Despite living in Nevada’s second-largest city, Henderson is still considered by its residents to have a small-town feel.
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Ever wonder what happens when you call 911? Attendees of 1st Tuesday learned the answers during the May 6 event at the Metropolitan Police Department’s Northwest Area Command, 9850 W. Cheyenne Ave.
CONTRACTORS BOARD PLANS EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
More than 60 years after the testing of nuclear weapons at the former Nevada Test Site, the people who were affected are being compensated with the help of a school program.
TRAFFIC SAFETY MEASURES PLANNED NEAR MIDDLE SCHOOL
After exiting the freeway, Alexa Bidwell, 18, waits at a red light. As it turns green, she briefly looks down, and her car collides into the vehicle in front of her.
FIRE RESTRICTIONS ADDED AT STATE PARKS
Mother Nature is unpredictable. With a slight change in weather, typical clear blue skies can become dusty or smoggy in a matter of hours.
Imagine getting pulled over, then being issued a ticket and a fine but being unable pay for it. Under state law, cities are required to have a work program that allows people the option to work off fines if they can’t afford.
SITE OFFERS TOOLS TO HANDLE FAMILY LAW PROCEEDINGS
Many people assume the Nevada Highway Patrol handles the highway and the Metropolitan Police Department handles the rest of the roads, but it’s not as simple as that.
TAKE STEPS TO STAY COOL DURING WARM WEATHER
The men and women who serve in the armed forces face unique challenges when they return to civilian life. Sometimes, those challenges put them in conflict with the law. A Nevada law mandated veterans courts to address their issues.
LAS VEGAS, HENDERSON PLAN DROWNING PREVENTION EVENTS AT COMMUNITY POOLS
Listening to the stories of victims of gun violence, Teresa Crawford knows she has a calling to see passage of laws that curb senseless shootings in America.
About 30 youths sat in rapt attention as Robert Williams, a former federal convict, spoke April 1 at the Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave.
EVENT TO TEACH DOGS TO AVOID RATTLESNAKES
You see them when you pull up to a red light. They hold up cardboard signs that say, “Fell on hard times” or “Unable to work.” Panhandlers can be found on street corners even in the more affluent areas of town, such as the area around Fort Apache Road and Charleston Boulevard.
The work is hard and the pay is nonexistent, but volunteers at Safe Nest and the Rape Crisis Center say they’ve never had a more rewarding job.
The Metropolitan Police Department is testing a new tactic, the Neighborhood Gateway Project, to thwart crime. The pilot program has the department focusing on places rather than individual criminals.
A McDonald’s inside a Wal-Mart at Craig Road and Nellis Boulevard was evacuated Tuesday morning after a grease fire at the restaurant, a county fire official said. The restaurant was filled with light smoke, and no one was hurt.
After seeing an increase in traffic in the neighborhood, the Southern Hills community is debating whether to erect a barrier that would block access to cars that cut through the streets.
The room was packed when the Metropolitan Police Department held its monthly 1st Tuesday event Feb. 4, sharing tips with residents on how to protect their homes and property.