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79-year-old woman struck, killed in parking lot in Henderson

A 79-year-old woman was struck by a U-Haul truck Thursday afternoon, and the driver fled the scene, Henderson Police said.

The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. in a parking lot of a Walmart located in the 500 block of Marks Street.

Police said the driver fled the scene after the wreck, but the driver, a woman, was later apprehended at U.S. 95 and Wagon Wheel.

The 79-year-old woman was taken to Sunrise Hospital where she died from her injuries.

Call came out after 1:30 p.m. with a 79 yo struck and run over in the parking lot. Victim was later transported to Sunrise Hospital and died of her injuries.

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Woman found dead in Wetlands Park identified

The woman found dead in Wetlands Park has been identified as 36-year-old Sherry Mitchell, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Her cause of death has not been determined yet.

Mitchell's body was found in Wetlands Park Tuesday partially submerged in water and tangled in some tree branches.

Crews responded to Wetlands Park Lane around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon... Read More

Steak 'n Shake expands in Southern Nevada

For years the only Steak 'n Shake in Las Vegas was inside the South Point Hotel & Casino. That's quickly changing.

The chain already expanded to the campus of UNLV at the beginning of 2017. The burger and shake joint is now planning two more locations... Read More

Henderson man sentenced to 97 months in prison for possession of child pornography

A Henderson man who pleaded guilty to possession of approximately 900 photos and videos of child pornography was sentenced Thursday.

U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan sentenced Brian Christopher Fisher to 97 months in prison, along with a lifetime supervised release.

Fisher, 43, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. According to the plea agreement, during an online peer-to-peer child pornography investigation, law enforcement downloaded child pornography files from computers belonging to Fisher. Law enforcement officers then obtained and executed a search warrant for Fisher's home.

Fisher admitted that he viewed, downloaded, and possessed approximately 732 photos and 169 videos of children performing sex acts with men and women, animals, and other juveniles. ... Read More

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Henderson Police investigating homicide

Henderson Police are investigating a homicide following the discovery of a body in the 700 block of S. Racetrack Road.

Police received the call about the body around 7:30 a.m. and say there were "suspicious circumstances" related to the death of the person.

Police are in the preliminary stages of the investigation... Read More

Records show troubled family past of teen allegedly killed by dad

New details in the murder of Giovanni Melton continue to emerge. According to court documents, the 14-year-old was living alone because he couldn't get along with his stepmother.

Last week Melton was allegedly shot and killed by his own father.

"It's important for us to figure out as a community how we debrief after something like this," said Liz Ortenburger, Safe Nest.

Ortenburger, a leader at Safe Nest, which handles domestic violence and child abuse, says Melton's case needs attention.

Records show family services had dealt with the Melton's before.

"When an investigator goes over what actual story or picture they're seeing versus what reality is sometimes hard to decipher," said Ortenburger.

Henderson Police says Giovanni was murdered on Thursday by his father, 53-year-old Wendell Melton... Read More

Cyclist dead, two others injured in collision with car

A bicyclist is dead and two others in the hospital after they were hit while riding on a Henderson road Saturday morning, according to police.

The collision happened on Via Inspirada south of Volunteer Boulevard around 8:00 a.m.

One bicyclist died at the scene of the crash. The other two were transported to St. Rose Dominican Hospital - Siena Campus with moderate injuries, Officer Rod Pena, Henderson Police Department said.

Investigators believe the driver of the Ford Escape may have clipped the cyclists.

The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police as they investigate what led up to the crash, Pena added.

Southbound Via Inspirada is expected to be closed until about 2:00 p.m. ... Read More