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One Arrested After High Speed Chase in Reno

Reno Police were involved in a chase last night that ended in a crash at 9th & Virginia Streets. The chase started after Damian Silvanus, the suspect, hit a utility pole with a U-haul truck in the area of Robb Drive and Sapphire Way. Silvanus left the scene of the crash armed with a large…MORE

New Information About Officer-Involved Shooting in Sparks

New information released about an officer involved shooting in Sparks Tuesday night. Officers responded to the Iron Horse Shopping Center and made contact with a man who they were told was armed with a machete. Investigators say he ran from police, things escalated and officers shot him. Reno police, the lead agency investigating says the…MORE

Pedestrian Hit by Train Near Sutro Street

A Union Pacific train hit a pedestrian crossing the railroad tracks at Sutro Street last night. The pedestrian was conscious, breathing and alert when taken to the hospital. Their current condition has not been released. It happened about 7 p.m. and closed Sutro Street to traffic for about an hour.MORE

Officer-Involved Shooting in Sparks

A man is dead after a shooting involving Sparks police officers. According to the Sparks Police Department, when officers responded to the Iron Horse Shopping Center at Prater Way and McCarran Boulevard around 9:30pm Tuesday night, they made contact with a man who they believe was armed. The situation escalated, and he was shot by…MORE

Gardnerville Carjack Arrest

[KOH] – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has arrested suspects in a carjacking case from Gardnerville. They say around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, an attempted carjacking took place at the Smith’s in Gardnerville. Deputies found the suspects walking on El Dorado Ave. near Apollo Ave. in SE Gardnerville. They were taken into custody without incident and…MORE

National Forest Trails, Roads Remain Closed

[KOH] – The Tahoe National Forest is extending its seasonal road and trail closures to June 15. The routes, generally located at above 5,000 feet, closed due to overly wet conditions and the existing snowpack, and will remain closed for that reason. The closures aim to protect trails and roadbeds from additional resource damage, reduce…MORE

Clark County Students Getting UNR Credits

[KOH] – As high school seniors in the Clark County School District receive their diplomas this month, 628 of them will also be graduating with college credit from the University of Nevada, Reno’s Collegiate Academy. The concurrent enrollment program offers high school students the opportunity to earn a year or more of college credit at…MORE

NSP Investigates Crystal Bay Crash

[KOH] – Nevada State Police responded to a crash on State Route 28 and Gonowabie Road early this morning. Investigators say a silver Audi sedan was traveling north when it ran off the road and rolled down the embankment and hitting a tree. Troopers say the driver was not present but a dog was found…MORE

California Getting Hydropower Back This Year

[KOH] – Wet weather means California is unlikely to face electricity shortages this summer. The state has enough water to restart hydroelectric power plants that went dormant during the period of drought. During the hot weather of August 2020, California used rolling blackouts to keep the systems running, and came close to more blackouts in…MORE

Historic Trucks in Reno June 8th-10th

[KOH] – Reno will be bustling with more than 800 trucks arriving for the American Truck Historical Society National Convention & Truck Show. 700 trucks pre-registered and they expect another 150 to 200 to register onsite. It’s not too late to bring that old truck you love says ATHS Convention Manager Lea Ann Reed. Onsite…MORE