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Rainy weather moves through parts of Las Vegas valley

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Meteorologist Tedd Florendo said clouds and moderate showers started moving in on the west side of town Tuesday afternoon.

There will be strong gusty winds and the potential for isolated thunderstorms between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

Tuesday the temperature cooled off tremendously only reaching the mid-60s. On Monday, the temps were in the 80s.

Thunderstorm threats could bring gusty winds and a brief downpour. There is also a threat of lightning, thunder, and hail.

Once the rain moves out, a rapid warm-up will move in. The Las Vegas valley is expected to reach the 90s by Friday... Read More

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Teen accused of making racially motivated threats against Arbor View High enters guilty plea

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- One of the teens accused of making racially motivated terroristic threats against a particular group of students at Arbor View High School admitted to making the threats in court Friday.

The two students, who are 15 and 16-year-old males, were arrested by Clark County School Police last month. They are facing charges of making terrorist threats, conspiracy to commit terrorist threats, hate crime, cyberbullying and breach of peace.

The one student who admitted to making the terroristic threats in court entered a guilty plea to a charge of felony naming multiple victims. He will be sentenced on next Friday, which is also when the other teen is expected to enter his plea.

There names were not released because they are under age.

There was a total of nine victims identified in this case, but Bridgett Duffy with the D.A.'s office said in her opinion, 'every black child at Arbor View is a victim.' ... Read More

Police: High number of burglaries in Northwest Las Vegas

If you live in the Northwest Las Vegas valley, you probably know someone who has had a vehicle broken into.

Neighbors are saying they've had enough.

Metro's Northwest Area Command, which includes part of Summerlin, is seeing a high number of auto break-ins. One thing being stolen more often from cars are guns.

Because of that, Metro Police are asking for the public's help in preventing these crimes of opportunity.

When you think of a typical Summerlin neighborhood, one thing that may come to mind is safety and security. But talk to residents and they'll tell you there are some issues.

"It shouldn't happen anywhere, but I guess it can happen wherever you live," said Tiger Helgelien, who lives in Summerlin.

He is talking about car break-ins. Recently, thieves targeted one of his vehicles... Read More

Animal advocates work to rescue, keep bunnies safe from trenches at Floyd Lamb Park

Animal advocates are working to rescue rabbits they say are in harm's way at Floyd Lamb Park located in the northwestern part of the valley.

The group "Bunnies Matter" says several rabbits are in danger due to the construction work happening in the area. They say rabbits are unable to get out after falling into a trench in the area.

So volunteers are laying traps near one of the historic buildings in an effort to get the rabbits to safety.

The group claims that the City of Las Vegas has not coordinated with them to resolve the issue, but the city says it has "tried doing so in the past."

Dave Schweiger helps plan rabbit rescues throughout the valley. Advocates say, when it rains, bunnies who have fallen into the trench could end up drowning... Read More

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UPDATE: Police arrest 2 students in racially-motivated threat at Arbor View High School

Two Arbor View High School students have been taken into custody in connection with a racially-motivated threat at the school, according to CCSD Superintendent Jesus Jara.

The two students, who are 15 and 16-year-old males, were arrested by Clark County School Police. They are facing charges of making terrorist threats, consipiracy to commit terrorist threats, hate crime, cyber bullying and breach of peace.

.@SuptJaraCCSD announces 2 students arrested @ArborViewAggies. Making threats will not be tolerated. pic.twitter.com/5finkmvcuO... Read More

SNOWY WEATHER: Snow falls around the Las Vegas Valley!

Snow started falling around the Las Vegas valley Wednesday night around 6 p.m. According to numerous viewer tweets and photos 8 News NOW received, many areas around the valley were seeing 1-3 inches of snow.

At 9.p.m. Summerlin had 4-5 inches of snow. And at 10 p.m. Echo Canyon Subdivision on Mount Charleston was showing 11-inches.

SLIDESHOW: Snow blankets parts of the Las Vegas Valley

Nevada Highway Patrol warned drivers on Twitter that roads could be a little tricky. Especially, for drivers traveling on I-15 southbound near Jean. The roadways in that area are expected to freeze with ice causing the roads be very slippery... Read More

SLIDESHOW: Snow blankets parts of the Las Vegas Valley

Snow started falling around the Las Vegas valley Wednesday night around 6 p.m., but it lasted for a little over three hours. Some areas accumulated as much as 1-3-inches. Take a look at the photos below to see how valley residents captured the moment in photos!

PHOTOS: Snow blankets parts of Las Vegas Valley... Read More