A southern Nevada program that helps homeless veterans get back on their feet is getting a boost from the U.S. Department of Labor.
A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.
Hot meals, showers, medical and dental care are just some of the services homeless and at-risk vets can get today and tomorrow as part of the 11th annual Veteran’s Stand Down.
Las Vegas officials are launching an effort to get corporate sponsors to put up $1,000 a year to underwrite the cost of maintaining curbside “Donation Station” collection spots to raise money to benefit the homeless.
The federal government has pledged $6.6 million this year to help the homeless in Southern Nevada.
With budgets thin, and the number of homeless pushing well above 9,000, the city of Las Vegas is recruiting help from the valley’s faith-based organizations.
Democratic Sen. Harry Reid has announced $7.4 million in federal grants to fight homelessness in Nevada.
Hundreds of people in need were treated to a Christmas Day dinner in the valley.
A group of homeless people got into a verbal altercation leading to the stabbing of one man.
Do you really believe in bad luck on Friday the 13th? Callers tell us if they believe in bad luck.