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Armed robbery suspect arrested after fleeing from law enforcement in northern Nevada

CHURCHILL COUNTY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — An armed robbery suspect who fled from officials was arrested after he fled from Nevada Highway Patrol troopers on Monday morning. On August 2 around 6:30 a.m., NHP troopers attempted to stop a silver 2019 Kia Sorento traveling 84 mph in a 55-mph zone on US-95 near Churchill County mile marker 23. The vehicle matched the description from an armed robbery that occurred thirty minutes earlier in Hawthorne and had been confirmed as stolen out of Las Vegas.
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Hospitalizations in Nevada break last summer's record

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Nevada this past week broke last summer’s record as the state deals with a surge of COVID-19 cases. The state data showed on Tuesday there were 1,215 confirmed and suspected hospitalizations for the coronavirus. The highest number of hospitalizations last summer occurred at the end of July...
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Nevada GOP gripped by civil war after far right Proud Boys attempt "takeover"

Pro-Trump protesters and Proud Boys march in front of the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Jon Cherry/Getty Images) There is a civil war brewing within the Republican Party in Nevada. According to The Las Vegas Sun, tensions began to rise when members of the Clark County Republican Party (CCRP) expressed concern about the state party's director Michael McDonald who is accused of recruiting members of the far-right group The Proud Boys to run for public office.
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Nevada man dies during jumping stunt from California bridge

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified an experienced cliff and bridge jumper from Nevada as the 23-year-old man who died after he jumped off a bridge in Northern California while friends were filming the stunt last week. The Shasta County sheriff's office says Don Taylor Gorum of Sparks was...
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California Woman Who Allegedly Strangled 7-Year-Old Special Needs Son for 15 Minutes Before Dumping His Body in the Desert Indicted for Murder in Nevada

A California woman suspected of brutally killing her 7-year-old special needs son earlier this year has been formally indicted for murder by a grand jury in Clark County, Nevada. Samantha Moreno Rodriguez, 35, was arrested by the FBI following a nationwide search in early June after going on the lam...
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Gov. Sisolak kicks off Nevada Recovers Listening Tour

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Gov. Steve Sisolak kicked off the Nevada Recovers Listening Tour from east Las Vegas on Tuesday. The listening tour is a 75-day long event where the Governor will visit with Nevadans and hear their input on how to best use funds from the American Rescue Plan.
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CDC extends eviction moratorium impacting 12 Nevada counties

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today extended the eviction moratorium through Oct. 3, but limited the action to counties experiencing substantial to high levels of COVID-19 transmission. Nevada Health Response said 12 of Nevada’s 17 counties meet that criteria, including Washoe County. The federal ban on evictions during...

Nevada congressional lawmakers welcome new CDC eviction ban

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday it is banning evictions in areas ​with “substantial or high levels of community transmission” of COVID-19​ for 60 days, heeding the calls of lawmakers, including Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV), who backed extending a national moratorium. “Southern Nevadans are still struggling...
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Nevada Sees More Registered Voters, Mostly Nonpartisans

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada elections officials reported a slight increase in registered voters in July, most of whom decided to forgo registering with a political party and instead register as nonpartisan. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske reported 16,851 more active voters in July, an increase of just under...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump’ On HBO, A Docuseries About A Quirky Local TV Station In The Nevada Desert

In 1997, Vern Van Winkle had the crazy idea of starting a local TV station in Pahrump, Nevada, a town of around 37,000 people about an hour west of Las Vegas, in the desert close to the border with California. He felt there was a need to cover the news in the small town that was lacking from the stations in Vegas. KPVM (Channel 25 on your digital dial, 12 on cable) has been giving Pahrump its undivided attention ever since. Eighteen months ago, the goings on at the station started getting filmed by a documentary crew. Read on for more…

Which states send the most people to Nevada?

The U.S. population between 2019 and 2020 grew at the lowest rate in 120 years—just .35%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But low population growth didn’t stop many people from moving, as western and southern states saw influxes in population while California and New York saw the biggest drops.