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Clark County coroner rules bankruptcy judge’s death a suicide
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Laurel Babero’s death last month was ruled a suicide Tuesday by the Clark County coroner’s office. The Nevada bankruptcy judge was found dead in her chambers in Las Vegas early Nov. 19. She was 62.
Teen suicides climb in Clark County
LAS VEGAS - More young local people are taking their owns lives. Teen suicides in Clark County are up 54 percent. So far, this year, 17 people under the age of 18 have committed suicide which is up from 11 last year.
Las Vegas doctor convicted in illegal prescription case; could serve 20 years
By Ricardo Torres-Cortez (contact) A pain management doctor linked to the accidental death of a Henderson judge will serve up to 20 years in prison for unlawfully prescribing opioids, according to the office of the U.S. attorney for the district of Nevada.
School security camera catches CCSD cop stealing items, police say
By Ricardo Torres-Cortez (contact) It wasn’t long before evidence linking a police officer to stolen equipment at in Las Vegas school began to mount. Two days after a pair of SLR cameras were reported missing at West Career and Technical Academy, 11945 W. Charleston Blvd., Robert John Griffin was in
Trio of suspected burglars nabbed in Boulder City
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A trio of suspected burglars believed to have been involved in a string of thefts is now under arrest. At 10:55 a.m. on Thursday, an alert neighbor on Wyoming Street spotted two men running through a backyard. The neighbor called the police, describing the silver car the men left
'Ticking time bomb' child abuser attacks Las Vegas prosecutor in courtroom
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Major security questions are swirling after an inmate went on the attack inside a Las Vegas courtroom and it was all caught on camera. The outburst came from a sentencing hearing for Terhain Woods who was on trial stemming from a March 2017 beating of a 13-month-old boy.
Boulder City police arrest 3 people in connection to several robberies
BOULDER CITY (FOX5) -- Boulder City police said three people were in custody in connection to a series of robberies in California and southern Nevada. The suspects, two men and a woman, were arrested before they could leave Boulder City, police said. Two men were seen leaving a house and running thr
Oakland files lawsuit against NFL, Raiders over 'illegal move' to Las Vegas
OAKLAND (KRON) - The City of Oakland announced Tuesday a federal antitrust and breach of contract lawsuit will be filed against the National Football League (NFL), the Raiders, and each of the other 31 NFL clubs.
Las Vegas man who died after single-car crash identified
A man who died Friday morning after possibly suffering a medical episode before crashing his vehicle near downtown Las Vegas has been identified. He was John Simpson, 74, of Las Vegas, the Clark County coroner’s office said. The coroner’s office hadn’t released a cause and manner of death as of Tues
Henderson to offer free Christmas tree recycling
Henderson is offering several locations to recycle Christmas trees in the weeks after the holiday. The free program will take place at eight locations across the city from Dec. 26 through Jan. 15, the city announced.
Elderly woman dies after being hit by car in east valley
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Police said a pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle in the east valley Monday night. Officers responded to the crash at Boulder Highway and Indios Avenue about 8:45 p.m., Metro Lt. David Gordon said.
Las Vegas police look for man who shot at ATM during robbery
Las Vegas police are looking for a man who fired several shots into an ATM machine inside a southern Las Vegas convenience store early Monday morning. Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said a man wearing a mask went inside the Speedee Mart at 10490 S. Decatur Blvd. around 2:45 a.m. The
Water main break closes Green Valley Parkway in Henderson
The City of Henderson is asking drivers to avoid the area of Green Valley Parkway and Pebble Road while crews repair a water main break. The city posted a photo on Twitter that showed water gushing from the middle of the street early Monday.
6 pedestrians struck by tour bus in Las Vegas; No injuries
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say six pedestrians were struck by a tour bus near the Las Vegas Strip, but all escaped injury. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say officers were called to the scene shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday.
7 Southwestern States, Including California, Expected to Miss Deadline on Colorado River Drought Plan
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
Students take cover after threat at Boulder City High
Students took cover under their desks and Boulder City High School was locked down today after someone called in an undisclosed threat, according to city officials. The threat was made about 1 p.m. from an untraceable phone, said Lisa LaPlante, the Boulder City communications manager. She wasn’t cer
Suspicious package found inside vehicle in downtown Henderson deemed safe
HENDERSON (FOX5) -- Henderson police said a suspicious package that was found inside a vehicle in downtown Henderson was deemed safe on Saturday morning. According to Officer Rodrigo Pena with Henderson police, officers were called at 3:40 a.m. in regards to a family disturbance. The man involved in
Squatter, firefighter injured during fire in downtown Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said one civilian and one firefighter were injured during in a fire in downtown Las Vegas early Saturday morning. According to LVFR, dispatchers received reports of smoke coming from a two-story, vacant building on 232 South 7th Street, near Bridger Aven
Children, adults take in wonders during Henderson’s WinterFest
Henderson residents flocked to the annual WinterFest celebration Saturday in the city’s historic Water Street District. The holiday event, which began Friday evening with the annual tree-lighting ceremony, offered plenty to see and do at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St.
Fewer fatal crashes in Nevada but yearly mark still above 2017
After six months of increases in fatal crashes throughout the state, November brought a welcome dip in deadly wrecks on Nevada roads. Last month 17 fatal crashes took place on state roads, a 35 percent decrease over the same month last year, resulting in 19 fatalities, compared with 26 in 2017, the