Here are your Monday morning headlines:
1. One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting at University Medical Center. A Metro spokesperson said a suicidal person called police saying he had a firearm and was going to “blast it out with police.” Police were going to book the man on an outstanding warrant but couldn’t due to intoxication, and took him to UMC for treatment. The man retrieved a Taser from a police bag in the hospital room and pointed it at the officer who fired one round. The officer was uninjured.
2. A Las Vegas pot testing lab has had its license suspended by the state. G3 Labs LLC had its license suspended in August after the Nevada Department of Agriculture tested samples from the lab. A spokesperson for the Department of Taxation said no recalls will be necessary but couldn’t provide further details on the reason for the suspension.
3. Despite Governor Brian Sandoval’s $1.5 billion tax package for education in 2015, Clark County School District is struggling with a deficit. The governor said there needs to be an in-depth analysis of the root cause of the deficit before calling a special legislative session to determine a fix. Legislative leaders said they felt they adequately funded public education last session with the information given.
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