North Las Vegas police checking on a mother and daughter reported missing discovered a “gruesome” homicide scene inside a northeast valley home on Monday that has investigators questioning how many bodies are involved.
The puppies rescued from a January pet shop fire started going to their new homes Thursday morning. The first three winners of a raffle to find owners for the 25 canines got to meet their furry friends about 10 a.m.
The Metropolitan Police Department, under a proposal from Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak, could get a $5 million boost to its budget beyond what city and county officials have tentatively planned for the next fiscal year.
Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama’s health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees’ preventive care plans.
Tangled in a criminal investigation for potential misuse of taxpayer funds, the Clark County School District’s Adult English Language Acquisition department has been shut down, Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky said in a news conference Monday.
A District Judge rebuked lawyers for wasting taxpayers dollars on who would have the right to give 27 dogs nearly burned in a pet store arson.
The Las Vegas area is back on a national homeland security funding list, and should receive $1 million of more than $400 million the federal government is distributing this year. U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., called the funds “crucial.”
The two people charged with trying to burn down a pet shop with 27 puppies inside pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Gloria Lee, 35, and Kirk Bills, 27, both appeared before District Judge David Barker in navy blue jail scrubs with their legs and hands shackled.
The 27 dogs nearly burned in an arson attempt will remained caged for now. A district judge set an evidence hearing for next week to determine several issues, including whether Donald Thompson and the corporate entity Prince and Princess Pet Boutique have a rightful claim to the dogs.
The man shot by Las Vegas police last week confronted officers with a fake gun, police said Monday. Jason Mahe, 29, was shot seven times in the parking lot of Dotty’s Casino near Rancho and Vegas drives during the late-night confrontation, according to police. He remained in critical condition at University Medical Center.