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Discovery Museum Reopens After Flash Fire

Posted: 09/04/2014 - The Discovery Museum reopened Thursday, less than 24 hours after a tornado demonstration caused a flash fire, injuring 13 people, most of them children. However, many routine museum visitors say they still feel safe.

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Confirmed: Tesla Coming to Northern Nevada

Updated: 09/05/2014 - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is asking state legislators to approve tax breaks and other incentives worth up to $1.3 billion over 20 years to bring Tesla Motors' battery factory to the state.

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US Marshal's Office Was After Suspect Before Police Shooting

Updated: 09/04/2014 - One man is dead, another in custody Wednesday night after a police shooting on east 9th Street and Sutro. Investigators won't tell us if the officers involved in the shooting are from Sparks or Washoe County. Reno police are investigating the case.

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Biofuel Plant Moving to Storey County

Updated: 09/05/2014 - The developer of a northern Nevada biofuel production plant declared his project ready for construction, after receiving a federal loan guarantee for about half the cost.

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SWAT Rescues Kids During Manhunt

Posted: 09/03/2014 - The SWAT Team used their armored vehicles to rescue young children during Wednesday's manhunt.

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A Decision Made: Tesla Is Coming To Town

Updated: 09/03/2014 - Tesla Motors has selected Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

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Sunday Shooting Victim Speaks Out

Updated: 09/03/2014 - He didn't think; he just acted. Just two days after the shooting at the CVS store on Plumb Lane, the man who confronted the shooter is speaking out. In an exclusive interview, John Oliveira tells KOLO 8 News Now how he came face-to-face with a gunman.

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Trustees May Settle Open Meeting Violation

Updated: 09/03/2014 - Nevada's Attorney General says 6 Washoe County School Board Trustees violated the open meeting law multiple times on July 22nd. But a settlement is in the works.

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As Checks Bounce, News Only Gets Worse For Morrison Students

Updated: 09/05/2014 - There's more bad news for Morrison University students. Their school has closed, leaving many with no clear path to completing their education. And now money they were depending on has apparently disappeared.

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Burners May Be Exposed To West Nile

Updated: 09/03/2014 - KOLO 8 News Now has learned that nine mosquito traps near Gerlach have tested positive for the West Nile virus.

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Pine Middle School Recovering From Viral Illness

Updated: 09/02/2014 - Stomachs have settled down a bit at Pine Middle School after a virus swept through campus last week, sickening more than 100 students and faculty. Much was required to keep the infection from getting any worse.

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Nevada AG: School Board Broke Open Meeting Law

Updated: 09/03/2014 - Nevada's attorney general says the Washoe County School Board violated the state's open meetings law when it ousted School Superintendent Pedro Martinez.

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Burners' Journey Home

Posted: 09/02/2014 - It's that time of year again when Burners are making their way back home, but after a week at the Playa, getting back to the real world can be a big challenge for some.

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Construction Underway on Kingsbury Grade

Updated: 09/02/2014 - Kingsbury Grade (SR 207) is closed near Daggett Summit as the second scheduled construction closure takes place for the Nevada Department of Transportation’s Kingsbury Grade Pavement Reconstruction Project

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