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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Reno.

Friday
Aug292014

Woman Dies at Burning Man Festival

(LAS VEGAS) -- A woman has died at this year's Burning Man, a week long art festival in the Nevada desert.

Authorities say 29-year-old Alicia Louise Cipicchio, from Jackson, Wyoming, fell under a bus early Thursday morning and was killed.

Organizers say this is the first death at the festival in seven years.

The festival, which takes place in the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada, will continue as planned.

Cipicchio's death remains under investigation.


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Thursday
Aug282014

Sparks Police Investigating Reported Shooting

(SPARKS, Nev.) -- Authorities in Sparks are investigating a reported shooting Monday evening.

The Sparks Police Department reports that shots were fired at about 7:50 p.m. on the 1000 block of G Street.

Two men were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect's car may be light green, possibly a Ford Focus.

 The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call the Sparks Police.


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Wednesday
Aug272014

Officials Make Second Arrest in Sun Valley Attempted Murder Case

(RENO, Nev.) -- Washoe County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a second suspect believed to be involved in a Sun Valley attempted murder.

Brian Christopher Healy, of Reno, was charged Tuesday with attempted murder and battery with a deadly weapon for his alleged role in the July 22 incident.

A victim told deputies he had been attacked with rocks by two suspects in the area of Sun Valley Boulevard and Sidehill Drive.

Cory Hicks was arrested shortly after the alleged crime, while Healy allegedly fled the scene.

Healy is being held at the Washoe County Detention Facility. An investigation is ongoing.


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Tuesday
Aug262014

Police Investigating Inmate Death

(RENO, N.V.) -- Police are searching for answers after an inmate was found dead at the Washoe County Detention Facility.

Detectives from the Washoe County Sheriff's Office say the inmate, a woman in her mid-thirties, was found in her cell, early Sunday morning.

Police have not yet released the identity of the woman and the Washoe County Medical Examiner's office will determine the cause of death.


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Monday
Aug252014

Reno Man Wanted for Battery, Eluding Police

(SPARKS, Nev.) -- A 24-year-old Reno man is wanted for battery and eluding the police.

The Sparks Police Department reports that Jordan Phelps was allegedly following his ex-girlfriend on Friday when he tried to run her car off the road.

Authorities tried to apprehend him, but Phelps fled from police on foot. He remains at-large.


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