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 2021-09-23 18:17 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Therapy Thursday: The art of happiness...

Nora Ann Brucklacher with Sierra Sunrise Wellness Group joined Fox 11 to discuss the four ways to cultivate happiness. Watch for more....

 2021-09-23 16:35 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Masks required in Elko schools after increase in COVID-19 cases...

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The largest school district in northeast Nevada is requiring students to wear face coverings at most of its campuses, now that they are dealing with outbreaks of COVID-19. Three elementary schools in Elko and one in Spring Creek we...

 2021-09-23 15:36 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

State police union endorses Dean Heller for Nevada governor...

The union that represents Nevada's highway patrol and other state-employed police officers has endorsed Dean Heller for governor. The announcement was made at Reno motorcycle shop on Wednesday night. The union put out a statement saying, "Dean Hel...

 2021-09-23 14:47 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Popular Sparks corn maze dedicated to teen suicide prevention...

The popular corn maze at Andelin Family Farms in Sparks is cut into a new shape every year. This year's maze, which opens to the public September 29, reads "Forever 14. " The Andelin family partnered up with local non-profit Forever 14 to adva...

 2021-09-23 14:41 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Station Casinos faces complaint it took bets on sporting events already finished...

Station Casinos is facing a complaint from Nevada gaming regulators that it took wagers on sporting events after they concluded. The complaint filed by the Nevada Gaming Control Board alleges Station Casinos took money and wrote tickets for about 348 wage...

 2021-09-23 06:19 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Street Vibrations returns to northern Nevada...

Engines are roaring as thousands of people ride their motorcycles through the roads for Street Vibrations. Fans cooped up for over a year are ready to hit the gas and with more time to plan organizer Randy Burke with Roadshow Inc. is preparing for a huge ...

 2021-09-23 02:30 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Ely prison employee arrested for attempted meth smuggling to inmate...

A 25-year-old Ely State Prison employee is behind bars after an investigation leads an arrest for attempted drug smuggling to an inmate. According to police, Angelica Aguilar was found with 16 grams of methamphetamine on her as she arrived to work at the ...

 2021-09-22 23:01 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Second man dies at Elko-area base jumping site, officials warn of dangers...

A man died base jumping at Lamoille Canyon around noon Tuesday. This is the second reported death at the popular jump site since June 2021. David William Wessels died in a base jumping incident at 11:54 a. m. on September 21, according to the Elko County ...

 2021-09-22 21:10 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Exclusive: An inside look at Reno's new experience district and its impact on housing...

Reno's never seen anything like it. The new development on the old Park Lane Mall site is taking shape into a very modern, state-of-the-art project. With hundreds of apartments under construction, it could help ease the apartment shortage that's c...

 2021-09-22 20:00 

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[ FOX Reno ]

Longtime Las Vegas news anchor Gerard Ramalho running for Nevada Secretary of State...

Former Las Vegas news anchor and reporter Gerard Ramalho has announced he will run for Nevada Secretary of State as a Republican. Ramalho issued a statement Wednesday declaring his candidacy, saying he would push for a voter ID requirement and eliminating...

 2021-09-22 18:32 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Dixie Fire victims suing PG&E, blaming faulty equipment for massive blaze...

Dixie Fire victims are suing PG&E for damages caused in the massive blaze. The Dixie Fire has been burning since July 13, scorching nearly one million acres and forcing thousands out of their homes. The fire is 96% contained as of Wednesday. On September ...

 2021-09-22 16:49 

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[ FOX Reno ]

Reno man dies in crash near Parr Boulevard...

A Reno man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on US-395 near Parr Boulevard on September 10. Troopers said the silver Hyundai was traveling southbound approaching Parr Boulevard when the driver failed to maintain his travel lane and hit a bridge support...

 2021-09-22 15:58 

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[ FOX Reno ]

Ford to invest $50M in Carson City-based battery recycling company...

Ford Motor Company and Redwood Materials announced a new strategic partnership for critical battery supplies Wednesday morning. Redwood Materials, which is based in Carson City and run by former Tesla exec JB Straubel, specializes in recycling and re-manu...

 2021-09-22 13:59 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Storey County officials detail opposition against Innovation Zones...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In their first public opportunity to voice concerns on a proposal to let tech companies that meet certain requirements create semi-autonomous jurisdictions called Innovation Zones, officials from Storey County dressed down t...

 2021-09-22 13:44 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Truck driver dies after crashing into brick wall in Sparks...

A semi-truck driver is dead after crashing into a brick wall in Sparks Tuesday night. Officers with the Sparks Police Department responded to Sparks Blvd. just north of Prater Way on the report of a single-vehicle crash just before 11 p. m. on September 2...

 2021-09-22 07:36 

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[ FOX Reno ]

Truckee residents take wildfire protection into own hands, pass 'Measure T'...

Recalling Governor Gavin Newsom wasn't the only thing Truckee residents were voting on last week. They also chose to levy a new property tax on themselves in the form of ballot Measure T. By doing so, residents in the Truckee Fire Protection District ...

 2021-09-22 04:09 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Motorcyclist in hospital after crash involving truck in Spanish Springs...

A motorcyclist is in the hospital after a crash involving a truck in Spanish Springs. It happened at the intersection of Calle De La Plata and Pyramid Way just after 7:30 pm. Authorities say the motorcycle rear ended the truck. They believe both drivers w...

 2021-09-21 23:56 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

National Forest areas closed at Lake Tahoe due to Caldor Fire...

Due to the Caldor Fire, the USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) has issued two closure orders for National Forest lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Officials say the closure is meant to protect the public from heavy equipment and oth...

 2021-09-21 23:33 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Sparks man arrested for child pornography possession, probation violation...

A Sparks man is behind bars for felony possession of child pornography and violating conditions of his probation....

 2021-09-21 22:53 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Reno dismisses charges against homeless advocates ticketed during protest...

The Reno city attorney's office dismissed charges Monday against four homeless advocates ticketed during a protest at city plaza. After a bench trial was already underway in Reno Municipal Court Monday afternoon, city attorneys told the court they wer...

 2021-09-21 22:14 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

City of Reno offering 300 discounted trees to residents...

The city of Reno is providing 300 discounted trees to Reno residents only through ReLEAF Reno and Energy-Saving Trees. It's an Arbor Day Foundation program that helps conserve energy and reduce energy bills through strategic tree planting. Residents c...

 2021-09-21 19:45 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Massive illegal marijuana grow raided near Gardnerville...

A massive illegal marijuana cultivation operation outside of Gardnerville was raided Monday afternoon by federal and state agencies. According to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), a search warrant was issued to remove the approximately 160 greenhouses sp...

 2021-09-21 18:43 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Three men arrested for Carson City Best Buy robbery...

Three men are behind bars for their involvement in an armed robbery at the Best Buy in Carson City on Monday. Just after 4 p. m. on September 20, troopers with the Nevada Highway Patrol stopped a white Pontiac wanted in connection to an armed robbery that...

 2021-09-21 18:25 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Storey County to testify in self-governing smart city study...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A rural county where a technology company wants to build a semi-autonomous city is scheduled to testify in front of Nevada lawmakers on Tuesday as part of a legislative committee tasked with studying Gov. Steve Sisolak's...

 2021-09-21 15:26 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Panera Bread opens UNR location after two years of delays...

After two years of delays, the Panera Bread location on the UNR campus is open for business. The full-scale Panera location is housed in the Fitzgerald Student Services Building on the UNR campus. The popular chain restaurant will host a "bread-breaki...

 2021-09-21 15:02 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Parents file lawsuit to end mask mandate in Vegas-area schools...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Parents of students in the Las Vegas area who filed a lawsuit last month challenging Nevada's COVID-19 mask mandates asked a federal judge on Monday to issue an emergency order allowing children to attend school without masks. ...

 2021-09-21 14:17 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Highway 50 fully reopening Tuesday morning after Caldor Fire closure...

Highway 50 between Meyers and Kyburz is set to reopen to the public for the first time since the Caldor Fire closure on Tuesday morning. The reopening of the highway that connects South Lake Tahoe to the Bay area comes a day after Meyers and Kyburz reside...

 2021-09-21 13:48 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

USPS hosting multiple job fairs at Reno-Sparks area locations...

The United States Postal Service will host multiple job fairs in the Reno Sparks area this week. USPS is looking to fill immediate openings for carrier assistants, rural carrier associates, mail processing clerks, mail handlers and more. The first one wil...

 2021-09-21 13:18 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

15-year-old killed in apparent gang shooting in Sparks...

An investigation is underway after a 15-year-old boy was killed in an apparent gang shooting in Sparks Monday night. Officers with the Sparks Police Department responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area on 1942 Richards Place just after 8:30...

 2021-09-21 13:18 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

15-year-old killed in apparent gang shooting in Sparks...

An investigation is underway after a 15-year-old boy was killed in an apparent gang shooting in Sparks Monday night. Officers with the Sparks Police Department responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area on 1942 Richards Place just after 8:30...

 2021-09-21 04:01 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Hours-long standoff with suicidal man ends with arrest in northwest Reno...

An hours-long standoff at the Hampton Inn off Robb Drive ends with arrest in Reno Monday night. The Reno Police Department says they responded to a man with felony warrants around 10:30 am at the Hampton Inn. When police came in contact, the armed man bec...

 2021-09-20 22:57 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

People and pets advised to stay away from Paradise Park ponds due to algae bloom...

The City of Reno is advising the public and their pets to avoid all contact with pond waters at Tegila's Paradise Park until further notice. The lake water is contaminated because of an algae bloom. Officials say the the combined drought-induced low-w...

 2021-09-20 21:46 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

800th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County...

800 Washoe County residents have died from COVID-19-related illnesses, according to the Washoe County Health District. 100 of the deaths in Washoe County have come in the last 42 days. Of the 100 recent deaths, 84 of them were unvaccinated. The other 16 w...

 2021-09-20 20:22 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Natchez Elementary School educator named Nevada teacher of the year...

A Wadsworth teacher received a prestigious award Monday morning. Ms. Deanne Moyle-Hicks, a fourth grade teacher at Natchez Elementary School, was named the 2022 Nevada Teacher of the Year during a surprise assembly. A guest on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Trib...

 2021-09-20 19:52 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Bernice Mathews Elementary of code yellow lockdown due to police activity...

Bernice Mathews Elementary School is on a code yellow lockdown due to police activity in the area. No other information was immediately available. This is a developing story. Check back with us for updates....

 2021-09-20 15:19 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Former Senator Dean Heller officially announces bid for Nevada governor...

Former U. S. Senator Dean Heller is officially running for governor in Nevada. Heller made the announcement in front of a couple dozen supporters and alongside the state's Republican Chairman Michael McDonald and state assemblyman Jim Wheeler in Carso...

 2021-09-20 15:18 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Sparks Police ask for public's help finding missing woman...

The Sparks Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing woman. Cindy Nelson is a 60-year-old white woman with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is five feet tall and weighs 120 pounds. Anyone with information on her locati...

 2021-09-20 13:59 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Top local stories we're following today...

WCSD threatens criminal charges over viral TikTok challenge, property damage. A destructive social media trend has found its way to Washoe County School District. A TikTok showing a user's "devious lick" appears on scree. (KRNV) Former Nevada ...

 2021-09-19 22:40 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Former Nevada congressman James Bilbray dies at age 83...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U. S. Rep. James Bilbray, a Democrat from Nevada who served four terms in Congress, has died, state officials said Sunday. He was 83. The cause of death wasn't immediately released. "Nevada lost a giant," Gov. Ste...

 2021-09-19 02:44 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Power outages to prevent fires possible in Tahoe area...

Up to 5,600 people could be affected by a planned power outage Saturday evening into Sunday. NV Energy continues to monitor fire weather conditions and a public safety outage management event remains highly likely for the zones of Glenbrook, Roundhill and...

 2021-09-18 23:24 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Court rules Nevada inmate no longer eligible for death penalty...

A Nevada death row inmate convicted in the 1980 robbery-killing of a man for $2 is no longer eligible for capitol punishment and must be resentenced, the Nevada Supreme Court has ruled. The Nevada justices ruled Thursday that a New York court's recent...

 2021-09-18 18:09 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

NV Energy cancels some safety outage watches; says others are still possible...

NV Energy canceled some Public Safety Outage Management (PSOM) watches but officials say that others are still possible. NV Energy continues to monitor fire weather conditions and a Public Safety Outage Management (PSOM) event remains possible for the PSO...

 2021-09-18 16:43 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Pedestrian injured in crash on Sutro Street...

A pedestrian was hospitalized with life threatening injuries after a crash on Sutro Street Friday night. crews responded to Sutro Street just north of Timber Way in reference to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on September 17th just before 9:00 p. m. Up...

 2021-09-18 06:08 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

2021 Reno Air Races fans excited going into weekend events...

Day four of the The STIHL National Championship Air Races wrapped up Friday evening with raving reviews. This is one of the biggest events for the aviation community annually. For many fans, this is where they were inspired to go from the stands to the sk...

 2021-09-18 05:16 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Police ask public for help finding two missing Dayton teens...

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is releasing information on two missing teens from Dayton Friday. Madison (Madi) Hilke, 14, was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, and white high-top shoes. Jay Parsons, 16, was last seen gray sweatshirt wi...

 2021-09-18 03:08 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

WCSD threatens criminal charges over viral TikTok challenge, property damage...

A destructive social media trend has found its way to Washoe County School District. The so-called "deviant licks" or "devious licks" challenge has students vandalizing and stealing school property, filming it, and then posting on social m...

 2021-09-17 19:56 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

NV Energy monitoring fire weather conditions; says power outages are possible...

NV Energy is monitoring fire weather conditions and a Public Safety Outage Management (PSOM) event is possible for the PSOM Zones of Glenbrook, Kingsbury, Carson-Minden, Incline and Roundhill starting on Saturday. The event would start Saturday, September...

 2021-09-17 18:56 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Suspect in Sun Valley domestic assault arrested...

Washoe County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies found and arrested the suspect in a domestic violence incident which occurred on September 5. Patrol deputies responded to a residence in Sun Valley on the night of September 5th to the reports of multipl...

 2021-09-17 14:10 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Top local stories we're following today...

Reno homeless advocates ticketed during protest challenge charges on 1st Amendment grounds. Four homeless advocates ticketed during a protest against the clearing of Reno homeless encampments this summer are fighting back, claiming they were unfairly targ...

 2021-09-17 06:40 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Reno Air Races return to the sky this year...

Today marks the 10 year anniversary since the tragic Reno Air Races crash that shocked the community. It was ten years ago that one of the aircraft competing in the races crashed into crowd, killing 11 people including pilot James k. "Jimmy" Leewa...

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