Guard rail along I-80 repaired after truck crash

A guard rail is replaced along I-80 after a semi-truck careened into it. It happened on the eastbound side of the highway at Keystone Avenue Wednesday. The driver was hospitalized.

WCSD unveils new unisex bathroom designs

New unisex bathrooms are coming to Washoe schools. They’ve posed their design on Facebook. The bathrooms would be made up of completely enclosed single-use stalls. 2 News reports entrances to stalls will have cameras so district officials say all children can feel safe going to the bathroom.

Wind, snow arrive in the Sierra

It’s awfully windy out there today. The latest storm that’s passing through will bring snow, up to 1 to 2 feet in the Sierra…making the likelihood of chain controls and tricky travel into tomorrow. Wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour are expected across the area.

Fireworks used to disperse birds by Southeast Connector

If you heard pops and booms near the Southeast Connector yesterday, it was just fireworks-being used to disperse pesky seagulls. 2 News reports there’s been an uptick of seagulls living in the wetlands due to the winter migration. Airport officials are concerned that an incoming or outgoing plane could hit one of the birds. The birds also flock to Virginia Lake-a commonly traveled flight path.

Women’s March Planned For Saturday

The second annual Reno Women’s March is scheduled for Saturday morning. The first march last year drew about ten thousand people to downtown Reno. The march will begin at 11 am, and will proceed north from the Federal Courthouse, across the Truckee River to City Plaza.

City Gets Failing Grade From Renters

People renting apartments in Reno are not very satisfied with their living arrangements. Apartment List has released it’s third annual renter satisfaction survey. It gave Reno an “F” for overall satisfaction. Renters in Sparks gave their city a grade of “D”.

Mayor Delivers State Of The City Speech

Mayor Hillary Schieve delivers her third State of the City address today. The mayor chooses a different venue for each of those speeches, intended to highlight a particular economic factor for the city. The Thursday speech is delivered at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.

School Locked Down During Fugitive Arrest

Palmer Elementary School in Sun Valley was briefly placed on a Code Yellow lockdown on Wednesday. Washoe County Sheriff’s deputies were serving a fugitive warrant nearby, and the lockdown was a precaution. The fugitive was taken into custody.

Small Plane Crash-Lands At Airport

A small plane crash landed at Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. A Piper took off from the airport around 3:30, but ran into trouble right away and needed to land. The landing gear buckled, and the plane ended up crashing near the airport fire department. Two men walked away from the crash.

Groundbreaking Held For Apple Warehouse

A groundbreaking was held in downtown Reno Wednesday for the new Apple warehouse. Apple CEO Tim Cook was on hand for the groundbreaking on Evans Avenue. He said he’s proud Apple is doing its part for the redevelopment efforts underway in downtown Reno.