For awhile it seemed the brand new Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve would never open its doors.
The $51.5 million building sat empty as state budget issues delayed its opening. On Oct. 28, the museum will finally be open for business, six years later than planned.
A 52-year-old man died after his minivan struck the entrance gate to the Desert Bloom residential community on Alta Drive near Mariola Street just after 7 a.m. Sunday.
An officer with the Metropolitan Police Department had an idea, a little over a decade ago, to form a special unit dedicated to investigating crimes against illegal immigrants and building trust between officers and the local Hispanic community.
Water to about 1,200 residences was expected to be turned back on at about 9 tonight, several hours earlier than expected after crews were able to pinpoint the problem in a faulty water line along Nellis Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Charleston Boulevard, a spokesman for the water district said.
In a town that has more than its fair share of odd places, Dr. Lonnie Hammargren’s house is a strong contender for the title of “weirdest.” On Oct. 30, the former neurosurgeon and Nevada lieutenant governor plans to resume his annual tradition of opening his home to the public for Nevada Day.
More than 200 soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guard personnel converged on New York-New York on Friday for the first-ever convention for active-duty gays and lesbians in the U.S. military.