New brewery comes to Sparks

There’s a new brewery in town. Revision Brewing Company opened its doors in Sparks Thursday. 2 News reports it’s being run by a University of Nevada grad, who founded Knee Deep Brewing Company in 20120. His latest venture opened at the corner of Rock Boulevard and Hymer Avenue. Revision specializes in IPAs and has six beers on tap.

Reno man convicted in domestic violence case

A Reno man is found guilty of beating his wife. Kevin Davis faces five years in prison. He was found guilty on charges of domestic violence after prosecutors say he threw his wife into an elevator door and kicked her repeatedly last year.

Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center could soon be owned by the state

The home of the Reno rodeo could soon be owned by the state. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority board voted to transfer management of the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center over to the Nevada Department of Agriculture. Ownership will likely be transferred by July 1.

Amodei rails against Obamacare replacement plan

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei speaks out against President Trump’s Affordable Care Act replacement on Twitter. The Republican’s decision not to support the measure was likely a factor in House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision to postpone a vote on the measure last night. Amodei says the American Health Care Act’s (ACHA) rollout was poor, and there wasn’t enough expert testimony on the record about the bill. All six of Nevada’s represenatives are expected to vote against the AHCA.

NV ratifies Equal Rights Amendment

Nevada ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment, 35 years after most states in the nation. State senators gave the bill approval Wednesday. Opponents say it could disrupt family culture and lead to abortions. Nevada is the first state to approve the ERA after the 1982 deadline.

New apartment complex along Sparks Marina to break ground today

From abandoned parking to luxury apartment…a developer is breaking ground today on a new apartment complex in Sparks. They’re taking an abandoned parking structure by the Sparks Marina and turning it into the Waterfront at the Marina. The five-story complex consists of more than 200 units, a fitness center and a parking garage.

A rare sight–flooding in the Black Rock Desert

It’s a good thing it’s not time for Burning Man. The Black Rock Desert is flooded from recent storms. The playa looks more like a mud puddle and the Reno Gazette-Journal reports standing water could be a problem long into the spring. Roads around the desert are also washed out. The weeklong music festival in the Black Rock Desert kicks off in late August.

Man arrested in hit-and-run in S. Lake Tahoe

A man is arrested in connection with a hit-and-run in South Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports a 33-year-old man was arrested for allegedly being drunk when he struck a bicyclist at Pioneer and Midway Road and fled the scene. He’s been charged with DUI and fleeing the scene of an accident.

Man arrested on DUI charges in alleged hit-and-run in South Lake Tahoe

A man is arrested in connection with a hit-and-run in South Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports a 33-year-old man was arrested for allegedly being drunk when he struck a bicyclist at Pioneer and Midway Road and fled the scene. He’s been charged with DUI and fleeing the scene of an accident.

Man formally charged with stalking Carson City judge

A man who deputies say has been stalking a Carson City judge for years has finally been charged. The DA’s office has slapped 74-year-old John Aston with charges of aggravated stalking, arson, and discharging a gun. Deputies say he firebombed Judge Tatro home, shot it up, and sent the judge a letter with an unknown substance on it. Deputies used the DNA on that letter to tie Aston to the case. Aston is being held on a quarter-million-dollar’s bail.