The reach of Nevada’s charter schools has stretched to a record 20,000 students, up from the 16,000 students enrolled last school year, according to the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority.
It was a hot day in 2011 when Danny Hartung walked into the U.S. attorney’s office in downtown Las Vegas. He asked to speak with prosecutor Kathleen Bliss. “I knew that there was going to be something big, just because of the way he looked,” Bliss recalled.
A woman was critically injured in a north valley shooting on Friday, North Las Vegas police said. Officers were called to the 2600 block of Small Mountain Avenue, near West Ann Road, about 7:30 p.m., police said.
The left lanes on southbound U.S Highway 95 near Las Vegas Boulevard were blocked Friday afternoon after a Metro cruiser crash, Las Vegas police said.
Isabella Grogan-Cannella, the missing 8-year-old girl who was found in a shallow grave less than a mile from her Bullhead City, Ariz. home, was strangled to death, the Mohave County medical examiner announced Friday.
A violent gang member charged with killing a man after his release from jail at the request of an FBI-led task force was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.
Rain is on the way, according to the National Weather Service.
More than 1,200 residences were without electricity in the south valley Friday afternoon following an outage, according to NV Energy.
For September, First Friday arts festival planners are set to put on a Harvest Festival celebrating the bounty of the fall season.
An employee at a Reno science museum has been placed on leave after firefighters concluded her error during a tornado demonstration led to a flash fire that injured 13 people.