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Man catches alleged thief on camera, suspect could be juvenile

A North Las Vegas man says his home was burglarized twice in one week.

It happened on Rainbow Blvd. near Cheyenne Avenue. The area has seen its fair share of robberies lately.

One of the victims who shared his story with 8 News NOW believes he caught the suspect on a hidden camera.

"I noticed at 3:45, someone he had entered my bedroom," Daniel Bain said. "A young black female came into the bedroom with a flashlight, went into a closet where there were two laptops out on the floor."

Bain says he was alerted to the first break-in on Sunday around 10:30 a.m. However, Bain said he didn't find anything out of the ordinary.

But after the second break-in, Bain said he noticed both of his laptops were taken.

8 News NOW Reporter Shakala Alvaranga: "Do you feel safe here?
Bain: "Yeah, I still feel safe here. I've got a couple of baseball bats if anybody really wants to come in late."... Read More

Businesses eyeing North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas is open for business is a message city leaders have been portraying for the past two years.

It seems to be paying off. Large companies are choosing to establish a presence in the rebounding city.

2016 has been a good year for the city of North Las Vegas. Just this month, city officials announced Amazon and The Honest Company are bringing 1,500 jobs to a warehouse complex still under construction.

Economists estimate $2 billion of economic impact over the next 10 years.

"The revenues projected for state and local government is around $60 million, so they're going to be great contributors to the community," said Assistant City Manager Ryann Juden, North Las Vegas.

He is in charge of economic development for North Las Vegas and says five Fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, have established a presence in the city in 2016.

The reason they are moving here: less red tape... Read More

National Guard, state, federal agencies train for natural disasters, catastrophes

DISCLAIMER: Video contains fake blood and body parts. The National Guard, along with federal and state agencies came together Monday to replicating a real-life catastrophe.

It was for a unique one-of-a-kind training called "Vigilant Guard" which is designed to simulate a real-life emergency.

Imagine these scenarios: A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits North Las Vegas; a large warehouse collapses and a mound of concrete rubble kills or traps people under steel beams and iron rods. ... Read More

Crews battle two-alarm blaze at North Las Vegas paper plant

North Las Vegas Fire crews are battling a two-alarm fire at the Clearwater Paper Corporation plant.

The blaze started around 9 a.m. at the plant which is located at 3901 Donna Street. Alexander Road is closed to traffic from N. 5th Street to Losee Road.

The building was evacuated and the fire is not under control.

This is a developing story... Read More

Suspect arrested in North Las Vegas murder

North Las Vegas Police have arrested a suspect in connection the murder of a 47-year-old woman.

Detectives arrested 63-year-old Randal McCray who they say had a relationship with the victim.

McCray faces one charge of murder with a deadly weapon.

On Tuesday November 8, at about 6:00 p.m. officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 6200 block of Wildcat Brook Court.

Responding officers found 47-year-old Kayota Washington suffering from an apparent gunshot wound inside a residence. She was declared deceased on scene. ... Read More

North Vegas fatal shooting may be domestic related, police say

Police say a fatal shooting that happened in North Las Vegas Tuesday may have stemmed from a domestic dispute.

North Las Vegas police say officers found a 47-year-old woman suffering from an apparent gunshot would when they responded to a call at a residence on Wildcat Brook Court about 6 p.m.

The victim was declared dead at the scene. Her name has not been released, but it's expected to be released later by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Two other people were inside the home at the time. Police interviewed both, but so far have made no arrests.

Investigators say the preliminary evidence suggests the shooting was domestic related.

Anyone with information should call North Las Vegas police at 702-633-9111 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.... Read More

Armed citizen shoots robbery suspect

An attempted armed robbery ended in gunfire at a 7-Eleven Thursday morning leaving the suspected robber dead.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. at a store on Cheyenne Avenue and Civic Center Drive in North Las Vegas when an armed citizen inside the store shot the suspect.

North Las Vegas Police say it's too early in the investigation to determine if the shooting was justifiable.

Police hope security cameras will give them a better idea as to what happened during the deadly confrontation.

"I got scared, it's scary, I was shaking, you know," said Alejandro Andrade Llamas.

He showed up at the 7-Eleven, where his wife works, when she didn't come home from work.

"It's scary, I could lose my girl, you know, for, I mean, just a simple job," he said.

Employees could be seen standing outside the convenience store where police say a bystander shot and killed the alleged armed robber... Read More