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Another 1,000 apartments, renovations and new theater planned for downtown Sparks
Throughout the next three to five years, another 1,000 housing units and 40,000 square feet of retail will be added to the recently finished 500 units and the first 20,000 square feet of retail commercial space.
Progressives urge school group to pull Sessions' Reno invite
Leaders of more than a dozen labor unions, women's, religious and minority groups sent a letter Thursday asking the association to rescind its invitation to Sessions because of the administration's immigration policy.
RPD investigating overnight stabbing in northwest Reno
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -A man was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after Reno Police say he was stabbed at least once early Friday, June 22, 2018.
Man convicted for failing to register as sex offender
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -A Reno man has been found guilty for failing to properly register as a sex offender.44-year-old Armando Jauregui was found guilty after a three-day trial of one count of Fail to Obey Laws/Regulations Regarding Registration of Sex Offender, Second or Subsequent Offense (Felony).Jau
Polaris distribution center to be built east of Reno
The Reno Gazette-JournalreportsPolaris announced Thursday that its 475,000-square-foot (441,289-square-meter) distribution center to be located in Fernley will employ up to 100 employees.
NHP deploys new 'ghost markings' on several patrol cars
The vehicles will be utilized for increased enforcement efforts, specifically targeting violations that lead to crashes.,
Thousands of child porn photos lead to prison for Reno man
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -A Reno man who used KIK Messenger to view more than 2,000 images and videos of child pornography has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison, to be followed by 20 years of supervised release.21-year-old Ian Michael Ramsey had pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of child p
Guilty Verdict in Sex Offender Registration Case
Jauregui was released on parole in 2008, and since that time has been charged and convicted of sex offender registry violations on multiple occasions. Jauregui served terms in jail or prison for those violations, and was most recently released after having served two consecutive 364 day jail terms i
3 Reno/Sparks casinos offer gaming promotions
A blood drive in conjunction with United Blood Services takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sierra Room atBaldini’s Casino. Donors get free cholesterol testing, $10 free play, a limited-edition Harley-Davidson T-shirt and a drawing entry to win a Harley-Davidson Sportster courtesy of Chester’s
Ponderosa Hotel guest evacuated after pepper spray outbreak
"As they went through the building floors they ran into more people who said it just smelled like pepper spray," Reno Fire Battalion Chief Robert Cassos said "we brought that initial crew down and set a Hazmat team down to do quick survey and they didn't find any kind of toxic environment or chemica
Fernley man guilty of hit-and-run crash that caused motorcyclist to lose his leg
Robert Anthony Totman, 53, was found guilty last week of one count of leaving the scene of a crash involving personal injury, according to the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office.
Reno Police release photos as part of shooting investigation
Shortly after 9:30PM May 17, 2018, officers were called to the area of the 1700 block of Vassar Street about shots being fired. Police found two cars damaged by gunfire and met with the victims.
Disaster exercise in downtown Reno takes on radioactive contamination
RENO, (Nev) KOLOMore than 100 people from health, emergency response, fire, police protection, the Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Orvis School of Nursing, and local government agencies work together to see how they would respond to a mass of people exposed to radiation in Sacramento headed toward Reno.B
Marina Marketplace in Sparks sold for $4.45 million
SPARKS, Nev. — NAI Alliance, a member of the world's premier managed network of commercial real estate firms, announced June 20 that Principal and Senior Vice President Mark Keyzers has negotiated the sale of the Marina Marketplace in Sparks for $4.45 million.
Reno VA nursing home gets two-star quality rating, up from one-star rating in 2017
The nursing home operated by the VA Hospital in Reno received a two-star quality rating in the first quarter of 2018, up from a one-star quality rating in fall 2017, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Sparks Police offering $2,000 reward for information leading to arrest in kidnapping case
Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at (775) 353-2231, Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 84741
Reno man sentenced to 5 years for viewing 2,000 images and videos of child pornography
Ian Michael Ramsey, 21, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison followed by 20 years of supervised release after he used the KIK messenger app to view more than 2,000 images and videos of child pornography.
County pays out $100,000 for wrongful death of detained gambler
This is footage from the Washoe County Jail of when Thomas Purdy arrived, hog-tied by the Reno police and high on methamphetamine. A sergeant decided to take video footage because he found the situation to be concerning, Capt. Heidi Howe said.Anjeanette Damon/RGJ
Men sentenced to prison for Reno mini-mart robbery
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -Two Sonoma County, California residents have been sentenced to 154 months in prison each, to be followed by five years of supervised release for robbing a Reno convenience store at gunpoint on Black Friday in 2016.In March 2018, a jury found 28-year-old Connor Woods and 31-year-ol
Potential breach in Washoe Lake Dam; Residents warned breaches, flooding could occur
According to Nevada Division of Water Resources, after a routine inspection on Monday, June 18 it was determined that the Washoe Lake Dam is in danger of potentially breaching.