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27 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Monday in Washoe County

Two more Washoe County women have died from COVID-19, officials reported Monday. One woman was in her 80s and the other was in her 90s. Both had underlying health conditions. The new deaths bring the total number of deaths in the county to 54. And there were 27 new cases of COVID-19 with three recoveries.…MORE

Reno Crews Respond to Fire at The Lakemill Lodge

The Reno Fire Department responded to a small apartment fire in Downtown Reno last night. Just before 10 p.m. a fire broke out on the 7th floor of the East LakeMill Lodge building. Firefighters contained the fire to one room and we’re able to knock it down quickly. Three people were taken to the hospital…MORE

Local Casinos Hoping to Welcome Back Guests Next Month

The Peppermill Casino Resort, like most casinos in the Silver State, are preparing to welcome back guest to their properties, possibly by early next month.  The resort is already excepting room reservations for June 1st. Besides coronavirus testing for every employee, the resort is also taking a number of other precautions to keep guests safe.…MORE

Seventeen New COVID-19 Cases Reported Sunday in Washoe County

Two Washoe County women died from COVID-19 related illnesses Sunday. Both had underlying health conditions. One was in her 40s and one was in her 70s. That gives Washoe County 52 COVID-19 related deaths. Also on Sunday, the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System reported that three patients have died from COVID-19 related illness. There…MORE

Two Men Arrested After Shots Fired in Sparks

The Sparks Police Department arrested two men Sunday morning after several shots were fired from a west Sparks apartment. 23-year-old Steven Cedano and 23-year-old Carlos Ortiz-Ramirez, were arrested on multiple charges. Police say at about 1:13 a.m. they received several calls about shots fired from an apartment in the 1600 block of Merchant Street. When…MORE

Reward Offered For Information About Fatal Shooting

Secret Witness is offering a $2,500 reward for information about a fatal shooting early Friday at a homeless camp east of Greater Nevada Field. The Reno Police Department got a call of shots fired at about 12:30 a.m. Police arrived to find 34-year-old Michael Roach dead. Anyone with information is asked to call police or…MORE

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vehicle Burglaries in West Reno

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle burglary suspect in west Reno.  Surveillance video shows the man breaking into a vehicle in the Juniper Ridge neighborhood Saturday morning. Anyone with information can call the sheriff’s or Secret Witness at 322-4900. Due to an increase in thefts, sheriff’s remind…MORE

Washoe County Reports Highest Single-Day of COVID-19 Recoveries

Washoe County had its highest single-day COVID-19 recovery total with 47, the Regional Information Center reported Thursday. There were 11 new COVID-19 cases.  That gives Washoe County 747 recoveries and 1,316 positive cases. There are 521 active cases and 58 people who are hospitalized.  Fifteen percent of all ventilators are in use and 52 percent…MORE