The Nevada Supreme Court announced Tuesday that Justice James W. Hardesty will take over when Chief Justice Mark Gibbons finishes his term in the state’s highest court next week.
The Nevada Board of Osteopathic Medicine is considering new standards for treating patients with chronic pain to help prevent highly addictive painkillers from being dispensed to people without a medical need.
A crew of 70 from Fireworks by Grucci will put on America’s Party for the 11th time in the Las Vegas Strip’s fireworks show’s 15-year history.
A federal grand jury has indicted seven people in a multimillion-dollar million telemarketing scheme authorities say defrauded struggling small businesses by falsely promising help to obtain federal grants. FBI agents arrested four of the defendants in Las Vegas Tuesday, including the key players, Mark Bausch, 40, and Alan Rodrigues, 54.
A man who fatally stabbed a panhandler known as the “pantyhose prankster” on the Strip last month was defending himself against an attack, his friend told a judge Tuesday.
Las Vegas police are looking for the public’s help in identifying men they said robbed a convenience store in October.
The best chances for snow in the Las Vegas valley will come late Wednesday afternoon and early in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
The number of traffic-related fatalities in Southern Nevada took a small dip in 2014, and with just a handful of days left in the year, it’s an encouraging sign after increases each of the last two years.
Amber Joiner, who formerly worked for the state Department of Health and Human Services as a deputy director, was named Tuesday to fill a vacancy in the state Assembly. The Democrat will represent District 24 in Reno.
A mobile home fire in North Las Vegas caused by an unattended candle displaced four people Tuesday morning, according to the city.