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Nevada Basketball Wins Charity Exhibition Game Against Grand Canyon

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The University of Nevada men’s basketball team defeated Grand Canyon 81-72 in an exhibition contest before 3,072 fans at Lawlor Events Center on Sunday night.  Net proceeds from the game are being donated to North Bay Fire Relief, a victims fund assisting those affected by recent wildfire tragedies in Northern California..

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Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Sparks

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Sparks Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Sunday afternoon.

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Run For Education Raises Money for Local Elementary Schools

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Today was the 12th annual Run for Education event at Legends mall.  The run is a 5 and 10k that raises money for physical education classes and nutrition initiatives for student wellness in Washoe county elementary schools.

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Pumpkin Palooza Takes Over Victorian Square Video included

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Pumpkin Palooza fills Victorian Square with fall festivities!

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Thomas and Friends Return to Virginia City Video included

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Thomas & Friends return to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad for the next two weekends! 

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Nine Reno Businesses Fail Underage Compliance Operation During Zombie Crawl Video included

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Nine Reno businesses failed an underage compliance operation, conducted by members of the Regional Street Enforcement Team (SET), during this year's Zombie Crawl. 

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38 Accuse Writer/Director James Toback of Sexual Harassment

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Writer and director James Toback, who got an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Salutes Local Honor Flight

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Today, airport officials and military supporters from the community welcomed home veterans from Honor flight with music, Quilts of Valor, therapy dogs and a military salute in tribute to their service.

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One is Dead After Officer Involved Shooting in Sparks Video included

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Sparks Police say an officer involved shooting occurred at around 4 a.m. Sunday morning at 1800 Sullivan Lane. 

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Sparks Armed Robbery Suspect On-the-Run Video included

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Sparks Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery early Saturday morning. 

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Reno 1868 FC's Season Comes to an End with Playoff Loss to OKC

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Reno 1868 FC’s magical inaugural season came to an end Saturday night in the USL’s Western Conference quarterfinals. (3) Reno suffered a 1-0 loss to (6) OKC Energy FC after OKC’s only goal was scored by forward Wojciech Wojcik. Reno 1868 FC finished their season 17-7-8 ranking them third in the Western Conference.

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Prescription Round Up Video included

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The Washoe county sheriff office, as well as both Reno and sparks police departments, held their semi-annual prescription round up. These drug round-ups see a lot of different medications, in fact last April they had a little over 400 pounds!                 These events allow people to dispose of medications that may fall into the wrong hands.            ...

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Early Morning Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash Video included

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Reno Police say a vehicle and pedestrian crash occurred at 6:30 this morning in the 100 block of North Center Street. 

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Grand Sierra Beer and Chili Festival Weekend Event Video included

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 This weekend, the Grand Sierra Resort is hosting its Beer and Chili Festival!

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Harvest Train Returns to the Railroad Museum Video included

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Harvest Train is back for its second weekend at The Nevada State Railroad Museum!

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Carson City's 25th Annual Ghost Walk! Video included

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Explore Carson City's spooky history today in their 25th annual all day Ghost Walk! 

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Join Us At The 10th Annual Secure Your ID Day!

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The Better Business Bureau is throwing their 10th annual Secure Your ID Day, and they want you to come and participate! 

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Police Seek Public's Help in Finding Stolen Car Video included

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The vehicle is described as a white, 2017 Audi TTS hardtop. The license plate is: NV 353 A97

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Sparks Police Seek Two Couples in Stolen Credit, Debit Card Case Video included

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Sparks Police need your help finding two different couples in connection with a stolen credit and debit card case at the Legends Outlet shopping center.

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California Wildfires Plunge Vineyard Workers, Owners In Same Struggle

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When wildfires ignited in California wine country, the flames plunged wealthy vintners into the same desperate struggle as their low-wage laborers. 

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Nevada Loses to Air Force 45-42

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The Falcons gained 550 yards on 91 carries.

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Reno Firefighters Returned Home After 12 Days Assisting In Loma Rica Video included

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While some of the firefighters have returned home, other crews continue to assist on the Nun and Atlas Fires still burning in Napa Valley.

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Shooting Near Oliver Street Leaves One Person With Life-Threatening Injuries Video included

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The injured person was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest and is currently in surgery.

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Investigators Release Details About SR88 Fatal Crash Video included

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A juvenile passenger died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, and the driver, 80-year-old Beverly Louise Phillips, was transported by CareFlight to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

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Nevada Soccer Loses at Boise State 3-1

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Senior Morgan Beye capitalized on a penalty kick in the 56th minute of the Nevada soccer team’s (1-16-0, 0-9-0 MW) match at Boise State (10-5-3, 5-2-2 MW) on Friday afternoon, but fell to the Broncos 3-1. 

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Crash on I-80 Causing Delays Near Baxter

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Caltrans District 3 is reporting a crash is backing up traffic on I-80 near Baxter. Delays are expected.  We'll update this story with details as they become known. More>>

Nevada to Spend $1 Million on Opioid Incinerators, Anti-Abuse Plan Video included

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State officials are committing more than $1 million to fight prescription opioid abuse in Nevada. 

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Reno Man Found Guilty of Domestic Battery Video included

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Sentencing is set for December 13, 2017 and the defendant faces a maximum sentence of up to 15 years in prison.

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RTC to Start Work on Lemmon Drive Pedestrian Improvements Project

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The project is intended to create a safe, walkable and pedestrian-friendly community. The project also includes adding curbs, gutters, driveways, ramps and storm water management to the area. 

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TSA Implements New Screening Procedures for Carry-On Items at Reno Airport Video included

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The Transportation Security Administration says it has implemented new carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

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Second Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in El Dorado County

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Authorities say this confirmation indicates means the virus is circulating between birds and mosquitoes, and there is heightened risk of infection in humans.

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TMWA to Hold 'Smart About Water' Day Saturday in Sparks Video included

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Truckee Meadows Water Authority will educate the community on how our region's water supply is managed at a 'Smart About Water' event this Saturday in Sparks.

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Don, Toni Weir Donate $1 Million for Nevada's Peccole Park Renovation Project Video included

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Former Nevada baseball star and local businessman Don Weir has donated $1 million to his alma mater towards a key renovation project at the baseball field on campus.

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WCSD Prepares for Winter Weather With Information, Resources for Families

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During bad weather, District transportation officials begin driving on local roads throughout the county at 3 a.m.—from Incline Village to Gerlach—checking for hazardous conditions and determining whether it is safe for school buses to travel. 

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California Fires Cause $1 Billion in Damage, Burn 8,400 Buildings Video included

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California's insurance commissioner says preliminary estimates of losses from the state's recent siege of wildfires exceed $1 billion and that the figure is expected to rise.

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Low Hanging Power Line Closes Portion of Sun Valley Road

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A portion of Leon Drive in Sun Valley is currently blocked as crews deal with a low hanging power line.

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New Puzzle Room Opens Up in Lake Tahoe Video included

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More escape rooms are opening up in Northern Nevada with the Puzzle Room expanding to South Lake Tahoe this weekend. 

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Funeral Held for Metro Police Officer Killed in Las Vegas Shooting Video included

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An off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded open-air concert was remembered on Friday with church and graveside ceremonies and a funeral procession.

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Reno Police Arrest Man on Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Charges

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Reno Police officers say they have arrested a man in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault inside a Stead home on Thursday night.

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'Things 2 Do!' This Weekend Video included

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Your 'Things 2 Do!' this weekend take us to Virginia City on a ride with a cartoon icon and then on down to Reno where thousands of zombies (yes, thousands) will be taking over downtown! You've been warned! Here's a list of your 'Things 2 Do!'

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President Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

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The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall are taking shape at a construction site in San Diego. 

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Wildfire Threat Exists All Year in Northern Nevada Video included

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In 2017, there have been 736 fires in Nevada that have burnt 1,220,980 acres. 

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Judge Orders Hotel to Secure Evidence in Las Vegas Massacre

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The Las Vegas resort from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been ordered to preserve photos, surveillance video and gambling records of the shooter and notes by investigators. 

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Galletti Way to Close for Construction Starting This Monday

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RTC plans to close Galletti Way from 4th Street to Kietzke Lane for utility work and paving starting Monday through mid-December.

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Annual Run for Education This Weekend in Sparks Video included

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It's almost time...the 2017 Run for Education is this Sunday. KTVN Channel 2 proudly sponsors the popular fundraiser that has poured almost $2 million into Washoe County schools since it began a dozen years ago.

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Join Together Northern Nevada To Hold Prescription Drug Round Up Video included

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The goal of the takeback is to collect unused, unwanted and expired prescription - or non-prescription - medications.

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Junkee Clothing Gives Kids Free Costumes

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Junkee joined with Children’s Cabinet to bring a little Halloween cheer to those kids who could not afford a costume and would have gone without.

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Police Activity Outside CVS Pharmacy Near Huffaker Video included

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Police are on scene outside a CVS pharmacy on South Virginia and Huffaker.  We have a crew at the scene and will update with details as they become known. More>>

New 'Urban Market' Opens Downtown Video included

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The Market is similar to the corner stores you'll find in bigger cities, like San Francisco; part grocery store, part convenience store, part coffee shop, part bar.

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Rollover Crash on US 395 Southbound Near Glendale Could Cause Delays

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The Nevada Highway Patrol is currently responding to a rollover crash on US 395 southbound near Glendale. One lane is currently blocked. No life-threatening injuries were suffered in the crash. More>>

Pershing County School District Reaches 100 Percent Graduation Rate Video included

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Every senior graduated that started high school there as a freshman.

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CCSO Searching for Missing Man Video included

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officials say the last person to hear from 24-year-old Ryan Perkins was his girlfriend on the phone last Wednesday, October 11th. He is a black man, standing 5' 8" weighing 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. 

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Sparks Police Seek Man Reported Missing Last Month

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Sparks Police need your help finding a 56-year-old man reported missing last month. 

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Sparks Dental to Hold Free Dental Care Day

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They are encouraging patients to arrive early. Registration will begin 7 am, and the event will run through 3 pm.

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Philanthropist Evelyn Mount Asks for Help With Thanksgiving Need Video included

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Local philanthropist Evelyn Mount says she's already in need of Thanksgiving donations. 

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