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13 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

D.A. finds officer involved shooting justified, victim's family not notified

Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick released a final report on June 17, 2014 regarding an officer involved shooting that took the life of Kenneth Stafford on July 11, 2013.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sparks, NV, Reno, NV

14 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Ask Joe: Can campaign signs stay up?

One of them was C.P. in Sommersett who wrote in asking if there is a rule or ordinance that requires election signs to be cleaned up after the primary? : There are still plenty of signs up.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Fighting Back Against Mosquitoes

They're hiding out in your community, silently plotting to spread disease, but they're not going to get away with it.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Entomology, Science

KTVN Reno

Washoe Deputies Arrest Reno Man on Animal Cruelty Charges

Washoe County Deputies have arrested a Reno man on animal cruelty charges after they say they found animal remains inside in a motel room earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

on Your Side: Vandals damage Northwest Reno family's home and property

One Northwest Reno family is left picking up the pieces and fronting the bill after vandals attacked their home on more than one occasion.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

NewsReview.com

Cops

This is the third installment in our year-long project looking at the issue of fatal encounters between law enforcement and people.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Reno Gazette-Journal

NHP: Gravel spill causes I-80 pileup

NHP: Gravel spill causes I-80 pileup NHP: A multiple-vehicle pileup on I-80 near Derby Dam shut down westbound lanes Monday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KTVN Reno

Mosquito Abatement Scheduled Thursday for Truckee Meadows

From the Washoe County Health District The Washoe County Health District Vector-Borne Diseases Prevention Program will be conducting their third scheduled mosquito abatement operation beginning at 6:00 a.m., on Thursday, July 10. Helicopter applications of Altosid will be applied to 950 acres in Lemmon Valley, Kiley Ranch, Red Hawk, Rosewood Lakes, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Washoe Valley, NV, Weather, West Nile Virus, Health

KTVN Reno

Committee to Aid Abused Women Awarded $50,925

The Committee to Aid Abused Women , or CAAW as it is known, exists for one reason...to bring an end to family violence in Washoe County.

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KTVN Reno

Police: Secret Witness Tips Lead Authorities to Stolen Vehicle, Suspects

Reno police says some Secret Witness tips helped them locate and arrest two people accused of stealing a vehicle on the Fourth of July in Reno.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTVN Reno

RTC Intercity Will Stop at Summit Mall Starting July 14th

From the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County: RTC INTERCITY, the commuter bus service linking downtown Reno and Carson City, will add a stop at the Summit Mall beginning on Monday, July 14th.

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV, Reno, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

Flash Flood Warning in Effect Until 7PM

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a flash flood warning for north central Storey County in western Nevada and south central Washoe County in western Nevada until 7PM.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Reno, NV, Storey County, NV

KTVN Reno

Deputies Investigate Suspicious Item Near Eastlake Blvd. in Washoe Valley

Washoe County deputies are investigating a suspicious item found on the side of the road near Eastlake Boulevard in Washoe Valley.

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Related Topix: Washoe Valley, NV

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Helicopter crew rescues injured paraglider in mountains east of Tahoe

A regional helicopter crew rescued an injured paraglider who crashed Saturday evening in the mountains east of Lake Tahoe, officials said.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Report May Shed Light on School Police Chief Change

The News 4 "On Your Side" team has obtained a copy of report mentioned by Washoe County School Superintendent Pedro Martinez in an interview last week.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KTVN Reno

Washoe County Regional Animal ServicesHost Public Meeting About Laws

From Washoe County: Washoe County Regional Animal Services is seeking input from the community on proposed changes to the animal control ordinance, Washoe County Code Chapter 55. The existing ordinances were last updated in 2005.

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KTVN Reno

Kids' Fire Camp Teaches Teamwork, Communication

Team building, training in how to communicate and work together. Those are the first things 30 kids are learning at fire camp.

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Related Topix: Fire

KRNV-TV Reno

Washoe County Sheriff's Office seeks person of interest in alleged assault on juvenile

Washoe County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for the public's assistance to help identify a person of interest in an alleged assault on a juvenile that occurred last week at the Sun Valley Skate Park, according to the agency's press release Monday.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Deputies Looking for Info About Assault at Skate Park

Washoe County Sheriff's detectives are looking for help from the public identifying a person of interest in an assault on boy at the Sun Valley Skate Park.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Waste Management announces 4th of July weekend 'Residential Dump Days'

June 30, 2014 - In an effort to assist residents with household cleanups and curb illegal dumping, Waste Management of Nevada announced the next "Residential Dump Days," scheduled for Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6. Residential Dump Days are held only at the Waste Management transfer stations in Reno.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

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