Category Archives: KOH Local News

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Active Shooter Training Happening in Reno Today

The Reno Fire Department and the Reno Police Department are conducting active shooter training today at the Regional Public Safety Training Center and you may see some action if you’re driving by the area.MORE

Reward Offered For Suspect Wanted in Counterfeit Check Scam

Secret Witness is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect wanted in connection with a counterfeit check scam. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said the man was caught on surveillance video cashing counterfeit U.S. Treasury checks at Hobey’s Casino in Sun Valley. The checks totaled just over $3,000.MORE

Execution of Zane Floyd Postponed

Nevada’s execution of a mass murderer has been postponed. Prosecutors moved the date from early June to late July. The date change was submitted to a federal judge considering whether to stop and review plans to execute Zane Floyd. Floyd is fighting the lethal injection, and his lawyers have requested a firing squad, arguing that…MORE

Carson City Planning a 4th of July Celebration

Looks like Carson City’s 4th of July celebration is making a comeback. Nevada Rural Counties RSVP program is talking about the carnival, a craft fair and a fireworks show. With the lifting of capacity limits they are rounding up sponsors and hoping for a big turnout. Some of RSVP’s big fundraisers were canceled this year…MORE

Crews Called to Brush Fire in Sparks

Sparks Fire Department responded to a brush fire near I-80 and Vista Blvd just before 8:00 last night. The fire is now contained and crews are on scene mopping up hot spots. There were no reported injuries, and no buildings damaged by the fire. The Sparks Fire Department received help from multiple agencies including Truckee…MORE

Man Allegedly Shot a Dog at The Sparks Marina

A Sparks man was arrested on a felony charge of hurting an animal after he allegedly shot a dog at the Sparks Marina Saturday evening. 57-year-old Harold Miller was also booked on three gross misdemeanor counts of firing a gun where people might be endangered. Two dogs were involved in a fight at the Sparks…MORE

Medical Examiner Trying to Identify Body Found at Dick Taylor Park

The Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office is asking for the community’s help in identifying a man who was found dead at Dick Taylor Park. He died on March 27 and is believed to have been homeless. A walker was found near his body so he may have suffered from limited mobility. His cause and manner…MORE

Have You Seen This Burglary Suspect?

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office released photos Thursday of a person of interest wanted in connection with a burglary and unlawful use of credit card. The crimes were committed at or near casinos in Stateline and at stores in South Lake Tahoe.  MORE

Burglar Shot by Homeowner in Gardnerville

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspect who was shot early Wednesday morning after authorities said he broke into a home on Alicia Circle and Tilman Lane in Gardnerville. The sheriff’s office said the homeowner confronted Christian Gorham around 4 a.m. and shot him. The homeowner detained Gorham until authorities arrived. Gorham was…MORE