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2 killed in Henderson shooting, car crash, fire identified

Two men found fatally shot in a car that had caught on fire after crashing into a Henderson home have been identified.

The Clark County Coroner's office said Thursday that 34-year-old Lanard Lafare Wilson Jr. and 25-year-old Selvy Auston died of multiple gunshot wounds. Their deaths were ruled homicides.

The two men were with two others when a fight broke out inside the moving car on Tuesday. The shots were fired by a passenger, killing the two seated in the front.

Henderson police said they're still investigating the incident and that neither of the survivors have been arrested.

The two men in the backseat were injured but treated at the scene.

They are cooperating and speaking with police as they try to determine who opened fire and why... Read More

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2 shot to death in car in Henderson neighborhood

A driver and passenger are dead after gunfire erupted in a car that crashed into a home in a Henderson neighborhood.

Henderson police said it happened around 12:15 a.m. on the 100 block of Trenier Drive, near Horizon Ridge and Mission Drive.

Four men got into a fight inside a car and the passenger and driver were shot to death, police said.

The car then crashed into a home. The homeowners were not injured.

Police are questioning two people in connection to the incident, but no one has been arrested.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.... Read More

Vandalism closes Boys & Girls community center in Henderson

Several windows were found broken at a suburban Boys and Girls Club site Sunday, shutting down the after-school community center.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada said Monday that it found 22 broken storefront windows at its Mary and Sam Boyd Clubhouse in Henderson.

Henderson police said they were called about 9 p.m. and are now investigating the incident.

No one was hurt.

The Boys and Girls Club said the incident caused $22,000 worth of damage.

The community center offering after-school programs for about 60 children between five and 18 years old will now be closed until further notice for repairs... Read More

CCSD's policy: How district plans to prevent misconduct between teachers, students

For the third time this year, a Clark County School District educator has been busted for sexual misconduct with a student. The most recent incident involved, a legacy high school teacher who admitted to police that he had sex with a pupil.

All of the incidents have raised questions for CCSD about what the school board is doing to prevent inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.

8 News NOW Reporter Karen Castro took a closer look at the school district's policy and training... Read More

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KLAS-TV wishes Las Vegas news legend Paula Francis a happy retirement

Saying goodbye to a Las Vegas news legend creates a day filled with laughs, memories, and tears.

On April 1 -- April Fool's Day -- a day every 8 News NOW viewers and staffers wished was a big April Fool's joke in itself, we all said goodbye to our beloved Paula Francis.

Paula will anchor her last two newscasts, the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday evening. These time slots, along with the 11 p.m. newscast, are shows Paula anchored with Dave Courvoisier, and other news greats like George Knapp and Garry Waddell, by her side.

Waddell and Knapp rejoined Paula on the anchor desk Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

During Paula's retirement luncheon, Knapp, a longtime friend, and colleague, wowed and cracked the crowd up with his comical take on VH1's "Behind the Music." It was a video filled with dramatic storytelling and none truths about Paula and her colleagues... Read More

Teaching pool safety with Henderson's 'April Pools Day'

Spring has sprung, so that means pool season is upon us, so first responders want to make sure those planning to jump in a pool are prepared.

On Thursday, the City of Henderson kicked-off their 7th Annual April Pools Day event geared towards pool safety.

Pool safety is very important to Cierra Sonetti.

"It's a passion of mine because it's preventable," said Sonetti. "I don't want any family to live the life that I lived and the life Austin lived.

Sonetti's son, Austin, was injured in a drowning accident in a backyard swimming pool.

"We guess he was under the pool cover for at least 6 to 8 minutes," Sonetti said.

The accident changed things for Austin and disabled him for life... Read More

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Sunset and Boulder Highway

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Henderson Wednesday.

A spokesperson with Henderson Police said the crash happened shortly before 4:40 p.m. at the intersection of Pabco Road and E. Galleria Drive near Sunset Road and Boulder Highway.

According to officers, the motorcycle rider was speeding when he lost control of the bike. The rider was thrown from the motorcycle before sliding across the road.

Emergency crews took the rider to St. Rose DeLima where he later died.

There wasn't any other information released... Read More