The Veterans Affairs regional benefits office in Reno was so overwhelmed with disability claims last year that it sent half of them to out-of-state VA offices for decisions, according to a letter Rep. Dina Titus released Thursday from a top VA official.
North Las Vegas laid off five department heads Thursday, part of a reorganization that will see the city’s Administrative Services Department folded into other, as yet unnamed city agencies.
Art-covered boards on abandoned homes — the city of Las Vegas’ latest beautification effort — drew both praise and criticism after their unveiling Thursday.
More than 3,200 personnel and nearly 160 aircraft, pilots from the Australian Air Force, the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force and U.S. forces participated in one of the biggest Red Flag exercises staged at Nellis Air Force Base.
It wasn’t the punch that killed Michael Burtosky on the Strip. It was the fall to the ground. Burtosky, a homeless man, was fatally injured after a scuffle over a woman with Joseph Gilbert Hyde on the bridge connecting the MGM Grand and New York-New York on Sept. 14.
The ground floor of The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., is a major center of activity in the 18b Arts District, and it has been for years. Upstairs, it’s a little quieter.
A judge and a police officer said Wednesday that Southern Nevada spends far too little money to provide sufficient services for the mentally ill and the 2015 Legislature needs to make proper funding of mental health its priority.
An awe-inspiring light show is underway at The Linq this week as testing intensifies on the High Roller, the world’s tallest observatory wheel at 550 feet.