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11 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno
One floor below the Washoe County Court House, adjacent to its secure underground garage, a door leads to a room that contains the evidence gathered during most of a century of criminal and civil cases tried in the courtrooms above.
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12 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno
Washoe County is moving forward with laying the groundwork to eventually allow the sale of medical marijuana.
20 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
Washoe County Search and Rescue is out again continuing their search for evidence in the case of missing Spanish Springs woman Colleen Muhl.
Yesterday | KOLO-TV Reno
RENO, Nev. At the Metro Car Wash on Longley Lane, owner Ernie Ionno looks up at the cloudy sky concerned how the weather will affect business that day.
Yesterday | Daily Sparks Tribune
Tribune file photo -- Washoe County Sheriff's Office teamed with Reno and Sparks Police departments for a Joining Forces campaign targeting distracted driving in February, which saw hundreds of speeding violations and dozens of cell phone violations.
The federal investigator handling the crash of a light plane east of Carson City says at this point, he and others are "looking at everything" to try to figure out what happened.
And that's why hundreds of highly-trained volunteers are on standby available at a moment's notice to help in emergencies.
Washoe County Park Rangers are seeking volunteers to help cleanup the pasture area located at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
The race for Reno Mayor is getting crowded, with more than a dozen candidates so far and the filing deadline still four days away.
Police say 27-year-old Andrew Dovichi was booked into the Washoe County jail on Sunday on suspicion of domestic battery, false imprisonment and child endangerment.
The state of Nevada is no stranger to droughts, but they are ordinarily a local, not a statewide phenomenon.
The woman convicted of murdering a University of Nevada, Reno nursing student in 1976 has requested a new trial based on DNA evidence examined by the Washoe County forensic examiners.
Early information received suggested that Miceli left from Wellington in his aircraft during the afternoon hours Saturday.
Washoe County deputies say two women have been arrested after they were caught trying to remove copper pipes from a vacant house in Sparks.
A man sought by the Sparks Police Department for questioning about a possible domestic battery incident surrendered to police Sunday morning, police said.
A survey of Nevada high school students released in February suggests Washoe County students are at greater risk from violence than Clark County students.