Nevada official ousted over squalid homes for mentally ill

MGN Online RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada state official responsible for residential care for severely mentally ill people has been ousted after an audit found squalid conditions at taxpayer-funded homes under a program she oversaw. Amy Roukie resigned instead of being fired as Division of Public and Behavioral Health State Health administrator, Human Services chief Richard Whitley said, according to a Reno Gazette Journal report last week.

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What Are Some Of The News Stories For Tuesday In Las Vegas Nevada?

Las Vegas on this Tuesday afternoon is about as lively as it always is, and it never stops. What surprised me was the top Las Vegas news story on one website was all about avoiding the stress of post office shipping during the holidays. It is Christmastime after all, and you might not want to stand in line at the post office if you don’t have to, that’s for sure. Still, what’s going on in Vegas that pertains only to the city?

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