North Las Vegas, Nevada - Detectives were notified this morning that the suspect from the robbery at the Family Stop convenience store at 2014 W. Ann Rd. has died at UMC. The 17-year-old male was injured
Las Vegas NV-It took crews days to patch up the damage left by a massive sink hole near Nellis and Desert Inn, after it nearly swallowed an entire vehicle Friday June 18. A week has passed since the incident and the elderly driver who was trapped underground is now out of the hospital; but the woman is still a long ways from recovering from the serious injuries she suffered during the ordeal.
OSHA is investigating a deadly construction accident. It happened around 6:30am Tuesday at a construction site just off the I - 15 and Blue Diamond interchange. 34 year old Tobin Talbott, an operating engineer, was killed when he was hit by a construction vehicle.
Firefighters and the City of Las Vegas cut a deal
Metro needs your help tracking down a sexual assault suspect.
They say this guy committed two separate crimes in the tourist corridor June 20th.
Traffic is moving again on Decatur near Sahara after the intersection was closed down after police spotted a possible explosive device in a vehicle.
Furious mom wants suspected home invader caught
He lived for speed, and it took his life. A valley man is dead after something went wrong in a high speed race.
While the investigation continues into the death of a newborn in North Las Vegas, we're learning new details from relatives of the young teenager who delivered the baby by herself at home and in the middle of the night
Las Vegas, NV- The U.S. Senate was just 3 votes short from securing another extension of benefits for the tens of thousands who've lost their jobs during this economic crisis. Congressional leaders are now defending their vote as unemployed constituents try to cope with the outcome.
A Las Vegas teen charged in the death of a California Highway Patrol officer is facing numerous charges including driving under the influence.
Two people are hospitalized after North Las Vegas Police say they shot each other. It happened just before 10pm on Tonopah Avenue near 5th Street and Main St.
Las Vegas, NV- It's a story Contact 13 first uncovered and one we've been following up on, after being flooded with calls from home owners frustrated by the service they've received from Bank of America. Following through on their commitment, the bank has a second resource center up and running, this one in Vegas, for struggling customers looking to save their biggest investment.
The Las Vegas Valley has seen the pigeon population skyrocket in the last year and now Clark County has adopted an unusual way to control the situation. According to County Park and Recreation the Valley has a worse pigeon problem than most other places and that's because our climate allows for year round breeding.
The death of a newborn baby has police in North Las Vegas asking a lot of questions.
Police arrested Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil Monday morning on a drunken driving charge. He was arrested on Desert Inn near Las Vegas Boulevard.
Police say a Las Vegas teenager killed a California Highway Patrol Officer when his car veered onto the shoulder of the freeway and hit the officer.
U.S. Supreme Court rules on right to own handguns
Police say a company caused a traffic tie up near Flamingo and Las Vegas Boulevard as they tried to put up barricades around a construction zone. The company had all the right permits they just picked the worst time to block off the area.
A barrage of bullets rings through a Valley apartment complex Sunday afternoon. Metro evacuated the complex near Rancho and Sahara as they searched for the source of the gunfire.
Authorities say a California Highway Patrol officer was struck and killed when a car veered onto the shoulder of the freeway during a traffic stop in San Bernardino County.
CHP Officer Mario Lopez says the incident happened before dawn Sunday when two officers stopped a vehicle for speeding on the northbound 15 Freeway in Barstow.
A Valley woman claims the brakes went out on her family's Toyota Tacoma. Her husband is at UMC, in critical condition. That woman was also there Friday night getting checked out by doctors.
Las Vegas Metro Police are reporting that a man in his 20's has been shot and killed on Sierra Vista Dr. at Rome St., just west of Maryland Pkwy.
The incident occurred at around 5:15pm Saturday and the victim was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital.
Las Vegas, NV-Ghana did it again. After preventing the U.S. from advancing out of group play four years ago, the only African team in this year's world cup round of 16 beat the U.S. again; this time 2-to-1 in overtime to send the Americans packing. Although the United States' World Cup appearance was short lived, the tournament seems to have attracted more American fans, creating a soccer fever that's some say is here to stay.
NHP is investigating a deadly accident on SR 160 at the I - 15. NHP says it was a single vehicle accident. No other details about the crash are being released.
Police are investigating an accident that left a man in critical condition. Police say a man and a woman were driving near Buffalo and Robindale in their pickup truck when the woman says the truck wouldn't stop. The woman jumped out of the truck and a short time later the man jumped out.
Some are glad to see no extension of unemployment benefits and others are not. Both voice their frustrations on our Facebook page.
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - An African refugee could spend a lot of time in a Nevada prison for doing the unthinkable, but he claims he thought he was abiding by the law. Police say the 37-year-old refuses to apologize for sexually terrorizing three young relatives.
Clark County firefighters found out on-scene Friday morning how budget cuts are affecting them. They're not the only county workers affected, either.
The Jefferson Awards after often called the noble prize for public service. This week the national Jefferson Awards were presented in Washington, DC and a Las Vegas recipient was honored.
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - An accused mother is out of jail on pending charges that she beat her 16-year-old daughter nearly unconscious with a cane. The 49-year-old's arrest report quotes her as saying "That [expletive] owes me $50.00 for rent".
No city does nightlife quite like Las Vegas. So it should be no surprise that we're changing things up again.
Congress passed a bill to temporarily spare doctors from a cut in medicare payments.
The measure delays the 21-percent cuts until November.
A man charged with driving under the influence when his truck slammed into a bus stop was in court for the first time Thursday.
North Las Vegas, NV- A swarm of bees is moving into a Las Vegas neighborhood and people who live there aren't happy about it. They believe the swarm came from a transport truck that stopped yesterday near Alexander and Decatur. The driver was hauling a shipment of bees but stopped to rest at his house. That's when the bees became overheated and started swarming around the big rig.
It was a life or death emergency that ended in a husband losing his wife. He believes her life could have been saved if paramedics did a better job.
Pet Cemetery threatened again
What's left of the famous Moulin Rouge casino will soon be gone. Thursday, we addressed people's concerns that an important chapter of local history might disappear with it.
A woman is dead after a motorcycle crash in Lincoln County. It happened on Tuesday. The Department of Public Safety says a car was heading down US 93 when it crossed the line and hit a motorcycle. The Colorado woman driving the motorcycle died.
Nevada is home to thousands of homeowners fighting to stay in their homes. Thursday, lawmakers heard from bank officials about what they're doing to help. The nation's biggest lenders testified that they're adding thousands of staffers, among other moves, to help struggling homeowners.
When health inspectors checked out the Marisqueria Playas on North Nellis they didn't like what food they saw. Inspectors found a rotten orange with moldy growth at the Mexican seafood restaurant. They also found moldy potatoes that were surrounded by live maggots.
Las Vegas, NV-The couple killed in a car crash last night on Lake Mead near Hollywood has been identified. According to NHP, 26 year-old Natalio Galindo, of North Las Vegas, was driving his Saturn westbound on Lake Mead Blvd, when he crossed the double yellow line, colliding with a Chevy Blazer.
NHL stars and Hollywood celebrities walked the red carpet at the Palms Hotel, as it hosted the annual post-season Awards Show.
Henderson Police responded to reports of a man with a gun at Del Webb Medical Center off Eastern. That's a medical office near St. Rose Hospital. Turns out it was a doctor who had brought a rifle to sell or show someone.
Veterans Memorial will be built in Las Vegas
The Historic Preservation Commission met Wednesday and decided to tear down the Moulin Rouge. There have been several fires at the historic hotel casino over the years, including one last year.
Some possible good coming out of a deadly bus crash.
New safety recommendations are being suggested by the National Transportation Board.
A story that came from a former North Las Vegas police officer had neighbors living in fear. Months later, they're learning it was all a lie, and the only person who put them in danger was the man with the badge.
Police have made an arrest in a disturbing case we first told you about last night. Investigators say a thief stole dozens of bronze vases from grave markers in a local cemetery for money.
Action News has learned 500 vases were taken from Davis Memorial. But family members are demanding more answers.
A man from Las Vegas is under arrest, charged with numerous heinous crimes against a relative.
The new signs of an economic pulse are also providing a lot of hope for people living in the Henderson community which has been hammered by the recession. After several businesses went bust in the area of Lake Las Vegas, people in that dwindling community are excited to have good news, and hope this means a development closer to what they dreamed of.
Four years after more than 30,000 homeowners found out they had faulty pipe fittings, they've won $90 million in a class action lawsuit. But many have e-mailed Action News asking us to investigate, where the money is.
Police are looking for a man who ripped off a local bank last week. The suspect robbed the US Bank inside the Smith's grocery store at Buffalo and Flamingo Friday afternoon.
Search crews have presumed that an 18 year old Henderson man has drowned. Police say Remon Shaker was last seen with a group of friends at Gold Strike Canyon near the Hoover Dam Monday.
Las Vegas, NV - One person has been injured after a vehicle drove through a bus stop at Lake Mead Blvd. and Rancho. The accident happened around 12:40pm this afternoon.
President Obama is outlining a new plan to help end homelessness. The President wants to end homelessness among families and children in the next ten years.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The National Transportation Safety Board has pointed to driver inattention as the cause of a tour bus crash that killed seven people on a rural Arizona highway last year.
Henderson, NV (KTNV) - Police believe an 18-year-old girl was so determined to hide her pregnancy from her family that she nearly killed her newborn girl in the process.
A brother and sister killed in a violent car crash early Friday morning were remembered Monday night. Loved ones and classmates got together at Arbor View High School where 19 year old Tiffanee Anderson graduated last year.
A widely prescribed and highly toxic drug used to treat Endometriosis in women and prostate cancer in men is finally coming under federal scrutiny--this in the wake of a multi-part Contact 13 investigation into devastating side effects of the drug Lupron Depot.
Traffic is flowing a little better now that lanes are beginning to open at the intersection of Desert Inn and Nellis Boulevard. Most of that intersection was closed after one person drove into a sink hole
Local man dies after fight at the Luxor
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman wants to bring a new world order to the Valley. He says he would like to see all local governments combine to form one main government body.
Those who think they can objectively review Internal Affairs investigations and complaints filed against Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department peace officers and corrections officers are encouraged to apply to serve on the 25-member Citizen Review Board.
One man is in custody this morning after an officer opens fire.
This happened overnight near Torrey Pines and Smoke Ranch.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority told us right now is probably the best time ever to get the best value for your money to vacation in the greater Las Vegas area. That's especially true for locals.
We decided to put that statement to the test.
Repairs continue on a sinkhole that opened up at a Valley intersection swallowing a car and injuring the driver; but that's not the only person hurt. Business owners in the area are suffering as the road has been closed for days.
A smut peddler was stabbed Saturday evening on the corner of Harmon and Las Vegas Blvd. Police say this started as an argument between two smut peddlers and a man selling CD's on the street corner without a permit.
A grand opening was held Sunday morning for a new farmers market featuring fresh produce, baked goods, sauces, salsas and crafts among other items.
A fight over plans to close Nevada State Prison in Carson City will be considered at an emergency meeting of a state panel.
At Secretary of State Ross Miller's request, the Board of Prison Commissioners will take up the issue Wednesday. The board consists of Gov. Jim Gibbons, Miller and Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
Las Vegas Fire Station #6 held a community BBQ Saturday to say goodbye to area residents. The station is preparing to move from it's current location near US 95 and Jones, into a new facility.
Friends and family came together to remember a 19-year-old Valley woman killed in a violent crash. That crash killed her and two other people, shutting down multiple lanes for hours. Saturday night, a baseball game was played in memory of crash victim Tiffany Anderson.
HENDERSON, Nev. (June 15, 2010) - fresh52 Farmers Market, Southern Nevada's newest and most cutting-edge farmers market, will host its grand opening celebration from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June
Las Vegas, NV- A busy road on the east side of town collapsed late Friday evening, after a water line ruptured; leaving an elderly woman trapped underground inside her car. Crews have been working round the clock trying to get the massive sinkhole at Dessert Inn and Nellis all patched up.
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - Friends and family came together to remember a 19-year-old killed in a vicious triple fatal crash Friday morning. It happened on the 15 on ramp from the 215. 19-year-old Nicholas Scheafer was driving his red mustang when he reportedly bypassed road closed signs and smacked his car into a beam around 2am.
Crews are working to repair a sinkhole near Desert Inn and Nellis after a car fell into it Friday night.
If you need a job, Expedia is hiring. The online travel company is adding 130 new jobs to their Las Vegas operations. The company will host an open house in late June to celebrate the expansion.
The state's unemployment reached 14% in May, according to newly released figures. We now have the highest unemployment rate in the country.
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Target is also issuing a recall for children's belts.
It includes the Cherokee boys belts and the Circo girls belts.
Las Vegas, NV- Following the live broadcast at Stoney's restaurant on Thursday, Sharron Angle told the media she'd answer "four questions". Still some may say that's more than we've seen since she secured nomination victory.
A one month old baby has died after injuries he suffered from a brutal sexual assault. Police say the baby's parents are the one's responsible and that it happened in their home in Bullhead City, Arizona.
A Lasik surgeon who would fly into town, perform dozens of surgeries in a day and fly out has been found guilty of medical malpractice by the state. Dr. Paul Cutarelli, who is based in Denver, was working for the now shut down Valley Eye Center.
Post office inspectors are saying Las Vegas is not alone in the fight against these mail thieves. The Southwest area is the highest in the country with these reported crimes.
A number of the unemployed workers in Las Vegas come from the construction field. An officer with the Southern Nevada Building and Construction Trades Council says approximately 60% to 80% of their union is currently out of work.
Las Vegas, NV - Officials from the Nevada Attorney General's Office today announced 123 local arrests in what they are calling "Operation Stolen Dreams".
It's all the excitement Las Vegas promises in the form of the ultimate off-road adventure.
Nevada wildlife officials say hunters who didn't get big game tags in a recently completed draw can still obtain tags in a second draw.
A local Filipino restaurant was shut down by the Southern Nevada Health District after an inspector found an overwhelming number of demerits. Nanay Gloria's Filipino restaurant
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - When police feel their lives are threatened, we know they have a right to open fire. Then again, people in one east Las Vegas neighborhood say "enough is enough".
Contact 13 has learned the case is expanding against a former Sunrise Hospital doctor accused of molesting female patients. According to police, there are now 11 potential victims of Dr. Karl Fazekas.
North Las Vegas Police arrested a second suspect in connection with the murder of a 16 year old man. Detectives arrested 18 year old Joshua Jones Tuesday. On May 26th, Donald Troutman was shot and killed near Washburn and Donna.
From what officers describe she's a poster mom for what every parent shouldn't do, but the 27-year-old says it's police who have it all wrong.
Expect to see more people coming to Las Vegas from England. Richard Branson announced the addition of two weekly flights direct from Manchester, England to Las Vegas starting next spring.
A soldier from Las Vegas is charged with premeditated murder in the death of three Afghan civilians.
A bill that's stalled in the Senate is creating a world of concern for people whose unemployment benefits have stalled in Southern Nevada.
The City of Las Vegas has approved fee increases for kicking the ball around in city leagues, among other things. Wednesday morning the Las Vegas City Council heard a proposal to increase what people pay to play in city leagues.
Good samaritans helped save a dog after it was hit by a car. On June 7th, Tony the dog wandered away from his owner's backyard. After escaping, Tony was spotted darting in and out of six lanes of traffic on Desert Inn.
The Clark County Commission turned down any plans to build an arena with taxpayer dollars.
The largest employer in the valley is undergoing a major marketing overhaul, including a name change. MGM-Mirage is now officially, MGM Resorts International.
MGM is hopeful the change will turn into profits.
The investigation into a man being shot by a Metro Police detective now has federal ties. It involves the Department of Defense. The family of Trevon Cole was so unnerved by the deadly shooting they hired an attorney. The attorney says Trevon Cole had his hands in the air, following officers instructions for several seconds before he was shot.
A motorcyclist is dead after an accident on Las Vegas Boulevard near US 93.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Steve Wynn says his company has laid off 220 hourly and 41 salaried workers from its two Las Vegas hotel-casinos.
A water main break at the Royal Palms apartments on Tropicana and Lindell gave residents quite the wake up call overnight. Residents say the water was nearly four feet high inside their apartments and was covering couches, televisions and washed away most of their belongings.
Firefighters are still working to find out what sparked a four alarm fire in Henderson last week.
Las Vegas , NV-The young valley woman who suffered multiple bee stings after her neighbors' tree collapsed, exposing a giant hive, is now talking about her encounter with the deadly insects.
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - UMC is facing a possible class action lawsuit as the hospital is accused of overcharging patients millions. The suit claims UMC misclassified thousands of patients as trauma patients.
Las Vegas, NV - An early morning accident at I-15 and Apex has killed one person.
UNLV's Center for Business and Economic Research puts out their mid-2010 economic outlook, and says more government intervention may be necessary.
Metro Police are investigating a deadly accident near Hollywood and Lake Mead. Police say a car hit an above ground water main box. It happened around 6pm.
A local family gets a multi-million-dollar settlement after their loved one dies a horrible death... trapped in a sweltering car.
Two people are recovering from a viscous bee attack that happened over the weekend, but neighbors are far from over the trauma and worry the bees aren't completely gone.
The Las Vegas dentist charged with videotaping two women in the bathroom of his office has pleaded guilty.
The Las Vegas sign is one of the most popular stops for tourists, but there are no measures in place to protect the tourists. Kristina Harris had her purse stolen there this past weekend.
Henderson, NV-County Commissioner Steve Sisolak will be heading to our nation's capitiol later this week to testify in favor of a bill introduced by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, with hopes of blocking the development of a gravel quarry in his district. The proposed sloan mine gravel pit would lie on 640 acres of federal land, off Interstate 15, just west of Sun City Anthem.
Garth Brooks is announcing new dates for his gig at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas. The new dates are in September, October and November. Tickets go on sale Saturday June 19th at 10am.
Trevon Cole's family says Metro shot and killed the wrong man, but that's yet to be determined officially. However, sources tell Action News there are several indications police were on the right track, but the situation simply took a bad turn.
Sources confirm President Obama is coming back to Las Vegas to campaign for Senator Harry Reid. The president will stop here the first week of July although the exact details of his visit haven't been released.
It's day three of the Spirit Airlines pilot strike, which means more flight cancellations, and more stranded passengers.
Passengers at McCarran are being told all flights today and Tuesday will be grounded.
We all know it can be tough to find parking in Las Vegas, but what if that place was in front of your house?
A toddler is dead And his step mom is the prime suspect. The boy's father speaks out in what police are calling a tragic case of child abuse.
The father says he's looking at his wife differently, now that she's charged in the death of his 3-year-old son. This is a difficult story that has torn a family apart.
For the eighth month in a row visitation numbers are up in Las Vegas. While that's good news, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says its still not nearly enough to say we're out of the recession.
A woman who's the voice of experience after her husband is killed by a drunk driver Memorial Day weekend is opening up about the horrible day she lost her best friend of 22 years. She hopes her story will drive home the point not to drink and drive.
With the pilot's strike entering its second day, Spirit Airlines has now canceled all flights nationwide through next Tuesday June 15. The cancellations are leaving more passengers stranded at airports across the country, including here at McCarran.
Thousands of bees had several people and pets running Saturday. One 17-year-old girl was stung several times, and a bee expert is saying this is the biggest hive he has seen in the past 15 years.
A 63-year-old man accused of making a death threat to Gov. Jim Gibbons has been booked into the Carson City jail.
Police are looking for a suspect caught on camera breaking into mailboxes at an apartment complex. The surveillance video was captured May 3rd at the Camden Common Apartments near Sunset and Green Valley Parkway.
A possible strike by Spirit Airlines pilots is having an impact on Las Vegas passengers. Pilots are in negotiations right now with the airline. They're demanding pay equal to that of pilots of JetBlue and AirTran.
Dr. Depak Desai pleaded not guilty to 28 felony counts including criminal neglect of patients. A judge ordered him to stand trial in March of next year. A former patient at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada is frustrated it has taken so long for justice in this case.
OJ Simpson's lawyer is hoping the Nevada Supreme Court overturns his robbery and kidnapping convictions and grants him a new trial. Yale Galanter argued his case before three justices Friday and the Clark County District Attorney.
Police charged Herbie Moore with murder with a deadly weapon and two counts of attempted murder.
Police arrested a woman for DUI while she had nine kids in the car with her. Latoya Shavela Johnson was booked on nine counts of child endangerment, one count of DUI - drugs and one count of no proof of insurance.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Comedian Louie Anderson will end his more than four-year run at the Excalibur in Las Vegas in August.
Where is Sharron Angle?
Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a 16 year old. Donald Troutman was shot and killed May 26th just before 7pm Wednesday in the 1500 block of Cross Ranch Street near North 5th and Washburn.
"None of these candidates" has appeared on Nevada election ballots for 34 years, and while always denied victory, it can speak volumes in defeat, giving voters a chance to voice displeasure.
Family and friends of a young father accused of murdering his 1-year-old girl refuse to believe that he's guilty.
Former President Bill Clinton returned to Las Vegas Thursday to stump for Senator Harry Reid. He hosted a campaign rally for Reid at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy. Several hundred people turned out to give praise to the Senate Majority leader.
Over the telephone, a friend from Show Low, AZ, says DuPriest and Pedraza were in love and headed to Las Vegas from Arizona to get married. Klarissa Powell says their difference in age was controversial to some, and that's why the two decided to come to Nevada.
A Las Vegas woman is in jail without bond, accused of a heinous crime. It's an investigation that dragged on for about a week. Kedria Watson was originally charged with neglect and child abuse with substantial bodily harm.
Two airmen based out of Nellis Air Force Base were killed in Afghanistan Wednesday when their helicopter crashed.
Reid political ads are unveiled
Thursday is the four year anniversary of the disappearance of Everlyse Cabrera.
The latest production out of the Saxe Theater inside Planet Hollywood takes people through the lost years of Las Vegas. Vegas! The Show opens June 18th.
A local psychic who disappeared a few weeks ago has been found, alive. Police say Susan Paperno was found in good health.
We're learning more about the deadly shooting behind the gates of an exclusive Henderson community Monday night. Henderson police say the man and woman in this case were on a dangerous crime spree, and
A brand new restaurant had so many demerits when a health inspector checked it out, it was almost shut down. L & L Hawaiian Barbecue on Rainbow near Warm Springs just opened its doors
The Tropicana will house a new exhibit paying tribute to the more colorful side of Las Vegas' past. It is called the Las Vegas Mob Experience.
Five ESPN Zones will be closed due to the economy.
Clark County employees are getting some bad news as an announcement is made to cut more than 200 jobs. The way the county explains it, this is something that had to be done. They say their backs were up against a wall. And when these cuts are made, the community could also feel the effects.
The race for US Senate in Nevada is underway
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada Republicans have chosen tea party favorite Sharron Angle to take on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in November.
The first-term Republican lost the GOP primary Tuesday to former federal judge Brian Sandoval. Rory Reid won the Democratic primary, earning a spot at the top of the ballot next to his senator father.
A nurse connected to the 2007 Hepatitis C outbreak is under arrest. Keith Mathahs, a nurse anesthetist, faces several charges including insurance fraud and neglect of patients.
Anita Mann, the 19-year-old woman who pled guilty to the DUI related deaths of two people, has been sentenced to 6 to 24 years.
Former Boulder City High School teacher Charles Rogers will spent a minimum of 60 years behind bars. Rogers was sentenced Tuesday afternoon on several counts ranging from sexual assault of a minor to child porn charges.
A well-known psychic goes missing without a trace, and the bizarre circumstances surrounding her disappearance have family and friends worried about some frightening possibilities.
The final push is on to get voters to the polls for the primaries. It's crunch time for candidates. The eyes of the nation will be on the Silver State. The U.S. Senate race is gaining national attention.
17-year-old Henderson resident Bryce Harper was selected as the top overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft by the Washington Nationals.
Everything old is new again at the Artisan Hotel--a locals hangout that was the subject of a Contact 13 investigation.
With the mercury rising safety officials are growing more concerned about the dangers of the heat. With an excessive heat warning in effect, officials say the temperature climbs so fast, people have a hard time reacting to it.
The final push for primary votes
Washington, DC -- Bank of America has been ordered to pay $108 Million Dollars to settle charges that Countrywide bilked struggling homeowners. This settlement was announced Monday at a news conference.
Sunday, the Las Vegas Review Journal put out its latest U.S. Senate race poll. It has Sharron Angle at the top with 32% of votes, followed by Danny Tarkanian with 24% and Sue Lowden with 23%.
North Las Vegas, NV- The drowning death of a 7-year-old boy remains under investigation. He was found last night in a swimming pool during a house party in North Las Vegas and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. Officials say the summer's first drowning death is a tragic reminder for all parents about the importance of pool safety and constant supervision.
Miller's Ale House is looking to hire people for its new Town Square location. The Florida based restaurant is set to open in mid July. They'll be holding job interviews June 7 through June 12th.
A 7-year-old boy has drowned in a North Las Vegas backyard pool.
The drowning occurred at around 7:45pm Saturday while the child was attending a party at a family friend's home located on the 3700 block of Caribbean Blue Ave.
State election officials say more than half of Nevadans expected to vote in the primary election have already cast ballots.
A Henderson man graduated on Saturday, fulfilling the goal of his late son who died in Iraq in 2005.
An accident in the southeast part of the valley has knocked out power for about 800 customers.
The car knocked down a power pole at around 3:45pm Saturday on E. Tropicana Ave. at S. Sandhill Rd.
How angry are Americans?
People primed for change vote in 12 states Tuesday in contests that will decide the fate of two endangered Washington incumbents -- a two-term senator in Arkansas and a six-term congressman in South Carolina -- while setting the stage for some of the races that could determine the balance of power on Capitol Hill in the fall.
Searchers at Lake Mohave have located the body of a 23-year-old man.
Officials report that the drowning victim was an El Salvadorian national.
An accident involving five motorcycles and a car shut down the I - 15 near Bunkerville Friday night. The accident happened around 8:50pm in the Southbound lanes at mile marker 109. Both the Northbound and Southbound lanes were shut down for some time as emergency crews helped those hurt.
Desai faces 28 felony charges including racketeering, negligence and insurance fraud stemming from a 2008 hepatitis c outbreak.
A motorcycle rider is in critical condition after a crash Friday morning in North Las Vegas. Police say the outcome might have been different if they were wearing the right type of helmet.
After months of looking for work a Las Vegas man has finally been hired. Andrei Rivera just started a new job at Cox Communications. Andrei is an adopted Russian oprhan who tragically lost his parents, leaving him to care for his five younger siblings, all with some type of disability.
Two people were found dead inside a home near Lake Mead and Michael Way. Investigators also found the remains of 42 cats and a dog scattered through the smoke-filled home.
A Coroner's inquest has ruled the death of state fire investigator Eric Thatcher as a suicide. Henderson Police say they were called to Thatcher's home last month before the standoff that ended with him dead.
When you head to the DMV you know there's a good chance, there will be a crowd, but you've been emailing us that at one valley DMV, the jam, is in the parking lot. You asked us to investigate and we've been doing that for the last few months. Tonight, we've learned the solution, is in the works, starting this week.
The first of three Bank of America Outreach centers opened this week. Its part of their promise to Senator Harry Reid to help homeowners fighting foreclosures. But one homeowner found out it might not be as easy as it sounds.
A 15-month-old boy has been pulled from a backyard pool at a house located on the 5400 block of Reiter, near Smoke Ranch Rd. and N. Decatur Blvd. The incident occurred at around 6:35pm Thursday.
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents has approved eliminating programs at UNLV. The move is to help balance the budget.
Ten marshals with the City of Las Vegas who were due to be laid off under the new budget may get to keep their jobs under a new deal.
Police say a horrible crash on Valley View near Sahara was the result of reckless driving, careless decisions and troubling pranks.
Hundreds of people turned out at a job fair Thursday put on by Ashley Furniture. A new store will be opening near Martin L. King and the 95 later this summer. They need sales representatives, drivers and people to work in the warehouse.
A Las Vegas Red Cross volunteer is home safe after leading the Tennessee flood relief operation. Deborah Lancaster spent a month in Nashville serving as Deputy Relief Operation Director for the floods.
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - Cafe Noodle & Chinese BBQ on Spring Mountain has a history of "A" ratings when it comes to inspections by the health department. However, during an inspection on May 18th, it was
A valley doctor has his license suspended after some women claim he tried to touch them inappropriately.
The father of the young golfer found dead in her Henderson home last month is speaking out about the latest information from the investigation.
State welfare agencies are struggling to keep up with the growing number of Nevadans who need food stamps to survive, and it's resulting in longer lines and delays. One Las Vegas woman e-mailed us wondering how she's supposed to feed her family while waiting for help.
Police are looking for suspects in a deadly shooting near Industrial and Sahara. It happened on Cleveland Avenue around 8:30pm.
The first Bank of America help center opened in Henderson today, less then one month after our first investigative report into the bank.
This center is the first of the three dedicated solely to then needs of homeowners struggling with foreclosure.
Police are investigating a string of disturbing phone calls made to a well known local judge. An arrest report says Joseph Knebl was outraged that Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass had issued a bench warrant against him
The Henderson City Council came up with the idea to move a proposed wind turbine out of a man's backyard and into the desert. Kermit Waters wanted to build the turbine in his backyard near Pebble and Green Valley Parkway.
North Las Vegas Police say they've seen several deadly accidents this year involving motorcycles. Investigators are wondering if at least some of those deaths could have been avoided if the riders had been wearing better helmets.
Las Vegas, NV-The next step in the search for a new Clark County superintendent begins today. Members of the school board will start talking to some expert groups in hopes of finding some top candidates for the job.
A Las Vegas woman is upset after she got a letter saying garbage trucks would no longer come down her culdesac. She must now walk the bin down to a main street. She asked Action News to investigate what she and her neighbors are supposed to do if they can't walk their trash out to the main road.
Police need your help to find a man they say assaulted a woman in Downtown. Metro says the assault happened over the weekend. The victim described the man as a Hispanic in his 20's with brown hair and brown eyes.
Several people were hurt after their tour bus crashed Tuesday morning. It happened at the I - 15 and Tropicana. Police say the bus driver told them he had the green light and was trying to make a left.