Vegas constable accused of sexual harassment
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman has filed a discrimination complaint against Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura, claiming he sexually harassed her and other female employees. The Las Vegas Sun reports Kristy Henderson filed the complaint July 16 with the Clark County Office of Diversity. Henderson, who was Bonaventura’s only female deputy until she was fired July 13, alleges the constable asked her to wear a “mini-skirt and garter” to work...
Romney: ‘I have paid taxes every year’
NORTH LAS VEGAS — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared Friday that he has “paid taxes every year — and a lot of taxes” as he rejected an anonymous claim that he hadn’t paid taxes for a decade on his vast personal wealth. Democrats have tried to make Romney’s personal wealth and how he’s managed it a key issue in the presidential contest. The former Massachusetts governor, who would be among the richest presidents ever elected...
Pilot killed in Calif. crash was doctor on mission
By Michelle Rindels Associated Press A 66-year-old pilot who was killed when his plane crashed at an airport near Lake Tahoe was a northern California emergency room doctor who was leaving to provide medical care at a needy village in Mexico, according to the volunteer group that coordinated the trip. Dr. James Richard Ungar of Yreka, Calif., had just told his two passengers to leave the single-engine plane so he could test its airworthiness w...