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Sparks Motel 6 Guests Awoken by Gunfire Video included

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Gunfire rang out early Thursday morning, terrifying guests at a Sparks Motel 6 and now police have a man in custody accused of firing dozens of rounds at vehicles. More>>

Police Seek Person of Interest in Vehicle Burglary Case

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Reno Police need your help finding a person of interest they say was involved in a vehicle burglary that occurred last month inside a downtown parking garage. More>>

GAO: Pentagon Violated Law With Sgt. Bergdahl Swap

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Congressional investigators say the Pentagon violated the law when it swapped five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. More>>

Type O Blood Donors Urgently Needed at United Blood Services

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United Blood Services is reaching out to all type O donors for a blood donation since their inventories of type O blood is very low today and they need to build inventories going into the long Labor Day weekend. More>>

Prosecutors Seek to Overturn 1976 Nevada Murder Conviction

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Public defenders are trying to get a new trial for 64-year-old Cathy Woods convicted of killing a nursing student in the 1970s. The victim was one of six women killed in the Bay Area's ‘Gypsy Hill' murders. More>>

Former Nevada Lawmaker Taking Plea Deal in Las Vegas Cases

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An expelled Nevada state assemblyman plans to plead guilty in two Las Vegas criminal cases dating to the days before the 2013 legislative session, in a plea deal that would get him out of jail and into a mental health program. More>>

Reno Police Arrest Saint Mary's Phlebotomist on Sexual Assault Charge

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Reno Police have arrested a Saint Mary's hospital phlebotomist they say sexually assaulted a female patient. More>>

Doctor: No Health Risk From 2 U.S. Ebola Patients Video included

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A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

Bundy to Speak at Elko Tea Party Event Sept. 11

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Elko Tea Party leaders say southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy will speak in Elko next month at a fundraiser and rally they're co-hosting with the Nevada Committee for Full Statehood. More>>

New Restrictions on Hydrocodone to Take Effect

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The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. More>>

Official: Militants Asked $132.5 Million Ransom

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A U.S. official says the Islamic State militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley in Syria had demanded $132.5 million in ransom for his release. More>>

Workshops Scheduled to Address Water Consolidation

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A series of public workshops is scheduled to address rules and rates regarding the consolidation of Washoe County's water utility and South Truckee Meadows General Improvement District with Truckee Meadows Water Authority.
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Expert Says Ebola Threat is Low in Nevada Video included

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A local expert on infectious diseases says the likelihood of Ebola spreading in Nevada or other parts of America are very low. More>>

UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached by Malware; Reno Store Affected

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Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states including the Keystone Avenue location in Reno.
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Sacramento Patient Being Tested for Ebola Video included

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The California Department of Public Health says there's no confirmed cases of Ebola in the state. This comes as health officials say a low-risk patient is being tested and treated for the deadly virus in Sacramento. More>>

Slowing Water Slows Area Business Video included

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Truckee River water levels are shockingly low for this time of year. And rafting, kayaking even fly fishing businesses are taking notice. More>>

Grand Jury Hears Evidence in Ferguson Case Video included

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A grand jury has begun hearing evidence as it weighs possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. More>>

Officials: U.S. Rescue Mission in Syria Failed

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Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them. More>>

Sun Valley Home Fire Under Investigation

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Firefighters are investigating what caused a home to go up in flames Wednesday afternoon in Sun Valley. The fire broke out at a home on Dorothy Court around 2 p.m. More>>

WCSD to Vote on $25,000 Offer to Pedro Martinez Video included

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A Washoe County School District attorney tells Channel 2 News that board members plan to vote Tuesday on whether to offer Superintendent Pedro Martinez $25,000 to drop a pending breach of contract lawsuit, in an legal maneuver called an "offer of judgment." More>>

Burning Man Boosts RV Rental Business Video included

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We are days away from Burning Man, the counter-culture festival that takes place every August in the Black Rock Desert. But when people head to the playa, they need a place to stay. That is good news for companies who rent RVs. More>>

South Reno Gun Store Changes Hands

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A firearms store owned by a man accused of selling illegally modified weapons to ATF agents, has been sold. More>>

Proposal to Create Free Speech Zones at Reno Special Events Video included

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The Reno City Council got an update Wednesday on a change to the city code that would allow the creation of "free speech" areas in and around special events on public property. More>>

Reno Police Investigate Accident Involving Elderly Pedestrian

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Reno police are investigating an accident involving a vehicle and elderly pedestrian. More>>

As Summer Winds Down, Area Road Construction Ramps Up

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It may seem like the dog days of road construction, as signs are popping up all around town. More>>

$2 Million Bail Cut to $150,000 in Sparks Trespass Killing

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The Associated Press reports a judge in a murder case in Reno has slashed bail from $2 million to $150,000 for a 73-year-old man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed trespasser in a home he owns in Sparks. More>>

President Obama: U.S. Won't Stop Confronting Islamic State Video included

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President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. More>>

U.S. Officials: Military Mulling More Troops to Iraq

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U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad. More>>

8 Homes Destroyed by Kern County Wildfire Video included

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Authorities say a wildfire north of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and is threatening more than a thousand others. More>>

NDOT Completes Important Phase of Carson City Freeway Work

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The Nevada Department of Transportation's Carson City Freeway Project has reached a milestone with completion of an important construction phase. More>>

AP: Bank of America Reaches $17 Billion Settlement With U.S.

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Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. More>>

Report: Firefighting Costs Eroding Conservation

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The Obama administration is detailing the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes. More>>

RTC to Hold Open House on Keystone Ave. Corridor Thursday

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The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is inviting the public to help plan improvements to the Keystone Avenue Corridor. An open house will take place at Peavine Elementary School, located at 1601 Grandview Avenue in Reno this Thursday. More>>

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