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Standoff on Valley Road Ends in Arrest

Reno Police say a standoff closed a portion of Valley Road late Saturday evening after a man barricaded himself inside a home. More>>

Easter Weekend Celebrations

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The Boys and Girls Club held an Easter egg hunt Saturday in Sun Valley.  More>>

Confirmed Death Toll Climbs to 46; About 270 Missing in Ferry Crash

The number of confirmed dead in the South Korean ferry disaster has risen to 46, with some 270 still missing. More>>

Easter Egg Hunts, Church Services This Weekend Video included

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Lots of area events are scheduled for this Easter holiday weekend. Here is a list that will be updated frequently. More>>

Recycled Records Celebrates 'Record Store Day'

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While many people celebrated Easter one day early on Saturday, one local shop celebrated a lesser known holiday. More>>

Race to End Domestic Violence Held at Idlewild Park

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Thanks in part to our warm weather, hundreds of Northern Nevadans took a run Saturday morning for a good cause. More>>

Sub Still Searching for Missing Plane; to be Done in Week

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An underwater robotic submarine is making its seventh dive into the depths of the Indian Ocean, searching for a missing Malaysian airliner. More>>

Range Showdown Draws Armed Supporters to Nevada

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A week after a tense standoff between gun-toting states' rights advocates and federal Bureau of Land Management police, self-described militia members are still protecting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family. More>>

Boomtown to Host Job Fair Monday

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Boomtown Casino & Hotel will host a Food & Beverage job fair in its events center on Monday, April 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. More>>

Search Teams Recover Body of 13th Sherpa; Three Still Missing

Search teams have recovered a 13th body on Mount Everest, a day after an avalanche swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. More>>

Man Shot During Early Morning Home Invasion in Sparks Video included

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Secret Witness is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of suspects who shot a 70-year-old man during a home invasion robbery in Sparks. More>>

Elko County Moves Forward With Jail Expansion

Elko County commissioners are hoping to save time and money by tackling two phases of a jail expansion project at once. Commissioners on Wednesday voted to put the $3.6 million project out for bid.
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Airport Pavement Reconstruction Continues; Noise Expected

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The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is continuing its summer-long pavement reconstruction project. Residents can expect to hear noise now until April 30 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. More>>

Things 2 Do This Weekend

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If you're the type who prefers vinyl music over digital, this is your weekend! Plus, learn how gardening can help combat Alzheimer's in our Things 2 Do list. More>>

Box Found at Reno Aces Ballpark Prompts Investigation

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Reno Police say a box left by a homeless person prompted authorities to call in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team to investigate. More>>

Firefighting Aircraft Company to Bring Jobs to Reno Video included

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As we head into fire season, local firefighters are getting some big help fighting brushfires. The Coulson Group is also expected to hire 20 new employees. More>>

Motorcyclist Hits Truck Near Bridgeport, Flown to Reno

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California Highway Patrol says a motorcyclist suffered major injuries after hitting a truck on State Route 182 near Bridgeport Friday afternoon. More>>

O'Cleary's, CBQ Now Open at Legends at Sparks Marina Video included

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Two new restaurants located at the Legends at Sparks Marina held soft openings on Friday. More>>

Higher Gas Prices Could Affect Holiday Weekend Travel Video included

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It's no secret that gas prices are getting higher and higher. AAA says the average price of regular unleaded in the Reno area is now $3.97 a gallon. More>>

PG&E to be Arraigned in Fatal Bay Area Pipeline Blast

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Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the Bay Area. More>>

Ferry Captain Arrested in South Korea Disaster

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A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested. More>>

At Least 12 Everest Guides Killed, 4 Missing in Avalanche Video included

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The world's highest mountain has seen its deadliest-ever disaster today. At least 12 of the guides were killed, and four others are missing. Several more were hurt after an avalanche swept down the climbing route. More>>

Food Bank's Shelves Looking Bare For Spring Video included

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Spring is hard for the homeless and hungry because so few actually give this time of year. Shelves at the Food Bank of Northern Nevada are nearly bare. More>>

Christians Mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

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Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City. More>>

California Farmers to Get More Water

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California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal officials ease drought-related water cutbacks because of recent rain and snow. More>>

2014 WCSD Principals of the Year Named

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The Washoe County School District has chosen three principals who will be honored as principals of the year for 2014. More>>

Erase Library Fines With Food Donations This Spring

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You can get rid of overdue fines by helping those in need! Until April 28, patrons can bring cans or boxes of food to the library in lieu of fines to help feed the hungry. More>>

Kill Switches Coming to Cell Phones to Help Lower Thefts Video included

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Smartphone makers and carriers have agreed to add kill switches on their cellphones by next summer. The announcement comes as lawmakers consider new laws to curb smartphone thefts. More>>

Reno Mayoral Candidate Tony Perry Dies at 48 Video included

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A representative with Washoe County tells Channel 2 News that Reno mayoral candidate Tony Perry (also known as Tony Perri) died Monday night at the age of 48. More>>

Waste Management 'Residential Dump Days' in Virginia City

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In an effort to assist residents with household cleanups and curb illegal dumping, Waste Management announced the next "Residential Dump Days," for May 2 & May 3 at the transfer station in Virginia City. More>>

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