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Henderson police officer arrested for domestic battery

A Henderson police officer is being accused of domestic battery.

Henderson police spokeswoman Katrina Rothmeyer confirmed Sunday that Officer Michael Lee Faires was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor battery charge.

Authorities did not say what led to the 62-year-old officer's arrest.

Rothmeyer has since been put on administrative leave pending the outcome of an administrative investigation.

Court records show Faires was booked into Henderson Detention Center.

It was not immediately clear Monday if he was still jailed or had an attorney. ... Read More

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Henderson Police involved in barricade in southeast valley

SWAT and police officers are on the scene of a barricade situation involving a suspect with several warrants, according to Henderson Police.

The incident started at 9:15 a.m. in the 400 block of Opal Street near U.S. 95 south and Lake Mead Parkway... Read More

Henderson Police investigate shots fired near Gibson Road and American Pacific Drive

Henderson Police are investigating a call about shots fired near N. Gibson Road and American Pacific Drive.

It happened around 6 p.m. at 1000 American Pacific Drive. No word on if anyone was hurt.

This is a developing story.

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Henderson Mayor's State of the City speech focuses on economy, public safety

Henderson Mayor Debra March gave her yearly address on the state of the city Tuesday. Much of her speech focused on the economy.

As the second largest city in the state, Henderson is growing at a rate of up to 800 people per month.

Linsey Belisle falls into that category, since moving to the city from across the valley.

"It's a nice kind of community feel away from the hustle and bustle of, say, the Las Vegas Strip," Belisle said.

Mayor March says that the city is carefully trying to bring some of that energy of the Strip to the city, but in a more managed way.

"We're really looking at how we can bring quality growth, and we're working with our community and our businesses to ensure we maintain the quality of life our residents have come to appreciate and know," March said... Read More

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LIVE: Henderson State of the City Address

Henderson Mayor Debra March will deliver her 2019 State of the City Address Tuesday. It's themed "Henderson Smart" and will focus on highlights of the past year and provide and update on the local economic climate and share her vision for the future... Read More

Bail set at $5K for teacher accused of inappropriate acts with a minor

Bail was set at $5,000 for the Clark County School District teacher accused of inappropriate behavior with a minor.

According to Las Vegas Justice Court records, Breanna Hernandez, 27, is also to have no contact with the alleged victim.

Hernandez, who teaches at Basic Academy of International Studies, is facing two counts of first degree kidnapping, two counts of lewdness with a minor and two counts of luring a minor. She was arrested after an investigation was launched after inappropriate messages between her and a minor were discovered in Nov. 2018... Read More

Basic High School teacher arrested for multiple charges of inappropriate acts with minor

The Clark County School District Police Department arrested 27-year-old Breanna Hernandez for inappropriate behavior with a minor.

Hernandez was arrested Monday on two counts of kidnapping -- two counts of lewdness with a minor -- and two counts of luring a minor.

Police said the investigation was launched after inappropriate messages between Hernandez and the student, who attends Basic Academy of International Studies, were discovered in Nov. 2018.

CCSD hired Hernandez in 2015, but now her employment status is currently listed as "assigned to home" since November 2018.

Following her arrest, Hernandez was booked into the Clark County Detention Center. A booking photo will be made available before the end of the day.

Video from CCSD Police Department regarding the arrest is below:... Read More