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Sparks, Nevada is located in Washoe County. Zip codes in Sparks, NV include 89435, 89432, and 89434. The median home price in Sparks is $245,500 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Sparks information.

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12 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Missing Mother and Daughter Found

Sparks police say 35-year-old Corina Laramore left a residence in the 900 block of Railborne Drive in Sparks.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KTVN Reno

Things 2 Do

It's Labor Day Weekend the last long weekend of the summer and there will be no shortage of Things 2 Do! From the Best in the West Rib Cook-off in Sparks to the Numaga POW Wow in Hungry Valley to the Paddle Boat races on Lake Tahoe.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Man Bound and Robbed Inside Sparks Warehouse; See Surveillance Photo

Sparks police are looking for a man who tied up a man in a warehouse, then stole his cellphone and car.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Sparks police cleared in fatal shooting of woman

Washoe County District Attorney Dick Gammick says two Sparks police officers were justified when they fatally shot a woman they believed was suicidal when she pointed a gun at them outside her home last fall.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Casinos: Labor Day means 'Best of the West' ribs in Reno

The Nugget in Sparks may no longer belong to the Ascuaga family, but that doesn’t mean an end to the resort and casino’s special events.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Crash Slows Traffic at Vista and Iratcabal in Sparks

Police are asking drivers to avoid the intersection of Vista and Iratcabal, north of Disc Drive, because of a crash.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Man injured while riding train through Sparks

Reports say a person was injured while riding a train passing through Sparks off Deming Way between Glendale Ave. and Greg St. Sparks Police say it happened shortly after 1 a.m. after the person got his right foot caught between the train cars; the man was taken to Renown in Reno for treatment.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Best in the West Rib Cook-Off gets smokin' on Wednesday

A mountain of pork ribs will be sold by 23 professional cookers at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off, beginning Wednesday and running through Labor Day.

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SiliconValley.com

Tesla gigafactory: State budget watchdogs urge fiscal restraint

The fierce competition among five states to land Tesla Motors' planned "gigafactory" for battery production has been the economic development story of the summer.

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KRNV-TV Reno

SPD releases sketch to help identify stabbing suspect

The Sparks Police Department has released a sketch of the suspect in the recent Sparks stabbing incident, which was completed with the assistance of the victim.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Possible shooting on G Street in Sparks

Sparks Police are investigating a possible shooting on G Street. According to Lieutenant Pete Krall, at around 8 p.m., Sparks Police received numerous reports of shots fired in the 1000-block of G Street.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Shockya.com

Dream Deceivers DVD Review

December 23, 1985 in Sparks Nevada, 20-year-old James Vance and 18-year-old Raymond Belknap shared a 12-guage shotgun to end their lives.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Man Accused of Attacking Woman and Endangering Child

Sparks police have arrested a man they believe held a woman against her will and put her child in danger.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Two sides debate margins tax

Two sides debate margins tax Healthy Communities Coalition hosts debate as part of August meeting.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Installation Of Monitoring Wells To Take Place In Sparks

The Washoe County Community Services Department is performing limited construction activities as part of the Central Truckee Meadows Remediation District Program.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Search on for Man Accused of Trying to Run Ex Off Road

Sparks police are looking for a man they believe rammed his ex-girlfriend's vehicle with her in it early Friday.

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Examiner.com

Labor Day Weekend 2014

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nevada. This is one of the area's favorite Labor Day events.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Suspect identified in Sparks shooting

UPDATE: 1:57 p.m., 8/21/14 RENO, Nev. -- Investigators have identified the Sparks shooting suspect as Luis Alberto Machado from Carson City.

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KTVN Reno

Man in Custody After Firing Nearly 100 Shots from Motel 6 Balcony

A man was arrested Thursday morning after police say he fire nearly 100 shots from his Motel 6 balcony in Sparks.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Journal

Space-off: Outer space execs to face off at upcoming Seattle defense conference

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 .

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