The supervisor of a former Nevada Transportation Authority officer with a history of drunken driving arrests allowed him to take sick leave to serve his jail sentence — a violation of state policy, records show.
A former state transportation officer with a history of drunken driving arrests was in jail Friday after using drugs, which was prohibited under the terms of his pre-trial release, authorities said.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s audit committee chairman said internal reviews did not flag questionable expenses uncovered in a Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation before the story ran. But he is planning a change that might scrutinize similar spending in the future.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s top executive criticized a Review-Journal investigative reporter for seeking an interview at the personal residence of the organization’s chief financial officer.
The vice chairman of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors on Tuesday defended the agency’s spending to attract visitors to Southern Nevada.
Assembly Republicans received instructions Wednesday not to talk to the Las Vegas Review-Journal about its investigation of lavish spending by the publicly funded Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Thousands of dollars on wine. Tiffany bracelets for employees. Paid trips to Europe. These are just some of the lavish expenditures of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority over three years.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority spends taxpayer dollars on concerts, sporting events, lavish dinners and some of the biggest bar bills you’ll ever see.
Authority Chairman Lawrence Weekly accepted more travel and what he reported as gifts from the agency than any other board member.
A Nevada Transportation Authority supervisor with a history of drunken driving and a heroin arrest resigned Monday – hours before he was expected to answer Department of Public Safety questions.
A state law officer who had multiple DUI arrests and fled the scene of his crashed state vehicle last month is facing new charges of drunken driving and buying heroin for himself and his mother.
The head of the state department that oversees the Nevada Transportation Authority fired two top officials Wednesday after a Review-Journal investigation found lapses in background checks for an agency supervisor with multiple DUI arrests.
Authorities notified two state agencies about the drunken driving arrests of an employee who was later allowed to continue working as a law officer with use of a state vehicle.
A state employee who had a history drunken driving before crashing his state vehicle was arrested Monday for fleeing the crash and having two open cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer in the SUV, prosecutors said.
Sherry Stafford had just paid off her car — a vehicle she needed to take her disabled son for treatment — before a repeat drunken driver at the Nevada Transportation Authority destroyed it earlier this month.