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Henderson budget shortfall could mean higher taxes, fees

Henderson budget shortfall could mean higher taxes, fees


The City of Henderson is staring down the barrel of a $19 million budget shortfall.Proposed ways to bridge the gap include cutting services at local parks and recreation centers and increasing property taxes. More>>

Connection drawn between cattle roundup and BLM report


Supporters of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy say the Bureau of Land Management may have impounded his cattle because of recommendations the agency made last month to preserve Gold Butte land Bundy has used without paying federal grazing fees. More>>

Facebook introduces 'Nearby Friends' as optional feature


Want to check to see if any of your Facebook friends are near you? The social site is about to make that possible with "Nearby Friends," an option you can enable to see who's nearby. More>>

Cadillac through the years at Town Square

Fans of Cadillac descended on Town Square over the weekend to check out the iconic car over the years as it celebrates its 112th anniversary.


NGAGE Program Teaches Teens Volunteerism

United Way of Southern Nevada offers the Next Generation Actively Gaining Experience (NGAGE) program, which encourages teens to pursue volunteerism. One of the students visited 8 News NOW. More>>

Medical professionals stress the importance of oral health


Regardless of your race or gender, oral care is extremely important, but often ignored. The Centers for Disease Control say nearly 65 percent of 3rd graders in Nevada have had some form of tooth decay. More>>

Driving You Crazy: Poor conditions along Warm Springs


A viewer says Warm Springs Road near Valle Verde Drive is riddled with potholes, and not enough is being done to repair it. More>>

Culinary Union signs tentative agreement with Golden Nugget


The Culinary Union announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Golden Nugget Las Vegas for a five-year contract.

Loved ones of gun violence victims asking for stricter gun control


A young woman deeply affected by a tragic mass shooting visited Las Vegas Wednesday to rally for change. Erica Lafferty's mother was killed in the Newtown, Connecticut massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary.

City approves return of horse-drawn carriages to downtown


Horse-drawn carriages have not been seen in Las Vegas since 1985, but soon that could all change.

State finds adults changed student answers on Kelly Elementary tests


The state says that one or more adults at Kelly Elementary School changed answer sheets on standardized test given in spring 2012. However, they have not been able to determine which individual or individuals did it. More>>

Wrestling champions gather in Las Vegas

Thousands of wrestlers from 45 states are in Las Vegas for the Open Wrestling Championships. Chris Maathuis looks at what saved the sport from Olympic disaster.


Police, parents and teachers needed to combat school violence


School violence is an epidemic that won't quit. Earlier this month, a student from O'Callaghan Middle School was taken to the hospital after a fight in the lunchroom. More>>

Gloria Lee Pleads 'Not Guilty' in most recent charges


The woman accused of setting fire to her pet store pleaded not guilty to charges of insurance fraud. More>>

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