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6 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Tornado Warning Issued for Storey, Washoe Counties

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a tornado warning for north central Storey County and south central Washoe County until 7 p.m. At 6:38 pm, rained weather spotters reported a funnel cloud.

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Related Topix: Weather, Reno, NV, Storey County, NV

8 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Alleged dog killer status hearing postponed

A mandatory status hearing scheduled Monday for the man accused of torturing, maiming and killing several dogs at a Reno motel has been postponed until next month.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

T-Storms Blast Through Northern Nevada

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for: West Central Storey County in Western Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Weather, Reno, NV, Storey County, NV

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KTVN Reno

Washoe County Sheriff's Honor Guard to Hold Fundraiser Golf Tournament

From the Washoe County Sheriff's Office: The Washoe County Sheriff's Honor Guard is asking anyone who enjoys a day on the golf course to "start their weekend early" and join them for a fundraising golf tournament at Red Hawk Resort on Friday, July 25. The Washoe County Sheriff's Honor Guard is a team of highly trained, dedicated professionals who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KTVN Reno

3 Suspects Arrested After Arson Investigation in Incline Village

Washoe County Deputies say they've arrested one man and two juveniles on charges related to arson and graffiti that occurred Wednesday night at a business in Incline Village.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

Three Arrested in Connection With Incline Arson

An Incline Village man and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with an arson fire near the Raley's supermarket in Incline Village.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

3 suspects arrested after arson investigation in Incline Village

Ramon Mendoza Valdez, age 20, of Incline Village and two juveniles have been arrested on charges related to an arson and graffiti incident that occurred on Wednesday evening at a business located on the 900 Block of Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village, according to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KTVN Reno

Two Convicted for Selling Methamphetamine in Sun Valley

Washoe County reports that two men have been convicted by a jury for selling methamphetamine out of the Sun Valley area.

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Related Topix: Sun Valley, NV, Drug Enforcement Administration

KTVN Reno

Immunize Nevada Holding Back to School Immunization Clinics

The school year is fast approaching and with it comes back to school requirements.

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Related Topix: Nevada, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV

KTVN Reno

Washoe County Advises Residents to Prepare for Heavy Rains

From Washoe County: Reno, Nevada. July 17, 2014. We've all heard the saying "when it rains, it pours" and that saying couldn't be more true in Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Weather

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

On Your Side: How to be a helpful witness to law enforcement

In summer months crimes like burglary, larceny and drunk driving increase - and you can help law enforcement catch the suspects.

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KTVN Reno

Reno City Council Discuss Several Issues During Meeting

From the City of Reno: Medical Marijuana Establishments - I.1 Council unanimously referred ordinance changes that will create an application fee and license fee for Medical Marijuana Establishments , including but not limited to dispensaries, cultivation facilities, testing laboratories, and production facilities registered and permitted by the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Marijuana

KRNV-TV Reno

Ask Joe: Will splash pad in Cold Springs be fixed?

Wendy in Cold Springs wrote in to say they have a splash pad at their park, but it is not working and has not worked for a while.

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Related Topix: Cold Springs, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Alleged animal torturer has first court hearing

The man accused of torturing, maiming and killed several dogs had his bail hearing in Washoe County District Court on Tuesday.

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KTVN Reno

Motorcycle Rider Dies After Hit & Run Accident in Sparks

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers say one of the motorcycle riders hit by a truck in Sparks on the Fourth of July has died of his injuries.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KTVN Reno

NDOT: Washoe County Traffic Fatalities Rise

From the Nevada Department of Transportation: While the number of statewide traffic deaths dropped slightly in the first half of 2014 compared to the same time last year, traffic fatalities in Washoe and many rural Nevada counties saw a staggering increase, the Nevada Departments of Public Safety and Transportation report.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Nevada, Elko, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

I-580 crash victim identified

The driver in Monday's deadly crash on I-580 North of Bowers Mansion has been identified as 95-year-old Dorothy S. Hunter.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

5 Washoe High School Grads Win Merit Scholarships

The scholarships carry anywhere from $500 to $2,000 per year to be placed toward tuition at participating colleges and universities.

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Reno Gazette-Journal

Epidemic raises concern in Nevada

As California's whooping cough epidemic worsens, Northern Nevada health officials are advising residents to protect themselves and their families by Epidemic raises concern in Nevada As California's whooping cough epidemic worsens, Northern Nevada health officials are advising residents to protect themselves and their families by Check out this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nevada, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, 9, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Deadly crash on Interstate 580 blocking southbound traffic

A deadly crash on Interstate 580 is blocking three lanes, and traffic is being diverted to the center median.

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