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3 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

Carson City Sheriff's Log: Man arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, obstructing officer

According to the man's arrest report, security at a casino reported that he was refusing to leave.

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Sparks Tribune

Spanish Springs church vandalized overnight

Contributed photo -- A Washoe County Sheriff's Office inmate work crew member helps clean graffiti vandalism off a wall at a church building in Spanish Springs on Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Spanish Springs, NV

KTVN Reno

Washoe County Prescription Drug Round Up on April 26th

On April 26th, 2014, local and federal agencies will once again partner together to sponsor the Prescription Drug Round Up event for Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

KOLO-TV Reno

Woman Charged With Trying to Kill Husband in Cold Springs

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is looking for information to help the investigation into what they say was an attempted murder.

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Related Topix: Cold Springs, NV, Reno, NV

KTVN Reno

Washoe Deputies Need Help in Domestic Dispute Investigation

Deputies say 55-year-old Edden Gonzales-Baer is suspected of attacking her husband while driving in a red van on Village Parkway near Georgetown Drive around 8:30am.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Officials ID pilot killed in crash of home-built helicopter in Reno

Authorities have identified the pilot who died in the crash of a small, home-built helicopter at Reno Stead Airport.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Interpretive performance aims to help sexual assault victims

Last week, Washoe County Commissioners officially proclaimed April as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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KRNV-TV Reno

On Your Side: Alleged child abuse at Piccolo School

News 4 has learned Washoe County School Police and Child Protective Services are both looking into allegations a teacher abused a student.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Body Found By Camper

Churchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter confirming to KOLO 8 News Now Sunday that a body has been discovered in a shallow grave near Exit 65 off I-80.

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Related Topix: Churchill County, NV

Sat Apr 12, 2014

KTVN Reno

Human Remains Found on Peavine Mountain

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating after Human Remains were found on top of Peavine Mountain.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Local student proving people wrong at skills competition

One local Washoe County high school student is standing out from the rest at this year's Skills USA Nevada competition.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Complaints filed against NCLB

After a behavioral health care center in Sparks was raided by the Attorney General's Office on Wednesday, News4's Madison Corney was met with opposition in her search for answers.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV, Fallon, NV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KTVN Reno

Reno Police Arrest Eldorado Security Officer on Murder Charge

Reno police have arrested an Eldorado casino security officer they say used an excessive amount of bodily force against another man, killing him last December.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

Reno Police Make Arrest In 2013 Murder

Reno, NV A murder dating back to 2013 has led to the arrest of 23-year-old Stefen Johnson by the Reno Police Department.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

On Your Side: Alleged child abuse at Piccolo School

News 4 has learned Washoe County School Police and Child Protective Services are both looking into allegations a teacher abused a student.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

KRNV-TV Reno

Attorney General's Office raids No Child Left Behind in Sparks

News 4 has learned that the Nevada Attorney General's office conducted a raid on the No Child Left Behind Behavioral Healthcare Services.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Candlelight vigil and awards ceremony for local heroes

The community came together on Wednesday for a special awards ceremony and candlelight vigil to celebrate local heroes, support survivors, and bring awareness to the rights of crime victims.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KTVN Reno

RPD Donates 480+ Children's Books to Washoe County School District

During the month of March, the Officers and Staff of the Reno Police Department donated over 480 children's books as part of the Washoe County School Districts community book drive and "round up" program which was coordinated by RPD Officer Guilford.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KRNV-TV Reno

School board approves $73 million in projects through 2017

"We need to utilize this money or it would expire," said Washoe County School District Chief Operations Officer Pete Etchart.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Verdi, NV, Sparks, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

Washoe County Okays Medical Pot Zoning Rules

Washoe County commissioners have approved rules governing where medical marijuana facilities will be allowed within unincorporated areas of the county.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

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