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County offers to build new health district facility

In an attempt to mend relations with the Southern Nevada Health District and end the potential for costly litigation, Clark County officials offered Thursday to build the public health agency a new headquarters on its Shadow Lane property.

Grocery opening at White Cross Drugs site downtown

Downtown residents won’t have far to walk or drive for milk and eggs when White Cross Market opens this summer.
Jimmy Shoshani is making plans to take over the space vacated by White Cross Drugs at Las Vegas and Oakey boulevards and make the former drugstore a small grocery store.

Police Department recognizes officers’ valor

More than three dozens officers were honored Wednesday during the Metropolitan Police Department’s Commendation Ceremony. Five officers received the agency’s “highest honor,” the Medal of Valor.

Police say man admits accidentally killing friend

A 19-year-old man turned himself in to police on Tuesday after he admitted accidentally shooting a friend and dumping her body in the desert.