Updated: 06/23/2005 - The Washoe County grand jury has indicted a man...in connection with the death of an elderly Verdi woman four years ago. Twenty-five year old Kiven Johnson was indicted for murder yesterday...for killing 80-year old Virginia Mosconi at her home on June 9th of 2001. Johnson is currently serving time in California on unrelated charges.
Updated: 06/23/2005 - Cities may bulldoze people's homes to make way for shopping malls or other private development, a divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday, giving local governments broad power to seize private property to generate tax revenue.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - Many police officers across the country - including right here in Reno - are uneasy because they're wearing bullet-proof vests that have been recalled, and are now considered unsafe.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - Reno is considering changes to it's master plan....changes that could restrict the spread of neighborhood casinos in the future.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - The Reno City Council approved the sale of the old City Hall Wednesday to Panattoni Development Company, who plans to help turn the building into a discovery museum. The sale of the building, which is located at 490 S. Center Street, will bring the City $1.85 million.
Posted: 06/21/2005 - The security breach last week, of forty-million card holders at Mastercard...has local merchants on high alert.
Updated: 06/20/2005 - The question of who can use the Mustang Ranch brothel name...once again came before Storey County commissioners today. As we first told you back in January, owners David and Ingrid Burgess, have the rights to the world famous trademark...for now...but the issue will ultimately have to be decided in federal court.
Updated: 06/17/2005 - Investigators are still trying to determine who started a fire that burned about 75 acres in the foothills south of Virginia City. It broke out at around 2 p.m. Thursday on State Route 341 near the Lyon and Storey County line. News Channel 8's Koula Gianulias joins us with an update on the investigation.
Updated: 06/17/2005 - Volunteers with the Reno Police Department Senior Volunteer Program lost one of their own almost a month ago, and they are now helping his wife pay her bills. They all agree, this is a way to celebrate Jerry Hadley's life... a life they say he lived to make others smile.
Updated: 06/16/2005 - A brush fire is burning in the foothills south of Virginia City. An estimated 100 firefighters are battling the blaze that broke out about two o'clock this afternoon along State Highway 341 near the Lyon and Storey county line.
Updated: 06/15/2005 - Nearly 200 Sparks residents, most of them from Spanish Springs, held a meeting Wednesday night to fight a casino proposed for their neighborhood. Lobbyist and entrepreneur Harvey Whittemore wants to build the gaming and entertainment facility on Pyramid Highway in Spanish Springs.
Updated: 06/15/2005 - Recent court rulings say it's unconstitutional for a cops to pose as a child, in order to lure an internet predator. But, Washoe County Sheriff's investigators say it's not keeping them from seeking and arresting suspected predators.
Updated: 06/15/2005 - A pair of wildfires kept area firefighters busy Wednesday afternoon. The fires broke out in the Mark Twain area just east of Dayton and in the Carson River Canyon near the Carson City-Lyon County border.
Updated: 06/15/2005 - Last night, we told you about a sexual assault suspect who is now behind bars. The man was caught in Arizona, but he is wanted for numerous crimes here in Reno.
Updated: 06/14/2005 - A 15-year-old boy is under arrest, suspected of shooting at another teenager here in Reno Monday night. Police say they were fighting over a girl. Luckily no one was hurt, but officials say the incident points to an alarming new trend in Nothern Nevada.