Peggy Santoro, RGJ.com

Peggy Santoro

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Reno, NV, United States

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RGJ takes home 6 first-place wins at Nevada Press Association contest

The Reno Gazette Journal took home six first-place finishes in the annual Nevada Press Association journalism contest, announced Saturday in Las Vegas. → Read More

Stockton man convicted of December murder in downtown Reno

Ladonn Lee was convicted of killing Taylor Dickins of Reno on Dec. 6, 2021, during a drug deal. → Read More

RGJ releases 2022 newsroom diversity figures

For the Reno Gazette-Journal to succeed, we must have an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees are valued and feel empowered. → Read More

Heather Renner of Reno crowned Miss Nevada

Renner says that, as an LGBTQ woman, she hopes to change the perception of the pageant's contestants. → Read More

16-year-old killed in rollover crash in Southwest Reno

The driver was taken to Renown after a single-vehicle crash. He died Friday morning, police said. → Read More

Nevada nonprofits can apply for grants from Gannett Foundation's A Community Thrives

The application period for the annual A Community Thrives grant program opens June 1. The program has awarded more than $2 million to nonprofits nationwide. → Read More

Man lying on East Second Street in Reno struck and killed

Reno police say the driver is cooperating and speed, impairment do not appear to be factors in the incident. → Read More

Tamarack Fire: Topaz Ranch Estates, Topaz Lake area residents asked to evacuate

The fire has consumed more than 43,000 acres and is burning in south Douglas County, with voluntary evacuations. → Read More

Campfires, wood-fueled barbecues, fire pits banned until further notice in Washoe County

Propane, electric or pellet-fueled barbecues are allowed. All others banned due to extreme fire danger. → Read More

Timeline: Tracking the story of COVID-19 in Nevada

From the first case in March 2020 to expansion of the vaccine a year later, Washoe County residents saw a year of unprecedented upheaval. → Read More

Nevada reports 2,135 additional COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths on first day of 2021

Statewide, the totals increased to 227,046 cases and 3,146 deaths since the pandemic began → Read More

Northern Nevada's first baby of the year: Oli Amelia

Baby Oli joined her two siblings and parents Jessa Mae and Oliver at 3:59 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1. → Read More

Update: Evacuations lifted in Foothill fire near Mottsville

Douglas County called for voluntary evacuations as a fire west of Gardnerville burns in the Foothill area near Mottsville. → Read More

Wildfire above Chimney Beach at Lake Tahoe closes Hwy. 28

Wildfire above Chimney Beach at Lake Tahoe closes Hwy 28 → Read More

President Trump to make campaign stop in Reno on Saturday

The president will stop in Reno at the airport as part of his Great American Comeback events. → Read More

NWS issues Red Flag Warning, dust advisory for Northern Nevada

Outdoor activities that could spark a fire are discouraged as winds, low humidity make conditions especially fire-friendly → Read More

COVID shuts down Carson City school buses until at least Sept. 15; students must arrange transportation

Students must have other arrangements to get to school; those that don't can go full distance learning → Read More

Wooster and Hug High School announce suspected COVID-19 case

Hug High School also announced suspected case earlier today → Read More

Follow live updates: Several hundred police supporters gather in Minden

This is a breaking news story and will be updated throughout the day. Sheriff Dan Coverley addressed a crowd of about 400 supporters Saturday morning, many of them chanting “Stand with Dan” and holding American flags and “Gods and Guns” protest signs. “I love this community and my focus has and always will be on protecting it," Coverley said in front of the sheriff's office. “We understand… → Read More

Police seek help finding missing elderly man

Rodney Brooks suffers from dementia and has not been seen since Thursday evening. → Read More