Clark County Detention Center staff say they have had 5 riots this year at the downtown jail. So, for the first time the staff has started regular shake-downs of high-security in-mates. KNPR's Ky Plaskon reports.
The Phillipines has filed suit in Nevada against Placer Dome. The 5th largest mining company in the world was a major stockholder in a company that mined more than $1-billion of copper in the Phillipines. The suit claims widespread environmental damage.
The ACLU and private attorneys filed a federal lawsuit yesterday alleging that actions by Metro and a taser company resulted in the wrongful death of a man who was handcuffed. The suit seeks $10-million in compensation.
After 55 years, Las Vegas lost it's evening newspaper this week. The Las Vegas Sun was rolled into morning distribution with the Las Vegas Review-Journal. It's an anomaly in the U.S. newspaper industry.
On Friday UNLV held its first conference on youth and gambling. It is a new field of study according to organizers and discussion about Internet gambling it is coming to a head. KNPR's Ky Plaskon reports.
One of the Clark County Disaster Response Teams deployed to Mississippi has returned from hurricane relief efforts. Now another Clark County team is preparing to leave for hurricane preparations in Texas. KNPR's Ky Plaskon reports.