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2 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal
A man sought by the Sparks Police Department for questioning about a possible domestic battery incident surrendered to police Sunday morning, police said.
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A survey of Nevada high school students released in February suggests Washoe County students are at greater risk from violence than Clark County students.
Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, opened the Washoe County Republican Convention on Saturday at John Ascuaga's Nugget with an unpleasant thought: The Nevada GOP is losing good, conservative members who are almost being pushed out.
New evidence in a 1976 Reno murder may link the case to five others in the bay area, but that doesn't necessarily mean the woman who has been behind bars for the crime isn't guilty.
Just last month, two Spanish Springs' residents were celebrating with family in Madera, Calif.
According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, a neighbor reported suspicious activity at a vacant house on Shadow Lane in Sparks on Thursday, March 6, 2014.
For the first time in 15 years, Washoe County has a new manager. John Slaughter replaced Katy Simon back in November.
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning to local residents about a phone scam in which scammers are posing as local law enforcement personal to fraudulently obtain money from innocent victims.
Speaking of that Reno mayor's race, Southern Nevadans might be wondering why the Washoe County municipality has offices on the ballot in an even-numbered year.
Thousands of people in our community are victims of domestic violence. Now through the Affordable Care Act many of these people can get help through their doctors.
The Washoe County Health District and the University of Nevada, Reno Business Environmental Program are sponsoring the 2014 Wood Stove Change-Out Program, providing qualified residents of Washoe County financial incentives up to $1,100 to replace old, dirty-burning wood stoves with new, efficient, cleaner-burning stoves.
The Washoe County Sheriff's office issued 577 total citations last month as part of a statewide effort distracted driving awareness campaign, authorities reported Thursday.
Marsha Berkbigler, whose Washoe County Commission District 1 seat includes Incline Village, announced Friday she will run for Reno mayor in 2014.
The husband of a missing Spanish Springs woman concocted a false story about her supposed death before he committed suicide, but she too is likely dead, detectives said Wednesday.
This week is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Lately we've seen some pretty nice weather but the Truckee Meadows has also seen its fair share of major storms in spring as well.