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5 Years For Sparks Man Who Traded Laptop For Sex

A federal judge in Reno has ordered a five-year prison sentence for a former NV Energy computer technician convicted of soliciting a minor for sex in exchange for a laptop computer.

06/03/2014

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Racism Claim Dooms Bid To Honor Mark Twain In Nevada

A state panel has effectively killed a bid to name a Lake Tahoe cove for Mark Twain, citing opposition from a tribe who claims he held racist views on Native Americans.

05/18/2014

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Man Convicted After Using Hidden Camera To Film Two Young Girls Showering

A Carson City man convicted in a lengthy child pornography investigation has been sentenced to 19 years in prison after federal agents say he used a hidden camera to videotape two young girls showering at his home.

05/06/2014

Authorities had questioned 51-year-old Gerald Muhl about his wife before he killed himself. (Getty Images)

Missing Viegtnam Vet’s Remains Found in Septic Tank

Northern Nevada sheriff’s deputies are investigating the suspected murder of a highly-decorated Vietnam veteran whose remains were found in a septic tank near the Comstock mining town of Virginia City nearly 34 years after he disappeared.

05/01/2014

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Washoe County Offers Smoke Alarms For The Deaf

Washoe County is offering free strobe alarms and vibrating alert smoke detectors for the deaf and hard of hearing.

04/18/2014

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Drunk Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Power Pole

Reno police have arrested a suspected drunken driver who crashed into a power pole on the city’s south side.

04/17/2014

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Ex-Homeless Student Wins $30K Scholarship

A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.

04/16/2014

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Reno Police Seek Leads In Commercial Burglaries

Reno police are asking for the public’s help in solving a rash of commercial burglaries in recent weeks.

04/01/2014

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Reno Sheriff Warns Of Door-To-Door Scam

The Washoe County sheriff’s office is warning residents north of Reno to beware of a suspicious person masquerading as an inspector for a security company.

03/28/2014

A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at work accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom shortly before class Thursday morning, officials said. File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kindergartner Brings BB Gun To Reno School

Washoe County school district officials are investigating after a kindergartner brought a BB gun to a Reno elementary school.

03/21/2014

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