Probe: State Cut Staff for Prescribed Burn Turned WildfireAn independent investigation into a smoldering prescribed burn that sparked a Nevada wildfire and destroyed 23 homes found several questionable practices at the state forestry division, including understaffing despite repeated warnings about unstable, windy weather.
Missing 8-Year-Old Boy Found Safe in Northern NevadaAuthorities have cancelled an AMBER Alert after a missing 8-year-old boy was found in Reno early Sunday.
Lawyer: Reno Boy Shot by School Cop Was Bullied, BeatenAn emotionally distressed 14-year-old armed with a knife had been bullied and beaten and was trying to escape from a crowd of classmates this week who had gathered to capture video of an anticipated fight when a campus police officer shot the boy.
Uneven Approach So Far In Nevada Pot Law Enforcement After VoteReno's city prosecutor is following the lead of his counterparts in Las Vegas, who say they won't prosecute minor possession of marijuana cases until pot becomes legal in Nevada in less than six weeks.
Washoe County Approves School Improvements Sales TaxWashoe County voters have approved hiking the local sales tax half a penny to raise $780 million for school improvements in the Reno-Sparks area over the next 10 years.
Washoe County Reports 1st Flu-Related Death of SeasonA day after Clark County confirmed its first flu-related death of the season in the Las Vegas-area, Washoe County health officials reported their first flu fatality in northern Nevada.
Wildfire Delays Stadium Action in AssemblyThe Nevada Assembly is getting a late start on its deliberations over an NFL stadium after a wildfire closed a road between Reno and Carson City.
Three Legislature Seats Filled for Possible Vegas Stadium VoteWashoe County commissioners have appointed three northern Nevadans to fill vacant seats in the Legislature for an anticipated special-session vote on whether to raise the Las Vegas hotel tax to build a NFL stadium that could bring the Oakland Raiders to the city.
Washoe Sheriff Getting Money to Screen Untested Rape KitsState officials are using money they won in a settlement with Chase bank to try to work through a backlog of thousands of untested rape evidence kits.
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.
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.
Police: Suicide Victim Lied About Missing WifePolice say husband who killed self lied about the whereabouts of his wife, but they believe she is dead.