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Reno resident arrested for burglary in Sparks

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Police in Sparks responded to a burglary Thursday in which a large amount of money and a handgun were stolen. They say around 6:00 a.m., Sparks police responded to the 200 block of Greg Street for a report of a burglary that happened earlier. Police identified...
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Fights at Hug High School emerge during first week of school

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The first week of school for Hug High School is underway, but video is already emerging of fights. At least three of those fights have been posted to social media. No word of a possible cause or action taken by school administrators has been announced. The...
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Reno man given life in prison for second-degree murder

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A Reno man has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 10 years for second-degree murder. 44-year-old Michael Thomas Woods pled guilty in June to a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of 47-year-old David Rowe in Nov. 2020.
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WCSO catalytic anti-theft program update

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A Master Mechanic Owner Jeff Pheasant paints a catalytic converter bright yellow. For the past two months he’s been participating in the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office catalytic anti-theft program, which aims to stop the epidemic of catalytic converter thefts in our area. “I believe...
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Experience the best of Hawaiian culture at the Reno Aloha Festival this weekend

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Aloha! This weekend the islands are coming to Reno. The Reno Aloha Festival is your chance to watch beautiful performances, eat island food and Hawaiian shaved ice, enjoy local arts & crafts vendors and participate in cultural workshops. Director of the festival, Mohalapua Bannner, stopped by...
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Sparks takes aim at domestic violence

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -Domestic violence happens everywhere all too often, but it happens here in Nevada more often than just about anywhere else. Emotionally charged incidents, leaving obviously damaged victims. And yet the path to justice can be difficult and filled with obstacles. But a new approach may be emerging in the city of Sparks.
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Beyond Van Gogh Exhibition now open until October 3rd

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno is now home to an immersive art experience. “Beyond Van Gogh” takes visitors into over 300 pieces of the Dutch artist’s work. Now until October 3rd, the Reno-Sparks Convention Center will have this exhibit open seven days a week. The public can purchase tickets in 1-hour time slots starting at 10 a.m.
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City of Sparks Launches Plan Against Domestic Violence

This is a recurring recording of KOLO 8 News Now at 4pm. The iNinja Poker Tour is at the Atlantis. This is the area’s first big poker tournament since before the pandemic. This is a recurring recording of KOLO 8 News Now at 4pm. Friday Web Weather. Updated: 6...
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More Bears or More Cameras?

It was 4:30 a.m. last week when a bear knocked over a trashcan at a home on Daniel Drive in Southwest Reno. The entire thing was captured on a Ring home surveillance camera. “I saw a bear,” said Karinn Kelly, the resident. “I thought at first it had to be a dog. I thought it had to be. There would not be a bear in this area."
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UNR slaughterhouse cited by USDA for inhumane handling

Workers at Wolf Pack Meats, the University of Nevada, Reno’s slaughterhouse, repeatedly violated humane handling practices during two March inspections, according to reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, by beating cattle and shooting a lamb in the back of the head, which failed to render the animal unconscious. The report also says a worker shot a cow in the head with three other steers crowded into the stun box, a violation of humane handling practices.
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Help Reno Select The Next Chief of Police

The City of Reno is asking for the public’s help finding its next Chief of Police. Current chief Jason Soto announced he will be retiring from his position this January after more than 25 years of service. The department is asking residents to share their public safety priorities and the qualities they would like out of a new police chief by taking a survey, which will be open until Sept. 30. They’ll also be holding public meetings throughout the rest of the month. Find the survey HERE.
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NV Energy reports some customers in Sparks area have power restored

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -10 P.M. UPDATE: The number of customers in west Sparks without power decreased to 3,963, NV Energy reported. Power in Sparks and Reno is expected to be restored before midnight. The cause of the outage is still under investigation. ORIGINAL STORY: NV Energy reported Wednesday night that...
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East Golden Valley Road reopens after head-on collision

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -East Golden Valley Road was closed from Spearhead Way to Opal Station Drive following a head-on collision, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. The crash happened about 3:30 p.m. and the road reopened by 7 p.m. There were no fatalities but three people were taken...
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Nevada Department of Wildlife receives nearly 250 life jackets

The Reno branch of Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate, through their charitable division Select Cares, donated nearly 250 new life jackets Friday (August 19) to the Nevada Department of Wildlife. This is the second year in a row Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate has donated life jackets. “Last year, we...
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