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Two northern Nevada fire chiefs have asked the Public Utilities Commission to investigate the safety of NV Energy's residential "smart" meters, saying they believe the meters are associated with a string of recent fires. Fire Chiefs Michael Hernandez of Reno and Tom Garrison of Sparks say four fires in Reno and five blazes in Sparks have been linked to smart meters since 2012.
A local developer is pumping $5 million into redeveloping Midtown. The demolition started on Friday at the Heritage Bank of Nevada to make way for a new multi-use development called The Cov.
A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week's National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones. More than 200,000 people from across the country are expected to attend the annual air races, whose five-day run ends Sunday.
Reno police are investigating a shooting at the Tahoe Motel on E. 4th Street. News 4 is on scene of a shooting at the Tahoe Motel on E. 4th Street where multiple shots were fired just before 11a.m. on September 13, 2014.
A former Australian police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for exposing himself and viewing pornography in the presence of two young girls in Sparks. The sentence was handed down last week in Washoe County District Court to Roderick Skinner, who will be eligible for parole after serving five years.
The FCC is facing a decision that could shape the future of the internet. So experts say "net neutrality" is something you should get up to speed on - and fast.
A Reno man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his wife after ramming her minivan off a highway in July 2012. The sentence was imposed this week in Washoe County District Court on 31-year-old Jeffrey Rodriguez, who in May was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder in the death of his 32-year-old wife, Korinda Rodriguez.
Reno police say one person is being treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting at 6th and Sutro. They are combing the parking lot of the Ramada Inn looking for evidence.
Reno police have arrested two men and one woman, suspected of tagging close to 30 businesses along S. Virginia St. Officers were dispatched to the area of Plumb Ln. and S. Virginia St. at 1 a.m. Friday morning. When they arrived on scene, police located three subjects tagging businesses, who then split up an ran away.
The Reno Fire Department is the community that the manufacturer Kidde has recalled some of their residential smoke alarms. In conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission , Kidde announced a voluntary recall to replace certain Kidde AC/DC smoke alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms.
Washoe County Sheriff's detectives are asking for help identifying and finding a witness to a chase that happened before an officer-involved shooting on Virginia Street. It happened August 31, 2014.
The City of Reno will be celebrating 20 years of AmeriCorps service in Nevada by participating in a National Day of Service Friday. To celebrate, the community is coming together to complete clean-up projects around the Truckee River.
A few months ago we told you about an international canine training organization that moved its headquarters to Reno. They're known for training dogs for the military to fight overseas and for law enforcement across the united states and now they are branching out even more.
There are two ways to look at Lance Gilman of Storey County, Nev., the businessman whose Reno-area industrial center is set to house Tesla's massive gigafactory. To some, he is a major player when it comes to economic development in Nevada, a state that is still clawing its way out of a recession.
He is proud to call himself a Reno native and in his 84 years of living, Wayne Adams has done Reno proud. But whether it was a ski pole, or golf club in hand, his eyes were always to the skies and those planes flying in it.
A 64-year-old woman has been released after spending more than 30 years in prison for a Nevada killing she says she didn't commit. Attorney Maizie Pusich tells the Reno Gazette-Journal that Cathy Woods downed a cheeseburger and onion rings at a Reno burger restaurant Thursday morning after she was freed.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:06 pm
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