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Teen who died at Lake Mead identified

The teen who died at Lake Mead Sunday as been identified by the Clark County Coroner as 17-year-old Marshaun Jackson of Henderson.

The cause of death is still pending.

Jackson's body was pulled from the lake around 10 p.m. Sunday.

According to the National Park Service, an emergency call was made around 5:30 p.m. that a swimmer had been underwater for more than five minutes near Boulder Harbor.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife and Metro Search and Rescue assisted in the search... Read More

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1 killed in motorcycle crash on Stephanie

A man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a light pole on Stephanie Street Friday.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. between Russell Road and Patrick Lane.

The 47-year-old man was transported to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced dead... Read More

Protecting your home from scorpions, insects and other creepy-crawlies

They're creepy; they crawl, and they can wiggle their way into your home. Around this time, summer bugs and critters such as scorpions, cockroaches and spiders come out of their hiding place to look for a cool, dry place to set up shop.

"We had one scorpion; my son found him right on the wall," said homeowner, Floyd Denstaedt.

Denstaedt said he also had a close encounter with a black widow.

"I picked up a trash can, it was underneath the rim, and it bit me on the finger," Denstaedt said.

It's also that time of year when rats also look for food and shelter. Experts say rodents like to use washes, to get around unnoticed.

However, there are ways to keep unwanted guests out of your home... Read More

Police investigating baby's death

Metro Police are investigating a baby's death overnight.

Abuse and neglect investigators were called to Sportsman's Royal Manor off Boulder Highway and Tropicana Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police are not releasing any information on how the 6-month-old died or if anyone is facing charges.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.... Read More

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Storm dumps rain and hail on valley

A spring storm brought rain and, in some areas, hail to the Las Vegas valley Saturday. The hardest hit areas were Green Valley, Henderson and Summerlin... Read More

Flood advisory issued for Clark County

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flood advisory for Clark County until 5 p.m. Areas susceptible to flooding include the south and southeast parts of the Las Vegas valley and Henderson.

8 News NOW will have more information as it becomes available.... Read More

Lawyer: Man a victim, not planner of ruse that left 2 dead

A defense attorney is casting a Las Vegas man accused of orchestrating an abduction and robbery ruse that left two people dead in Henderson as a victim, not a criminal.

Brian Kleynen said nothing during his first appearance Thursday in Henderson Justice Court on charges that could get him life in prison in the April 12 incident. He remains in custody pending a preliminary hearing May 17.

Attorney John Turco says the only thing prosecutors have against Kleynen is an alleged admission during questioning by police. But Turco says he hasn't seen an official record of the interview.

Police say the plan was to force a jewelry store worker to open the business for a robbery. They say the employee instead shot and killed Lanard Wilson Jr. and Selvy Auston... Read More