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I-Team: Nearly a dozen pot dispensaries burglarized around Vegas valley, source says

It's been about a month since recreational marijuana started being sold legally in Nevada and burglars are already targeting the new businesses.

The purchase of recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada on July 1, and since early June, according to an I-Team source, there have been nearly a dozen break-ins at dispensaries across the valley.

Police say there were four at medical marijuana dispensaries in Henderson in June alone. One of the burglaries in Las Vegas happened early Friday around 3:42 a.m., at Zen Leaf Vegas near Sunset and Fort Apache roads.

According to Metro Police, the suspect broke a window to enter the business, stole marijuana, cash and fled on a BMX style bike.

An alarm alerted staff and Metro Police to the burglary. The suspect, who was described as a black male adult around 30 years old with a small mustache, can be seen on surveillance video... Read More

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Henderson man sentenced for having child porn

A Henderson man was sentenced to 168 months in prison followed by lifetime supervised release after he was convicted of child pornography.

During a three-day trial, on April 27, 2017, a jury found Andrew John Gibson, 28, guilty of one count of receipt of child pornography. United States District Judge Kent J. Dawson presided over the jury trial and sentencing hearing.

According to the indictment and other court documents, from around the date of June 19, 2013, to about Nov. 21, 2013, Gibson used the Ares P2P network to access and download child pornography.

During an interview with law enforcement, Gibson admitted to downloading child pornography. After forensic examinations of Gibson's computers, law enforcement deemed 307 images, and 201 videos were child pornography... Read More

New rehabilitation hospital being built in Henderson

A new 60-bed medical rehabilitation center broke ground in Henderson Wednesday.

The ceremony took place at the Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican Siena Campus. When completed, the new hospital will be three stories tall and more 74,000 square feet.

Patients suffering from neurological conditions will be treated at the facility. Dignity Health teamed up with Select Medical, one of the largest operators of specialty hospitals in the county.

The new hospital will help treat stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injuries and other rehabilitation needs. The hospital is set to open in 2018... Read More

Police cite 302 motorists in 2-week enforcement effort

Henderson Police, along with Boulder City and Mesquite Police, arrested three drivers for DUI and cited another 302 during a recent enforcement targeting impaired drivers.

The effort took place from June 30 - July 14 using saturation patrols.

Police did 359 stops during the two-week period. Included in the citations were 237 issued to motorists for speeding violations and another 30 for insurance and registration violations... Read More

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Henderson mayor meets with community to talk about public safety

Just a day after unanimously approving the Henderson Strong plan focusing on growth over the next 20 years, Mayor Debra March spent the morning talking with her new constituents.

The meeting at Henderson Multigenerational Center Thursday is the first of a new series aimed at reaching the heart of the community.

Speaking to a packed house in Henderson, Mayor Debra March held the first of her "March On" meetings as mayor. She is hearing from residents about their major concerns and issues.

"I prepared a 100-day plan based on the 50 town hall meetings that I conducted throughout the community, I heard what the communities concerns were and the major one was public safety so my commitment in the 100-day plan was actually to invite the community into to talk about public safety issues," Mayor March said... Read More

Henderson firefighters battle house fire near Windmill and Pecos

Firefighters with Henderson Fire were called to a house fire Tuesday night.

The two-story house fire happened on Dolphin Court. The major cross streets in that area are Pecos and Windmill.

There were many details released, but 8 News NOW has learned no one was hurt.

This is a developing story. ... Read More

Man dies after driver plows into music store, strikes him

Police in Henderson say a man who was struck by a vehicle that plowed into a music store has died.

Police say the man on Monday was transported in critical condition from the scene of the crash to a local hospital, where he died later.

The Clark County coroner's office has identified the man as 81-year-old Henderson resident Jerome Lloyd Eisenberg.

Henderson Police officer Rod Peta says the driver was not injured when the vehicle veered into the store. Peta described the crash as an "accident."... Read More