Initially, four deputies’ claims were denied because California and local law limited law enforcement workers’ compensation claims to on- and off-duty incidents within the state.
Briana Erickson covers homeless and veterans’ issues for the Review-Journal. A proud “Florida Woman” living in the desert, she centers her reporting around people living in the shadows.
The two were part of the first group of U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers sent to Afghanistan less than a month after 9/11, where they secretly entered the country on horseback.
Months after its entire board resigned amid an investigation of possible misappropriation of funds, the region’s only no-kill shelter has a new president and board of directors.
Brig. Gen. William Burks, 65, who led both the reserve forces for 10 years, handed over the title of adjutant general to Brig. Gen. Ondra Berry, 60, Saturday in Reno.
While many newly renovated units at the complex will be reserved for veterans, the city of Las Vegas will lease 10 units to help those transitioning out of homelessness.
Shani Coleman, deputy director of government affairs, and Deacon Thomas Roberts, CEO of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, will represent the city on the new panel.
MGM Resorts International’s plans to build a community center on concert grounds targeted by a gunman nearly two years ago drew praise from some, but left others chagrined by a move to use the site for a temporary parking lot.
Three Square food bank on Tuesday kicked off its fourth annual Hunger Action Month food and fund drive.
She made headlines in 2006 when she and the ACLU of Nevada filed a federal lawsuit to strike down a Las Vegas ordinance making it illegal to feed the homeless in city parks.
Southern Nevada’s only no-kill animal shelter is suing its ousted president for allegedly refusing to hand over important account information to the organization’s new trustee.
Twenty-seven members of the Nevada Army National Guard who will deploy for Afghanistan on Wednesday morning took part in a mobilization ceremony Tuesday.
The rule would eliminate “categorical eligibility,” which allows some people enrolled in other federal assistance programs to automatically qualify for food stamps.
The number of hepatitis A cases in Clark County continues to climb, with 83 cases and one death reported in 2019.
Clark County on Thursday presented a breakdown of the 5,530 homeless people counted during this year’s annual Southern Nevada Homeless Census.
Despite some early growing pains, city officials say the the facility is already beginning to make a difference in addressing homelessness in Las Vegas.