Taboose Fire in Inyo County Over 10,000 Acres, 62% Contained
Taboose Fire in Inyo County Over 10,000 Acres, 62% Contained

Cal Fire says crews are working to extinguish a wildfire burning southwest of Big Pine and northwest of Aberdeen in Inyo County. They said the Taboose Fire is now at 10,106 acres and is 62% contained.

Hurricane Humberto Now Category 3 Storm
Hurricane Humberto Now Category 3 Storm

UPDATE: The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Humberto has strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph (185 kph).

September 16th, 3:04 PM PDT
Longtime NBC and ABC Correspondent Sander Vanocur Dead at 91
Longtime NBC and ABC Correspondent Sander Vanocur Dead at 91

The Hollywood Reporter says longtime correspondent for NBC News and ABC News, Sander Vanocur, has died at 91. They said he logged more than 40 years in print and television journalism.

5 hrs 9 mins ago
Most Restored Power in Mono County After Public Safety Power Outage
Most Restored Power in Mono County After Public Safety Power Outage

Southern California Edison says almost 11,000 customers had their power turned back on Tuesday morning, while 3,700 remain without power in portions of Mono and Inyo Counties.

September 16th, 3:00 PM PDT
Proposed Purdue Pharma Settlement Could Be Funded By Selling Opioids
Proposed Purdue Pharma Settlement Could Be Funded By Selling Opioids

UPDATE: The proposed settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to clean up the opioid mess by selling more opioids.

September 16th, 4:21 AM PDT
Another Parent Charged in College Admissions Bribery Scandal
Another Parent Charged in College Admissions Bribery Scandal

UPDATE: Another parent has been charged in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal.

September 13th, 1:04 PM PDT
2019's 1st Human Case of West Nile in Washoe County
2019's 1st Human Case of West Nile in Washoe County

Nevada is in the top 4 for the West Nile Virus incidence this year in the U.S.  Today it returned to Washoe County, with the first human case here this year.

7 hrs 59 mins ago by John Potter
Health Officials Approve Emergency Ban on Sales of Flavored E-Cigarettes in New York
Health Officials Approve Emergency Ban on Sales of Flavored E-Cigarettes in New York

A state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York.

8 hrs 1 min ago
Nevada Receives Nearly $2 Million Grant from Department of Transportation
Nevada Receives Nearly $2 Million Grant from Department of Transportation

U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen applaud receiving a combined $1,847,425 in grant funding from the Department of Transportation to support transportation safety investments within Nevada.

8 hrs 24 mins ago
Gas Leak at Boulders Apartments
Gas Leak at Boulders Apartments

The Reno Fire Department (RFD) responded to a gas leak at the Boulders Apartments on Tuesday just after 12 p.m.

9 hrs 35 mins ago
UNR Med's Sanford Center for Aging Launches ICECAP
UNR Med's Sanford Center for Aging Launches ICECAP

Officials with the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) School of Medicine have announced that UNR Med's Sanford Center for Aging is launching ICECAP, short for Improving Care of Elders through Community and Academic Partnerships

9 hrs 50 mins ago
Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Snowden Over Memoir
Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Snowden Over Memoir

The U.S. government is suing former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, alleging he violated nondisclosure agreements by publishing a memoir.

11 hrs 4 mins ago
Saudi Minister: 50% of Crude Production Restored
Saudi Minister: 50% of Crude Production Restored

Saudi Arabia's energy minister says 50% of the production cut by the attack on its oil processing plant has been restored.

11 hrs 32 mins ago
NV Energy to Begin Work on Highway 50 to Replace Vaults
NV Energy to Begin Work on Highway 50 to Replace Vaults

NV Energy says on Wednesday, September 18th, they will start work on Highway 50 in Stateline at South Lake Tahoe to replace equipment in two underground electric vaults.

12 hrs 2 mins ago
Locals Join Strike Against General Motors
Locals Join Strike Against General Motors

Contract talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers were set to resume Tuesday as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day.

12 hrs 27 mins ago
'Fee-Free' Parks for Nevada Public Lands Day
'Fee-Free' Parks for Nevada Public Lands Day

Officials with the Nevada Division of State Parks have announced that some Nevada State Parks will be 'fee-free' in honor of Nevada Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 28th.

13 hrs 11 mins ago
First Human Case of West Nile in Washoe County This Year
First Human Case of West Nile in Washoe County This Year

The Washoe County Health District says a local resident tested positive for West Nile Virus, making it the first human case this year.

13 hrs 50 mins ago by Zac Mooney
Veteran Journalist Cokie Roberts Dead At 75
Veteran Journalist Cokie Roberts Dead At 75

Roberts' career in television, radio and publishing stretched for over four decades.

14 hrs 51 mins ago
New Kavanaugh Accusation 'Lacks an Accuser'
New Kavanaugh Accusation 'Lacks an Accuser'

A spokeswoman for Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins says newly disclosed allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are not adding anything new to what's already been reported.

18 hrs 45 mins ago
Mexican Tycoon Arrested When Boat Kills Son by San Francisco
Mexican Tycoon Arrested When Boat Kills Son by San Francisco

A member of one of Mexico's wealthiest families was arrested on manslaughter charges after his 11-year-old son died on a family boating trip in the San Francisco Bay, police said Monday.

18 hrs 46 mins ago
House Judiciary Committee to Hold First Impeachment Hearing
House Judiciary Committee to Hold First Impeachment Hearing

As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation.

18 hrs 52 mins ago
Urban Roots Gets Federal Grant to Help Students in Washoe County
Urban Roots Gets Federal Grant to Help Students in Washoe County

Local nonprofit Urban Roots is the only nonprofit in the state to secure  grant money from the USDA this cycle. KTVN Chris Buckley has the story.

19 hrs 7 mins ago by Chris Buckley
Epstein Saga Brings National Focus to Victims' Rights
Epstein Saga Brings National Focus to Victims' Rights

The Jeffrey Epstein case has brought national attention to victims' rights.

18 hrs 55 mins ago
No One Claims Ownership of Last Slave Ship "Clotilda"
No One Claims Ownership of Last Slave Ship "Clotilda"

Alabama's state historical commission apparently will retain control of the last U.S. slave ship, the Clotilda.

18 hrs 56 mins ago
Student Makes Petition to Bring Back Senior Quotes in Yearbook
Student Makes Petition to Bring Back Senior Quotes in Yearbook

A Damonte Ranch High School senior is taking a stand after learning her graduating yearbook will not include a senior quote.

23 hrs 38 mins ago
Pilot of 'Draco' Makes Statement on YouTube About Crash
Pilot of 'Draco' Makes Statement on YouTube About Crash

Stihl National Championship Air Race officials tell us just after 10 a.m. a small single-engine plane experienced a wind-related incident during take-off at the Reno-Stead Airport. The pilot of the plane 'Draco,' Mike Patey, made an announcement on his YouTube account about the crash.

September 16th, 10:47 AM PDT
NHP: One Person Dead After Fatal Crash on US-95 Near Schurz
NHP: One Person Dead After Fatal Crash on US-95 Near Schurz

NHP reports a fatal crash on US-95 southbound at mile marker 76, outside of Schurz near Walker Lake. NHP says an overturned commercial motor vehicle was involved. They said one person died in the crash.

September 16th, 7:40 PM PDT
Walker Fire in Plumas County 96% Contained
Walker Fire in Plumas County 96% Contained

UPDATE: The U.S. Forest Service says the Walker Fire remains at 54,518 acres and is 95 percent contained as of Monday evening. The Walker Fire has destroyed 9 structures.

September 6th, 12:48 PM PDT
Most Power Restored for Customers in Northern Nevada
Most Power Restored for Customers in Northern Nevada

UPDATE: NV Energy says most customers have been restored power in Northern Nevada on Monday night.

September 16th, 3:13 PM PDT
Despite Legal Threats 'Alienstock' Still Planned in Rachel, Nevada
Despite Legal Threats 'Alienstock' Still Planned in Rachel, Nevada

UPDATE: An innkeeper selling tickets for campers next week in a tiny Nevada desert town is being threatened with legal action by the originator of the 'Storm Area 51' internet hoax over the 'Alienstock' name.

September 10th, 12:39 PM PDT
BLM: 300 Acre Kelly Fire Burning in Humboldt County
BLM: 300 Acre Kelly Fire Burning in Humboldt County

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reporting that the Kelly Fire is burning in Humboldt County, 38 miles northeast of Winnemucca.

September 16th, 5:55 PM PDT
Case Resolution for Two Dutch Citizens Arrested at the Nevada National Security Site
Case Resolution for Two Dutch Citizens Arrested at the Nevada National Security Site

The Nye County District Attorney's Office and Nye County Sheriff's Office are announcing a resolution in the case of Ties Granzier and Govert Sweep, the two Dutch citizens arrested last week for trespassing at the Nevada National Security Site.

September 16th, 5:25 PM PDT
Martinez-Guzman's Trial Could Get Delayed
Martinez-Guzman's Trial Could Get Delayed

The attorney for accused killer Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman says he will file a written motion to continue his client's murder trial.

September 16th, 8:11 AM PDT
Road Closures for 100th Genoa Candy Dance
Road Closures for 100th Genoa Candy Dance

On September 28th and 29th, the Town of Genoa will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Candy Dance.

September 16th, 4:50 PM PDT
Two Former City Employees Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $300,000
Two Former City Employees Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $300,000

Two former employees of the City of Reno have agreed to settle a sexual harassment claim they filed against the City for $300,000.

August 9th, 2:41 PM PDT by Michael Wolfe
Accused Fallon Church Shooter Found Competent to Stand Trial
Accused Fallon Church Shooter Found Competent to Stand Trial

In a hearing on Monday, O'Connor was found competent to stand trial. 

September 4th, 4:50 PM PDT

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