52 min ago
Getting Healthier Food to the Needy
It's a sad paradox...too often the cheapest food for low income families, is the least healthy.
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7 hrs ago
Operation Backpack loads up for school year
Volunteers of America's Operation Backpack is in full swing to help provide homeless youth in the Truckee Meadows with new backpacks and school supplies.
12 hrs ago
Man Arrested for Eluding Police
Just before 6 p.m. police were called out to a home in 100 block of East Devere Way in Sparks on reports of an unwanted subject at the residence.
16 hrs ago
Vietnam Veterans: Fighting For Care, part 2
On Monday, News 4 brought you Part 1 of the two-part series, Vietnam Veterans: Fighting For Care.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Severe Storms Hit Northern Nevada
It's not something we hear often in Northern Nevada, but the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the area Monday night.
Sparks Police Investigate Shots Fired on 9th Street; No One Hurt
Sparks Police are investigating who fired shots at a full-size pickup truck in Sparks on Monday afternoon.
Desert Tortoises Heading North
About a month ago, Patty Cwiak of Sparks adopted Tucker. He now lives in her backyard - and Patty couldn't be more thrilled.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
New York Daily News
Pinky of blame pointed to con man killer
On a summer afternoon in 1993, a Toronto good-for-nothing named Mohamed Kamaludeen sent a teenager on a mission to fetch a diamond ring he coveted.
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)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
John Ascuaga will part with 18K Golden Rooster at upcoming auction
The John Ascuaga family will auction off the 18-karat Golden Rooster that once perched in the casino baron's namesake hotel and casino at 1100 Nugget Ave. in Sparks for more than 50 years.
Clear Creek Fire: 75% contained
Crews have reported progress on a western Nevada wildfire that had threatened the ranch of former casino owner John Ascuaga.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sparks Police Investigate Early-Morning Kidnapping
Sparks police are looking for a man who is reported to have kidnapped a woman who was able to escape.
Sparks motorcyclist dies after July 4 hit-and-run
A motorcyclist has died from injuries he suffered in a hit-and-run accident in Sparks on the Fourth of July.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
Community Notification: Tier III Sex Offender Moves to Sparks
From the Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit: The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III Sex Offender.
Bandit with arm sling sought in Sparks bank heist
Sparks police are looking for a bandit with one arm in a sling who robbed a bank in a grocery store near Red Hawk Golf Course.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Rash Of Power Outages Still Keeping Residents In The Dark
After getting power back on following a series of late afternoon outages, NV energy is now working to fix another group of outages in both Reno and Sparks.
Reno-Sparks convention bookings up 49 percent
The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority signed contracts for nearly 50 percent more rooms going forward compared with the previous year - 163,259 in fiscal 2013-14 compared to 110,000, said Chris Baum, the authority's president and chief operating officer.
Sparks celebrates Parks and Recreation month
In recognition of Parks and Recreation Month this July, the City of Sparks is set to unveil a state-of-the-art NEOS 360 electronic play system at the Recreation Park on 98 Richards Way.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Police cleared in fatal shooting of soldier in Reno
Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick has ruled police officers were justified when they fatally shot an active-duty U.S. Army soldier in Reno while he was visiting family last year.