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UPDATE: 1:57 p.m., 8/21/14 RENO, Nev. -- Investigators have identified the Sparks shooting suspect as Luis Alberto Machado from Carson City.
Two of the three leading contenders to transport people to the International Space Station will be there, and it could be interesting to hear what they have to say about their programs .
UPDATE: 12:12 p.m., 8/20/2014 SPARKS, Nev. -- Sparks Police detectives are still investigating the incident where SPD says the suspect has not been identified, and detectives believe the suspect may have sustained an injury during the incident.
A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.
Yesterday's disappearance of a 4-year-old South Reno girl is serving as a good reminder to make sure your child's information is up to date.
The back to school pep rally at Sparks High School had a little extra excitement today.
From the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority: Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval was presented with the Chairman's Outstanding Service Award yesterday by the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority.
From the City of Sparks: The City of Sparks has installed four electric vehicle car charging stations in the main parking lot at Sparks City Hall, 431 Prater Way.
A local non-profit released the results of a 14 month study on health worker employment here in the Silver State.
Area investigators are looking into three separate cases involving sex crimes against children.
UPDATE: 10:05, 8/14/14 SPARKS, Nev. -- According to City of Sparks Public Works, the intersection of El Rancho and Oddie will be on "red flash" and down to one lane of traffic on all directions until Monday or Tuesday of next week as a result of a traffic accident.
Police believe 61-year-old Stephen Gillespie was last in the downtown Reno area around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning at the RTC bus station on 4th street.
Police say that Stephen Gillespie, a 61-year-old white male was taken into custody by Sparks police at approximately 1:45 a.m. after receiving reports that a possibly intoxicated subject was located on the 500 block of Sparks Blvd. Police transported Gillespie to Westcare, and he was released at 8 a.m. Gillespie is 5'8 and weighs approximately 150 ... (more)
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 03:05 pm
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