warner Robins police were called to Barberitos at 3123 Watson Boulevard after shots were fired. They found one fatally injured worker dead on the scene and another who suffered an in

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-22 09:26:00

MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: Middle Georgia's severe weather chances drop for Monday

MACON, Ga. -- All weekend and even this morning we have been keeping an eye on this incoming cold front. Thanks to increased cloud cover, dry air and an occluding front the mid state has been removed from the severe weather outlook map. Even though we are out of the warned severe weather area, we c

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-22 08:36:30

Gunman fires shotgun during Macon armed robbery

MACON, Ga--Bibb Sheriff's investigators say two men robbed a Dollar General store just after 5:00 p.m. Sunday. It happened at the Dollar General at 1444 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Witnesses say one of the men fired a shotgun into the wall during the robbery. The employees ran to the back of

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-21 19:17:12