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14 adults, 13 children displace in apartment fire

A Sunday morning fire at an apartment complex displaced 27 people.

The fire happened around 9:45 a.m. in the area of Cheyenne Avenue and Civic Center Drive.

The fire started in a kitchen and spread through the walls from the first floor to the second floor, according to the North Las Vegas Fire Department. Four apartments were damaged.

The American Red Cross is assisting the 14 adults and 13 children displaced. No injuries were reported. ... Read More

NLV Police: Man found dead in parking lot, homicide suspected

One man is dead following a shooting in a North Las Vegas parking lot Thursday night.

The shooting happened in the 2100 block of E. Cheyenne Avenue near Civic Center Drive around 8:20 p.m.

According to North Las Vegas Police, a 23-year-old man was found dead.

A preliminary investigation indicates the victim was standing outside a retail store when another man approached him and shot him, police said.

No arrests have been made in this shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas Police at (702) 633-9111 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. ... Read More

Plane makes hard landing at North Las Vegas Airport

One of the runways at the North Las Vegas Airport due to an incident involving a plane Monday. According to authorities, around 2 p.m. a Travel Air plane had to make a hard landing because of collapsed landing gear.

There were two people aboard the plane when it crashed, but no one was hurt.

Runway 12 will remain closed until the aircraft is removed. ... Read More

Somerset Academy hopes class cancellations will give kids, school time to combat Norovirus

Classes at a North Las Vegas charter school have been canceled for the rest of the week. More than 100 students at Somerset Academy have been stricken with the Norovirus.

Health officials say they thought the situation was getting better, but they admitted Wednesday that things hadn't gotten better.

The Somerset Academy North Las Vegas campus is located on W. Centennial Parkway and Commerce Street.

Administrators hope the break that will last until Monday will put the finishing touches on a stubborn sickness.

Brady Hathcock is one of many students affected by the virus.

"He was throwing up every 15 minutes," said Brandy's parent.
"I couldn't get him to stop."

According to Brady's mom, the virus has affected other in her home.

"My youngest son had it, and he ended up in the emergency room. He kept throwing up. He had a high fever. He wasn't eating," she said.

The illness started spreading two weeks ago... Read More

Man arrested for causing baby's death

North Las Vegas Police have arrested a man for allegedly causing the death of a child. Stephen Gayles, 26, was arrested after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

According to North Las Vegas police, on Dec. 04, 2016, at about 6:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Appaloosa Hills, in response to a call of a small child who wasn't breathing.

After paramedics arrived at the scene, they transported a 10-month-old baby to UMC Pediatrics for treatment, but the child died. Further investigation indicated that the child, whose identity hasn't been released, was being cared for by the Gayles when he stopped breathing.

On Wednesday, May 03, 2017, Gayles was arrested in the 5400 block of South Durango Drive. Gayles was booked into Las Vegas City Jail on his warrant for murder and two counts of child abuse.

The Coroner's Office will release the identity of the baby boy at a later date, along with the cause and manner of death... Read More

Classes at Somerset Academy NLV canceled Thursday, Friday due to virus

Classes at Somerset Academy North Las Vegas have been canceled for Thursday and Friday due to the continuation of a gastrointestinal virus that has kept numerous children out of school since April 26.

On Tuesday, representatives of the school, the Somerset R.N., and agents from the Southern Nevada Health District met regarding the virus and decided, "even though the number of students/families reporting symptoms has declined, we are concerned about preventing further illnesses," a note sent home to parents Tuesday night read... Read More

Construction to begin on Vegas Trade Village

The city of North Las Vegas will soon be home to a multi-million dollar development for international trade.

Construction begins Wednesday on the Vegas Trade Village going up on the northeast corner of Cheyenne Avenue and Commerce Street. The $100 million project is a first of its kind in the Las Vegas valley... Read More