Our network

3 people dead from apparent murder-suicide in northwest valley

Metro Police are investigating a murder-suicide in the northwest part of the valley.

According to police, around 11:30 a.m, after someone with American Medical Response called in the incident, officers arrived at the 2100 block of Echo Bay near N. Buffalo Drive and W. Lake Mead Boulevard and found one person dead outside of the condominiums.

Metro Police found a trail that led back to the home, and that's where another body was found. After exploring the inside of the condo further, a third body was discovered.

There's no word on how they died, but Metro is investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.

There weren't any other details released. We have a crew on the way to the scene. We'll have the latest in a live report on 8 News NOW at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m... Read More

Community Sponsors

Las Vegas's Premier Steak House & Fine Dining

2 people arrested, 2 cited, 1 pepper-sprayed during incident at Centennial High

Five people faced some trouble with school police following an incident outside Centennial High School Friday.

It started around 7 a.m. as an altercation in the parking lot of the school's campus located at 10200 W Centennial Pkwy.

According to Clark County School Police, three females composed of two women and one juvenile, along with two underage males were on the school property without permission, so they were asked to leave, but they refused so school police were called.

When officers arrived at the scene to escort them off of the property, one of the females confronted the officer. The officer grabbed her and restrained her on a car before letting her go and telling her to leave, but again, she came running toward the officer, and that's when she was pepper-sprayed.

Officers said a Centennial High student told them that he was robbed by one of the males before officers arrived at the scene. ... Read More

1 person killed in wrong way crash on 215, near Cheyenne

Nevada Highway patrol say a wrong way driver on the 215 northbound at Cheyenne Avenue caused a fatal crash Thursday morning.

NHP say at least one person involved in the crash was pronounced dead. The highway was closed for several hours after the 1:30 a.m. crash.

... Read More

Metro Police helps elderly couple after alleged thieves ransack home

Metro Police arrested two people for allegedly breaking into an elderly couple's home in the northwest Wednesday night. It happened in a neighborhood near N. Tenaya Way and W. Cheyenne Avenue.

According to Metro Police, the couple walked into their home located in the 7300 block of Fall River Circle and saw a man and a woman ransacking their place.

Because the couple are snowbirds, which means they have two homes, one usually in a different climate, the suspects were able to clear out the Las Vegas house entirely.

The alleged robbers have been identified as Daniel Wesp and Heather Barden.

Police said they fled the scene, but eventually, Metro Police caught up with them and found the home where they had stashed the couple's belongings. The items were at a home located at 1413 Winwood St, which was about 11 minutes and 4.1 miles away from the elderly couple's address... Read More

Community Sponsors

Las Vegas's Premier Steak House & Fine Dining

Arrest made in case of woman found shot to death in apartment

Metro Police have arrested a man in connection with a case where a woman was found shot to death in an apartment on June 7.

The apartment was on Lake Mead Boulevard near Jones Boulevard.

Police took Demetrick Roberson, 42, into custody on Monday without incident. He faces one count of murder with a deadly weapon... Read More

Police find woman dead under car in northwest Las Vegas

Police say a woman likely died after exiting her car while it was left in reverse gear in northwest Las Vegas.

Las Vegas police found the woman dead under a Jeep Tuesday in a desert area near Oso Blanca Road and Skye Canyon Park Drive.

Police say the car was left running and in reverse. The woman was crushed by the car after exiting.

The Clark County coroner's office will identify the woman after her family is notified of her death... Read More

Motorcyclist killed in collision in residential area

A motorcycle rider is dead following a crash with another vehicle on a residential road Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened around 1:10 p.m. on the 7100 block of Carrondale Way which is in the area of Washington Avenue and Tenaya Way.

The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Fatal crash investigators are responding to the scene.

This is a developing story. 8 News NOW has a crew on the way to the scene to gather more information. ... Read More