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Unique event helps college students connect with jobs

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Finding a job or internship can prove difficult for students but the College of Southern Nevada relies on a unique networking event that helps students find potential employers.

Isaac Provencio takes a seat. He has five minutes to sell himself as a potential employee to a prospective employer. The CSN student works at Sonic but wants a better job opportunity in cyber security.

"Battling the hackers, trying to get them down and plus my mom was also in cyber security, so I want to be like her," Provencio said.

He answers questions quickly before meeting with another employer during the schools' annual speed networking event at the North Las Vegas Cheyenne campus. ... Read More

Judge hears letters that led police, prosecutors to believe Fleming killed toddler son

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The woman charged in the death of her 3-year-old son was back in cour Monday. Amy Fleming was arrested a couple of months ago on the 1986 cold case out of North Las Vegas.

Despite some pushback from the defense, the judge ruled there is enough evidence to move forward with the case against Fleming.

For the first time Monday, part of the jail letters that investigators believe prove Fleming is guilty killing her son Francillion Pierre were read word-for-word in court.

"I believe there was a crime committed," said Det. Steven Wiese, a homicide detective with the North Las Vegas Police Department.

According to Wiese, there's no doubt Fleming played a role in her son's death. Three-year-old Francillion was reported missing in August 1986 from the Broad Acres Swap Meet... Read More

NLV Police investigate shooting in neighborhood near Richard C. Priest Elementary

Law enforcement officers are investigating a shooting in North Las Vegas near Simmons Street and W. Alexander Road.

North Las Vegas Police said multiple people were injured early Monday evening in a shooting that occurred in the 2400 block of W. San Miguel.

According to Clark County School District Police, the shooting happened north of Richard C. Priest Elementary School, but seven people ran onto the school's property looking for help.

One person was taken to University Medical Center for treatment.

No other details were released. This is a developing story. 8 News NOW has a crew on the way to the scene.

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Pedestrian struck, killed on Owens Avenue near Main Street

North Las Vegas Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

The crash happened before 7 a.m. Tuesday on Owens Avenue west of Main Street, according to North Las Vegas Police.

Drivers are asked to find an alternate route to avoid the area. Owens is closed.

***Breaking*** The NLVPD is working a fatal auto pedestrian accident on Owens just west of Main Street. Please avoid the area if possible and find alternate routes to work. NLVPD PIO is enroute for media.

-- NLVPD (@NLVPD) March 12, 2019... Read More

Security guard killed on the job; NLV police need public's help locating the suspect

North Las Vegas Police needs the public's help in getting the word out, along with locating a homicide suspect who's still on the run. According to officers, a man working as a security guard was shot and killed Wednesday morning in the 2400 block of Evening Snow Court near W. Carey Avenue and Revere Street.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found an unresponsive 23-year-old man in a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as Naajee Johnson of Las Vegas. According to North Las Vegas, homicide detectives' preliminary investigation revealed the victim was working as private security at the time and witnesses in the area reported hearing gunshots at about 4:00 a.m. but did not report them to the police department.

Detectives are still working on a motive for the homicide and are attempting to identify a suspect at this time. ... Read More

UPDATE: Missing 6-month-old found; baby dropped off at high school

UPDATE at 3:26pm: A missing 6-month-old baby was found safe and sound Wednesday. According to North Las Vegas Police, Atreyu Drewry was dropped off at El Dorado High School around 3 p.m.

***Update***6-month old Atreyu Drewry has been found!! The child was dropped off at a local high school and is in good health. We appreciate the outpouring of support. The investigation continues in this case.

-- NLVPD (@NLVPD) March 6, 2019

The child was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he was checked out. He is said to be in good health.

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Detectives in North Las Vegas are hoping the public can help them find a baby who went missing Tuesday afternoon... Read More

SNOWY WEATHER: Snow falls around the Las Vegas Valley!

Snow started falling around the Las Vegas valley Wednesday night around 6 p.m. According to numerous viewer tweets and photos 8 News NOW received, many areas around the valley were seeing 1-3 inches of snow.

At 9.p.m. Summerlin had 4-5 inches of snow. And at 10 p.m. Echo Canyon Subdivision on Mount Charleston was showing 11-inches.

SLIDESHOW: Snow blankets parts of the Las Vegas Valley

Nevada Highway Patrol warned drivers on Twitter that roads could be a little tricky. Especially, for drivers traveling on I-15 southbound near Jean. The roadways in that area are expected to freeze with ice causing the roads be very slippery... Read More