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Child critical after being pulled from pool, Metro says

A toddler was found submerged in a pool in a northwest neighborhood Thursday night.

The call came into emergency officials around 7:52 p.m.

According to Metro Police, a little boy, between the age of two and three, was pulled from a pool in the 10400 block of Chimney Flat Court.

He was taken to Summerlin Hospital and is said to be in critical condition.

There weren't many details released. Metro Police is investigating... Read More

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Teen girl hospitalized after shooting, Metro says

A teenage girl was shot Tuesday night, according to Metro Police.

Detectives said the teen went to her house Tuesday night and told her parents she was shot in the 2200 block of James Bilbray near Smoke Ranch and Rainbow.

The victim was taken to the hospital. However, her condition is unknown.

No word on the suspects.

This is a developing story.... Read More

Stabbing caps off deadly Friday

For first responders anywhere in the world, there is no such thing as normal days because as a first responder, every day can be hectic in its own way. Especially a day like Friday the 13th.

We're not saying we're superstitious, but May 13 has been a pretty sad and crazy day for the Las Vegas valley. Between fires, accidents, and acts of violence, it's safe to say Friday has been a trying day for first responders.

It all started around 4 a.m. when flames burned through an apartment complex near Rainbow and Charleston. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said Shirlena Rutherford intentionally started the fire.

Neighbors say they heard a domestic dispute fright before they saw the flames.

"The next thing we know the neighbor's coming out screaming, 'she started the fire'," said Markeish Wilson, a resident... Read More

Stabbing caps off deadly Friday

For first responders anywhere in the world, there is no such thing as normal days because as a first responder, every day can be hectic in its own way. Especially a day like Friday the 13th.

We're not saying we're superstitious, but May 13 has been a pretty sad and crazy day for the Las Vegas valley. Between fires, accidents, and acts of violence, it's safe to say Friday has been a trying day for first responders.

It all started around 4 a.m. when flames burned through an apartment complex near Rainbow and Charleston. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said Shirlena Rutherford intentionally started the fire.

Neighbors say they heard a domestic dispute fright before they saw the flames.

"The next thing we know the neighbor's coming out screaming, 'she started the fire'," said Markeish Wilson, a resident... Read More

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Cool at School: Students perform at Swing into Spring

Rapid rhythms, unique instrumentals and musical spontaneity were on display at Cadwallader Middle School's 13th annual Swing into Spring jazz dinner.

"Everyone around the community came together for, kind of like a jazz club for a night at a school, and it showcases our band," said 8th grader Ayden Johnson.

These young musicians performed in front of a packed house, including former members of the jazz ensemble and Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky.

"It's just about that family feeling we have in our school communities, and it just brings a lot of pride to our schools," Skorkowsky said.

"There are probably 50 former students out in the audience tonight, and it's a pleasure to see them come back, and they always come back," said band director Steve Kellermann.

With 425 jazz fans in the audience, the concert gave students the experience of playing a professional gig... Read More

Metro investigating death of 3-year-old

Metro Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old child.

Metro responded to a home in the 8100 block of Villa Finestra Drive near Cheyenne Avenue and Rampart Boulevard at around 12:35 p.m.

The child was transported to Mountain View hospital and pronounced dead there.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates... Read More

Police investigate shooting near Rainbow & Charleston

Metro Police are investigating a shooting near Charleston Boulevard and Rainbow Boulevard. Police responded to the area shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Metro does not have suspect information or the condition of any victims at this time.

8 News NOW will have more information as it becomes available. ... Read More