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North Las Vegas Police releases photos of truck involved in hit-and-run crash

North Las Vegas Police released photos of a pickup truck that was possibly involved in a hit-and-run crash Friday morning.

The wreck happened around 5:45 a.m. on N. Las Vegas Boulevard between Lake Mead Boulevard and Tonopah Avenue.

The driver of the pickup truck critically injured a man walking in the area, police said. The preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian was crossing Las Vegas Boulevard North when he was struck by a vehicle. That vehicle left the scene of the crash, police said.

Medical responders rushed the male victim to University Medical Center Trauma with critical injuries. North Las Vegas Police investigators say they need the public's help finding the driver who left the scene of the crash... Read More

Possible homicide investigation in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas Police detectives are investigating a possible homicide Friday morning.

The investigation is taking place on Donna Street in the area of Carey Avenue and Civic Center Drive.

We have a crew on the way to the scene to gather details. Check back for updates. ... Read More

Police searching for driver involved in critical injury pedestrian crash

North Las Vegas Police are looking for a driver who struck and critically injured a pedestrian Friday morning.

The collision happened around 5:45 a.m. on N. Las Vegas Boulevard between Lake Mead Boulevard and Tonopah Avenue.

Medical responders rushed the male victim to University Medical Center Trauma in critical condition.

Investigators are asking for the public's help finding the driver who left the scene of the crash.

Drivers should avoid the area during the investigation.

This is a developing story. We have a crew on the way to the scene to gather more details. Check back soon for updates. ... Read More

Program gives extra training to teachers to improve under-performing schools

Local community groups are working together to help improve under-performing schools in the Clark County School District, and they're turning to teachers to get it done.

The program is called Lead Nevada Academy, and it will provide leadership skills for teachers who have demonstrated success in the classroom. The goal of the program is to take the success and expand its reach beyond classroom walls.

More than 18,000 teachers work for the Clark County School District.

"My senior year teachers, they actually helped me out a lot," said Justice Santiago, a student. "I'm about to graduate, so they're really trying to push us to graduate."

In Lead Nevada Academy six teachers will be selected to undergo what is described as nine-months of 'intensive training.'... Read More

Funeral for North Las Vegas Detective Chad Parque to be held Tuesday, Jan. 17

Information about the funeral for North Las Vegas Police Detective Chad Parque was released Tuesday.

Detective Parque was killed from injuries sustained in a car crash Friday, Jan. 6. It happened at N. Martin Luther King Boulevard and W. Carey Avenue.

Police say his car was hit by a driver going the wrong way on the road. Parque died from his injuries early Saturday morning.

Arrangements for Parque's funeral are as followed:

Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Central Christian Church
1001 New Beginnings Drive
Henderson, NV 89011

The funeral is open to the public.

Parque was a 10-year veteran, and according to many, the kind of cop you'd want as your protector. Parque leaves behind a wife and a child... Read More

Body found in desert in North Las Vegas

A body was found in a deserted area in North Las Vegas, according to law enforcement.

North Las Vegas Police said the body was discovered Monday evening near Statz Street and Rome Boulevard.

No word on whether the body is that of a man or a woman.

No other details were released.

This is a developing story.... Read More

Fallen detective described as a great husband, father, brother and investigator

The detective who died following a car crash on Friday afternoon was Chad Parque, according to the North Las Vegas Police Department.

Detective Parque was on-duty when he was leaving the North Las Vegas Justice Court. A driver heading southbound on Martin Luther King Boulevard entered the lanes of oncoming traffic and struck Detective Parque's vehicle, said NLVPD investigators.

Detective Parque succumbed to his injuries early Saturday morning after fighting for his life and a great effort from UMC medical staff, said NLVPD.

Detective Parque was 32 years old and described as a great husband, father, brother and investigator by the department. He worked for NLVPD for 10 Years.

"Our thoughts and our prayers are with that family. It's such a tragedy. I'm hoping that god can use this to bring us together, to rally us together, to continue to prayer for that officer," said John Ponder, a support of local law enforcement... Read More