Mark Robison,

Mark Robison

Reno, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Mark:

Sex predators expected for 2024 Super Bowl in Las Vegas

The daylong 2023 Nevada Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Summit also looked at flaws in state laws that help sexual predators. → Read More

Trafficking survivor tells why she doesn't like phrase 'sex work'

"If I'm approached by an 80-year-old man with $1,000 and I'm homeless, it's not a choice – it's survival," Kayla Smith says. → Read More

Dog from attack at Grand Sierra Resort impounded for quarantine; woman still sought

Bandit is reported to have caused serious, non-life-threatening injuries causing hospitalization to a male. Bandit's legal owner is also sought. → Read More

Reno police at full staff, but city says more are needed

All budgeted positions for sworn officers filled – yet the number is significantly fewer than 15 years ago even as the population has soared. → Read More

Woman, dog sought in attack at Grand Sierra Resort

Heather Brashear is a white female in her 30s, possibly homeless, according to Washoe County. Bandit is described as a tan and white pitbull mix. → Read More

Ask the RGJ: Why is I-580 at Moana so rough? It's overdue for repair

NDOT plans to fix I-580 from Peckham Lane to Mill Street, including the section at Moana Lane, this summer. → Read More

Reno police seek driver who hit man allegedly lying illegally in roadway

Police and emergency personnel were called to the seen about 1:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Mill Street and Kirman Avenue. → Read More

Commissioner Mike Clark says he felt 'discriminated against' over MLK invitation

"I didn't hear about it until after the event was over," Clark said at a county meeting. "I felt like, in this case, I was discriminated against.” → Read More

Arrest made in fatal Sparks hit and run

Vincent Joseph Hoff was arrested Tuesday in the case of a hit-and-run that killed a woman in a crosswalk at Prater and Probasco. → Read More

Bodycam footage shows shootout with Reno police at apartment complex

The Jan. 8 shootout at an apartment complex off Fourth Street left a suspect and officer wounded and another suspect dead. → Read More

Judge grants subpoenas to find who's behind secret device that tracked Reno Mayor Schieve

Reno Mayor Schieve filed a civil suit last month against David McNeely, his private investigation firm and unknown people or entities who hired them. → Read More

Sparks manager to pick fire chief next week from 3 finalists

City Manager Neil Krutz anticipates selecting the next chief at the completion of an in-person one-day process Wednesday. → Read More

Attorney of ex-Sparks fire chief sends city $441,000 demand letter

Mark Lawson's attorney says he's owed compensation for reputational damage, attorney fees and severance. Four drug charges against Lawson are pending. → Read More

Woman arrested in New Year's Day murder investigation; bystander sought

Police seek a bystander who may have witnessed the fight that led to a woman's death in Sparks. → Read More

2nd arrest made in Sparks acquaintance kidnapping/carjacking case

The original case stems from a Nov. 9 incident when Helen Holguin and Brent Martin reportedly got into a vehicle of people known to them with a gun. → Read More

Sparks police: Burglary suspect deploys pepper-spray, baton against detectives

Jason Pierce was finally taken into custody Tuesday evening after multiple vehicle pursuits over several weeks, police said. → Read More

Police: Woman killed in hit-and-run at Sparks crosswalk

The woman was crossing just after 6 a.m. Tuesday at Prater and Probasco with crosswalk lights flashing. → Read More

Q&A with new Reno police chief Kathryn Nance: Violent people will be top priority

Kathryn Nance talks about downtown safety, homelessness, mental health and implicit bias in a Q&A with the RGJ. → Read More

Acting Sparks fire chief postpones retirement while top job in legal limbo

Mark Lawson's request to be reinstated while facing felony drug charges has put efforts to find a new fire chief in flux. → Read More

Ask the RGJ: Why is there trash along Interstate 80? One big reason: NDOT staff shortage

NDOT has a 70% vacancy rate in its road crew for I-80 from the California border to east of Sparks. And trash blows out of vehicles going to the dump. → Read More