About 50 teens gathered on Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil in memory of the 18-year-old who was shot and killed Tuesday night in North Las Vegas. Roland Pleasant, 18, was gunned down next to a Ford Focus on Tuesday shortly before 7 p.m.
The Tropicana Avenue overpass on Interstate 15 has been deemed safe after a bulldozer struck it Tuesday, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation.
Dina Palmer told a Clark County jury Wednesday she and her husband beat her 7-year-old son Roderick “RJ” Arrington to “drive sin” from him. He died in November 2012.
Clark County prosecutors have found allegations of wrong doing by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s aviation unit to be without merit.
Two Boulder City High School freshmen won the Instagram category of the Nevada Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Video contest, which challenged sixth through 12th grade students to create short public service announcements to combat a growing substance abuse problem among teens.
Planned maintenance work that blocked northbound lanes of Las Vegas Boulevard near The Venetian is tying up traffic, the Regional Transportation Commission said.
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A 60-year-old man was indicted in what prosecutors called “systematic abuse” that lead to the death of his live-in girlfriend, prosecutors said Wednesday.
In the new book “I Am Jazz” by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings, with pictures by Shelagh McNicholas, you’ll read about a girl who’s just like other girls … only different. That’s because Jazz has “a girl brain but a boy body.”
Literary happenings this week include a Las Vegas Writers Group meeting featuring Black Mountain Institute Ph.D. Fellow in Literature Olivia Clare and a Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus gala presenting Ayaan Hirsi Ali with a Pursuit of Excellence Award.