Peer-parent advocates help families get through the system and reunite with their children. The peer-parenting program was started in 2012 by East Side Family Services, a nonprofit that provides support to needy families.
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“Housing and medication are key” to prevent people from cycling in and out of hospital emergency and jail, according to Mike Willden, director of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.
The city of Las Vegas received a bond ratings boost Friday by Fitch Ratings, which upgraded its outlook from negative to stable.
State Committee on Local Government Finance members on Friday decided against throwing recession-rocked North Las Vegas into receivership, giving city leaders until May 1 to report back with a detailed plan for bridging next year’s projected eight-digit deficit and ducking a state takeover.
The Environmental Protection Agency envisions moving 580 employees from laboratories and offices on and near the UNLV campus into a new $120 million complex somewhere in the valley, according to details of the agency’s plan obtained Friday.
The Las Vegas police officers involved in Tuesday’s non-fatal shooting on Rancho Drive have been identified.
Clark County residents have a chance on Wednesday to learn more about the county’s proposed ordinance that could lead to medical marijuana dispenseries in Southern Nevada.
Democrats plan to deploy “trackers” with video cameras to Las Vegas if the city wins the 2016 Republican National Convention to catch convention-goers possibly getting into trouble or going into and out of Strip bars and casinos, which might not go over well at home.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has new cameras and dynamic signs on Interstate 15 and the 215 Beltway to help motorists attending this weekend’s NASCAR races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Perpetrators of phone scam threaten to have targets arrested if they don’t pay up.