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Carson City Woman Arrested After House Fire

A Carson City woman was arrested after a house fire that left one of her children dead and the other in critical condition. 23-year-old Samantha Paulino told investigators she had left her daughter and son, a three year old and a two year old, home alone. She says it was to register for college classes.…MORE

Person in Wheelchair Killed in Crosswalk in Northwest Reno

A person in a wheelchair suffered life threatening injuries after being hit by a pickup in northwest Reno last night. It happened just after 8:30 p.m. at W. Seventh Street and Sierra Highlands Drive. Officers say the person was in the crosswalk when they were hit. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating…MORE

Police Investigating Shooting in The North Valleys

Reno Police are investigating a shooting that happened last night in the North Valleys. It happened in a parking lot near Silver Lake Elementary School. Police say it started when two men got into an argument with someone in a car. The person in the car shot one of the men and drove away. The…MORE

Nugget Casino May Soon Have a New Owner

The Nevada Gaming Commission approved the sale of the Nugget Casino Resort to Colorado-based Century Casinos for $195 million. The deal was first announced in early 2022. Century Casinos executives said they expect to close the deal with Nugget owners Marnell Gaming by mid-year. Century Casinos could spend another $105 million acquiring the rest of…MORE

NDOT Closing State Route 208 For Repaving

The Nevada Department of Transportation will be closing State Route 208 in Wilson Canyon on Monday for roadway repaving. It will be the last phase of repairs from a rockslide on January 10th. It will be closed from 7:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. between Hudson Aurora Road and State Route 339 through the Wilson Canyon.…MORE

Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Sun Valley Boulevard

Nevada State Police are investigating a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. It happened about 8:30 last night on Sun Valley Boulevard near 7th Street. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. Troopers are still working to determine who was at fault and if impairment was a factor.MORE

President Biden Establishes New National Monument in Nevada

President Biden is establishing a new national monument in Nevada. In Southern Nevada it’s Avi Kwa Ame — or Spirit Mountain – National Monument– Governor Joe Lombardo opposes the designation of about half a million acres as “protected,” he says, “It’s going to cost our state jobs and economic opportunity – all while making land…MORE

Tougher Penalties For Fentanyl Under Consideration at The Legislature

Tougher penalties for possession and use of Fentanyl, as overdose deaths continue to climb, are under consideration. Mark Jackson president of the Nevada District Attorney’s Association, and the Douglas County D-A, supports tougher penalties saying no other illicit drug has the same type of effect on our communities. Since 2020, drug overdoses are now linked…MORE

Pets Rescued in Sun Valley Fire

Several pets were rescued after a home caught fire in Sun Valley. Truckee Meadows Fire says it happened at a double wide on Jan Mor Court on Sunday. Firefighters rescued a cat, 2 dogs, 1 rabbit, and 1 bird. The person who lives there was not injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE