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Storm Watch: Chain Controls

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Chain controls in effect on area roads Thursday morning.

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NDOT Crews Preparing Roads for Storm Video included

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NDOT crews are busy preparing their approximately 100 plow truck fleet ahead of the storm, getting them ready to clear the roads and make them a lot safer. 

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Crowded Roads and Close Calls

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University of Nevada, Reno Police Department says they've been receiving a steady amount of complaints from pedestrians about dangerous drivers. They also receive many complaints about cyclists and skateboards on and around campus.

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Marsy's Law To Be Decided In November Election

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Marsy's Law, which would put a Victim's Bill of Rights into our constitution, will be Question 1 on this year's ballot.

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Bighorns Beat Salt Lake City 133-114

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The Reno Bighorns (21-16) defeated the Salt Lake City Stars (12-29) 133-114 Wednesday night at the Reno Events Center.

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Nevada Women Fall at San Jose State 57-54

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Nevada falls to 12-14 overall and 5-10 in Mountain West play. With San Diego State’s loss tonight, the Pack remains in seventh place in the conference.

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#20/22 Nevada Drops San Jose State 80-67

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Kendall Stephens scored a career-high 30 points and No. 20 Nevada hit 14 3-pointers in an 80-67 victory over San Jose State on Wednesday night. 

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19-Year-Old Skateboarder Hospitalized After Being Hit By Car

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The Sparks Police Department says a skateboarder is in the hospital after being struck by a car Wednesday night.

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Reno's David Wise Wins Olympic Gold, Anderson Takes Silver

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Reno's David Wise pulled off the defense of his 2014 Freestyle Skiing gold medal in Pyeongchang.  

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RFD: Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Reno

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The Reno Fire Department says a woman is in the hospital after her house caught fire Wednesday night.

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Tweaking Our Transit

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The RTC wants to make changes to the bus system, including reductions in some fares. A look at what could happen for the rides ahead...

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Crash on I-580 North Blocking Two Lanes of Traffic

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The Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting an injury crash on I-580 northbound at Moana Lane.

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Elko County High School to Resume Classes After Threat Investigation

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After speaking to the superintendent Wednesday evening, he told our newsroom that they had found the threat not to be credible, that classes would resume Thursday, but also that the investigation is still ongoing. 

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Truckee Meadows Fire and Sparks Fire Roll Out New Automatic Aid Agreement

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TMFPD & SFD have announced that they are rolling out enhancements to their automatic aid policies, starting Monday. 

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President Trump Hosts 'Listening Session' Amid Pressure to Act on Shootings Video included

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President Donald Trump is hearing the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week's deadly shooting in Florida.

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Weather Discussion: Thursday's Snow Forecast Video included

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Snow is likely in the Sierra and the valley beginning Wednesday evening and going through Thursday evening. A Winter Weather Advisory has been posted for the valley as roads will become slick. 

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WCSD Releases Statement Concerning Threat Rumors

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The Washoe County School District says when it receives any possible threat information, school police immediately launch an investigation.

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TMFPD, Sparks Fire to Soon Roll Out Enhanced Automatic Aid

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Truckee Meadows Fire in partnership with Sparks Fire, are employing a new process that will ensure the closest single fire engine will respond to an emergency, regardless of jurisdiction.

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Evangelist Billy Graham Dies at Age 99 Video included

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The Rev. Billy Graham, whose sermons were broadcast in churches around the country, died Wednesday morning at his home in North Carolina, his nonprofit organization announced. He was 99.

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Mueller Files New Charges in Paul Manafort Case

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Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. 

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University Police Services Urges Safety on Roads Around Campus Video included

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Since August 2017, University Police Services officers have issued about 150 traffic citations for violations including speed, pedestrian crosswalk violations and distracted driving.

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NTSB: Truck Hit by Train Carrying GOP Was on Tracks After Warning Video included

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A preliminary report on the January 31 crash was issued Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. The probable cause of the accident hasn't yet been determined.

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Burglary Victims Needed to Help Identify Possible Stolen Property Video included

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Detectives are asking anyone who has recently been the victim of a burglary in the Reno, Sparks or Washoe County area to help identify the items.

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Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Car Near Sierra Center Parkway Video included

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The Reno Police Department says a pedestrian is dead after being struck by a car near the intersection of South Virginia Street and Sierra Center Parkway on Tuesday night. 

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Florida Shooting Survivors Demand Action on Guns Video included

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Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepare to flood the state capital, pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people

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Fire Near Pleasant Valley Dam in Inyo County 2,250 Acres, 50% Contained Video included

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Fire crews have made gains against a wind-driven wildfire in rural central California that is threatening several buildings, including a 1880s railroad station.

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Reno Police Say Man Reported Missing Later Found Safe

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Reno Police says 80-year-old Sabino Perez went missing temporarily from the Reno Valley Retirement Facility. 

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No Improvement in Youth Homeless Numbers Video included

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The number of people under age 25 in Washoe County who don't have stable housing isn't getting any better, according to this year's Homeless Youth Point in Time Count.

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Class on Keeping The Bed Bugs Away Video included

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A free educational program on detecting, preventing and controlling bedbugs will be offered by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Wednesday. 

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RTC Hosts Open House for Public Feedback Video included

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The Regional Transportation Commission hosted it first of four open houses, intended to teach the public of their upcoming proposals, and learn from the public where they could make improvements.

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New Lice Treatment Clinic in Reno Video included

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Our KTVN newsroom often hears from concerned parents about the lice policy in area schools. Students are not sent home if they have lice since it is more of a nuisance than a serious health risk. If you child brings home the bugs, there is a new clinic to help treat the infestation. We take you to Lice Clinics of America – Reno.    

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First Responder Highway Safety Video included

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Crashes that cause delays on the roads are inconvenient for us. But for first responders they mean potentially trying to save lives, while protecting their own.

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Homeless Especially Vulnerable in Freezing Weather Video included

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With overflow shelters overflowing, many of the area's homeless are forced to fight freezing temperatures. 

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Sparks Police Launch Death Investigation After Man's Body Found Video included

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Sparks Police say they are investigating a body found early Tuesday afternoon on the Truckee River trail on East Greg Street.

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WCSD Police Investigates Possible Threat to Swope Middle School Video included

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Some of you may be hearing about a possible threat to Swope Middle School in Reno. We have contacted the school district and they tell us that the school police are aware and investigating.

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Students Shaken by Shooting Focus on Stopping Gun Violence Video included

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A group of students who survived the Florida school shooting have started their 400-mile trip to the state capital to pressure lawmakers to act on a sweeping package of gun control laws.

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Douglas County Authorities Identify Pilot Killed in Plane Crash Video included

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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has identified the pilot killed in Monday's plane crash in Minden.

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Mueller's Office Charges Man Accused of Lying to Russia Probe Investigators Video included

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office on Tuesday filed a new charge against a man accused of lying to investigators in Russia probe.

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RTC Seeks Public Input on Proposed RTC Transit Service Changes Video included

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Numerous changes are being considered, including timing adjustments and route modifications. The RTC will also present proposed changes to RTC ACCESS and fare policy changes.

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Reno Works Program Going Strong and Seeing Success Video included

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Teaching those who are experiencing homelessness how to get full-time work and a permanent place to live are two of the objectives of the Reno Works Program.

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AG: Two Plead Guilty in Northern Nevada Prison Drug Smuggling Case

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The Nevada Attorney General's Office says two people have pleaded guilty in a northern Nevada prison drug smuggling case. 

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Bundy to Speak to Independent American Party of Nevada Convention

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Southern Nevada rancher and state's rights activist Cliven Bundy has agreed to give the keynote speech on Friday at the Independent American Party of Nevada's state convention in Sparks.

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Man Arrested in Connection With Downtown Reno Homicide Video included

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Reno Police say a man was arrested a man in connection with a homicide last August in downtown Reno. 

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Washoe Deputies Make 12 DUI Arrests During Joining Forces Campaign Video included

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Joining Forces is a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement program that promotes statewide enforcement in the areas of: DUI, distracted driving, seat belt, and speed and pedestrian safety. 

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High Winds Cause Damaged Structure and Vehicles in South Lake Tahoe Video included

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Structures and vehicles are seriously damaged after a wind damaged tree falls into a duplex in South Lake Tahoe. South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue responded to a damaged duplex on Tahoe Vista Drive on Sunday. 

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WCSD Kindergarten Registration Begins for 2018-2019 School Year

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The Washoe County School District is registering kindergartners for the 2018-2019 school year. Any child who will be five years old on or before Sept. 30, 2018 may enroll in kindergarten for the upcoming school year.

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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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  • Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

    Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

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    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.
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  • Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

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