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Jul 31, 2015

When is an employee not an employee?


Jul 31, 2015

More and more police departments across the country are equipping their officers with body cameras. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is in the process of acquiring more.


Jul 31, 2015

For a machine with a processing power equivalent to 9,000 laptops running at once, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' Cherry Creek supercomputer was anything but strong the day it arrived last November.


Jul 31, 2015

You, the public, want your police officers armed…with cameras.


Jul 31, 2015

A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a driver to death during a routine traffic stop probably would not have been indicted for murder, authorities say, without a key piece of evidence — video from a camera worn by the cop.


Jul 30, 2015

The abysmal state of juvenile justice in much of Indian country took up an entire chapter of the Indian Law and Order Commission’s 2013 report, “A Roadmap For Making Native America Safer.”


Jul 29, 2015
If you turned on 91.5 KUNV-FM at 10:20 a.m. on July 27, you heard a cover of Jackie Wilson’s “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” by saxophonist Dave Koz—a tune indicative of the smooth jazz typically broadcast on UNLV’s radio station at that time. If you tuned in exactly 12 hours later, however, you heard “Brill Bruisers” by indie stalwarts The New Pornographers, which is neither smooth jazz nor the station’s traditional weeknight fare.

Jul 29, 2015
UNLV Criminal Justice researchers released the results of a national survey gauging the public's opinion of body worn cameras on police officers.

Jul 29, 2015
Finally, after an hour, most of the crowd was gone. What remained were the local writers as well as a college football reporter from USA Today.

Jul 29, 2015
When you’re only the fifth person ever to do something, as UNLV coach Tony Sanchez is, it piques outside interest.

Jul 29, 2015

For many Spanglish it seems to be a hybrid language which is inevitable when living in a bicultural country, while for others it is the impairment of the Spanish language.


Jul 29, 2015

In 1787, as the Constitutional Convention recessed having completed its work, an anxious lady asked Benjamin Franklin: “So Dr. Franklin, what kind of government are we to have?”


Jul 28, 2015
You scoured apartment guides and drove circles around the city trying to find the perfect place to call home.

Jul 28, 2015
For a machine with a processing power equivalent to 9,000 laptops running at once, UNLV’s Cherry Creek supercomputer was anything but strong the day it arrived last November.