Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.


A homeless man sleeps at an encampment for the homeless along Las Vegas Boulevard. (photo: Spencer Platt/Getty images)

Money Will Help Fight Homelessness

More than $6.5 million in federal money is headed to southern Nevada to help tackle homelessness.


LDS Bishop David Musselman dressed as a homeless man to teach a lesson about humility and kindness. (Getty Images)

Mormon Bishop Goes Undercover As Homeless Man

A Mormon bishop disguised himself as a homeless man to teach his congregation about kindness.


Kids help as volunteers rehab WestCare Womens and Childrens Campus. Photo: HGome Depot Foundation.

Womens Vets Shelter Gets Re-Do

The Home Depot Foundation is rehabbing a womens shelter off Rancho Drive.


photo courtesy of KXNT/Smith

Las Vegas Leaders Identify Problem Areas

Mayor Carolyn Goodman continues her assault on making Las Vegas a better place to live in the form of a faith forum.



Clark County’s Homeless Total Down

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There are more homeless people currently living on the streets of Clark County than there were in 2009, but homelessness overall has dropped by 15 percent since then. A Clark County […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/12/2011