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North Las Police detective dies following car crash

A North Las Vegas Police detective who was injured in a car crash Friday afternoon died early Saturday morning, according to the department.

The crash happened at Martin Luther King Boulevard and W. Carey Avenue around 2 in the afternoon. A wrong way driver, traveling south in the northbound lane on MLK, crashed into the detective's car. A third car behind the detective was also involved.

North Las Vegas Police posted the following message on their Twitter page at 3:21 a.m.

"It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of our detective. Thank you for your continued love and support."

The detective's name has not been released.

The last North Las Vegas Police officer to die was Officer Raul Paul Elizondo who was shot on Jan. 30., 1995... Read More

NLV officer suffers critical injuries in crash at MLK and Carey

A serious car crash sent a North Las Vegas Police officer to the hospital Friday afternoon.

It happened at N. Martin Luther King Boulevard and W. Carey Avenue.

One of our detectives was involved in a crash at MLK/Carey. He was transp to UMC in crit cond. Intersection closed for investigation. #NLVPD

-- NLVPD (@NLVPD) January 6, 2017

According to police, the officer was taken to University Medical Center with critical injuries.

Our detective is still fighting for his life at the hospital. We are asking for #prayers across the valley

-- NLVPD (@NLVPD) January 6, 2017

No word on what caused the crash, but MLK at Carey is closed to traffic. Drivers should use alternate routes... Read More

NLV Police search for robbery suspects

North Las Vegas Police needs the public's help to find two robbery suspects.

According to NLVPD, two men walked into a business in the 4200 block of E. Craig Road on Jan. 1 and demanded money.

Witnesses told officers one of the suspects pointed a short-barreled shotgun at the clerk as he was given money from the cash register.

Police said the suspects stole about $190 in cash before fleeing the scene. No one was injured during the robbery.

The first suspect is described as a 20-year-old African-American man, about 5-feet 10-inches tall, and 150 lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, a baseball hat with an orange brim, clear glasses, blue jean pants, and gray shoes with orange laces. ... Read More

Police shooting near Ellis and Judson

North Las Vegas Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting near Ellis Street and Judson Avenue.

Police say the suspect was transported to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the officer involved is expected to be fine.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.... Read More

Coroner ID's 20-year-old man shot to death in North Vegas

Authorities have identified a 20-year-old man who was found mortally wounded on a North Las Vegas sidewalk, while police continue to seek public help to identify his killer.

The Clark County coroner says Anthony Eugene Hodges died of a gunshot to the chest. His death was ruled a homicide.

North Las Vegas police say Hodges died at University Medical Center in Las Vegas after he was found about 6 p.m. Friday near Lake Mead Boulevard and Losee (LOH'-see) Road.

The coroner didn't immediately identify Hodges' hometown.

Police say no suspects have been identified... Read More

Man dead, ex-girlfriend's son sought in fatal home dispute

Authorities have identified a 20-year-old man who was found mortally wounded on a North Las Vegas sidewalk, while police continue to seek public help to identify his killer.

The Clark County coroner says Anthony Eugene Hodges died of a gunshot to the chest. His death was ruled a homicide.

North Las Vegas police say Hodges died at University Medical Center in Las Vegas after he was found about 6 p.m. Friday near Lake Mead Boulevard and Losee Road.

The coroner didn't immediately identify Hodges' hometown.

Police say no suspects have been identified... Read More

NLV fatal stabbing suspect arrested

North Las Vegas Police says officers have caught the man responsible for a deadly stabbing on Christmas Eve.

Detectives identified the suspect as 27-year-old Christian Gallardo-Ceballo. North Las Vegas Police said Gallardo was among those arrested the morning of Dec. 24 on separate charges.

Officers first responded to the the 2800 block of Daley Street around 2:20 a.m. after reports of a fight. NLVPD said when officers arrived at the scene they found several men with different injuries.

One of the men, 23-year-old Garcia-Lopez, appeared to have been stabbed. He was taken to UMC Trauma where he died. Three other men received treatment at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

North Las Vegas Police said its investigation concluded a large group of people were involved in an argument in the street which escalated to a fight before the victim being stabbed. ... Read More