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Have Any Photos of Saturday’s Rioting?

[KOH] – If you took any photos or video of the rioting in Reno Saturday night, the Northern Nevada Regional Intelligence Center would like to see them.  In an effort to identify those who participated in the violence downtown, a collaborative group of intelligence analysts from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Reno Police Department, and Sparks…MORE

Washoe County Reports 29 New COVID-19 Infections

Nevada Health Response reported that there are 8,593 positive cases of COVID-19 in the State of Nevada. Nevada Health Response also reports that 421 people have died from the virus statewide. Health officials have conducted 165,014 tests. Washoe County reported 29 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections to 1,577. Recoveries…MORE

Nevada Gov, Reno Mayor, City Manager, Police Chief Hold Press Conference

Rioters vandalized Reno City Hall, the Reno Police Department, numerous businesses, and other property Saturday night. Acting Reno Police Chief Tom Robinson says if you were among them, you will be be caught and prosecuted. The riots erupted after a group of peaceful protestors gathered to mourn the murder of George Floyd. Nevada Governor Steve…MORE

Asymptomatic Testing Begins Today in Washoe County

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing will be coming to Washoe County starting on Monday, June 1, through June 6th. It will happen on those days at the Washoe County Drive-Up Test site from 8 a.m. to noon. Register at covid19washoe.comMORE

Reno Police Warn of Arrests, Washoe County and Sparks Join Curfew

The Reno Police Department has declared an unlawful assembly in downtown Reno. The declaration applies to an area from Liberty Street to Interstate 80 and from Ralston Street to Wells Avenue. Reno Police are urging residents to stay inside and warning violators to leave immediately, saying they are subject to arrest. Washoe County and the…MORE

Washoe County Sheriff Issues Statement, Urges Peaceful End to Reno Protests

“Tonight, our community is continuing to face hardship and we are just as angry about the events that happened in Minneapolis as those demonstrating. But please, for the safety of yourself, your family members, and our community, please go home peacefully.We hear your anger. We understand your anger. We stand with our community. And we…MORE

Reno Protests Turn Violent, Police Deploy “Tear Gas,” Mayor Orders Curfew

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve has imposed a curfew on the city. Schieve said the city of Reno will not tolerate excessive use of force and that, “Citizens are advised to stay indoors and avoid public gatherings” She adds, “Peaceful protest and the right to assembly are sacred. Violence and destruction are not.” An estimated 1,000 or…MORE

Senator Cortez-Masto Withdraws Her Name From Biden’s VP List

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto has withdrawn her name for consideration to be the vice president nominee, and run with Joe Biden . The first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate, says she supports the former vice president and will work tirelessly to get him elected but does not want to join his ticket. Instead she…MORE