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The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a gambling- and smoke-free environment that emphasizes Reno's overlooked artistic side — plus it has comprehensive new COVID protocols

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a quieter stay away from the casinos, but is still close to all the action. The hotel recently launched an Art Studio Package that turns suites into private art studios. I spent one night in a King Bed Suite for $220 to test out this package. My rate included an upgraded room, art supplies, and a complimentary bike rental.  Read more: Is it safe to stay in a hotel right...
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Wildfire Destroys Reno Homes, Hundreds Evacuated

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First confirmed US case of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection

Of the cases of reinfections worldwide, a particular case has been reported by scientists at the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine, University of Nevada. A 25-year-old man from Washoe County in the United States, the hardest-hit country globally, has more than 7.85 million cases.
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A Nevada man was reinfected with the coronavirus — the first confirmed case in the US — and the second time was worse

A nurse with a swab for a coronavirus test. sonreir es gratis/Getty Images A Nevada man was infected for a second time with COVID-19 one month after recovering from a first bout, a new study confirmed. The case has a "significant" impact on how we understand immunity, one of the authors told the BBC. The 25-year-old man — who had no underlying conditions — suffered worse symptoms second time around, the study said. It is the first such confirmed case in the US, and one of only a handful wo...
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A Nevada man was reinfected with the coronavirus — the first confirmed case in the US — and the 2nd time was worse

A nurse with a swab for a coronavirus test. sonreir es gratis/Getty Images A Nevada man was infected for a second time with COVID-19 one month after recovering from a first bout, a new study found. The case has a "significant" impact on how we understand immunity, one of the authors told the BBC. The 25-year-old man — who had no underlying conditions — suffered worse symptoms the second time, the study said. It is the first such confirmed case in the US and one of only a handful worldwide....
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, US, Trends, Bbc, Netherlands, News UK, Belgium, Nevada, Ecuador, Donald Trump, Washoe County, Trump, Hunter, University of East Anglia, University of Nevada


For Election Administrators, Death Threats Have Become Part Of The Job

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Jared Dearing, the director of Kentucky’s Board of Elections, had little to do with Louisville, the state’s largest city, having only one polling place for the June 28 primary. It was a county decision, and it made sense. In-person turnout was expected to be low during the pandemic. The polling place, a conv...
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Man Wanted On Outstanding Warrant Caught By Placer County Sheriff’s K-9 Axel In Loomis

LOOMIS (CBS13) – A man who was wanted out of Washoe County, Nevada was taken into custody after allegedly running from deputies during a traffic stop in Placer County. On early Tuesday morning, a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle in the area of Taylor Road, in Loomis that was being driven by 27-year old Joseph Devin Williams of Sparks, Nevada. After Williams pulled over, he allegedly ran from the vehicle. Deputies in the area set a perimeter searched for Williams. He was eventuall...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Williams, Washoe County, Loomis, Placer County, Axel, Plumas County, Washoe County Nevada, Taylor Road, Loomis News, Placer County Sheriff s Department, Placer County Sheriff 's K, Axel In Loomis, Joseph Devin Williams


Coronavirus Fears Close Some Courts, Nix North Lake Tahoe July 4 Fireworks Show

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The biggest Fourth of July celebration on the north shore of Lake Tahoe has been canceled, the state Supreme Court is banning visitors and courts are closing for two weeks in a rural southern Nevada county after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. The town of Incline Village on the Nevada side of the alpine lake that straddles the California-Nevada line determined it was too risky to move forward with vendor contracts that need to be signed at this time for the ann...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, United States, Pga Tour, Las Vegas, Nevada, West Coast, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Nevada County, Reno, Washoe County, Dick, Assembly, Court of Appeals


Racketeering charges dropped against men tied to Vagos biker gang, including 4 Californians

LAS VEGAS — A long and troubled federal prosecution in Nevada of current and former Vagos biker gang members from California and other states accused of running an international criminal enterprise and killing a rival Hells Angels leader in a 2011 casino shootout is over. U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro in Las Vegas approved a government request Monday to dismiss all charges against 11 remaining defendants, closing the federal racketeering case filed in September 2016 after a state court conv...
Tags: News, California, San Francisco, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Las Vegas, Nevada, Homicide, Washoe County, Kennedy, Santa Barbara, Snoop Dogg, Sparks, Pomona, San Bernardino


Teen Charged With Sexual Assault, Murder of Nevada Cowgirl

A Nevada man is facing charges for the murder of Britney Ujlaky, a 16-year-old cowgirl who disappeared last month after getting a lift from the suspect. The high-schooler was found stabbed to death in a rural area days later.Bryce Dickey, 18, of Spring Creek, is charged with sexual assault and open murder with the use of a deadly weapon. Elko County prosecutors have also proposed the alternative charge of felony murder during a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault, and they’re reserving th...
Tags: Apple, News, Ford, Chevy, Nevada, Washoe County, Fry, Elko, Bryce, Britney, Woodbury, Spring Creek, Dickey, Elko County, Tolhurst, Schrader


Bernie Sanders Supporters in Nevada Are Canvassing on Horseback to Get Out the Rural Vote

Sebastian is standing next to me, watching Cynthia Rifi and Brittnee Meechan approach a neighbor’s door to talk about Bernie Sanders. He looks like he might want to go have a chat with the neighbor too, but he’ll wait to see how it goes first. It’s probably worth clarifying that Sebastian is a gorgeous, 16.2-hand Dutch Warmblood horse, and he’s parked out front like a car. He often has a Sanders sign fastened to him like a bumper sticker. He’s been the preferred mode of transportation for R...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, West, New Hampshire, Iowa, Nevada, Lake Tahoe, Donald Trump, Vermont, Reno, Washoe County, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Bernie, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Sebastian


Drug-Trafficker In Reno Who Threatened Witness Gets 10 Years

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 39-year-old California man who pleaded guilty in Reno to drug trafficking and threatening a witness has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Reginald Miller of Stockton pleaded guilty in November to preventing or dissuading a witness from testifying at his pending trial on a charge of trafficking methamphetamine and heroin. Washoe County District Judge Lynne Simons said at last week’s sentencing he must serve at least four years in prison before he’s eligible for parole. Pro...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Drug Trafficking, Stockton, Reno, Washoe County, Miller, RENO Nev AP, Reno News, Christopher Day, Stockton News, Reginald Miller, Lynne Simons


Deputies Search For Body Of Man Believed To Have Been Killed By Son

AMADOR COUNTY (CBS13) — The Amador County Sheriff’s office will spend the weekend looking for the man believed to have been killed by his own son.  Officials say they will be searching for Lance Purdy’s body in several locations around the county on Saturday. Residents are advised to avoid the area if they see Search & Rescue team members in their bright yellow uniforms. Investigators were called to a home in Pine Grove on New Year’s Day after a woman reported not hearing from her husband. He ha...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Nevada, Washoe County, Sean, Amador County, Sean Purdy, Pine Grove, Lance Purdy


Amador County Homicide Suspect Arrested In North Tahoe Area

PINE GROVE (CBS13) – Authorities have arrested a wanted Amador County homicide suspect who was tracked to the North Shore area of Lake Tahoe. The Amador County Sheriff’s Office says, back on New Year’s Day, they got a call from a woman who was concerned for her husband’s welfare. She said that he had flown home that morning to check on their son, 20-year-old Sean Purdy. After not hearing from her husband – 52-year-old Lance Purdy – for a while, she started to worry. Further, a neighbor reportedl...
Tags: News, Local, Lake Tahoe, Washoe County, North Shore, Sean, North Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, Amador County, Sean Purdy, Washoe County Sheriff s Office, Amador County Sheriff 's Office, Lance Purdy, North Tahoe Area


Amador County Homicide Suspect Tracked To North Tahoe Area Arrested

PINE GROVE (CBS13) – Authorities have arrested a wanted Amador County homicide suspect who was tracked to the North Shore area of Lake Tahoe. The Amador County Sheriff’s Office says, back on New Year’s Day, they got a call from a woman who was concerned for her husband’s welfare. She said that he had flown home that morning to check on their son, 20-year-old Sean Purdy. After not hearing from her husband – 52-year-old Lance Purdy – for a while, she started to worry. Further, a neighbor reportedl...
Tags: News, Local, Lake Tahoe, Washoe County, North Shore, Sean, North Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, Amador County, Sean Purdy, Washoe County Sheriff s Office, Amador County Sheriff 's Office, Lance Purdy


Search On For Amador County Homicide Suspect Tracked To North Tahoe Area

PINE GROVE (CBS13) – Authorities are searching for a wanted homicide suspect who has been tracked to the North Shore area of Lake Tahoe. The Amador County Sheriff’s Office says, back on New Year’s Day, they got a call from a woman who was concerned for her husband’s welfare. She said that he had flown home that morning to check on their son, 20-year-old Sean Purdy. After not hearing from her husband – 52-year-old Lance Purdy – for a while, she started to worry. Further, a neighbor reportedly saw...
Tags: News, Local, Lake Tahoe, Washoe County, North Shore, Sean, North Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, Amador County, Sean Purdy, Amador County Sheriff 's Office, Lance Purdy


Arizona Man Extradited To Nevada In 1979 Killing Of California Woman

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Arizona man was extradited to Nevada on Friday after a cold-case investigation led to his arrest in the 1979 killing of a woman last seen in California. Charles Gary Sullivan (credit: Washoe County Sheriff) The Nevada Attorney General’s Office and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said 73-year-old Charles Gary Sullivan was arrested in Arizona’s Yavapai County after being indicted in Nevada in August in the killing of 21-year-old Julia Woodward. A statement announcing the ...
Tags: California, San Francisco, Arizona, Nevada, Lake Tahoe, Smith, Reno, Washoe County, Jeannie Smith, Sullivan, Woodward, Las Vegas Review Journal, Yavapai County, RENO Nev AP, San Rafael California, Charles Gary Sullivan


Nevada Supreme Court struggles with appeal in 4 killings

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Supreme Court justices acknowledged Tuesday they are struggling with complicated jurisdictional questions as they consider an appeal involving a Salvadoran immigrant accused of four killings during a 16-day rampage in January. Lawyers for 20-year-old Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman argue that a Washoe County grand jury had no authority to indict […]
Tags: News, Nation, Washoe County, Carson City, Nevada Supreme Court, Nev AP, Wilber Ernesto Martinez Guzman


Genealogy site, DNA used to help solve decades-old murder

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Forensic genealogists followed a trail built on decades-old DNA evidence to help determine the identity of a woman whose body was found near a Lake Tahoe hiking trail in 1982 and her killer, investigators said Tuesday. Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam announced he has closed the investigation into the shooting death […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Lake Tahoe, Washoe County, RENO Nev AP, Darin Balaam


Winnemucca to Hwy 395 north of Susanville, Part 3

Black Rock Desert Well, here we are again, traveling from Winnemucca, NV, to Highway 395 north of Susanville, CA, and we’ve just made it to the west end of the Jungo Road where it intersects with NV S.R. 447 (formerly S.R. 34) just south of Gerlach. You’ve probably noticed that I haven't been blogging much recently. I'm not really sure why. Sometimes the work I do takes the writing right out of me, partly because I do enough writing many days that I'm totally done with that by the end of ...
Tags: Geology, Nevada, Google Maps, Washoe County, Susanville CA, Bruno, Silver Fox, Black Rock Desert, Winnemucca, Black Rock, Gerlach, Nevada While, Smoke Creek Road, Susanville, Winnemucca NV, Smoke Creek


Judge No More

The Nevada Supreme Court administratively closed a judicial discipline matter involving a now-resigned judge. The Reno Gazette Journal reported A suspended Washoe County family court judge will resign his post at the end of the month and is barred from... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Washoe County, Reno Gazette Journal, Nevada Supreme Court, Legal Profession Prof, Judicial Ethics and the Courts


Nevada grand jury indicts immigrant in 4 fatal shootings

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Salvadoran immigrant who is in the U.S. illegally on murder charges in the killing of an elderly couple and two women in Nevada. A Washoe County grand jury handed up the indictment in Reno late Wednesday. Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman, 20, is accused of fatally shooting […]
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Man in custody in connection with the murder of beloved Reno couple

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office said a man is in custody in connection with the murders of Jerry and Sherri David, a Reno couple            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Some Nevada Governments Are Using Blockchain For Public Records

Some northern Nevada counties are using blockchain, the online ledger best known for helping secure virtual currencies such as bitcoin, to store digital versions of government records like birth and marriage certificates. From a report: The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that as of December in Washoe County, about 950 couples had received secure digital marriage certificates to home computers and smartphones since the program debuted in April 2018. The newspaper found that Elko County is trying si...
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Democrats Look To Grind Out A Must-Win Against Their Top Senate Target

Sen. Dean Heller’s (R-NV) seat has been at the top of every Democrat’s holiday wishlist for the past two years. But he’s not in a giving mood. Heller remains very much in the fight against Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) in their high-stakes campaign, Democrats’ best chance of defeating a GOP Senate incumbent and a must-win for the party as they seek to gain and not lose ground in the Senate. National Democrats have been banking on a win in the state for months to have any hope at shrinking Republicans’...
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Suspect arrested in armed carjacking near Burning Man

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect in an armed carjacking near the Burning Man festival. The sheriff’s office says 32-year-old Tiago Gomez of West Hollywood, California, was apprehended after a struggle with deputies and a police dog Tuesday outside a restaurant in Gerlach about 90 miles (145 kilometers) north […]
Tags: Travel, News, Washoe County, RENO Nev AP, West Hollywood California, Gerlach, Nation & World, Tiago Gomez


Nevada schools, student settle lawsuit over pro-gun clothing

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada school district has settled a First Amendment lawsuit with an eighth-grade student who said his rights were violated when he was told his pro-gun T-shirt violates the district’s dress code. The Washoe County School District and the boy’s attorneys announced Friday the district has updated its dress code […]
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Reno man faces 15 years for second-offense DUI

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno man faces up to 15 years in prison after being convicted of driving under the influence for the second time in five years. The Washoe County district attorney said Wednesday 36-year-old Jessie Lovell was found guilty on Friday of one count of driving under the influence of alcohol with […]
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Reno woman gets up to 20 years in 2015 child abuse case

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 30-year-old Reno woman has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for child abuse that left a toddler in her care with permanent brain damage. Washoe County District Judge Egan Walker said at Wednesday’s sentencing that La Shae Gallon will have to serve eight years before she’s considered […]
Tags: News, Reno, Washoe County, RENO Nev AP, Nation & World, Egan Walker, La Shae Gallon


Washoe sheriff seeks child abuse suspect in white Porsche

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a 39-year-old man as a suspect in a child abuse and domestic violence investigation at Lake Tahoe. The sheriff’s office said Friday Nicholas Lightfoot of Incline Village is believed to be driving a white 2011 Porsche Panamera. It has […]
Tags: News, Porsche, Washoe County, Incline Village, RENO Nev AP, Washoe, Nation & World, Nicholas Lightfoot