Gwen Walker’s five-decade old mission to preserve and teach Black history was born out of a discouraging visit to the library.
Ricardo Torres-Cortez covers the city of Las Vegas and Clark County. He returned to the Review-Journal, where he’d interned, after a five-year stint at the Las Vegas Sun newspaper. A Mexican-born graduate of UNLV, he’s passionate about soccer, video games, books and coffee.
While Robert Strawder had a dream to “change the narrative” around the North Las Vegas neighborhood where he grew up, he could not quite envision the opening of his Donna Street Community Center.
Jesus Jara, who has been the Clark County School District’s superintendent since 2018, announced in late January that he intends to leave the position. His last day on the job will be Friday.
Michael Lasso, who helped stop an attack on a judge in a Las Vegas courtroom, will be recognized for his efforts by Mayor Carolyn Goodman.
Authorities are investigating after Las Vegas officers shot and killed a man who they say charged at police while armed with a weapon.
The typically tranquil atmosphere around the Springs Preserve natural habitat was awash Saturday with live music and an abundance of smiling faces at the 15th annual Black History Month Festival.
The Clark County coroner’s office ruled that the death of a teenager killed in a minibike crash in a Las Vegas Wash trail last summer was the result of an accident, although a police investigation was ongoing.
Cynthia Puga, Arlette Yousif and Aniea Collins bring new personality to the newscast, which streams twice each weekday.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Wednesday identified a teenage motorist accused of causing a crash that killed him and a second driver in an Las Vegas intersection early Saturday.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department was kept busy with drivers suspected of impairment on Super Bowl Sunday.
Six people were killed after a chartered helicopter bound for Boulder City crashed in the California desert near the Nevada border, according to the NTSB.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV in south Las Vegas Friday evening.
The 38 people killed in Nevada crashes represented a 41 percent increase, and only six of those deaths occurred outside the far more populous Clark County, a report released Friday shows.
A man arrested in a fatal stabbing Saturday is also accused of two random stabbings, and purportedly threatening another stranger shortly before the slaying, police allege.
A suspect is accused of attempted murder in the shooting of a Las Vegas police officer Friday at U.S. 95 and Charleston Boulevard.