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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 https://www.rgj.com/story/life/food/2018/06/04/here-restaurants-failed-their-inspection/617837002/ Ecoli Outbreak Story https://www.rgj.com/story/news/2018/06/04/kids-infected-renos-worst-ever-e-coli-outbreak-get-2-5-m/604084002/ 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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