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Parents arrested in connection to baby’s body found in dumpster; neighbors react to disturbing development

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Neighbors in a North Las Vegas neighborhood were still dealing with overwhelming tragedy Friday, as police arrested a mother and father related to their infant son’s death. 

The 3-month-old baby’s body was found in a dumpster Sunday, near Las Vegas Boulevard and Carey Avenue. Officers took 52-year-old Raul Ramos and 32-year-old Adriana Hernandez into custody just days later. 

“I can’t imagine these people doing this to this little child,” Magda Orzzo said of the disturbing discovery. 

“He didn’t even get to see anything you know?” Nicole Aguilar added of the young boy. “He didn’t even have a choice to live or anything.”

A memorial of flowers, candles, balloons and stuffed animals sat next to the dumpster where the child was found, as families gathered to pay their respects. 

“Just a child being found dead and thrown in the trash,” Aguilar said. “That is really heartbreaking.”... Read More

Changes to FICO are on the way, your credit score could take a hit

LAS VEGAS (CNN) — It’s that pesky number that determines your financial trustworthiness and millions of Americans could see it drop in 2020 thanks to a change in how it’s calculated.

Fico scores are the most widely used credit scores in the U.S. and now the Fair Isaac Corporation, the creator of FICO scores, ill be using a stricter method for scoring people with rising levels of debt and consumers who get behind on loan payments.


Additionally, some who sign up for personal loans will be flagged.
Fair Isaac says the result will be a larger gap between people judged to be good credit risks and those deemed to be bad risks.


Basically, good credit situations will get better, bad ones will get worse.
If your fico score is above 680 and you keep managing your loans well, your score will go up more than it would have before... Read More

Coronado HS has game changing player

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – One of the best high school basketball teams in the west has one of the best stories on their roster.

Coronado High
School aspires of winning a state title, but one of their players is already
living life as a success story. Daniel Allen is making a name for himself as a
talented and gifted student athlete but long before this status, he lived with
the label of autism. Daniel went to battle with great parents, teachers, belief,
and basketball.

8 News Now Sports
Anchor Jon Tritsch has the story. ... Read More

SNHD continues to monitor coronavirus outbreak, no cases reported in Nevada

LAS VEGAS
(KLAS) —
The deadly coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan, China is
spreading faster, raising new concerns around the globe. Here in the US, ten
possible patients in California, one in Texas and one in Tennessee are in
isolation.

A Chicago woman is now the
second confirmed US case.

The Southern Nevada Health District
continues to monitor the outbreak here. There are no confirmed cases in the
state yet, but the health district is on high alert, especially
now, as travelers from around the world come to Las Vegas to celebrate the Chinese
New Year.

Traveler Wan Lu is taking
precautions. She wears a mask while traveling to McCarran Airport.

“We just come from
Beijing like a couple days ago,” Lu said. “Not really
worried a lot. I just want my family all wear masks.”

But, some travelers are concerned
about the coronavirus... Read More

I-Team: Special needs students to receive nearly $2 million in settlements with CCSD

LAS VEGAS
(KLAS) —
Taxpayers will be on the hook after a former teacher with the Clark
County School District was accused of abusing two students with special needs, and
CCSD is accused of dropping the ball after school officials knew about the
allegations.

It’s two settlements that
add up to nearly $2 million.

It’s a story the I-Team
first broke, bringing forward exclusive video from a police investigation and
then surveillance video at the center of the cases.

Teacher Kasey Glass is seen
in surveillance video at Kirk Adams Elementary School in 2017 with a student
who has autism and is non-verbal. Lawyers for the child alleged abuse, saying
she taunted him, withheld his food as punishment, which is against the law, and
more. ... Read More

WANTED: Metro police seek to identify 2 armed robbery suspects

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are requesting the public’s help in identifying two suspects accused of armed robbery at a business on Jan. 10 near US 95 and N. Rancho Drive at approximately 9:30 p.m.

According to police, the suspects stole several items while armed with a large yellow monkey wrench. The suspects threatened to hit the clerk while swinging the wrench at the head of the victim. They then fled from the store.

Suspect Descriptions:

  • Suspect 1: Black male adult, approximately 35-49 years old, medium build
  • Suspect 2: Black female adult, approximately 35-45 years old, medium build

Anyone with information is asked to call the LVMPD Commercial Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit their website at www.crimestoppersofnv.com... Read More

Police release mugshot of Fashion Show Mall shooting suspect

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police released the picture Christopher Valenzuela-Olivas, 18 Friday. The teen is accused of shooting three people inside the Fashion Show mall Tuesday night made his first court appearance Thursday morning.

Valenzuela-Olivas is facing three counts of attempted murder, appeared in Las Vegas Justice Court on Thursday and his bail was set at $100,000 and one of the conditions is that he must wear high-level electronic monitoring.

Fashion Show mall shooting suspect Christopher Valenzuela-Olivas makes his first court appearance in Las Vegas in Jan. 23, 2020.

According to police, Valenzuela-Olivas was at the mall with a friend when he got into an argument with someone else and fire a gun several times. Bullets struck the person he was arguing with as well as two other bystanders... Read More