Tired of dead ends in Hollywood, Jim Cowan moved to Las Vegas and bet his career that the strange, surreal art he loved would be a big deal. It was a winning gamble.
Named Review-Journal Investigations Editor in February 2023, Art has been a reporter, editor, producer and executive producer at top metro newspapers and a top 20-market television station. His work sparked indictments, audits and changes to state law. He has been honored with two duPont-Columbia awards, a Peabody and was a finalist for the Investigative Reporters and Editors honor. Since joining the RJ, his stories led to indictments of convention officials, the Henderson constable and a revamping of the state dental board, including the resignation of half the board and termination of the top two staffers. His stories about police misconduct and Nye County Sheriff deputies' failures to stop an impaired driver won top state awards, including Story of the Year, and Video of the Year. He also won best investigative story at the Nevada Press Association in 2021 and 2022. He was honored as Nevada's outstanding journalist in 2020 and again in 2022.
Capt. David Boruchowitz stands accused of using his position to falsely arrest the former CEO of Valley Electric Association.
Capt. David Boruchowitz was the focus of Review-Journal investigations last year, and the FBI raided the Nye County Sheriff’s Office in August.
A secret memo alleges that Maureen Schafer, who was chief of staff at the UNLV medical school in 2017, repeatedly harassed, discriminated against and intimidated staff.
Jeff Wells repeatedly tried to get his son a job with the Clark County district attorney’s office when he was being terminated from the public defender’s office.
Deputy County Manager Jeff Wells was paid while on administrative leave for three months before his retirement, then cashed out more than $170,000 in accrued benefits.
Why is Clark County using outdated court rulings and internal policies to prevent taxpayers from learning about an investigation into a retired official?
Jeff Wells, who had been on administrative leave, supervised at least four departments where Review-Journal investigations exposed corruption or other problems.
Regent Byron Brooks spent taxpayers’ dollars producing a letter claiming transparency, but he did not return calls to discuss the letter or the actions of universities.
Deputy County Manager Jeff Wells was placed on paid administrative leave after discussing his son’s discipline with a county attorney.
Today’s installment of “What Are They Hiding?” is a primer that defines a public record and explains how a person who wants public information can go about getting it.
Robert Telles, the former Clark County public administrator accused of killing a Review-Journal reporter, is selling five rental properties in Arkansas.
The higher education institutions refused to provide documents that should be available for public inspection under state law.
Taxpayers are footing the bill for Cadillacs, Audis, Teslas and other luxury vehicles for some of Southern Nevada’s highest-compensated government employees.
Robin Lehner’s purchase of a snake farm began a “Tiger King”-like episode featuring alleged nonpayment of funds by the Golden Knights goalie and the murder of the snake farm’s previous owner by his wife and another man.