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Woman Killed in Rollover Identified

Woman Killed in Rollover Identified

LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the woman who died after her car rolled over on Oso Blanca Road Friday as Courtney Moyer, 23, of Las Vegas.

The coroner ruled her death an accident and said she died from blunt chest trauma.

According to evidence at the scene, Moyer was driving southbound, just north of Deer Springs Way in northwest Las Vegas, when she ran off the road and into a drainage ditch, causing the car to roll over.

Moyer, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident was the 86th traffic-related death in Metro Police's jurisdiction this year.

Woman Killed in Rollover Accident

LAS VEGAS - A woman is dead following a single vehicle rollover crash on Oso Blanca Road near Elkhorn and Tule Springs roads.

The crash happened September 21 at around 3:35 a.m. Metro Police said a 23-year-old woman was driving southbound on Oso Blanca Road in a 1996 Honda Accord, when she ran off the road.

The vehicle crashed into a drainage ditch and rolled. The woman was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene of the accident.

The Clark County Coroner's office will identify her once her next of kin have been notified.

 

Major Shopping Centers See High Tenant Occupancy

 

The landlord of two huge retail areas in the northwest says after being hit hard by the recession occupancy is back up.

Centennial Center, a 900,000-square-foot retail site constructed in 2001, and its sister property, Centennial Gateway, a 350,000-square-foot site built in 2007, have emerged from the economic downturn and are almost to capacity, their landlord said.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Woman Missing on Mt. Charleston Found Safe

LAS VEGAS -- A woman who had gone missing Tuesday on Mount Charleston has been located, Metro Police spokesman Bill Cassell said.

The 47-year-old woman had separated from a family member in the Old Mill Picnic area during an outing.

Police and Red Rock Search and Rescue had crews looking for the woman by air and on foot since Tuesday.

Cassell said the woman had minor injuries.

'The Lorax' Featured in Free Friday Movie Night

'The Lorax' Featured in Free Friday Movie Night

 

Free movie night is returning to Centennial Hills Park next week.

Las Vegas City Councilman Steven Ross will host a screening of “The Lorax” at 7:30 p.m. September 28 in the park amphitheatre. People are encouraged to bring blankets and low-folding chairs.

The event is being sponsored by Sam’s Club, which will be selling refreshments to raise money for the American Lung Association. HomeFree Nevada will provide activities for children. 

Builders Scramble to Locate Home Lots in Las Vegas

Builders Scramble to Locate Home Lots in Las Vegas

 

The northwest part of the Las Vegas valley has the second highest number of house lots ready for building. Only the southwest has more lots ready to go.

As demand for new homes increases in Las Vegas, home- builders are scrambling to find finished residential lots suitable for development.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Police Bust Pot Farm on Mt. Charleston

Police Bust Pot Farm on Mt. Charleston

LAS VEGAS -- Federal and local law enforcement officers removed 553 mature pot plants from a marijuana farm in the Lovell Canyon area of Mount Charleston during an early morning raid Thursday.

According to Metro Police, the plants had an estimated street value of more than $500,000.

The pot farm was located in rugged terrain about 20 miles north of State Route 159 on Lovell Canyon Road.

Police learned of the farm through a tip from a concerned citizen.

Police said no suspects were present during the raid and no arrests have been made. Officers observing the area from an aircraft reported seeing people running from the area as officers on the ground approached the farm.

This is the third outdoor marijuana grow operation discovered in Clark County this year. Last year, police discovered seven grow operations, up from 2010 when none were discovered.