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Police need help solving year-old murder

HENDERSON -- Henderson Police need the public's help to solve the nearly year-old murder of William Milan, a 77-year-old resident found lying on his kitchen floor after he was tied up and drugged.

His family believes the person responsible for the Feb. 20, 2014, killing is someone the victim knew.

8 News NOW learned Wednesday that police have interviewed as many as 50 people, including Milan's neighbors and acquaintances, but still lack the evidence to put the killer behind bars. Milan was found in his home in the 100 block of Glen Willow Court by his son.

The son, Bill Milan, thinks his father was targeted. The father, who lived alone, was well liked by his neighbors and was enjoying his retirement from his career as a builder until danger came knocking on his door.

"I don't believe this was just a one person deal,” Bill Milan said. “They were after something and I believe they got it."

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Henderson Police seeking New Year's Day robbery suspects

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Henderson Police have released a photo of a woman they think is connected with robbing a home in the 100 block of Casa Del Fuego Street on New Year's Day.

The woman and two other suspects, one male and another female, entered the home at about 8:30 p.m., police said. Officers said there was a man inside of the home at the time of the break-in.  He was restrained while the suspects stole items from the home.  

No one was injured during the robbery.

Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed; police, experts offer safety tips

The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified Mark Brusewitz as the motorcyclist who died in a serious crash on Las Vegas Boulevard early Sunday morning.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said the 53-year-old was riding his Harley on Las Vegas Boulevard 13 miles north of the California border when he came up on a curve. Troopers said he was going too fast and failed to negotiate the curve.

Another driver reported the crash to police, but Brusewitz died at the scene. The latest crash has motorcycle riding experts speaking out about valley roads.

"Las Vegas is one of the worst places in the world for motorcycle riders,” said Mike Bullard, Those Guys Motorcycle Repair.

Bullard said Las Vegas is the worst because “drivers “don't care” about those on two wheels.

Bullard said things have gotten so bad on valley roads he refuses to sell a motorcycle to anyone who can't prove they're qualified to ride it.

2 men indicted in death of 20-year-old Henderson man

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Two men accused of being connected to a homicide in which a 20-year-old Henderson man was killed were indicted Friday.

Edward Zavalza, 21, and Jose Valle are accused of robbing and killing 20-year-old Walter Wu on Dec. 23. Henderson Police said Wu was discovered by Henderson firefighters in a home on Holly Tree Court.

Authorities said the home was set on fire while Wu was in it. He had been robbed and stabbed, police said.

Wu was taken to St. Rose Dominican Hospital where he died from multiple stab wounds and asphyxia.

In early January, officers arrested Zavalza and Valle, 21, for murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery and arson in connection with Wu's death.

Zavalza is charged with one count conspiracy, multiple counts of robbery, one count of murder and use of a deadly weapon and one count of arson.

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Gas outage continues for 5K in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Southwest Gas is experiencing a gas outage that is affecting around 5,000 customers in Henderson.

The outage is in the area of Old Vegas Trail (Boulder Highway) and Wagon Wheel Drive. Service had to be cut Tuesday evening when Southwest Gas discovered a leak in a 4-inch gas pipe.

On Wednesday, the company said crews were going to door-to-door to turn back on natural gas. As a reminder, it said all employees will have Southwest Gas ID and workers can only enter a home if someone at least 18 years old is there.

"We will make several attempts to safely restore service," the company said. "After the last attempt, we will leave a door tag with a phone number to call to have service restored."

Southwest Gas officials say repairs are underway and will continue through the night, but it may take several days to restore service. Another update was expected later Wednesday.

Police: Armed suspects rob sportsbook at Henderson Casino

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Two suspects armed with handguns robbed a Henderson casino sportsbook Wednesday night, according to police.

Henderson Police said the two men entered The M Resort, located at 12300 S. Las Vegas Blvd., around 9:45 p.m. and went straight to the sportsbook, which closes at 10 p.m. Officers said the suspects approached two employees, pulled out handguns and jumped behind the counter, ordering the employees to get on the ground.

Police said one of the suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash from the drawers, before both of the suspects ran out of the building and jumped in a black four-door sedan.  No one was injured during the robbery. 

The suspects are described as white males in their early to mid-20s, about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. Henderson Police said they weighed about 185 pounds each, and one of the suspects was wearing tan colored pants, a gray coat, and a dark baseball cap. 

Driving You Crazy: Limited access to Zephyr Ridge community

HENDERSON, Nev. - Chris says there is only one way into the Zephyr Ridge neighborhood near Gibson Road and Horizon Ridge Parkway. He says a more direct entrance is needed.

Drivers can not turn left into the neighborhood when traveling south on Gibson. U-turns are illegal at the Gibson/Horizon Ridge intersection.

To get home, Chris says he has to go out of the way and drive through the entire community.

Henderson has a plan. In mid-summer, crews will start repairing Gibson between 215 and Horizon Ridge. Additionally, they will construct a left-turn lane from southbound Gibson to Monte Amara Way, which will create direct access to Zephyr Ridge.

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