The RTC of Washoe County will be offering free rides on New Year’s Eve. KOLO 8 reports scheduled RTC transit services will be free this Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on New Year’s Day.
A woman faces charges following an animal cruelty investigation by Washoe County Regional Animal Services that resulted in the seizure of 31 animals. 26 dogs and five horses were found to be living in a variety of harsh physical and environmental conditions and were subsequently removed for their safety and well-being. Greta Anderson is charged … Read more
Care Flight-REMSA Health announced it will be resuming its fixed-wing aircraft program this Sunday. On Feb. 24, a medical transport plane crashed outside of the town of Stagecoach, Nevada, killing five people. KOLO 8 reports since the crash, Care Flight officials say they have provided crews with comfort flights on replacement aircraft, allowing them to … Read more
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has voted to approve a ban on vacation homes in areas of north of Cave Rock State Park. According to KOLO 8, the issuing of permits for 13 vacation homes will end on Dec. 31, 2024. They may also ultimately limit vacation home rentals in other areas based on … Read more
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office will check to see if bars and restaurants comply with the “alcohol serving” laws. According to KOLO 8, the department will send out underage decoys to make sure they are properly carded for identification. Authorities say establishments that do card, and do not sell to underage customers will pass the … Read more
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office says 27 year old Sierra Sweeting has been found. KOLO 8 reports she was reported missing Wednesday by her parents, who live with her. No word on where she was found.
NDOT will be temporarily closing ramps on I-80 west so crews can make interstate drainage and infrastructure improvements. The closures will take place through January. They’ll take place on I-80 between Mogul-area exit 8 and the Nevada-California state line starting Wednesday. Crews will be installing fiber optic cables and finishing up improvements to cattle guards.
A Sparks man has been found guilty of domestic battery after hitting his ex-wife and pushing her to the ground last month. News 4 reports police responded to a domestic disturbance call on Nov. 7 after a witness said Thomas Kinney hit his ex-wife in the face and then threw her to the ground. The … Read more
Bail has been set at $300,000 for a man arrested on child prostitution and sexual exploitation charges. 20 year old Charles Emami was taken into custody after an investigation by Washoe County Sheriff’s Office school resource officers. He’ll be in court on January 31st.
The Reno Police Department is providing more information on a December 6 officer involved shooting that took place in the 500 block of Colorado River Boulevard and left 34-year-old Caleb Briggs dead. Police say Briggs tried to take an officer’s gun during the incident but the officer retained control of the weapon and shot Briggs, … Read more