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Authorities: DNA Leads to California Serial Killer From 1970s Video included

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California authorities say DNA in two 1978 killings in Sacramento led to the arrest of a man suspected of being a serial killer tied to dozens of slayings and sexual assaults in the 1970s and '80s.

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Aces Fall in Sacramento 5-3

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The Aces ended their two-game winning streak Wednesday night at Raley Field, dropping game one to the Sacramento River Cats 5-3.

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Explosion At South Lake Tahoe Building Leaves One Injured Video included

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A man was severely injured with burns to his head, arms and face after an explosion in South Lake Tahoe.  The explosion happened in a rented shop on the bottom floor of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency on Wednesday.

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Gearing Up for Bike Season Video included

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It finally feels like spring and it's been a busy week for the Reno Bike Project.

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Negotiating from the Shadows: the Man Behind the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center Video included

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The Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center is one of Northern Nevada's biggest economic drivers, home to Tesla, Switch, Google, and more than 100 other big businesses. While the center is frequently in the headlines, the man behind the center is not. Here is Channel 2's lifetime exclusive interview with Roger Norman, the man who negotiates from the shadows.

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US-95 at St. Clair Near Fallon Reopened After Injury Crash Video included

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UPDATE: The road at US-95 and St. Clair in Fallon has been reopened.

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City Of Sparks Files Injunction Against Dermody Way Property Owners After Fires Video included

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The City of Sparks is filing an injunction after several fires started on three abandoned properties on Dermody Way. Since December 2016 the City has filed 19 notices of violation for dangerous conditions at the property.

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Outlook for the 2018 Fire Season Video included

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On Wednesday, Governor Brian Sandoval held his annual fire briefing at the state capitol. 

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Spring Allergy Season is in Full Bloom Video included

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Allergy season has arrived and lots of people are feeling the effects. After a warm start to the winter season and a wet spring, lots of things are starting to bloom. 

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Cohen Pleads Fifth In Stormy Daniels Case

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he will exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.  Michael Cohen filed papers in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday saying he will assert his Fifth Amendment rights.

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Spraying Begins in Reno as West Nile Worries Begin Video included

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As hot weather returns, so do mosquitoes. Washoe County just started up its war against West Nile Virus. We look at the chances of the deadly disease returning this year, and what's being done to fight it.

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VA Nominee Ronny Jackson Denies Claims he Crashed Car While Drunk Video included

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Embattled Veterans Affairs nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson is denying allegations he was involved in a drunken car wreck.

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NDOT Announces Traffic Changes Coming to USA Parkway

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Following Saturday’s construction, drivers will see several changes on USA Parkway near Electric Avenue.

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City of Reno Decides on New Flag After Council Presentation Video included

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Reno's new flag design features a blue background with a centered, circular emblem of mountain silhouettes and a star in the top corner.

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Former President George H.W. Bush Moved Out of ICU Video included

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A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral.

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Routine Bridge Inspections to Temporarily Close Roads This Week

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Nevada Department of Transportation will conduct routine bridge inspections which means some roads will be temporarily closed.  

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Mayor: Dallas Police Officer Dies Day After Shooting Video included

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The mayor of Dallas says a police officer has died a day after a shooting that also wounded another officer and a home improvement store employee.

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Police: Man Killed Maine Deputy, Stole His Car And Robbed Store Video included

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A gunman in Maine killed a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday, triggering an intensive manhunt in a heavily wooded rural town.

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Governor Sandoval Encourages Nevada To Support Denim Day Video included

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People across the nation will be wearing denim to raise awareness of sexual assault on Wednesday, April 25.

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Ice Pops Recalled in 15 States for Possible Listeria Contamination

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A West Virginia-based company is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 cases of ice pops that were distributed in 15 states, including Nevada, due to listeria concerns. 

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Jury Begins Deliberations in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Retrial Video included

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A jury has started deliberating the fate of Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial. The jurors began their work Wednesday morning after getting instructions from the judge.  

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University Students Host Prom for Special Needs High School Students Video included

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The Reno Joy Prom allows students who have special needs to enjoy a night in a more comfortable setting.

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French President Emmanuel Macron Addresses Congress Video included

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Macron's speech to Congress will be one of the last appearances he makes as the state visit comes to a close.

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Judge Seeks Update on Raids of President Trump's Personal Lawyer Video included

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U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood set a hearing for Thursday. She said she wants prosecutors to tell her how fast a copy of materials seized in the raid two weeks ago are being given to Cohen's lawyers.  

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Your Cup of Tea? WCSD Adds New Consent Video to High School Sex-Ed Video included

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Sex education in Washoe County School District has been a hot topic for a few years, and Tuesday the Board of Trustees added a video to S.H.A.R.E. (Sexual Health and Responsibility Education) classes in high schools. The video uses offering someone a cup of tea as an analogy for asking for consent.

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Nevada Student Sues School For Violation Of Free Speech Video included

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An 8th grade student is suing Kendyl Depoali Middle School for violating his First Amendment right to free speech.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Travel Ban Case Video included

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The Trump administration is asking the court to reverse lower court rulings striking down the ban. The policy has been fully in effect since December, but this is the first time the justices are considering whether it violates immigration law or the Constitution.

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Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration on 'Dreamers' Program Video included

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A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.

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Fallon Police Investigate Burglary at Little Caesars Pizza Video included

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Fallon Police need your help finding a man who burglarized a Little Caesars Pizza on West Williams Avenue early Sunday morning.   

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Saturday Video included

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Thousands of communities across the country will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day later this week. 

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Sound The Alarm Campaign Comes To Northern Nevada Video included

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During the three installation events, the Northern Nevada Office plans to install 600 alarms, volunteers will customize evacuation plans and share education information. 

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Car Hits Delta Gamma Sorority House Fence

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A part of the fence in front of the Delta Gamma sorority house is damaged after a driver hit it with a car. 

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Bottom Road Area In Fallon Closed Due To Sinkhole

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 The 4000 block of Bottom Road in Fallon has been closed due to the discovery of a sinkhole, Churchill County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Reno Turns 150, Tickets Available For Biggest Little Birthday Video included

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There will be a celebration for Reno's sesquicentennial birthday on Wednesday, May 9 at Greater Nevada Field.

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Washoe County Votes to Dismiss Appeal, Move Forward on Housing Development Video included

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The Lemmon Valley area is set to get more than 200 new homes if a planned development moves forward, but residents in the area are fighting it, saying it will make their homes less safe.

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WCSO, Waste Management Team Up to Combat Illegal Dumping Video included

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A neighbor reported an illegal dump site along the foothills in East Reno last month. This weekend, an inmate crew with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office will clean it up.

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Suspect Arrested After Trying to Attack People at Hostel; Caused Thousands Worth of Damage to Windows Video included

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A man is in jail after trying to attack people at the Morris Burner Hostel Monday night. He was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and destruction of property. 

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Bear Gets Trapped and Destroys Inside of Truck, Owner Speaks Out Video included

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The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is stressing the importance of locking up vehicles at night as bears are out and about this time of year. South Lake Tahoe deputies said that bears are "very adept" and can even unlock cars to look for food.

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Health District Identifies Recalled Kratom Products in Washoe County Video included

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Local health officials are asking for your help in stopping a Salmonella outbreak related to the herbal product - kratom.  

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FDA Cracks Down on Juul E-Cigarette Popular in Schools

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Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. 

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New Roundabout At State Route 88 Could Reduce Crashes and Save Lives Video included

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NDOT will be closing part of the intersection on State Route 88 and Centerville Lane in Douglas County for 10 days, starting April 23. Daytime single lane closures will start on April 23 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a pilot car alternating directions of traffic through the intersection.

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Maddie's Pet Project Ceremony At Nevada Humane Society Video included

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On Thursday, April 26, Maddie's Pet Project will be launching at the Nevada Humane Society. The new initiative is designed to save the lives of homeless pets in Nevada.

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Marshalls to Open Store in Susanville Later This Week Video included

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Marshalls says it will open a new store in Sierra Shopping Center in Susanville this Thursday. 

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Caltrans Releases Roadwork Schedule For Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released a report on Friday with a schedule for roadwork happening in the Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County areas. The full report can be viewed here.

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Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee to Update Community on Housing Video included

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The Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee is scheduled to hold its annual housing meeting in Kings Beach on April 28th. Topics will include impact fees and new housing options.

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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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  • APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:19:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
  • Accused serial rapist and killer undetected working as cop

    Accused serial rapist and killer undetected working as cop

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:00:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...
    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.More >>
    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.More >>
  • Thousands of teachers in Arizona, Colorado to protest

    Thousands of teachers in Arizona, Colorado to protest

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:00:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...
    Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado will shut down schools to protest low pay and funding.More >>
    Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado will shut down schools to protest low pay and funding.More >>
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  • Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

    Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:00:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). File-This March 20, 2018, file photo shows running back Saquon Barkley catching a football during Penn State NFL football Pro Day in State College, Pa. Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not g...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). File-This March 20, 2018, file photo shows running back Saquon Barkley catching a football during Penn State NFL football Pro Day in State College, Pa. Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not g...
    Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft.More >>
    Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft.More >>
  • Meek Mill: People going through same ordeal depending on him

    Meek Mill: People going through same ordeal depending on him

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-04-26 10:19:24 GMT
    (David Swanson /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Rapper Meek Mill, right, leaves the State Correctional Institution in Chester, Pa., Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The rapper walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed...(David Swanson /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Rapper Meek Mill, right, leaves the State Correctional Institution in Chester, Pa., Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The rapper walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed...
    Rapper Meek Mill has attended an NBA playoff game in his first public appearance since being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.More >>
    Rapper Meek Mill has attended an NBA playoff game in his first public appearance since being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.More >>
  • Shot, save: LeBron bails out Cavs with Game 5 buzzer-beater

    Shot, save: LeBron bails out Cavs with Game 5 buzzer-beater

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:50:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, celebrates with Cedi Osman, from Turkey, after James shot a game-winning three point shot in the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 25...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, celebrates with Cedi Osman, from Turkey, after James shot a game-winning three point shot in the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 25...
    LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers.More >>
    LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers.More >>
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