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Niners fan sought in connection with Best Buy theft

Douglas authorities would like to find out who allegedly stole from the Best Buy in Carson Valley Plaza

Man sent to prison in domestic battery

A man with a history of domestic battery convictions was sentenced to 2-5 years in prison on Monday.

Men connected to school cancellation free on bail, again

A man sporting a sidearm when he allegedly harassed a deputy and his wife at a Gardnerville grocery store, wasn’t supposed to have firearms.

New DNA tests authorized in Bodden murder case

Federal public defenders have received authorization to conduct new DNA tests on hair samples in a 15-year-old murder case.

Man faces up to 60 years for sex with teenager

A former Carson Valley man is facing up to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty on Tuesday to blackmailing a 15-year-old girl into sex.

Man jailed for failing to yield to protesters in crosswalk

Man convicted for driving pickup through crowd of protesters

Sentencings delayed in trailhead vehicle burglaries

Sentencing was delayed for two people who admitted burglarizing a half-dozen vehicles last May at trailheads in Lake Tahoe and Jacks Valley.

11 ounces of meth sized in Thursday arrests

Three people were arrested with more than 300 grams of methamphetamine in two separate arrests on Thursday

Authorities identify man killed in reported Topaz Ranch Estates home invasion

David Francis was identified Friday as the man killed on May 4 in Topaz Ranch Estates

Man faces felony burglary charge in Ranchos shooting

Man shot in home invasion due in court on Friday

Reno man arrested in felony DUI

A Reno man could face up to 15 years in prison after he was arrested Saturday for a second felony instance of driving under the influence.

Serial wife beater gets eight years in prison

A wrap-up of District Court action from May 3-4

Scammers back to faking kidnappings to trick marks

Of all the obnoxious scams perpetrated over the phone, the fake kidnapped child is one of the worst.

One intruder injured, another dead in unrelated shootings over consecutive mornings

Douglas County deputies and East Fork medics are on scene of a shooting on Topaz Ranch Drive this morning.