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8 on Your Side Helps Man Get Ordered Shutters

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Jay Ilagan likes to play pool. In fact, he plays every day in his new home in North Las Vegas. Jay considers himself to be pretty good at the game, and his good shots involve skill, not luck.

He says he needed some luck, however, after he ordered shutters for his home.

"I was behind the eight ball, and if it wasn't for Channel 8, I'll be behind the eight ball at this point," he said.

He ordered plantation shutters from Blinds Outlet. He and his wife wanted the house to look nice, because they like to entertain.

Jay gave the owner a $2,700 deposit and was promised he'd have shutters in six weeks. Six weeks came and went, but Jay never received the shutters.

"Seventh week and no calls from them, and I started to worry," he said.

He stopped by the store for answers, but it was closed. Worried, he called 8 on Your Side for help. We found the owner and got him in touch with Jay.

Bridge Work Forces I-15 Lane Closures

 

Work on the North 5th Street Bridge will again force the closure of several lanes of I-15.

From 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., both Wednesday and Thursday, several lanes of the freeway between Lake Mead Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue will be closed. Crews will be putting the concrete deck of the bridge in place and removing overhang.

The bridge is part of the $30 million North 5th Street arterial project, which will turn the street into a super arterial. The bridge part of the project is expected to be finished this spring.

Coroner Identifies 3 Victims

LAS VEGAS - The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the victims of two fires and a bus accident Monday. The three incidents are unrelated.

Firefighters discovered 58-year-old Sharon Decosta Monday morning after her apartment at Monaco Park Apartments near Cimarron and Desert Inn roads caught fire. She died at the scene of the fire. Her cause of death is pending.

Later Monday afternoon, fire crews responded to a garage fire near Warm Springs Road and Paradise Road. A male and female were hospitalized. The male, 76-year-old John Wilson, died at the hospital. His cause of death is still pending.

Meanwhile, 23-year-old Julia Schultz died after her vehicle rear-ended an RTC bus near Charleston Boulevard and Rainbow Boulevard. Schultz was taken to University Medical Center where she later died.

 

Tickets On Sale for Michael Jordan Golf Tournament

 

Tickets are on sale now for the 12th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek Golf Course in North Las Vegas.

The tournament will be April 4 through the 7 and is being hosted by Aria Resort & Casino. This is the third year that the tournament has been held in the Las Vegas valley.

The event will again feature some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, along with special events all to raise money for several charities, including Make-A-Wish Foundation, James R. Jordan Foundation, Opportunity Village and Cats Care.

A daily general admission pass is $30. A weekly VIP pass is $500. Discounted tickets available for members of the military, seniors and college or university students with valid ID.

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.

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