Demonstrators stormed downtown Las Vegas’ First Friday issuing a call for justice and showing their solidarity with other “die-ins” staged across the country in response to recent officer-involved shootings in which African-American men were killed and law enforcement faced no consequences.
Las Vegas attorney David Phillips filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday that accuses the State Bar of Nevada of leaking confidential information about him to the press.
Nevada officials are working with Clark County Department of Family Services to increase Child Haven’s capacity for the second time in five months. Clark County’s emergency shelter for abused and neglected children saw its latest surge in population last week when it was housing 97 residents, exceeding its state-approved capacity of 70.
One person is dead and another is hospitalized after a Friday night shooting near a central valley middle school, according to Las Vegas police.
Third-grade teacher Brenda Moynihan came up with Sewell Elementary School’s idea for a Farmers Insurance grant and wrote a 30-page application to support her idea for expanding access to technology in the Henderson school’s community. On Friday, she found out she had succeeded.
Clark County and University Medical Center officials are under additional pressure to lock a leadership team into place after the selection Friday of the public hospital’s third chief executive in less than a year.
A bystander armed with a handgun played a key role in stopping a Thursday night robbery at a Las Vegas Red Lobster, according to police.
The sun began peeking through clouds over Las Vegas on Friday after two days of thick fog cover, bringing pleasantly warm temperatures throughout the day.
Death penalty cases may cost Nevada even more than a recent audit shows because prosecutors in Clark and Washoe counties didn’t provide key figures to the state.
Derrick Valentine was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison for the rape and strangulation of 35-year-old Melodie Walker, an employee with the Metro Police Department.