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Man in court, accused in stabbing death of ex-wife

 LAS VEGAS -- A man accused of stabbing his wife to death during a fight was arraigned Monday morning in Las Vegas Justice Court.

James Joyce, 52, is facing a murder charge in the death of his 40-year-old wife Jodi Joyce on Oct. 20, 2014. Police say Joyce stabbed his wife and then stabbed himself causing critical injuries that required hospitalization.

According to police, the two were divorced but still living together at their home near Buffalo and Grand Teton drives. Their 16-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son witnessed the deadly fight. 

Jodi Joyce was a Clark County School District employee who oversaw the district's Substance Abuse Awareness Program.

Joyce is scheduled to have his preliminary hearing on Feb. 13.

Woman arrested in connection with shooting in Northwest

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police said it arrested a woman in connection with a shooting that sent another woman to the hospital Saturday.

Officers said the woman was arrested shortly after 4:30 p.m., however there aren't many details about the arrest right now.

Police said they received the call about the shooting in the 5400 block of W. Cheyenne Avenue around 2:33 p.m. 

When they went to investigate, officers said a woman was found alert and conscious with one gunshot wound to the head.  She was taken to the hospital.

At this time, the incident appears to have stemmed from a domestic situation, according to police.

This is a developing story and an active investigation by Metro Police.

Man killed in crash near I-215, Lone Mountain

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say a man on his way to work at a northwest Las Vegas gravel quarry found a motorist dead in an overturned vehicle.

Las Vegas police Officer Laura Meltzer said police were called about 6:30 a.m. Monday, but it wasn't immediately clear how long the overturned SUV had been off Lone Mountain Road near the 215 Beltway.

Meltzer says the vehicle was down an embankment, and the area doesn't get much traffic during the weekend.

The identity and cause of death of the motorist wasn't immediately made public.

Metro investigates multiple armed robberies in the Northwest

Metro Police officers were busy investigating multiple robberies on Friday night.

The first robbery happened at the City Lights business located at 2650 South Decatur around 6 p.m. Detectives said two suspects walked into the bar and grill restaurant armed with a gun and demanded money.

At one point someone was even pistol whipped, officers said. Police said the alleged suspects didn't stop their robbery spree there because right after they hit City Lights, they ran across the street and robbed four more people.

Robbery detectives said shots were fired, but no one was hurt. The alleged robbers are still on the run.

Fast forward 40 minutes later and Metro Police were called to investigate another robbery. This one took place at a CVS located at 4800 West Charleston Boulevard.

Driver ID'd in crash at U.S. 95 and Craig

LAS VEGAS -- The woman killed in a crash on U.S. 95 Thursday evening has been identified as 38-year-old Alycia Marie Fox of North Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner's office.

Nevada Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 5:40 p.m. near the off ramp of US 95 and W. Craig Road.  

A Lincoln Navigator was traveling south on US 95 when the driver lost control and the SUV crashed into a fence.  Accident investigators said the SUV stopped in front of a storm drain.

NHP said Fox died at the scene.  

Surveillance photo of accused burglar shared on Facebook

LAS VEGAS -- A brazen burglar was captured on surveillance video allegedly breaking into a home in the northwestern part of the valley. The video shows a man armed with a gun illegally entering a home near Cheyenne Avenue and Rancho Drive.

Metro Police said while burglaries are slightly down from this time last year, property crimes in the northwest are up 5 percent. Detectives said they are inundated with burglary calls and so far this year there have been nearly 14,000 incidents.

8 News NOW spoke with the family who captured a clear picture of the alleged burglar. Shari Brantley said she realized right away that something wasn't right when she returned to her home Tuesday.

“It was definitely heart-wrenching and then just coming in and seeing it was awful,” Brantley said. “I don't know if there are any other words other than anger and just feeling violated that somebody is in your space,” she said.

Burglary turns into barricade situation, suspect arrested

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police said they investigated a barricade situation Saturday near W. Cheyenne Avenue and N. Jones Boulevard.

Officers said at 3:30 p.m. they responded to the 3000 block of Breton Drive in regards to a burglary.  The homeowners were coming home as the alleged burglar was on his way out.

Metro said the suspect saw the homeowners and ran back inside.  When police arrived to the scene, the suspect was hold up inside the home.

Officers surrounded the area and commanded the suspect to come out, but he refused, according to police.

The SWAT Team, along with crisis negotiators was called in to assist.  The standoff eventually ended around 5 p.m. with the suspect being taken into custody.

His name hasn't been released.