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Gov Will Not Take Relief Dollars From Douglas County After Trump Event

Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday he does not plan to take back $8.9 million in coronavirus relief dollars that Nevada allocated to Douglas County, despite local officials agreeing to allow President Donald Trump to host a campaign rally. Nevada provided the relief funds on the condition that it enforce statewide directives, including limiting public gatherings…MORE

Three More Cases of COVID-19 Reported at Douglas County Schools

Douglas County School District confirms three more positive cases of COVID-19. The cases impact students at Douglas High School and Carson Valley Middle School. The district is working with Carson City Health and Human Services and Douglas County Emergency Management on contact tracing, and has already notified those individuals who are considered close contacts and…MORE

Reno Fire Looking For Serial Arsonist

Reno Fire Department is on the lookout for a serial arsonist. Fire investigators believe a string of fires in Southeast Reno, in the Hidden Valley area and Mira Loma, were deliberately set, possibly by the same person. Three dumpsters were torched near Rosewood Parks Apartments Sunday, several cars were damaged by fires Monday.MORE

Nevada DMV Opening New Facility Nov 2nd

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is putting the finishing touches on their new 42,000 square foot facility in South Reno, with the grand opening planned November 2nd.MORE

Roseville, California Homicide Suspect Arrested in Reno

The Reno Police Department said Saturday it arrested a suspect in a Roseville, California, homicide in northeast Reno. Police said they saw the vehicle associated with the Roseville homicide and tried to stop it at about 4 p.m. on Saturday, but the driver fled. Police said the vehicle was immobilized a short time later. They…MORE

Man Arrested in Connection With The Death of a Child

The Reno Police Department has arrested a man in connection to the death of a child Friday. 42 year old Edward Rivas is now facing murder and arson charges. Police responded to the 1200 block of Berrum Lane on the afternoon of Sept. 18 on the report of an unconscious juvenile. When officers arrived on…MORE

The Great Reno Balloon Race Needs Your Help

The Great Reno Balloon Race is a non profit organization, and because of the pandemic they were unable to host the event this year. Since they rely on revenue from the race, and lost out on that in 2020, they’re now looking for donations to make sure the event can return next year for the…MORE

Shooting Under Investigation in Sparks

The Sparks Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened late Wednesday night near East Prater Way and McCarran Boulevard.  One person was shot several times; the wounds are not life-threatening.  Police said several people were involved and fired weapons in the incident about 11:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Crestwood Drive. There were…MORE

Planned Power Outage For Incline Village Cancelled

The managed power outage planned for today, by NV Energy for the Incline Zone is cancelled due to updated weather forecasts. There is a Red Flag warning at Lake Tahoe with elevated fire weather conditions and they’re monitoring conditions to mitigate wildfire risk. This includes staging NV Energy line crews, vegetation management crews and fire…MORE