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Details Released About a 2016 Reno Police Department Officer Involved Shooting

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The officer involved shooting left 39-year-old Raymond James Salaiz Junior dead after he attempted to get away in his car, striking officers in the process. 

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Sparks Fire Department Responding to Apartment Fire on McCarran & Nichols Blvd

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Sparks Fire Department is currently responding to a structure fire at an apartment complex near McCarran and Nichols Blvd.  This is a developing story, and it will be updated with details as they become known. 

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Crash Causing Backup on I-580

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A property crash on I-580 near the Neil Road exit is causing some delays. For more information on the delays you can visit our traffic page here.  More>>

Preliminary Report on Las Vegas Shooting Investigation

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The Las Vegas Metro Police Department released a report of the preliminary investigation for the Las Vegas Shooting that happened on October 1st, 2017.  

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Storm Watch: Chain Controls, High Wind Warning Video included

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The Nevada Department of Transportation is issuing driving restrictions Thursday night due to strong winds and snow.  

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Small Power Outage in North Reno

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There is a power outage affecting about three dozen customers in Reno. 

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Sullivan Lane Closure Planned for Monday

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The Regional Transportation Commission is planning to close Sullivan Lane at Prater Way for traffic signal pole work starting Monday.

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Sheriff to Give Update About Las Vegas Mass Shooting Case

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The head of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department is due to provide a public update about the October 1 shooting that left 58 victims and the shooter dead, and hundreds more wounded on the Las Vegas Strip. 

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All Eyes on Senate Hours Before Possible Government Shutdown Video included

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Congress is now only hours away before the government could shut down. The House passed a short-term spending bill Thursday night, but the bill lacks enough votes to pass in the Senate.

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Highlights From Mayor Schieve's Annual State of the City Address Video included

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve outlined some of the city's biggest successes in 2017 and her priorities for 2018 in the annual State of the City address Thursday.  

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Four-Time Olympic Medalist Julia Mancuso Retires After Cortina Race

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Four-time Olympic medalist - and Squaw Valley resident - Julia Mancuso retired from skiing after an emotional goodbye run in a World Cup downhill Friday. 

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'Things 2 Do!' This Weekend Video included

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The weekend is here and one of Reno's largest conventions is in town! There's a lot of acts to see as well. Here's a list of your 'Things 2 Do!'

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Michigan State Asks Attorney General to Review Nassar Events Video included

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Michigan State University is asking Michigan's attorney general to investigate the school's handling of complaints against a sports doctor who sexually assaulted gymnasts and other athletes. 

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Free Flu Vaccine Clinic Next Tuesday

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Flu season is hitting Washoe County full force and health officials say getting a flu vaccine is critical to protecting Nevadans' health.  

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Crews Secure Falling Power Pole Threat Video included

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The Nevada Department of Transportation says West McCarran Boulevard is reopened after concerns that a power line pole would topple over.

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Busy Flu Season Leads To a High Demand for Soup Video included

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Soup that has the right ingredients not only tastes good, but it can also make you feel better.  Management at PHO says they've seen an increase in sales as a result of this year's busy flu season. 

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Using Wolf Urine to Deter Coyotes: Does it Work? Video included

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There are a few ways to deter wildlife from coming onto your property. Here in Reno-Sparks, many are trying to keep coyotes out of their yards.

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No 5-A High School Sports For Now Video included

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The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association board has voted "no" on a 5-A classification for high school sports.

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Homeless Seeking Warmth and Shelter Cause Abandoned Structure Fires Video included

Courtesy: John Beck, Fire Inspector; Reno Fire Department Courtesy: John Beck, Fire Inspector; Reno Fire Department
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Four major fires, each inside abandoned buildings, happened in just in the last 30 days. In each one of these cases, the Reno Fire Department says a homeless person looking for warmth and shelter, started a fire that gets out of control.

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Crews Mop Up After Fire in South Reno Near South Meadows

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Crews are mopping up after a fire in south Reno past South Meadows Parkway. Southbound South Virginia Street remains closed at South Meadows Parkway.

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California Couple Plead Not Guilty to Torture of 13 Children Video included

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The parents of 13 children and young adults have pleaded not guilty in a California court to numerous charges that they tortured and abused the siblings for years.

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New Downtown Reno Mural to Feature Pets Video included

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The group bringing a dog park to the ReTRAC Plaza in downtown Reno has announced the artist who will paint the mural at it. 

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Investigation Underway After Fire at Old Bishop Manogue Building in Reno Video included

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An investigation is underway after a fire broke out at the old Bishop Manogue building on east McCarran Blvd. near Mill Street in Reno early Thursday morning.  

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Congress OKs Foreign Surveillance Program, Goes to President Trump Video included

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The Senate and House have passed the FISA reauthorization bill. It now goes to the White House for President Trump's signature.

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University Police Services to Address Alcohol, Traffic Violations

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University of Nevada Police plan to crack down on alcohol-related offenses and traffic violations with funding from the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety. 

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Police: Threat to SLT High School on Social Media Unfounded

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Police say a threat to South Tahoe High School found on social media earlier this week turned out to be unfounded. 

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Small Injured Puppy Recovering at Nevada Humane Society Video included

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The Nevada Humane Society is currently caring for a 32 ounce puppy after she was found fighting for her life. 

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Lawyer: O.J. Simpson is Golfing A Lot, Will Stay in Las Vegas Video included

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O.J. Simpson's lawyer says Simpson isn't planning to move from Las Vegas to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison. 

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Someone 2 Know: Bret Simmons Video included

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After flunking out of college, joining the military and moving across the country several times, UNR professor Bret Simmons says he has learned to face challenges head on and believes it is vital to success.

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No Nevada Cities Make the Cut for Second Amazon Headquarters

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No Nevada locations are on the short list of cities still in the running for a new Amazon headquarters. The online retailer released a list of 20 finalists for its second headquarters on Thursday.

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Police: 5 Dead, 1 Injured in Helicopter Crash in Northern New Mexico

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Authorities say five people have died and one was seriously injured after a helicopter crashed in northern New Mexico.

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Hundreds of Seagulls Pose Threat to Airport Safety Dispersed From Wetlands Video included

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Winter migration brings more birds to our area, annually. But this year, an increase in seagulls, specifically, can be seen at the wetlands near the SouthEast Connector project site. 

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Design for WCSD School Bathrooms Distributed to Subcontractors Video included

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The Washoe County School District is standing by its design choice for bathrooms in new schools.

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WCSD Asks Public for Feedback on Budget Video included

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The Washoe County School District hosted one of five public forums on e-funding priorities of the district.

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Community Forums Set to Discuss School District Funding Priorities

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The Washoe County School District will hold five community forums to share information about the expected budget shortfall, the community budget survey, and to hear community input. 

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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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