Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly and a host of community groups organized the annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway on Tuesday, handing out holiday birds to needy people in District D.
Jesus Martinez-Manon, 53, was detained Thursday outside his home and could be deported as early as Tuesday, two days before Thanksgiving.
The annual count of homeless individuals will now be conducted over three days in January, only at daytime.
The Nevada Museum of Art, Las Vegas, may ultimately find an alternative site via ongoing talks with the city but organizers are also interested in the nearby Clark County government center campus.
While neighbors in a Spring Valley neighborhood were challenging the county’s approval of two centers within blocks of their homes, another one opened.
The partnership will focus on placing children who statistics indicate would otherwise have difficulty finding adoptive homes.
Clark County and the city of Las Vegas are accepting applications for both new shelters and grant money to serve the homeless.
Clark County officials plan to spend $12 million to combat chronic absenteeism and truancy in schools, hoping that increasing classroom attendance will reduce juvenile delinquency.
Experts say more Native Americans are moving to Clark County because of its strong economy, employment opportunities and proximity to tribal land in nearby states.
Las Vegas police are investigating a break-in that happened sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning at the Clark County Republican Party headquarters.