Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of March 6-12, 2014.
A Dayton woman was transported to a hospital after her son's gun accidentally went off and shot her.
According to the Sergeant with the Lyon County Sheriff Dayton Substation, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, a young man was showing his new gun to his father.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Feb. 27, 2014. As a reminder, the new fishing license year for Nevada begins on March 1.
One of Lake Tahoe's biggest funding mechanisms for clarity and restoration efforts, as well as millions for parks, trails and firefighting efforts in the state, money drawn from the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act, is under threat by members of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee.
Nevada Sen. Harry Reid on Wednesday denounced House efforts to gut the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act as part of the Tule Springs legislation mark-up to take place Thursday morning.
A 50-year-old Zephyr Cove woman faces a charge of open murder after allegedly shooting and killing her husband.
Tatiana Leibel, was taken into custody by Douglas County Sheriff's Office Tuesday morning, said Sgt. Pat Brooks.
On Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 at 11 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to 452 Kent Way, Zephyr Cove for a report of a male who had shot himself.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada and Northern California. This report is for the week of Feb. 12-18, 2014.
A burly truck driver, Guy Perry could be an intimidating figure.
But Cassidy Perry, his youngest of three children and only daughter, didn%u2019t see him that way.
Some additional but seldom considered facts about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown Connecticut are important if we wish to protect the children rather than demagogue the issue. The following two links can provide insight into the problem while ignoring the campaign slogans and political posturing. We need to start acting like men instead and assume the responsibility that all men have to protect innocent life. Children die when grown men act like children, instead of men.
A man shot himself in the chin early Sunday morning in what the Carson City Sheriff's Office are calling an accidental shooting.
Deputies were called to the 1400 block of North Nevada street at 1:53 a.m. Sunday after a man called 911 saying his brother shot himself.
David Michael Grimes, 33, was sentenced in Carson City District Court Tuesday to the maximum sentence for voluntary manslaughter in a Feb. 3, 2013 shooting outside a Washington Street home following a Super Bowl Sunday party.
Thirteen months ago, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and killed twenty students and six members of the school’s staff. Earlier, Lanza shot and killed his mother before driving to the school on his deadly mission. His death at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head ended the brutal killing spree. In the days following the horrific event, calls for sane gun control from a variety of sectors of our society were heard across the country.
The victim of Sunday morning's shooting at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center has died, said Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.
The victim, Francis Dresser, 86, and her husband, lived of Douglas County. Carson City sheriff’s detectives have amended the arrest charges for William Dresser, Francis’ husband, to murder. Dresser remains in custody on suicide watch at the Carson City Jail on $225,000 bond.
Elderly man accused of shooting paralyzed wife at Carson City hospital intended to kill her, himselfSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:04pm
Hospital gunman identified as husband of victim; woman flown to Renown trauma unit with life threatening injuriesSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Sun, 01/19/2014 - 11:45am
This story has been updated. Go here for the followup story.
UPDATE: Here's the latest update from Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong: At approximately 5:15 p.m., the Carson City Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Butti Way and Airport Road on a report of an adult male in the area bleeding heavily.
The Storey County School District Director of Transportation has become the first in the nation to take the pro-active step to hold interactive, scenario-based attack countermeasure training for school bus drivers. The first training takes place this Friday, Jan. 3 in Virginia City.
More details were made available by Reno police this afternoon after a Carson City man wanted for murder fatally turned the gun on himself in a south Reno park.
Michael Dylan Brentlinger, 22, shot himself once in the head at Manzanita Park using a .45 caliber handgun, the same caliber believed used to kill a Carson City man early Saturday morning inside a Carmine Street home and critically wounding his 19-year-old daughter, said Reno Police Department Lt. William Rulla.
Murder suspect Michael Dylan Brentlinger was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a Reno park after a standoff with police there, confirms Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.
A man has been found shot and possibly dead in a Reno park, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said. The man may be the suspect in Saturday's fatal shooting.
Carson City Sheriff's Office detectives are on their way to Reno this afternoon. It is believed the suspect in Saturday morning's killing, Brentlinger, was found shot, possibly fatally self-inflicted, in the area of 630 Manzanita in Reno.
The 22-year-old man believed to have shot and killed a Carmine Road man and critically wounded his daughter remains at large Monday with Carson City law enforcement puzzled by his whereabouts.
Carson City detectives worked overnight into Sunday morning following leads in the early Saturday morning killing of a Carmine Road man, the father of the alleged gunman's ex-girlfriend who was critically wounded.
UPDATE: The 22-year-old Carson City man, Michael Dylan Brentlinger, suspected of shooting one person dead and injuring a 19-year-old woman after shooting her in the face at a Carmine Street home early Saturday morning, was recently terminated from the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, confirmed Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.
Carson City sheriff's deputies continue to search for a 22-year-old man who is suspected of shooting one person dead and injuring a 19-year-old woman at a Carson City home early Saturday morning. Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said suspect, Michael Dylan Brentlinger, 22, is considered armed and dangerous.
The suspect is thought to be driving a white 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier NV/948XAT, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office. The RAVEN helicopter from Washoe County has been called in to help with the search.
UPDATE: The search for Brentlinger has been widen outside of Nevada into California and Idaho, the sheriff said.
"This isn't based on specific information but a matter of expanding the investigation," said Furlong.
All those involved in the investigation are being cooperative, he added. Investigators believe Brentlinger is armed with a .45 semi-automatic firearm.
This developing story has been updated. Go here for the latest.
Carson City Sheriff deputies are searching for a suspect wanted in connection to a shooting in the 2800 block of Carmine Street that left one person dead and another injured.
Deputies are looking for Michael Dylan Brentlinger, 22. The suspect is thought to be driving a white 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier NV/948XAT, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office. The RAVEN helicopter from Washoe County has been called in to help with the search.
Update: The search for the suspect has moved back to Carson City. Earlier reports of the suspect being at large in Douglas County were due to a mistaken phone number that deputies were tracking. If you see the suspect or the vehicle call 911.
According to Sheriff Kenny Furlong, Brentlinger allegedly shot his girlfriend in the face, and killed the girl's father during a "massive fight" at the residence on Carmine between Nichols and Bunch Way early this morning. Brentlinger was recently in custody at the Carson City Jail on charges of assaulting the female victim in this case.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and Sierra. This report is for the week of Dec. 18-24.
Reno police continue to investigate a shooting this afternoon in a building next to Renown Regional Medical Center.
Police say a victim died and the shooter, a male, is dead, his body found in the third floor of the medical building at 1500 E. 2nd Street. Two more are being treated for injuries.
Here's this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, northern California and the Sierra, including Lake Tahoe.
Your best bet, at least for now, is to stay off any ice until it is determined the ice is thick enough to hold human weight. Ice fishing reports should trickle in over the coming weeks. This report is for the week of Dec. 11-17.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Dec. 4.
Jason Richard Thrift identified as victim in Gardnerville fatal shooting, suspect to be arraigned WednesdaySubmitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 9:04am
A 33-year-old Gardnerville man, Jason Richard Thrift, has been identified as the victim of Monday's fatal shooting at a Gardnerville home, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
UPDATE: A 29-year-old Gardnerville woman was booked on a charge of open murder in the death of a man Monday morning. Nichole Christine Followill is being held without bail at this time, said Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Pat Brooks.
Information on the victim is being withheld until family is notified. As of Monday afternoon, Toler Lane remains closed from Mountain Court and Lampe Drive.
Two Carson City residents were arrested Monday and face felony drug possession charges after a 19-year-old friend of theirs overdosed on heroin in the middle of their living room floor.
Matthew Buscay, 19, and Jessie Radabaugh 18, each face a felony charge of possessing heroin and a misdemeanor charge of possessing drug paraphernalia. The 19-year-old man who overdosed was revived by paramedics and taken to the hospital.
An 81-year-old Gardnerville man faces a murder charge after he allegedly shot and killed his caretaker with a shotgun at his Fish Springs home on Thursday.
Melvin Norlund was being held without bail and booked on a charge of murder after shooting 51-year-old Catherine Mary Costanza of Concord, Calif, said Douglas County Sheriff's Sgt. Pat Brooks.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded at 1:20 p.m. Thursday to a call of a person shot in the 1300 block of Homestead Road. Deputies arrived on scene and found Costanza dead from an apparent gunshot wound, said Brooks.
Here is this week's fishing report of rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and southern Oregon. This report is for the week of Nov. 20-27. Many California mountain waterways are closed for the season but a few remain open for fishing.
A Carson City man has admitted to discharging a firearm into the air Thursday night in the 3400 block of South Carson Street. He faces two misdemeanor weapon charges.
According to the arrest report, deputies responded to the address at 8:45 p.m. after a report of a male shooting a firearm within a residential area.
Carson City Sheriff: Fight ends with gun shot fired into air, one arrested; victim transported via CareFlightSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 8:54pm
UPDATE: A 35-year-old man is in custody after a fight broke out Thursday night in an apartment in the 3400 block of South Carson Street. The male victim, 45, was not injured by the gunfire but was in need of medical attention, reports Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.
A medical helicopter was called and the victim transported to Renown Medical Center in Reno because of a non-gun related injury to his head. The incident was reported to dispatch at around 8:45 p.m.
A 44-year-old South Lake Tahoe man faces a felony stalking charge and gross misdemeanor charges of libel and two counts of intimidating a public officer.
Todd Christian Robben was transported Nov. 9, 11 a.m. from El Dorado County Jail to Carson City Jail on a Carson Township warrant. Robben had signed a waiver of extradition in Superior Court in the state of California, according to the arrest report.
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval this morning issued the following statement after learning of the shooting at Sparks Middle School. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports two are dead and two in critical condition in the shooting.
DAYTON, Nev. — Tyler Weworski of Carlsbad, Calif., fired a 4-under 68 in the final round to finish low qualifier by five shots at 14-under par 274 in the final round of Stage One Web.com Qualifying at Dayton Valley Golf Club.
Tony Finau of Lehi, Utah shot even par 72 to finish second at 9-under. John Catlin of Gold River, Calif., and Chris Gilman of Yorba Linda, Calif., finished in a tie for third at 8-under 280. Former Nevada Wolf Pack golfer Scott Smith also qualifies in 22nd spot at 1-over 289.
Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong will run for a fourth term as the capital city's top law enforcement officer, announcing his 2014 re-election intentions Tuesday.
In what Furlong described as three "politically quiet but challenging years," crime statistics have trended downward since the 2010 election, which is remarkable given Carson City's economic climate as it continues to deal with the effects of a deep, prolonged recession.
The deaths of two horses east of Carson City near Mound House is being investigated by the state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Agriculture reports one horse, which appeared to have been shot, was found dead Monday near Mound House in Lyon County.
Another horse, which appeared to have been shot with arrows and was near death, was found near the same area. The second horse was euthanized by a state agricultural enforcement officer.
Soldiers and Airmen of the Nevada Guard are set to participate in an informal memorial run/walk to commemorate the victims of the International House of Pancakes shooting on Sept. 6, 2011 in Carson City.
Have you ever thought about giving hunting a try? Well in the past if you wanted to try your hand at hunting you were required to take an eight hour hunter education course; purchase a hunting license and whatever stamps were necessary; figure out the correct gear you need for your hunt and then find someone to show you the ropes. It’s how hunting works in Nevada, but it does tend to scare off the casual observer who is not totally convinced that hunting is for them. That’s where the Apprentice Hunting License comes in.
A Gardnerville Ranchos man died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot Monday night following an argument with his wife whom he apparently shot in the leg before turning the gun on himself, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office reports.
David Woffinden, 37, died of a single shot to the chest, said Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Pat Brooks. The man's wife, Kimberly Woffinden, 34, was taken to Carson Valley Medical Center where she was treated for her injury. The incident was reported at around 9:40 p.m., at a home in the 1400 block of Angora Dive in Gardnerville Ranchos
Douglas County authorities have arrested a man wanted for a shooting that happened Thursday in Topaz Ranch Estates, said Sheriff Ron Pierini.
Gary Wilson, 44, was taken into custody at 3:45 p.m. Friday afternoon after turning himself into Douglas County Sheriff's Office authorities, according to a news release. He allegedly shot an unidentified person in the shoulder resulting in non-life threatening injuries.
With our current long daylight hours, extremely hot weather, fierce afternoon thunder boomers, high winds, low humidity, and bone-dry vegetation, you need to be aware of the ever-increasing fire danger surrounding us.
Our countryside is a disaster waiting to happen, and it would only take a moment of carelessness, sparks from target shooting, illegal fireworks, a hot vehicle muffler on a dirt road, an abandoned campfire or a tossed cigarette to create a roaring inferno.
Douglas County authorities are searching for a man after a shooting Thursday afternoon in the Topaz Ranch Estates area.
Gary Wilson, 44, is wanted after he allegedly shot an unidentified person in the shoulder. The injury to the victim is considered non life-threatening, according to a Douglas County Sheriff's Office news release. The shooting happened at around 2:15 p.m.
Wilson is considered armed and dangerous. He is a white male, approximately 5’10” and 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and no shirt.
With a heat wave developing throughout the region, the Carson City Fire Department has now implemented fire restrictions on city and privately owned lands within Carson City, according to the city's website.
Tinder-dry vegetation, lingering drought conditions, increasing daytime temperatures and several human-caused fires have prompted the Bureau of Land Management Carson City District Office, the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Nevada Division of Forestry’s to announce the implementation of fire restrictions today, Friday, June 28.
The aviation community soars again at the Carson City Airport this Saturday with its "Flight Plan for the Future" open house — a family favorite among airplane, aircraft and aerospace enthusiasts of all ages.
The annual free event runs from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Carson City Airport, 2600 College Parkway. More than 4,000 visitors attended in 2012, and this year’s open house promises plenty of excitement with dozens of aircraft on display and FREE plane rides for children 8-17 years of age.