The North Las Vegas Fire Department on Wednesday was directed to stop the stepped-up transport of emergency patients to hospitals that it began just a few weeks ago.
Timothy R. Hacker, former city manager of Mesquite, will be paid $180,000 a year plus benefits as North Las Vegas city manager, after the City Council on Wednesday approved his contract.
Prosecutors set the stage for an awkward courtroom confrontation Wednesday when they called a Colorado resident as a witness against his longtime friend, a Navy SEAL accused of smuggling machine guns and explosives into the country from Iraq.
A dispute over where Sheldon Adelson should give a legal deposition has provided a quirky look at the billionaire behind the scenes. Earlier this week, Adelson’s lawyers filed court papers seeking to avoid taking the deposition at the offices of attorney Don Campbell for what they called security reasons. Campbell is suing Adelson to recover more than $100,000 in overtimefor former Adelson driver Kwame Luangisa.
With a mystery still swirling around why some pilots became light-headed while flying F-22 Raptors, the stealth fighter jets from Nellis Air Force Base returned to the skies Wednesday nearly five months after the nation’s fleet was grounded. Air Force officials said they felt confident to lift the stand-down order issued May 3 because aircraft inspections and physiological tests determined that planes were safe and pilots were fit to fly.