A neuromuscular disease forced former Clark County Fire Capt. Dennis Snider into early retirement more than 10 years ago, and the cause of the illness remains a mystery.
Jacob Lasky worked for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from August to October 2018. Born and raised in Las Vegas, he graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in May 2018. Prior to coming to the Review-Journal, he actively freelanced for Desert Companion, the monthly magazine of Nevada Public Radio. He also served as a staff writer, A&E editor, and audience engagement manager for his college newspaper, The Scarlet & Gray Free Press.
Former Clark County teacher and coach John Cwik ran his final race in November at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half-Marathon. He has been gradually losing mobility in the left half of his body over the past year.
A man died after being run over by a dump truck on the south end of the Strip on Wednesday morning.
Clark County firefighters advised Lynch Elementary School children to crawl beneath the simulated smoke and make their way out of a window to avoid the fire on the other side of the door. The children escaped down a ladder outside.
Members of the Nevada Task Force One water rescue team returned home Monday afternoon to hugs and kisses after providing aid during Hurricane Florence.
Students in UNLV’s Magic, Witchcraft and Religion class learn about mystical topics such as ritual magic, dream magic, vision quests and shamanism. It’s one of a number of eclectic UNLV offerings this semester.
A boy who was critically injured in a fiery crash on Sept. 15 in the east Las Vegas Valley has died, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
Clark County School District police and the Metropolitan Police Department investigated threats made against Foothill and Liberty high schools on Sunday but determined students and staff were not in danger.
A male suspect, who reportedly fled on foot after the Sept. 7 attack on a camper in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, was taken into custody in Grand Junction, Colorado, on Sept. 19 on unrelated charges, park officials said.
The Henderson Police Department is investigating a second suspected murder-suicide reported late Thursday night.
The Tough Mudder Las Vegas gym, the second of its kind nationwide, was slated to open in April but instead had a soft opening Aug. 6 due to construction delays, said owner Alona Burns. This month’s grand opening included free high-intensity training and festivities such as a ribbon cutting.
Las Vegas police last week arrested a Clark County School District bus driver in two sexual assault cases , officials said.
Former Nevada National Security Site employee Ted Yanuzis sought help and found Nuclear Care Partners, which provides free in-home care to former atomic workers who developed illnesses after exposure to radiation and other toxic materials.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a man who was found shot to death in Henderson Wednesday afternoon.