2nd Human Bean robbed via drive-thru in Reno

The drive-thru of yet another Reno coffee chain is robbed. Reno police say this time the Human Bean at South McCarran Boulevard and Longley Lane was hit late Thursday morning. The shop’s location on South Virginia Street was robbed via the drive-thru Monday. In both cases, police say the driver was in a dark SUV.

BLM names new NV director

The BLM has a new state director for Nevada. Jon Raby a veteran land manager for the federal agency has been put in the position. He’s currently serving as the Montana and Dakotas state director. He takes over early next year.

WCSO investigating bomb threats–similar to ones made nationwide

The Washoe County sheriff’s office is investigating multiple emailed bomb threats that mirror threats made across the nation. The sheriff’s office says the threats demand Bitcoin payments. So far, all threats have been declared a hoax.

Lyon Co. Schools develop new rules to curb unsportsmanlike conduct

They’ll no longer tolerate behavior on the field that wouldn’t be tolerated in the classroom. Lyon County schools say a series of unsportsmanlike conduct has forced them to enact new rules. News 4 reports a soccer coach was hospitalized with a fractured jaw after being punished in the face by an enraged parent of a player from the opposing team. The school is calling for announcements that thank officials, a clean guest locker room and bleacher area, and a student leadership group will be responsible for developing a welcome plan for guest teams.

Reckless driver shut down I-80 in Sparks, caused crash Thursday

A reckless driver shut down the westbound lanes of I-80 in Sparks for a time Thursday. Troopers say a pick-up truck struck the guardrail multiple times as the driver continued into Reno midday Thursday. Troopers say he caused a minor crash near wells Avenue and continued westbound until troopers stopped him on the Keystone Avenue off-ramp. The driver was hospitalized.

New Restrictions on Water Supply

The head of the federal agency controlling the Colorado River said Thursday the U.S. government will impose unprecedented restrictions on water supplies to the seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the river unless everyone agrees by Jan. 31 on a plan to deal with an expected shortage in 2020. Water users from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming should have had a pact to sign at an annual water users’ conference this week in Las Vegas,

Heller’s Farewell

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller is thanking his family and staff and touting the work of his office in a farewell speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate. In a speech in Washington Thursday he cited his work on veterans’ issues and the 2017 Republican tax overhaul as among his top accomplishments. Heller lost a re-election race in November to Democrat Jacky Rosen.

Missing Fernley boy found safe

An 11-year-old boy, who was reported missing yesterday in Fernley, has been found safe. Deputies say Matthew Rodenbaugh has been reunited with his mom.

Carson City school bus driver honored for saving student’s life

A school bus driver may’ve saved a student’s life. 2 News reports driver Greg Hoeger alerted a student of a car illegally passing a school bus as it was stopped by beeping his horn. He was awarded a certificate of merit by the Carson City School District Tuesday night.

Wolf Pack’s Drew out for season, will redshirt

Nevada player Lindsey Drew is out of the season due to a hip injury. The senior guard is scheduled to have surgery on his left hip in about a month. He had surgery on a right hip yesterday. He had just recovered from ruptured Achilles he suffered during a game last season against Boise State. He’ll redshirt and is expected back next season.