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April 18, 2014

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Court overturns conviction of man who threatened former NLV police chief
Thursday, April 17, 2014
A federal appeals court panel Thursday reversed the conviction of a man who sent emails threatening former North Las Vegas Police Chief Joseph ...
Developers moving forward on huge North Las Vegas master plan community
Developers moving forward on huge North Las Vegas master plan community
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Developers planning to build 15,000 homes in North Las Vegas told the city council today they hope to have shovels in the ground before the end of the year on one of the...
North Las Vegas finalizing budget to submit to state
North Las Vegas finalizing budget to submit to state
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
North Las Vegas administrators were finishing a tentative budget to submit to the Nevada Department of Taxation on Tuesday in a bid to avoid a state takeover of city finances and ...
Firefighters battling blaze at North Las Vegas recycling center
Friday, April 11, 2014
North Las Vegas firefighters were battling a fire at recycling center this afternoon. Firefighters were called about 3 p.m. to...
Labor deals pull North Las Vegas from 'brink of despair'
Labor deals pull North Las Vegas from 'brink of despair'
Thursday, April 10, 2014
North Las Vegas has reached agreements with the last of its employee unions today that will help the city balance its budget and avoid a takeover by ...
Amid Sandoval's intervention, NLV reaches deal with 2 unions
Amid Sandoval's intervention, NLV reaches deal with 2 unions
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Gov. Brian Sandoval has stepped into contentious negotiations between North Las Vegas and its employee unions, and apparently he's had an effect. Two of the city’s four unions have ...
Nevadans getting nickel-and-dimed as gas prices climb
Nevadans getting nickel-and-dimed as gas prices climb
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The temperature isn’t all that’s rising across Nevada this spring; AAA reports gasoline prices are up more than a dime a gallon since March. The average cost...
NLV struggling to seal a deal with unions, setting back its fiscal goals
NLV struggling to seal a deal with unions, setting back its fiscal goals
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The city had hoped to reach a deal with its unions to close an $18 million deficit before it submitted its tentative budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the state on ...
Court hearing on fraud-related charges for father of quints delayed until June 20
Court hearing on fraud-related charges for father of quints delayed until June 20
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Deon Derrico, the father of a set of Las Vegas quintuplets, will wait to have his day in court on real-estate fraud charges. This morning in North Las Vegas Justice Court, a preliminary hearing for Derrico was continued until …
Photo: A view from the top of the High Roller observation
Take a spin: High Roller observation wheel opens for riders
Monday, March 31, 2014
The world’s tallest observation wheel opened for business today in Las Vegas. Tickets are now on sale to ride the 550-foot-tall High Roller at the Linq, between the Flamingo and the Quad. Attendants welcomed the wheel’s first ticketed passengers at 1 p.m. today. Executives with Caesars Entertainment, which built the complex, have said they expected between...
Woman dies in North Las Vegas after failing to yield
Sunday, March 30, 2014
A 50-year-old woman died Saturday after crashing her truck into a sedan in North Las Vegas.
North Las Vegas still hopes unions will help bail city out of fiscal crisis
North Las Vegas still hopes unions will help bail city out of fiscal crisis
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Despite talk of severe layoffs and cuts to services, North Las Vegas officials insisted today a financial calamity still could be averted if a deal was struck with the city’s employee unions. But the window to reach agreements...
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 …
Photo: Sophie Juhl, 5, of North Las Vegas interacts with
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 …

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