LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has thrown out the conviction of a Black man who was found guilty in Elko of attempted murder and other violent felonies, ruling that his jury was tainted by “harmful racial stereotypes” during pretrial questioning by his defense attorney.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A winter storm warning has been issued for southeast Nevada and the mountains west of Las Vegas through Friday afternoon. And a winter weather advisory runs through 10 p.m. Friday in parts of east-central and northeast Nevada, where overnight lows could drop into the negative teens by early Saturday.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The body of a possible homicide victim found in a rural area northeast of Elko has been identified as an Elko woman, the Elko County Sheriff's Office said.
The body found by a hunter in the Coal Mine Canyon area about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northeast of Elko on Oct.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an apparent homicide in northeast Nevada after a hunter found a decomposing body in a remote area in northeast of Elko.
Detectives identified the victim as a female after they were called to the scene in Coal Mine Canyon about 20 miles (32.19 kilometers) northeast of Elko at about 10 :30 a.m.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A felon who severed several years in prison for a 2010 shooting at a Las Vegas park has been arrested in Montana as a suspect in an attack this summer on a California couple who was beaten and robbed of $25,000 in jewelry at a convenience store in Elko.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) —
An Elko County woman agreed to a plea bargain deal that will keep her out of jail in the death of a 65-year-old woman struck and killed by a car at a gas station in Elko last year near Interstate 80.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko County woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of her adult daughter after prosecutors say she “snapped” and strangled the 24-year-old with autism because of pent up emotional stress from serving as her primary caregiver for decades.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The first Nevada marijuana store on the Idaho border has been cleared to open in the rural Elko County town of Jackpot.
Despite opposition from county commissioners in Idaho, the Elko County Commission unanimously approved a business license for the Thrive Cannabis Marketplace this week after authorities confirmed dispensary workers had passed background checks, the Elko Daily Free Press reported.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A hospital in rural northeastern Nevada is pleading with residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and to take other precautions to help slow the spread of the coronavirus to “keep our healthcare system from being overrun."
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials are asking BASE jumpers to find safer locations to engage in the extreme sport than a northern Nevada canyon where a second man wearing a wingsuit has died after jumping from the same spot in recent months.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The largest school district in northeast Nevada is requiring students to wear face coverings at most of its campuses, now that they are dealing with outbreaks of COVID-19.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A former northeast Nevada schools superintendent who retired in 2018 has been rehired as interim head of a district where the former top administrator abruptly resigned in June and five of seven school trustees stepped down in August.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rumbled Tuesday in a remote area of northeast Nevada, where officials said they had no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor struck about 10:20 a.m.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Dense smoke from massive wildfires burning in neighboring California created hazardous air quality in the Reno-Tahoe area on Monday, canceling flights and forcing the closure of schools, parks and popular summer beaches.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 39-year-old Elko man accused of trying to strangle his wife has been taken into custody on a domestic-related charge for the eighth time in a little over a year.
Cody Martin of Elko was arrested in Carlin at around 5:50 a.m.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Lawmakers in a rural northeast Nevada county have voted not to comply with a mask mandate that the governor reimposed to stem the spread of an aggressive coronavirus variant.
A crowded audience applauded the Elko County Commission vote on Wednesday to resist face coverings, the Elko Daily Free Press reported.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 51-year-old Elko man has been arrested in the fatal shooting at his home this week of a man he reportedly knew.
Joshua Melton was being held in the Elko County Jail on Thursday without bail in the death of 37-year-old Edward Gilbreath.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko city councilman has died from COVID-19.
William Hance, 55, tested positive for the coronavirus and died at a lodge in Lowman, Idaho on Wednesday, Boise County Chief Deputy Coroner Mike Johnson told the Elko Daily Free Press. He was elected to the council in 2018.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Temperature records continue to tumble across all corners of the state with one more scorching day forecast in Nevada on Tuesday before the heat is expected to begin to subside.
Elko tied a record that stood for more than century Monday when the 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 Celsius) at Elko Airport equaled the old mark set in 1917.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Record heat is persisting across Nevada — from Las Vegas to Lake Tahoe and Elko — along with record rainfall in southern Nevada, where more thunderstorms were in the forecast.
In Reno, the high has topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) 13 times so far this year, nearly twice as many times as any previous stretch on record at this point in July, the National Weather Service said.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 43-year-old Elko man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after police say he fired a gunshot at his wife as she fled a domestic dispute.
Police responded to a residence on the city’s south side at about 11 p.m.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, a Republican who lost his reelection in 2018, is testing out a potential run for Nevada governor next year, speaking to rural Republicans at two events this month alongside announced candidates.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Rural Nevada residents and local law enforcement last weekend celebrated decisions by two county commissions to become members of a group that believes sheriffs have the final say on any given law's constitutionality.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A nearly decade-long effort has resulted in a Veterans Administration commitment to build a new National Veterans Cemetery in northeast Nevada, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said Thursday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The state Department of Transportation and a private transit operator are launching new bus service to connect rural and urban areas in Nevada, including a daily round-trip route from Reno to Las Vegas with several stops in smaller towns along the way...
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the death of a baby in Elko, according to authorities...
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Elko County Sheriff’s Office has identified the snowmobiler who was killed in an avalanche in the Ruby Mountains over the weekend as a 19-year-old Spring Creek man...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is in the final stretch of a 44-city blitz for the midterm elections, but the America he's glimpsed from the airport arrivals and his armored limousine is hardly a reflection of the nation as a whole...
ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will exit a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the former Soviet Union, saying that Russia is violating the pact and it's preventing the U...
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Campaigning on opposite sides of a pivotal Senate race, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appealed to party loyalists in Nevada as early voting began Saturday in the state...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Destruction of sage grouse habitat by a series of large wildfires has prompted a ban on hunting for the game bird this fall across a stretch of Nevada that is nearly twice as big as the state of Delaware...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Madeleine Pickens wanted the African-American chef she recruited from the country club she owns in Southern California to cook "black people food" — not "white people food" — at her rural Nevada dude ranch and wild horse sanctuary, according to a federal lawsuit accusing her of racial discrimination...
A former Richmond paramedic and firefighter was among the victims of a fiery medical plane crash in Elko, Nevada, last week.
An air-ambulance plane taking a heart-disease patient to a Utah hospital crashed in a parking lot in northern Nevada, killing all four people aboard and sending up explosions and flames.