Updated: 05/04/2005 - As soon as the temperatures rises here in Northern Nevada you can bet mosquito season won't be far behind. For the first time the government says consumers can feel comfortable using more than one kind of mosquito repellant.
Updated: 05/05/2005 - The final options for the new Nevada state quarter were revealed today in Carson City. A two year process and five hundred design entries have culminated in five designs that await your vote.
Updated: 05/03/2005 - A weighty issue is on the table at a casino in Atlantic City. Cocktail waitresses at New Jersey's Borgata Casino could be fired if they don't adhere to a weight-limit policy. In Reno and Sparks, cocktail waitresses are considered brand ambassadors for casinos and therefore, appearance at varying degrees is taken into consideration.
Updated: 05/03/2005 - Last night in the first part of our special report "Who's More Secure," Nevada lawmakers are critical of the way homeland security dollars are distributed. Tonight, we'll look at some of the equipment being bought...which is raising the eyebrows of even some congressional leaders.
Updated: 05/03/2005 - Two recent shootings and more than 20 violent crimes in the past couple months have law enforcement working overtime to monitor gang activity here in the Reno area. With the weather warming up and school year drawing to a close....the 21 members of the "Regional Gang Unit" are stepping up their efforts.
Updated: 05/02/2005 - Search teams were called off and a missing little girl was back home. Sunday afternoon seven-year old Andreana Alvarado disappeared from her family's front yard. After several stressful hours for her family and neighbors, the little girl was found sleeping just a few feet from where everyone was searching.
Updated: 05/02/2005 - A soldier-- with roots in the Truckee Meadows-- has been killed in Iraq. 31-year old Army Sergeant Eric Morris was killed on April 28th, when a bomb exploded near his military vehicle.
Updated: 05/02/2005 - A Washoe County school district coach has been arrested on two charges of sexual misconduct with a student. The suspect is identified as 40 year old James Marquez. He is now being held on a fourteen thousand dollar bail. Newschannel 8's Kara Tsuboi looks how the district screens these people.
Updated: 04/30/2005 - Thirty years ago, the United States withdrew the the last of our troops from Vietnam, as the communists took over the country and renamed its capitol.
Updated: 04/28/2005 - Record snowfall and a rainy spring nourish new and old growth, especially the cheat grass. But, this green is about to go away.
Posted: 04/27/2005 - Officials in Storey County says a state tax loophole may have cost them millions of dollars. At the center of the debate are construction supplies and how that sales tax should be allocated.
Updated: 04/27/2005 - The Nevada Assembly has voted unanimously for a bill that lowers rates Advance Pay Day loan companies can charge.
Updated: 04/27/2005 - The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows says some kids resenting a California Boys & Girls Club have aproached at least five homes in the downtown area asking for money in exchange for candy bars so that they may attend a “conference”.