A pattern of suspicious tire purchases by the state Department of Transportation helped investigators uncover at least $35,000 in theft — and the possibility of hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional taxpayer losses.
In a split vote, the Clark County Commission agreed to spend tax dollars to appeal a court ruling that said autopsy records are public.
The Nevada Attorney General’s office will release the names and salaries of employees after a Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation found unidentified state workers.
A Nevada Department of Transportation worker who helps test employees suspected of on-the-job substance abuse is under investigation for allegedly selling moonshine out of his government vehicle and office in Las Vegas.
Clark County officials are planning to spend taxpayer resources to appeal a court ruling requiring the coroner to release autopsy reports.
The names and salaries of 349 state employees, including park rangers and game wardens, are not public to taxpayers who spent $30.1 million last year in wages and benefits for those staffers.
Autopsy reports are public records in Nevada, a Clark County District Court judge ruled Thursday, providing new transparency in cases of suspicious deaths.
Las Vegas Convention Center security officers left their taxpayer-funded posts to drive former Mayor Oscar Goodman across the valley far more often than officials previously disclosed.
State officials filled two Nevada Transportation Authority positions that were vacated as a result of a scandal involving an officer who had an extensive drunken driving history.
An anonymous tipster informed Nevada Transportation Authority Deputy Commissioner Chris Schneider about the drunken driving arrests of an agency supervisor nearly two months before the staff member crashed a state vehicle, records show.
The supervisor of a former Nevada Transportation Authority officer with a history of drunken driving arrests allowed him to take sick leave to serve his jail sentence — a violation of state policy, records show.
A former state transportation officer with a history of drunken driving arrests was in jail Friday after using drugs, which was prohibited under the terms of his pre-trial release, authorities said.
A Nevada Transportation Authority supervisor with a history of drunken driving and a heroin arrest resigned Monday – hours before he was expected to answer Department of Public Safety questions.
The head of the state department that oversees the Nevada Transportation Authority fired two top officials Wednesday after a Review-Journal investigation found lapses in background checks for an agency supervisor with multiple DUI arrests.
Authorities notified two state agencies about the drunken driving arrests of an employee who was later allowed to continue working as a law officer with use of a state vehicle.