Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:17 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:17:24 GMT
ORLANDO - CBS News reports an FBI agent was involved in a fatal shootout in Orlando, Florida early Wednesday morning. CBS News senior correspondent John Miller reports the victim was a friend of TamerlanMore>>
CBS News reports an FBI agent was involved in a fatal shootout in Orlando, Florida early Wednesday morning. CBS News reports the victim was a friend of one of two suspects of the Boston Marathon bombing.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:00 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:00:18 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Clark County students experience some the largest classes in the country. And while that overcrowding is expected to decrease by one or two students, the vast majority of kids won't see anyMore>>
Clark County students experience some the largest classes in the country. Although the overcrowding is expected to decrease by one or two students next year, the vast majority of kids won't see any significant change.More>>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:56 AM EDT2013-05-22 10:56:40 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are on scene of a shooting on the 1700 block of Karen Avenue at the Sonoma Shadows Apartments with an FBI agent being shot. This started off as an FBI Task Force InvestigationMore>>
The search for a homicide suspect turned into a shooting Tuesday night. More>>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:47 AM EDT2013-05-22 10:47:05 GMT
LAS VEGAS - The Clark County School Board appoints Pat Skorkowsky as the next superintendent of the school district. The board is in contract negotiations with Skorkowsky, but the details of the contractMore>>
The Clark County Board of School Trustees appointed Pat Skorkowsky as the next superintendent of the school district Tuesday night. More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:05 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:05:29 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a crash involving a teenager who was hit by a vehicle. According to police, the victim was walking on a sidewalk at about 2:50 p.m. Tuesday near Tropicana AvenueMore>>
Metro Police are investigating an incident where a teenager was clipped by a truck's side mirror.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:04 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:04:36 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating the discovery of a deceased person in a home in northwest Las Vegas. According to Metro, a person arrived at the home in the 8000 block of Green Pasture AvenueMore>>
Metro Police are investigating the discovery of a deceased person in a home in northwest Las Vegas.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:55 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:55:25 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- The ratio of students to teachers in the Clark County School District from first through fifth grade and the ratio of students to classes in kindergarten gradually improved toward the endMore>>
The ratio of students to teachers in the Clark County School District from first through fifth grade and the ratio of students to classes in kindergarten gradually improved toward the end of the last decade but worsened after the 2009-2010 school year.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:45:27 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- The deadly tornado in Oklahoma is bringing back some bad memories for one woman who now calls Las Vegas her home. Stephanie McGregor is originally from Moore, Oklahoma and lived there whenMore>>
The deadly tornado in Oklahoma is bringing back some bad memories for one woman now living in Las Vegas.More>>
LAS VEGAS -- Nevada's wild horses have been at the center of controversy for years, but the debate is now getting more attention because of a meeting going on in Las Vegas this week with people who want to round up the horses and slaughter them for food.
Protestors have been on the Las Vegas Strip educating the public about what's being discussed at the horse summit. Some ranchers want to open a slaughter house in Wyoming and then use the horses for human consumption.
They say it is a humane way to ease the horse over-population problem, but wild horse advocates disagree saying the move is all about making a quick buck.
"They are claiming that we have so many wild horses that this is the humane way to dispose of them and basically what they are is a group horse breeders and livestock industry people who want to promote the slaughter of horses and continue the irresponsible breeding of horses," said Suzanne Roy with American Wild Horse Preservation.
Roy says slaughtering horses is not a humane way to ease the over-population issue. She says the problem is the breeders themselves who breed nearly 250,000 horses every year and dispose of those they don't want.
After an outcry against slaughterhouses, the federal government cut off funding for inspections for American run slaughterhouses, but now some in the horse and livestock community want to open one in Wyoming.
"Having taken the position that slaughter is not a viable management position for America's wild horses, then we must be willing to entertain other ideas to identify other alternatives and then be willing to purse those," said Bureau of Land Management National Director Bob Abbey.
Many horses in the U.S. are currently transported to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada, but horse advocates do not want to see one open here. They say Americans culturally do not consume horse meat and therefore the meat will be shipped overseas for consumption and will line the pocketbooks of horse breeders and the livestock industry.