The newest class, Class 6-09, is back for Day Two of the six-month academy. After the wake-up call on Day One, the recruits have had a three-day weekend to rethink their decision to join what Sgt. Dan Zehnder calls the toughest all-around police academy in the nation.
Las Vegas police officer David Nesheiwat recently talked about his recovery after last year’s patrol car wreck that killed his partner, Milburn “Millie” Beitel.
Diana Bell has gone from the streets of Las Vegas to becoming a college graduate. At 52, she plans to continue her education.
The Las Vegas dawn washes the foothills in an orange glow, but the 23 men and four women don’t seem to notice. For them, this is more than a new day. This is a new life.
A Saturday morning fire caused $100,000 worth of damage to a home, the Henderson Fire Department said. Firefighters were alerted to the blaze at 10:44 a.m. at the home at 134 Monteen Drive, near Pecos Road and Wigwam Parkway.
With spark fountains firing, confetti falling and showgirls smiling, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and other local boosters announced the Strip’s annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show.