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  By Associated Press | Posted: Sun 5:16 PM, Apr 22, 2012 RENO, Nev. (AP) – Astronomers say a loud explosion heard across a large swath of Nevada and California on Sunday morning was likely caused by a meteor. The sound of the explosion around 8 a.m. prompted a flood of calls to law enforcement agencies on both… Keep Reading

Nevada travel alerts in advance of winter driving

NDOT reminds motorists to sign up for 511- Nevada travel alerts in advance of winter driving NDOT News Release CARSON CITY — With winter driving coming in the months ahead, the Nevada Department of Transportation is encouraging drivers to sign up for e-mail and text alerts for their own frequently-traveled state routes. Launched in 2006,… Keep Reading

New Pool in Reno Opened

After being vandalized in mid-March 2017, Traner Pool has officially reopened after $1.2 million in repairs and upgrades. The pool would be paid for by a unique combination of private donations (for the construction) and city funds (for facility management and maintenance). The city is partnering with Sierra Nevada Community Aquatics, a local nonprofit, to plan… Keep Reading

Reno-area restaurants that failed an inspection

Inevitably, some of those restaurants will get somebody sick because of a foodborne disease — a problem that hospitalizes about 128,000 Americans and kills 3,000 more each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Video of Live Inspection Ecoli Outbreak Story Keep Reading

Man shot on Elko Indian colony

Photo by: The Elko Free Press ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies and federal agents are investigating a fatal shooting at an Indian Colony in northeast Nevada. The Elko Daily Free Press reports a man was killed Wednesday morning in the shooting at the Upper Indian Colony in Elko. Elko County Sheriff Jim Pitts says… Keep Reading

Reno Shooting

Photo: News 4 Reno Authorities say an investigation is underway after someone suffered at least one gunshot wound near the Econo Lodge near Plumb Lane and South Virginia Street. The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The victim was transported to Renown Regional Medical Center for treatment. There are no other road closures. If… Keep Reading

Range Fire near Spring Creek traps 9

Photo/Story: News 4 SPRING CREEK, Nev. — Multiple local, state and federal agencies are responding to the Range Two Fire near Spring Creek, Nevada The fire broke out about 9:00 a.m. Sunday, September 30, near Spring Creek has burned an estimated 7 square miles. According to Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest, the fire is at 5,000 acres… Keep Reading

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