A person died after being hit by a car Thursday evening in the northeast valley, according to Las Vegas police. Officers responded about 6:40 p.m. to Alto Avenue and North Lamb Boulevard where a person was struck by a car, according to Metro Lt. Barb Schmidt.
A section of the northern 215 Beltway will be closed overnight Thursday and early Friday for bridge construction, according to Clark County.
University Medical Center officials Friday are poised to install their third chief executive in less than a year as the public hospital’s governing board meets to discuss a successor to Larry Barnard, who is taking a similar position in the private sector.
The president of the University of Nevada, Reno was given a 3-percent raise and a 3-year extension on his contract by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on Thursday.
Nine finalists for three judgeships on the new Nevada Court of Appeals were named Thursday.
The state will spend up to $44,000 to have an expert review the homicide of a Clark County foster girl while in care and other child fatalities and near fatalities across Nevada.
The United States and the state of Nevada have joined in a whistleblower case that accuses a for-profit hospice and related entities of submitting millions of dollars in false claims to Medicare and Medicaid.
The NAACP Las Vegas branch on Thursday held an HIV training session for senior faith leaders as part of a program to prepare Black church leaders to educate their congregations about HIV prevention and screening.
One of Henderson’s first medical marijuana dispensaries could be at the Galleria at Sunset mall under a proposal submitted Tuesday. Wellness Connection of Nevada decided on the new site after the city rejected its plan to open a dispensary on Sunset Road, less than a mile west of the mall.