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Man injured in drive-by shooting near Boulder Hwy. in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. -- A man was hospitalized following a drive-by shooting Wednesday night, Henderson Police said.

Officers said it happened at the intersection of East Corn Street and Palm Drive just before 8 p.m. That's near Boulder Highway and Sunset Road.

A man and a woman were walking down the street when a vehicle pulled up alongside them and fired multiple shots, according to law enforcement.

The man was shot in the knee, but the woman wasn't hurt. The victim was taken to St. Rose Dominican Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Henderson Police are investigating.

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2 arrested in death of Henderson man found in burned home

Julius Edward Zavalza

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Henderson Police arrested two men Tuesday morning in connection with the homicide of a 20-year-old Henderson man.

Police say officers arrested 21-year-old Julius Edward Zavalza and 21-year-old Jose Valle at a home near Vegas Drive and Rancho Drive.

Henderson firefighters and police officers discovered 20-year-old Walter Wu while responding to a house fire on Holly Tree Court on Dec. 23. Emergency crews took Wu to St. Rose Dominican Hospital where he died from multiple stab wounds and asphyxia.

Police say Wu's vehicle was missing from the home. The vehicle was later discovered near Boulder Highway and Flamingo Road.

Officers arrested Zavalza and Valle for murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery and arson in connection with Wu's death.

Man struck and killed by car on Boulder Highway

HENDERSON, Nev. -- A 62-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday morning while crossing Boulder Highway, according to Henderson Police.

At about midnight, the man was struck by a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta that was traveling northbound on Boulder Highway north of Sunset Road.

Police said the man was in the left travel lane and not in a marked crosswalk when he was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The victim's identity will be released later by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

The driver of the Jetta was a 19-year-old woman whose identity wasn't released.  Henderson Police said drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor.

This is the first traffic-related fatality in Henderson this year.

Sen. Reid leaves hospital after accident at Henderson home

LAS VEGAS — U.S. Senator Harry Reid has left a Las Vegas hospital late Friday morning after he sustained injuries while exercising in his home Thursday.

A spokesperson says Senator Reid was using a resistance band that snapped and hit him in the face causing him to fall. He suffered broken ribs and broken facial bones.

The senator was taken to St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson before being transferred to University Medical Center where he spent the night.

Reid is expected to make a full recovery and return to Washington this weekend. The sends his thanks to all those who sent warm wishes and is ready to get back to work, according to a news release from his office.

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Henderson prepares for Wednesday's 'what if'

HENDERSON, Nev. — The city of Henderson has already purchased dozens of tire chains so their emergency vehicles can get through any weather condition. But the city said on Tuesday it is also taking other measures to prepare for bad weather.

"We try and prepare for any threats or hazards that we may face here in Henderson," said Yuri Graves, an Emergency Management Officer for the city.

Graves told 8 News NOW that Henderson has been preparing for days — like getting sand and gravel together, which can help add traction to slippery, icy roads. And the trucks that can dispense it.

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Payloaders double as plows. The city actually doesn't have any snow plows or snow equipment, but it said it's making use with that it has.

I-Team: Storage unit reveals abandoned medical files

LAS VEGAS -- Imagine your private medical information being left in a storage unit and then auctioned off to the highest bidder.

The 8 News NOW I-Team reveals that's exactly what happened to patients of a Henderson diagnostic center, including a prominent Las Vegas millionaire.

Patient files found in the contents of a Henderson storage unit sent the I-Team looking for the person who left them there. What was found may have you wondering who has access to your records.

"We were unbelievably surprised that somebody would put all their medical records of all their patients into storage," said the woman who purchased the unit's contents and wants to remain anonymous.

The medical records were found in the contents of a storage unit that had been auction off for non-payment. The records come from a now-defunct Henderson diagnostic center that was run by a man who called himself  Dr.







Pipe bomb found in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Police say a suspicious package found in Henderson Monday turned out to be a pipe bomb.

The bomb was found around 1 p.m. by a person in the area of Eastgate Road and Auto Show Drive. The Clark County Fire Department's bomb squad exploded the device.

The incident is under investigation.