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Sandstorm Blamed For Deadly 26-Vehicle Pileup

A sandstorm is being blamed for a 26-vehicle pileup near Winnemucca that troopers say left one person dead and two others seriously injured.


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Cell Phone Use While Driving Continues

The Nevada Highway Patrol is stepping up efforts to nab drivers who talk or text on their hand-held cellphones.


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NHP Staff To Increase Despite Salary Restrictions

The Nevada Highway Patrol is training 50 potential recruits in hopes of filling some of the 77 vacant positions in the agency.


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Troopers Begin “Zero Tolerance” On I-15

Drivers along I-15 between Primm and Las Vegas will see more troopers on the road. The Nevada Highway Patrol is targeting violators from the California state line to Sin City.


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Police Targeting Impaired Drivers

Law enforcement officers are putting in more overtime to catch drivers under the influence this Halloween.


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Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run

The driver accused of fleeing the scene of a fatal accident in Las Vegas has been arrested and charged in the five-vehicle crash that killed one person and injured two others on I-215 near Sahara.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–09/23/2012


Four Dead After Fiery Crash

Four people have been killed in a fiery crash involving a trailer hauling livestock in northern Nevada on U.S. Highway 50 east of Dayton.


File photo of police car and lights. (Photo credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Head-On Freeway Crash Injures Two

Traffic on northbound U.S. 95 is back to normal after an overnight accident that left two people hurt.



NHP Finds Second Body At Hoover Dam

Authorities responding to a suicidal man who fell from a Hoover Dam bypass bridge say an unrelated dead body was found nearby around the same time.


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Tire Separation Causes Deadly Accident

A separated tire is being blamed for a deadly accident south of Las Vegas. The Nevada Highway Patrol says an SUV going north on I-15 near the Sloan exit went out of control yesterday afternoon and flipped over.





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