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Man killed in 2-vehicle collision in Henderson identified

Authorities have identified a man who was killed in a collision in Henderson that left two others injured.

The Clark County Coroner's Office says 26-year-old Michael Morris, of Henderson, suffered fatal injuries at the scene of Saturday's accident on the 215 Beltway.

Trooper Jason Buratczuk says it appears Morris' Pontiac Grand Prix was making a lane change when the vehicle collided with a Nissan Sentra.

Both cars ended up overturned.

A 25-year-old woman riding in Morris' vehicle and the 20-year-old woman driving the Nissan were hospitalized.

But their injuries were not life-threatening.

The accident remains under investigation... Read More

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Henderson Police address residents' concerns over burglaries

Henderson is hailed as one of America's safest cities, but an uptick in burglaries has both residents and police on alert.

On Wednesday, Henderson Police met with people living in Anthem's Solera and the Sun City communities about the issues. Police say one or two burglaries wouldn't be a cause for concern.

But since August the Sun City and Solera neighborhoods have seen 18 of them. The most recent incident happened Tuesday night.

Hundreds filled a room at a community center Wednesday to speak with officers about the issue.

"Our problem-solving unit on the west side has made this a priority in their investigations," Capt. Dane Mattoon of Henderson Police said.

All 18 of the burglary cases share a consistent pattern: they happen during daylight hours when no one is home. So far, the thieves have only escaped with smaller loot such as jewelry and electronics... Read More

Trump rally draws fans, protesters to suburban Nevada venue

Supporters and protesters are gathered outside a suburban Las Vegas-area concert venue ahead of the first of two Nevada campaign rallies featuring Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Robert Hartwick of Mohave Valley, Arizona, drove two hours to join a line that began forming shortly after sunrise Wednesday outside the 6,500-seat Henderson Pavilion. Hartwick, a train engineer for 38 years, said he was attending his fourth Trump rally this year in Nevada and Arizona.

He says the country needs a president who understands how business and labor work. Leaders of a coalition of liberal and conservation groups organized a peaceful but loud protest at nearby corner.

They're focusing on what they call degrading remarks by Trump about women and his refusal to release tax records. Trump is due to travel later to Reno for another rally... Read More

Police retrace steps of shooting victim before crash, death

A 911 call, then a car crash. When first responders took Christopher Stewart to the hospital, they discovered he was bleeding from a gunshot wound. Police are trying to determine what happened to Stewart leading up to his ride home.

According to officers, the 49-year-old's car crashed at Anthem Parkway and Bicentennial Parkway in Anthem early Monday morning. Stewart was shot before the crash.

He died at Saint Rose Siena Hospital.

Henderson Police say they don't have a lot of information to go on, but they believe Stewart was shot before he crashed on his way home to Anthem Highlands. Henderson Police are now retracing Stewart's last steps.

"We know that he was getting off work and he had stopped in a restaurant, said Michelle French, Spokesperson for Henderson Police. "This was part of his routine, and he was headed home."

A manager of "The Bar" on Bermuda and Saint Rose Parkway, said Stewart stopped to pick up a to-go order and then he left... Read More

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Man shot before crashing car in Henderson

Early Morning Homicide Leaves One Man Dead--Henderson Police Seek Information to Identify Shooting Suspect

Police detectives have asked for the public's help in gathering information about a homicide that happened in Henderson Monday morning.

According to Henderson Police, 911 dispatchers said they received a call around 3:53 a.m. from a man who said he had been shot.

While dispatchers were on the line with the 49-year-old man, he crashed his vehicle into a light pole near Anthem Parkway and Bicentennial Parkway.

The man who's identity is unknown at this time was taken to Saint Rose Siena Hospital, where he died from his injuries. His identity will be released later by the Clark County Coroner's Office... Read More

New hospital to open soon in Henderson

A new Henderson hospital will open its doors at the end of October. 8 News NOW got a inside look at the state-of-the-art technology that will be using to provide quality healthcare to valley patients.

The Henderson Hospital will open to the public on Oct. 31 and there will be 130 beds for patients. It will be located at Galleria Drive and Gibson Road, just off of U.S. 95. The construction of the hospital is part of a much bigger plan. More construction is in the works surrounding the hospital including other healthcare facilities and new entertainment and retail space.

It's been about 15 months since ground broke for the Henderson hospital.

"There's been a tremendous amount of effort," said Sam Kaufman, CEO, Henderson Hospital. "Almost 1,500 people have gone in to build this hospital." ... Read More

Nevada Supreme Court ruling brings ESA program to a standstill

The Nevada Supreme Court has put a halt to the controversial ESA program.

The court found Nevada's Education Savings Account program doesn't violate the state constitution however the funding under the bill that created the program is in question.

Justices issued a 4-2 ruling on Thursday calling for a permanent injunction on the program, which was on hold on a temporary basis.

The ruling says the program authorized last spring by the Nevada Legislature did not have its own dedicated funding source and is unlawfully drawing on money allocated for public schools in the state's Distributive School Account. It would have allowed parents to use public school dollars to pay for private school tuition... Read More