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 2020-02-28 16:23 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Groundbreaking for South Carson Complete Streets Project this weekend...

This Saturday, Feb. 29, Carson City will break ground on it's South Carson Complete Streets Project. Construction will take place from 5th st. to1,400 ft. north of the Carson City I-580 Freeway terminus (Appion Way. ) After construction, this busy str...

 2020-02-28 15:38 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Road closed as authorities respond to structure fire in Sparks...

The Sparks Police Department reports that Sullivan Lane is closed near H Street as the Sparks Fire Department responds to a structure fire. The fire was reported at the 2000 block of H Street in Sparks just after 7 a. m. on February 28. At this time, the ...

 2020-02-28 06:13 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Dept. of Agriculture confirms Mormon crickets are hatching's earlier than ever before...

The Nevada Department of Agriculture has confirmed some of the earliest Mormon cricket hatchings in years. The first hatching of 2020 happened on February 22nd in Winnemucca, NV. Mormon Crickets pose a safety threat because they can create unsafe road con...

 2020-02-28 04:40 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

More than 100 citations issued during pedestrian safety operation...

The Reno Police Department Traffic Division conducted a pedestrian safety operation Thursday in areas with the highest pedestrian-related crashes. The operation focused on drivers and pedestrians that were violating those laws which make it unsafe for ped...

 2020-02-28 04:12 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Douglas County discusses $100 million event center in South Lake Tahoe...

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners discussed a $100 million event center proposal in South Lake Tahoe on Thursday afternoon. The proposed project would be placed in Mountbleu Resort's parking lot. The project was presented by the Tahoe Douglas ...

 2020-02-28 02:18 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Layoffs at Blockchains LLC could delay 67,000 acre "smart city"...

A local tech company that bought more than two thirds of the land in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center could be losing traction and almost a dozen jobs. Blockchains LLC announced this week that they laid off nine employees and according to some reports, mu...

 2020-02-28 00:52 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Free to low-cost health services offered to community members...

The Washoe County Health Department along with other local organizations will be providing health services to local families next week in Reno....

 2020-02-27 21:27 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Reed high students to present award winning environmental invention...

Reed High School students enrolled in Career and Technical Education and sciences classes are showcasing their invention that removes cigarette butts from local water systems Friday evening. The students were among 14 teams in the country awarded a $10,00...

 2020-02-27 21:24 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Carson City elementary students write code to control robots...

Students at Fritsch Elementary School in Carson City celebrated National Digital Learning Day Thursday by learning code programs that control robots to move and perform tasks. The students learned coding programs that commanded robots to perform movements...

 2020-02-27 20:32 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Raising Cane's serves up donation to Nevada Humane Society...

Raising Cane's donated $950 to the Nevada Humane Society with money raised from its annual holiday season fundraiser. Over the holidays, Raising Cane's sells limited-edition plush puppies to raise money for pets in need. "Raising Cane's is...

 2020-02-27 20:19 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Truckee Meadows Fire rolls out new logo; moves headquarters...

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District now has a new headquarters location to go along with its new logo change. (courtesy of TMFPD) Starting March 9, the headquarters will be moved to 3663 Barron Way in Reno. Commonly known as the Truckee Meadows F...

 2020-02-27 18:38 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Blood drive honoring the memory of late Reno City employee and blood advocate...

Vitalant is hosting the 2nd Annual Pam Bedard Honor Blood Drive Thursday to honor the life of former Reno City employee and blood donation advocate Pam Bedard. Bedard died from Acute Myeloid Leukemia earlier this month. Vitalant said Bedard became a big a...

 2020-02-27 16:56 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

RTC planning for 2050 Regional Transportation Plan...

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is hosting a community meeting Thursday night to discuss the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan and share ideas about the future needs in the area. RTC said the 2050 Plan will build upon the 2040 RTP ...

 2020-02-27 14:40 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

No one to vote? Nevada Democrats puzzle over empty precinct...

What if a neighborhood precinct was voting in Nevada's presidential caucuses and nobody came? Democrats in one county were left scratching their heads about the possibility they had stumbled onto a phantom precinct during the party's third-in-the-...

 2020-02-27 07:00 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Statewide campaign to memorialize the sacrifice of service members...

The Gold Star Families Memorial Nevada kicked off its "Freedom Isn't Free" statewide educational campaign in Sparks Wednesday. The campaign aims to remind the public what "Blue" and "Gold" stars mean and find ways to preserve t...

 2020-02-27 06:26 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Nevada DMV's hold town halls on Real ID: What you need to know...

DMV's across the state are helping residents get their REAL ID's - and without it - you may not be able to fly this October. Starting October 1, 2020 - you'll need a REAL ID to fly domestically. Real ID's look like normal driver licenses, ...

 2020-02-27 02:53 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Carson City's Sonoma Park closed for maintenance work...

Sonoma Park will be closed next month for seasonal maintenance and repairs, city officials announced Wednesday. The Park will be closed from Monday, March 9th to Friday, March 27th to imprve park safety. During the temporary closure, city crew members wil...

 2020-02-27 02:15 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

CDC confirms possible first instance of COVID-19 in general public in California...

A possible first case of person-to-person transmission of coronavirus has been reported in California. The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the confirmed case Wednesday that a resident of Solano County is receiving medical care i...

 2020-02-27 00:57 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

How defensible space can protect your home...

With fire season on everyone's mind, one local company is working to ease concerns. Wilderness forestry Inc. is currently working on defensible space for the homeowners. That means they're shredding some of the brush like rabbit or sage by reducin...

 2020-02-27 00:51 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Registration now open for online program that aims to better prepare kids for kindergarten...

Washoe County families now have a new way to prepare their kids for kindergarten-- at home. 250 local kids and their families will have the chance to be a part of UPSTART, a brand-new online kindergarten readiness program. "Reading wise they learn thi...

 2020-02-27 00:37 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Adopting healthier eating options for students in Reno...

One local grocery store is looking to implement healthier eating options for students in Reno. This Thursday, Raley's representatives from Sacramento and Reno along with Reno non-profit Urban Roots will be teaming up to help to teach students of Edwin...

 2020-02-26 19:58 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Water reclamation facility and reservoir expansion 'unlikely' to have negative impacts...

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection said it intends to issue a "Finding of No Significant Impact" for the project to modify and expand the Washoe County South Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility and Huffaker Reservoir. The facil...

 2020-02-26 17:56 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Car crashes into house north of Reno; unknown injuries...

The Reno Police Department is responding to a vehicle that crashed into a house on Chapman Place north of Reno. Officers said there were only minor injuries reported. Please avoid the area while first responders are on scene. News 4 and FOX 11 has a crew ...

 2020-02-26 17:07 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

'No way out': Demographics drive GOP nosedive on West Coast...
 2020-02-26 16:58 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Veterans show off artistic skills in local competition...

Veterans in northern Nevada are showing off their artistic talents in a local competition that begins Wednesday. The competition for visual and performing arts are part of the 2020 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival. According to the Department of V...

 2020-02-26 07:45 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Non-profit celebrates opening of new pediatric therapy clinic in Reno...

Capability Health Pediatric Therapy Clinic celebrated its opening in Reno Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The clinic said it aims to help young people in the area with physical, intellectual or social limitations integrate into society. It will es...

 2020-02-26 06:58 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Parents and students learn live saving tips at drug awareness event...

"We have had close friends that have lost their lives because of drugs," said Martha Templeton, a parents of three students that go to Damonte Ranch High School. That is one of many reasons Martha Templeton attended Tuesday night's drug awaren...

 2020-02-26 04:38 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Hot August Nights announces 2020 entertainment lineup...

Hot August Nights 2020 may still be five months away, but plans are already revving up ahead of the festival's 34th year in the Reno-Sparks area. This year's entertainment lineup was officially announced Tuesday....

 2020-02-26 04:07 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Over 200 citations issued during speed safety enforcement event...

More than 200 citations were issued to drivers by Washoe County Sheriff's Office Deputies during the statewide Joining Forces safety event in February. From January 31 through February 17 Deputies made 237 traffic stops resulting in 291 violations, bo...

 2020-02-26 03:50 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Washoe Schools celebrate National Public Schools Week...

The Washoe County School District is celebrating National Public Schools Week. According to the District, nine out of ten children in the U. S. attend a public school. To celebrate public schools, WCSD will be hosting a variety of events for its students....

 2020-02-26 03:17 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Searching for Shantelle: Internet sleuth helps find hot leads for cold case...

Right now, there are eight unsolved, cold cases in Lyon County. Between the years of 1988 and 2019, two people were found murdered and six others disappeared -- 16-year-old Shantelle Hudson is one of those disappearances. She vanished from Dayton on Novem...

 2020-02-26 02:11 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Nevada receives nearly $20.6 million from EPA for clean water projects...

Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen applauded the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday after Nevada was awarded nearly $20. 6 million for projects protecting the state's drinking water. We're glad to see these funds made available f...

 2020-02-26 00:54 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Tow truck driver finds woman's body in vehicle in Carson City...

A tow truck driver found the body of a woman inside the vehicle she had been living in Carson City Tuesday. According to the Carson City Sheriff's Office, a local business owner called a tow company to remove a vehicle that had been parked for a long ...

 2020-02-26 00:25 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Northern Nevada HOPES awarded over $400,000 to expand pediatric services...

Northern Nevada HOPES was awarded a $442,643 grant from the Kidview Foundation to expand its pediatric services. HOPES currently provides care for over 2,500 children in the community. Dr. Natalie Vogel said Northern Nevada HOPES will use the grant to exp...

 2020-02-25 22:39 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

City of Reno announces acting assistant city manager; HR director resigns effect June 30...

The City of Reno announced that Arlo Stockman will be acting assistant city manger once Bill Thomas becomes the new executive director of the Regional Transportation Commission. City Manager Sabra Newby also announced that Human Resources Director Mark Gr...

 2020-02-25 22:35 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

School bus crash causes delays near Mt. Rose Street south of downtown Reno...

The Reno Police Department (RPD) is currently responding to an injury crash involving a school bus at the intersection of Mt. Rose Street and Patrick Avenue in Reno. It is unknown who was involved or if anyone is injured at this time. Mt. Rose St. is clos...

 2020-02-25 22:09 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

THE ROW looking to fill more than 100 positions during job expo on Wednesday...

THE ROW -- Eldorado Resort Casino, Circus Circus Reno and Silver Legacy Resort Casino will host a Job Expo tomorrow from 10 a. m. to 7 p. m. in the Silver Baron Ballrooms at Silver Legacy. According to THE ROW, the company is looking to fill more than 100...

 2020-02-25 21:57 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Jacobs Entertainment announces new Sands Connect event space...

A new downtown gathering space on West Fourth Street near the Sands Regency is expected to be completed by this spring, according to Jacobs Entertainment. The company announced that the Sands Connect, a new gathering space located between Gold Dust West a...

 2020-02-25 21:17 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

No one injured in house fire on York Way in Sparks...

No one was injured after the Sparks Fire Department quickly extinguished a house fire in the 1000 block of York Way, according to the Sparks Fire Department. The intersection of York Way and Holman Way has reopened after being closed for about an hour....

 2020-02-25 20:21 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Vagos bikers members cleared of all charges in U.S. court...

Eight accused Vagos biker gang members were acquitted of all charges alleging they were part of a broad criminal racketeering enterprise that committed violent crimes for more than a decade, including the killing of a rival Hells Angels leader in a casino...

 2020-02-25 19:10 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Armed robbery suspect being sought by Sparks Police Department...

The Sparks Police Department (SPD) is currently searching for a suspect wanted in connection to the Armed Robbery of a Little Caesars that took place earlier this month. On February 13 at about 11:20 a. m. , SPD responded to reports of an Armed Robbery at...

 2020-02-25 04:49 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

PG&E fires contractor after probe involving wildfires...
 2020-02-25 04:44 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

California bill would seal 2 million criminal records...

California will consider legislation that would wipe the low-level criminal records of about 2 million people going back decades, part of a lawmaker's second attempt to remove barriers to finding work or housing. The measure is part of a provision tha...

 2020-02-25 02:18 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Open meeting law complaint filed against Washoe County Schools...

The Nevada Attorney General's Office confirmed Monday it is following up on an open meeting law complaint filed against the Washoe County School District. The complaint was filed by Adrienne Feemster, the granddaughter of Dolores Feemster whose name w...

 2020-02-25 01:33 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Damonte Ranch to hold drug awareness event following deadly overdoses...

Damonte Ranch High School is hosting a drug awareness informational event Tuesday night for students and parents. This event aims to help the community after three Damonte Ranch Students recently lost their lives. DRHS staff, Quest Counseling& Consultinga...

 2020-02-25 01:28 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Allergy season 2020 is here, and it's early...

Cold and flu season remains in its peak across the United States, but here in northern Nevada, those typical cold symptoms may be disguising themselves as something. Believe it or not, allergy season has officially arrived. We've had so many spring-li...

 2020-02-25 01:24 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

How local agencies handle high-speed chases...

Wrong-way drivers and high-speed chases are incidents local authorities have to deal with frequently, and with caution. After a recent police pursuit ended in a suspect wrong-way driver killing another driver, News 4 wanted to find out how these incidents...

 2020-02-25 00:45 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Nearly 22,000 homebuyers helped by Home is Possible Program in Nevada...

Nearly 22,000 homebuyers successfully purchased homes through the help of the Nevada Housing Division's Home is Possible (HIP) programs. The Nevada Housing Division said 21,970 homebuyers were helped including 1,497 veterans and active military person...

 2020-02-25 00:11 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Kindergarten registration set to open for Carson City schools...

Carson City Kindergarten registration is set to begin next Monday, March 2, for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Children who will be 5-years-old by September 30 are eligible to be registered. The Carson City School District invites parents to visit th...

 2020-02-24 00:46 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Reno man sentenced to 40 years in prison for 2018 murder...

Kareem Thomas Jr. , a 24-year-old Reno man who pled guilty to Second-Degree Murder and Robbery last November, was sentenced to 40 years in prison Wednesday. According to the Washoe County District Attorney, Thomas robbed a woman of two firearms she had in...

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