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Man facing threat charge in Las Vegas released to group home

A 23-year-old man who was arrested in February and indicted on charges that he threatened to carry out a mass shooting larger than the killing of 58 people on the Las Vegas Strip is being released to a nonprofit group home.

On Thursday, a judge ordered Calin Howard Hodges to await trial at a North Las Vegas residence that offers services for the mentally ill.

Hodges' trial on a charge of making a terrorist threat is expected to start May 14. He could face up to 20 years in prison if he's convicted.

Hodges is accused of telling members his church that he identified with mass shooters, and of posting on social media that he would carry out a killing bigger than the Oct. 1 massacre... Read More

Roads near Tropical Parkway and Pecos blocked as police investigate home invasion

Several streets are blocked off near Tropical Parkway and Pecos Road because North Las Vegas police are searching for a home invasion and robbery suspect.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. near E. Centennial Parkway and Bruce Street. According to police, a vehicle taken from the home during the home invasion was spotted at Tropical Parkway and Pecos Road.

Officers pulled over the car and ended up taking one person into custody. The second suspect took off running on foot, police said.

North Las Vegas Police and K-9 officers are still searching for him.

No one was hurt... Read More

Police searching for man in connection to triple homicide

Detectives are looking for a man they say is a "person of interest" in a triple murder which happened three months ago.

The man is described by the North Las Vegas Police Department as African-American between the ages of 20 and 30, 5'11'', and about 160 lbs.

The shooting happened on December 28th at about 4:00 p.m. on the 2200 block of Carroll Street. That's in the area of N. Las Vegas Boulevard and Carey Avenue.

Three people died inside an apartment from apparent gunshot wounds, according to investigators.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the man is urged to call NLVPD at (702) 633-1685.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555... Read More

FBI seeks additional victims of man accused in sexual assault of a minor

The FBI is trying to identify any additional victims of a North Las Vegas man who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor.

According to the FBI, Mohamed Abdikadir Muhina,23, was arrested and charged with sexual of assault of a minor under 14 and lewdness a with a minor under 16 on March 2.

Muhina has lived in North Las Vegas since 2005 and is believed to have used various social media accounts including:

https://www.facebook.com/jordan.junior.3591267
Tango: Mohamed Muhina
Skype: mohammed1777155

Mohamed drives a white 2013 Hyundai Sonata with the Nevada license plate 76E965. He goes by the name Junior William and is employed as a rideshare driver with Uber and Lyft. His former employer was Sonic.

He is described as being around 5'11" tall and weighing around 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes... Read More

Student arrested with loaded gun at Desert Rose High School

A 17-year-old female student is in police custody after a loaded gun was found in her purse Thursday afternoon at Desert Rose High School, according to Clark County School Police.

The arrest happened around 1:30 p.m. at the school which is located on Brooks Avenue near Commerce Street and Cheyenne Avenue in North Las Vegas.

Students reported the gun to faculty members who contacted school police.

There was one round in the chamber, school police said.

The student is facing a charge of possessing a dangerous weapon on school property.

This is the second gun found on a student on school property Thursday.

School police have confiscated 16 guns since the beginning of the school year... Read More

Police arrest ax-wielding woman in North Las Vegas

A 33-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly wielding an ax near E. Tonopah Avenue and Palmer Street.

North Las Vegas Police said they received a call about Kisstal Killough's behavior just before noon. Authorities were dispatched to the area near Williams Elementary near the 3000 block of E. Tonopah Avenue.

Officers said witnesses told them the 33-year-old woman tried to climb the chain link fence near the school with a pickaxe in her hand. She was allegedly also talking about killing everyone.

Eventually, police were able to get her off the fence and take her into custody.

Killough faces the following charges:

Assault with a deadly weapon
Trespass not amounting to burglary
Maintain permit nuisance
Loitering about school/ place where children congregate... Read More

Alcohol, speed suspected in deadly crash

One person is dead and another in critical condition following a three-car crash in North Las Vegas Saturday night, police said.

The crash happened around 10:00 p.m. in the area of Losee Road and Washburn Road.

One of the drivers was speeding when the car failed to maintain its lane of travel and caused a high impact rear-end collision with an SUV, according to a report by the North Las Vegas Police Department.

Both vehicles ran off the road and ended up in a desert area, investigators said.

Medical responders rushed the two drivers to the hospital where the driver of the SUV died. The other driver suffered critical injuries, police said.

A third vehicle was also involved in the crash, but the driver did not suffer serious injuries.

Investigators with the coroner's office will release the identity of the victim once they notify family... Read More