Updated: 03/17/2009 - It's a growing problem across the nation called the "hidden homeless.” Families evicted from their homes are seeking shelter wherever they can afford it. With no funds for a deposit and troubled credit rating, renting can be a challenge, but that’s where Reno’s “ReStart” program can help.
Posted: 03/14/2009 - Alan W. Livingston, the music executive who created Bozo the Clown and signed the Beatles during his tenure as president of Capitol Records, has died. He was 91.
Posted: 03/10/2009 - The Nevada Highway Patrol says alcohol is suspected in a fatal crash that killed a Fallon man.
Updated: 03/09/2009 - Sunday night’s forecast called for a dusting of snow Monday morning, but when it arrived the Truckee Meadows saw more of the white stuff than expected. Snow began falling around 6:00 AM. Traffic throughout the area snarled as a thick blanket settled over streets just before the morning commute.
Updated: 03/08/2009 - When finances are tight many families make sacrifices to get by. Thanks to the generosity of local dentists though hundreds of kids will get the care they need even if their families can't afford it.
Updated: 03/06/2009 - Nevada's unemployment rate rose to 9.4 percent in January, its highest level since August 1983, as nearly one out of every 10 Nevadans were out of work, according to a state report released Friday.
Updated: 03/02/2009 - Sparks Mayor, Geno Martini is acknowledging times are tough. In his "State of The City" address, Monday morning, he said the city's work force is down about 20% from this time last year. With fewer staff to provide services, he says the key to keeping things running is community activism.
Updated: 02/22/2009 - A former Fallon travel agent accused of embezzling money from more than 30 people has been sentenced to at least 58 months in prison.
Posted: 02/21/2009 - Facing opposition from resorts, Gov. Jim Gibbons has backed off his plan to require casinos to pay gambling taxes more quickly on "markers," or credit extended to players.
Posted: 02/21/2009 - A federal appeals court has refused an emergency request to block construction of a huge gold mine in northeast Nevada that tribal leaders and others oppose on environmental and religious grounds.
Posted: 02/20/2009 - The number of residential burglaries has jumped in sparks. At least 10 reports were filed last week for neighborhoods near downtown and in the northeast. Police aren't sure why the numbers have spiked, but they are encouraging residents to take action to reduce their odds of becoming a victim.
Updated: 02/15/2009 - Cold weather didn't stop two couples from saying "I do" on Valentine's Day, as many others renewed their vows.
Updated: 02/10/2009 - It's a scene that is playing out in municipalities across the nation. As the U.S. Senate considers an economic stimulus plan that would bring dollars into each of the states, local governments are creating lists of projects that should be considered first. That's what happened Monday in Reno.
Posted: 02/06/2009 - Over 700 people attended Directions 2009, an economic forum for Northern Nevada businesses. This was the 17th year for the annual event. In years past the focus of the event has been to get the most out of a strong economy.
Posted: 02/04/2009 - Elton John's Red Piano in Las Vegas is closing soon.
Updated: 02/04/2009 - An 83-year-old 'cold case' has been reopened after a dying man allegedly confessed to killing a missing teenage girl.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - As the City of Reno looks for ways to make ends meet they are asking many employees to take salary cuts to avoid layoffs. At a meeting this week, the Reno City Council told the fire department it would have to accept a 2.1% wage cut or an entire fire station would be cut.
Updated: 01/21/2009 - A new poll shows that three out of four American people feel more optimistic about the country's future now that Barack Obama has been inaugurated president.
Updated: 01/20/2009 - The Regional Transportation Commission says it may have to make drastic cuts to its 'Access' service, and wants input on how best to do that.
Posted: 01/17/2009 - Debris flew into the grandstands at a monster truck show in Washington state, killing a 6-year-old boy and injuring another spectator, witnesses and fire officials said Saturday.
Updated: 01/16/2009 - A new report shows Nevada's major hotel-casinos had a huge drop in net income in fiscal 2008 as a global economic downturn worsened, hanging onto $721.2 million or a third of what they netted in the previous year.
Updated: 01/14/2009 - The BART officer who was arrested in Douglas County yesterday was scheduled to go before a judge at 9:15 a.m. today. Mehserle was seen on cell phone video shooting an unarmed man at a train station on New Year's Day.
Updated: 01/14/2009 - Reno police are looking for three men who forced their way into a home and robbed a family at gunpoint.