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Attempt to Block Voter ID Initiative Fails

A ballot initiative aiming to require voter ID in the Silver State is still alive. Monday, a judge rejected a lawsuit attempting to block the initiative, which is being proposed by the Repair the Vote PAC. The judge determined the ballot initiative to be constitutional, and dismissed complaints claiming it contained an unfunded mandate. If…MORE

Child Hospitalized After Dog Attack

An eight-year-old child is hospitalized with serious injuries after a dog attack in Dayton. Authorities say the child was bitten by a 50-pound Shar-Pei on Thursday afternoon, and was airlifted to Reno’s Renown Medical Center for treatment. The child is expected to survive. The dog was euthanized. Tests will be conducted to determine if the…MORE

Teen Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison

A 15-year-old girl is going away for a very long time, in connection with the deadly stabbing of a 14-year-old. Shaila Hernandez Rivas was sentenced to the maximum 50 years in prison for last year’s attack on Chloe Edwards. Rivas must serve 20 years before she gets parole. Rivas and Edwards agreed to meet for…MORE

Reno Starbucks Taking Steps to Unionize

Baristas at a Reno Starbucks have taken steps to unionize…workers are advocating for improved working conditions such as fair scheduling and equitable pay. They are also picking a side in the Israel-Hamas war Organizer Fenrir Larsen on Reno Talks Live with Greg Neft yesterday. It’s part of an effort to bring in a union at…MORE

Car Crashes Into South Reno Home

No injuries were reported after a car crashed through a fence and into a house in south Reno. It happened around 3:00 near Double Diamond Parkway and Carat Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The Reno Police Department and REMSA responded to the crash. No one was believed to be inside the home at the time. The cause…MORE

Juvenile Murder Suspect Will be Charged as an Adult

A juvenile facing murder charges after allegedly shooting his father in Lander County will be charged as an adult. Abel Berch was recently arraigned and assigned a public defender. He is expected back in court later this month. He called 911, saying he had shot his father at a home at 25 Ranch north of…MORE

One Person Arrested in Alleged Road Rage Incident

One person is facing a charge of battery with a deadly weapon after police say they intentionally hit a motorcycle with their car. It happened near Oddie Boulevard and Northbound U.S. 395. Nevada State Police believe it was a road rage incident. No word on any injuries.MORE

Three Teens Arrested After Reno Shooting

Three teens have been arrested after a shooting involving two rival groups. A 17-year-old, 16-year-old are facing assault charges and a 14-year-old is facing drug charges. The shooting happened last Friday around 2:00 p.m. near Harvard Way and East Plumb Lane. Police say the investigation remains ongoing.MORE

Backcountry Avalanche Watch in Effect

A Backcountry Avalanche Watch is in place for the Lake Tahoe area. The watch went into effect at seven o’clock Sunday night and will last until at least seven o’clock tomorrow morning. But, dangerous conditions are expected to continue into Wednesday. Experts with the National Weather Service and Sierra Avalanche Center expect the latest powerful…MORE

Texas Woman Arrested With Hundreds of Pounds of Marijuana in Nevada

A Texas woman was arrested in Mineral County with hundred of pounds of Marijuana in her vehicle. It happened Saturday around 8:30 p.m., the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop on US-95, just south of Hawthorne. Deputies say a search of the car revealed 298 pounds of Marijuana concealed in six large…MORE