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Car Egging Incident Lands Man in Hot Water

HENDERSON -- A Henderson man faces two counts of attempted murder after shooting at two teens who egged his car.

Twenty-two-year-old Christopher Brunelle called 911 Sunday night saying he had shot at a Jeep after people inside had thrown "projectiles" at him. He said he shot at the tires but the bullets hit the passenger side window and door post.

Eighteen-year-old Brenna Schmid-Webster and Cameron Mackey said they had been driving around the neighborhood egging cars for no reason. They will face vandalism charges.

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Henderson House Destroyed in Overnight Fire

HENDERSON -- An early morning fire in Henderson sent two people to the hospital and left the house as a total loss Saturday.

Henderson Fire responded to a house fire in the 1800 block of Muchacha Dr, near Warm Springs and Valle Verde Dr, around 3:20am to a report of a house fire. Upon arriving they discovered a single story home fully involved and everyone had made it out safely so they began battling the fire defensively.

After forty five minutes firefighters were able to get the fire under control and keep the damage to the surrounding houses to a minimum.

There were two people home at the time of they fire and they were alerted to the fire by the smoke alarms.

One of the people from the home was transported to an area hospital for smoke inhalation and was listed in stable condition. One firefighter suffered a medical event and was also transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Nominate a Senior for the Humana Starlight Award

LAS VEGAS -- Do you know a senior citizen who goes above and beyond to help out in the community? If you do, you should nominate them for the Humana Starlight Award.

Applications are being accepted from now until August 16.

The Humana Starlight Award honors senior citizens for their community service in the Las Vegas valley. The winner will not only get a trophy, but a one-time grant of $10,000 to a non-profit organization of their choice.

"The first award was around 1996. It started off in Nebraska and Humana decided it was very important to recognize those unsung heroes who spend their time volunteering without pay, to make lives better for you and me in the community and we found this was very important," said Dixon Keller, director of sales and marketing with Humana.

The deadline to submit your application is next Monday. To get an application, just call 837-4427.

Ex-Henderson Mayor New Interim Head of Vegas.com

LAS VEGAS -- Former Henderson Mayor James Gibson has been named the interim head of travel website Vegas.com after its president resigned.

The Greenspun Corporation says Howard Lefkowitz resigned effective Tuesday. The company does not give a reason for his departure.

Gibson has been a senior vice president for the company, which publishes the Las Vegas Sun newspaper and has real estate holdings, among other ventures.

Vegas.com bills itself as the largest travel website in the world geared toward a single city.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Fertittas Win Station Casinos Bankruptcy Auction

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Station Casinos founders Frank Fertitta III and Lorenzo Fertitta have won approval from a federal bankruptcy judge in Reno to keep ownership of most of the casino company.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Gregg Zive approved the Fertittas' $772 million bid with its primary lenders and real estate lender Colony Capital as the best offer for the auction of 11 casinos.

Station Casinos Executive Vice President Scott Nielson says the company is looking forward to a new beginning, assuming its bankruptcy reorganization plan is approved in late August.

The proposal gives the holding company that made the bid ownership of the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Palace Station, Sunset Station, Boulder Station and Wild Wild West properties.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Henderson Mandates Pet Spay and Neutering

HENDERSON, Nev. -- It is now mandatory for dogs and cats to be sterilized in the City of Henderson. Tuesday night, the City Council approved the ordinance.

Henderson joins Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Mesquite and unincorporated Clark County in the move. The new ordinance will require dogs and cats older than four months be sterilized in hopes of reducing the number of strays at local shelters.

Henderson residents will have 120 days to get their animals spayed or neutered.

For residents who are concerned about the cost of the procedure, there are three place that offer low cost options: Spay & Neuter Center of Southern NevadaLas Vegas Humane Society and Heaven Can Wait.

Henderson to Turn into Tropical Paradise

HENDERSON, Nev. -- The City of Henderson is set to transform into a tropical paradise in September. The 20th annual Prince Jonah Kuhio Ho'olaule'a Pacific Islands Festival will be held September 11 and 12 at the Henderson Events Plaza on Water Street.

The Ho'olaule'a Pacific Islands Festival features all things Hawaiian, Tahitian and Polynesian from leis to hula dancing and much more. The event will also showcase more than 100 exotic food and craft vendors along with two stages of live entertainment.

Last year, more than 40,000 people attended the festival. A portion of the proceeds will help fund the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club Founders Scholarship which supports Hawaiians in their quest to attain higher levels of education.

To learn more about the festival click here or call 267-2171 or go to Henderson Live.