Former longtime coroner Michael Murphy was brought in to ease growing tension amid workplace complaints against Public Administrator Robert Telles.
Jeff joined the Review-Journal in 2010 after a lengthy, award-winning career at the Las Vegas Sun, where he was a columnist and reporter who covered courts, politics, labor, government and organized crime. He has a masters degree from Marquette University and is the author of the 2001 true crime book, “Murder in Sin City.”
The website, concouncilwoman.com, surfaced last September raising defamatory allegations against Las Vegas City Councilwoman Victoria Seaman.
The Clark County Public Administrator’s office has faced dissension for two years, with staffers alleging stress because of an improper relationship between the boss and a co-worker.
Four candidates are seeking to replace university Regent Patrick Carter, who is not seeking another six-year term on the board.
Former Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager is seeking to return to public service as a university regent, but faces four challengers in the primary.
John Moran III is seeking another six-year term on the Board of Regents, facing off with problem gambling advocate Stephanie Goodman and ex-beauty queen Jennifer Bandiero.
Administrators are recommending a five-day suspension for Shushan Sadjadi for violations of school policy, including attempts to get students to speak with reporters.
Before the Las Vegas race, organizers have to deal with a legal dispute between a Miami tech entrepreneur with ties to the Strip, and Formula One and Liberty Media.
The Garside Junior High School teacher was ordered to leave campus, said attorney Brian Berman, and her keys and badge were taken.
A Las Vegas junior high school teacher says multiple students told her about uncomfortable searches. The principal emailed parents saying allegations are “unsubstantiated.”
A court panel upholds the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against the UFC president by a Las Vegas man, Ernesto Joshua Ramos, who was convicted of trying to extort him.
Clark County’s Ross Miller has been hit with an ethics complaint after questioning the licensing process for a marijuana dispensary near a topless club.
Jeff Buchanan says he will retire at age 50 when he becomes eligible for retirement benefits.
Following release from a Nevada prison in 2010 on charges stemming from the mysterious death of Ted Binion, the Montana businessman has spent a decade remaking his past.
County commissioner questions how Cheyenne Medical, which does business as Thrive Cannabis Marketplace, got a license without a public hearing.