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Basic High School baseball team wins state title

The Basic High School baseball team conquered the state Saturday, capturing the Division I State Championship... Read More

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Man killed in early morning crash

Henderson Police are investigating a crash that left a man dead Friday morning near Boulder Highway and Sunset Road.

Police said a pedestrian was crossing outside of a crosswalk when he was hit by a motorcycle just before midnight.

The motorcyclist was also injured in the crash and taken to the hospital, but is expected to be okay... Read More

Crews break ground on new CCSD school

Progress is slowly being made toward the goal of alleviating overcrowding in Clark County schools. For the second time this year, the Clark County School District broke ground on a new school.

A total of six new elementary schools will be built within the next year. Two of the schools are currently under construction in Henderson.

On Wednesday, crews broke ground on a school near Windmill Lane and Arville Street. The new elementary school will accommodate 850 students from nearby overcrowded schools in the district.

Matthew Ramos helped turn the dirt at the groundbreaking ceremony. He will attend the new school. The Pre-K student currently attends Wiener Elementary School, which is one of five nearby overcrowded campuses that will benefit from the new construction.

"The teacher to student ratio is probably going to be a big plus," said Bryza Valadez, parent. "It is very overcrowded at the moment, so we're excited about, you know, a new school."... Read More

Crews break ground on new CCSD school

Progress is slowly being made toward the goal of alleviating overcrowding in Clark County schools. For the second time this year, the Clark County School District broke ground on a new school.

A total of six new elementary schools will be built within the next year. Two of the schools are currently under construction in Henderson.

On Wednesday, crews broke ground on a school near Windmill Lane and Arville Street. The new elementary school will accommodate 850 students from nearby overcrowded schools in the district.

Matthew Ramos helped turn the dirt at the groundbreaking ceremony. He will attend the new school. The Pre-K student currently attends Wiener Elementary School, which is one of five nearby overcrowded campuses that will benefit from the new construction.

"The teacher to student ratio is probably going to be a big plus," said Bryza Valadez, parent. "It is very overcrowded at the moment, so we're excited about, you know, a new school."... Read More

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Teen who died at Lake Mead identified

The teen who died at Lake Mead Sunday as been identified by the Clark County Coroner as 17-year-old Marshaun Jackson of Henderson.

The cause of death is still pending.

Jackson's body was pulled from the lake around 10 p.m. Sunday.

According to the National Park Service, an emergency call was made around 5:30 p.m. that a swimmer had been underwater for more than five minutes near Boulder Harbor.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife and Metro Search and Rescue assisted in the search... Read More

1 killed in motorcycle crash on Stephanie

A man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a light pole on Stephanie Street Friday.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. between Russell Road and Patrick Lane.

The 47-year-old man was transported to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced dead... Read More

Protecting your home from scorpions, insects and other creepy-crawlies

They're creepy; they crawl, and they can wiggle their way into your home. Around this time, summer bugs and critters such as scorpions, cockroaches and spiders come out of their hiding place to look for a cool, dry place to set up shop.

"We had one scorpion; my son found him right on the wall," said homeowner, Floyd Denstaedt.

Denstaedt said he also had a close encounter with a black widow.

"I picked up a trash can, it was underneath the rim, and it bit me on the finger," Denstaedt said.

It's also that time of year when rats also look for food and shelter. Experts say rodents like to use washes, to get around unnoticed.

However, there are ways to keep unwanted guests out of your home... Read More