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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 ...
Photo: Cristian Diaz and his lawyer stand as Judge Jerome
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...
Photo: Flowering female marijuana plants
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.
Photo: Shaquile Carr, center, celebrates after forcing a
Canyon Springs ditches the outside shot, storms past Spanish Springs and into state championship game
Thursday, February 27, 2014
high school basketball:
RENO — As soon as Chris Nelson’s 3-point attempt left his hands, Canyon Springs High basketball coach Freddie Banks looked toward his bench to make a substitution. But Nelson’s shot, the Pioneers lone 3-point attempt in the second half of today’s state semifinals against Spanish Springs, bounced of the front of the rim and rattled down for three points. Nelson was safe. So was Canyon Springs.
At special meeting, NLV officials to tackle union contracts amid budget woes
At special meeting, NLV officials to tackle union contracts amid budget woes
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
North Las Vegas officials will continue exploring possible solutions to fix the city’s troubled budget at a special city council meeting tonight.
14 displaced after separate fires in North Las Vegas
14 displaced after separate fires in North Las Vegas
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Fourteen people were displaced late Friday after two unrelated house fires erupted in North Las Vegas.

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