Morning House Fire In Reno

Four people were displaced, but no one was injured after an early Thursday morning house fire on Marlette Avenue in Reno. KOLO 8 reports Reno Fire crews responded to the fire just before 7:00 a.m. and put the fire out around five minutes after arriving. No cause for the fire has been determined, but crews … Read more

Board Considers, Rejects Chief Of Schools Position

The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees analyzed the possibility of opening up a Chief of Schools position within the district. KOLO 8 reports the role would aid the Superintendent and principals of each school with a salary of $258,136. The board voted 6 to 1 against the implementation of the new position. Trustees … Read more

WCSD Approves Sex Ed Videos For Fourth Graders

The Washoe County School District board of trustees has approved new S.H.A.R.E (Sexuality Health and Responsibility Education) program sex education videos for fourth graders. KOLO 8 reports the videos explain topics like puberty, genital growth, wet dreams, and menstrual cycles.

19 Year Old Draws Life Sentence In Shooting Death

A 19-year-old has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 18 years for shooting and killing a man at his apartment complex in 2021. KOLO 8 reports Isaiah Smith, also known as Isaiah Gathers, previously plead guilty to a charge of second-degree murder.

Bridge Closure In Reno

RTC and Q&D Construction will close the Second Street Bridge through December 6 for bridge surface maintenance. Eastbound traffic will be detoured south along Lake Street to Mill Street, and east along Mill Street to South Wells Avenue. Single lane closure is anticipated from December 7 through December 15, with eastbound traffic allowed through the … Read more

Sparks Holiday Events This Weekend

The city of Sparks is inviting the community to kick off the holidays at multiple events this weekend. The annual tree lighting ceremony is happening on Friday, Dec. 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. next to the large gazebo on the corner of Victorian Avenue and Victorian Plaza Circle. News 4 reports on Saturday, … Read more

Body Found In Northwest Reno

Authorities found a dead person Friday afternoon in northwest Reno near McCarran Boulevard and Interstate 80. KOLO 8 reports police got the call of an unresponsive person near the Popeye’s on McCarran Boulevard at about 1:05 p.m. Police attempted to revive the person but determined he was dead. No indication of foul play at this … Read more