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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

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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

3 dogs killed in fire, senior man hospitalized

A senior citizen had to be hospitalized following a fire in northwest Las Vegas Wednesday. According to fire officials, three dogs were killed.

Investigators with Las Vegas Fire and Rescue believe food left cooking unattended on the stove started a house fire in northwest Las Vegas.

Fire dispatchers were notified at 5:37 p.m. that a house was on fire in the 3200 block of Hill Valley Street near CC-215 and Cheyenne.

On arrival, firefighters found heavy flames and smoke coming from the right-rear corner of the one-story wood frame stucco house.

When firefighters entered the home, it was full of thick black smoke and was extremely hot. However, it only took firefighters about 15 minutes to bring the fire under control.

The fire gutted the kitchen and the great room. There was heavy heat and smoke damage throughout the rest of the house. The damage was estimated at $150,000... Read More

LIVE: Vigil held for Centennial High teens killed in crash

Friends and family gathered in Knickerbocker Park Friday evening to remember the lives of the three Centennial High School students killed in a crash in Huntington Beach, Calif.

The victims, AJ Rossi, Dylan Mack, and Brooke Hawley, were driving in a car when a drunk driver crashed into them... Read More

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Sister of teen killed by DUI driver in Huntington Beach crash ‘crused' over his death

A northwest Las Vegas community was rocked Thursday when students of a local high school learned that three of their classmates were killed in a horrific crash in Huntington Beach, California. A fourth classmate was injured in the crash.

The crash happened around 1:00 a.m. on the Pacific Coast Highway. The four teens were in a red Toyota.

The driver of the other car who is believed to have caused the crash was arrested on suspicion of DUI, said investigators with the Huntington Beach Police Department.

Arrest records identify the suspect as 27-year-old Bani Duarte of San Clemente, California.

The teens, who were all friends, were said to be in California for spring break. 8 News Now identified the names of the victims through friends and family who say the victims were AJ Rossi, Dylan Mack, and Brooke Hawley.

8 News NOW was also told that the fourth person hurt in the crash is Alexis Vargas... Read More

Small farm owner worries about city's effort to annex county property

The deadline for property owners to submit letters of opposition to the city of Las Vegas regarding the proposed annexation of Clark County islands has passed and the owners are now waiting to hear back.

While the clerk's office reviews those notices, one property owner in the northwest area of town worries her livelihood may be at stake.

Children feed goats and other livestock at the JR Pony Parties property.

"It's fun and I can pet the goats and chickens," said Kenny Lorr.

He and others are getting an educational opportunity to learn about farm animals at the property.

"It's like a well kept secret," said parent Graciela Guthrie.

A three-acre farm in a neighborhood near Lake Mead and Decatur boulevards. It also happens to be in one of the county islands proposed for annexation.

"I worry that I'll lose all of this, and I don't want to lose it," said property owner Kathleen Meehan... Read More

Police: Man found dead near SR157 was there for weeks

The body of a man found near SR157 about 10 miles up Kyle Canyon Road had been in the area from four to six weeks, according to Metro Police.

The body was found around 5 p.m. Sunday. Evidence at the scene suggested the man had been stabbed several times at the location, police said.

The identity of the victim and cause of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Police have not identified any suspect or motive, at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Metro's Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.... Read More