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Police seek help in finding 2014 kidnapping, robbery suspect

 HENDERSON, Nev. -- Henderson Police are hoping the public can help locate a man wanted for home invasion, kidnapping, robbery and burglary.

Police have identified the man wanted in connection with the crimes as Terreance Terrell Hardison. He is an African American man, 6-foot-1, weighing around 210 pounds and has chest tattoos.

The crimes took place on Jan. 12, 2014 at a home in the 1500 block of Villa Rica Drive near Eastern Avenue and Sun City Anthem Drive. The victim was a woman over the age of 65.

“We want to bring the man to justice and give the family of the victim some measure of closure. It is our hope that anyone who has any information in this case will come forward,” said Henderson Police Chief Patrick Moers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Henderson Police at (702)267-4793 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702)385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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I-Team: Asbestos fibers found near school, park and homes

BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- A controversial research project investigating possible health effects from natural asbestos was the hot topic this week at a national science conference in California. 

PD: Man arrested in plane theft accused of lewdness with kids

HENDERSON, Nev. -- The man accused of stealing a plane from North Las Vegas Airport Saturday and flying around the valley is now facing lewdness charges.

Evan Grant, 27, of Henderson is accused of lewdness involving two children under the age of 14.

During Grant's flight around the valley, he admitted over radio transmissions that he was a pedophile and had been since he was 13. Grant also said he had done something he could never take back.

The sex crimes allegations against Grant, 27, were reported Friday evening, May 1. 

According to the arrest report, Grant fondled a friend's child he believed was asleep. That child told his parents and they contacted police.

The child's mother told police she had noticed that Grant paid extra attention to her son and had even purchased him a gift.







Teen's suicide leaves unanswered questions

Coronado High School

HENDERSON, Nev. -- How does a parent spot the warning signs their child could be in danger of suicide? It's a question some families are asking after the suicide of a local teenager.

The 14-year-old girl, Megan Buckley, was a student at Coronado High School. Her body was discovered on the football field over the weekend.

The Clark County School District's crisis team is stepping in to help students who may be traumatized by the teen's death.

Buckley appeared involved in her school. 8 News NOW read Buckley's blog before it was made private Tuesday morning.  

On her blog, she referred to herself as an avid soccer player, straight A student, writer and artist. She also talked about how proud she was of her girlfriend.







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I-Team: UNLV geologists ordered to keep quiet over asbestos

LAS VEGAS -- Two UNLV professors say they were intimidated by state health officials who ordered them to keep quiet about evidence of a possible threat to public health.

The initial discovery was made almost five years ago.

A research team that included two UNLV geologists found hints that asbestos deposits might be making people sick, but the findings were kept quiet after state officials threatened to drop the hammer on the researchers.

Was it scientific censorship? 

The I-Team put that question to state health officials as part of a week-long project, Nevada's Toxic Threat.

What was uncovered by these researchers could represent a major threat to public health. The evidence, so far, is preliminary but it is being taken seriously by other government entities.









Teen's death at Coronado High School ruled suicide

HENDERSON, Nev. — A teen's body was discovered Sunday afternoon on the athletic field at Coronado High School in Henderson.

The teen has been identified by the Clark County Coroner as 14-year-old Megan Buckley.

Her death has been ruled a suicide.

Clark County School District released a letter sent to students and their families on Monday. You can view that here.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. It's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



Driving You Crazy: Holes at Wagon Wheel and Boulder

HENDERSON, Nev. - Jim says there are three huge holes at the intersection of Wagon Wheel Drive and Boulder Highway. He says most drivers go to the other lane to avoid them and dart back to get on the freeway.

Traffic8 reached out to the City of Henderson. City representatives say Southwest Gas is repairing a gas line in the area and reporting to the Nevada Department of Transportation for the project.

NDOT sent maintenance crews to investigate. The state notified Southwest Gas the road patches were insufficient and required immediate attention.

Crews began fixing the problem last week.

What's driving you crazy? E-mail your traffic questions and complaints to Demetria Obilor.