As the Las Vegas Valley’s death toll rises from heroin use, a Henderson resident is working to help people escape the drug’s grip.
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FIREFIGHTER BACHELORS AND BACHELORETTES TO BE AUCTIONED OFF
Drivers, beware! No matter what part of the valley you live in, scammers are out there looking to rip off your insurance company by staging an accident. And they’re using you, the unsuspecting victim, as their bait.
In the last part of a four-part series, Henderson View explores various city departments and resources that contribute to the community’s overall safety and Henderson’s listing as one of the safest cities.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation reports that 74 percent of U.S. gun retailers saw an increase in female patrons from 2011 to 2012, with women making up 20 percent of sales. Since 2005, female gun ownership in America has doubled in the $8 billion industry. In contrast, a General Social Survey shows that the number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it’s ever been, with 32 percent either owning a firearm themselves or living with someone who does. In the late 1970s and early ’80s, roughly half of Americans told researchers there was a gun in their household.
In part three of a four-part series, Henderson View explores various city departments and resources that contribute to the community’s overall safety and Henderson’s listing as one of the safest cities.
They pack heat, and they know how to use it. Nationwide, more women are said to be purchasing firearms. According to a study released this year by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, 74 percent of U.S. gun retailers saw an increase in female patrons from 2011 to 2012, with women making up 20 percent of total gun sales.
Despite living in Nevada’s second-largest city, Henderson is still considered by its residents to have a small-town feel.
My Pet Stockings banks on the love of animals to sell its products — Christmas-style stockings made in the shape of bones for dogs and fish for cats. The products can also be used as gift bags year-round.
When Miles Farlow and Michael Gutierrez stopped on a busy highway to assist a North Las Vegas motorcycle officer struck by a hit-and-run motorist, they didn’t think twice about their actions.
Las Vegas resident Robert Gibbs doesn’t consider himself a hero.
Soo Clinton was driving to her northwest home on Halloween night in 2011 when the unthinkable happened.
Although a fire extinguisher is the last line of defense in a home before calling firefighting professionals, many homeowners don’t have one or know how to use and maintain it.
It’s been seven years since Noah’s Animal House opened its doors to welcome the dogs, cats and any other pets of women and children leaving domestic violence in search of a new life.
Clark County School District police officer Bob Mayer is trying to keep youths from getting involved in drugs by shutting off the source: their family and friends’ medicine cabinets.
RAPE CRISIS CENTER TO HOST PARTY FOR A CAUSE
The valley is two-thirds of the way through ozone season, when Clark County Department of Air Quality officials urge residents to increase their efforts to reduce their contribution to the valley’s air quality problems.
POLICE PLAN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT EVENTS AROUND VALLEY
Many self-defense classes concentrate on moves to incapacitate or disarm an attacker, but Simple Self Defense for Women teaches that the best defense is to not be there for the offense.
STUDENTS AT SUMMIT TO DEVISE WAYS TO COMBAT SEXUAL ASSAULT
Despite the funny names, brightly painted buildings and T-shirt advertising, bail bonds are serious business.
PRECAUTIONS URGED DURING FLASH FLOOD SEASON
AGENCY SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON TRANSPORTATION PLAN