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I-Team Exclusive: Video shows referee drinking before fatal UNLV fraternity boxing match

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The I-Team is revealing new video showing the moments before UNLV student Nathan Valencia participated in a fraternity boxing match for charity on November 19.

As the I-Team first reported, the 20-year-old collapsed shortly after his fight and died four days later. The Clark County Coroner's office ruled Valencia's death as a homicide due to blunt force trauma to the head.

The event was held by the Kappa Sigma fraternity, according to social media posts. Valencia was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

UNLV journalism student David Cruz attended the event and recorded video of several fights before Valencia's. "It was just fighting. Like there was no like boxing involved in it. Everybody was hitting each other in the back of the heads," Cruz told the I-Team.

Valencia's parents told the I-Team that they believe the referee was not a professional official. ... Read More

Las Vegas woman gets probation for role in Medicaid fraud scheme

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 30-year-old woman was given a suspended sentence, placed on probation and ordered to pay $30,000 in a Medicaid fraud case, according to Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford.

Randi Jewel Lewis of Las Vegas received a suspended sentence, avoiding 19-48 months in prison. She pleaded guilty to one count of Medicaid fraud and one count of money laundering in a case that involved falsely billing for Medicaid services allegedly provided to Medicaid recipients.

District Court Judge Jasmin Lilly-Spells ordered Lewis to pay more than $30,000 in restitution, penalties and costs.

Lewis and co-defendant Shonna Nicole Marshall used the personal information of others without their knowledge or consent and transferred the funds into multiple bank accounts and to multiple associates in order to conceal the source of the funds, according to the Attorney General's office... Read More

1 man dies, 2 rescued after canyoneering incident in Zion National Park

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 31-year-old Virginia man died over the weekend in Zion National Park while canyoneering with two others.

The area around Heaps Canyon and Upper Emerald Pools was closed as about 30 members of a search and rescuer team retrieved the body of Andrew Arvic of Chesapeake, Virginia, on Sunday.

Arvig and others began their trip through Heaps Canyon on Saturday, and Arvig was the first of the group to exit the canyon, according to a National Park Service (NPS) news release. He was suspended 260 feet above the pools when the team reached him.

According to NPS, Arvig needed to land on a small rock ledge to re-anchor his rope, but he rapelled 20 feet past that point and was unable to get back up to the ledge.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the National Park Service are investigating the cause of Arvig’s death... Read More

31-year-old missing woman last heard from on Nov. 24

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro police are asking the public for help in locating a missing 31-year-old woman from Las Vegas.

Tina Kenny was last heard from on November 24, after she posted on Facebook that her car had broken down and that she was stranded.

According to the release, she may have been living in a black or possibly silver/dark gray 2002 Ford Expedition over the course of the last few weeks.

Tina is described as 5'3" tall and has blonde hair and green eyes.

Her family believes she may be in extreme danger.

If you have any information that could help police cal: 702-828-3111. ... Read More

Crash northbound I-15 before Owens Avenue blocking center lanes, use other routes

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A crash on northbound I-15 before Owens Avenue is blocking center lanes, according to RTC. Use other routes.

#FASTALERT 5:14 PM, Nov 29 2021
Crash NB I-15 before Owens Ave
Center lanes blocked
Expect delays
Use other routes

— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) November 30, 2021

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

New video shows 2 men police say were involved in bus stop deadly shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police have released surveillance video showing two suspects in a Nov. 18 deadly shooting on the east side of the Las Vegas valley that left one man dead.

The shooting was reported around 2:49 a.m. near Boulder Highway and Nellis Boulevard.

According to Metro the victim was sitting at a bus stop when he was approached by two unidentified male suspects. The victim and one of the suspects got into a verbal dispute.

During the dispute, the suspect produced a firearm and shot the victim. The suspects fled the area, and the victim ran for help.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the two suspects captured on surveillance video near the scene of the shooting... Read More

Man shot inside Bally's early Sunday, Metro police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Metro police are investigating a shooting at the Bally's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino early Sunday morning.

Police were called to Bally's, 3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd., just after 3 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Police did not specify whether the shooting victim was found in the hotel area or the casino area.

The man was taken to University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation remains ongoing, according to Metro.

No other details were immediately available.

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