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1 hr ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Reports: Mieras files lawsuit against Washoe County School District

As one lawsuit with the Washoe County School District appears to be heading to an end, another is just beginning.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KTVN Reno

Efficiency at Center of TMWA, Washoe County Water Utility Merger

The Truckee Meadows Water Authority and the Washoe County Water Utility will consolidate into one agency, on December 31, 2014.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Identity of inmate death revealed

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a female inmate.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Washoe County School District set to make decision on Pedro

The Washoe County School Board of Trustees is set to make a decision on Superintendent Pedro Martinez's settlement offer.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Washoe County Commissioners to take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Board of Washoe County Commissioners is set to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge after being called out by the Reno Mayor, Reno City Council and others from social media.

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KRNV-TV Reno

UNR School of Medicine offers free children's clinic

The University of Nevada, School of Medicine, will be holding a free clinic for children Aug. 26 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Student Outreach Clinics are a free service providing much needed care for Washoe County's medically uninsured population.

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KTVN Reno

No foul play suspected in Lake Tahoe death

Washoe County sheriff's deputies say they do not suspect foul play but continue to investigate the death of a 40-year-old Incline Village man whose body was found in Lake Tahoe last week near the boat docks at Sand Harbor.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KTVN Reno

WCSO Investigates Inmate Death

Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of an inmate at the Washoe County Detention Facility.

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KTVN Reno

Detectives Identify Body Found at Sand Harbor

Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office have identified the man whose body was found near the Sand Harbor boat docks on Friday, but the circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear.

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Mass Transit

RTC Washoe County Names New CFO

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County announced Stephanie Haddock has been promoted to chief financial officer /director of the finance department.

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Washington Post

GovBeat: Harry Reid calls Nevada lawmakers 'cowards' for not banning prostitution

Sen. Harry Reid criticized the Nevada legislature for its inaction banning prostitution in the state, saying it hurts Nevada's business climate and reputation.

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Related Topix: US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, Video Games, US Governors, Brian Sandoval, Liberal Political News

KRNV-TV Reno

Apparent shooting in Verdi sends one woman to hospital

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a reported shooting. Just before 4 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Eucalyptus Court, the female victim of an apparent shooting was transported by REMSA from the Verdi area.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Reno man arrested for allegedly ramming ex-grilfriend's car

A Reno man wanted for battery with a deadly weapon and eluding police has been apprehended.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Sparks, NV

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Wayne Burgarello released from custody

Wayne Burgarello has been released from custody. According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, the 73-year-old murder suspect bonded out of custody on Friday.

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KRNV-TV Reno

WCSO: Death investigation at Sand Harbor

WCSO says there is an active death investigation after a body was found in water at 10:49 a.m. near the boat ramp at Sand Harbor.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Installation Of Monitoring Wells To Take Place In Sparks

The Washoe County Community Services Department is performing limited construction activities as part of the Central Truckee Meadows Remediation District Program.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

KTVN Reno

Deputies Arrest Man in December 2013 Incline Village Murder

Washoe County Detectives have arrested a man on one charge of open murder in connection with a December 2013 death in Incline Village.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV, Reno, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Sheriff's Detectives make arrest in Incline Village murder investigation

Sheriff's Detectives have made an arrest in the Incline Village murder investigation.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSL-TV

DNA is key in contested Nevada murder conviction

Modern DNA technology is the focus of a hearing Thursday in a decades-old murder case in which a 64-year-old woman is trying to overturn her conviction after spending more than 30 years in a Nevada prison.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, University of Nevada-Reno

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Criminal in and out of Nevada prison since 1976 dies

A man in and out of the prison system for nearly 40 years has died, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Prison

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