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Spraying Begins in Reno as West Nile Worries Begin

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As hot weather returns, so do mosquitoes. Washoe County just started up its war against West Nile Virus. We look at the chances of the deadly disease returning this year, and what's being done to fight it.

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NHP Reports Injury Crash on US-95 at St. Clair Near Fallon

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Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting an injury crash on US-95 at St. Clair south of Fallon. 

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City of Reno Decides on New Flag After Council Presentation

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The Reno City Council chose a new flag. 

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Authorities: DNA Leads to California Serial Killer From 1970s Video included

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California authorities say DNA in two 1978 killings in Sacramento led to the arrest of a man suspected of being a serial killer tied to dozens of slayings and sexual assaults in the 1970s and '80s.

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Mayor: Dallas Police Officer Dies Day After Shooting Video included

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The mayor of Dallas says a police officer has died a day after a shooting that also wounded another officer and a home improvement store employee.

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Police: Man Killed Maine Deputy, Stole His Car And Robbed Store Video included

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A gunman in Maine killed a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday, triggering an intensive manhunt in a heavily wooded rural town.

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Governor Sandoval Encourages Nevada To Support Denim Day Video included

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People across the nation will be wearing denim to raise awareness of sexual assault on Wednesday, April 25.

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Ice Pops Recalled in 15 States for Possible Listeria Contamination

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A West Virginia-based company is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 cases of ice pops that were distributed in 15 states, including Nevada, due to listeria concerns. 

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Jury Begins Deliberations in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Retrial Video included

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A jury has started deliberating the fate of Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial. The jurors began their work Wednesday morning after getting instructions from the judge.  

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University Students Host Prom for Special Needs High School Students Video included

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The Reno Joy Prom allows students who have special needs to enjoy a night in a more comfortable setting.

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French President Emmanuel Macron Addresses Congress Video included

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Macron's speech to Congress will be one of the last appearances he makes as the state visit comes to a close.

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Judge Seeks Update on Raids of President Trump's Personal Lawyer Video included

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U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood set a hearing for Thursday. She said she wants prosecutors to tell her how fast a copy of materials seized in the raid two weeks ago are being given to Cohen's lawyers.  

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Washoe County to Start Annual Mosquito Abatement Video included

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Beginning Wednesday, the Washoe County Health District will start spraying areas throughout the Truckee Meadows to curb the hatching of mosquitoes.  

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Your Cup of Tea? WCSD Adds New Consent Video to High School Sex-Ed Video included

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Sex education in Washoe County School District has been a hot topic for a few years, and Tuesday the Board of Trustees added a video to S.H.A.R.E. (Sexual Health and Responsibility Education) classes in high schools. The video uses offering someone a cup of tea as an analogy for asking for consent.

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Nevada Student Sues School For Violation Of Free Speech Video included

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An 8th grade student is suing Kendyl Depoali Middle School for violating his First Amendment right to free speech.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Travel Ban Case Video included

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The Trump administration is asking the court to reverse lower court rulings striking down the ban. The policy has been fully in effect since December, but this is the first time the justices are considering whether it violates immigration law or the Constitution.

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Senators Voice Concerns About President Trump's VA Nominee Ronny Jackson Video included

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Senators from both parties are beginning to voice frustration with White House vetting of important nominees as President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt. 

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Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration on 'Dreamers' Program Video included

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A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.

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Fallon Police Investigate Burglary at Little Caesars Pizza Video included

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Fallon Police need your help finding a man who burglarized a Little Caesars Pizza on West Williams Avenue early Sunday morning.   

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Saturday Video included

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Thousands of communities across the country will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day later this week. 

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Sound The Alarm Campaign Comes To Northern Nevada Video included

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During the three installation events, the Northern Nevada Office plans to install 600 alarms, volunteers will customize evacuation plans and share education information. 

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Car Hits Delta Gamma Sorority House Fence

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A part of the fence in front of the Delta Gamma sorority house is damaged after a driver hit it with a car. 

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Bottom Road Area In Fallon Closed Due To Sinkhole

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 The 4000 block of Bottom Road in Fallon has been closed due to the discovery of a sinkhole, Churchill County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Reno Turns 150, Tickets Available For Biggest Little Birthday Video included

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There will be a celebration for Reno's sesquicentennial birthday on Wednesday, May 9 at Greater Nevada Field.

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Washoe County Votes to Dismiss Appeal, Move Forward on Housing Development Video included

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The Lemmon Valley area is set to get more than 200 new homes if a planned development moves forward, but residents in the area are fighting it, saying it will make their homes less safe.

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WCSO, Waste Management Team Up to Combat Illegal Dumping Video included

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A neighbor reported an illegal dump site along the foothills in East Reno last month. This weekend, an inmate crew with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office will clean it up.

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Suspect Arrested After Trying to Attack People at Hostel; Caused Thousands Worth of Damage to Windows Video included

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A man is in jail after trying to attack people at the Morris Burner Hostel Monday night. He was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and destruction of property. 

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Bear Gets Trapped and Destroys Inside of Truck, Owner Speaks Out Video included

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The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is stressing the importance of locking up vehicles at night as bears are out and about this time of year. South Lake Tahoe deputies said that bears are "very adept" and can even unlock cars to look for food.

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Health District Identifies Recalled Kratom Products in Washoe County Video included

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Local health officials are asking for your help in stopping a Salmonella outbreak related to the herbal product - kratom.  

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FDA Cracks Down on Juul E-Cigarette Popular in Schools

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Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. 

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New Roundabout At State Route 88 Could Reduce Crashes and Save Lives Video included

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NDOT will be closing part of the intersection on State Route 88 and Centerville Lane in Douglas County for 10 days, starting April 23. Daytime single lane closures will start on April 23 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a pilot car alternating directions of traffic through the intersection.

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Maddie's Pet Project Ceremony At Nevada Humane Society Video included

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On Thursday, April 26, Maddie's Pet Project will be launching at the Nevada Humane Society. The new initiative is designed to save the lives of homeless pets in Nevada.

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Marshalls to Open Store in Susanville Later This Week Video included

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Marshalls says it will open a new store in Sierra Shopping Center in Susanville this Thursday. 

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Caltrans Releases Roadwork Schedule For Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released a report on Friday with a schedule for roadwork happening in the Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County areas. The full report can be viewed here.

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Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee to Update Community on Housing Video included

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The Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee is scheduled to hold its annual housing meeting in Kings Beach on April 28th. Topics will include impact fees and new housing options.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Seeks Runaway Teen Boy Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a 17-year-old runaway. 

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  • Matt Kenseth returning to NASCAR with Roush Fenway Racing

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    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...
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