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Arrest report: Local teacher texted, kissed student in secret liaison

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A Basic Academy teacher accused of kidnapping and lewdness charges started exchanging messages with a student before they started meeting in secret, according to the arrest report.


Las Vegas Heart Attack Grill owner accused of sexual harassment by ex-waitress

A former Heart Attack Grill waitress claims owner Jon Basso sent her a nude photo of himself, wrote her sexually loaded messages and had dozens of flowers delivered to her home.


School bus hits parked car at central Las Vegas school

A school bus with children inside hit a parked car Wednesday afternoon at a central Las Vegas Valley elementary school, police said. No injuries were reported after the crash about 3:20 p.m. at Baker Avenue and Date Street, in front of Twin Lakes Elementary School near Washington Avenue and Rancho D


Nevada federal workers affected by partial shutdown apply for SNAP benefits

LAS VEGAS - More than 100 furloughed federal government workers have applied for SNAP benefits across Nevada, and that number is slowly rising after it was announced that SNAP payments for February will be issued on Sunday, Jan. 20.


Las Vegas middle school student robbed at gunpoint

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A middle school student was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday morning in northeast Las Vegas. The student was walking to Mike O'Callaghan Middle School when he was robbed in the 6700 block of Cherry Grove Avenue, near Hollywood Boulevard, just after 6 a.m.


North Las Vegas Police: Teen suspect killed 16-year-old during marijuana deal

NORTH LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- North Las Vegas Police identified a suspect Tuesday in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. Allen Griffin, 17, was charged with murder with a deadly weapon in the death of Aneas David King, according to North Las Vegas Police.


String of car break-ins in northwest valley neighborhood raising concerns among neighbors

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Three car break-ins in a quiet neighborhood near Ann and Tenaya have some people who live there concerned. One of the victims says there was no damage to his car but saw all of his things strewn about the vehicle and his change was gone.


Snow warning for mountains as rain returns to Las Vegas

A winter weather advisory in the Spring Mountains and Sheep Range has been issued for Wednesday night as the chances for rain ramp back up in the Las Vegas Valley. The National Weather Service issued the advisory for 10 p.m. Wednesday through 4 a.m. Friday for elevations above 7,000 feet in both the


[WATCH] Unarmed Uber Driver Pummeled By Two Teens After Argument

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — I have a hard time with Uber’s policy of not allowing any of their drivers to carry firearms, because we see Uber related situations like this all the time.


Overnight fire destroys east Las Vegas strip mall

LAS VEAGAS (KTNV) — Multiple businesses were damaged, and others were left without power after a massive 2-alarm blaze burned through a strip mall in east Las Vegas late Monday night.


Residents of high-rise oppose rental ordinance

Residents of a downtown high-rise turned out today to once again ask the Las Vegas City Council not to pass an ordinance that would open the building to short-term rentals. About a dozen property owners in the Ogden condominium building attended today’s council meeting to oppose the ordinance, a com


Weekend fatal crash in southwest Las Vegas still being investigated

The Nevada Highway Patrol on Tuesday had not determined which vehicle was at fault in Saturday’s fatal crash involving a motorcyclist and an off-duty Las Vegas police officer’s personal car.


Over 30,000 sign Care 2 petition to save BonnieSprings Ranch

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A new Care2 petition is calling on the City of Las Vegas to protect Bonnie Springs Ranch from demolition by naming it a historical landmark. Over 30,000 have signed the Care2 petition.


New details in death of manicurist outside Las Vegas nail salon

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- While Krystal Whipple awaits extradition to face charges in Las Vegas, police records released this week detail her actions leading up to the murder she's accused of committing.


Social media assists Vegas police in 'blue bucket bandit' capture

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Social media played a role in the capture of the "blue bucket bandit,” according to Las Vegas police. A search on social media led officers to the alleged bandit’s account on the buy-and-sell OfferUp app. Where police said he was selling the stolen items that included surveillance


2 top Clark County schools officials may be out by end of June

The Clark County School District’s top operations and human-resource officers will likely be out of their positions at the end of June following an outside report that found deficiencies in the district’s business operations.


Playa Papagayos Seafood Restaurant on Dirty Dining

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Two C grades in four months equals a problem in the eyes of the Health District. But in tonight's Dirty Dining, a restaurant tells Darcy Spears the inspection process is the problem and they're just doing their best to survive.


Three Square Food Bank helping out government employees during shutdown

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — On Tuesday afternoon, Three Square Food Bank responded to a request for assistance from the local TSA Council and delivered more than 400 bags of dry, shelf-stable food, along with water and hygiene products to TSA employees.


Community, restaurants rally to help TSA workers during shutdown

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- More than 3,400 federal workers in Nevada are not getting paychecks because of the government shutdown and nearly 1,100 of them work for the TSA. On Wednesday, hundreds of TSA workers from McCarran International Airport lined up to collect food donations provided by Three Square


Local speakeasy celebrates prohibition era 100-years-later

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The year was 1919. Exactly a century ago, when hangouts and hideaways became speakeasies, otherwise known as places where you could get liquor. "The temperance movement really did shut down the alcohol in America, so people wanted to go out, they wanted to have fun and that's wher