Posted: 11/14/2013 - A bear was trapped in west Reno Thursday morning near the Truckee River on Livermore Drive, according to the Nevada Department of Wildlife. The bear is a three-year old male, captured last October in the same general area.
Posted: 11/14/2013 - Shoppers can shop early to receive a free Christmas tree this year.
Updated: 11/14/2013 - The Regional Street Enforcement Team (SET) conducted a prostitution operation focusing on downtown Reno and at 8 people were cited or arrested.
Updated: 11/14/2013 - Police officers, deputies and troopers all will be out Monday looking for drivers and passengers who aren't wearing their seat belts. It's all part of the seasonal “Click it or Ticket” program which continues through the end of the month. You must be stopped first for what they call a “primary offense.”
Updated: 11/14/2013 - A measure to raise taxes to fund school repairs failed Tuesday night. The Nevada State Legislature enabled Washoe County commissioners to raise sales and property taxes by a four out of five vote -- the money being raised for school district capital improvements. Commissioner Kitty Jung motioned to approve the taxes, but no other commissioners supported the proposal.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - A divided Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the temporary suspension of Harvey Whittemore's law license pending full disciplinary proceedings by the state Bar.
Updated: 11/13/2013 - A Storey County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell in an apparent suicide early Wednesday morning, according to Sheriff Gerald Antinoro.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - The Washoe County School District intends to apply for up to $300,000 in federal grants to provide funding to help students and staff in the wake of last month's fatal shooting at Sparks Middle School.
Updated: 11/12/2013 - It may not feel like it now, but colder temperatures are on their way. If you are like many drivers, getting into a cold car can sometimes feel like torture. That's why some people start their cars and leave them running for a time with the keys in the ignition. The practice is illegal in most cases here in Nevada, but many drivers have found a way to get around it.
Posted: 11/12/2013 - A coalition of multi-faith religious leaders is asking Reno Mayor Bob Cashell to resume the practice of opening city council meetings with a prayer, which has been replaced in recent years with a moment of silence.
Updated: 11/12/2013 - Some Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts have been busy making snow and say they don't plan to delay their scheduled openings despite recent temperatures more favorable for golf than skiing.