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Man confesses to burglaries in Reno and Sparks

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -- Sparks police pulled over a white BMW at 60 east Victorian Avenue Monday March 20, 2018 at 1:43 p.m. The officers arrested Reese Frye for possession of a controlled substance, they say they found heroin in his possession, and two misdemeanor warrants and Sunny Fajardo was arre

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-03-21 03:35:00

Reno Man Arrested For Attempted Murder After Fire At Farris Motel

RENO, NV - Reno Police say a man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and first degree arson after allegedly setting another man on fire March 5 in Reno. Antonio Garcia, 38 of Reno, was arrested Monday and charged with the crime. According to RPD, Garcia told police his name was Jose

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:05:41

Washoe County Deputies Launch Death Investigation North of Reno

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is launching a death investigation after a fatal car fire north of Reno near Red Rock and American Flats Road. Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District confirms one person died in the incident which was reported around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. We're sending a crew to t

KTVN.COM - 2018-03-20 18:09:00

Sparks police: 2-hour-long standoff ends with suspect's arrest

A man was arrested after a two-hour-long standoff with police officers, who were attempting to serve a search warrant at a home in northeast Sparks on Monday. According to the Sparks Police Department, 46-year-old Ameil Demetrius Williams was arrested two hours after the standoff on a charge of carr

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 20:05:31

Police shoot suicidal subject after search in Old Southwest Reno

A man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following an officer-involved-shooting in the Old Southwest, according to the Reno Police Department. Officers responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of an armed suicidal person in the area near Marsh and Nixon avenues. An hour-long search

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 23:03:28

Reno considers ban on panhandlers on traffic islands, medians

RENO. Nev. (KOLO) We found them--Jason and his friend--taking turns standing in the median at Northtown and McCarran, but you'll see others like them at other locations any day in any weather. What they were doing--panhandling-- is perfectly legal, but the city is about to ban where they were doing

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-03-21 00:10:00

WCSD officials to hold public meeting regarding new Wildcreek high school

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- Washoe County School District officials will be meeting on Wednesday, March 21st to discuss updates on planning, design and the timeline for building the new high school at the Wildcreek Golf Course. District representatives and an architectural team will be attending

FOX RENO - 2018-03-21 05:49:45

Sparks neighborhood blocked because of warrant search

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Sparks Police are assisting with a warrant service in the area of La Via Way and Robbie Way as of 1:30PM March 19, 2018. Police say the incident is contained to one home, and officers are trying to communicate with the suspect. Police are asking the public to stay away from

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-03-19 20:43:00

Sparks Police, SWAT Helping Serve Warrant Near Robbie Way

Sparks Police along with SWAT team members are helping serve a warrant at a home near Robbie and La Via Ways on Monday. There's no immediate information on what the warrant is for, but authorities do say there's no threat to the public. Officers are trying to talk to the suspect. Avoid the area a

KTVN.COM - 2018-03-19 23:08:00

Another wave of rain, snow on the way to Reno-Tahoe, weather forecasters say

Reno forecasters are predicting more rain and mountain snow this week as another storm rolls over the region. Residents should expect increased cloud coverage, periods of light valley rain and higher elevation snow Tuesday evening, according to the National Weather Service. But the main focus is an

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 16:29:26

Reno police arrest man suspected of setting man set on fire

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Police in Reno say they have arrested a man suspected of intentionally setting another man on fire earlier this month. Police say 38-year-old Reno resident Antonio Garcia was arrested Monday. He faces charges of arson and attempted murder. Authorities have said the victim was cover

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-20 16:18:08

Washoe County prepares for possible flooding

RENO, Nev. Washoe County officials want to be sure the region is prepared ahead of a forecasted atmospheric river set to hit our region this week, with rains beginning tomorrow. Working with our partner National Weather Service Reno, it appears the weather event could produce heavy precipitation cau

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-03-20 00:38:00

13 Reno flag finalists for Reno new city flag

From the artist: "The colors, white/silver (considered to be the same in heraldry) and blue are from the current flag of Reno, and are the state colors of Nevada. The star is from the Reno Arch and represents a bright future. The zig-zag base of the flag represents the Sierra Nevada mountains and t

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 21:49:11

Police: Hours-long standoff leads to arrest of man in Sparks

A man is behind bars after an hours-long standoff with police in Sparks on Monday afternoon. Officer Ken Gallop with the Sparks Police Department says detectives with the Regional Investigative Team attempted to contact 46-year-old Ameil Williams at a residence on La Via Way at approximately 1 p.m.


Washoe Co. Sheriff's Office investigating fatal car fire north of Reno

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a car fire that claimed the life a person in the Red Rock Road and American Flat Road area north of Reno on Tuesday, March 20. According to sheriff's office spokesman Bob Harmon, deputies and officials from the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection Distr

MYNEWS4.COM - 2018-03-20 08:30:52

Reno Police: Shots Fired at Apartment Complex, No Injuries

Authorities say multiple shots were fired into an apartment, however, no one was injured. They believe the suspect may have been a juvenile. The male in the apartment was cooperating with police. Authorities say multiple shots were fired into an apartment, however, no one was injured. They believe


Seven-Day Reno Forecast: Rain Throughout The Week

RENO, NV - The week ahead in Reno is going to bring some moisture and mild temperatures. The high of 54 is expected on Wednesday, but before and after that there could be some rain this week. If you're just getting up after a wild weekend of hoops, plan your week with this seven-day forecast. 7-day

PATCH - 2018-03-19 16:38:00

Two businesses served underage during Leprechaun Crawl sting

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- Employees at two businesses served alcohol to underage people Saturday during a sting held during the Leprechaun Crawl, the Regional Street Enforcement Team reported. It wasn't clear if the employees were cited. Twenty-three businesses passed the test and checked the identificati


Sparks police looking for salon burglar

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - The Sparks Police Department released photographs of a burglary suspect who broke into a Spanish Springs salon early Saturday. The theft happened about 4 a.m. at Salon Galleria at 4780 Galleria Parkway. Police said he took several items but did not list them. Police described h


Reno police arrest 12 n DUI saturation patrol on St. Patrick's Day

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Police Department's saturation drunk driving patrol on St. Patrick's Day led to 12 arrests for people driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, police said Sunday. Two arrests came from crashes in which there were no life-threatening injuries. Police also issued