Patrols begin today for speed, cell phone and motorcycle vio...
SPARKS — The Sparks Police Department, in conjunction with the Nevada Highway Patrol, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Department and the Reno Police Department will be adding additional officers to the streets starting today through April 16, with the main objective being the targeting of speeding violations, motorcycle violations and distracted driving with an emphasis on cell phone usage. The effort is being funded by a grant from the Nevada Dep...
Fuel to the Fire
Reno, Washoe County officials hope to end conflict over fire service at joint meeting today with Sparks, school district leaders
Stabbing turns out to be self-inflicted, not from gang fight
SPARKS — A 26-year-old man is being supervised after an attempted suicide that police originally were told was the result of a gang fight. At about 8 p.m. Saturday, Sparks police received information that a man had approached REMSA personnel at Sierra and Third streets in Reno and reported that he had been stabbed. The man initially told police he had been stabbed in a fight and was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-...