Southern Nevada, along with Central Arizona and Southern California, make up a “hot zone” that is reporting the highest number of mosquito-borne West Nile virus cases in the country. The Southern Nevada Health District recently reported 28 cases of West Nile virus in Clark County. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CCSD and the CCEA have reached an agreement on teacher pay avoiding a potential strike from teachers all across the Clark County School District.
Speakers react after CCSD meeting. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
At approximately 3:35pm on Monday, July 01, 2019, Clark County Fire and Rescue along with Las Vegas Fire and Rescue responded to an apartment fire at 5100 E. Tropicana. Only one minor injury was reported. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
The deans fired by Superintendent Jesus Jara were more likely to be African American or
Hispanic than the administrators who kept their jobs.
The 2019 Elections wrap up in Clark County including an upset in the Boulder City Mayor race.
The early voting results in Clark County municipal general election with Steve Sebelius and Aaron Drawhorn, live from the Review-Journal newsroom.
Year after year, late or no-show buses in the Clark County School District draw the ire of parents and students alike. One year the problem even prompted a parent to crack a school bus window in frustration over a late drop-off. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Marriage License Bureau in Clark County began issuing a Certificate of Vow Renewal to married couples who are renewing their wedding vows on Jan. 3, 2019. (Shea Johnson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Metropolitan briefs the media on the recent arrests made regarding the 18th street gang.
This year the park will be celebrating the Northern Flicker. The program is designed to teach about that bird, and encourage people to visit the Wetlands and walk the same distance the bird migrates each year.
Nevada’s government employees are selling their unused paid time off at retirement. Former Henderson City Manager Mark Calhoun got nearly $475,000 when he retired. Local governments in Clark and Washoe counties owe employees more than $600 million for unused time off.
Clark County School District Trustee Kevin Child announced a sweeping lawsuit against fellow trustees and former school district leadership along with attorney Craig Mueller on Sept 7.
Aaliyah Inghram, a 10-year-old girl who was shot while protecting her 18-month-old brother and 4-year-old cousin during a shooting on May 8, awarded medal of courage. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
Clark County firefighters battled a house fire early Friday morning in Henderson. The house, located near Volunteer Boulevard and Executive Airport Drive, was fully engulfed in flames about 2 a.m. Shifting winds sent massive plumes of smoke across the southern Las Vegas Valley sky. As of 3 a.m. , the cause of the fire was not known and no injuries were reported.
A Clark County, Nevada, representative touted the role of McCarran International Airport as a technology innovator on Monday. The airport owns and operates all 20,000 pieces of hardware on site, which includes computers, signs, boarding passes and boarding gate scanners. The airport is used to test new technologies like bag tags that emit electromagnetic waves for tracking.
Clark County Commissioners may eliminate the last two elected constable positions after controversies in the Henderson and North Las Vegas constable offices. (Arthur Kane/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Armin Van Damme, owner of City Athletic Boxing, works with youth from Spring Mountain Youth Camp at City Athletic Boxing in Las Vegas. Van Damme is being honored by Clark County on Tuesday for his work training at-risk youth in the community. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Southern Nevada has a growing affordable-housing crisis. Nevada is ranked as the worst state in the nation at providing affordable housing to extremely low-income families. Some 168,000 low-income households in Clark County need assistance obtaining affordable housing. Wait lists in Nevada have nearly doubled in size since 2014 for the nation’s most prolific type of affordable housing. Last year Nevada had the fourth-lowest homeownership rate among U.S. states. Only 55 percent of Nevada households owned a home.
Clark County added 2nd most new residents in 2017. Clark County added more new residents last year than almost any other county in the nation, Nevada’s most populous county grew by 47,355 residents in 2017. The Census Bureau pegged Clark County’s population at 2,204,079 as of July 1, up 2.2 percent from the July 1, 2016 estimate of 2,156,724.
Last year, over 1,750 state and local employees took home over $200,000 in total compensation. Expect that number to grow to around 2,500 once Clark County and the Nevada System of Higher Education submit their data.
The Clark County coroner’s office has released the identification of a body found near Mount Charleston Sunday night. Izaak Paul Towery, 23, of Las Vegas died from multiple sharp force injuries, the coroner’s office said. His death has been ruled a homicide. Towery’s body was found after a hiker reported seeing a body between mile markers 9 and 11 on Kyle Canyon Road, Las Vegas police said. An officer later found the body. Based on evidence at the scene, Metro said, detectives determined Towery had been stabbed several times at that location. His death marked the 42nd homicide in Clark County this year and the 36th investigated by Metro,
The Nevada Division of Minerals and Clark County plan to permanently close at least 40 abandoned mine shafts at the valley’s southwestern edge. The hazardous mine openings are left over from a gypsum mine that operated from 1909 until 1931. Work to fill in the shafts is set to start April 2 and take about a month. The project is expected to cost about $250,000.
Clark County is inviting residents to sign a banner with messages of support for Parkland, Fla., after the school shooting that left 17 dead. County commissioners were the first to sign the banner Tuesday morning. The banner can be found in the rotunda of the Clark County Government Center. It will be sent to Parkland next week.
Las Vegas Police and the Clark County Fire Department are investigating a suspected arson at 4330 W. Desert Inn Road.
A fire broke out around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Metropolitan police later arrived at the scene and taped off the area. Clark County fire investigators believe the fire was intentionally set. Check back at lvrj.com for more details.
Clark County firefighters responded Monday night to a vacant house fire at 3687 Lanai Ave. Neighbors said the people living there had moved out recently, but had been cleaning the house over the weekend. Neighbors watched as firefighters quickly doused flames coming from inside a car port. One grateful neighbor thanked firefighters with cookies. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
2007: Israeli investors buy and implode New Frontier hotel 2014: Crown Resorts acquires property through foreclosure 2015: Clark County approves plans for 1,100-room, 3.4 million-square-foot Alon Las Vegas 2016: Crown backs out of Alon project 2017: Site listed for $400 million 2017: Wynn Resorts agrees to buy site for $336 million
With six weeks remaining in 2017, Clark County has already logged its deadliest year on record for pedestrians. So far, 62 walkers were fatally struck as of Thursday, eclipsing the previous all-time high of 60 killed in 2015. Between 2013 and 2016, 24 people were fatally struck by vehicles along Boulder Highway, Southern Nevada’s deadliest stretch of roadway. Andrew Bennett, traffic safety office spokesman
Las Vegas’ growth of new-home sales might slow in coming months, a new report says. But 2017 should still be seen as a “very good year.” Home Builders Research says almost 5,800 new homes were sold in Clark County this year through August. That’s up 19 percent from the same period last year. The report says 2017 should be “remembered as a possible turning point” for the market.
Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Deborah Lippis resigned last week. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)