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The battle continues between the City of Reno and Washoe County over fire services. The City of Reno has filed a complaint seeking more than $850,000 in reimbursement from the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District.
Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detectives need your help in locating the person or persons responsible for destroying tens of thousands of dollars' worth of fencing in the Virginia Foothills. Sometime during the past week, detectives say someone cut large amounts of a barbed-wire fence that surrounds 80 acres of private property on the 108000 block of Marango Road.
A Reno man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his wife after ramming her minivan off a highway in July 2012. The sentence was imposed this week in Washoe County District Court on 31-year-old Jeffrey Rodriguez, who in May was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder in the death of his 32-year-old wife, Korinda Rodriguez.
Following a unanimous vote of support from the Washoe County School District's Board of Trustees, Community Health Alliance has been given approval to develop a Health Center for various schools in Washoe County. The Health Center will serve students and their families from Earl Wooster High School, Otis Vaughn Middle School, Libby Booth Elementary, Roger Corbett Elementary, and Echo Loder Elementary.
Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office have arrested 43-year-old Cherie Marie Endicott for allegedly taking almost $50,000 from a 96-year-old's bank account. Endicott, a Sparks resident, was arrested on Thursday following a joint investigation by the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and the State of Nevada's Elder Protective Services.
Washoe County Sheriff's Detectives are asking for public assistance identifying a witness to events that preceded the August 31 officer involved shooting on Virginia Street. While Reno Police Officers were searching for the suspect vehicle following the armed robbery and shooting at the CVS on Plumb Lane, a witness flagged down officers in the area of Mt.
The man was allegedly hiding in a locked bedroom and would not come out when deputies responded to a call for a possible structure fire. He reportedly had a warrant out of Washoe County for his arrest.
A 64-year-old woman who spent more than 30 years in prison for a Nevada killing she says she didn't commit was released on Thursday, three days after a judge granted her another trial in light of new DNA evidence. Cathy Woods downed a cheeseburger at Archie's, a 24-hour diner near the University of Nevada, Reno, in her first meal since she was freed.
A Reno man is sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife in 2012. Jeffrey Rodriguez had been convicted of killing Korinda Rodriguez.
Here's a 10-minute supercut of Nic Cage crying over Nevada's worsening education prospects: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDdM_0Xn1l8 True to her nature, Nevada is set to embark on a huge gamble by embracing the dream of economic prosperity propagated by a new and unproven mass-produced technology. Amid much fanfare, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced last week that Nevada had won the right to offer Tesla, a private company specializing in the development of electric cars, the 10th largest taxpayer subsidy in U.S. history to build its battery factory in Nevada: close to $1.3 billion.
After his baby-sitter's bicycle was stolen this summer - while she was bartending at the Incline Spirits Barefoot Bar at Incline Beach, a thief actually cut the lock and sped away, Corman said - and other friends' bikes were stolen, he decided to take action. He and his wife, Kirsten, met with Washoe County Sheriff's Office Lt.
Reno Police say they have been able to locate and take into custody a man who fled from Washoe County Deputies Wednesday evening. Officials with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office say the suspect was pulled over in a black car near the Gold Ranch Casino.
In this June 2, 2014, file photo, Wayne Burgarello, right, with his public defender Justin Champagne, listens to the judge during his bail hearing in Sparks Justice Court in Sparks, Nev. Burgarello, a former schoolteacher charged with murder and attempted murder in the shootings of two unarmed trespassers at a Sparks home he owned, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, Sept.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for a suspect who ran from a traffic stop near Verdi. According to Washoe County spokesperson Bob Harmon, a deputy attempted to pull over a black car near the Gold Ranch Casino.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:23 am
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