It might be hard for theater groups in southern Nevada to get a lot of attention considering the bright lights of the strip. But, with the arrival of the Smith Center, how much will local theater benefit? And, what shows are coming up that are worth catching?.
They broke up in October 2011, but the drama is just beginning. Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak and former Henderson City Councilwoman Kathleen Vermillion dated and swapped barbs at separate press conferences.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal has undertaken a year-long review of police shootings in Clark County. The series has documented a culture reluctant to change as well as training and personnel procedures inadequate to change the system. The reporters as well as critics of the system join us to discuss the findings on the culture of local police departments and the failings of the inquest process to bring out the facts in police shootings.
The coroner's office has a backlog of 14 inquests into police-related shootings. Thanks to a legal battle, it may not get to those inquests anytime soon. The inquest process was recently revamped after a series of officer-related shootings, but a recent court challenge filed by three Metro police officers is delaying that process. The last coroner's inquest was nine months ago, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that they might not catch up until 2013. So what happened? What led to this delay, and when might families and police next see an inquest process?