COVID-19 has infected at least 40 percent of inmates at the Nye County Detention Center in Pahrump, county and federal data shows.
During the first week of Nevada’s initial emergence from the coronavirus-triggered shutdown, the state’s largest charity devoted to ending domestic violence experienced an explosion of calls to its hotline.
The Nevada Police Union, formerly the Nevada Highway Patrol Association, filed a complaint Thursday with the state-run Employee-Management Relations Board.
The 360 program was unveiled in November 2015 to help fight the heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioid pill crisis. Las Vegas will be the 21st U.S. city to participate.
An allegation of Medicaid fraud last year against Northwest Academy led state officials to temporarily suspend payments to the boarding school.
The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center reports it is receiving more requests for support from survivors and others impacted by the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting on the Strip.
A jury has awarded nearly $1.8 million to a Las Vegas man who lived for a decade without knowing that a 57-inch metal wire ran through his body after a surgical error.
The Rape Crisis Center has a new, larger office space, which officials on Tuesday said will help its staff better serve the increasing number of sexual assault survivors who are choosing to come forward and seek services in the Me Too era.
While records show that misuse of a hospital code known as “internal disaster” by University Medical Center contributed to confusion after the Oct. 1 mass shooting, little has been done to prevent a recurrence of the episode.
At a Las Vegas workshop, experts want parents and other caregivers to talk with kids about the mass shooting to help them process their grief and work through any fear and anxiety they may be harboring nearing the anniversary.