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North Las Vegas Police Det. Chad Parque laid to rest

North Las Vegas Police Detective Chad Parque was laid to rest Tuesday after losing his life earlier this month in a car crash while on duty.

A police motorcade carried the officer's body in a flag-draped coffin in the back of a NLV Police truck from Palm Mortuary to Central Christian Church in Henderson where his funeral service was held at noon and then back to Palm Mortuary for a graveside service.

Hundreds filled the church to celebrate his life and remember his legacy as a detective, husband, father and friend.

Parque died on Jan. 7 after a wrong-way driver crashed into his car.

He leaves behind a wife and young child.

During the funeral service, fellow officers talked of Parque's dedication to serving the community. He started his career at the age of 15 when he joined the Metro Explorer program. His then supervisor remembers a young teen with plenty of ambition. ... Read More

Police motorcade will impact some local roads today

A police motorcade will escort fallen North Las Vegas Police Detective Chad Parque and his family Tuesday morning to and from his funeral causing some delays for motorists on local roads.

The motorcade route will travel from Palm Mortuary on North Jones to Central Christian Church at 1001 new Beginnings Driver in Henderson beginning at 10:30 a.m. The route for the procession is as follows:

Southbound Jones Blvd. to the 215

Westbound 215 to US-95

Southbound on US-95 to Russell Road exit

Eastbound Russell Road to Russell Road Recreation Complex

The funeral procession is expected to arrive at the church at 11 a.m. The funeral is expected to end around 2 p.m. The motorcade is expected to leave the church and head to Palm Mortuary for a grave side service. The route is as follows:... Read More

Couple honors fallen officers with memorial plaques

A local couple has created special plaques for more than 100 fallen officers across the country, but their recent tribute was for a friend, North Las Vegas Detective Chad Parque.

Noah Bennett and his wife started making special plaques for families after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It has evolved into a non-profit organization called Hearts and Crosses honoring officers killed in the line of duty.

8 News Now reporter Brittany Edney has the story... Read More

PD: Man critical following shooting near Gowan and MLK

North Las Vegas Police investigated a shooting Friday near W. Gowan Road and N. Martin Luther King Boulevard.

The shooting happened around 2:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of Gowan Road.

According to officers, a man was shot and transported to UMC Trauma.

Police said the man is in critical condition.

There were any other details released... Read More

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