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Mojave principal asks teen no longer charged in homicide to return

Patrick Harper may remain a suspect in a murder case in the eyes of North Las Vegas police, but his Mojave High School principal is welcoming the 16-year-old back with open arms.

UNLV takes step toward accredited medical school

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has sent its application to have an accredited medical school, the first step in a years-long process, said Barbara Atkinson, dean of the burgeoning school.

UNLV’s next big recruit could be pot researcher

Nevada’s state and federal lawmakers have been working to bring medical marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley to the university to conduct a pilot study on the safety and efficacy of marijuana on veterans with chronic and treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder.

CCSD’s secret sex education talks fuel parent ire

Angry parents are talking about sex education or – to put it more clearly – guidelines suggested by a national group as the starting point for schools seeking a comprehensive curriculum, one the Clark County School District is considering.

CCSD, union propose veteran teacher raises

More than $54 million in pay raises are proposed for Clark County School District teachers this year, but it won’t help fill the 630 teacher vacancies leaving tens of thousands of students with permanent substitutes this school year.

Sex education proposals surprise CCSD parents

A drove of concerned parents descended on the Clark County School Board Monday to express their astonishment at the sex education material being considered for Clark County public schools that would expose students to a lot more a lot earlier.

Man arrested after north valley barricade

North Las Vegas police and the U.S. Marshals Service worked together to arrest a man suspected of robbery after a prolonged barricade Tuesday afternoon that also locked down two schools.

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