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RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- During our News 4 New Year's Eve special, we'll be counting down the top stories of 2013 and you can vote on which you think is the biggest story of the year.
Renown sued by doctors and investigated by FTC - March 2013
News 4 investigates Renown Medical Center amidst complaints from patients, a lawsuit from doctors and an investigation by the Federal Trade Comission that resulted in major leadership changes at the hospital and a multi-million dollar settlement.
Steven Brooks expelled from Nevada Assembly - March 2013
After multiple arrests and allegations of threats against lawmakers, Steven Brooks became the first assemblyman to be expelled from the Nevada legislature in an historic two-thirds vote.
Five people murdered in and near Fernley - May 2013
It's a story that shocked northern Nevada. Five people were murdered within days of each other in Fernley and near the Mustang exit of Interstate 80. The suspect pleaded not guilty and awaits a trial in June.
Smoke from the Rim Fire blankets northern Nevada - August 2013
The fire that burned for more than two months and destroyed hundreds of square miles in the Stanislaus National Forest, one of the biggest fires in California's history, also covered northern Nevada with dense smoke causing health concerns for weeks.
Tragedy strikes Sparks Middle School - October 2013
A 12-year-old boy shoots and kills a beloved teacher and injures two students before turning the gun on himself, in a story that no one in the community will soon forget.