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  1. Car chase speeds into Sparks, authorities on lookoutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Washoe County Sheriff's deputies are still on the lookout for a suspect involved in a car chase that sped into Sparks Tuesday morning. According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, the driver of a black Toyota Camry with Pennsylvania plates took off on I-80 westbound when a deputy pulled the vehicle over during a traffic stop near the Mustang exit at about 10:30 in the morning.

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  2. Sparks police ssek help in pickpocket, theft casesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Sparks police are asking for help in finding and identifying a person of interest in a series of pickpocket and theft cases. Officials say the alleged crimes happened over the weekend at the Western Village casino in Sparks.

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  3. Ask Joe: Do businesses have to comply with watering guidelines?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Reno, Nev From the Ask Joe file a viewer wrote in with a question about watering guidelines during our ongoing drought: John in Sparks wrote in to us. He says since TMWA is asking us to cut back on water use by 10 percent, why do some businesses water every morning on Sparks Boulevard, and he wants to know if there is a water enforcement team that checks on companies to make sure they're following the watering guidelines? I checked with Marlene Olsen who handles public relations for the Truckee Meadows Water Authority.

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  4. Police Release Photo of Vehicle Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLO-TV Reno

    Sparks police are asking for help from the public in their search for a man accused of a vehicle burglary. The burglary took place Saturday, April 11, 2015 in the 200 block of Victorian Avenue, and police have a surveillance photo showing the man, whose name they don't have.

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  5. More then 40 events on tap for Craft Beer WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    More than 40 events are on tap for the inaugural Reno Craft Beer Week, April 18-25, as the region gets set to recognize and celebrate our growing craft beer culture. Events from Reno to Sparks and all the way to Carson City will show the collaboration, education, and dedication amongst the members of this community.

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  6. Construction Staging to Begin For SouthEast ConnectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVN Reno

    ... four and a half miles of the overall five and a half mile roadway. Completion is expected in late 2017 and will link Sparks to south Reno. For project updates visit: http://SouthEastConnector.com and http://RTCwashoe.com . From the Regional ...

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  7. Crash Closes Portion of Glendale Avenue in SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVN Reno

    Sparks Police tell Channel 2 News the eastbound lanes of Glendale Avenue are closed near Industrial Parkway after a truck crashed into an RTC bus just after 8 a.m. Monday morning.

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  8. Construction to begin on 2nd phase of Reno-Sparks bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Construction will soon begin on the second phase of a road bypass project designed to ease traffic congestion between Sparks and south Reno. The Regional Transportation Commission says Granite Construction on Monday will begin delivering equipment and materials to the site, with plans to begin actual construction in the "very near future."

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  9. Construction to Begin on 2nd Phase of Southeast ConnectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLO-TV Reno

    Construction will soon begin on the second phase of a road bypass project designed to ease traffic congestion between Sparks and south Reno. The Regional Transportation Commission says Granite Construction on Monday will begin delivering equipment and materials to the site, with plans to begin actual construction in the "very near future."

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  10. Wild horse advocates disagree on contraceptives for mustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In a Feb. 26, 2015 photo, Edita Birnkrant, campaigns director of the New York-based Friends of Animals, speaks at a rally in Sparks, Nev., protesting plans to roundup hundreds of wild horses in Nevada and inject dozens of the mares with PZP, a drug that prevents them from reproducing for two years. Her group and the San Francisco-based Protect Mustangs are lashing out against other horse advocates who support the use of the drug, including the American Wild Horse Protection Campaign and the Humane Society of the United States.

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  11. Rewards Offered For Sparks Shooting And Vehicle BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KOLO-TV Reno

    Secret Witness is offering rewards in Saturday's shooting of a 21-year-old man and for several vehicle burglaries in Sparks. The first reward is $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of a 21-year-old man in the area of 2330 Wedekind Road on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

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  12. Three Days Grace rocks sold out show at the Knitting Factory RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Examiner.com

    ... the day, Three Days Grace played a four song acoustic show and meet & greet at the Musician Rehearsal Center (MRC) in Sparks NV. The band answered questions from the audence in between songs, only fifty tickets were sold, so it was a very intament ...

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  13. Sparks Police Seek Information In Shooting of 21-Year-Old MaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Sparks Police are asking the public's help in providing information to an early morning shooting on Saturday, April 18, 2015 that injured a 21-year-old man. Police say around 3 a.m., Renown Medical Center reported a 21-year-old male arrived at their facility with a gunshot wound to the lower leg.

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  14. Joining Forces: 145 Citations, 1 DUI Arrest During Ped Safety EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... bail. For the next two weeks, April 16-28, the Nevada Highway Patrol along with Washoe County Sheriff's Office, Sparks and Reno Police Departments will be working a Pedestrian Enforcement Event sponsored by Joining Forces. Joining Forces, a ...

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  15. Sparks golf course gets second chance, auction canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KRNV-TV Reno

    The future of the dilapidated D'Andrea Golf Course in Sparks is unclear as the six-parcel property is no longer up for auction.

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  16. Downtown Ambassadors work to revitalize RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... one to two more teams, expanding each team by a few more ambassadors, increased pay for workers, expansion into Sparks, and patrols of city parks are some of the ideas HSI is exploring with local businesses and government partners, according to ...

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  17. Habitual Felon Sentenced In Firearm CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... most recent prison term expired in May of 2012. The events which led to Moreno's arrest occurred on June 27, 2014, in Sparks when he was stopped for a traffic violation. After providing a fake name, he ultimately told officers he had a gun under the ...

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  18. Judge sentences habitual criminal in gun crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Second Judicial District Court Judge Scott Freeman sentenced Jesse Albert Moreno of Sparks, to 20 years in prison for possessing a firearm as a felon and 20 years in prison due to the firearm being stolen. The sentences will run concurrently and Moreno will be eligible for parole after serving a minimum of eight years.

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  19. Oregon State Beavers spring game: Which recruits are visiting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Oregonian

    ... several options at the tight end position, one of which appears to be Parker Houston, a three-star prospect out of Sparks, Nevada. Rated as the No. 21 tight end in the country by Rivals, Houston is 6-foot-5, 228 pounds and could emerge as a major ...

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  20. D'Andrea Owner Pays Back Taxes, Auction CanceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The future of the dilapidated D'Andrea Golf Course in Sparks is unclear as the six-parcel property is no longer up for auction.

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