VIDEO: Drone’s view of Burning Man 2014

Burning Man aerial. Image; Wikipedia Commons.

Drone’s view of Burning Man 2014 from Eric Cheng. Aerial footage of Burning Man 2014. Shot with DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter, Zenmuse H3-3D gimbal, GoPro HERO 3+ Black, with DJI Lightbridge and Lilliput monitor as FPV and livestreaming solution. Some of this footage was streamed live to Burning Man’s Ustream live webcast during the event. If you’re interested […]

Detectives charge man with more counts of sexual assault, lewdness with child under age 14

David Alan Foster

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested David Alan Foster on Thursday, September 4, 2014 on one count of Sexual Assault with a Child Under 14 and three counts of Lewdness with a Child Under 14. Foster was previously arrested on April 2, 2014 and charged with two counts of Sexual Assault against a Child Under […]

The University’s featured events for Saturday, Sept. 6 – Friday, Sept. 12

iLeadNevada Conference – Saturday, Sept. 6 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Joe Crowley Student Union University of Nevada, Reno students convene to explore facets of leadership, engagement in University life and service to the campus and beyond. Keynote speaker is Dolores Huerta, an Honorary Nevada Alumna, co-founder of the United Farmers Workers and recipient of the U.S. Medal of […]

RTC: Tentative agreement reached between Teamsters Local 533 and MV Transportation


Drivers, mechanics and dispatchers for RTC RIDE and their employer, MV Transportation, have reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement. This ensures there will be no disruptions in service for RTC transit services. RTC was not a party to the negotiations, which have been assisted by a federal mediator. The next step is for union members […]

Living With Fire awarded five-year grant from Bureau of Land Management

Ed Smith talks about treating the land around you home to avoid fire lose.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Living With Fire Program received $495,000 from the Nevada Bureau of Land Management to continue and enhance the current success of the program.   “Living With Fire provides good services to the state and nationally with prevention and materials for defensible space,” Rex McKnight, state fire management officer with the […]

Fire Department releases details about flash fire at Discovery


Yesterday afternoon, Reno Fire Department crews received a call about a possible explosion at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum in downtown Reno. It was later determined that the incident, which injured 13 people, was not an explosion; rather it was a flash fire. Reno Fire Department officials have determined that the cause of […]

PetSmart hosts pet food drive for St. Vincent’s

catholic charities

Three PetSmart store locations in Northern Nevada are hosting a pet food drive for St. Vincent’s Food Pantry during the week of September 8th through 14th, 2014. The stores located on MaeAnne Avenue, South Virginia Street, and Los Altos Parkway are all participating. Shoppers who visit the stores can purchase dog or cat food when […]

VIDEO: Tesla, Governor Sandoval press conference


Watch today’s press conference below about the Tesla setting up a factory outside of Reno. The conference starts at about 1:09.

Man in custody after sexual assault, stabbing

Donald Earl SCHMITZ

On September 3, 2014 at approximately 1637 Officers responded to a Reno Motel located at 1435 E 4th street on the report of a disturbance. Upon the arrival of officer they found a male and a female subject who had both sustained stab wounds. The subjects were transported to Renown where they underwent treatment for […]

UNR signs agreement with Australian drone company (watch video)

Flirtey - Matt Sweeny 1

Australian-designed commercial UAVs are winging their way to the United States for high-tech testing at the University of Nevada, Reno as part of a new research and development partnership with a commercial delivery, unmanned-aerial-vehicle start-up company. The company, Flirtey, conducted successful fully automated drone textbook-delivery tests in Sydney, Australia earlier in the year. “Flirtey is […]

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