Breaking News from Sparks NV

Find the latest Sparks NV News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Lane closure following crash in Sparks

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - One eastbound lane on Greg Street is closed at Industrial Way after a car went into a ditch. The Sparks Police Department and Sparks Fire responded to the call just before 7 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017. We have a crew member on scene who says a person is still inside th

KOLO TV RENO - 2017-11-16 15:14:00

Search & rescue crews conduct precautionary river search after empty kayak found in Sparks

Search and rescue crews with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office are conducting a precautionary water search after a kayak was found empty near Larkin Circle in Sparks. Bob Harmon says a blue kayak was found in the Truckee River east on Sparks on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 16. Anyone with informat

MYNEWS4.COM - 2017-11-16 12:43:40

Sparks Police to Crack Down on Seatbelt Violations

The Sparks Police Department has announced they will be cracking down on seatbelt violations from November 18 to December 2 throughout Sparks. Funding for the extra patrols is made possible by a Joining Forces grant received from the Nevada Department of Public Safety/Office of Traffic Safety. Joini

KTVN.COM - 2017-11-17 03:43:00

Risley Elementary, Sparks Middle School on code yellow lockdown due to police activity

Agnes Risley Elementary School and Sparks Middle School are on code yellow lockdown due to police activity in the area, according to a spokesman for the Washoe County School District. It is unclear what the police related activity is. News 4-Fox 11 has reached out to Sparks Police for more informat


Restaurant gives free pizza to every student at a Sparks elementary school

On Wednesday, Tahir Akram and his family stopped by Bud Beasley Elementary School in Sparks to drop off some pizzas and Pizza Guys gift cards. Every student at the school will get one of the gift cards which a student can redeem for one pizza. There are more than 800 students in the school. "We jus

KOLO TV RENO - 2017-11-16 04:35:00

Reno-Sparks Convention Center expansion eyed for bigger events

After going through the toughest recession in its history, Northern Nevada has seen its fair share of economic development victories. Here's a list of some of the major developments for the region in recent years. Wochit Reno-Tahoe's largest tourism authority is exploring a potential expansion of t


Three Sparks schools briefly locked down after reports of armed person refusing to leave nearby house

Three Sparks schools were briefly locked down this morning after the Sparks Police Department responded to reports of an armed person who wouldn't come out of a residence. The code yellow lockdown was called at approximately 10:10 a.m. at Agnes Risley Elementary and Sparks Middle schools, with Alic


Roll for Ryan - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Kelley Perotti not only owns Conviction Martial Arts & Fitness, the Jiu Jitsu black belt also looks forward to training, teaching and coaching, too. However, her heart weighs heavy these days because one of her students is missing from the mats. "When we found out Ryan was sick it was devastating. I


JPD investigates two officer-involved shootings from same night

Woman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees mourns loss of babyWoman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees treasures precious moments with babyWoman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees treasures precious moments with baby Updated: Thursday, November 16 2017 10:56 AM EST2017-11-16 15:56

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 23:52:22

Choctaws vote not to build new casino

An Akron baby has died nearly four months after mom shared her pregnancy photo shoot with 20,000 honeybees.More >> An Akron baby has died nearly four months after mom shared her pregnancy photo shoot with 20,000 honeybees.More >> The Madison County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 17-year-old Dwa

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 06:59:08

Mississippi's first bourbon whiskey goes on the shelves

Bourbon Whiskey tasters of Mississippi can rejoice. There's a new libation on the block, and it's the first bourbon whiskey ever made in Mississippi. The distillery on West Peace Street in Canton marks the spot for tours and bourbon whiskey tastings. Bourbon has been distilled since the 18th centur

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 20:24:43

Gator Archery & Outdoors greets archers, hunters with record-breaking gator

New customers at Gator Archery & Outdoors sometimes think the store is so named because its owners are fans of the University of Florida Gators. That's before they open the door, step inside and look around. A 13-foot, 571-pound alligator - a state record at the time - preserved from the 2006 hunt w


Mississippi health officials reporting slight increase in flu activity

Doctors are bracing for what could be a rough flu season. The typical peak flu season here in Mississippi is December to February or March. While there has been an increase of flu activity, it is a localized spread. That also follows the national trend, but health officials do plan to see more activ


School cancels classes after flu outbreak

Thanksgiving break will be longer than expected for one school in Flora. Tri-County Academy canceled classes for the rest of the week because of a flu outbreak, headmaster Mark Johnson said. Students and staff will also have next week off for Thanksgiving. Johnson said between 50 and 100 of the scho


Teen accused in Kingston Frazier death gets bond

Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest, flanked by County Attorney Pamela Hancock, discusses the next steps in the case of three men charged in the kidnapping and shooting death of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier after their preliminary hearing in Justice Court. Jimmie Gates One of the three te

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-11-16 22:32:39

Suspect in 6-year-old Kingston Frazier's murder to be released today

One of the suspects accused in the horrific murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier has been bonded out and is set to be released from the Madison County Detention Center in the next half hour. The Madison County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 17-year-old Dwan Wakefield has been given a $275,000

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 21:41:39

Picayune businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday

Picayune Main Street and the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage residents to get a head start on their Christmas shopping by participating in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. Small Business Saturday was initiated by American Express in 2010 to help small business ow

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2017-11-16 13:03:30

Uncertain future of Talisheek Grocery concerns residents

Residents in a rural area of St. Tammany Parish are banning together to try and save the Talisheek Grocery store. Several of the townspeople said they aren't sure what they will do if the grocery store shuts down. The business, which is more than 100 years old, has experienced a series of burglaries

WDSU - 2017-11-17 21:04:00

More than 1,400 under boil water advisory in Hancock Co.

More than 1,400 customers who get water through the Kiln Utility and Fire District are now under a boil water notice after "one or more" water line breaks. According to a news release from the Mississippi State Department of Health, 1,425 customers in the area of Hwy. 603 to Firetower Rd., Pine Oak

WLOX - 2017-11-17 18:19:11

#OurTime: Kiln rallies behind Hawks football team ahead of playoff game

When the Hancock Hawks traveled north on Mississippi 603 Friday, they were greeted by family, fans and whole lot of Hawk Pride. Kiln was abuzz last week after the Hawks came out on top in the narrow narrow 30-27 win against perennial post-season participant Brandon to secure a spot in a 6A state qu

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-17 22:07:00