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North Las Vegas plans deep cuts if union settlement fails
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Officials in cash-strapped North Las Vegas say they plan to slash spending by 10 to 20 percent if employee unions don't accept a settlement. The negotiations come after...
Hearing begins for Nellis airman charged in wife's slaying
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
A Clark County judge says she'll hear more evidence next week before deciding whether a 33-year-old Nellis Air Force Base technical sergeant will stand trial on a murder charge in the slaying of his wife. Rickey Lee Massey Jr. remained in custody after …
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Horses provide ‘magical’ therapy for valley’s heroes and their families
Friday, March 21, 2014
LIVING LAS VEGAS:
Helping people is what the Las Vegas-based nonprofit organization Horses4Heroes does. Its ranch offers free horse-riding lessons to the families of community heroes: the active-duty military, veterans, police officers, nurses and others who make sacrifices for the valley or country. The horses offer an outlet and therapy …
Body found in vehicle outside VA Medical Center
Thursday, March 20, 2014
A man was found dead inside a vehicle today in the parking lot of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in North Las Vegas. Police were waiting for the Clark County Coroner’s Office to determine the cause of death before...
Talks with unions a crucial piece of North Las Vegas’ financial puzzle
Talks with unions a crucial piece of North Las Vegas’ financial puzzle
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
LOCAL GOVERNMENT:
With only a month left before North Las Vegas must submit to the state its tentative budget, the city is struggling to find practical ways to avoid a ...
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Drug-impaired driver gets up to 20 years in fatal accident
Monday, March 17, 2014
A marijuana-impaired driver who plowed into two teens, killing one of them, on New Year’s Day last year could spend 20 years behind bars. Judge Jerome Tao handed down the maximum sentence — eight to 20 years in prison — to Cristian Diaz during a hearing today in Clark County District Court. Diaz, 20, pleaded guilty last year to...
3 adults, 4 children escape house fire in North Las Vegas
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Three adults and four children were displaced from their North Las Vegas house after it caught fire this morning. Two of the adults were transported to...
Coroner IDs man shot by North Las Vegas Police officer
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A man shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting in North Las Vegas has been identified as 38-year-old David L. Robinson, according to Clark County Coroner’s Office officials.
1 dead in North Las Vegas officer-involved shooting
1 dead in North Las Vegas officer-involved shooting
Monday, March 10, 2014
One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting overnight in a North Las Vegas neighborhood. Officer Chrissie Coon says dispatchers were told the officer planned to stop a pedestrian, and then were told a few minutes later that...
North Las Vegas mayor asks for more time to fix city’s finances
North Las Vegas mayor asks for more time to fix city’s finances
Friday, March 7, 2014
Appearing before the Committee on Local Government Finance, North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee asked for more time to produce more revenue and blamed the city’s problems on...
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County commissioner schedules town-hall meeting on marijuana dispensaries
Friday, March 7, 2014
Local governments across Nevada are grappling with whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within their jurisdictions, and while some cities have already said no, at least one Clark County commissioner would like to hear from the public before taking action.
Man arrested in stabbing death in North Las Vegas
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
North Las Vegas Police arrested a man Tuesday suspected of stabbing and killing a 54-year-old man after a fight at the victim’s apartment, authorities said.
Pet dog dead, home destroyed after fire in North Las Vegas
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A man lost his home and pet dog to a fire in North Las Vegas this afternoon.
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FBI: Property crimes up, violent crimes down across much of Las Vegas Valley
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
While crime statistics can help identify trends, it’s important not to scrutinize them too deeply, said Bill Sousa, a criminal justice professor at UNLV. Slight annual changes are not always indicative of a larger pattern. Data released by the FBI also do not account for...
NLV police investigating city's first homicide of 2014
NLV police investigating city's first homicide of 2014
Monday, March 3, 2014
The first homicide of 2014 in North Las Vegas is under investigation today. Police say the victim is a 54-year-old man, found dead in his apartment in the 2400 block of Webster Street.

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