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NHP Goes After Dangerous Drivers

LAS VEGAS -- Summer road trip season is here and that means more people hitting the road. The Nevada Highway Patrol says people traveling on I-15 and all around the valley need to know the dangers of driving near a big rig.

For a the next two days, the Badge on Board enforcement program is targeting drivers behaving badly.

The Nevada Highway Patrol is eyeing aggressive drivers from aboard a 48-foot flatbed semi-truck.

"You gotta keep checking the mirrors, watch traffic ahead of you, even keep track of the traffic behind you," said Bob Barton, commercial safety enforcement.

Once patrolmen in the cab witness a bad driver, a call is made to one of eight  troopers nearby who goes after the violating driver.

"If I'm going ahead or behind it and there's somebody that cuts a semi off, we'll make a stop on them," said Elmer Johnson, commercial enforcement trooper.

Former NLV Police Officer Sentenced for Misconduct

NORTH LAS VEGAS -- A former North Las Vegas police officer who was arrested and charged with seeking dates and sexual favors from women he stopped for traffic violations was sentenced to probation on Tuesday.

James Vernon Clayton had pled guilty to three counts of attempted misconduct by a police officer and two counts of oppression under color of office. He told the court that he was sorry for what he did.

Judge James Bixler ordered Clayton to spend the first six months of probation under house arrest. If Clayton violates the probation, he will face five years in jail.

Nevada in Top 10 for Cyber Crime

LAS VEGAS -- Surfing the web may be part of your everyday routine, but criminals are finding new ways to steal your personal information or infect your computer with a nasty virus. For local businesses, it could mean thousands of dollars lost.

Nevada is one of the top 10 states for cyber crime. 

It's easy to be fooled into clicking something on the internet that you think is safe. Wells Fargo is a good example. There are criminals out there using their logo and name to steal your information. But you can protect yourself. 

Sue Gaines is the office manager at a commercial real estate company. In the past year, they've had to fend off viruses and trojans all because someone clicked on something they weren't supposed to. Fixing it doesn't come cheap.

Man Sought for Questioning in Homicide

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide that happened at the Budget Suites on Rancho Drive and Carey Avenue.

Police say they got a call saying someone found a deceased female at the complex. Homicide detectives were called to the scene to investigate.

Police say they're looking for a white, four-door 2004 Pontiac Grand AM with Nevada license plate number 813 SWF. Police say the vehicle may be in the possession of Jason Garcia. He is being sought for questioning.

The victim's identity and cause of death has not been released.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Funeral for Slain Deputy Held Saturday in Las Vegas

 LAS VEGAS --  It was an emotional goodbye for fallen Deputy Ian Deutch as hundreds attended his funeral Saturday to pay their respects and to say their final goodbyes to a man who gave his life while defending his community.

Deputy Ian Deutch was killed in the line of duty last Monday while responding to a call. This is the first time Nye county has lost one of its own since nearly anyone can remember.

His death has shocked the small town of Pahrump. Though his death was sudden, those closest to him said he lived a full life with purpose and dedication to serve others.

Hundreds packed the church to remember 27-year-old Deputy Ian Deutch. A member of the Nye County Sheriff's Office since 2004.

"He loved the army he loved the police he loved his dog Chico, but most of all he loved his family, family was everything to him," said Suzie Deutch, Ian's mother.

Police on Track to Respond to Thousands of Domestic Violence Calls

LAS VEGAS -- The amount of domestic violence deaths has many observers shaking their heads in disbelief. If current trends continue, Las Vegas police will respond to nearly 60,000 domestic violence calls in 2010.

So far, 600 people have been arrested for felony strangulation since the new law passed last July.

As one family mourns the loss of their murdered loved one, they make a plea to other victims to get out before its too late.

By the time Shamese Williams sped to her sister's house in North Las Vegas Monday afternoon, 31-year-old Tamequa Williams was already dead.

Police say Williams was shot to death by her long-time boyfriend Nuhshun Lomax, a man Williams says she loved like a brother, but who was also very controlling and jealous.

"He didn't want her to be with nobody else, so he felt like if he took her life and his, all his problems would be over," she said.

Police Target DUI Offenders This Weekend

NORTH LAS VEGAS -- The North Las Vegas Police Department will join with the valley's other police organizations to crack down on drivers under the influence.

The valley-wide DUI Saturation event will take place on Sunday, May 2nd from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.