Black laborers were lured onto job sites with the promise of substantial new job contracts and deprived of pay for work performed, according to a lengthy discrimination lawsuit that could soon be headed to arbitration.
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Las Vegas City Council members on Wednesday put off approval of a gaming license sought by popular tavern chain operators at Dotty’s, delaying action on a controversial license at least one council member had hoped to deny.
Dr. Binh Minh Chung faces child pornography charges involving the alleged rape of a young patient in his office. The Review-Journal has asked to unseal a prior case involving two counts of open and gross lewdness.
Another criminal defense lawyer has come under investigation for allegedly filing forged court documents in misdemeanor cases involving prostitutes in Las Vegas Justice Court.
Crews are battling four small fires caused by lightning strikes in the Spring Mountains.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the city of North Las Vegas to take immediate steps to fix violations of the federal Clean Water Act.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 25 non-citizens with previous criminal backgrounds in Clark County last week as part of an enforcement crackdown operation.
An eyesore that has caught fire three times and been the subject of 40 complaints in the past five years is no more. The city of North Las Vegas bulldozed its fifth blighted house in the past year in about 30 minutes Wednesday.
Las Vegas police are investigating the circumstances behind two bodies found Wednesday afternoon.
Clark County’s child welfare leader — often criticized by child advocates and defended by county management — has announced she is resigning. Officials confirmed Wednesday that Clark County Department of Family Services Director Lisa Ruiz-Lee is stepping down from her position, although an effective date has not yet been set.
Thurman Jackson, 21, faces 10 counts of sexual assault, three counts of kidnapping and one count of battery to commit sexual assault.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man involved in the Monday robbery of a Sally Beauty Supply in the west valley. Officers were called just before 3 p.m. to the beauty supply store at 927 S. Rainbow Blvd., near West Charleston Boulevard, where a man entered the business armed with a gun and stole undisclosed merchandise.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man involved in a June 20 robbery of a south valley Subway. Police were called about 1:15 a.m. to the sandwich shop at 4262 Blue Diamond Road, near Arville Street, where a man entered the business, approached the counter and pulled out a gun, demanding money from the cashier.
The southbound side of a Henderson street is closed after a construction tractor rolled onto a gas line, according to Henderson officials.
Las Vegas police arrested a fifth person Tuesday in connection with what they said was a gang-related shooting that left a 24-year-old man dead in May, Clark County Detention Center logs show.
June of 2015 was the hottest June in Las Vegas history, the National Weather Service said Wednesday. The average temperature of 91.9 degrees beat the previous record set in June 2013, when the average temperature was 91.5.
A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition after being shot at a house party Tuesday night in the central valley, Las Vegas police said.
A search firm has named six finalists to be Henderson’s next city manager. The candidates include two current Henderson department heads and two top officials with the city of Las Vegas.
A former Clark County School District official who admitted to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the district will spend four to 10 years in prison and must pay back about $280,000.
One intruder was killed, the other remains in critical condition after they were shot by a 23-year-old resident armed with a pistol and an AK-47-style rifle.
The body of a 17-year-old boy who was last seen swimming Tuesday afternoon in Lake Mohave was recovered by rescue divers Wednesday morning, according to the National Park Service.
A car ended up in a hole Wednesday afternoon in the 1100 block of Bonanza Road after the driver reportedly drove on the wrong side of the cones in a construction area.
Lake Mead Boulevard was closed at Clifford Street in the northeast Las Vegas Valley for just over two hours Wednesday after a crash between a sport utility vehicle and a tractor-trailer, police said.