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Officials heed warnings as early heat wave hits the West

Parts of the Western U.S. are getting an early taste of scorching summer heat, forcing officials in California, Oregon and desert Southwest states to heed the warnings of dangerous, triple-digit temperatures in this first week of June.

Organizers rescheduled California's state track and field championship events to start in the evening hours on Friday and Saturday.

Marching bands have asked officials with the Portland Rose Festival in Oregon if they can take off their hats and change their uniforms during judged performances to help stay cool over the weekend.

The severity of the forecast is also putting the area around Southern Nevada under an excessive heat warning, from Las Vegas to the California and Arizona borders. ... Read More

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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

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

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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

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