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Dakota Elridge (courtesy D. Elridge)

Nevada Cowboy Heading To Wrangler National Rodeo Finals

Dakota Eldridge is about to be the first Nevada cowboy to compete in the national finals in steer wrestling since Fallon’s Anson Thurman did it in 1968.

12/01/2013

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Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

11/01/2013

Authorities on the scene of a school shooting at a middle school in Sparks, Nevada on October 21, 2013. Police said a student killed teacher Michael Landsberry before killing himself. (CBS)

Officials Release Name Of Boy Who Shot Teacher Near Reno

City officials in Sparks, Nev., have released the name of the boy suspected of killing a middle school teacher and wounding two students before turning a gun on himself on a middle school campus.

10/24/2013

Authorities on the scene of a school shooting at a middle school in Sparks, Nevada on October 21, 2013. Police said a student killed teacher Michael Landsberry before killing himself. (CBS)

Boy Describes Terror Of Schoolyard Shooting Near Reno

Students cowered in fear and pleaded for their lives as a 12-year-old Nevada boy went on a schoolyard rampage with a handgun he brought from home, waving the weapon at frightened classmates and shooting a math teacher in the chest.

10/22/2013

Authorities on the scene of a school shooting at a middle school in Sparks, Nevada on October 21, 2013. Police said a student killed teacher Michael Landsberry before killing himself. (CBS)

Middle School Student Opens Fire, Kills Teacher And Himself Near Reno

A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate.

10/21/2013

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15-Year I-80 Improvement Project In Sierra Near Completion

A 15-year, $820-million rehabilitation project of the interstate between Auburn and the Nevada line is expected to wrap up by October 15.

10/05/2013

Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital, Nevada (CBS)

San Francisco Sues Nevada Over Alleged Patient Dumping

The San Francisco city attorney has filed a lawsuit against the state of Nevada seeking reimbursement for treatment of psychiatric patients allegedly bused to the city.

09/10/2013

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Burning Man Crowd In Nevada Near Capacity

A federal official said Saturday that gate management at Burning Man was tightened when organizers got close to a permitted capacity of 68,000.

08/31/2013

Rim Fire Continues To Burn Near Yosemite National Park

Rim Fire 33% Contained, Leaves Tourists To Sierra In Quandary

The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear intent to go through with their vacations.

08/29/2013

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Magnitude 4.2 Quake Strikes Near Reno, Felt In Northern California

A 4.2 earthquake was felt near Reno on Monday. The quake was felt by residents in the Reno and Sparks area at 5:51 p.m. local time.

08/26/2013

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