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Frayed trust frustrates some rural Nevada election officials

May. 28, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In deep-red Republican rural Nevada, longtime election officials are fighting back against a right-wing conspiracy-fueled push to turn back the clock on elections and return to hand counting paper ballots. For some, the fight is paying off. For...

Elko man gets 20 to life in killing of Spring Creek teen

May. 24, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 20-year-old Elko County man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a Spring Creek teenager two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 20 years. A jury deliberated for two hours Monday before settling on Bryce...

Elko man convicted of murdering Spring Creek teen in 2020

May. 20, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko County jury has found a 20-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder and sexual assault with a deadly weapon in the death of a Spring Creek teenager two years ago. The same jury will return to district court Monday for the penalty phase after convicting...