Man charged in Zombie Crawl murder pleads not guilty

A man accused of murder at Reno’s Zombie Crawl pleads not guilty. 25-year-old Juan Hernandez is accused of fatally shooting a man outside the Eldorado Resort in October of last year as the annual Halloween-themed event was ending. Police say Hernandez shot the victim, Luis, Torres-Medero twice in the head. No motive has been identified for the shooting.

Police identify Sparks man found dead in car that crashed in Reno

Police have identified a man found dead inside a vehicle that had crashed in Reno. Police say 48-year-old Edward Long of Sparks was found dead inside a white Jeep that had crashed into a tree on Sutro Street Tuesday. But officers say the man’s injuries aren’t consistent with a crash; his death remains under investigation.

What’s to come of Harrah’s Reno?

We’re learning more about the future of Harrah’s Reno. As we reported, it’s being sold to a Las Vegas-based real estate investment group. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports it will become Reno City Center complete with more than 500 apartments, lots of office space, and some retail space, with a bar, a restaurant, and a coffee shop. Reno City Center will also have a grocery store and a gym as well as entertainment.

Sparks teen shot and killed in Reno identified

We now have the name of a teen who was shot and killed in Reno over the weekend. He is 17-year-old Jonathan Lopez of Sparks. Police say Will Mendoza-Paniagua shot and killed Lopez and wounded another man in a parking lot Moana Lane and Virginia Street Sunday. Mendonza-Paniagua faces murder and attempted murder charges. The second victim remains in critical condition.

Armed Suspect Dead in Yerington

A suspect is dead after ignoring deputy commands and advancing on deputies, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office. They did not release the name of the deceased. It happened about 1:39 p.m. Thursday in the Cardon Lane area of Yerington. The sheriff’s office said a person called to report a neighbor had just come to his home brandishing a handgun and had threatened him with it.

Sparks Attempted Robbery

The Sparks Police Department says crews responded to a call of a robbery at Paul’s Market on Vance Way on Thursday. Officials said a victim reported two men tried to steal items from the store and when the clerk tried to stop the theft by locking the door. One suspect remained outside and fled when the clerk tried to stop them. They said the suspect stealing the merchandise pulled out a weapon and threatened the clerk. Officials said that’s when the suspect was able to get past the clerk and exit on foot. He was identified as Jonathan Calderon. The other suspect is still on the loose.

Pedestrian vs. Vehicle

The Reno Police Department says crews responded to Vassar Street and Harvard Way after a pedestrian was hit by a car on Thursday. Officials said the pedestrian had minor injuries but was taken to the hospital as a precaution. They said the driver stayed on scene.

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