Twelve years ago Wednesday, the Stardust Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip was imploded.
Two rural Nevada counties have paid $250,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former Las Vegas entertainer who was wrongfully jailed for 18 days for a burglary he didn’t commit in a bizarre case of mistaken identity, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorneys for two former students are suing the Elko County School District, alleging the district knew about a teacher’s sexual abuse of minors and could have acted to protect them, including one who later killed himself.
The $34 million project is expected to begin early next year with completion in late 2021, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
The Department of Justice awarded $1.2 million in grants in an effort to prevent youths in Clark County from joining gangs.
An Amber Alert is still in effect for a missing 2-year-old girl after her father was arrested in the killing of her mother, a 24-year-old Las Vegas woman, who was gunned down Monday in Milwaukee, officials said.
Nine finalists for three openings in Clark County District Court were selected this week by a state panel.
Minnick-Trujillo, a physics teacher and robotics coach at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, is one of three Clark County School District teachers selected by the nonprofit Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute to participate in the Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, a joint effot between SETI and NASA.
The Speeding Theatre-Over 55 and Super Summer Theatre cast members put on “Any Body for Tea?” and “The Omelet Murder Case” — two one-act plays — on March 7. With a cast of mostly Las Vegas residents 55 and older, the plays were performed first at the Super Summer Theatre space.
For five years, Brian Smith, 54, has run a Summerlin-based nonprofit dedicated to informing the public about the history of American mustangs while also preparing the horses for adoption.