Nevada state employees delayed the implementation of a DMV computer modernization because the contractor failed to pay them as much as $4 million in bribes, a lawsuit alleges.
Art has been a reporter, editor, producer and executive producer at top metro newspapers and a top 20-market television station. His work sparked indictments, audits and changes to state law. He has been honored with two DuPont-Columbia awards, a Peabody and been a finalist for the Investigative Reporters and Editors honor.
UNLV has started an investigation to determine who revealed the name of a top donor to the Review-Journal but a media expert said school should focus on internal controls.
Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell was indicted after a Review-Journal story questioning the spending of county money, including at casinos and bars.
The UNLV dentist who received nearly $500,000 in payments that a school lawyer deemed he didn’t deserve, also had a $72,000 a year contract with College of Southern Nevada for part-time work on top of his full-time UNLV job, records show.
The Senate voted 13 to 8 Monday to extend the fee, which was supposed to end next year, through June 2022.
Former DMV director Troy Dillard took a job at a company hired to modernize the agency’s computers, but the project failed, costing Nevada drivers millions.
Higher education regents have spent agency money on fancy dinners with family and friends at some of the top Las Vegas restaurants.
The University of Nevada Las Vegas received a $25 million donation in 2017 for the medical school with the stipulation that the donor’s name remain secret, but the check was distributed so widely around campus that the Las Vegas Review-Journal obtained an unredacted copy.
A UNLV dentist was overpaid nearly half a million dollars between 2009 and 2017 and should have been required to reimburse the university, according to a memo obtained by the Review-Journal.
Nevada lawmakers want to reform the way constables pay their deputies after a Review-Journal investigation uncovered Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell allegedly inflating deputy pay and expenses and pocketing the difference.
Henderson police internal affairs failed to investigate the 2014 accidental prescription-narcotics overdose death of one of its officers even though part of his job was to collect and dispose of expired drugs dropped off by residents, a Review-Journal investigation found.
Cathy Tull, chief marketing officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, has resigned amid separate investigations by the Review-Journal and the Metropolitan Police Department into the public agency’s misspending.
Emails show LVCVA executives used British Airways connections and convention authority resources for their personal benefit.
A top Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority executive has been named in the growing criminal investigation into the theft of Southwest Airlines gift cards bought by the agency, a police report obtained by the Review-Journal shows.
Las Vegas police searched convention authority offices and arrested a key former executive to determine whether the agency’s former CEO Rossi Ralenkotter knew that airline gift cards were purchased with public money before he and other staff used them for personal trips, a knowledgeable source said.