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Fallon Doctor Raided by The Drug Enforcement Administration

The Drug Enforcement Administration served a search warrant Thursday to a Fallon doctor suspected of over-prescribing opioids. DEA agents raided the office of Dr. Gary Ridenour, an internist who was told by Walmart last year that the chain’s pharmacies would not fill his prescriptions for controlled


DEA executes search warrant on doctor’s office in Fallon

FALLON — Law enforcement officers from Northern Nevada executed a search warrant at a local doctor's office Thursday morning because of an ongoing investigation looking into overprescribed controlled substances.


Coroner rules Nevada prisoner’s death a suicide

The Clark County coroner’s office confirmed Friday that the death of an inmate in his prison cell this week was a suicide. Absalon Traylor was found dead about 4:10 p.m. Tuesday in his cell at Indian Springs’ Southern Desert Correctional Center. He cause of death was hanging, the coroner’s office sa


Assisted suicide bill set to come before Nevada lawmakers on Monday

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The debate over physician-assisted suicide is expected to return to the Nevada Legislature almost two years after the measure failed to become law. Lawmakers are scheduled to hear a bill on Monday that would allow terminal patients to kill themselves with medication prescri


Country music A-listers booking sleeply little Laughlin, Nevada

When it comes to country music, sleepy little Laughlin, Nev., is proving to be a big player. Tim McGraw, who performs there Feb. 23, is just one of the gems studding the community’s belt buckle.


UPDATE: Crews find body of missing skier at Heavenly Mountain Resort

Ski patrollers with the help of a search dog found the body of missing skier Brett Herrick at about 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Herrick, 62, from Seaside, California, was positively identified, according to Undersheriff Paul Howell.


Nevada’s 2 biggest gold producers may merge

Nevada’s two largest gold producers may merge, creating a global mining behemoth. ‘’Barrick Gold Corp. today confirmed that the company has reviewed the opportunity to merge with Newmont Mining Corp. in an all-share nil premium transaction. No decision has been taken at this time,’’ Barrick said in


FTDC Corporate office: Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Specialist

FTDC Corporate Office: Administrative AssistantHuman Resources Specialist. Apply on-site, HR office567 Rio Vista Dr. Fallon, NV Deadline: 2/18/19 @5pm. or contact HR (775) 423-6040. Visit www.FTDC.us for job duties and pay!


Nevada joins lawsuit against Trump border wall emergency

CARSON CITY — Nevada joined a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s move to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall he has promised since his presidential campaign, the attorney general’s office announced Monday.


State government offices in northern Nevada to open at 10 a.m.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- Governor Steve Sisolak has ordered a two-hour delay for all state government offices in northern Nevada due to icy conditions on Friday, Feb. 22.


Bitter cold closes Nevada schools; minus 19 near Elko

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Bitter cold blanketed most of northern Nevada a day after rare snow fell on Las Vegas, forcing the closure of some schools on Friday and delaying the opening of other schools and government offices.


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.


Blood donations low in Northern Nevada due to winter storms

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Due to the recent winter storms and snow throughout Northern Nevada, Vitalant lost at least 150 donations and eight blood drives were canceled or severely impacted.


Feds unveil opioid crackdown aimed at Nevada doctors

Medical professionals who illegally distribute opioids are no different than street drug dealers. At least that’s how they were described Thursday afternoon by federal officials, who announced preliminary results of Operation Hypocritical Oath, a multi-state effort to bust them.


Nevada County assault suspect awaits decision on competency

A Nevada County judge has shelved the case of a man accused of attacking his victim with an ax until a psychologist can pen a report on his competency to stand trial, attorneys said.


State of Nevada employees on 2-hour delay today

Under bright skies on Friday morning, State of Nevada employees are on a 2-hour delay. An email was sent out to employees at 7:30 this morning announcing the delay.


Push to ban forced human microchipping returns to Nevada Legislature

The push to ban forced human microchipping is back again after dying without a vote the last time lawmakers took up the debate. Assembly Bill 226, sponsored by Assemblyman Skip Daly, D-Reno, would prohibit requiring a person to have a microchip or other permanent identification marker implanted insi


Sen. Cory Booker to bring presidential campaign to Nevada on Sunday

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will make his first trip to Nevada on Sunday as a Democratic presidential candidate. Booker's campaign announced Thursday that he's planning to hold a "Conversation with Cory" in North Las Vegas to discuss his record and what he wants to accomplish.


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


Truckee girls, North Tahoe boys open postseason

The high school basketball regular season concluded last week amid game cancellations due to snow and cold weather. A pair of local teams will now look to heat things up at their respective Northern League tournaments this week, beginning with the first round of action on Thursday, Feb. 21.