GOP Las Vegas Assemblywoman Michele Fiore has been ousted as chairwoman of the Taxation Committee by Republican leadership, according to fellow Republican Assemblyman Ira Hansen of Sparks.
It’s Christmas Eve, a quarter to ten, and Spark Elf is getting antsy. In just two hours, he and his fellow elves Bobbin and Nutshell will help Santa deliver presents. The reindeer are ready, the sleigh is full, and because he feels “so good,” Spark snaps an elfie.
Literary happenings this week include the a Holiday Authorfest.
A Las Vegas judge decided Wednesday that prosecutors had enough evidence against a couple accused in an attack on a 64-year-old school crossing guard to take the case to a jury.
A teen is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in the west valley Wednesday evening, Las Vegas police said. Officers were called to the scene near the Rainbow Boulevard and Charleston boulevards intersection about 5 p.m., Metro spokesman Larry Hadfield said.
The six-year saga of F Street’s role in the history of Las Vegas’ racial relations comes to a close Thursday when a section of the road beneath Interstate 15 reopens in a ceremony at F and McWilliams Avenue.
A person in Washoe County has been confirmed to be infected with enterovirus D68, a pathogen known to cause severe respiratory illnesses, the Division of Public and Behavioral Health Announced on Wednesday. EV-D68 has affected mostly children in the U.S. and up until Wednesday, Nevada Hawaii and Alaska were the only states without cases of the enterovirus.
It’s everyone’s responsibility to avoid fatal crashes with pedestrians, according to Las Vegas police. That’s the message Metro’s traffic bureau wants to send to the Las Vegas community. On Wednesday evening, officers held a live-action pedestrian safety demonstration to get the message across.
A Clark County grand jury indicted a man who pointed a gun at an 11-year-old girl and then shot and killed 21-year-old man inside a Las Vegas apartment, prosecutors said Wednesday.
After striking a deal with prosecutors, a former Metro police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of child pornography.