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Navy Aircraft Crashes into Pacific Ocean Killing 11 Passengers

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The U.S. Navy says an aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean while on the way to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

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Muslims Hope to Start Conversation about Islam

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"Get to Know Us... Ask a Muslim." The event tonight at the Joe Crowley Student Union at the University of Nevada, Reno was meant to do just that.

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Nevada Rolls to Win Over Davidson

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Caleb Martin knocked down 9 of 15 shots from the field and finished with a career-high 26 points to help Nevada remain unbeaten with an 81-68 win over Davidson on Tuesday night. Josh Hall added 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and Jordan Caroline just missed his third double-double of the season with 16 points and nine rebounds for the Wolf Pack (5-0). 

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Police Looking for Suspect in Connection With an Assault Video included

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Police say the suspect, Jared Spiegel, was engaged in an argument with a homeless man and then attacked him.

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Charity Money Stolen From Local BBQ Restaurant Video included

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The money was stolen from Sparks and Smoke BBQ Takeout and was being collected for the Hug High School music program.

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City of Reno Steps Up Code Enforcement Video included

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The Motel Improvement Team is made up of the Reno Police Department and code enforcers, and they hope to check for code violations to make sure older motels are being maintained properly.

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David Cassidy Dies at 67 Video included

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David Cassidy was a former cast member of "The Partridge Family."

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Utah Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Sparks After Chase Video included

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US Marshalls arrested a Norteños gang member in connection with attempted murder and felon in possession of a deadly weapon.

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Smoking in Public Parks: To Ban or Not to Ban? Video included

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Should smoking be allowed in our public parks? The cities of Reno and Sparks, Carson City, and Washoe County have commissioned a study to find out whether the citizens want to ban smoking and other tobacco products from public parks. They released the survey Monday.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Expects Shortage of Parking Lot Space During Thanksgiving Video included

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It's a busy time of the year at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. 

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Woman Dies After Crashing Into a Tree Video included

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The fatal crash happened in Truckee, CA near Glenshire Drive.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Puts Plan in Motion to Repeal Net Neutrality Regulations Video included

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The plan was released ahead of a December 14 vote and has triggered protests from consumer groups and internet companies

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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Arrests Man in Connection With Domestic Battery Video included

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The suspect, 40-year-old James McNeill, has been charged with domestic battery with substantial bodily harm and eluding a peace officer.

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NHP Identifies Pedestrian in Fatal Crash on Pyramid Highway Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian killed by an SUV on Pyramid Highway near Spring Ridge Drive on Sunday night.

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WCSD Pilot Program Tests Physical Fitness, Academic Performance Video included

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Six Washoe County schools are piloting a program to help kids foster a healthy lifestyle by using heart rate monitoring technology in P.E. classes, but the benefits are reaching far beyond the school gymnasium.

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CBS News Fires Charlie Rose After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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CBS News has fired Charlie Rose after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct while PBS has terminated its relationship with Rose. 

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Ikea Relaunches Malm Dresser Recall After Eight Child Dies

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Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.

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Parks Commission Seeks Public Input on Smoking at Area Parks

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The Parks Commissions want your opinion on whether or not smoking should be allowed in parks. They are considering rules regarding smoking, vaping, and the use of tobacco products in parks. 

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Achievement Beyond Obstacles; Leadership Academy Video included

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As we head toward the end of the year, many teenagers are preparing for the next big step - the end of high school. This is when the Reno/Sparks Rotary Clubs step in to help those who want to go to college.

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Nevada's Recreational Marijuana Sales Top September Projection Video included

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The latest data shows Nevada recreational marijuana sales continue to surge. 

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Two Men Arrested on Drug-Related Charges in Gardnerville

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies say they arrested two men on drug-related charges in Gardnerville on Monday night. 

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U.S. Slaps New Sanctions on North Korean, Chinese Firms Video included

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The United States has issued new sanctions on four Chinese trading companies and a Chinese national said to have conducted hundreds of millions of dollars in business with North Korea.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Seeks Stolen Vending Machine Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding a vending machine that was stolen from the Smith’s grocery store earlier this month.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closures

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The following businesses or offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday this week. 

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Federal Judge Permanently Blocks President Trump's Sanctuary Cities Order

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A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. 

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Kenny L. Sandage Named Carson City Undersheriff

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong has named Assistant Sheriff Kenny L. Sandage to be appointed to the position of Undersheriff in December.

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Delays Reported on Highway 395 Near Bodie Due to Overturned Semi-Truck

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Caltrans says drivers should expect delays on Highway 395 near Bodie as crews try to upright an overturned semi-truck.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Offers Thanksgiving Travel Tips Video included

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Thousands of travelers are expected to pass through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport this holiday week. Peak travel days will be Wednesday and on Sunday. To help passengers, the airport is offering several tips.

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Lyon County Sheriff's Office Says Home Invasion Suspect Arrested Video included

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputies say they have arrested the 36-year-old man wanted on home invasion and domestic battery charges.

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Reno Doctor Sentenced to 10 Years For Role in Prescription Drug Ring Video included

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A northern Nevada doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and drug distribution charges in a deadly prescription drug ring.

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WCSD Still Says Wildcreek is Best for New High School Construction Video included

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Wildcreek is currently a popular site for golfing, but the WCSD is reporting there may be viable options to keep partial space for golfing.

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Southern Nevada Reports First Flu-Related Death This Season Video included

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Southern Nevada health officials say a young child has died from the flu. The department said it's the first reported death from the flu in the county this season but among 78 cases that have been reported. 

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Portion of Eastbound Prater Way Closed for Lane Striping Project

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The Regional Transportation Commission says eastbound Prater Way, from Pyramid Way to Rock Boulevard, will remain closed for permanent lane striping of the newly paved roadway until Wednesday.

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Turkey Cooking Safety Video included

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Whether you're an amateur, or a pro, cooking a turkey can be tricky.  

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Washoe County Sheriff's Office Offers Twelve Tips of Holiday Safety Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is reminding everyone to be safe this holiday season with twelve safety tips. 

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Santa Visits for Senior Citizens in Carson City Video included

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Even though its Thanksgiving week, some organizations are already gearing up for Christmas. 

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Round Table Conversation With Local Immigration Leaders Video included

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Local immigration leaders ranging from the ACLU to Catholic Charities came out to voice their concerns and ideas about the immigration issue to Senator Cortez Masto.

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Thanksgiving Meals for Those Who Need It Video included

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Harrah's Reno set up a tent on Center St. and 6th St. to give community members who are hungry and less fortunate a chance to have a real Thanksgiving meal.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Middle School in Spanish Springs Next Month

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The Washoe County School District is holding a groundbreaking ceremony for a new middle school in Spanish Springs next month.

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DMV Urges Appointments, Alternative Services to Avoid 'Black Monday' Video included

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The DMV is urging people to use appointments, online services and kiosks to avoid long wait times before and after the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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Greater Nevada Field Prepares to Host Annual Reno Ice Rink

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It's that time of year again. Our local outdoor ice rink is returning to Reno for the holiday season.

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County Parties Nail Down Strategies Ahead of 2018 Race Video included

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We are at the halfway point between last year's bombshell election and next year's midterms, and Washoe County's political parties are making some changes. The new chairpersons for both major parties say they have taken the last year and done a little soul-searching.

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Christmas Tree Permits Now Available

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The U.S. Forest Service and BLM say Christmas tree permits for several areas are now available for purchase. 

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City of Reno Seeks Input for Arch Refresh Project Video included

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The City of Reno wants your input on how to refresh the arch in downtown Reno. 

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Sparks Police Seek Man Reported Missing Last Month

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Sparks Police need your help finding a 56-year-old man reported missing last month. 

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  • Channel 2 News Web Poll

  • How are you traveling this Thanksgiving?

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    236 votes
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