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CCSD trustee stands behind reassigned Dooley principal

HENDERSON, Nev. -- A trustee at the Clark County School District has chosen to stand behind the Dooley Elementary School principal who was reassigned to a position in the district office after being accused of bullying her staff.

Trustee Deanna Wright spoke with parents behind closed doors Tuesday at a community forum. Wright says after an investigation, the bullying claims against Shannon Schumm were unfounded. Wright's stance has upset some parents.

"They've continued to bring concerns, and we were listening,” Wright said.

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Free cone day Tuesday at most local Ben & Jerry's

LAS VEGAS — Most of the local Ben & Jerry's in the valley will participate in the shop's annual "Free Cone Day" on Tuesday.

To get in on the action, you can visit the following participating locations from noon to 8 p.m.:

  • The Shops at Green Valley Ranch, Henderson
  • Miracle Mile Shops, Las Vegas
  • Sunset Station, Henderson
  • Red Rock Casino, Las Vegas 

If you live outside of Las Vegas, here's where you can find if your local shop is participating. 

Dooley Elementary principal reassigned following outcry from parents, teachers

HENDERSON, Nev. -- The principal at Dooley Elementary was reassigned Friday, according to the Clark County School District.

Parents and teachers of Dooley Elementary School claimed Shannon Schumm subjected employees to bullying.

At the Clark County School District meeting, Thursday night, opposers of Schumm said she created an"unsafe" environment for teachers and staff.

"These past few years have been very stressful. Dooley is no longer the safe place of learning it once was,” said Connie Stolworthy, a teacher at Dooley Elementary.

Schumm has been reassigned to another position in the district, but CCSD hasn't said what that is yet.

CCSD maintains Dooley Elementary is a top-performing, five-star school.

Henderson Police searching for hiker missing since April 1

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Henderson Police say they're joining the search for a hiker who hasn't been seen since April 1.

The search for 53-year-old Kevin Landis began April 7 when a co-worker of Landis reported him missing.

The co-worker told authorities Landis went on a hike near the River Mountain Loop Trail, which is between Boulder City and Henderson and just north of US 95.

Red Rock Search and Rescue and Metro police's Air Support are also helping look for Landis.

Anyone who locates Mr. Landis is asked to call 911 immediately. If have information on the case, contact Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4913. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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Reports of man with possible weapon temporarily disrupts voting in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. — Reports of a man with a possible weapon temporarily disrupted voting at a polling location in Henderson Tuesday.

According to a spokesman for Clark County, around 3:30 p.m. the agency received a report about a man suspected to have a gun at the Green Valley Library, located at North Green Valley Parkway and East Sunset Road. 

Henderson Police immediately responded to the scene.  Voters and election workers were asked to leave the building as they investigated the call.  

The man was searched, but a weapon wasn't found on him.

The man and everyone else was allowed back into the library to resume voting.  County officials said the entire incident lasted about 15 minutes.  

No one was hurt or arrested.

Man shoots, kills self inside M Resort

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- The man who opened fire at a suburban Las Vegas casino-resort on Easter Sunday reportedly says he killed himself after being banned and accused of harassing female buffet workers.

Police say the man was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted wound around 5 p.m. Sunday near the buffet at M Resort Spa and Casino in Henderson. At the same time, a car fire was reported in the parking garage. Police said on Monday the car fire was linked to the suicide.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal said Monday that it received a package from John Noble.

The Las Vegas man had said the casino gave him a free lifetime gift of daily buffet meals but revoked it over alleged harassment of the restaurant employees.

The package contained nearly 300 pages, photos and a DVD.

The casino could not immediately be reached for comment.

Motorcycle killed in crash Sunday ID'd

LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's office has identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash Sunday as 21-year-old Roberto Orozco of Las Vegas.

He died after being thrown from his bike on US 95 northbound near Wagonwheel Drive around 1 p.m.

No one else was injured, but Nevada Highway Patrol says at least one other vehicle may have been involved in the crash. 

This is the 51st motor crash fatality in the valley in 2015.