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.
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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.
“In the past, we’ve had a backward way of testing for lead,” said Shawn Gerstenberger, the interim dean of the school of community health sciences at UNLV. “We test children, and if they test positive for lead, then we test the house.” Now thanks to a a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, UNLV is teaming with the city of Henderson to test for and remove lead from older homes.
After years of being chained by post-traumatic stress disorder, Iraq War veteran Tony Ray Silva found Freedom, an 18-month-old Golden Retriever.
Thanks to a grant of more than $2.3 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at UNLV is partnering with the city of Henderson’s neighborhood services division to remove lead from older homes
It’s time for some tire-kicking, and that means you’ll need to look out for lemons.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has been given the green light, or the green lane rather, to create a network of green bicycle lanes and related signs on various downtown roadways. These include First, Third and Sixth streets; and Hoover, Gass, Garces, Bonneville, Clark, Bridger and Ogden avenues.
Clark County commissioners face a critical decision Tuesday about whether to enact a sales tax increase aimed at propping up the ranks of the Metropolitan Police Department.
Their unit was supposed to save Las Vegas from a Y2K catastrophe. With the growing fear of an international computer meltdown, Las Vegas police wanted to make sure they had a unit that didn’t need technology.