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Window Knocked Out at Galleria Mall Due to High Winds

HENDERSON, Nev. -- A panel window at the Galleria Mall fell on the second floor and broke Saturday morning. The cause is believed to be the high winds in the area that was expected to be 35 to 45 MPH with gusts around 65 MPH.

No one was injured in the accident but the area was closed for a short time this morning to allow workers to clean up the shattered glass.

The National Weather Service had issued a High Wind Warning for the area through 7:00pm tonight.

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Coroner: Child Drowned as a Result of Neglect

HENDERSON, Nev. -- The death of a 10-month-old boy who drowned in a bathtub in October has been ruled a homicide. The boy's mother, 19-year-old Erica Womack, is charged with second-degree murder and child neglect.

According to the arrest report, Womak said she was asleep when she heard her older son scream from the bathroom. The 18-month-old boy was in the tub with his younger brother, Davon Hart.

Initially, Womak told Henderson Police that the older boy had turned on the water in the tub. Later, she admitted that she placed both boys in the tub and then fell asleep.

Geddings Guilty in Baby Death Trial

LAS VEGAS -- A jury Friday found Cody Geddings guilty of second-degree murder and guilty of a felony count of child neglect with substantial bodily harm.
The 26-year-old Henderson man was charged in the death of his girlfriend's 16-month-old daughter almost two years ago.
A prosecutor told the Clark County District Court jury that Geddings violently shook Addison Weast and slammed her head into a hard object in March 2010.
Geddings pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder by child abuse and felony child neglect resulting in substantial bodily harm. His trial began last week.

Realtor Trusts in Lake Las Vegas

Realtor Trusts in Lake Las Vegas


At least one local Realtor is betting on a rebound at Lake Las Vegas.

Robyn Yates, owner/broker of Windermere Prestige Properties, today announced the merger of Lake Las Vegas Village Realty. The newly renovated Windermere office is located in the Village at Lake Las Vegas.

According to Yates, Lake Las Vegas is being re-discovered by a diverse group of buyers. Prices for luxury condominiums have dropped 42 percent since the peak of the market and home prices now range from $39,900 for a condominium to $899,900 for a custom-built home at Southshore.

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WinCo Opening Stores in Las Vegas Valley

LAS VEGAS -- A new grocery store chain is coming to southern Nevada.
WinCo foods is a large supermarket that is opening a store in North Las Vegas and one in Henderson.

Right now, the company is accepting applications for positions at both stores. Applicants can apply online by visiting the WinCo website.

The Idaho-based company will be located on the corner of N. Stephanie St. and Wigwam Pkwy. in Henderson and at N. Decatur Blvd. and W. Patrick Ln. in North Las Vegas.

There are two WinCo Foods stores in Reno, Nevada.

Victim Relives Random Paintball Attack

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Days after three teens were arrested for a violent paintball spree, victims are sharing their story. The attacks happened throughout the month of December at random places and at close range.

One of the attacks happened at the Henderson Plaza near Boulder Highway and Lake Mead Parkway. It is fairly small shopping center with only a handful of stores, and where 73-year-old Fred Honore was walking to his car, unaware of what would happen as he was unloading groceries.

He was loading jugs of water in his car when Honore heard several shots.

"These kids kind of pulled up kind of slow. I didn't really pay much attention to them. I turned to look at them and then they fired this pistol at me," she said.

He felt a stinging sensation in his chest. Thankfully, his girlfriend was with him and called 911. A few inches in the other direction and Honore says the paintball gun could have killed him.

Commissioner Sisolak Guest Speaker for Chamber Breakfast


County Commissioner Steve Sisolak will be the guest speaker at a Henderson Chamber of Commerce breakfast Tuesday.

The network breakfast is from 7 to 9 a.m., at the Wildhorse Golf Course, 2100 W. Warm Springs Road. Sisolak will discuss the benefits of starting or expanding business in Henderson.

The breakfast will cost $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Cash and checks will be accepted at the door but reservations are required. To reserve a spot, call the chamber at 565-8951. or go to hendersonchamber.com.