Free Parking For MidTown Christmas Shoppers

Some free parking for Christmas shoppers is being made available in Reno’s MidTown District. Three businesses in the district are opening their parking lots for free parking,starting on Black Friday and continuing through New Year’s Eve. The lots are located at 800 S. Virginia St. , 1030 S. Virginia St.,and 515 S. Virginia St.

Local Children’s Advocate Dies After Stroke

An advocate for children and seniors has passed away in Reno. Darryl Feemster, Sr. died over the weekend from complications after a stroke.He was 55, and was the City of Reno Youth and Senior Services Manager.

Stolen Tricycle Returned To Disabled Man

A Carson City man who is mentally disabled is thrilled to have his only mode of transportation back today. The 31 year old man’s tricycle was stolen in October from the Carson Mall. Sheriff Kenny Furlong says someone found the trike along Deer Run Road this past weekend. The owner’s name and phone number was attached to it, and they got it back to him.

Power Outages Hit South Reno

Two power outages hit south Reno on Monday afternoon. More than 12-hundred customers were without electricity for about 3 hours. NV Energy blamed the outages on an equipment issue.

Child Dies FromFlu

A child has died from the flu in Nevada, the state’s first death of this flu season. Health officials say a child who was four years old or younger died in Las Vegas.In Washoe County, health officials say there have been 238 cases of flu reported, with no fatalities. Last flu season,8 people died from the flu in Washoe County.

Snapchat threat to Damonte Ranch HS kept some kids home last week

A threat on Snapchat scares students at Damonte Ranch High School to point that some didn’t go to school last week. KOLO-TV reports Police say the photo shows a student pointing a gun at the photo’s recipient. It’s captioned: “Don’t come to school tomorrow.” Police say the student in the photo didn’t create it-they used another student’s photo, and photo-shopped a gun into it. The snap was sent to a group called “White Privileged School.”

Former UNR president hospitalized

A former president of the University of Nevada Reno is hospitalized. News 4 reports Tim Crowley suffers from pneumonia and is in ICU at St. Mary’s. Crowley was the longest-serving

2 Sparks men arrested in drive-by murder in south Reno

Two Sparks men are arrested on murder charges. Police say Richard Silva and Yiovannie Guzman shot and killed Luz Linarez-Castillo in south Reno earlier this month. Police say both men confessed to shooting Linarez-Castillo as she drove. Authorities say Linzarez-Castillo was estranged from her husband, who’s Silva’s brother.

Trader Joe’s recalling chicken, turkey salad

Chicken salad sold at Trader Joe’s in Nevada is being recalled. The grocer says they fear shards of glass or plastic could be inside packages of its white meat chicken salad, the curried chicken salad or the turkey cranberry apple salad. The 36,000 lbs. of salads affected have expiration dates ranging from November 10 to November 21. They also have code P-40299 on them.

Storage units damaged in fire

A dozen storage units are damaged after a fire. The fire broke out Friday night at Emigrant Storage next to the Sparks Marina. No one was injured.