In a state with few higher education bragging rights, UNLV’s first-tier law school produces graduates that are in demand locally, with students doing well on the state bar exam. But the school’s success could plummet quickly if something isn’t done about the dearth in its budget.
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Las Vegas police need the public’s help identifying suspects caught on video during a series of of several burglaries that occurred in the area of Blue Diamond Road and Buffalo Drive in July.
Three men are facing federal charges after authorities say they smuggled several kilograms of drugs through McCarran International Airport.
A 20-month-old boy found in a North Las Vegas swimming pool on Monday has died, according to North Las Vegas police.
Two accidents on southbound U.S. Highway 95 have been cleared Wednesday morning.
The head of the ACLU of Nevada called on the state attorney general Tuesday to establish guidelines on how prosecution-run victim funds should be used, in lieu of an outright investigation into the practice.
Burning Man organizers announce end to rain delay and welcome attendees to the weeklong Northern Nevada rave in the wilderness. By midmorning Tuesday all but a few dozen of the RVs were back on the road again, and by most accounts, no worse for the wear.
Clark County could see a surge of thousands of firefighter applicants in the coming months to fill only a few dozen open slots in its five fire departments.
A total of 153 of the 165 cats removed by Las Vegas Animal Control since 2010 from the home of cat hoarder Diane Dejongh were euthanized, some because of ill health, others because they were feral cats that were not adoptable.
Murder defendant Ross Hack began presenting his case Tuesday during a federal trial that stems from two 1998 shooting deaths. Hack is standing trial with co-defendant Leland Jones in the Las Vegas case. According to trial testimony, both men were associated with neo-Nazi skinhead groups at the time of the killings.
A Las Vegas-based federal prosecutor and a Homeland Security agent have been honored for their work on a global cyber-crime investigation, the U.S Department of Justice announced Tuesday.
A body was found Sunday afternoon at Lake Mohave near where a man went missing Aug. 16, according to the National Park Service.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Tuesday identified the man who was stabbed to death early Monday morning as 20-year-old Juan Jesus Arenas-Gomez of Las Vegas.
A trio connected with a string of June store robberies has been arrested, Las Vegas police said on Tuesday.
The identity of the suspect in a Sunday shooting was released Tuesday by North Las Vegas police.
Police arrested two suspects Monday in connection to the stabbing death of a Las Vegas man on last week, Clark County booking records show.
After being shot multiples times in the back Monday evening, a man managed to crawl across the street to a northwest valley pharmacy and call for help, Las Vegas police said. The shooting was reported just after 8 p.m., near Lake Mead Boulevard and Torrey Pines Drive.
An inmate died in a suspected suicide Sunday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
A man faces an attempted murder charge after Las Vegas police say he shot another man who was stealing beer from the convenience store where he worked.
A local nonprofit is in need of volunteers as the number of people coming into its food pantry jumped to 7,500 from 5,500 in about a month. Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada late last month improved and changed the format of the food pantry to resemble a grocery store and expanded its hours, said Leslie Carmine, spokeswoman for the nonprofit. The increase in people coming into the food pantry per month is partly due to those changes.
U.S. Rep. Steve Horsford, D-Nev., said he was honored to be present at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis on Monday for Michael Brown’s funeral.
After about two hours of deliberation, a jury found Robert Jackson guilty of attempted murder and battery charges in connection with a 2007 shooting on the Strip that injured four people.
Today marked the first day of school for Clark County’s 320,000 students, beginning the 2014-15 school year with a record enrollment that officials expect will increase through Labor Day week.