Updated: 07/17/2005 - Rescue crews were busy Saturday afternoon on Donner Lake, as another swimmer needed to be rescued.
Updated: 07/17/2005 - It's the second drowning of a teenager in the Truckee area in as many months and the second rescue effort just in this lake Saturday afternoon."
Updated: 07/16/2005 - Animal research at the University of Nevada's main station farm is at the center of debate again. About 15 protesters stood outside the campus Saturday afternoon demanding changes at the school's research facility.
Updated: 07/15/2005 - Sierra Pacific Power Company says we hit the third straight day for record electricity use in Northern Nevada yesterday, and it might not stop anytime soon. But, what would it take to run out of power?
Updated: 07/15/2005 - Thieves in Reno and Carson City are stealing highly addictive drugs from area pharmacies.
Updated: 07/15/2005 - It’s every parent's nightmare, your child in the hands of a sex offender.
Updated: 07/15/2005 - The City of Reno is considering a sales tax increase. It would finance a *change...in the way the Reno Police Department conducts business, and a whole lot more.
Updated: 07/15/2005 - One year ago Friday, the Waterfall fire began its destructive march.
Updated: 07/15/2005 - It doesn't take much to start cooking inside a parked car.
Updated: 07/14/2005 - Washoe County gets a passing grade when it comes to keeping our communities clean. Volunteers for "Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful" conducted its annual litter survey.
Updated: 07/14/2005 - An Incline Lake family had the scare of their life Thursday morning, and a maintenance worker at a Sparks apartment complex finds a rocket propelled grenade.
Updated: 07/14/2005 - The triple digit-temperatures mean thousands of people are cranking up their air conditioners, to take a break from this sweltering heat.
Updated: 07/13/2005 - The mid-summer heat can present some very real problems for senior citizens and others with low incomes and Newschannel 8 wants to help.
Updated: 07/08/2005 - Citing uncertainty prompted by a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, California health officials suspended a program on Friday that had begun providing patients who smoke marijuana for medicinal reasons with state-issued identification cards.
Updated: 07/07/2005 - In the wake of London's terrorist attacks, some American rail passengers complain that more needs to be done to protect our trains.
Updated: 07/07/2005 - Nevada's U-S Senator Harry Reid was in Reno today when he heard about the bombings in London. His first reaction is one of sympathy, but also a need to make sure the transportation industry is meeting security demands.
Updated: 07/07/2005 - The increased alert level means extra security measures here in Reno. Extra precautions are being taken by the Regional Transportation Commission. R-T-C officials say the decision to raise the terror alert to orange, means they will be ramping up security for at least the next few days. They don't want to give too many details, because they don't want to tip off the terrorists. And they say the best defense...is for everything to look like business as usual.
Posted: 07/07/2005 - More than 500 girl scouts embark to Camp Wasiu II from Northern Nevada and Eastern California each summer. But, after last winter's snow storm, the girls have to sell more than cookies to get their camp back to normal.
- Desperate Londoners hunted for missing relatives on Friday after suspected al Qaeda bombers killed more than 50 people in rush-hour blasts
Updated: 07/06/2005 - Graffiti costs tax payers here in Washoe County hundreds of thousands of dollars each year....and is one of the most common complaints that police recieve. A teenager who is facing serious charges for graffiti sheds some light on why a growing number of teens are getting into it.
Updated: 07/06/2005 - A Reno man--and his female partner from California--have been indicted on federal charges of multi-state child prostitution. Investigators say sometime in the first two weeks of May, the two girls, one fourteen and one sixteen, sold sex on these local streets. But it didn't just happen in Reno. Police say this team traveled, hitting major cities in Nevada and California.