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Records show Las Vegas constable’s office database misuse

The Las Vegas Township constable’s office has a record of misusing a widely used law enforcement database system for conducting criminal background and warrant checks, records obtained by the Review-Journal show.

Henderson waits awhile on property tax hike measure

Henderson City Council members last week delayed a property tax hike measure until the Nevada Legislature has a chance to relax the property tax cap … and after the 2015 municipal elections, when three council members will be up for re-election.

UNLV encourages students to ‘do the math’

More UNLV students are envisioning futures in science, math, technology and math fields. Its engineering college welcomed about 28 percent more freshmen this year than it did last year

DA wants state’s marijuana DUI law changed

Nevada’s DUI marijuana laws need to be changed to reflect the impairment of the driver, not just a standard blood level, according to Clark County’s top prosecutor and pot advocates.

Roads add nearly $100 million to Tesla deal

One of the elements of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s plan to bring Tesla and its 6,500 high-paying jobs to Nevada could add significantly to the cost of the overall project, over and above the tax breaks and incentives already estimated to be as much as $1.3 billion to get the deal done.

Woman dies after Friday shooting

The 20-year-old women who was in critical condition after a Friday night shooting died Saturday, according to North Las Vegas police.

1 dead, another critical after motorcycle crash in east valley

Police responded at 5:44 a.m. to 40 Montello Avenue, near East Charleston and North Nellis boulevards, after two men on a motorcycle crashed into a parked truck, said Metro Lt. John Liberty.

For turkeys, National Park could use a really big shoo

Wild turkeys are starting to cause problems at Great Basin National Park, about 300 miles northeast of Las Vegas, where the prolific birds threaten to disrupt some of the more sensitive native species. They’re also making a bit of a mess.

Medical consent at issue for ailing foster children

In the wake of the June death of a 7-month-old foster girl in deteriorating health, the Clark County Department of Family Services’ medical consent practices are being reviewed. The issue garnered attention in July after the baby’s grieving foster mother implored state lawmakers to review Clark County’s procedures.