Archives for November 2017

Snapchat threat to Damonte Ranch HS kept some kids home last week

A threat on Snapchat scares students at Damonte Ranch High School to point that some didn’t go to school last week. KOLO-TV reports Police say the photo shows a student pointing a gun at the photo’s recipient. It’s captioned: “Don’t come to school tomorrow.” Police say the student in the photo didn’t create it-they used another student’s photo, and photo-shopped a gun into it. The snap was sent to a group called “White Privileged School.”

Former UNR president hospitalized

A former president of the University of Nevada Reno is hospitalized. News 4 reports Tim Crowley suffers from pneumonia and is in ICU at St. Mary’s. Crowley was the longest-serving

2 Sparks men arrested in drive-by murder in south Reno

Two Sparks men are arrested on murder charges. Police say Richard Silva and Yiovannie Guzman shot and killed Luz Linarez-Castillo in south Reno earlier this month. Police say both men confessed to shooting Linarez-Castillo as she drove. Authorities say Linzarez-Castillo was estranged from her husband, who’s Silva’s brother.

Trader Joe’s recalling chicken, turkey salad

Chicken salad sold at Trader Joe’s in Nevada is being recalled. The grocer says they fear shards of glass or plastic could be inside packages of its white meat chicken salad, the curried chicken salad or the turkey cranberry apple salad. The 36,000 lbs. of salads affected have expiration dates ranging from November 10 to November 21. They also have code P-40299 on them.

Storage units damaged in fire

A dozen storage units are damaged after a fire. The fire broke out Friday night at Emigrant Storage next to the Sparks Marina. No one was injured.

3 rescued from avalanche near Mt. Rose

It’s the start of the ski season-and we’re already seeing our first avalanche. Three people were partially buried in an avalanche near Hourglass Bowl, outside Mount Rose Ski Resort. The skiiers struck some rocks and trees-but are expected to be ok.

South Reno Little Caesar’s robbed at gunpoint

Police are searching for an armed robber. They say a man with a gun demanded cash from the Little Caesar’s in south Reno Saturday night. The suspect was last seen running down Double R Boulevard where a khaki-colored jacket and a “ghost recon” style mask.

Wild horse saved after being trapped in Lyon Co. cattle guard

A wild horse is hurt after getting caught in a cattle guard in Lyon County. It happened near Silver Springs on 95-A. The NHP says it found a Virginia Range stallion’s legs stuck in the cattle guard. Crews freed the wild horse, and it was able to stand up and trot on its own.

Thanksgiving Comes Early

Thanksgiving comes early in Reno today. Harrah’s will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner to needy familys starting at 5 pm today. It will be served at the corner of Center and 6th Streets. They’ll also serve a meal on Thanksgiving at the Salvation Army, from noon till two.

City, Police To Monitor Motels

The elderly and children who live in Reno motels are going to have someone watching over them. Reno police and the city’s code enforcement division will each dedicate a full time officer to visit each Reno motel. They’ll be working to reduce crime,but they will also monitor kids and seniors to make sure they have what they need.