Teena Acree wiped tears from her eyes Saturday during a rally as she talked about watching body camera footage from the day her uncle died in Las Vegas police custody.
Julie joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in July 2019 as a reporter for The View, covering the southwest/Henderson area. She grew up in southern California, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. She worked as an education and health reporter at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho for eight years. Before that, she was an education and county government reporter for two years at the Elko Daily Free Press in Elko, Nev.
A Las Vegas police officer was hospitalized Saturday after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle in the central valley.
The Las Vegas Valley is in for a fire weather watch on Monday, with dry conditions, low humidity and wind gusts up to 35 mph.
Police responded to the crash at 6:58 p.m. Friday on South Pecos Road, south of East Flamingo Road.
Todd Curry, an associate professor of political science at the University of Texas, El Paso, will present “A View from El Paso: The Immigration Crisis in Context” Sept. 17.
Natalie Winslow will compete in December at the Mrs. World pageant, held in Las Vegas. Mrs. America is a pageant in which participants are married women.
Above average temperatures are expected to continue through Saturday, with a high of 105, but relief is expected starting Sunday.
A 19-year-old woman died Friday night after being shot in North Las Vegas, police said Saturday. The victim’s family had reported her missing earlier in the evening.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is investigating and sending notices to some Summerlin residents after mail was stolen from the Summerlin post office.
Seven months after the launch of a Henderson specialty license plate, only 108 have been sold. The Nevada DMV requires 3,000 plates to be sold in the first full year.
The observation hive, which is enclosed behind glass, was installed in March at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve’s visitor center. It is home to between 20,000 and 30,000 bees.
The Clark County Regional Flood Control District has plans for projects to help alleviate flooding in southwest Las Vegas.
Every child’s apraxia is different, but hallmark signs include babbling very little during infancy or distorting vowels. An estimated 1 or 2 children per 1,000 have CAS.
The National Weather Service has extended an excessive heat warning through Sunday night, with high temperatures expected to reach 106 to 110 degrees.