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Elko County Seeks More Information on Idaho Man Charged with Sex Abuse

ELKO, Nevada (KLIX)-The recent arrest of an Idaho man on sex abuse charges who once lived in northeastern Nevada has a authorities there looking for more information on the suspect.


Lady Spartans face Lowry in semifinal

RENO – The Lady Spartans now know who they will face in the Division 3A North semifinal round. Following a 43-42 victory Thursday over No. 6 Elko, No. 3 Lowry will play No. 2 Spring Creek at 3 p.m. Friday, the winner advancing to the regional championship and the state tournament.


NDF reseeding land damaged by Elko wildfire

ELKO – Nevada Division of Forestry is aerial seeding private land along the east side of Elko following a major wildfire last summer. The Silver State Fire burned more than 3,700 acres near homes along Last Chance Road. NDF Helitack is seeding 210 acres with Siberian wheatgrass and forage kochia in


Idaho child sex assault investigation spreads to Elko, Spring Creek

ELKO – An Idaho man’s alleged admission of molesting children for decades has extended to Elko County because he lived here from roughly 1996 to 2003. Mac William Henderson, 58, was arrested Dec. 15 by police in Caldwell, Idaho, on two felony charges of lewd conduct with a child under the age of 16.


Two dead after small plane crash in Nevada

WHITE PINE COUNTY, Nevada — The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office in Ely, Nevada received a call on February 16 about a plane crash. Deputies responded to the area of the crash, north of Ely, where the discovered the wreckage of a small plane and the remains of two people.


Who wants it to snow every day next week?

ELKO – The National Weather Service is predicting a break in the snow – at least for two days – before scattered snow showers return on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.


Making and collecting history: Veterans oral history project begins

ELKO -- Are you an eyewitness to history in the making? For those who served in the United States military during an American war or conflict there is a way to have those memories recorded and archived for future generations.


Nevada Highway Patrol trooper barely avoids being hit by suspected impaired driver, video shows

Dashcam footage showed a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper narrowly avoid getting hit by a suspected impaired driver Saturday in the Las Vegas Valley. Adam Whitmarsh, the trooper, pulled over a black vehicle on U.S. Highway 95 for allegedly speeding when the incident occurred, the Las Vegas Review-Journ


Nevada lawmakers hear bill on pre-hiring marijuana testing

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are hearing a bill that would make it illegal for employers to disqualify a job candidate because marijuana showed up in their drug screening.


Weather, traffic closes several southbound routes in Nevada

The Nevada Department of Transportation has closed southbound Interstate 11/U.S. Highway 93 from Boulder City to Kingman, Arizona. Heavy snowfall and a 22-mile vehicle backup are the cause for the closure, which begins at mile marker 2 in Boulder City.


Nevada part of effort targeting illegal dispensing of drugs

Nevada law enforcement officials on Thursday issued search warrants for five medical professionals suspected of illegally prescribing and dispensing opioids. Officials announced the search warrants — issued as part of federal and state agencies’ Operation Hypocritical Oath — at the Drug Enforcement


Snow in Las Vegas: Winter weather brings rare snowfall to Nevada for second time in a week

For the second time in a week it snowed in the Las Vegas area. A winter storm moving through the Southwest on Wednesday drew down temperatures and sparked precipitation.


Snow prompts closure of Southern Nevada interstates

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Snow in the region has prompted the closure of two area interstates. The Nevada Department of Transportation has closed both I-15 South at Primm and I-11 South to Kingman, Arizona, according to NDOT news releases.


Florida Woman Suspected of Murdering Her Child In Las Vegas is Back in Nevada

A Florida woman suspected of murdering her child in North Las Vegas in 1986, is back in southern Nevada, and is expected to appear in court (Thursday). 60 year old Amy Elizabeth Fleming and her then Fiancee Lee Luster, say the three year old disappeared at a swap meet, while they were facing child a


Harry Reid says he won’t make 2020 endorsement until after Nevada caucus

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that he will not endorse a candidate in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary until after the Nevada caucus. Reid made the comments in an interview with the Nevada Independent about Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hiring three of Reid's


Dust Devils and More: An Elko Journal, Part IV

Editor’s Note: In the last week of January, Jay Nordlinger attended the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev. Here are the first three parts of his journal: I, II, and III. The journal concludes today.


Snow, slick roads and accidents in northeastern Nevada

ELKO – Another snowstorm blew into northeastern Nevada early Wednesday, creating adverse driving conditions on most local highways. Two crashes were reported early Wednesday morning on Interstate 80 near Crescent Valley. Traffic delays were possible at about 5:30 a.m. after an injury accident at mil


Nevada County authorities ID fatal stabbing victim

Authorities have ruled the stabbing death of a Nevada City man was a suicide. Joseph Cummings, 56, died early Sunday of a self-inflicted stab wound to the neck. The investigation is closed and no one will face charges, said Mike Sullivan, chief deputy coroner.


Some $97 million for Nevada military projects could go for border wall

Military construction projects in Nevada worth nearly $97 million are among those that could be impacted by President Donald Trump’s plan to pull money from the Defense Department to help build a southern border wall, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office said.


Law would alter Nevada financial disclosure, lobbyist rules

CARSON CITY — A measure billed as a clean-up and clarification to existing financial disclosure law regarding lobbyist gifts to lawmakers got its initial hearing before an Assembly committee Thursday.