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Lawmakers React to Steven Brooks' Behavior

Steven Brooks

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada state Senator Kelvin Atkinson said he never had any knowledge of a direct threat allegedly made by Assemblyman Steven Brooks against incoming Assembly speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick.

"Let me make it very clear, I never told anyone that I had knowledge from Steve of a direct threat on the Speaker's life."

Atkinson issued his statement to the media Monday morning. He referred to Brooks as a good man who is going through a very difficult period. Assemblyman Pat Hickey also commented on the case in his newsletter calling it "one damn sad human story."

Police Seeking Possible Victims in Doctor's Sexual Assault Case

Police have been investigating Dr. Mane Shah since the incident on Nov. 2.

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Police in North Las Vegas are reaching out to find any other patients who may have been assaulted by a local doctor who was arrested last week on suspicion of sexual assaulting a 68-year-old woman during a physical exam.

Police say they've been investigating 34-year-old Dr. Mane Shah since the incident on Nov. 2. He's accused of assaulting the woman in her room at North Vista Hospital and is charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of open and gross lewdness.

Shah is licensed to practice medicine in Nevada, pending the outcome of the investigation. However, administrators at North Vista Hospital say they have suspended his privilege to practice there. Shad also has privileges to practice at Sunrise and Mountain View hospitals.

Charity Wants Help if You Were Dumped by a Chump

Charity Wants Help if You Were Dumped by a Chump

If it’s time to forget about that lost love once and for all, Goodwill wants to help.

City Hall Building Receives Green Nod

City Hall Building Receives Green Nod


The new North Las Vegas City Hall building completed in 2012 received LEED Gold Certification for its environmentally friendly design and construction.

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized mark of excellence developed by the US Green Building Council. It verifies that a building was designed and built for high performance in human and environmental health, including sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

LEED Gold certification verifies it is designed to lower operating costs, reduce waste generated during construction, conserve energy and water, be healthier and safer for occupants, and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

Fatal Crash on Cheyenne and Michael Way

Fatal Crash on Cheyenne and Michael Way

LAS VEGAS -- One man is dead after crashing a car Sunday morning.

Metro says a man driving a 2000 Lexus rolled over and crashed into a light pole shortly after 8:30 a.m. on Cheyenne Avenue and west of Michael Way.

Witness statements and evidence at the scene, indicate the Lexus was stopped at Michael Way traveling west on Cheyenne. A passenger exited the Lexus and was standing near the drivers door when the driver suddenly sped off, knocking the pedestrian to the ground.

The Lexus passed over Michael way where it struck and crossed over the center median. The Lexus then entered the eastbound travel lanes, striking the south curb and two light poles.

The driver was transported to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced dead.

This is the 13th traffic related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction this year.

Coroner Identifies 2 Men Killed in Crashes

LAS VEGAS -- Authorities say a 77-year-old man who died after a car accident suffered from medical conditions.

The Clark County Coroner's Officer has identified the man as Alan Miskin. It lists his cause of death as a heart condition. Miskin died Friday after his Toyota struck an empty car in an apartment complex parking lot on Harmon Avenue.

The coroner's office also identified the man killed on Sunday as 54-year-old Mark Douglass. His vehicle struck a curb and two light poles on Cheyenne Avenue.

Police said Douglass was stopped at Michael Way where a woman got out of his car. Police say the woman was standing near the driver's door when the car sped off and knocked her to the ground. She suffered minor injuries.

Douglass was pronounced dead at University Medical Center.

Court Case Delayed for Troubled Lawmaker

Steven Brooks

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- A scheduled court appearance in North Las Vegas Justice Court for state lawmaker Steven Brooks was delayed Monday morning.

The court case centers on an allegations Brooks threatened incoming Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick on Jan. 19.

Brooks was hospitalized Friday for a medical evaluation after a domestic disturbance at his grandmother's home.