Updated: 10/30/2013 - A Nevada assemblyman steps into a political firestorm saying he'd vote to bring back slavery if his constituents wanted it. The debate that followed centered on questions of racial politics and bigotry, but perhaps basic high school civics should be part of the conversation.
Updated: 10/29/2013 - Three black bears caught in west Reno were released into the mountains above Spooner Lake Tuesday, near an area where the female had been found before.
Posted: 10/29/2013 - Blinky Man, a costumed, night-time bicycling-with-lights event is coming to Carson City this Halloween.
Posted: 10/29/2013 - The owners and operators of a Reno apartment complex have agreed to pay $167,000 to settle a housing discrimination lawsuit over illegal restrictions on service dogs used by the disabled.
Posted: 10/29/2013 - The majority of students at the University of Nevada, Reno say they're willing to pay higher student fees to help finance a $71 million campus construction project including a student fitness center and indoor athletic practice facility.
Posted: 10/29/2013 - Dunkin' Donuts is coming to our area with multiple stores, but not until 2015.
Posted: 10/29/2013 - Sparks police are searching for two people in connection with an armed robbery at a park.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - KOLO 8 heard a lot from our viewers over the past weekend about the three-day Nevada Day Holiday. Specifically: why Nevada doesn't celebrate our statehood on the actual day, October 31st. As a matter of fact, the state used to. The change was designed to save the holiday and the festivities that surround it.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - A foot of snow fell in the upper elevations of the Sierra overnight and a 103 mph wind gust blew across the mountains near Lake Tahoe before an early winter storm blew out of the area early Monday.
Updated: 10/29/2013 - A Nevada assemblyman under fire for saying he'd vote for slavery if that's what his constituents wanted says his remarks to a Republican group this summer are being taken out of context.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - A concert and bike and car show fundraiser is being held on Sunday, November 3, 2013, to raise money for the victims of the Sparks Middle School shooting.
Posted: 10/28/2013 - Wafts of smoke may be visible in the mountains of western Nevada over the coming weeks as the U.S. Forest Service begins to burn slash piles scattered across thousands of acres in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
Posted: 10/28/2013 - A visit from the newly-named El Paso Chihuahuas in the home opener, 16 games against the San Francisco Giants’ top affiliate and new division rival, and a July 4 game highlight the Reno Aces 2014 schedule, the club announced today.
Posted: 10/27/2013 - Students returning to classes at Sparks Middle School on Monday for the first time since a fatal schoolyard shooting a week ago will be greeted by extra police officers but few other changes, with one big exception.