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Washoe County School Board Approves Contract For New Superintendent

Washoe County School District Board of Trustees approved a contract for new superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield. Under the 4-year contract Enfield will be paid an annual base salary of $310,000. The board selected Enfield as superintendent two weeks ago. The contract was approved on a 6-1 vote, with trustee Jeff Church dissenting. Enfield is the…MORE

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Looking For Missing Fernley Woman

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing woman who was last seen leaving her home in Fernley. 37 year old Breanne Sedgwick, was last seen around 9 a.m. on Monday. She left her home in a 2001 maroon Chevrolet pickup with a blue hood. According to the sheriff’s office, she…MORE

Reward Offered in Reno Shooting Probe

The Reno Police Department is investigating after an 18-year-old McQueen High student died from a gunshot wound over the weekend. Alexander Sanabria’s death is being investigated as a murder, but police do not believe it was random or that there is any danger to the public. If you have any information about this shooting, contact…MORE

Sparks Police Looking For Armed Suspects

Four masked suspects, one armed with a semi-automatic rifle, took items from a garage west of Shadow Mountain Park. Sparks Police say it happened Thursday about 1:40 p.m. in the 3000 block of Meadowlands Drive. Police say the victim left his garage door open and was working in his backyard. Three suspects, described only as…MORE

Two Killed in Separate Head-On Crashes

A wrong-way driver was involved in several crashes on Interstate 80 Saturday afternoon before dying in a head-on crash near Wadsworth. Their name has not been released. The wrong-way driver drove for several miles and had several crashes before hitting a Jeep Grand Cherokee head-on. The status of the Jeep driver was not immediately available.…MORE

Mosquito Abatement Begins in Washoe County

Mosquito abatement begins this morning in Washoe County with the goal of preventing the spread West Nile virus. Washoe County Health District’s Vector Borne Disease Program will start larviciding applications in the North Valleys and Spanish Springs areas, and will end in South Washoe County. A total of 1,000 acres will be covered. The mosquito…MORE

Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial May 5th in Carson City

The 25th Annual Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony will be held at the Capitol grounds in Carson City Thursday at 1 p.m. The service will honor the 144 Nevada Peace Officers that have died in the line of duty. Law enforcement agencies from across the state are expected to participate in the memorial service.…MORE

Shot Fired During Car Theft in Sparks, One Arrested

The Sparks Police Department arrested a man Wednesday for possession of a stolen vehicle after a struggle in which a gun accidentally fired. It happened just before noon at a shopping center on Prater Way near McCarran Boulevard. Police say two men got into a fight and one pulled a gun to prevent his car…MORE