Posted: 02/09/2006 - The Washoe School District has suspended a pine-middle-school teacher, accused of shouting a racial slur at a student this week.
Posted: 02/09/2006 - The Washoe County School district announced that O'Brien Middle School student, Sarah Beckman, will join the two other spelling bee finalists to advance to the state contest in Las Vegas.
Updated: 02/14/2006 - We continue our special series, No Child Left Behind, tonight looking at what some local educators call the narrow focus of the testing. News Channel 8 education reporter, Alana Adams, examines one subject some teachers say is getting *left behind.
Posted: 02/08/2006 - Citing security and safety concerns, the new warden at Nevada State Prison has shut down various programs and projects that his predecessor hoped would improve the odds that inmates would stay out of trouble once they're released.
Posted: 02/08/2006 - More than a month after the New Year's Day flood, federal officials have arrived in Reno to begin surveying damage across the area.
Posted: 02/08/2006 - She spelled it right. The judge said it was wrong. And she's not getting a second chance.
Posted: 02/08/2006 - Nevada's top environmental administrator is defending state regulators against a federal whistleblower's claim they worked more in the interest of the polluter than the neighbors of an abandoned mine contaminated with uranium and toxic metals.
Posted: 02/07/2006 - 1100 local women participate in eight year study which shows no connection between lower fat intake and decreased risk of breast cancer, colo-rectal cancer and heart disease.
Posted: 02/06/2006 - Despite almost a week behind bars...Walter "Eddie" Floyd appeared to be in good spirits, as he left the jail tonight. He even cracked a joke with me, saying he had asked the sheriff to stay a day longer...because the food there was better than his wife's.
Posted: 02/06/2006 - Reno police are holding two men following a drive-by shooting following an altercation at a party.
Posted: 02/06/2006 - A former federal employee who was helping to lead the cleanup of a contaminated Nevada mine is expected to testify at an administrative hearing this week that he was fired because he spoke out about dangers at the toxic waste site.
Posted: 02/06/2006 - Divers from the department of transportation spot erosion of soil under the center part of the bridge. Repairs should take two weeks. South lane down to one lane of travel, sidewalk and parking spaces on west side of bridge closed.
Updated: 02/06/2006 - Former President Jimmy Carter criticized the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program Monday and said he believes the president has broken the law.
Posted: 02/06/2006 - A 770-acre site in the Lake Tahoe Basin that once served as a retreat for the rich will be turned over to the public thanks to money from the sales of government property in southern Nevada.
Posted: 02/04/2006 - A suspicious case of kidnapping ends with a deadly hit and run in Sparks.