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White House Dodges Questions About Chief of Staff

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The White House's chief spokeswoman is dodging a question about whether the president has full confidence in his embattled chief of staff, Reince Priebus.  

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Governor Sandoval Releases Statement Regarding President Trump's Transgender Ban Video included

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has released a statement in regards to President Trump's announcement that he is barring transgender people from serving in the military.

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Police Searching for Suspects in Armed Robbery at 7-Eleven

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Sparks Police are searching for two men suspected of robbing a man at gunpoint Monday. 

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Report: Lake Tahoe Warming at 14 Times the Normal Rate

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An annual report on Lake Tahoe says the United States' largest alpine lake is still warming at 14 times the historic average. The finding is in Thursday's yearly report by the University of California at Davis.

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Lightning-Sparked Black Mountain Fire Near Pyramid Lake Contained Video included

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Sierra Front says the lightning-sparked Black Mountain Fire between Nixon and Wadsworth is now contained.

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Preacher Fire Southeast of Gardnerville Still 20% Contained Video included

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The lightning-sparked Preacher Fire southeast of Gardnerville remains 20% contained. The 5,386-acre fire broke out early Monday morning near the Preachers Mine, about four miles southeast of Lahontan Fish Hatchery.

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Police See Rise in Bicycle Thefts in Truckee/Tahoe Area

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Truckee Police say they are seeing a rise in area bike thefts, specifically high-end downhill mountain bikes. Most thefts involve expensive bikes being stolen out of unattended cars. 

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Nevada Casinos End Fiscal Year With Winnings Up 2.9%

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Regulators say casinos in Nevada ended the fiscal year with winnings up 2.9% from the year before. 

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FBI: Man Says Wife's Laughter Led to Killing on Alaska Cruise Video included

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Authorities say a Utah man killed his wife aboard a cruise ship and told an acquaintance who later walked into the blood-splattered cabin that he did it because she wouldn't stop laughing at him.

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Police: Corporate Manslaughter Possible in Deadly London Tower Fire

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British police say they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local officials may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London.

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British Judge Approves Plan for Charlie Gard to be Sent to Hospice Video included

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A British judge has ordered that critically ill infant Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, where he will "inevitably" die within a short time.

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Someone 2 Know: Frida Aizenman Video included

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It is estimated that about 1.3 million people in the U.S. are legally blind and as many as 10 million have some form of visual impairment. At this year’s inaugural Nevada Bell Academy we met Frida Aizenman, who was born blind and now advocates for others like her.

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Nugget Casino Resort to Host Job Fair Next Week

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The Nugget Casino Resort will be hosting a Job Fair on Wednesday and Thursday to hire for positions in the new sports bar.

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Oregon Scientists Do First Human Gene Embryo Editing in U.S.

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For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.

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Reno Police to Train Property Owners to Prevent Drug, Illegal Activities

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Community Action Officers with the Reno Police Department will offer free training to owners and/or property managers of multi-housing units as part of the national Crime Free Multi-Housing Program.

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RTC Redesigning Virginia Street Corridor; Asks Community for Input Video included

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As Reno's Midtown District continues to grow, the Regional Transportation Commission is working on a redesign project to improve the flow of traffic--for both drivers and pedestrians. They are asking for the public's help through an online survey.

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GOP Eyes Narrow Bill to Advance Goal on Health Care Repeal Video included

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Senate Republicans are lowering their sights and trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that would merely undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's health care law.

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Ohio State Fair Opens, Rides Closed After Deadly Accident Video included

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The Ohio State Fair is open again, but all its amusement rides remain closed a day after a thrill ride on the midway broke apart, killing one man and injuring seven other people.

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Midtown Businesses Get Ready For Thursday Night Art Walk Video included

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The ninth annual Midtown Art Walk is Thursday night and bigger than ever this year with more than 70 businesses participating.

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Jerusalem Holy Site Is Reopened After Being Attacked

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Muslim leaders told the faithful they can return to pray inside a major Jerusalem holy site nearly a month after there was deadly Palestinian attack there.

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One-on-One Interviews with Cabinet and White House Staff Video included

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While in Washington DC, KTVN Arianna Bennett spoke with a few cabinet members and White House staff about policies that could affect Nevadans.

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Fire Support from the Air Video included

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Many planes and helicopters based at the Reno-Stead Airport are used to fight wildland fires and they can be called out to a fire at a moment's notice. 

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Dairy Queen Holds Miracle Treat Day to Raise Funds for Renown Children's Hospital Video included

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Thursday is Miracle Treat Day where you will have the opportunity to treat yourself and help sick kids in our community. All money raised from Blizzard purchased at Dairy Queen will stay in the northern Nevada community to help children like Tennyson Hunter.

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New Technology Combats Invasive Weeds in Lake Tahoe Video included

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All it’s taken is a boat and a little bit of UV-C light and the water in the Lakeside Marina in Lake Tahoe has gone from plant-riddled to nearly clear as day. 

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Seven More Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Washoe County

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Health officials confirmed on Wednesday that seven mosquito collections have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Washoe County.

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Parking Lot at Pah Rah Park to Close For Crack Seal Project

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The City of Sparks says the parking lot at Pah Rah Mountain Park in Sparks will be closed for a crack seal project scheduled for Thursday, July 27 until approximately 10:00 a.m. 

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Nevada Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Accepts Job in NBA

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University of Nevada men’s basketball assistant coach Ronald Dupree accepts a position in the National Basketball Association.  

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Bridal Gown Bailout Coming to Tahoe in August

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The Tahoe Biltmore is hosting a ‘Bridal Gown Bailout’ event next month.

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Free Off-Road Vehicle Inspections Next Weekend In Winnemucca

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The Winnemucca Volunteer Fire Department is offering free inspections of Off-Road Vehicles.

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Officers 'In Contact" With Person of Interest in Cold Springs Burglaries Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple home burglaries in Cold Springs. 

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Seeks Runaway Teen Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a runaway teen. 16-year-old Andrew Pinedo was last seen on Wednesday, June 14 near Saliman Road and East William Street in Carson City.

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Sparks Police Seek Woman Missing Since May 4th

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Sparks Police need your help finding 24-year-old Chastity Renee Valencia, who was last seen on May 4th. 

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Lyon County Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Teen

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The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a missing teen from Fernley.

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