Before two of her grandchildren died while in the care of their meth-addicted mother, Mary Lafia called in multiple reports to the Clark County Department of Family Services’ child abuse hotline.
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Political staffers reporting for duty at the Brooklyn headquarters that will house Hillary Clinton’s anticipated presidential campaign will find a neighborhood known for its waterfront skyline views, top-notch private schools and historic real estate.
Southern Nevada will receive $3 million from the federal government to guard against terrorism, a three-fold increase over last year and a boost to local homeland security.
Las Vegas leaders on Wednesday unveiled the city’s first balanced budget in nearly a decade, a $524 million preliminary spending plan that includes some $3 million to hire 35 new employees.
The opening of Nevada’s first medical marijuana dispensaries suffered another setback Wednesday — though perhaps a short one — when a state committee delayed adoption of pesticide rules.
Don’t fret, Clark County. It’s only an April Fools’ Day joke from the good sports at Las Vegas City Hall.
Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital has won back accreditation by a national organization lost in 2013 following allegations of patient dumping.
An official with the Department of Veterans Affairs who drew the ire of two Nevada members of Congress is departing as director of the Reno regional benefits office, the department confirmed Tuesday.
A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Clark County and the city of Las Vegas wage a quiet turf war against the backdrop of the Strip.
Nevada’s battle against the federal government’s still-smoldering plans to bury the nation’s highly radioactive waste in Yucca Mountain has finally come “down to the brass tacks” with the prospect for formal licensing hearings on the horizon and renewed debate on scientific issues, says Nevada Nuclear Projects Agency Director Robert Halstead.
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a “standardized forms” requirement this week for veterans seeking disability benefits and filing appeals, but the change has drawn criticism from the Disabled American Veterans.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta on Friday called for a unified effort to achieve child welfare system improvements identified in a report issued by a nine-person state Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission.
If Nevada ends up designating so-called “Victory Schools” for high-poverty areas of the Silver State, there won’t be a one-size-fits all model for improving them. That’s why all Victory schools need the flexibility to create plans for improvements and using the funding, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga, said Thursday.
Clark County’s child welfare and court systems are “overtaxed and under stress” with limited resources and policies and procedures that too often result in less-than-best outcomes for children, according to a report published Thursday.
Congress might weigh tightening an investor visa program in the wake of an investigation that found a top Department of Homeland Security official pulled strings to process visas under pressure from powerful political figures including Sen. Harry Reid, according to a House committee chairman.
Students, professors and activists rallied at UNLV Wednesday afternoon to oppose legislation that would allow concealed weapons on campus. Students at the University of Nevada in Reno held a similar rally at the same time.
Members of Congress on Wednesday wrestled with a bill that seeks to ban legalized gambling on the Internet and roll it back in the few states — including Nevada — where it has been approved in some form.
Assemblyman Randy Kirner told two hearing rooms filled with public union members on Wednesday that his bill to make several changes to the state’s collective bargaining law to benefit local governments and taxpayers does not constitute “union Armageddon” as has been characterized by some labor officials.
A bill that would allow recovery teams easier access to federal land to search for victims of crimes and accidents advanced in Congress on Wednesday.
A top Department of Homeland Security official improperly intervened to fast-track visas for foreign investors in the $415 million SLS Las Vegas renovation after being pressured by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, according to an inspector general’s report released Tuesday.
President Barack Obama shifted gears Tuesday on nuclear waste in a move that could put even more distance between his administration and the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada.
In what he calls the “fourth quarter” of his presidency, President Barack Obama is adding some new members to his White House team. The President announced the creation of a new role, White House Chief Digital Officer.