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Pedestrian struck, killed on Owens Avenue near Main Street

North Las Vegas Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

The crash happened before 7 a.m. Tuesday on Owens Avenue west of Main Street, according to North Las Vegas Police.

Drivers are asked to find an alternate route to avoid the area. Owens is closed.

***Breaking*** The NLVPD is working a fatal auto pedestrian accident on Owens just west of Main Street. Please avoid the area if possible and find alternate routes to work. NLVPD PIO is enroute for media.

-- NLVPD (@NLVPD) March 12, 2019... Read More

Security guard killed on the job; NLV police need public's help locating the suspect

North Las Vegas Police needs the public's help in getting the word out, along with locating a homicide suspect who's still on the run. According to officers, a man working as a security guard was shot and killed Wednesday morning in the 2400 block of Evening Snow Court near W. Carey Avenue and Revere Street.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found an unresponsive 23-year-old man in a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as Naajee Johnson of Las Vegas. According to North Las Vegas, homicide detectives' preliminary investigation revealed the victim was working as private security at the time and witnesses in the area reported hearing gunshots at about 4:00 a.m. but did not report them to the police department.

Detectives are still working on a motive for the homicide and are attempting to identify a suspect at this time. ... Read More

UPDATE: Missing 6-month-old found; baby dropped off at high school

UPDATE at 3:26pm: A missing 6-month-old baby was found safe and sound Wednesday. According to North Las Vegas Police, Atreyu Drewry was dropped off at El Dorado High School around 3 p.m.

***Update***6-month old Atreyu Drewry has been found!! The child was dropped off at a local high school and is in good health. We appreciate the outpouring of support. The investigation continues in this case.

-- NLVPD (@NLVPD) March 6, 2019

The child was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he was checked out. He is said to be in good health.

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Detectives in North Las Vegas are hoping the public can help them find a baby who went missing Tuesday afternoon... 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

NLVPD needs help Identifying assault suspect

Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect from an assault that occurred in North Las Vegas in January.

Police say on January 19, officers responded to a church on the 1900 block of Glider Street, in reference to a report of an assault of a female teenager.

The male suspect fled before police arrived on scene.

Investigators says the suspect posed as someone working for the church, shaking hands, and speaking with many people in attendance. The suspect then pulled the female victim out of line to "counsel" her.

The suspect then led her to the bathroom, where he touched the victim inappropriately. Once the female victim told the suspect her age, he immediately left the church bathroom and was last seen on foot on Glider street... Read More

Amy Fleming, mother arrested in cold case death of child, booked into Las Vegas City Jail

Amy Fleming, 60, formally Luster, has been booked into the Las Vegas City jail. Fleming is facing an open murder charge for the death of her 3-year-old son, Francillon Pierre.

The boy was reported missing by Fleming and her then-boyfriend, Lee Luster on Aug. 2, 1986. They say he disappeared when he was with them at the Broad Acres Swap Meet in North Las Vegas.

The case received national attention and resulted in hundreds of leads and tips, but nothing led to the boy's whereabouts.

According to North Las Vegas Police, the majority of witnesses at the swap meet that day reported that they never saw the boy with his mother or stepfather.

NLV Police said neighbors also told investigators that Francillon had not been seen for weeks and had not been seen leaving the house with them prior to the alleged disappearance... Read More