Washoe County Newswire (Page 5)

Washoe County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washoe County, NV. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 2,670 in Washoe County, NV

  1. Snowstorm is the 4th-largest March storm on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2018 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... off the roads, but if you do have to drive he said to keep your distance and give yourself plenty of time. Washoe County schools, Carson City schools, Truckee Tahoe Unified schools and the Truckee Meadows Community College have been closed for the ...

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  2. Officials: Reno rent spike is 'beyond a crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    As cheap motels vanish, officials say Reno's affordable housing crisis is worse than ever State legislators seek a solution to growing housing woes Check out this story on rgj.com: A homeless man covers himself with a jacket as snow begins to fall at Reno City Plaza in downtown Reno on March 2, 2018. Between record rent increases, a growing homeless population and the disappearance of weekly motels, Sheila Leslie, Washoe County's behavioral health program coordinator, struggled to recall a more dire housing market for Northern Nevada's poor and homeless residents.

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  3. Region Moves Forward on Bikeshare ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    ... that it could possibly be a good fit for our community." Now that the Sparks is on board, the idea goes to the Washoe County Commission for approval. If they sign on, then the City of Reno will get the green light to start taking bids from different ...

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  4. Two Separate Arrests for Fighting, Running From PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County Sherriff's office arrested two people over the weekend for different incidents where suspects tried to fight police and run. Officials say the first happened Friday night around 9:15 p.m. when a Washoe K9 deputy made a traffic stop on I-80 near Nugget Avenue.

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  5. Historic Nevada Divorce House May Be Moved For RedevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... vada from around the U.S. because of its lax residency requirements. More than 32,000 divorces were granted in Washoe County from 1929 to 1939, a time when the county seat, Reno, had a population of 18,000.

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  6. Historic divorce houses in Reno may be moved for redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... from around the U.S. because of its lax residency requirements. More than 32,000 divorces were granted in Washoe County from 1929 to 1939, a time when the county seat, Reno, had a population of about 18,000. By the late 1930s, the county was ...

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  7. Judge: Settle case of Reno woman wrongly jailed for 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... Supreme Court. But she was convicted again in 1984, and the high court upheld the conviction in 1988 before a Washoe County judge vacated it in 2014. Wang says Woods was a poorly educated woman with severe mental illness who was "intentionally ...

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  8. Death of 1-year-old Las Vegas boy ruled homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... disorder. His death was ruled a homicide Friday. Police said Zane died as a result of injuries suffered in Washoe County in 2016. The injuries were described as "nonaccidental trauma" in a Clark County Department of Family Services report. On May ...

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  9. More Than 5,000 Without Power in Washoe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    NV Energy says more than 5,000 people are without power in Washoe County Friday night. Nearly 4,300 of the affected customers are in the Spanish Springs area.

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  10. Judge: Settle case of wrongly jailed Reno womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... Supreme Court. But she was convicted again in 1984, and the high court upheld the conviction in 1988 before a Washoe County judge vacated it in 2014. Wang says Woods was a poorly educated woman with severe mental illness who was "intentionally ...

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  11. Man in Boomtown Murder Case Booked Into Washoe County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    A Reno man accused of murdering another man at Boomtown Casino Hotel last month is now behind bars at Washoe County Jail. The victim, identified as 53-year-old David McMillan of Reno was found dead at Boomtown on February 26th.

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  12. RSAR Releases February 2018 Existing Home Sales ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Nevada Business Journal

    The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS released its February 2018 report on existing home sales in Washoe County, including median sales price and number of home sales in the region.

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  13. New Group to Tackle Nevada's Opioid ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    ... saying they've seen an increasing trend of abuse, addiction, and overdoses across the state since 2010. In Washoe County alone, they reported more than 130 drug-related deaths in 2017. The state has started a database to monitor opioid ...

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    ... in northern Nevada have filed a suit against the drug's manufacturers. An attorney for the plaintiffs in Washoe County says the drug led to compulsive behavior that not only caused financial losses, but also mental anguish. Perhaps the worst part, ...

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  15. Nevada heroin overdose deaths have nearly tripled since 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... of opioid deaths in rural counties. In rural areas, sheriffs often double as the county coroner, said Washoe County Coroner Laura Knight. They can generally run their own toxicology screening - though they don't have the forensic pathology ...

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  16. Brandon Siri Decides Not to Run for Reno Mayor After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    ... Hall, increase police numbers and community safety, crackdown on drug dealers and substance abuse, work with Washoe County to address the rising homeless situation, and get smarter about the City's assets and budget." "In closing, new fresh ideas ...

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  17. Arizona Republic, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel lead 2017 Usa Today Network journalism awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... revealed shocking failures by officials that contributed to a spike in the number of deaths of inmates at the Washoe County Jail. Judges said: The investigation showed -- with data and compelling narratives -- the increase in deaths of inmates and ...

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  18. Nevada AG Announces Formation of Statewide Partnership on Opioid CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    ... Nevada Department of Public Safety Bob Crowell, Mayor of Carson City Kevin Dick, District Health Officer for Washoe County Rebecca Druckman, Deputy District Attorney for Washoe County James Dzurenda, Director for the Nevada Department of Corrections ...

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  19. Arrest for Drugs, Fraud, Theft and DamagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    Two people are behind bars accused of renting vacation homes in Truckee with fake credit cards, stealing from them and leaving tens of thousands of dollars in damage behind. On Wednesday, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office notified Truckee Police of a possible fraud at a vacation house in Incline Village.

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  20. Nevadans' lawsuit says drug triggers compulsive gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The complaint, filed in Washoe County District Court on Wednesday, alleges that the manufacturers and distributors of the anti-psychotic medication Abilify failed to warn patients and doctors of the side effects. Five Northern Nevadans are suing the manufacturers and distributors of prescription anti-psychotic medication Abilify, claiming the companies didn't adequately warn patients that the drug could cause compulsive behavior, including gambling.

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