The flu epidemic isn't bad in Nevada. But the state health division says confirmed cases are up 57% from only two weeks ago. They say something as simple as washing your hands can be the single most important thing you can do to stop influenza from spreading. We say “can” because not everyone takes the time to wash hands properly.
For the past two days a hearing involving a murder and two rival motorcycle gangs as been going on in Washoe District Court. Because of the nature of the case, security has been beefed upped. We've received calls from viewers concerning RAVEN in the area, and increase police presence on Court Street.
About 60 wild horse advocates protested in front of the state legislative building in Carson City on Friday. The advocates say they want to bring light to what they say is the state department of agriculture advocacy of horse slaughter. Specifically the slaughter of Virginia Range Horses. Their claims are based upon the minutes of an agriculture board meeting 2 years ago.
Drivers returning back to work after the holidays had to contend with snowy roads Wednesday morning after nearly 6 inches of snow hit the valley floor in some places. City of Reno road crews were out on the streets by three Tuesday afternoon and worked around the clock clearing crucial roads in our area. Crews have already been out Wednesday sanding roads in anticipation of what might happen Wednesday night should clear skies break through.