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2 hrs ago | 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

KTVN Reno

Sierra Spirit Extends Hours for Nevada Home Night Games

From the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County: The RTC SIERRA SPIRIT, which utilizes fully electric buses, will be operating extended hours for Nevada home night games.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

RTC invites public to help plan Keystone Ave. Corridor

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is inviting the public to help plan improvements to the Keystone Avenue Corridor.

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KRNV-TV Reno

RPD looks for person of interest from July vehicle burglary

RPD Burglary Detectives have been using Secret Witness tips to work on a case regarding a July vehicle burglary in a downtown parking garage.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Board of Trustees to vote on settlement offer to Pedro Martinez

A settlement between the Washoe County School Board of Trustees and Superintendent Pedro Martinez could come as soon as next week.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Police on scene in Sparks after witnesses hear multiple shots fired

Police are on the scene at a motel 6 in Sparks after witnesses reported hearing multiple shots fired in the area.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

Nevada Appeal

Spooner bones tentative ID made

While making a tentative identification of remains found near Spooner Summit, Douglas County investigators are waiting to confirm the identity before releasing a name.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Animal Control Looks To Update Codes

"They are a low maintenance animal, and they are very quiet and they don't disturb the neighbors.

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KTVN Reno

Workshops Scheduled to Address Water Consolidation

From Washoe County: A series of public workshops is scheduled to address rules and rates regarding the consolidation of Washoe County's water utility and South Truckee Meadows General Improvement District with Truckee Meadows Water Authority .

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KTVN Reno

As Summer Winds Down, Area Road Construction Ramps Up

It may seem like the dog days of road construction, as signs are popping up all around town.

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Nevada Appeal

Lawyer: Ready to prove killing was self-defense

A new lawyer for a 73-year-old Sparks man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed trespasser has waived the former schoolteacher's preliminary hearing and says that they are ready to go to trial to prove he acted in self-defense.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Violent Crime, Sparks, NV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTVN Reno

2nd Street Closing to Eastbound Traffic Near Renown Wednesday

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is advising drivers 2nd Street near Renown Regional Medical Center will close to all eastbound traffic beginning Wednesday, August 20th.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Washoe County Regional Animal Services proposing animal code changes

Several News 4 viewers emailed us concerns on how animals are being treated in local retail stores.

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