Washoe County Newswire (Page 9)

Washoe County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washoe County, NV. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 4,768 in Washoe County, NV

  1. WCSD Students Plan to Walk Out of Class FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    ... meant to mark the shooting at Columbine High School, which happened 19 years ago Friday. Students at several Washoe County high schools are planning on walking out of class to mark the anniversary. "We do have a voice and we are going to use it as ...

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  2. Reno man faces life sentences for fondling 3 boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... after the mother of one of the boys caught him sending disturbing text messages to her son, according to the Washoe County District Attorney's Office. Christopher Kindler, 43, was found guilty last week of five counts of lewdness with a child under ...

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  3. Second Judicial Court Warns Public About Ongoing Phone ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    The Second Judicial District Court is warning residents of an ongoing jury duty scam where the scammer poses as someone from the Washoe County Sheriff's Office. The scammer calls the victim to advise that he or she has missed jury duty, but can avoid arrest by paying a fine.

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  4. Reno Man Sentenced as Habitual Criminal, Gets 25 Years in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County District Attorney's Office says a Reno man was sentenced as a habitual criminal on Wednesday. Authorities say Lucas Brady must serve 10 years in prison before he's eligible for parole.

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  5. Let Freedom RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NewsReview.com

    At the Washoe County Republican Convention, the platform proposals on immigration drew heated debate. County Republicans are against Nevada becoming a sanctuary state.

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  6. Man walking his dog finds body in the Truckee RiverRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... As the community begins to think about tubing down the Truckee River or breaking out the barbecues, Washoe County officials are reminding the public on how to keep you and your pets safe. The body was discovered at about 4:33 p.m. along the ...

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  7. Man Convicted Of Lewdness With A ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    After a weeklong jury trial in Washoe County District Court, the District Attorney's Office has secured a conviction in a lewdness with a child case. Christopher E. Kindler, 43, was found guilty last Friday on 5 counts of lewdness with a child under the age of fourteen and one count of attempted lewdness with a child under the age of fourteen.

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  8. Student walkouts against gun violence planned this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    It's the second time students will leave their classrooms to demand action from lawmakers on gun violence in schools WCSD students again plan school walkouts for Friday in protest of gun violence It's the second time students will leave their classrooms to demand action from lawmakers on gun violence in schools Check out this story on rgj.com: Noah Christiansen, a McQueen High student who was suspended by the Washoe County School District for using profanity when talking about gun laws to a staff person at U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev.office.

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  9. 16 years in prison for fugitive who shot at deputies in RenoRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    A fugitive who shot at Washoe County sheriff's deputies during a high-speed chase in Reno last year has been sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison on drug- and parole-related charges. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Eugene Corona was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Reno Tuesday after pleading guilty in November to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    ... to behave around them and how to safely halter a horse and get it on a trailer. A group of volunteers from the Washoe County Search and Rescue Team came down for this latest round of training. "I've done fire evacuations but not with large animals," ...

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  11. Hug student who was shot ordered to Texas treatment facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Hug student who was shot in 2016 at school after appearing to wave 2 knives sent to treatment facility out of state Judge orders Hug High student who was shot by police to Texas treatment center Hug student who was shot in 2016 at school after appearing to wave 2 knives sent to treatment facility out of state Check out this story on rgj.com: Logan Clark, a Hug High student who was shot at school on Dec. 7, 2016 by a Washoe County School District police officer, was ordered by a family court judge on Tuesday to a treatment facility in Texas.

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  12. Washoe Sheriff Continues No Shave CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    The "No Shave" campaign lead by the Washoe Country Sheriff's Office raised over four thousand dollars to the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation during the month of March. Since November, male deputies at the Washoe County Sheriff's Office have been allowed to grow facial hair outside of their grooming standards and relaxed hair standards are allowed for female deputies, as long as they donated to a chosen charity each month.

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  13. Commissioners Nix Study on Pot LoungesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    Pot lounges will not be a part of unincorporated Washoe County anytime soon, after the Board of County Commissioners voted 3-2 against a study into the social clubs. Commissioners Kitty Jung and Marsha Berkbigler voted in favor of the motion, which would have directed staff to conduct a study on the impact of pot lounges.

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  14. Washoe County Sheriff: Four Arrested After Drug and Weapons InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County Sheriff's Office All Threats All Crimes Unit were conducting an investigation into ex-felons that were in possession of illegal drugs and firearms. Bob Harmon, Washoe County Sheriff's Public Information Officer, says the unit attempted to pull over three suspects in a traffic stop at 1 p.m. Tuesday, near Virginia and Peckham.

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  15. Help sought in probe of dead Reno woman in burning carRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    Washoe County sheriff's deputies have identified the woman whose body was found in a burning vehicle north of Reno last month but they say the circumstances surrounding her death remain a mystery. The county medical examiner's office confirmed Tuesday the body of 51-year-old Christine Townsend of Reno was found March 20 in a burning car on American Flat Road about 2 miles north of the Reno Stead Airport.

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  16. Washoe County schools mull cuts in English-language programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Washoe County school students still trying to learn English could suffer the biggest brunt of tentative spending cuts the school board is considering. The Reno Gazette Journal reports the single-largest line item cut recommended this year - about $680,000 of the more than $4 million proposed - would eliminate 10 teaching positions in the English-language program.

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  17. Washoe County Medical Examiner Identifies Burned Body Found North of RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County Medical Examiner has identified the body found inside a burned out truck north of Reno last month. Washoe County Deputies say 51-year-old Christine Townsend of Reno died in the incident which was reported around 7:30 a.m. on March 20th.

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  18. Washoe County School District to Discuss Budget at MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County School Board is scheduled to discuss the upcoming fiscal year budget at a special meeting on Tuesday. At its February 27th meeting, staff presented its first budget update.

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  19. Washoe County Begins to Update Master Plan for ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    It's been 20 years since Washoe County developed a master plan, so officials decided now would be a great time to get feedback from the community as they try to address needs, and look big picture for the next 20 years. At Spanish Springs Library on Monday, Washoe County Park officials held their first of four open houses this week, to learn from the public what parks and facilities they use, what's missing in their neighborhood, and what the county could do better.

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  20. Burning Man founder Larry Harvey hospitalized after massive strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... Parker photo. published cutline LAST TIME? Organizers of the Burning Man festival say they may not return to Washoe County next year. A trio of women from left to right: Sarah Suloff, Sausalito, Calif., Michelle Maine , and Diana Halfmann both from ...

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