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Lawmakers consider amending sex offender law

Nevada’s controversial sex offender law was adopted to comply with a federal act in 2007 but remains in limbo. A halt to its enforcement remains in effect, but several bills will be submitted to the state Legislature in 2015 to amend the law.

Gridlocked Congress has plenty to do

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation’s immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it’s time to see whether it can just do the basics.

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.