Wrong-way detection system coming to I-80 ramps from west Reno to CA line

Wrong-way detection systems are being installed along I-80 ramps from West Reno to the California border. The flashing warning signals use radar to automatically detect vehicles that enter the highway in the wrong direction, and then alerts motorists to safely turn around. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports motorists can expect road closures between Keystone Avenue and the state line between 9 pm. and 5 a.m. between November 17-22. NDOT installed a similar system on U.S. 395 in North Valleys earlier this year.

9 charged with DUI in latest Joining Forces campaign in NV

Nine people were charged with DUI in the latest Joining Forces campaign. From October 18 through November 4, deputies also cited 19 motorists for driving distracted. Five people were arrested on felony drug charges.

Click it or Ticket Campaign to Begin Monday

Nevada’s law enforcement officers participating in the Joining Forces program will be increasing seat belt enforcement efforts throughout the state. While law enforcement continues to conduct traffic stops daily for a multitude of violations, the focus from November 18 through December 2nd will be on “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement.

Rollover Crash on Mt. Rose Highway

Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a rollover crash on Mt. Rose Highway.
It was reported around 3:15am this morning. One lane was closed as they work to move the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle is not on the scene. Speed and alcohol appear to be factors.

WCSD Announces Immunization Clinics for Whooping Cough

The Washoe County School District says 19 teachers and 16 classified employees have not reported to work following recent cases of whooping cough at Damonte Ranch High School. The district says the concern is that some of the staff may not be up to date on vaccinations. The announcement comes after the district confirmed a third case of the illness on Thursday, In an effort to curb the spread of this illness and protect staff members, students, and families, the district will be offering a free immunization clinic for all staff today from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Brown Center on Old Virginia Road).

Food for Thought Coat Drive (PM)

It’s not too late help a Carson City coat drive. Rich Hancock reports;

Food for Thought Coat Drive (MID)

Rich Hancock reports on the last day of a winter coat drive;

Food for Thought Coat Drive (AM)

Food for thought Carson City’s Coat Drive ends today. Rich Hancock reports;

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Donate a new warm coat to Food for Thought at 3246 North Carson Suite 118 or make a monetary donation and they’ll do the shopping for you. Coats will be distributed at the Carson Nugget Grand Ballroom “Kids Christmas Brunch” on December 23rd. Call (775) 885-77-70.

Lawsuit filed after boy falls at Reno adventure park

An indoor adventure park in Reno faces a lawsuit after a Carson City boy fell off a zip-line back in June. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the lawsuit claims that Urban Air Adventure Park was negligent in failing to sure the 9-year-old boy, who broke his heel in the incident. Urban Air claims the boy didn’t follow safety instructions.

Protective netting being installed at Greater Nevada Field

Protective netting is coming to Greater Nevada Field. The Reno Aces are installing the nets from foul pole to foul pole in time for the 2020 season. It’s a move many major league baseball teams have also done after fans were injured by foul balls across the country last season.