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UPDATED: Two Pilots Killed After Crash at Air Races

UPDATED: Two Pilots Killed After Crash at Air Races

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE RENO AIR RACES ASSOCIATION: On Sunday afternoon, around 2:15 p.m., veteran pilots of the T-6 class, Nick Macy and Chris Rushing passed after the T-6 Gold race had ended. Both individuals were longtime participants and staunch supporters of the event and we are heartbroken over this loss.  While the incident happened…MORE

NORAD Jets Intercept Plane Near Biden Vacation Home at Lake Tahoe

(Incline Village, NV) — U.S. military fighters responded to a civilian aircraft violating the no-fly zone around President Biden’s Lake Tahoe area getaway. The president and his family are vacationing near Incline Village, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Multiple sources report two NORAD F-16s and a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter responded with…MORE

Suspect in Custody in Reno Standoff

Suspect in Custody in Reno Standoff

UPDATE: The suspect in the case that caused a standoff and shut down Plumb Lane and Benjamin Franklin has been taken into custody. (Reno, NV) — Reno Police have converged on a home off Ben Franklin and Plumb Lane, and issued a shelter-in-place order for neighbors in the area, after a man apparently barricaded himself…MORE

Human Remains Discovered on UNR Campus

(Reno, NV) — The body of a female was discovered Wednesday morning on campus at University of Nevada-Reno. Campus police say the human remains were discovered on the north end of the Quad between the Paul Laxalt Mineral Engineering and Mackay School of Mines buildings around 7:10am. The discovery was made by campus workers. In…MORE

Fire crews battle brush fire in southwest Reno

Multiple crews including the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District are battling a fire of 20 acres in Evans Canyon, southwest of McCarran in southwest Reno. The fire was reported about 8:14 a.m. and is in US Forest Service jurisdiction. TMFPD said aerial support is dropping retardant on the fire. Although no evacuations are in place,…MORE

Ben Carson calls for meeting between all five GOP campaigns

  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Ben Carson is calling on the five Republican presidential candidates to all gather and bury their hatchets before Thursday night’s debate in Detroit. In a statement, Carson, a long-shot in a race dominated by Donald Trump, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, said that “this race has taken…MORE