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20 hrs ago | SFGate

Cops cleared in soldier's fatal shooting 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.

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Yesterday | Daily Kos

This week in the war on voting: L.A. and disabled voters, re-enfranchising felons

Nevada's Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller has sent a memo to election officials statewide informing them that the use of Democrat Party in the place of "Democratic Party" on official election documents is a no-go from now on.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Newt Gingrich, Rush Limbaugh, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Reno, NV

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

First responders perform emergency response drill

The Nevada Guard's 92nd Civil Support Team partnered with he Washoe County Emergency Management and the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package to conduct an emergency drill evaluation exercise on Friday.

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KTVN Reno

Medical Examiner's Office Identifies Body Found in Irrigation Ditch

The Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the body found Thursday afternoon in an irrigation ditch near the University of Nevada.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Reno lawmaker wants state to lift ban on sale of wine made in Clark, Washoe counties

Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey, R-Reno, said he would introduce legislation in the 2015 Legislature to make and sell wine in Washoe and Clark counties.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Reno, NV, Nevada, Clark County, NV

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

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.

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