Eleven wild horses have died in the first 10 days of a big mustang roundup in Nevada. A Las Vegas congresswoman says the series of tragedies since July 9 underscores the urgent need to outlaw the use of helicopters to capture the animals.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A former Nevada bank teller who pleaded no contest to exploitation of an older person has been sentenced to jail and ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution after police say she spent the victim’s money on things for herself, including sex toys, dog toys, Halloween costumes and shoes
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Police in rural northeast Nevada are looking for an arson suspect or suspects in connection with a break-in at a Mormon church in Elko where two fires were intentionally set over the weekend.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko man has been sentenced to four-to-17 years in prison for killing a man and badly wounding a woman in a shooting at a trailer park in northeast Nevada two years ago.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A citizen’s group that works with the Nevada Department of Wildlife is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a suspected deer poaching case in northeast Nevada.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko County sheriff’s deputy has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting and battering a woman in 2020 and a judge declared a mistrial on additional sexual assault and drug charges tied to earlier incidents.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 20-year-old Elko County man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a Spring Creek teenager two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 20 years.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko County jury has found a 20-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder and sexual assault with a deadly weapon in the death of a Spring Creek teenager two years ago.
EUREKA, Nev. (AP) — A 58-year-old homicide suspect who was the subject of a manhunt in a rural area along Interstate 80 in northern Nevada has been located and was no longer at large, a sheriff said Wednesday.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 34-year-old worker died in an accident at a northern Nevada gold mine last month when the truck she was driving plunged about 60 feet (18 meters) to the floor of the underground mine, federal safety officials said in a preliminary report.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An employee at a mine in northern Nevada was killed in an equipment accident, the Elko Daily Free Press reported.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A winter storm warning has been issued for southeast Nevada and the mountains west of Las Vegas through Friday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.