A Las Vegas police officer shot before daylight Friday came through surgery fine, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said, but one man's wound leaves a mark on the whole department.
A quick search of the word "pogonip" on Twitter will pull up a long list of tweets asking what the word even means, in response to a guide to each state's unofficial state word. But according to an interactive map posted by Slate, Nevada's unofficial state word is pogonip, according to linguistics research focused on slang words.
The local hero turned out to be a killer.
The Clark County School District again will ask a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed last year by the family of a Henderson middle school student who killed herself after she suffered months of bullying.
In an interview earlier with the Review-Journal the rapper talked about his plans to expand the efforts of SLAM (Sports & Leadership Academy), the Miami-based charter he helped launch in 2013, by opening up a new campus here in Las Vegas in 2017.
Last week one of Melissa Lim's former students stopped by her class after school and handed her $12. "This is for your baby," he told the Harney Middle School teacher.
OK, so this could happen.
A musical parody of the 1995 movie, the all-singing, all-lapdancing "Showgirls" begins a month-long run Thursday at the Onyx Theatre.
A kite surfer was hit by a car after a strong gust of wind pushed him onto a San Francisco highway on Friday, police said.
A second civil rights lawsuit has been filed by survivors of an inmate who died after a 2013 struggle with officers at the Clark County Detention Center.
A member of Nevada's elected Board of Regents — who's defended higher education officials against allegations of plagiarism — used several paragraphs of a California report without citation in his University of Nevada, Reno dissertation.
Jerad and Amanda Miller were defiant until the very end. Cornered after slaying three people and expecting their own deaths, the couple kept up the police-hating rhetoric investigators would later find immortalized in a self-glorifying shrine.