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Craig Road closed due to serious crash

The westbound lanes of Craig Road are closed to traffic between Martin Luther King Boulevard and Revere Street due to a serious crash involving a pedestrian, according to North Las Vegas Police.

The pedestrian, a man in his 40's, was transported to University Medical Center.

Motorists should find an alternate route.

This is a developing story. ... Read More

UNLV questions NLVPD's actions during recent visit to campus

An alleged training session involving North Las Vegas Police officers was questioned Wednesday. UNLV sent out a community alert about an incident in which North Las Vegas Police officers entered the campus for training without notifying campus police or university leadership.

The letter said in part:

"Last night, after the conclusion of the "I Imagine" poetry event outside the Student Union, sponsored by the UNLV Center for Social Justice, Black Lives Matter UNLV, and Students Organizing Diversity Activities, seven police officers from North Las Vegas entered the UNLV campus on motorcycles and drove around the pedestrian-only area.

The officers entered campus without notifying campus police or university leadership. Understandably, this activity caused concern among students, faculty, and staff."

The Black Lives Matter group at UNLV posted video of the incident on its Facebook page... Read More

Man hit and killed by bus in North Las Vegas

A man is dead after police said he stepped in front of a bus on Las Vegas Boulevard and Hamilton Street around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The man was taken UMC where he died, police said.

North Las Vegas police have southbound Las Vegas Boulevard closed between Hamilton Street and Bruce Street.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area as officers investigate the crash. ... Read More

Inside look at VA Hospital in NLV on 5-year anniversary

As the valley celebrates Veterans Day weekend, the VA Hospital in North Las Vegas is marking its own milestone.

The hospital has been open for five years and has experienced a rapid increase in demand as more and more veterans seek care at the hospital.

"I can make it here in about 12 minutes," said Bill Kane, veteran. "Easier, a lot quicker for me, you bet."

Kane is one of nearly 62,000 veterans to visit the North Las Vegas VA Hospital, thus far this year.

"I tell ya, it's very important because I've been with the VA about 14 years now, with this heart condition, so it's a must," Kane said.

8 News NOW spoke with Kane briefly after he had a stent put in near his heart. It was conducted through his wrist. It's a specialized procedure that is one of the highlights of the cardiac department at the VA Hospital.

"So basically, it's a catheter that has a metal scaffold at the end," said Dr. Tillmann Cyrus, Chief of Cardiology... Read More

Arrests made in death of Good Samaritan

Two people have been arrested in the death of Good Samaritan who tried the stop the robbery of a convenience store in September.

Members of the Las Vegas FBI Criminal Apprehension Team located Michael Maria Falus, 38 and Larry Allen Gray Jr., 43, in Reno. The two were taken into custody by the FBI and transported back to North Las Vegas.

Falus is facing charges of murder with a deadly weapon, robbery with a deadly weapon and duty to stop at the scene of an accident. Gray is facing charges for murder with a deadly weapon, robbery with a deadly weapon and robbery.

Falus is accused of stealing items out of an AM/PM on W. Lake Mead on Sept. 16 and then getting into a Jeep Grand Cherokee. As they were driving away, a concerned citizen attempted to intervene and was struck by the Jeep. He later died... Read More

Ground breaks on brand new entertainment complex in NLV

Monday was an exciting day for one North Las Vegas neighborhood as city leaders gathered at a groundbreaking for a brand new entertainment complex. The new state of the art cinema will be located right across from North Las Vegas City Hall on Las Vegas Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue.

Maya Cinema officials say the project is more than a decade in the making. Those involved say it should help revitalize the area.

What is now a 32-acre parcel of land will soon be transformed into a 165,000 square foot commercial and entertainment center complete with a deluxe 14 screen movie theater.

"We see this as a great opportunity for a wonderful population and a great population that has nowhere to go but up," said Moctesuma Esparza, Maya Cinemas.

Maya cinemas two-story theater promises to be state of the art, including an auditorium with a 70-foot screen and Dolby immersive sound. There will also be deluxe recliners to sit in while enjoying the movie... Read More

Police arrest suspect in Friday's deadly shooting

Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing another man late Friday night in North Las Vegas.

The shooting happened just before 11:30 p.m. on the 3700 block of Reseda Circle which is near Pecos Road and Carey Avenue.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a 24-year-old Hispanic man shot in the stomach, according to the North Las Vegas Police Department. The victim died at the hospital.

Investigators originally thought the shooting was accidental, but later determined it to be a homicide.

Police arrested 25-year-old Mauricio Miranda who was reported to be with the victim prior to the shooting.

The Clark County Coroner's Office will release the identity of the victim... Read More