Updated: 09/17/2009 - This month, we are fortunate enough to report a teenager who we highlighted in July of 2008 is adopted, and her parents are willing to come forward in order to tell prospective foster and adoptive parents their happy ending.
Updated: 09/15/2009 - A woman from Carson City died on Sunday when her parachute tangled with another skydiver's parachute during a jump south of Sacramento.
Updated: 09/01/2009 - Many students in Washoe County headed back to the classroom Monday. At the same time, the district’s new Superintendent, Dr. Heath Morrison scurried around the county attempting to make contact with as many students, parents and teachers as possible.
Posted: 08/21/2009 - As the hot, dry summer lingers, rangeland in the hills above East Reno is drying up. Now, wild horses are heading down into the Truckee meadows in search of food and water. That’s causing trouble for some residents in the Damonte Ranch area. 8 horses were trapped near Steamboat Parkway and removed by the State earlier this week. They are now being held in Carson City.
Updated: 11/03/2009 - KOLO 8 News Now is looking for kids making a difference in their community.
Updated: 08/14/2009 - Investigators have narrowed down the starting point of a fire that ripped through six apartment homes on David Street in Carson City. They point to juniper bushes in front of the building near the two central units. Friday night, they were still investigating how the bushes caught fire, and who may have done it.
Updated: 08/14/2009 - Reno-Tahoe International Airport is getting another boost from the federal economic stimulus package.
Updated: 08/12/2009 - A Las Vegas judge has recused herself from the criminal case against Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki and his aide, citing a conflict of interest.
Updated: 08/07/2009 - The owner of a downtown Reno liquor store was arrested after police say he tried to purchase $16,000 worth of stolen cigarettes. Malkit Singh was arrested at “Sam and Son Market” at 895 South Virginia Street just after 8:00 PM Thursday night. Sgt. Joe Burfield of the Reno Police Department says the sale was part of a sting operation that was put in place after police got an anonymous tip that Singh was purchasing stolen goods to stock his shelves.
Posted: 08/05/2009 - A man who sprayed bullets into a fitness class filled with women, killing three and then himself, apparently kept a Web page in which he wrote about years of rejection by women and an earlier plan for violence at the gym in which he said he "chickened out."
Updated: 07/28/2009 - Are you seeing charges on your phone bill for services you didn’t order or agree to use? You may be the victim of “cramming”. Don’t panic, there are some things you can do to stop the charges, and get your money back. Tim Johnston of the Better Business Bureau says call first. He suggest taking notes, be courteous, and ask to speak to someone who has the authority to help you. If that doesn't work, you can file a complaint.
Updated: 07/25/2009 - Imagine opening your phone bill to find charges of $40.00 or more for something completely unrelated to your phone service. That’s what happened to Sparks resident Lillian Johansen. AT&T is her service provider for cable, internet, and television. As a senior on a fixed income, she hoped the package deal would help her save money. Instead, she was shocked to discover charges on her bill from companies she didn't recognize.
Updated: 07/21/2009 - KOLO 8 News Now celebrates young people making an impact on the community. The weekly news segment "Kids You Should Know" follows individuals under the age 18 who are doing amazing things. They are leaders in their schools, pioneers of neighborhood projects, mentors, leaders and friends.
Posted: 07/18/2009 - Crews battling the Red Rock and Trailer Fires also had to combat 100 degree heat Friday. While most people would be seeking shade and donning shorts, these men and women dress in full fire gear. The basic equipment includes heavy boots, t-shirts covered by long-sleeved fire resistant shirts, and heavy flame resistant pants. They wear helmets, goggles, gloves, and a harness to carry their fire shelter water and tools.
Updated: 07/07/2009 - More 1.6 million people registered to win tickets to Michael Jackson’s memorial at Staple’s Center in Los Angeles. Only 17, 500 were lucky enough to get one of the coveted tickets. One of them lives right here in Reno.
Posted: 06/27/2009 - Spiritual teacher and medical doctor Deepak Chopra says he has been concerned since 2005 that Michael Jackson was abusing prescription painkillers and most recently spoke to the pop star about suspected drug use six months ago.
Updated: 06/22/2009 - Teenager is recovering after he was shot while in his front yard. He was treated at Renown, and released.
Posted: 06/21/2009 - The National Organization for Women has elected a 56-year-old Maryland woman as the group's next president.
Updated: 06/18/2009 - Sen. John Ensign has been quick to describe his dalliance with an aide in brief and simple terms. The affair is over. The apologies made and accepted. No questions will be answered, the married Nevada Republican said in his brief admission of infidelity.