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Nevada education ranked last in nation

Nevada’s public school system remains dead last in the nation for a third year running, according to an analysis of children’s well-being released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Tuesday.

Child Haven struggles with capacity

A continued surge in the number of abused and neglected children at Clark County’s emergency shelter pushed it over capacity while state approval to raise its maximum population was pending.

North Las Vegas identifies officer in fatal shooting

The North Las Vegas police officer involved in a deadly shooting last week has been identified. Officer Robert Makinster shot and killed shot and killed Kenneth Alan Johnson, 34, after he pulled out a replica gun while being chased, according to the department. Police tried to stop Johnson, who was riding a moped, but he didn’t pull over.