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Ex-Chef Headed to Trial in Las Vegas Wife Killing

Daisy Dahan

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A 40-year-old former chef is headed to trial on allegations that he stabbed his Philippine wife to death with knives and a cleaver in their Las Vegas kitchen.

Richard Magdayo Dahan waived a preliminary hearing Thursday of evidence in the Jan. 10 slaying of 28-year-old Daisy Casalta Dahan, and a local judge bound the case over to state court.

Dahan is expected to plead not guilty at his arraignment March 12 in Clark County District Court.

Prosecutors say Dahan could face the death penalty.

Dahan told police he couldn't accept that his wife wanted a divorce just two years after they married in the Philippines.

Daisy Dahan's friends and co-workers at a Las Vegas nursing facility say they feared she was in a dangerously abusive marriage before she was killed.

Several People Stung by Bees at Las Vegas Apt. Complex

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LAS VEGAS -- Several people, including firefighters, were stung by bees at an apartment complex in the northwest part of the Las Vegas valley.

According to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, dispatchers received calls just before 2 p.m. Tuesday that three people had been stung at the Paradiso Apartments, which is at Rainbow Boulevard and Smoke Ranch Road.

When crews arrived, they noticed numerous bees, which seemed to be aggravated, flying around the parking lot. Some people, who were leaving or entering their apartments, that did know about the bees were also stung, along with firefighters who had responded to the scene.

No one was taken to the hospital because of the bee stings. The apartment management called exterminators to take care of the bees.

Driving You Crazy: Faded Signs Near Parson Elementary

LAS VEGAS - A viewer says Parson Elementary School on Thom Boulevard and Alexander Road lacks flashing lights, and only has one, faded speed limit sign. Drivers often speed through the school zone as a result.

Traffic8 has referred the speeding issue to Metro Police.

As for the faded sign, City of Las Vegas crews went to the school and found both the northbound and southbound school zone signs on Thom were faded and needed to be replaced.

These signs are directly adjacent to the school property and are in place to control the school zone.

Both of these signs will be upgraded within the next two weeks.

What's driving you crazy? E-mail your traffic questions and complaints to Brian Loftus.

Driving You Crazy: Street Lights at Campbell and Dorrell

LAS VEGAS - A viewer says eight street lights are out at the intersection of Campbell Road and Dorrell Lane. This presents a dangerous situation, since children are often present as a result of two nearby play areas.

Those street lights are not yet under the legal authority of the City of Las Vegas. The developer of this private property went out of business before completing required street light work. Since the city does not own the property, it is not authorized to touch the lights.

The city, however, found a legal loophole. Crews were able to modify the lighting circuitry in the area, while still requiring the private developer to make full repairs to the lights.

City crews found a unique way to get these lights energized and back on.

What's driving you crazy? E-mail your traffic questions and complaints to Brian Loftus.

Shooting Complex Hopes Competition Helps Its Bottomline

LAS VEGAS -- Leaders of the Clark County Shooting Complex say sport shooting events, like the big one going on this weekend at the complex, may help the facility stand on its own and take the burden off tax payers.

Hundreds of participants are competing for $75,000 worth of prizes in the biggest event this shooting complex has ever had.

Kaydn Ence is one of the 450 competitors in the Ducks Unlimited Las Vegas Continental Shoot. He may be only 18 years old but don't call him a rookie.

"I actually shot at nationals down in Texas. So I've shot some big shoots before," Ence said.

Ence along with everybody else knows Jon Kruger is the man to beat. They call Kruger the Tiger Woods of shot gunning.

Even Kruger is impressed with the massive Clark County Shooting complex.

"You can do pretty much anything you want here, archery, pistol, rifle, shotgunning. It is an amazing facility," Kruger said.

Las Vegas Man Charged in Roommate's Death

Sheila Linke

LAS VEGAS -- A Las Vegas man is under arrest in connection with the death of his roommate.

Metro Police arrested 51-year-old Edward Norman Kopp on charges of murder with a deadly weapon in the death of 53-year-old Sheila Linke.

Kopp and his girlfriend Kathy Atteberry shared Linke's home near Ann Road and Jones Boulevard.

According to police, Kopp strangled Linke after she asked them both to move out of the house. The victim's body was buried in the desert in Arizona, police said.

Linke was first reported as a missing person in January. Her friends and coworkers reported her missing Jan. 28. Police questioned Atteberry and Kopp about their roommate's disappearance and they told police they had not seen her since she left for work Jan. 27.

Northwest Family Upset Over 'Dangerous' Intersection

LAS VEGAS -- Some northwest valley homeowners are pleading for help following a deadly crash over the weekend. Police say 38-year-old William Bushelle died after running a stop sign at Durango Drive and Washburn Road and hitting another car.

Alissa Johnson showed up at the intersection about 24 hours after the deadly crash. She was there to grieve the loss of her boyfriend.

"When I got the call, it's something you never want to hear," she said.

She was told Bushelle, a former Navy SEAL, had been killed.

"It just makes you realize how much people mean to you," Johnson said.

Bushelle was ejected from his car and died in the front yard of a home. The couple in that home say this is the just the latest in a string of crashes that have ended up on their property.