U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised to make changes.
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President Barack Obama says a bipartisan Senate vote to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world that Americans are united in combating the Islamic State group.
Nevada’s U.S. senators split Thursday on backing Syrian rebels with arms and training, offering starkly different views as to whether the plan that cleared both houses of Congress might work to repel violent Islamic jihadists in the Middle East.
Congressman Joe Heck of Nevada acquired a new title on Wednesday — brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Las Vegas put off big plans for the undeveloped space north of Las Vegas’ Mob Museum Wednesday, pushing back construction deadlines for a planned 425,000-square-foot development near the Downtown Grand.
A west Las Vegas Valley cat hoarder was removed from her home last week, six weeks after the Southern Nevada Health District declared her house an “unacceptable health risk” to its occupants.
Bureau of Land Management wildfire managers Wednesday raised a red flag about the hazard of aerial drones flown in areas where firefighters are at work.
Rep. Steven Horsford voted Wednesday to give President Barack Obama the authority to arm and train rebels in Syria to fight violent Islamic forces, but three other members of Nevada’s delegation to the House said the plan looked like a bad bet and voted against it.
The chief inspector for the Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday he has no timeline to complete investigations of scheduling practices at the North Las Vegas VA hospital and dozens of others nationwide.
The city of Las Vegas billed it as a “town hall” meeting to answer questions about a proposed downtown soccer stadium, but Tuesday’s session also turned out to be a pep talk by city staff, its private partners and even Mayor Carolyn Goodman to sell the stadium proposal.
Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved an agreement with Las Vegas company Mojave Mental Health to provide safety management services to families and children who are involved in the child welfare system. Services provided under the agreement include behavior management and crisis management, among others, according to a description on a county commission agenda. The estimated value of the services per year is $546,000, with a total estimated cost of $1.6 million, if all options in the contract are used.
Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved a sponsorship deal with the Italian firearms company that would see Beretta providing the complex with 50 free firearms for rental.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed two new members to the federal body that regulates the nuclear power industry and has played a role in reviewing Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a repository for nuclear waste.
Clark County might give $2.4 million to help the Animal Foundation’s regional shelter that houses thousands of animals each year.
Clark County commissioners, rejecting a proposal state officials are considering, are betting on the free market to figure out how much square footage Nevada needs for cultivation facilities that will grow the state’s medical marijuana crop.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
International firearms giant Beretta may soon have a higher profile at the Clark County Shooting Complex.
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Small Business Administration started touring the flood-battered Moapa Valley Monday to determine if the area is eligible for federal aid.
Henderson Assistant City Manager Fred Horvath pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor traffic charge.
A medical marijuana dispensary applicant in Henderson will have to seek relief from the City Council to open in its chosen location in what is one of the first known zoning appeals in the new industry.
Clark County plans to auction off about 190 acres of vacant land, most of it west and southwest of McCarran International Airport, in November.
Several Las Vegas mobile car wash operators say they would rather pick up stakes than pay to stay in the city, where code compliance officers plan to start charging $250 per business vehicle for a new industry-specific license approved by the City Council on Sept. 3.
The cost of medical marijuana might already be headed upward in Nevada, and the dispensaries and grow houses haven’t even opened yet.