Sparks Police Make Arrest In Deadly Crash

The Sparks Police Department says the driver of the striking vehicle was released from the hospital and has been arrested. KOLO 8 reports Yulisa Esparaza-Salazar was booked into the Washoe County Jail on charges of driving under the influence resulting in death, failing to stop at the scene of a crash involving death, and failure … Read more

Early Morning Crash In Sparks

Sparks Police are investigating an early morning crash. It happened just before 3:00 A.M. on Greg Street near Marietta Way involving two vehicles, reports KOLO 8. At least one person had to be extricated from one of the cars.

Two Rescued After Falling Into Truckee River

Two people were rescued late Thursday afternoon after falling into the Truckee River. KOLO 8 reports two people were walking along the river when a woman fell in. The other person tried to pull her out and fell in as well. The two were found holding onto a rock in the middle of the river … Read more

Thanksgiving Day Train Accident Under Investigation

An investigation is underway after an Amtrak train collided with an empty truck. KOLO 8 reports on Thursday, Amtrak Train 5 was traveling from Chicago to Emeryville just before 9:15 A,M. when it collided with a truck on the tracks near Wadsworth, Nevada. There have been no reported injuries to the 115 passengers or crew … Read more

WCSO Seeking Volunteers To Reel In Porch Pirates

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office seeks volunteers who live in Washoe County but outside the city limits of Reno and Sparks for a sting targeting porch pirates. According to KOLO 8, the plan is to catch thieves who steal packages left on porches and residential doorways. The sting will last through the holiday season to … Read more

Person Dead After Reno Shooting

No suspect information is released after Reno Police found a person dead Wednesday near downtown with a gunshot wound. Police responded to Mill Street near Sinclair Street at about 3:31 a.m. on the report of a shooting, reports KOLO 8. Police said it appears this was a targeted killing and the public is not in … Read more

Holiday Lights Festival In Reno

The Holiday Lights Festival is this weekend in City Plaza and kicks off with the annual City of Reno Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday! The fun and festivities begin at 4:30p with the tree lighting at sunset. Learn more about the Holiday Lights Festival:

Reno Apartment Inventory Numbers

Southeast Reno’s 89521 ZIP code has increased its percentage of apartment inventory by 145.5% in a five-year stretch, the 23rd highest figure in the country, according to a new study by apartment listing website RentCafe. The Rapid City Journal reports overall, the area east of I-580 and south of the McCarran loop added 1,892 apartments … Read more

RIG Joins Forces To Fight Human Trafficking

Non profit, Retired Investigators Guild ( RIG ), has joined forces with The Lifeguard Group to fight human trafficking. KOLO 8 reports Founder and CEO of RIG, Mike Marty, formed the non profit to take retired law enforcement officers and volunteer their expertise to fill a void wherever needed. In 2021 the National Human Trafficking … Read more