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  1. Nevada News MinuteRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | KTVN Reno

    A state official told lawmakers that a not-for-profit contractor operating a secure youth facility for 50 boys in North Las Vegas is facing $5,000-a-day fines after multiple concerns were identified in an operational review. The chief of Division of Child and Family Services says the state can also terminate its contract with Rite of Passage-Red Rock Academy if conditions don't improve.

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  2. Second Inmate Gets Parole in 1998 Nevada Slaying CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | KTVN Reno

    A Nevada man imprisoned for more than 13 years for a second-degree murder conviction has been granted parole in the case just days after a co-defendant who won his death-penalty appeal took a plea deal. The Elko Daily Free Press reports that 55-year-old James T. Mendenhall was granted parole effective Oct. 1 in the 1998 murder of Donald "Lobo" Brown in Elko.

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  3. Ex-NV death row inmate accepts plea dealRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | KTVN Reno

    A former Nevada death row inmate has accepted a plea deal after his earlier first-degree murder conviction was overturned on appeal. Kelly Rhyne of Elko pleaded guilty this week in Elko District Court to a lesser offense of second-degree murder.

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  4. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | KTVN Reno

    "Schizophrenia, severe depression, severe anxiety, people who have suicidal thoughtsa " Mental health issues are a problem for some in the Silver State - and Behavioral Health Services at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center treats many of them. Now they are going to get more money to help cover the costs.

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  5. Feds award police funds to North Las Vegas, ElkoRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | KTVN Reno

    Federal authorities are awarding more than $2 million in grants to police and sheriffs in two Nevada communities to recruit new officers. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden announced Tuesday that North Las Vegas will receive $1.6 million from the Justice Department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to hire 13 police officers.

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  6. Elko Man Sentenced to Boot Camp in Animal Mutilation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | KTVN Reno

    A 21-year-old Elko man who pleaded guilty to attempted animal mutilation after he admitted hacking a cat to death with a sword has been ordered to spend six months at a boot camp in southern Nevada. Police say Rory White was keeping one of the cat's eyes in a jar at his home when they arrested him for killing the orange-and-white feline in July 2012.

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  7. Deputies: Pipe Bomb Found Near Railroad Tracks in ElkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KTVN Reno

    Elko Police are investigating after a man found a pipe bomb along the railroad tracks earlier this week. Police safely destroyed the device which contained gunpowder but no ignition trigger, but they are still questioning the unidentified man who found it.

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  8. 5 Cows Killed, 17 More Shot Near ElkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KTVN Reno

    Elko County sheriff's deputies are investigating the killing of five cows and shooting of more than a dozen others in the mountains northwest of Elko. Undersheriff Clair Morris told the Elko Daily Free Press that ranch hands discovered 22 cows with gunshot wounds late Monday afternoon near Swales Mountain.

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  9. Deputies: Pipe Bomb Found Near Railroad Tracks in ElkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KTVN Reno

    Elko Police are investigating after a man found a pipe bomb along the railroad tracks Thursday afternoon. Police safely destroyed the device which contained gunpowder but no ignition trigger, but they are still questioning the unidentified man who found it.

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  10. Small Plane Crashes Near Elko Airport, Pilot OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KTVN Reno

    Authorities say a pilot from Arizona escaped serious injury when the small plane he was flying crashed in gusty winds while landing at Elko Regional Airport. Airport Security Manager Rick Hofheins tells the Elko Daily Free Press that pilot Scott Stewart of Tucson was alone in the single-engine Cirrus Aircraft.

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  11. Elko sheriff denies allegations in jailhouse suitRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    Elko County Sheriff Jim Pitts says an internal investigation into a former county jail inmate's claims that he was nearly beaten to death by three other inmates in 2012 determined that the accuser was the perpetrator, not the victim of the jailhouse fight. Pitts also denies allegations in the inmate's lawsuit against the county that sheriff's officials tampered with the jail surveillance tape so as to try to cover up the alleged beating.

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  12. Elko jailers accused of allowing beating of inmateRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    A former Elko County jail inmate is seeking more than $50,000 in damages in a federal lawsuit accusing jail guards of idly standing by while three other inmates nearly beat him to death. The lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court in Reno also accuses sheriff's officials of tampering with the jail surveillance tape so as to try to cover up the alleged beating of Ryan Fosmo on Sept.

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  13. Management at Fault in Miner's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    Federal mine safety regulators say mine managers are to blame in the death of a worker at an Elko County gold mine because they didn't ensure the workplace was free of dangerous clutter and allowed the miner to work alone. A U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration report published Monday said Klondex Midas Operations would be cited.

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  14. Nine Traps Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Gerlach AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    From the Washoe County Health District: The Washoe County Health District confirms that mosquitoes caught in nine traps set in the Gerlach area in northern Washoe County have tested positive for West Nile Virus , the second positive identification of WNV in Washoe County in 2014.

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  15. Commission adopts fracking regulations for NevadaRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    A state panel has approved regulations guiding oil and gas exploration companies' use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in Nevada.

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  16. Things 2 Do This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    We've got a long list of Things 2 Do this weekend! From horse races to a coin show and Greek Festival.

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  17. Bundy to Speak at Elko Tea Party Event Sept. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    Elko Tea Party leaders say southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy will speak in Elko next month at a fundraiser and rally they're co-hosting with the Nevada Committee for Full Statehood.

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  18. BLM Urges Caution When Traveling on Public Lands Near ElkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    From the Bureau of Land Management: The Bureau of Land Management , Elko District Office is urging the public to take extra caution when traveling on public lands due to the recent storms that have brought heavy rains to the area. 1 comment

  19. Judge recalls Vegas-area youths from Elko facilityRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    A judge in Las Vegas has responded to complaints about how staff members use restraints on detainees at a state youth facility in Elko with an order to return boys being held under Clark County authority.

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  20. BLM Approves Oil Exploration in Huntington ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    The Bureau of Land Management, Elko District, Tuscarora Field Office signed a Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact on Noble Energy's proposal to conduct oil and gas exploration drilling in the Huntington Valley area, south of Elko near Jiggs, as part of Noble's oil and gas lease.

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